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Service books (Music)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:


Liturgical Manuscripts written in Spain and France

Liturgical manuscripts written in Spain, 16th-18th century. The first item (MS Lat. liturg. a. 11) is a volume containing the following, written in Spain on parchment, 1657: a temporale of antiphons with painted initials, the main text followed by antiphons at Lauds for Common of Saints; 'quattor tempora Septembris'; and the offices for Maundy Thurs., Ash Wed. and Easter Sat., omitted from their usual…
Extents: 3 shelfmarks
Dates: 15th-18th cent.

New College Chapel Choir Books

New College Chapel Choir Books: incomplete sets and isolated members of part-books which were in use from the early 17th century up to the middle of the 19th century and probably later. Content and arrangement differ even in parts from the same set, as unwanted music was discarded when the books were repaired, and space was filled unsystematically: in the latter half of the period music was sometimes copied by one hand in unrelated books. On the covers there is usually indication of content…
Extents: 32 shelfmarks
Dates: 17th-19th cent.