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Secular choral music, 1893-1938, n.d.

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MS. Mus. b. 115, fols. 88-102

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ss (fol. 88r,v) 'Full fathom five. For six soprano voices, unaccompanied'. Words by William Shakespeare. Dated Dec. 12 1921. Published as op. 34 no. 1, London: Stainer & Bell, 1923;

tt (fols. 89-90v) 'Soft music. For SSATBB unacc.' Words by Robert Herrick. [Op. 48]. Dated 29 June 1930. Draft (fol. 89r,v) and fair copy (fol. 90r,v). Published, London: Oxford University Press, 1931';

uu (fols. 91-92) 'Madrigal (5 parts) "Brown is my love". The words from an Elizabethan song-book'. For SSATB unaccompanied. Dated 17 March 1893;

vv (fol. 93r,v) 'Orpheus with his lute. For SATB unaccompanied'. Words by William Shakespeare. Op. 33, no 1 (wrongly given as op. 32 on the manuscript). With engraver's markings in pencil. Published, London: Stainer & Bell, 1922;

ww (fol. 94r,v) 'Sunset and evening star. Choral song (unaccompanied)'. For SATB unaccompanied. Words by Tennyson. Dated at end 8 Nov. 1932. With crayon annotations. Published, London: Oxford University Press, 1934. [See also MS. Mus. c. 513, fol. 9];

xx (fol. 95r,v) 'Dirge in woods'. For SATB unaccompanied. Words by George Meredith. Op. 65. Dated 16. 5.[19]38. Published, London: Oxford University Press, 1939;

yy (fols. 96-97) 'We are just going to post the letters tonight. Round for M.D. and her Gunfield Choir. Poem by Mary Venables'. Dated 22 March 1935. 2 copies, the second in a copyist's hand (M.D.?). [See also MSS. Mus. b. 115, fols. 78-79 and c. 513, fol. 34];

zz (fol. 98r,v) 'Hymn to Diana'. For SSA and piano. Words by Ben Johnson. Dated at end 27 August 1923. With directions to engraver in red ink, and engraver's markings in pencil and crayon. Published as op. 36 no. 2, London: Oxford University Press, 1924;

aaa (fol. 99r,v) 'A hawk's up, for a hunt's up'. For two-part voices (SA) and piano. Words by Thomas Ravenscroft. Dated at end 23 August 1923. With directions to engraver in red ink, and engraver's markings in crayon. Published as op. 36 no. 3, London: Oxford University Press, 1924;

bbb (fol. 100r,v) 'Sleep'. For two-part voices (SA) and piano. Words by Beaumont and Fletcher. Dated at end 29 August 1923. With directions to engraver in red ink, and engraver's markings in crayon. Published as op. 36 no. 4, London: Oxford University Press, 1924;

ccc (fols. 101-102v) 'To an autumn rose. Two-part song, in canon'. For SA and piano. Words by Mary Scott. Dated at end October 7 1914. With engraver's markings in pencil and crayon. Published as op. 36 no. 5, London: Oxford University Press, 1924.

Dates

  • 1893-1938, n.d.

Extent

15 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

Shelfmark

MS. Mus. b. 115, fols. 88-102

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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