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Autograph organ and harp parts for instrumental music by William Lawes, 1st half of the 17th cent.

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MS. Mus. Sch. d. 229

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Copies of organ and (for nos. 17-18) harp parts of instrumental music, working from both ends of the volume. Nos. 1-21 belong to MSS. Mus. Sch. d. 238-240, no. 1-21; nos. 22-33 were added later and belong to MS. Mus. Sch. b. 2-3. This manuscript appears on the 1682 list of the Music School collection with MSS. Mus. d. 238-240.

1-8: [Consort suites] in 3 parts, violin, bass viol, organ. Fantazias and 2 Airs [Alman and Galliard] separately numbered 25-48. ('Violin sonatas', 3 parts, L1-8).

9-16: [Consort suites] in 4 parts, 2 violins, bass viol, organ. Fantazias and 2 Airs [Alman and Galliard] separately numbered 25-48. ('Violin sonatas' 4 parts, L1-8).

17-18: [Harpe consorts] for harp, bass viol, violin and theorbo. Airs separately numbered 1-8. (L1-2). Incomplete.

19-21: [Suites] for 2 bass viols and organi. (L1-3). Incomplete.

22-24: [Consort suites], 6 parts.

25-29: [Consort suites], 5 parts. (L1-5).

30-33: [Consort suites], 6 parts.
  1. (fols. 3v-4v) G minor. Printed, Musica Britannica, no. 12;
  2. (fols. 4v-6) G major;
  3. (fols. 6v-8) A minor;
  4. (fols. 8v-10) C major;
  5. (fols. 10v-12.) D minor. Ed. C. Arnold, published by Stainer & Bell, [1958];
  6. (fols. 12v-14) D major;
  7. (fols. 14v-16) D minor. Printed, Musica Britannica, no. 13;
  8. (fols. 16v-18) D major. Printed, Musica Britannica, no. 14;
  9. (fols. 18v-20) G minor. Printed, Musica Britannica, no. 15;
  10. (fols. 20v-22) G major;
  11. (fols. 22v-24) A minor;
  12. (fols. 24v-26) C major. Published by the Viola da Gamba Society, ed. G. Dodd, no. 42, 1967;
  13. (fols. 26v-28.) D minor. Ed. C. Arnold, published by Stainer & Bell, [1958];
  14. (fols. 28v-30) D major. Printed, Musica Britannica, no. 16;
  15. (fols. 30v-32.) D minor. Printed, Musica Britannica, no. 17;
  16. (fols. 32v-34) D major;
  17. (fols. 34v-35) Alman, 2 Corants and Saraband in G minor. Printed, Musica Britannica, no. 8;
  18. (fols. 35v-36 rev.) Air, 2 Corants, and Saraband in G minor;
  19. (fol. 79 rev.) Pavan and 2 Airs in G minor;
  20. (fol. 78 rev.) Pavan and Alman of Alfonso in C major. Printed, Musica Britannica, no. 6;
  21. (fol. 78 rev.) 2 unfinished Airs in C major;
  22. (fol. 70 rev.) Fantazia in C minor. (From L1). Printed, Musica Britannica, no. 4a;
  23. (fol. 69v rev.) Fantazia in C minor. (From L1). Printed, Musica Britannica, no. 4b;
  24. (fols. 68v-67 rev.) Fantazia, In nomine (Printed, Musica Britannica, no. 5); and Air in B major. (L3);
  25. (fols. 66v-65 rev. ) Fantazia, Plainsong and Air in G minor. Printed, Musica Britannica, no. 1;
  26. (fols. 65-63v rev.) 2 Fantazias (the first printed, Musica Britannica, no. 2) and Air in A minor;
  27. (fols. 63-61v rev.) Fantazia (printed, Musica Britannica, no. 3), Air, Pavan and Air in C minor;
  28. (fols. 61-60 rev.) Fantazia, Pavan, and Air, in F major. Published by the Viola da Gamba Society, ed. L. Ring; no. 10
  29. (fols. 60-59 rev.) Fantazia, Pavan, and Air in C major;
  30. (fols. 58 rev., 55v rev.) In nomine and Air in C minor. (From L1). Printed, Musica Britannica, 4c-d;
  31. (fols. 58-56 rev.) Pavan, Fantazia and Air in G minor. (L4);
  32. (fols. 55-3v rev.) Fantazia, Air and Fantazia in C major. (L2);
  33. (fols. 53v-1v rev.) Air, Fantazia, Air and Fantazia in F major. (L5).

Dates

  • 1st half of the 17th cent.

Extent

82 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

Physical Description

title: Watermarks in Paper

Shelfmark

MS. Mus. Sch. d. 229

Former reference:

Music School A. 4. 10.

Other Finding Aids

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

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. 26503.

RISM 800273359

Physical Description

title: Watermarks in Paper

Dimensions

Oblong folio

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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