William Croft: 10 verse anthems, copied in score by his pupil James Kent
(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.
- Creation: [1731-1737]
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Mus. d. 173].
MS. Mus. d. 173
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CMD ID 16711
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.
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.
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- William Croft: 10 verse anthems, copied in score by his pupil James Kent
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