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'Collections for a history of Musicians and an account of their works'

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MS. Mus. e. 17

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'Collections for a history of Musicians and an account of their works', consisting of an alphabetical list of eminent writers and performers, English and foreign (fol. 1), a catalogue of Collections of Music (fol. 54), and a chronological index (fol. 58). Some leaves near the end are missing. The author was an Oxford man.

Dates

  • Written about 1700

Extent

61 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Mus. e. 17, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Mus. e. 17

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 19831

Abstract

'Collections for a history of Musicians and an account of their works'

Biographical / Historical

Biographical details unknown.

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. VI, no. 31098

Custodial History

Owned by 'Tho. Ford, Chaplain of Christ Church, Oxon.', (B.A. 1762), who added a few notes. In the Cosens sale, July 1890 (no. 139). The Cosens bookplate and stamp are in the volume.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased from messrs. Ellis and Elvey's Catal. 70 (11 Nov. 1890), no. 377.

Physical Facet

On paper, imperfect

Dimensions

8 1/8 × 6 3/8 in.
Title
'Collections for a history of Musicians and an account of their works'
Status
Published
Date
EAD version 2020 by Alice Whichelow
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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