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MSS. Tenbury 714-717

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MS. Tenbury 714 is in the hand of Joseph Warren, who states at the foot of his table of contents 'These MSS copied from the originals from a valuable collection of authentic documents towards the knowledge of our Liturgy at the Reformation', 1848. Contents:
  1. (p. 1) Litany, from a book temp. Hen. VIII at Brasenose College, Oxford
  2. (p. 4) Litany from John Day's M and E Prayer
  3. (p. 6) The Lord's Prayer
  4. (p. 9) Venite. Thomas Causton
  5. (p. 14) Kyrie and Creed. Thomas Causton
  6. (p. 18) Litany and Gloria in excelsis
  7. (p. 24) Litany in 4 parts, from Lowe's book
  8. (p. 31) First Preces and Responses. T. Tallis
  9. (p. 32) First and second Preces and Responses. W. Byrd
  10. (p. 36) First Preces and Responses. O. Gibbons
  11. (p. 49) Litany, with Aldrich's additions. T. Tallis
  12. (p. 35) Come Holy Ghost. T. Tallis
  13. (p. 61) 'M. Bird's answers'. W. Byrd
  14. (p. 67) Preces. T. Tomkins
  15. (p. 71) Preces. E. Hooper
  16. (p. 77) Preces, Responses and Psalms. John Holmes
  17. (p. 90) Litany. William King
  18. (p. 91) Preces. Thomas Hunt
  19. (p. 93) Preces and Psalms (Bassus only) W. Davis (of Hereford)
MS. Tenbury 715 is in the hand of Joseph Warren, who states at the foot of his table of contents 'All the above are from the original copies', 1866. Contents:
  1. (p. 1) O Lord in thee. Thomas Tallis
  2. (p. 6) Veni Creator. Orlando Gibbons
  3. (p. 10) Veni Creator. Anon.
  4. (p. 12) Veni Creator. John Playford
  5. (p. 13) Veni Creator. John Farmer
  6. (p. 14) Veni Creator. Thomas Ravenscroft
  7. (p. 15) Example from El Melopeo. Cerone
  8. (p. 17) Das alte Jahr. Laurentio Erhardis
  9. (p. 19) Puer natus in Bethlehem. M. Praetorius
  10. (p. 24) Puer natus in Bethlehem. L. Erhardis
  11. (p. 25) Coelis ab altis pro deo. L. Erhardis
  12. (p. 26) Now is Christ risen (a fragment)
  13. (p. 27) Veni redemptor. M. Praetorius
  14. (p. 27) Conditor alme siderum. M. Praetorius
  15. (p. 27) A solis ortu. M. Praetorius
  16. (p. 28) Four chants (from Service). J. Blow
  17. (p. 28) O Herr Gott. L. Erhardis
  18. (p. 29) A solis ortu. L. Erhardis
  19. (p. 30) Eine Christliche Beicht. M. Hassler
  20. (p. 31) Allein zu dir. M. Hassler
  21. (p. 32) Chorale. Anon.
  22. (p. 35) Christe qui lux. Samuele Scheicht [Scheidt?]
  23. (p. 39) Alamande a 4 voci. Anon.
MS. Tenbury 716 is in the hand of Joseph Warren, whose table of contents preceded the music, 1871. Nos. 18-24 are transcriptions from the Bassus-book (M.S. 764) in the Lambeth Palace Library. An insert of one leaf contains Bassani's Sanctus (not in J. Warren's hand). Contents:
  1. (p. 1) Kyrie. Nathaniel Giles
  2. (p. 3) Kyrie. Thomas Bullis
  3. (p. 5) Kyrie. Nicholas Strogers
  4. (p. 7) Two Kyries. John Holmes
  5. (p. 9) Kyrie. John Parsons
  6. (p. 11) Two Kyries. Thomas Weelkes
  7. (p. 13) Kyrie. Thomas Tallis
  8. (p. 14) Sanctus (in D min). Thomas Tallis
  9. (p. 15) Kyrie. William Byrd
  10. (p. 17) Kyrie. William Tucker
  11. (p. 19) Sanctus. A. Bryan
  12. (p. 20) Versicles to Service in G. J. Blow
  13. (p. 21) Kyrie. William Turner
  14. (p. 23) Therefore with angels. W. Child
  15. (p. 24) Sanctus. W. Child
  16. (p. 25) Sanctus. Soaper
  17. (p. 27) Six chants by Langdon, Phocion Henley, R. Farrant, C. Gibbons, Batten and Child
  18. (p. 29) First and second Preces and Psalms. O. Gibbons
  19. (p. 31) Psalms. John Parsons
  20. (p. 33) Psalms. Thomas Tallis
  21. (p. 37) Psalms. William Byrd
  22. (p. 41) Preces and Psalms. R. Portman
  23. (p. 42) Psalms. Thomas Tomkins
  24. (p. 43) Sanctus. Edmund Hooper
  25. (p. 45) Sanctus. William Croft
MS. Tenbury 717, 1871-1873. In the hand of Joseph Warren. Contents:
  1. (p. 1) Jesus Christus unser Heyland ('Johannis Hussen Lied'), 1871
  2. (p. 2) Jesus Christus unser Heyland ('Johannis Hussen Lied') harmonised by J. Warren, 1871
  3. (p. 4) The First Psalm. Plain tune from The English Geneva Psalter of 1556, harmonised by J. Warren, 1871
  4. (p. 6) O salutaris. Anon. 'Scored from the separate parts temp. of [Queen] Mary', 1873

Dates

  • 1848, 1866, 1871, 1871-1873

Extent

1 volume

Shelfmark

MSS. Tenbury 714-717

Physical Facet

MS. Tenbury 717 is loosely inserted at the back of the volume comprising MSS. Tenbury 714-716.

Dimensions

12 x 9 1/2 inches obl.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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