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Overture in C major, holograph keyboard score, by William Boyce

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MS. Don. d. 146

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Overture in C major, holograph keyboard score, by William Boyce, mid 18th century. To Boyce's title was added in pencil, 18th cent. 'by Dr. Boyce his own MS. Pencilled indications of ornaments may have been added by the composer.

Leaves originally cognate.

Dates

  • Mid-18th century

Extent

2 Leaves

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Don. d. 146, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Don. d. 146

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 11136

Overview

Overture in C major, holograph keyboard score, by William Boyce

Biographical / Historical

William Boyce (bap. 1711, d. 1779) was an English composer, organist and music editor.

Custodial History

Watermark, bend and lily,"initials IV, resembles no. 434 (plate CCCXXVI) in Watermarks in Paper, W. A. Churchill, 1935.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought from Richard Macnutt Ltd. and given by Bodley's American Friends, 1967.

Physical Facet

On large oblong 4° leaves, ruled with 10 staves on each side
Title
Overture in C major, holograph keyboard score, by William Boyce
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2019 by Alice Whichelow
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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