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Verse anthems, Date not recorded at time of cataloguing

MS. Mus. Sch. c. 40

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Score, xii + 298 pages. Copied in a book already damaged by damp. A later owner wrote names of composers in the index (p. vii), and at the end of item 30 'NB a very bad copy of the above anthem'.
  1. (pp. 1-2) Michael Wise: Dialogue, I charge you;
  2. (pp. 3-7) Blow: Turn thee unto me;
  3. (pp. 8-13) W. Tucker: I was glad;
  4. (pp. 14-19) W. Tucker: Wherewithall shall a young man;
  5. (pp. 20-25) W. Tucker: My heart is fixed (incomplete);
  6. (pp. 26-29) [Purcell]: I will love thee [Z. N67];
  7. (pp. 30-40) [Aldrich]: I will love thee;
  8. (pp. 41-47) W. Tucker: Comfort ye;
  9. (pp. 48-58) 'Silas Taylor als Mr. Lock' [Locke]: Lord let me know;
  10. (pp. 59-68) Purcell: Blessed is he that considereth [Z. 7];
  11. (pp. 69-78) Purcell: They that go down [Z. 57];
  12. (pp. 79-91) Aldrich: I am well pleased (incomplete);
  13. (pp. 92-101) Blow: O Lord thou hast searched;
  14. (pp. 102-115) Locke: Not unto us;
  15. (pp. 116-125) Blow: O Lord I have sinned;
  16. (pp. 126-131) Purcell: Thy way O God [Z. 60];
  17. (pp. 132-136) Purcell: Sing unto God [Z. 52];
  18. (pp. 137-145) W. Lawes: The Lord is my light;
  19. (pp. 146-163) Blow: And I heard a great voice;
  20. (pp. 164-175) Blow: I waited patiently (incomplete);
  21. (pp. 176-206) Blow: I was glad;
  22. (pp. 207-221) Blow: O sing unto the Lord a new song;
  23. (pp. 222-237) Blow: Ascribe unto the Lord;
  24. (pp. 238-242) Tucker: Lord how long;
  25. (pp. 243-250) Pel[ham] Humfrey: Thou art my king O God;
  26. (pp. 251-255) Blow: Sing we merrily;
  27. (pp. 256-261) Blow: O how amiable;
  28. (pp. 262-265) Tucker: O give thanks;
  29. (pp. 266-270) Wise: O praise God in his holiness;
  30. (pp. 271-274) Child: O let my mouth be filled;
  31. (pp. 275-279) Rogers: O clap your hands;
  32. (pp. 279-290) Tucker: My Song shall be alway.


  • Date not recorded at time of cataloguing


298 pages

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Mus. Sch. c. 40

Former reference:

Music School [B. 6. 10]

Other Finding Aids

Robert Hake, [Catalogue of the Music School Collection], c 1850-1855. No. XIX/3.

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. 26399.

Physical Facet

Large upright folio, usually quired in eights. Watermark, Fleur de Lys, countermark IHS. Ruling 10 staves, red marginal ruling. Binding, rough calf with blind tooling.

Repository Details

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Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom