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Fifty-six musical pieces, about half of which are Latin anthems, and the rest Italian airs or songs

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MS. Mus. Sch. C. 45-50

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Fifty-six musical pieces, about half of which are Latin anthems, and the rest Italian airs or songs, except that there are two English pieces by Thomas Lupo ('Out of the deep'), and Thomas Morley ('Staye, harte'). Each volume contains the part for one voice of all the pieces which have it. Among the few composers whose names are given are: -- William Bird (two anthems), Thomas Lupo (several airs), Giovanni Coperario, Alfonso Ferabosco the elder, Luca Marenzio, Alessandro Striggio, and John Ward.

Dates

  • Written in the second half of the 17th cent.

Extent

1 box

Language of Materials

  • Latin
  • Italian
  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Mus. Sch. C. 45, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Mus. Sch. C. 45-50

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 20899

Abstract

Fifty-six musical pieces, about half of which are Latin anthems, and the rest Italian airs or songs.

Biographical / Historical

Thomas Morley (1557/1558-1602) was a composer, editor, theorist, publisher and organist. See the Grove Music Online for further details.

Luca Marenzio (1553/1554-1599) was an Italian composer. See the Grove Music Online for further details.

John Ward (c.1589-1638) was a 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. 26406-26411

Hake catalogue (c.1855) no. 26

RISM 800262767

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Acquisition details unknown.

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

about 12 1/4 × 85/8 in.
Title
Fifty-six musical pieces, about half of which are Latin anthems, and the rest Italian airs or songs
Status
Completed
Author
EAD version 2021 by Hannah Jordan
Date
EAD version 2021
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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