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Messiah, a sacred pastoral: the words by Alex: Pope Esqr, set to music by John Alcock, M.B

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MS. Mus. Sch. C. 109

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Written in 1766 by J. Alcock.

'Messiah, a sacred pastoral: the words by Alex: Pope Esqr, set to music by John Alcock, M.B., 1766.' There are thirty separate parts, of which eleven are vocal and the rest instrumental: see a list at fol. 9 (1st series).

Dates

  • Written in 1766

Extent

124 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Mus. Sch. C. 109, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Mus. Sch. C. 109

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 20659

Abstract

'Messiah, a sacred pastoral: the words by Alex: Pope Esqr, set to music by John Alcock, M.B.

Biographical / Historical

John Alcock (1715–1806) 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. 26630

Hake catalogue (c.1855) no. 175

Immediate Source of Acquisition

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Physical Facet

On paper
Title
'Messiah, a sacred pastoral: the words by Alex: Pope Esqr, set to music by John Alcock, M.B
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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