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Part of the ancient Gregorian Mass "Pro Angelis"

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MS. Mus. c. 31

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'Part of the ancient Gregorian Mass "Pro Angelis," harmonized by Sam. Wesley (1812), and in his own handwriting', note by V. Novello. The volume contains the Nicene Creed set to music, and is dated at end '28 Nov. 1812.'

(fols. 1-2, 10-end) are blank.


  • Creation: written in 1812 by S. Wesley


25 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Latin

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Mus. c. 31, fols. 1-2]

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MS. Mus. c. 31

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 18628


Part of the ancient Gregorian Mass "Pro Angelis", written in 1812 by S. Wesley.

Biographical / Historical

Samuel Wesley (1766–1837) was a composer and organist.

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. 28568.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

'Presented for preservation in the Musical Library of The Bodleian Museum, Oxford, as a tribute of respect to the memory of Samuel Wesley. V. Novello, July 14th 1848': but the MS. occurs among the donations of 1850.

Physical Facet

On paper


12 1/8 × 9 3/4 in.

Part of the ancient Gregorian Mass "Pro Angelis"
EAD version 2020 by Pauline Soum-Paris
Language of description
Script of description

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom