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Cantatas and 'Canticum Latinum', written late in the 17th and in the 18th cent.

MS. Mus. d. 3

  • Request

Made up of two MSS., comprising:

  1. (fol. 2). Three cantatas ('Nymphs and shepherds come away': 'Prepare, now ghosts draw near', 'Of old when heroes', all written in about 1690: the first at least is by Henry Purcell: the last written for some celebration of William 3rd's accession at York
  2. (fol. 39). 'Canticum Latinum', beg. 'Bone Iesu, amor care': written in the 18th cent.


  • Creation: written late in the 17th and in the 18th cent.


46 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Mus. d. 3

Other Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. IV, no. 16708

Physical Facet

On paper


11 3/4 × 8 1/4 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom