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Benjamin Rogers: Church music copied by Philip Hayes

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MS. Mus. c.96

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In Hayes' list of contents on pp. vi and v the published items are marked with a cross by J. S. Bumpus, whose notes on Rogers' published works are on the inside cover and p. i.

Music for services:

  1. (p. 1) Full service in F, the Morning and Evening services printed in F. A. Gore Ouseley, Cathedral services by English masters, 1853 (teste Bumpus), the Evening service printed (transposed to G) in York Series as no. 1305 ed. C. F. Simkins (Banks & Son, 1937).
  2. (p. 41) Full service in G, copied from a manuscript at Magdalen College, and the Morning & Evening services printed in E. F. Rimbault, 1847 (teste Bumpus).
  3. (p. 85) Evening service in A 'dated 1684. Transcribed from the original manuscript' (p. 89).

Anthems etc., some annotated by Hayes with the date of Rogers' 'original manuscript' or of his copy, some said by Bumpus to be printed in W. H. Cope, ed. Anthems of eminent composers of the English church (1849) (hereafter Cope) or in J. Page, Harmonia sacra III (1880) (hereafter Page) or in Cantica sacra 2nd set (1674).

  1. (p. 33) O clap your hands, copied Jan 1777. 'NB The organ Bass... I transcribed from an organ Book of Heny Purcel's writing belonging to Westminster Abby in the Hands of Dr. Ben[jamin] Cook organist.' (p. 39).
  2. (p. 77) I will magnify thee O Lord.
  3. (p. 89) O that the salvation were given to Israel (from original of 1684), printed in Cope.
  4. (p. 91) Te Deum patrem colimus (dated 1685), 'Hymnus Eucharisticus as usually perform'd in the Hall of Mag. Coll... after Dinner & Supper by way of after Grace'.
  5. (p. 92) O give thanks unto the Lord, printed in Cope.
  6. (p. 95) Bow down thine ear O Lord, from original of 13 Feb 1677.
  7. (p. 102) I beheld and lo a great multitude, from original of 1678.
  8. (p. 110) Praise the Lord O my Soul (dated 1668), printed in Cope.
  9. (p. 113) Who shall ascend.
  10. (p. 121) O sing unto the Lord, copied 1 Mar 1755.
  11. (p. 126) Rejoice in the Lord.
  12. (p. 131) Behold how good and joyful, printed in Cope.
  13. (p. 133) O pray for the peace of Jerusalem, printed in Cope.
  14. (p. 136) How long wilt thou forget me, printed in Cope.
  15. (p. 138) Lord who shall dwell in thy tabernacle, printed in Page.
  16. (p. 141) If the Lord himself had not been on our side.
  17. (p. 149) Save me O God, printed in Cope.
  18. (p. 153) Laudate Dominum omnes gentes, Oxford Act song performed 12 July 1669, copied 24 July 1778 from 'original manuscript which is in my possession', the last page composed by Hayes to complete the defective original (p. 166), printed in Cantica sacra.
  19. (p. 169) Behold I bring you glad tidings.

(pp. 178-204) are blank.


  • Creation: 1755, 1777 or 1778


204 pages

Language of Materials

  • English

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MS. Mus. c.96

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 7994


Copies of church music by Benjamin Rogers made by Philip Hayes 'many of them written from his own manuscripts' (p. v), some of them in 1755, 1777 or 1778.

Biographical / Historical

Benjamin Rogers (1614-1698) was an organist, singer, cornett player and composer. See Grove Music Online for further details.

Philip Hayes (1738-1797) was a composer, organist and singer. See the Oxford Music Online for further details.

Custodial History

Belonged to Gilbert Heathcote, archdeacon of Winchester 1819-29, then to John Skelton Bumpus. On inside cover there are the letters 'MS T.' in diamond-shaped square in red ink.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought, 1953.

Church music by Benjamin Rogers
EAD version 2019
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Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom