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'The compositions of the Harmonic Society of Oxford established Aug. 23rd 1796 for the encouragement and improvement of musical composition', 1796 etc.

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MSS. Tenbury 598-600

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These three volumes are the official books of this Society and contain glees, canon and anthems.

Volume I:
  1. (p. 1) Hence Bacchus. W. Crotch
  2. (p. 4) On his death bed. J. Dix
  3. (p. 5) None without hope. J. Pears
  4. (p. 6) O be favourable. W. Crotch
  5. (p. 7) The Parish clerk. J. Pears
  6. (p. 8) This place may seem. J. Dix
  7. (p. 10) Ode to evensong. W. Crotch
  8. (p. 23) John ran so long. J. Pears
  9. (p. 23) The wretch condemned. J. Dix
  10. (p. 25) For ever fortune. W. Crotch
  11. (p. 28) Far on the sands. J. Radcliffe
  12. (p. 30) Should the lone wauderer. J. Pring
  13. (p. 35) What sounds divine. W. Crotch
  14. (p. 38) To me 'tis given to die. J. Dix
  15. (p. 40) A serving maid was Kate. J. Pears
  16. (p. 45) Halleluiah. W. Crotch
  17. (p. 47) Be merciful. J. Pears
  18. (p. 50) Cease gentle shepherd. J. Pring
  19. (p. 54) My lovely Deha. J. Radcliffe
  20. (p. 55) Methinks I hear. W. Crotch
  21. (p. 62) The envious snow. J. Pears
  22. (p. 62) Tom praised his friend. J. Pring
  23. (p. 63) As Thomas was cudgelled. R. P. Good-enough [Goodenough]
  24. (p. 64) Hear, O hear me. J. Pears
  25. (p. 65) In rural innocence. J. Dix
  26. (p. 67) At parting. W. Crotch
  27. (p. 68) Ye myrtles brown. R. P. Goodenough
  28. (p. 73) Yet mighty God. W. Crotch
  29. (p. 82) Mere innocence. J. Pring
  30. (p. 84) The daisies peep. L. Richmond
  31. (p. 88) Cold is Cadwallo's tongue. J. Pears
  32. (p. 94) In the sightless air. L. Richmond
  33. (p. 100) Here lies Ned Purdon. J. Dix
  34. (p. 100) Alleluiah. L. Richmond
  35. (p. 101) O God hear my voice. L. Richmond
  36. (p. 102) Sing unto the Lord. L. Richmond
  37. (p. 103) O sing unto the Lord. W. Crotch
  38. (p. 104) Look down O Lord. R. P. Goodenough
  39. (p. 105) Woe unto you. L. Richmond
  40. (p. 106) As for me I am poor. L. Richmond
  41. (p. 106) Have mercy upon me. L. Richmond
  42. (p. 107) God be merciful. W. Crotch
  43. (p. 110) To love thee. W. Crotch
  44. (p. 110) Divine Euripides. J. Pring
  45. (p. 110) Full many a gem. J. Pears
  46. (p. 111) Halleluiah. W. Crotch
  47. (p. 112) I envy not the proud. J. Palmer
  48. (p. 113) Of arms and horses. J. Palmer
  49. (p. 116) Rain rain go away. J. Palmer
  50. (p. 117) On this world's foundation. J. Palmer
  51. (p. 118) O memory. J. Dix
  52. (p. 120) Lord have mercy. J. Pears
  53. (p. 121) Nymph with thee. W. Crotch
  54. (p. 123) Once the Muses. J. Dix
  55. (p. 124) Ye tufted groves. J. Pears
  56. (p. 127) In ancient times. J. Holmes
  57. (p. 127) On his death-bed. J. Pring
  58. (p. 128) Sleep, sweet youth. G. D'Arville
  59. (p. 129) Sweet poet of the woods. J. Radcliffe
  60. (p. 131) Haste the speaking strings. J. C. Pring
  61. (p. 135) Lovely seems the moon. R. P. Goodenough
