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Latin sacred music of Emanuele d'Astorga, Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina and Thomas Morley

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MS. Mus. d. 294

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Latin sacred music. English mid-18th-cent. copies in 4 different hands, of which the last (items o-r) is that of Thomas Bever (1725-1791). The other hands are distibuted as follows: Hand A, item a; Hand B, items b-l; Hand C, items m-n.

Items b-j are from Palestrina's Offertoria for 5 voices (1593), items k-l from his 5th book of five-part motets (1584)], and items o-r are from Palestrina's 1st book of 4-part motets (1563).

a (pp. 1-80) E. d'Astorga: Stabat mater. For SATB soli, SATB chorus, strings and continuo;

b (pp. 81-86) G. P. da Palestrina: Ad te levavi animam;

c (pp. 87-91) [G. P. da Palestrina]: Deus tu conversus vivificabis nos;

d (pp. 92-96) [G. P. da Palestrina]: Benedixisti Domine;

e (pp. 97-102) [G. P. da Palestrina]: Ave Maria;

f (pp. 102-107) [G. P. da Palestrina]: Tui sunt coeli;

g (pp. 108-112) [G. P. da Palestrina]: Elegerunt Apostoli Stephanum;

h (pp. 113-117) [G. P. da Palestrina]: Exaltabo te Domine;

i (pp. 118-123) [G. P. da Palestrina]: Angelus Domini descendit de coelo;

j (pp. 123-128) [G. P. da Palestrina]: Illumina oculos meos;

k (pp. 129-139) [G. P. da Palestrina]: Tempus est ut revertar [with secunda pars]: Nisi ego abiero;

l (pp. 139-144) [G. P. da Palestrina]: Domine secundum actum meum;

m (pp. 145-156) Thomas Morley: O amica mea ('Canzonett 9th' [really from A plaine and easie introduction to practicall musicke (1597)]). For SATTB;

n (pp. 157-161) Thomas Morley: Eheu sustulerunt Dominum meum. ('Canzonett 10th' [really from A plaine and easie introduction to practicall musicke (1597)]). For SATB;

o (pp. 162-169) G. P. da Palestrina: Doctor bonus;

p (pp. 170-174) [G. P. da Palestrina]: Dies sanctificatus;

q (pp. 175-180) [G. P. da Palestrina]: Lapidabant Stephanum;

r (pp. 181-185) [G. P. da Palestrina]: Valde honorandus est.

Dates

  • mid-18th cent.

Extent

220 pages

Language of Materials

  • English
  • Latin

Preferred Citation

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Shelfmark:

MS. Mus. d. 294

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 15994

Abstract

Latin sacred music in score by Emanuele d'Astorga, Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina and Thomas Morley. English mid-18th-century manuscript copied by 4 different hands.

Biographical / Historical

Emanuele d'Astorga (1680-c 1757) was a composer. See Grove Music Online for further details.

Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (1525/6-1594) was a composer. See Grove Music Online for further details.

Thomas Morley (1557/8-1602) was a composer, editor, theorist, publisher and organist. See Grove Music Online for further details.

Custodial History

Bookplate of Thomas Bever (1725-1791); H. Sikes (name on upper pastedown, crossed out); James Bellamy (1819-1909) (signature on upper pastedown). Former shelfmark (Faculty of Music Library): M.S.L. 8. d. 2 (M.S.L. Bellamy 8. d. 2 (Misc. 3) on spine).

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred from the Faculty of Music Library, 1995.

Physical Facet

(186-214 blank); 8-10 staves to a page. Watermarks: fleur-de-lis above shield with LVG below (pp. 1-166); fleur-de-lis above shield with GR below (pp. 167-214). The volume seems to have have originally been at least three separate manuscripts (pp. 1-80, 81-144, 145-214), but it was one volume by the time Bever’s bookplate was pasted on the upper pastedown. Binding: half calf with marbled paper covered boards (spine renewed).

Dimensions

Oblong quarto (225 × 290 mm)
Title
Latin sacred music of Emanuele d'Astorga, Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina and Thomas Morley
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2019
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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