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Messiah, a sacred Pastoral: the words by Alexander Pope, Esq., set to music by John Alcock

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MS. Mus. Sch. Ex. d. 2

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'Messiah, a sacred Pastoral: the words by Alexander Pope, Esq., set to music by John Alcock, June, and perform'd at Oxford, July 18, 1766, for a Bachelor of Musics Degree.'

Dates

  • Performed July 18, 1766

Extent

66 pages

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Mus. Sch. Ex. d. 2, fols. 1-2].
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Shelfmark:

MS. Mus. Sch. Ex. d. 2

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 20756

Abstract

'Messiah, a sacred Pastoral: the words by Alexander Pope, Esq., set to music by John Alcock.

Biographical / Historical

Alexander Pope (1688-1744) was a critic, poet, satirist and wit. See the Grove Music Online for further details.

JOhn Alcock II (1740-1791) was an organist and composer. See the Grove Music Online for further details.

Other Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. V, no. 26860

Hake catalogue (c.1855) no. 269

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Title
'Messiah, a sacred Pastoral: the words by Alexander Pope, Esq., set to music by John Alcock
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2021 by Hannah Jordan
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

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