  62. (p. 138) Riches chance may take. J. Dix
  63. (p. 139) Pietas omnium virtutum. W. Crotch
  64. (p. 139) The rich man feasts. J. Radcliffe
  65. (p. 140) All nature mourns. J. Pears
  66. (p. 142) Come follow me. G. D'Arville
  67. (p. 143) Sweet Echo. O. Saffery
Volume II:
  1. (p. 1) Let thy loving mercy. W. Crotch
  2. (p. 2) Tell me where is fancy bred. J. Dix
  3. (p. 3) Dear Innocence. J. Pring
  4. (p. 6) Consigned to dust. J. Radcliffe
  5. (p. 8) Lord let me know. J. Pring
  6. (p. 6) Praise the Lord. J. Pears
  7. (p. 10) O come let us sing. W. Crotch
  8. (p. 11) Here lies the wife. J. Dix
  9. (p. 11) Lord, what love have I. W. Crotch
  10. (p. 12) To all you ladies. J. Pring
  11. (p. 13) I loved thee beautiful. G. D'Arville
  12. (p. 13) 'Οι χράνοι. W. Crotch
  13. (p. 14) No flocks that range. J. Pears
  14. (p. 15) In Domino confido. W. Crotch
  15. (p. 18) O Hope, thou soother. J. Pears
  16. (p. 22) O how sweet. W. Crotch
  17. (p. 23) Here lies Sir Thomas Scot. F. Pring
  18. (p. 24) I was in the land. J. Pring
  19. (p. 17) The smiling mom. J. Dix
  20. (p. 28) Halleluiah. J. Pring
  21. (p. 28) O sanctissima. G. D'Arville
  22. (p. 29) I am poor. J. Pears
  23. (p. 30) Lie heavy on him, earth. J. Dix
  24. (p. 30) Old King Cole. J. Pears
  25. (p. 31) Bone and skin. G. D'Arville
  26. (p. 31) Here lies old Cole. J. Pears
  27. (p. 32) Go tuneful bird. W. Crotch
  28. (p. 34) When forced my fair nymph. J. Pears
  29. (p. 37) Yet awhile, sleep. J. Dix
  30. (p. 37) Amen. J. Dix
  31. (p. 38) Amen. W. Crotch
  32. (p. 38) With love and melancholy. W. Horsley
  33. (p. 44) Farewell, rewards. W. Horsley
  34. (p. 46) Glory be to the Father. J. Pring
  35. (p. 47) Hear O God. J. Pears
  36. (p. 48) I will always praise. W. Crotch
  37. (p. 49) Ben che ti sia crudel. C. Burney
  38. (p. 50) He that loves a rosy cheek. C. Burney
  39. (p. 51) Deos alienos. C. Burney
  40. (p. 52) Salve Regina. C. Burney
  41. (p. 53) Father of all. C. Burney
  42. (p. 54) Glory be to God. C. Burney
  43. (p. 54) God is the Lord indeed. W. Crotch
  44. (p. 56) Hear me, O Lord. W. Crotch
  45. (p. 58) O Lord, my help. W. Crotch
  46. (p. 58) Weep no more. W. Crotch
  47. (p. 63) Under the greenwood tree. J. Dix
  48. (p. 65) Full fathom five. J. Radcliffe
  49. (p. 68) Ring out, ye crystal spheres. W. Crotch
  50. (p. 71) Soft is the strain. W. Crotch
  51. (p. 74) Ye woods and wilds. W. Crotch
  52. (p. 76) I swore I loved. J. Dix
  53. (p. 77) Why wing your flight? J. Dix
  54. (p. 81) In moments of pleasure. R. P. Goodonough
  55. (p. 82) O what is friendship? J. Radcliffe
  56. (p. 83) Why hast thou cast us out? W. Crotch
  57. (p. 83) Hear lies the body. J. Pears
  58. (p. 84) Sing we merrily. W. Crotch
  59. (p. 85) Amen. W. Crotch
  60. (p. 85) How pleased within. J. Radcliffe
  61. (p. 88) Halleluiah. Amen. J. Dix
  62. (p. 88) I will always sing. J. Dix
  63. (p. 89) Why hast thou ? W. Crotch
  64. (p. 89) Blessed be the name. L. Richmond
  65. (p. 90) Let us live. W. Jackson
  66. (p. 94) Ill bodes that deepening. J. Pring
  67. (p. 100) You swore you loved. J. Pring
