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'An anthem beginning "The Souls of the Righteous", perform'd at the Funeral of King George the Second, presumably by W. Boyce

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'An anthem beg. "The Souls of the Righteous " perform'd at the Funeral of King George the Second, in Henry the Seventh's Chapel, at Westminster, Novr the 11th, 1760', presumably by W. Boyce. 'Note. Began this anthem on Friday Oct: 31st 1760. Rehears'd it at Hick-ford's Room the Friday following.' No. 26649 contains the score, and the above title and note: no. 26650 thirty-one vocal parts and an organ part, and no. 26651 thirty-five instrumental parts. A list of the parts is at fol. 185 of no. 26650, showing that a few duplicate parts are wanting.

Dates

  • Written in 1760

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. 115a, fols. 1-2]
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MSS. Mus. Sch. C. 115a-c

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 20911

Abstract

'An anthem beginning "The Souls of the Righteous "] perform'd at the Funeral of King George the Second, presumably by W. Boyce.

Biographical / Historical

William Boyce (1711-1779) was acomposer, organist and editor. 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. 26649-26651

Hake catalogue (c.1855) no. 183

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Acquisition details unknown.

Physical Facet

On paper
Title
'An anthem beginning "The Souls of the Righteous "] perform'd at the Funeral of King George the Second, presumably by W. Boyce
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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