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Music Collected by the Blount Family, Mapledurham


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Music collected during the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries by the Blount family at Mapledurham. Most of the music consists of English, Italian and French songs and operatic arias, late seventeenth to early eighteenth century. Parts for one or two voices, bass line, and (rarely) other accompaniments are given in score. Some teaching notes are included.


  • 18th-19th cent.


17 shelfmarks

Language of Materials

English, Italian, and French

Preferred Citation

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MSS. Mus. d. 246-58, e. 43-6

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 12803

Biographical / Historical

Blount family at Mapledurham.

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Music Collected by the Blount Family, Mapledurham
Emily Tarrant
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Weston Library
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