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'Saul & Jonathan' by William Boyce


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'Saul & Jonathan, by William Boyce', stated to be in the composer's handwriting: the words were by John Lockman. No. 26646 contains the score, no. 26647 twelve vocal parts, and no. 26648 one vocal and thirteen instrumental parts.


  • Creation: Written in c.1736


0.22 Linear metres (2 physical shelfmarks)

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Mus. Sch. D. 267a, fols. 1-2]

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MSS. Mus. Sch. D. 267a-c

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 20979


'Saul & Jonathan, by William Boyce'.

Biographical / Historical

William Boyce (1711-1779) was a composer, 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. 26646-26648

Hake catalogue (c.1855) no. 182

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Acquisition details unknown.

Physical Facet

On paper

'Saul & Jonathan, by William Boyce'
EAD version 2021 by Hannah Jordan
EAD version 2021
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Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom