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The score and parts of John Alcock's Funeral Anthem and Anthem for the wedding of the Earl of Donegall

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The score and parts of John Alcock's Funeral Anthem ('The ways of Sion do mourn') and Anthem for the wedding of the earl of Donegall on Nov. 16, 1761 ('Blessed is he that feareth the Lord'). No. 26626 contains the score: no. 26627 some of the vocal, and the horn and organ parts: no. 26628 the remainder. All appear to be the author's autograph.

Dates

  • Written in 1766

Extent

0.33 Linear metres (3 physical shelfmarks)

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Mus. Sch. C. 108a, fols. 1-2]
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MSS. Mus. Sch. C. 108a-c

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 20906

Abstract

The score and parts of John Alcock's Funeral Anthem ('The ways of Sion do mourn') and Anthem for the wedding of the Earl of Donegall on Nov. 16, 1761 ('Blessed is he that feareth the Lord').

Biographical / Historical

John Alcock (1715-1806) was an organist and composer. See the Grove Music Online for further details.

Other Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., 8A 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. 26626-26628

Hake catalogue (c.1855) no. 173

Immediate Source of Acquisition

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Physical Facet

On paper
Title
The score and parts of John Alcock's Funeral Anthem and Anthem for the wedding of the Earl of Donegall
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2021 by Hannah Jordan
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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