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Collection of music, various years. Various hands.

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4250

Scope and Contents

Collection of music, various years. Various hands. In English, German and Latin. 1. 11.5 x 8 in. 2 leaves. c. 1580. Song: 'Comes there any mo knaves', with copy of words made by F. J. H. Jenkinson and copy of words and music harmonised in 3 parts made by E. J. Dent, 21 Jan. 1901; 2. 2 leaves. 20th cent. Transcript of F. Pilkington, 'George Pilkington's Funeral' from CUL, MS Dd.2.11, fo.6 (lute music), made by W. C. Denis Browne; 3. 10 leaves. c. 1853. Draft of part of what appears to be an oatorio entitled 'Paradise' with English and German notes by the composer. 4. 2 leaves. 19th cent. Hand of Sir Charles Stanford. J. V. von Schafel, 'Alt Heidelberg' with English translation and music by Sedley Taylor, copied from composer's draft and 'improved'. Printed; 5. 4 leaves. 1907. Geoffrey T. Shaw, 'When Icicles hang by the Wall' Part Song. Words from Shakespeare's Love's Labour's Lost. Printed in Six Shakespeare Songs for Chorus and Piano by Geoffrey Shaw, no. 2, p. 8 (1912); 6. 4 leaves. 19th cent. Catullus; 'Ode 3' set to music as a song by Charles Salaman. At head: 'L 29' (xix).


  • Creation: 1580-1912 (Circa)

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1 volume(s) (1 volume paper) : paper

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

1. Bought of T. Wake, bookseller, 16 Dec. 1900. 3. Belonged to M. A. Bacon of Thorpe, 1853. No record of accession. 4. From the collection of Sedley Taylor. Presented 1920. 5. Bequeathed by C. E. Sayle, July 1924. 6. Transferred from the Fitzwillam Museum, 16 Mar. 1932.

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