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William Croft: 10 verse anthems, copied in score by his pupil James Kent

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MS. Mus. d. 173

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(a) (fols. 3-28) Thanksgiving anthem for the peace [of Utrecht] 1713, beg. 'This is the day'

(b) (fols. 29-38) 'The souls of the righteous', for the funeral of Queen Anne

(c) (fols. 39-46) 'The heavens declare'

(d) (fols. 47-52v) 'I cried unto the Lord'

(e) (fols. 53-58v) 'Out of the deep'

(f) (fols. 59-63v) 'I waited patiently'

(g) (fols. 65-71) 'We wait for thy loving kindness'

(h) (fols. 71v-83v) 'O Lord thou hast searched me out'

(i) (fols. 85-93) 'Sing unto the Lord'

(j) (fols. 94-101v) 'O be joyful'

All anthems except (b) and (f) were published in Musica Sacra, 1724.

Dates

  • [1731-1737]

Extent

104 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

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Shelfmark:

MS. Mus. d. 173

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 16711

Abstract

10 verse anthems by William Croft, copied in score by his pupil James Kent, [1731-1737].

Biographical / Historical

William Croft (1678-1727) was a composer. See Grove Music Online for further details.

Custodial History

Bookplate inside front cover of James Kent, Trinity College, Cambridge. Subsequently owned by W. Horsley, Mus. Bac. Oxon. (fol. 3). Notes inside front cover and on fol. 2v are initialled, J[ohn] S[kelton] B[umpus] and A. H. D. P.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought, 1927.
Title
William Croft: 10 verse anthems, copied in score by his pupil James Kent
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2019 by Hannah Jordan and Margaret Czepiel
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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