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The vocal and instrumental parts of the anthems used in the Coronation Service of George III and Queen Charlotte

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The vocal and instrumental parts of the anthems used in the Coronation Service of George III and Queen Charlotte, Sept. 22, 1761 ('The King shall rejoice', 'Praise the Lord, O Jerusalem', 'The Lord God is a sun', 'My heart is inditing', and, covered up, 'Behold, O Lord'), presumably by W. Boyce. The table of contents in a few of the volumes shows that the original music for the service was cut down to about half the projected length. Parts marked with an asterisk also contain parts of three anthems by Handel ('Zadok the Priest', 'And the glory of the Lord', 'For unto us'), and nos. 26657, 26659 also three songs.

(26652-26681 form no. 184, and are all separately bound in coloured paper bindings with rude designs of flowers and foliage. The following parts are not separately bound, but grouped in three volumes.)

Dates

  • Written in 1761

Extent

1.21 Linear metres (11 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. 268, fols. 1-2]
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Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Mus. Sch. D. 268-97, C. 116a-c

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 20944

Abstract

The vocal and instrumental parts of the anthems used in the Coronation Service of George III and Queen Charlotte.

Biographical / Historical

William Boyce (1711-1779) was a composer, organist and editor. See the Grove Music Online for further details.

George Frideric Handel (1685-1759) was a composer. 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. 26652-26684

Hake catalogue (c.1855) no. 184-5

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Acquisition details unknown.

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

About 11 3/4-11 7/8 × 9 5/8-9 3/4 (nos. 26652-81) and 13 1/2 × 11 1/4 and 13 3/4 × 11 1/3 and 13 1/2 × 11 1/8 in.
Title
The vocal and instrumental parts of the anthems used in the Coronation Service of George III and Queen Charlotte
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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