Eighteen vocal parts, Written in 1763
'An Ode performed on the Sixth of June 1763 before Their Majesties & the rest of the Royal Family, in the Garden of the Queen's Palace, St. James's Park [London]. Note. The performance was in the Ev'ning, and the Garden was finely illuminated. The words were wrote by Mr I David] Mallet. The music by W. Boyce.' 'The ode begins' See, white-rob'd Peace': the writing of no. 26688 appears to be Boyce's autograph, and if so, other volumes of pieces by Boyce in this series may be in the composer's handwriting. No. 26689 contains eighteen vocal parts.
- Creation: Written in 1763
Language of Materials
MS. Mus. Sch. C. 118b
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. V, no. 26689
10 1/4 × 12 5/8 in.