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Copies of and papers concerning English popular music of the 16th to 19th centuries, Date not recorded at time of cataloguing

MS. Mus. c.83

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1. (fol. 1-24) Lute, cither and virginal music copied mostly in tablature, and (fol. 25-47) in modern notation by G. E. P. Arkwright from Camb. Univ. Libr. MSS. Dd. II, 11, III. 18, IV. 23, V. 20, VI. 48, IX. 33, XIII. 11, XIV. 24, Nn. VI. 36, Bodleian MSS. Mus. Sch. d.245-247, Ch. Ch. I. 5. 47, Wm. Ballet's Lute MS. (Dublin), Thos. Dallis' Pupil's Lute Book (Dublin), J. Daniel, Songs for lute, viol and voice, F. Forbes, Songs and Fancies, T. Morley, Consort Lessons, T. Robinson, New Citharen Lessons, and T. Weelkes, Ayres and Phantasticke Spirites. Some of the pieces are printed in Old English Popular Music, ed. Wooldridge, 1893.

2. Folk-songs and singing games and correspondence about them, collected by G. E. P. Arkwright, M. U. Arkwright, L. E. Broadwood, J. H. Blunt and others (fols. 48-80) between 1893 and 1917 and (fols. 81-end) at unknown dates.

i + 129 leaves.


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130 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Mus. c.83

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