  68. (p. 102) Smooh as a mirror. J. Pring
  69. (p. 110) Of all the delicates. J. Radcliffe
  70. (p. 111) Howl, O Israel. W. Crotch
  71. (p. 113) Ponder my words. J. Dix
  72. (p. 113) O sing praises. W. Crotch
  73. (p. 115) Halleluiah. J. Radcliffe
  74. (p. 117) Call forth such numbers. W. Crotch
  75. (p. 110) Righteous art thou. W. Crotch
  76. (p. 124) Trust ye in the Lord. W. Crotch
  77. (p. 123) Judah mourneth. W. Crotch
  78. (p. 126) Daughter of Paean. J. Dix
  79. (p. 127) Bow down thine ear. W. Crotch
  80. (p. 128) Amen. Halleluiah. J. Dix
  81. (p. 128) Go, lovely rose. W. Crotch
  82. (p. 138) Mona on snowden calls. W. Crotch
  83. (p. 134) Halleluiah. Amen. J. Dix
  84. (p. 135) Why so disquieted? W. Crotch
  85. (p. 135) Holy, holy, holy. T. Attwood
  86. (p. 137) Halleluiah. J. Dix
  87. (p. 137) Wee modest crimson-lipped. W. Crotch
  88. (p. 140) For ever blessed. W. Crotch
  89. (p. 142) O Lord grant the king. W. Crotch
  90. (p. 143) Treat soft, ye lovers. J. Dix
  91. (p. 144) Gloria Patri. W. Crotch
  92. (p. 145) O Lord Almighty. W. Crotch
  93. (p. 149) O let my due. W. Crotch
  94. (p. 151) O music. W. Crotch
  95. (p. 152) Letitia comes. W. Crotch
  96. (p. 153) Turn thou. W. Crotch
  97. (p. 154) My heart is ready. W. Crotch
  98. (p. 154) O sing praises. W. Crotch
  99. (p. 155) Let's have a round. W. Crotch
  100. (p. 156) Bim bim. W. Crotch
  101. (p. 156) Tell me where is fancy bred ? J. Pring
  102. (p. 157) Θέλω λέγειν. G. D'Arville
  103. (p. 158) I will alway. W. Crotch
  104. (p. 158) Tell me gentle shepherd. G. D'Arville
  105. (p. 159) O be joyful. W. Crotch
  106. (p. 161) Ponder my words. W. Crotch
  107. (p. 161) Sea-nymphs hourly. G. D'Arville
  108. (p. 161) Great art thou. W. Crotch
  109. (p. 163) Ye who idle wanderers be. G. D'Arville
  110. (p. 164) Blessed are the dead. W. Crotch
  111. (p. 165) It is a long lane. G. D'Arville
  112. (p. 166) Interred here. W. Crotch
  113. (p. 169) Lord let me know. W. Crotch
  114. (p. 176) We since the birth. G. D'Arville
  115. (p. 177) When Sopurth thought. J. Spencer
  116. (p. 177) Te benedicimus. W. Crotch
  117. (p. 178) Lord unto thee. W. Crotch
  118. (p. 178) Amen. W. Crotch
  119. (p. 179) When the wicked man. W. Crotch
  120. (p. 181) Lord, hear our prayer. W. Crotch
  121. (p. 182) Lord, thou hast heard. W. Crotch
  122. (p. 183) So when the Spring. J. Spencer
  123. (p. 185) Halleluiah. Amen. G. D'Arville
  124. (p. 186) O sing praises. W. Crotch
  125. (p. 187) When music, heavenly maid. W. Crotch
  126. (p. 190) Out of the depths. W. Crotch
  127. (p. 193) How does the little busy bee? G. D'Arville
  128. (p. 194) Lord God of Sabaoth. W. Crotch
  129. (p. 195) Thou herald of the blushing morn. W. Beale
  130. (p. 199) Lord bow thine ear. J. Spencer
  131. (p. 201) Come let us worship. G. D'Arville
  132. (p. 200) O sing unto the Lord. J. Spencer
  133. (p. 200) Deus nobis. W. Crotch
  134. (p. 202) O cruel Amaryllis. W. Horsley
  135. (p. 207) Pity, touch the humbling. G. D'Arville
  136. (p. 208) Amen. W. Crotch
  137. (p. 209) Not unto us. J. W. Callcott
  138. (p. 210) Break now you garlands. W. Horsley
  139. (p. 212) Why does beauteous Lina? J. W. Callcott
  140. (p. 216) Be merciful. G. D'Arville
  141. (p. 217) Blest are the fairy. W. Horsley
  142. (p. 219) Stabat mater. W. Crotch
  143. (p. 220) From the chambers of the East. J. W. Callcott
  144. (p. 222) Tytyre tu patulae. G. D'Arville
  145. (p. 221) Halleluiah. W. Crotch
  146. (p. 223) In thee, O Lord. J. Spencer
  147. (p. 224) Let the full note. J. Spencer
  148. (p. 228) Hear my prayer. J. W. Callcott
  149. (p. 230) Quis est homo? W. Crotch
  150. (p. 230) Blow the trumpet. G. D'Arville
  151. (p. 231) See urged to wrath. W. Crotch
  152. (p. 234) Hear Lord, when weary. J. Spencer
  153. (p. 235) Sad is my day. G. D'Arville
  154. (p. 236) Softly Drops the pensive tear. W. Horsley
Volume III:
  1. (p. 1) Halleluiah. W. Crotch
  2. (p. 5) O turn to Hebe. J. Spencer
  3. (p. 7) Time has not thinned. G. D'Arville
  4. (p. 7) Halleluiah. W. Crotch
  5. (p. 8) Come, cheerfulness. J. Marsh
  6. (p. 16) Blow blow, thou winter wind. J. Marsh
  7. (p. 19) Lack eating rotten cheese. J. Spencer
  8. (p. 19) Full fathom five. G. D'Arville
  9. (p. 21) Hear O heavens. W. Crotch
  10. (p. 25) Again the balmy Zephyr. J. Spencer
  11. (p. 28) O Lord from whom. W. Crotch
  12. (p. 30) Amen. G. D'Arville
  13. (p. 30) Why hast thou? W. Crotch
  14. (p. 30) Here let time. G. D'Arville
  15. (p. 31) When Orpheus. J. Spencer
  16. (p. 35) Lord have mercy. J. Spencer
  17. (p. 36) Lord have mercy. J. Marsh
  18. (p. 37) Praise the Lord. W. Crotch
  19. (p. 39) With thee the unsheltered moor. G. D'Arville
  20. (p. 39) Blessed be the peace-makers. W. Crotch
  21. (p. 40) Rise, Cynthia, rise. G. D'Arville
  22. (p. 40) Lord we beseech thee. W. Crotch
  23. (p. 42) Hark how the sacred. W. Horsley
  24. (p. 44) O well is thee. W. Horsley
  25. (p. 45) How vain is man. G. D'Arville
  26. (p. 46) I acknowledge. W. Crotch
  27. (p. 49) Halleluiah. G. D'Arville
  28. (p. 49) See how fair Flora. W. Horsley
  29. (p. 53) O Lord my sin. G. D'Arville
  30. (p. 54) Halleluiah. W. Crotch
  31. (p. 54) O sing praises. G. D'Arville
  32. (p. 55) Ponder my words. W. Crotch
  33. (p. 56) Woe unto us. W. Crotch
  34. (p. 58) I will arise. J. Marsh
  35. (p. 60) Holy, holy, holy. J. Marsh
  36. (p. 62) Lord have mercy. J. Marsh
  37. (p. 63) Halleluiah. W. Crotch
  38. (p. 64) I have nourished. W. Crotch
  39. (p. 68) My compliments present. W. Crotch
  40. (p. 68) Mona on Snowdon calls. W. Crotch
  41. (p. 85) Welcome to our genial hearth. W. Crotch
  42. (p. 88) As the famed Sir George B. W. Crotch
  43. (p. 88) At parting Emma. W. Crotch
  44. (p. 89) Che non e dolce. W. Crotch
  45. (p. 89) Sweet sylvan scenes. W. Crotch
  46. (p. 94) Halleluiah. C. Potter
  47. (p. 95) Amen. C. Potter
  48. (p. 96) All Saints bells. Oxford. W. Crotch
  49. (p. 96) Death thou wert once. W. Crotch

Dates

  • 1796 etc.

Extent

1 volume

Shelfmark

MSS. Tenbury 598-600

Dimensions

11 3/8 x 9 inches obl.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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