Preces and Psalms, Services and Anthems
MS. Mus. e. 40
Bass part book only of Preces and Psalms, Services and Anthems, by Tye, Tallis, Byrd, Gibbons, Tomkins and others. Copied in London by a single scribe (the same as Lambeth Palace MS 764) possibly for use in Westminster Abbey, the Chapel Royal or Lambeth Palace c 1633-1639. ix + 260 leaves. Indexed by the copyist on fols. i-vi.
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Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Mus. e. 40, fols. 1-2].
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MS. Mus. e. 40
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 16771
Bass part book of Preces and Psalms, Services and Anthems, by Tye, Tallis, Byrd, Gibbons, Tomkins and others, [1633-1639].
Biographical / Historical
Biographical details unknown.
Other Finding Aids
DIAMM (Digital Image Archive of Medieval Music)
Owned by John Finch, [Lord Keeper], 21 March 1639[/1640] whose signature appears on a flyleaf. Exhibited as no. 385 in the Ecclesiastical Art Exhibition, 1909, when it was owned by Herbert Millingchamp Vaughan of Llangoedmore, Cardigan. Subsequently owned by J. Bunney, Cornwall.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Bought at Sotheby's (lot 275), 8 May 1972.
- 17th century
- Byrd | William | c 1540-1623 | musical composer
- Choruses, Sacred (Mixed voices)
- Communion service music
- Evening service music
- Gibbons | Orlando | 1583-1625 | composer
- Morning service music
- Music -- Manuscripts -- 17th century
- Psalms (Music)
- Responses (Music)
- Tallis | Thomas | c 1505-1585 | composer
- Tomkins | Thomas | 1572-1656 | composer
- Tye | Christopher | ? 1497-1572 | composer
- Preces and Psalms, Services and Anthems
- EAD version 2019
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