Church music in score with figured bass
(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.
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Mus. d. 174].
MS. Mus. d. 174
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 16713
Church music in score with figured bass, 18th cent.
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'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
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
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