BARNETT, John Francis. 17430



Autograph Letter Signed, to Mr. Holdsworth, regarding a performance of Berlioz’s Faust, discussing the composition of the choir and orchestra. 3 pp. 7 x 4 inches, one clean tear at centre fold repaired. 8 Marlborough Place, St. John’s Wood, 12 January 1881. John Francis Barnett (1837 – 1916) English music composer and teacher. “Berlioz employs a great many extra instruments not normally employed. My band will number about sixty.”