Four 16th-17th century English madrigals for 4-6 voices
Four 16th-17th century English madrigals for 4-6 voices in score. Copied in the early 19th cent., probably for use by a glee club ('Glees ... [Set] D. 4 books' on upper board label).
a (pp. 1-7) [John Wilbye]: Flora gave me fairest flowers. For SSATB.
b (pp. 8-13) Thomas Ford: Fair sweet cruel. For SATB.
c (pp. 14-15) John Dowland: Awake sweet love. For SATB.
d (pp. 16-30) John Wilbye: Lady when I behold. SSATTB.
- Creation: early 19th cent.
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark, e.g. MS. Mus. d. 290, fols. 1-2].
MS. Mus. d. 290
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 16036
Four 16th-17th century English madrigals for 4-6 voices in score, copied in the early 19th century, probably for use by a glee club.
Biographical / Historical
John Wilbye [Willoughbye] (1574-1638) was a composer and musician. See Grove Music Online for further details.
Thomas Ford (d 1648) was a composer and viol player. See Grove Music Online for further details.
John Dowland (1563-1626) was a composer and lutenist. See Grove Music Online for further details.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Transferred from the Faculty of Music Library, 1995.
32 pages; 10 staves to a page. Watermarks (2 different papers): Strasbourg bend and lily / BISSELL & EDMEADS / 1799 ; Strasbourg bend and lily / JOHN HAWES / 1803. Binding: marbled paper covered boards.
Oblong quarto (232 × 295 mm)
- 16th-17th century English madrigals for 4-6 voices
- EAD version 2019
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