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Eighty-three short pieces for a stringed instrument, chiefly the lute, nearly all in tablature

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MS. Mus. Sch. F. 579

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Eighty-three short pieces for a stringed instrument, chiefly the lute, nearly all in tablature. At p. 13 are the words only of a French song (beg. 'O couple bienheureus a qui le Ciel enveyé'). Many leaves are blank.

The names of 'Hannah Pearson' and 'Elizabeth Vanhu' (early 18th cent.) occur on pp. iii, 27.

Dates

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

Extent

198 pages

Language of Materials

  • French

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Mus. Sch. F. 579, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Mus. Sch. F. 579

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 20705

Abstract

Eighty-three short pieces for a stringed instrument, chiefly the lute, nearly all in tablature.

Biographical / Historical

Biographical details unknown.

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. 26602

Hake catalogue (c.1855) no. 155

Immediate Source of Acquisition

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Physical Facet

On paper
Title
Eighty-three short pieces for a stringed instrument, chiefly the lute, nearly all in tablature
Status
Completed
Author
EAD version 2021 by Hannah Jordan
Date
EAD version 2021
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

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