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Collection of vocal and instrumental music, inscribed 'Contratenor. I.P.'

A single partbook containing vocal and instrumental music for various voice-parts (mostly Contratenor). First and third sequences contain works for 6 voices; the second only 5-voice works. Copied by several scribes. Some pieces have text incipits or titles only. Of English origin with possible connections with Sir John Petre (1549-1613), of Ingatestone, Essex, [c 1575-1586].
Shelfmark: MS. Mus. Sch. e. 423
Extents: 1 box
Dates: c 1575-1586

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  • Indexed subjects: Music X
  • Indexed subjects: Chamber music X
  • Indexed subjects: Music -- Manuscripts -- 16th century X
  • Language: Latin X
  • Indexed names: Byrd | William | c 1540-1623 | musical composer X