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Musical fragments, written in the 16th-18th cent.

MS. Mus. c. 38

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Musical fragments, among which are:

  1. (fol. ii). Parts of two leaves from an English form of the Mass, with music (16th cent.): at one point is 'Finis, tanner.'
  2. (fol. 7). An unfinished anthem or cantata from a metrical version of Ps. lxi ('Regard, O Lord, for I complain')
  3. (fol. 10). Anacreon's Ode 46 (Χαλεπὰν τὰ μἠ φιλῆσαι), set to music by, and in the hand of, 'Wm. Heighington', i. e, Musgrave Heighington (?) who in about 1745 published Six select odes of Anacreon in Greek, set to music
  4. (fol. 13). A list of 'All the Works of Anthems by Dr [Maurice] Green.'
  5. At fol. 4 is a note by dr. Philip Hayes; and fol. 14 is a leaf containing two short voluntaries (19th cent.) used in Jesus college chapel at Oxford, presented in 1893 by the rev. Andrew Clark.


  • Creation: written in the 16th-18th cent.


16 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Mus. c. 38

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. 16851

Physical Facet

On paper


13 1/2 × 12 1/8 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom