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An anthem, performed on occasion of King George the Third's wedding to Charlotte, presumably by W. Boyce

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'An anthem, performed on occasion of... King George the Third his wedding with his Queen Charlotte, in the Royal Chapel at St. James's [London] on Tuesday Sept 8th 1761', presumably by W. Boyce ('The King shall rejoice'). No. 26685 is the score, bound as nos. 26652-81: no. 26686 contains twenty-two vocal parts and the organ part: no. 26687 contains the fifty-nine remaining instrumental parts: a list of the parts will be found at fol. 97 of no. 26686.

Dates

  • Written in 1761

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. 117a, fols. 1-2]
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MSS. Mus. Sch. C. 117a-c

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 20912

Abstract

An anthem, performed on occasion of King George the Third's wedding to Charlotte, 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. 26685-26687

Hake catalogue (c.1855) no. 186

Immediate Source of Acquisition

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Physical Facet

On paper
Title
An anthem, performed on occasion of King George the Third's wedding to Charlotte, 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

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