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Authors include Sir Henry Purcell, George Handel, Sir Walter Scott and Lord Byron.
Includes a dedication to and poem in honour of Louis XIV. Inside front cover: bookplate of Samuel Sandars. On a flyleaf are pasted slips from French and English booksellers' catalogues, the vol. being lot 13 in the former, and lot 1086 in the latter.
With accounts and programmes, 53 folios.
Chants arranged in order from first to last day of the month and comprising chants for the Venite and Psalms for the day. The name of the composer is written over each. The majority of the chants are published.
Diaries, writings on the history of music in Cambridge and the history of the Vatican library, correspondence and papers on Ximénès Doudan, Caspar von Kinschot and Reyner Wolfe.
(fo. 1) 'Beatus vir', first violin part; (fo. 3) 'Messa Greve' for four voices and instruments; (fo. 47) the same: voice and instrument parts in sequence; (fo. 114) 'Domine' for four voices, violins and trombones; (fo. 144) 'Dixit' for four voices, violins and trombones; (fo. 196) 'Beatus Vir' for four voices, violins and horns; (fo. 246) 'Magnificat'; (fo. 264) 'Credo' for four voices with instruments. Inside front cover bookplate with the letters 'MLThC'.
Concertos for two violins, viola and bass. (fo. 1) Op. 2; (fo. 22v) Op.3. Six concertos in seven parts, op. 2, published in London 1732, and Paris, 1755, in score. Six concertos, op. 3, London and Paris 1755. This copy was probbaly made from the printed edition of c. 1760. 43 fos. 14.75 x 10.75 in.
At the end is a prayer for Charles Emmanuel [I], King of Sardinia. Rubrics in English, suggesting origin in an English convent in the Kingdom of Sardinia. Initials in gree, red, or blue, with occasional decoration. Inside front cover and at foot of p.1: 'Henry Asnon' (18th cent. hand). p. 132: 'T. Scoles's Book of the Gift of Unkle Asnon, Septr 15th 1793'. 66 fos. 7.25 x 4.75 in.
These Psalms are those which were not published in Patrick's Century of select Psalms, London, 1679. fo. 77: 'Bcx 1-2-13'.
A reference-list of the exercises for the Degrees of Bachelor and Doctor of Music between the years 1875 and 1910, arranged in columns as follows: 1) name of recipient of degree; 2) degree; 3) date; 4) reference number of exercise. The names are in alphabetical order. The reference numbers are those of the University Library, where the exercises are kept. There are 22 folios.
Comprises scores for: (/1) 'The Fish in the Sea'; (/2) 'Yobbo Nowt' (photocopy); (/3) 'Lay-Off'; and (/4) 'Bitter Apples' (photocopy, with a covering note by Brown).
(fo. 1) 'Lord, let me know mine end', scored for four voices and bass, many printed editions; (fo. 5v) 'Bow down Thine ear', scored for six voices; (fo. 13v) 'O Praise the Lord all ye heathen', scored for four voices, written from end of volume; (Fo. 1) 'A Funeral Anthymn by Maurice Green For 4 voices to a Walking Thorough Base The Finest Anthymn that Ever was Made'; (Fo. 12) 'By Mr Maurice Green The Kings Organist & Organist of St Pauls.'
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