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'Te Deum' and 'Jubilate' and 'Solomon a Serenata' and 'We will rejoice'


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'Te Deum' and 'Jubilate' selected from eminent composers by James Harris & 'Solomon a Serenata' by William Boyce & 'We will rejoice' by John Alcock.


  • Creation: 18th century


0.76 Linear metres (14 boxes)

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Mus. c. 33, fols. 1-2].

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Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Mus. c. 33-34, d. 104-112, d. 127-128, d. 140-141

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 18697


'Te Deum' and 'Jubilate' and 'Solomon a Serenata' and 'We will rejoice', written in the 18th century.

Biographical / Historical

James Harris (1709–1780) was a philosopher and musical patron.

William Boyce (bap. 1711-1779) was a composer, organist, and music editor.

John Alcock (1715–1806) was an organist and composer.

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, nos. 28827-28840.

Custodial History

The fourteen manuscripts were obtained by the rev. W. D. Macray in 1862 at Worcester where they formed part of a collection turned out as waste paper by the cathedral authorities (see note in MS. Mus. d. 104).

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The manuscripts were presented in 1862 by the rev. W. D. Macray.

'Te Deum' and 'Jubilate' and 'Solomon a Serenata' and 'We will rejoice'
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