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Musical compositions, mainly vocal pieces and pianoforte solos, of Sir Frederick Gore Ouseley, holograph and copies

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MS. Don. c. 17

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Musical compositions, mainly vocal pieces and pianoforte solos, of Sir Frederick Gore Ouseley, holograph and copies, including:
  1. Fols. 7-18. vocal score of 'Now let us praise our famous men', ode for the installation of the Marquis of Salisbury as Chancellor of Oxford University, 1870
  2. Fols. 20-22v. studies in counterpoint and a harmony exercise, autograph
  3. Fol. 23. hymn tune
  4. Fols. 25-37. vocal pieces: four part anthem, There was war in heaven; lithographed madrigal, Your shining eyes; printed duet with pianoforte accompaniment, Vanne a regnar ben mio; unpublished song copied by C. W. James, c.1880, How beautiful is day
  5. Fols. 39- 46. solos for pianoforte, 'Nocturne', 'Melody No.2. composed 1840,' 'Melody No.3. composed 1844', and Melody No.5. composed 1851'.

Dates

  • 1840-c. 1880

Extent

48 Leaves

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Don. c. 17, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Don. c. 17

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 16530

Overview

Musical compositions, mainly vocal pieces and pianoforte solos, of Sir Frederick Gore Ouseley, holograph and copies

Biographical / Historical

Sir Frederick Gore Ouseley (1825-1889) 2nd baronet, was an English church musician.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Given by C. W. James through Friends of the Bodleian, 1930. See F.O.B. Annual Report VI, 1930-1, p.14.

Physical Facet

Bound by Maltby of Oxford in half red morocco
Title
Musical compositions, mainly vocal pieces and pianoforte solos, of Sir Frederick Gore Ouseley, holograph and copies
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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