Sir Hugh Percy Allen: 2 songs, 1 partsong, chants, and arrangements/copies of hymn tunes
Collection of music by Sir Hugh Percy Allen. Autograph manuscript in ink and pencil, comprising:
a (fols. 1-4) 'Persicos odi'. Song for baritone and piano. Words from Horace, Odes, book 1 no. 38. Ink fair copy.
b (fols. 5-7) 'Montium custos'. Song for baritone and piano. Words from Horace, Odes, book 3 no. 22. Ink fair copy, with pencil draft (fol. 7).
c (fol. 8) 'Believe me, of all those endearing young charms'. Irish melody, arr. as a partsong for SATB. Words by Thomas Moore. Pencil draft, dated at end, 'Bothelbrough[?], July 4, 07'.
d (fols. 10-12) Psalm chants. In ink and pencil.
e (fols. 13-15) 'Harmonies for verse 4 of the hymn "O worship the king"'. Ink fair copy (fol. 13), with draft in pencil (fol. 15).
f (fol. 17) 'Liverpool'. Hymn tune by Robert Wainwright; harmonies from the European Psalmist, with 'accompaniment to 5th verse taken from Dr. Harwood's manuscript at Ch.Ch., Oxford'. In pencil.
- Creation: early 20th cent.
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark, e.g. MS. Mus. c. 602, fols. 1-2].
MS. Mus. c. 602
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 16026
Autograph score of 2 songs, 1 partsong, chants and arrangements/copies of hymn tunes by Sir Hugh Percy Allen, early 20th cent.
Biographical / Historical
Sir Hugh Percy Allen (1869-1946) was an organist, conductor and musical administrator. See Grove Music Online for further details.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Transferred from the Faculty of Music, 2002.
Various sizes (270 × 170 mm - 340 × 270 mm)
- Collection of music by Sir Hugh Percy Allen
- EAD version 2019 by Hannah Jordan and Margaret Czepiel
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