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Mixed works of Bassani and glees by unknown composers, mid-18th cent.

MS. Tenbury 920

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The first section consists entirely of works by Bassani in full score. No composer names are given in the second section, which consists chiefly of glees. There are two fragments on the last folio of the book.

Section I:
  1. (fol. 1v) Alma parens
  2. (fol. 11v) Dixit Dominus
  3. (fol. 28v) Beatus vir
  4. (fol. 42) Laudate dominum
  5. (fol. 56) Magnificat
  6. (fol. 81v) Litanie
  7. (fol. 92) Jube domum benedicere
  8. (fol. 97) Domine ad adjuvandum
  9. (fol. 99) Lauda Hierusalem
  10. (fol. 108) Cum invocarem
  11. (fol. 115v) Qui habitet
Section II:
  1. (fol. 126v) No glory I covet
  2. (fol. 128v) Thyrsis, the music
  3. (fol. 129v) With an honest old friend
  4. (fol. 130v) The smiling mom
  5. (fol. 132) Sometimes a happy rustic swain
  6. (fol. 133v) The thirsty earth
  7. (fol. 137v) Hither ye loves
  8. (fol. 138v) My Phillida adieu
  9. (fol. 140) The various seasons
  10. (fol. 142) Say lovely rose


  • mid-18th cent.


1 volume

Language of Materials

  • Latin


MS. Tenbury 920

Custodial History

This volume belonged to James Kent, organist of Winchester, but the latter part from fol. 126 onwards was added between 1799 and 1800 after Kent's death in 1776.


13 x 9 inches

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom