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Nine English songs, with vocal score

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MS. Mus. Sch. C. 96

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Nine English songs, with vocal score:--Tom of Bedlam (beg. 'Forth from the dark': fol. 3); 'Lucifer cælestis olim hierarchiæ princeps' (fol. 3v); Bess of Bedlam, by H. Purcell (beg. 'From silent shades': fol. 4v); 'Go, perjur'd man', by John Blow (fol. 5v); 'When death shall part us', by M. Locke (fol. 6v); 'Were I to choose', by H. Purcell (fol. 7v); 'Let Hector, Achilles' (fol. 8v); 'Drag him down', a chorus (fol. 10): 'The second part to Tom of Bedlam', without music (fol. 49). Foll. 1-2, 11-45% 46-48, 50-end are blank.

Dates

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

Extent

64 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Mus. Sch. C. 96, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Mus. Sch. C. 96

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 20655

Abstract

Nine English songs, with vocal score.

Biographical / Historical

Henry Purcell (1659-95) was a composer and organist. See Grove Music Online for further details.

John Blow (1648/9-1708) was a composer. See 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. 26465

Hake catalogue (c.1855) no. 66

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Acquisition details unknown.

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

12 5/8 × 8 1/4 in.
Title
Nine English songs, with vocal score
Status
Completed
Author
EAD version 2021 by Hannah Jordan
Date
EAD version 2021
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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