1st contra tenor; 1st contra tenor; 2nd contra tenor, imperfect; 1st tenor, Date not recorded at time of cataloguing
9 leaves, 8 leaves, 6 leaves, 10 leaves.
The vocal and instrumental parts of the anthems used in the Coronation Service of George III and Queen Charlotte, Sept. 22, 1761 ('The King shall rejoice', 'Praise the Lord, O Jerusalem', 'The Lord God is a sun', 'My heart is inditing', and, covered up, 'Behold, O Lord'), presumably by W. Boyce. The table of contents in a few of the volumes shows that the original music for the service was cut down to about half the projected length.
- Creation: Date not recorded at time of cataloguing
Language of Materials
MS. Mus. Sch. D. 276-279
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. 26660-26663
Separately bound in coloured paper bindings with rude designs of flowers and foliage