Vol. IV, 'Poems for Musick', 1737
MS. Eng. d. 3626
Fols. 1-75 in the hand of an amanuensis, possibly Hoadly's wife Elizabeth, much of the remainder in Hoadly's hand. Includes a number of pastorals, oratorios and other works (many of them published in contemporary editions), with notes of the composers (mainly Maurice Greene), and of performance
- (fols. 2-21) 'Love's Revenge; A Dramatic Pastoral, in two Interludes. 1736' (composed by Greene, 1737)
- (fols. 23-35) 'JEPHTHA, an Oratorio, in two parts', n.d. [published 1737] (composed by Greene, 1739)
- (fols. 36-43) 'The Judgement of HERCULES. A mask', n.d. (composed by Greene, )
- (fols. 44-56) 'The FORCE of TRUTH: an Oratorio', n.d. [published 1744] (composed by Greene, 1744)
- (fols. 57-75) 'PHOEBE, A Pastoral Opera. 1747' (composed by Greene, 1748)
- (fols. 76-84) 'Love's Artifice, a Mask. Set to Musick by Mr. Stanley' [ John Stanley], [c.1750]
- (fols. 86-8) 'Ode on the Origin of Musick: (A Fragment,) design'd to be set to Musick by Dr. Greene ... 1730 ... left unfinish'd ...'
- (fols. 88v-91) 'The song of Moses ... (compos'd for James Harris Esqre. but never set.) 1743'
- (fols. 91r & v, 92, 92 v-93) Songs, 'for the Stepney Feast', 1734-6 (composed by Greene)
- (fols. 93v-94) 'Ode of Horace parodied', 1743 (composed by Greene, n.d.)
- (fols. 94v-95v) 'Ode to St. Cloacine', n.d. (composed by Greene, n.d.)
- (fols. 96-8) 'Song for the New Year, 1746'
- (fol. 98) 'Sonnet on Credulity', n.d.
- (fol. 98v) 'Anacreon. Ode 8. –– 1729. Set to Musick by Dr. Greene', but the page blank except for the pencil note 'See if this be in any of the 8 vo. volumes'.
- (fols. 99v-102v) Cantatas, including: (fols. 99v-100v) Cantata, set by Greene, 1729, (fols. 100v-101v) 'Venus and Adonis', set by Mr. Kellaway [ Joseph Kelway], 1734 (another copy is in MS. Eng. d. 3623, pp.191-2),(fols. 101-v-102-v) 'on the Birth Day of ... Mary Duchess of Leeds' (composed by Greene, 1747)
- (fols. 102v-109) 'THE TROPHY, being Six Cantatas To the Honour of ... William Duke of CUMBERLAND' (composed by Greene, 1746)
- (fols. 109-24) 'THE CHAPLET, ... Twelve ENGLISH Songs' (composed by Greene, 1738)
- (fols. 124v, 124 v-125) two songs (composed by Greene, n.d.)
- (fols. 125v-133) eight ballads, five set by Greene, 1730-46, and (fols. 128v-9 v, 130r & v ) anonymous, 1743, n.d., (fols. 132-3) by M. Festing [ Michael Christian Festing], 1749
- (fols. 133-135v) verse to introduce scenes of the Queen's Hermitage, and of Merlin's Cave, in Richmond Gardens, set to music by Mr. Galliard [ John Ernest Galliard], 1731
- (fols. 136-7) verse versions of Psalms 23 and 137 (composed by Greene, 1744-5)
Fols 138-89 are blank.
MS. Eng. d. 3626
Binding: Gilt-ruled sprinkled calf