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English church music, early 19th cent.

MS. Tenbury 1493

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Recovered from a folio volume of miscellaneous printed church music bound together for Sir Frederick Ouseley in 1855. It consists of two elements, originally separate: (a) fols. 1-15 in the hand of an unknown scribe and (b) fols. 16-79 transcribed in 1847 by George Townsend Smith, organist of Hereford Cathedral, who has added notes on the sources of his transcriptions.
  1. (fols. 1-6) Awake, put on thy strength. Michael Wise
  2. (fols. 7-10) The ways of Sion do mourn. Michael Wise
  3. (fols. 11-15v) Gloria in excelsis in A major. Charles King
  4. (fols. 16-34v) Te Deum, Jubilate, Magnificat, Nunc Dimittis in F. Henry Hall Junior
  5. (fols. 35V-49) Cantate Domino [and] Deus Misereatur in B flat. Henry Hall Senior
  6. (fols. 50-56) Jubilate in E flat. Henry Hall Senior
  7. (fols. 56v-62) Magnificat, Nunc Dimittis in A minor. Henry Hall Junior
  8. (fols. 62v-64) Righteous art thou. Henry Hall [Senior]
  9. (fols. 64v-66v) Behold now, praise the Lord. Henry Hall Senior
  10. (fols. 67-68v) O praise the Lord all ye heathen. Henry Hall Senior
  11. (fols. 69-72v) We will rejoice in thy salvation. Henry Hall Senior
  12. (fols. 73-75) Deliver us, O Lord our God. Henry Hall Junior
  13. (fols. 75v-79) Praise the Lord, O ye servants. Henry Hall Junior


  • early 19th cent.


1 volume

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Tenbury 1493


14 × 9 inches

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom