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William Horsley: 'Belgrave', hymn tune

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MS. Mus. c. 642

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'Belgrave', hymn tune by William Horsley. Condensed score in ink. 'Autograph of Wm. Horsley' in another hand. Another slightly varied harmonisation of the same tune appears on verso of the manuscript, crossed through in ink.

The tune was first printed in Benjamin Jacobs, National psalmody ... for the services of the United Church of England and Ireland (Lambeth: B. Jacob, [1817]) and in William Horsley, A collection of hymns & psalm tunes, sung in the chapel of the Asylum for Female Orphans (London: Clementi & Co., (1820)); (see N. Temperley, The hymn tune index. Oxford, 1998).

Dates

  • c 1817

Extent

1 leaf

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark, e.g. MS. Mus. c. 642, fols. 1-2].
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Shelfmark:

MS. Mus. c. 642

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 15970

Abstract

'Belgrave' by William Horsley.

Biographical / Historical

William Horsley (1774-1858) was a composer, organist and teacher. See Grove Music Online for further details.

Custodial History

The paper folder bears the label of William Reeves Bookseller Ltd.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought from Otto Haas, 2010.

Physical Facet

4 staves to a page. In paper folder.

Dimensions

110 × 230 mm (cut from larger sheet)
Title
'Belgrave', hymn tune by William Horsley
Status
Published
Date
EAD version 2019
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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