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Odes etc. by dr. William Hayes, written in the second half of the 18th cent.

MS. Mus. d. 81

  • Request


  1. (fol. 1). An Oxford Commemoration ode, 1751 beg. 'Where shall the Muse'), in full score
  2. (fol. 52). An Oxford Commemoration ode, 1773 beg. 'Daughters of Beauty'), dated at end 2 July 1773: followed by one chorus ('The generous youth') separate.
  3. (fol. 92). A song beg. 'When Damon first')
  4. (fol. 96). A cantata beg. 'Comus, away'), two fragments follow.

The preceding pieces to (fol. 52) may be autograph.


  • Creation: written in the second half of the 18th cent.


106 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Mus. d. 81

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. 16786

Physical Facet

On paper


9 5/8 × 12 1/4 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom