Writings

Occasional Writings and Lectures

  • Scottish Music in 1931, (1 page), 1931
  • Hints to the Chamber Music Players; published Bombay Press, 1945
  • Is music a teachable subject?; (9 pages), 1945
  • Music in British Schools; SA Music Teacher, 31, p1 - 3, 1946
  • Contemporary Music; a talk by Chisholm, SABC Sound Archives (17min 30s), 1949
  • Carnegie Grant lecture series of 6; Canada/USA (also given in South Africa), 1953-54
  • Sweeney Agonistes (TS Eliot) versus Black Roses; story behind this, (2 pages), 1954
  • Celtic Song Book lectures; Little Theatre (No 1:13 pages. No 2:18 pages), 1956
  • Cramb Musicship Lecture; University of Glasgow on Celtic folk song (30 pages), 1957
  • Education and the Creative Mind; lecture given at Stellenbosch Convention, 1958
  • Leoš Janá?ek; Greatest Musical Figure in the History of Brno; Res Musicae v 6 (1), p8-11, 1959
  • Marriage of Figaro; Lecture to University Women's Society , (11 pages), 1959
  • Music I Like; (9 pages), 1959
  • Chamber Music and the Contemporary Idiom; Res Musicae Vol 6, p14-17, 1960
  • Golden Jubilee Music Festival, Foreword; Sp 7 - 9, 1960
  • How Fast Is Music? The Composer Himself May Vary With Mood; Res Musicae V 6, p8-9, 1960
  • John Joubert's 'Silas Marner'; (13 pages), 1961
  • Music in Education Symposium, Creative Education in Music; Vol. XIV of the Colston Papers London p 188-201 1963
  • Celtic Folk Songs ; (preface p5 - 6, 1964. Click here to read the article Notes on Gaelic Folk Song
  • Men & Music; Summer School lectures, University of Cape Town, (85 pages) 1964
  • What life has taught me series, Press interview , Thomson Newspapers (8 pages), 1964
  • Kaikhosru Sorabji ; Illustrated Talk, (text only), 1965
  • Operas of Leoš Janá?ek; ed. K. Wright, publ. Pergamon Press, 1971

Undated Articles

  • Gaelic Folk Song; (5 pages)
  • Hindustani Music some aspects of ; (2 pages)
  • My Job in Wartime; radio broadcast (text only) (4 pages)
  • Mystery of Sir Thomas Beecham; (2 pages)
  • Nationalism in Music; (12 pages)
  • Piobaireachd - A Much Neglected Art; (2 pages)
  • Politics in Music; (4 pages)
  • Some aspects of European & Hindustani Music; (2 pages)
  • The Wonder of English; (p3)
  • Why I am not a Christian; (1 page)