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An ode to Shakespeare, without title (beg. 'Titles and ermine fall behind'), set to music, perhaps by William Boyce

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An ode to Shakespeare, without title (beg. 'Titles and ermine fall behind'), set to music, perhaps by William Boyce, whose name occurs, though not necessarily, as the author or composer, on fol. 3 of no. 26644. No. 26644 contains two vocal parts, and no. 26645 eleven instrumental, but the set is not complete.

Dates

  • Written in about the middle of the 18th cent.

Extent

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. C. 114a, fols. 1-2]
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MSS. Mus. Sch. C. 114a-b

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 20909

Abstract

An ode to Shakespeare, without title (beg. 'Titles and ermine fall behind'), set to music, perhaps by William 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. 26644-26645

Hake catalogue (c.1855) no. 181

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Acquisition details unknown.

Physical Facet

On paper
Title
An ode to Shakespeare, without title (beg. 'Titles and ermine fall behind'), set to music, perhaps by William 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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