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Church music in score with figured bass

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MS. Mus. d. 174

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(fols. 4-25v) Charles King, Services in C major, printed in Arnold's Cathedral Music, 1790, iii. 125.

(fols. 26-35v) Mr. Bacon (see fols. 65v-71), Morning service in A; (fols. 36-43) Peter Fussil [or Fussell] of Winchester, Evening service in A; (fols. 43v-46v) Dr. [Maurice] Greene, verse anthem, 'I will magnify thee'; (fols. 47-57v) Dr [William] Boyce, three verse anthems, 'Give the King thy judgements', 'Be thou my judge' and (with organ part) 'Teach me oh Lord', the last printed in his Fifteen Anthems (1780), p. 109; (fols. 58-61v) Dr. [Edward] Blake, verse anthem, 'Thou oh God art praised'; (fol. 61v) [Jonathan] Battishill, chant in E, double chant in E.

Anthems mostly from Winchester and Salisbury in the hand of John Mathews (d. 1799), lay clark at Salisbury 1760-1764, indexed after 1774 [by P. Hayes (?)] on fol. 104: (fols. 62-65) Dr [William] Croft, verse anthem, 'I waited patiently'; (fols. 65v-71) Mr. [Robert] Bacon, vicar Choral of Sarum, verse anthem 'The eyes of the Lord'; (fols. 71-75) Dr [Maurice] Greene, verse anthem 'Like as the hart', printed in Arnold's Cathedral Music (1790), ii. 59; (fols. 75v-79v) Dr Blake, verse anthem 'I have set God always before me', printed in John Page's Harmonia Sacra (1800) vol. ii; (fols. 79v-82) [James] Kent, verse anthem 'Hear my prayer', printed inhis Twelve Anthems p. 8; (fols. 82-83) [John] Bishop, treble solo anthem 'I will magnify thee'; (fols. 83-84) [James] Hawkins [sen.], treble solo anthem 'Arise O Lord'; (fols. 84-85v) [James] Kent, treble solo anthem, 'It is a good thing to give thanks'; (fols. 86-88v) [James] Kent, verse anthem 'My song shall be of mercy', printed in his Twelve Anthems p. 45; (fols. 89-92v) [Thomas] Norris, verse anthem 'Hear my prayer'; (fols. 93-95) [Michael] Wise, verse anthem 'The ways of Sion', printed in Boyce's Cathedral Music (1773) iii, p. 203; (m) (fols. 95-98v) [Anthony] Walkley, late organist of Salisbury, verse anthem 'O Lord, thou has searched'; (fols. 98v-103v) Bacon, verse anthem 'The Lord is king'.

(fols. 105-107) Dr [James] Nares, Morning service in C; (fols. 108-113v) Dr T[homas] S[anders] Dupuis, 'A short service' in A; (fols. 113v-121v) Dupuis, Service in E, posth. printed in his Cathedral Music, i. 1; (fols. 122-123v) John Reynolds, verse anthem 'My God, My God, look upon me'.


  • Creation: 18th cent.


127 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

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MS. Mus. d. 174

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 16713


Church music in score with figured bass, 18th cent.

Biographical / Historical

Biographical details unknown.

Custodial History

'MS N' [in diamond-shaped joined lines] (as shelfmark) is inside front cover. Owned by John S. Bumpus (bookplate, and name on fol. 2) whose index is on fol. 1.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought, 1927.

Physical Facet

i + 126 leaves. Section B is paginated 1-72; C is paginated 1-84; Bumpus foliated the whole manuscript in red ink up to 114 and paginated in pencil after that 185-225. The modern pencil foliation is used in this description. Tooled calf binding with red leather labels tooled in gold, late 18th cent.

Church music in score with figured bass
EAD version 2019 by Hannah Jordan and Margaret Czepiel
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Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom