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Music -- Manuscripts -- 18th century

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Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:

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2 Cantatas from a set of 12, by G. F. Handel

2 cantatas, by G. F. Handel, early 18th cent.
Shelfmark: MS. Mus. b.15, fols. 42-51
Extents: 10 Leaves
Dates: early 18th cent.
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Album Amicorum of I. C. Falck

Album Amicorum of I. C. Falck.
Shelfmark: MS. Mus. e.35
Extents: 117 Leaves
Dates: 1769-1804
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Benjamin Rogers: Church music copied by Philip Hayes

Copies of church music by Benjamin Rogers made by Philip Hayes 'many of them written from his own manuscripts' (p. v), some of them in 1755, 1777 or 1778.
Shelfmark: MS. Mus. c.96
Extents: 204 pages
Dates: 1755, 1777 or 1778
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Choir parts of 22 psalm tunes

Choir parts of 22 psalm tunes, written on separate parchment leaves, each containing two parts (Altus with Secundus and Tenor with Bass) of two tunes.
Shelfmark: MS. Mus. f.35
Extents: 22 Leaves
Dates: 1742, 1781
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Daniel Purcell: 'Anthem's composed at the request of John Ecton and Richard Manningham'

15 anthems by Daniel Purcell, in the hand of James Kent with two additions by the composer.
Shelfmark: MS. Mus. d.226
Extents: 167 pages
Dates: c 1700
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Gilbert Heathcote: two collections of catches, canon, glees and songs, indexed (on fol. 1) and bound together

Gilbert Heathcote: two collections of catches, canon, glees and songs, indexed (fol. 1) and bound together.
Shelfmark: MS. Mus. d.177
Extents: 95 Leaves
Dates: 1763-1787, n.d.
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Italian instrumental pieces

A single part-book from a set of five, containing Italian instrumental pieces numbered 1-36.
Shelfmark: MS. Mus. e.36
Extents: 52 Leaves
Dates: 18th cent.
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John Casper Heck: 'Instructions for playing on the Harpsichord[,] Fortepiano etc.'

John Casper Heck (1740?-1791): 'Instructions for playing on the Harpsichord[,] Fortepiano etc., late 18th cent.
Shelfmark: MS. Mus. b.30
Extents: 80 pages
Dates: late 18th cent.
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Manuscript copy of Missa Gabriel Archangelus by Giovanni da Palestrina and The lamentations of Jeremiah by Thomas Tallis, most likely transcribed by Henry Needler

Manuscript copy of Missa Gabriel Archangelus by Giovanni da Palestrina and The lamentations of Jeremiah
Shelfmark: MS. Mus. c.706
Extents: 1 volume
Dates: ca. 1720
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Mass in F, attributed to Haydn

'Missa ex F a 4 Vocibus Conc: et Ripieni, 2 Violinis Conc. et Ripieni, 2 Cornibus, et Organo, Violoncello con Violone, Del Sig[no]re Haydn'. Not an authenticated work of either Joseph or Michael Haydn. Includes postcard from H. C. Robbins Landon to Margaret Crum: "The Hopkinsons Mass by Haydn is not by Michael. I should catalogue it simply as Haydn, Joseph (attributed to), and leave it at that".
Shelfmark: MS. Mus. c. 367
Extents: 1 volume
Dates: late 18th cent.
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Overtures by C. H. and J. G. Graun

Full scores of the overture to C. H. Graun's opera Lucio Papirio (1745) and J. G. Graun's Overture in D minor, late 18th-early 19th cent.
Shelfmark: MS. Mus. b.15, fols. 52-65
Extents: 14 Leaves
Dates: late 18th-early 19th cent.
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Philip Hayes: Behold O God our defender (verse anthem)

The verse anthem, 'Behold O God our defender', by Philip Hayes, autograph fair copy, dated 27 Apr 1778.
Shelfmark: MS. Mus. c.98
Extents: 30 Leaves
Dates: 27 Apr 1778
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Philip Hayes: The Lord will wait (verse anthem)

Verse anthem by Philip Hayes, 'The Lord will wait'. Autograph fair copy, dated 12 Dec 1771.
Shelfmark: MS. Mus. d.225
Extents: 9 Leaves
Dates: 12 Dec 1771
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Volume of 18th-century Italian and English arias and songs

Not 14 (as written on the upper board), but 15 operatic arias and songs, mainly by G.F. Handel, [1733-1765]. They are predominantly in short score.
Shelfmark: MS. Mus. d.309
Extents: 1 volume
Dates: [1733-1765]