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A collection of English church music in score, late 17th cent.

MS. Tenbury 1023

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The music from pages 1-12, 37-44 and 101-167 is in a later hand; the original first 8 folios were evidently missing when the present book was bound. Pages 105-128 really form an independent manuscript. The services of Byrd and Gibbons are at the reverse end of the book.

  1. (p. 1) I will sing. J. Goldwin
  2. (p. 4) Call to remembrance. R. Farrant
  3. (p. 9) Bow thine ear. W. Byrd
  4. (p. 10) Sing we merrily. W. Child
  5. (p. 16) With all our hearts. T. Tallis
  6. (p. 23) Behold it is Christ. E. Hooper
  7. (p. 27) Hosanna. O. Gibbons
  8. (p. 31) Lift up your heads (incomplete). O. Gibbons
  9. (p. 37) O Lord God of hosts. J. Goldwin
  10. (p. 45) Hear me O God. J. Goldwin
  11. (p. 53) Hear my prayer. A. Batten
  12. (p. 53) Out of the deep. H. Aldrich
  13. (p. 58) O God wherefore art thou absent. J. Blow
  14. (p. 62) I call and cry. T. Tallis
  15. (p. 62) Save me O God. J. Blow
  16. (p. 67) O Lord, I bow the knees. J. Mundy
  17. (p. 69) We have heard. H. Aldrich
  18. (p. 73) Prevent us O Lord (here ascribed in a later hand to W. Child). W. Byrd
  19. (p. 76) O give thanks. W. Tucker
  20. (p. 81) Blessed be the Lord God. J. Goldwin
  21. (p. 83) O God the king of glory. H. Aldrich
  22. (p. 85) Almighty and everlasting. O. Gibbons
  23. (p. 86) If the Lord himself. W. Child
  24. (p. 89) O pray for the peace. W. Child
  25. (p. 90) Praise the Lord O my soul. W. Child
  26. (p. 93) Behold my servant. J. Goldwin
  27. (p. 96) O Lord grant the king. W. Child
  28. (p. 97) Arise O Lord. W. Byrd
  29. (p. 98) Help us O God. W. Byrd
  30. (p. 100) O Lord the maker. W. Mundy
  31. (p. 101) I have set God. J. Goldwin
  32. (p. 105) As pants the hart. G. F. Handel
  33. (p. 129) And I heard a great voice. J. Blow
  34. (p. 144) When Israel came. J. Blow
  35. (p. 156) I beheld and lo. J. Blow
At reverse end of the volume:
  1. Te Deum, Benedictus, Kyrie and Creed in F. O. Gibbons
  2. Te Deum and Benedictus (short service). W. Byrd


  • late 17th cent.


1 volume


MS. Tenbury 1023

Custodial History

This volume belonged formerly to W. Hawes.


12 3/4 x 8 1/8 inches

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom