Skip to main content

'An Ode performed on the Sixth of June 1763 before Their Majesties & the rest of the Royal Family, in the Garden of the Queen's Palace, St. James's Park, London'

 Collection

  • How to
    request
'An Ode performed on the Sixth of June 1763 before Their Majesties & the rest of the Royal Family, in the Garden of the Queen's Palace, St. James's Park [London]. Note. The performance was in the Ev'ning, and the Garden was finely illuminated. The words were wrote by Mr I David] Mallet. The music by W. Boyce.' 'The ode begins' See, white-rob'd Peace': the writing of no. 26688 appears to be Boyce's autograph, and if so, other volumes of pieces by Boyce in this series may be in the composer's handwriting. No. 26688 contains the score: no. 26689 eighteen vocal parts: no. 26690 twenty-five instrumental parts.

Dates

  • Written in 1763

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. 118a, fols. 1-2]
Please see our help page for further guidance on citing archives and manuscripts.

Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Mus. Sch. C. 118a-c

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 20913

Abstract

'An Ode performed on the Sixth of June 1763 before Their Majesties & the rest of the Royal Family, in the Garden of the Queen's Palace, St. James's Park, London.

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.26688-26690

Hake catalogue (c.1855) no. 187

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Acquisition details unknown.

Physical Facet

On paper
Title
'An Ode performed on the Sixth of June 1763 before Their Majesties & the rest of the Royal Family, in the Garden of the Queen's Palace, St. James's Park, London
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

Contact:
Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom