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Music

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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 141 Collections and/or Records:

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A collection of verses and translations transcribed by Mary Anne Bacon

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6251
Scope and Contents

Authors include Sir Henry Purcell, George Handel, Sir Walter Scott and Lord Byron.

Dates: 1850 (Circa)
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Cambridge Symphony Concerts executive committee: minute book

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6238
Scope and Contents

With accounts and programmes, 53 folios.

Dates: 1905-1909
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Canons on the plainsong 'Miserere', c. 1600

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Dd.04.60
Scope and Contents

The old church-melody ‘Miserere’ is written at the head of each page on a stave of four lines; and between the two parts, forming each of the 1,163 accompaniments, the words ‘2 parts in one’ are written. This phrase indicates that the two parts between which it is placed are to be sung together as an accompaniment to the plain song. On the last leaf there is a short list of errata.

Dates: c. 1600
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Chants used in Canterbury Catherdral in the hand of W.H. Longhurst

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6400-6401
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1888 (Circa)
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Charles Edward Sayle: Diaries and papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8501-8513, 10277-9
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: c. 1864 - 1924
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Chorale Directorium

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6626
Scope and Contents Chorale Directorium, in an elaborate Italian hand in imitation of print, 14 folios. A collection of the prayers, antiphons, etc., sung on festivals and other occasions by the choir of the Ducal Convent at Venice. On fos 2v and 11v a few prayers are added in another hand. Most headings and a prayer on fo. 10 are in Italian. The headings and most initials are in gilt lettering. Other initials are in green. Each page has a rectangular border in gold or green. The lettering of the title-page...
Dates: 1717
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Christopher Evelyn Bunting (1924-2005), 2005-08-05

Reference Code: GBR/1058/COL/11/2/Bunting
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Material relating to those with a surname beginning 'B'.

Dates: 2005-08-05
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Colin Matthews: Papers relating to Deryck Cooke

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.10045
Scope and Contents The collection contains papers relating to all work undertaken by Colin Matthews as a result of his input into the 1976 publication of the Mahler Tenth Symphony (specifically, revised scores on movements II and III marked up for the copyist) and from his work on the posthumous Cooke publications 'Vindications', 'Gustav Mahler', and 'I Saw the World End'.Contents include photocopies of many Cooke pieces (lecture scripts, talks, programme notes, sleeve notes, articles, etc.)...
Dates: 1976-1982
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Collection of music for lute

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.3056
Scope and Contents On 6-line stave. Named pieces include: Anthony Holborne, 'Cradle of Conceits'; John Dowland, 'Piper's Pavan and Galliard', 'Lachrymae', 'Pavan', 'A fancy'; W. Hollis, 'John Blundevill's last farewell'; M. Cavendish, 'Galliard'; K. C., 'An answer to cuckoo', 'Lachrymae', 'A fancy'; John Daniell, 'Monsieur's Almayne', 'Rosa'; Thomas Robinson, 'Spanish pavan'; 'Fantasia Laurincini'; several preludes and exercises; 'Robin Galliard'; S. T., 'Pavan' and 'Galliard'; 'Fantasia Newsadlers'; 'Frog...
Dates: 1600 (Circa)
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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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...
Dates: 1580-1912 (Circa)
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Collection of vocal music

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6337
Scope and Contents A collection of transcripts of songs and airs from operas, published circa 1780, with one or two instrumental pieces. In two hands, one apparently Italian, and one possibly that of an English lady. Comprising among others the following: (fo. 9) J. Christian Bach: 'In this shady blest Retreat' (1775?); (fo. 12) B. Cooke: 'Hark, hark the Lark'; (fo. 26v) anon: 'My lodging is on the cold ground' (1780?); (fo. 38) P. Anfossi: 'Negl' Elisi ombra onorata' (1775?); (fo. 43) G. F. Händel:...
Dates: 1783 (Circa)
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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College Notebook, 1664-1665

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4000
Scope and Contents

A small note-book, written from both ends, containing early exercises - extraction of the square and cube root, elementary Geometry, etc. - followed by annotations of Wallis's Arithmetica Infinitorum. This is preceded by a note of Newton's fixing by an entry in his account-book the date of the annotations as being in the winter 1664-1665, at which time he says he found the method of infinite series. Also notes on music, chances etc.

Dates: 1664-1665
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Due to the fragile nature of the material access to the collection is restricted. It is available to view in the Cambridge University Digital Library at https://cudl.lib.cam.ac.uk/collections/newton/1 with the exception of MS.Add.4007, which is open for consultation by holders of a Reader's Ticket valid for the Manuscripts Reading Room.
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Correspondence, 1925-01 - 1925-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/HDLM 1/3/50
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Kenneth Headlam-Morley on subjects including his new engineering work (11); Sam Hamer, Secretary of the National Trust, on a proposed path to Dodman Point [Cornwall]; Sir John Headlam on his lecture tour on military history and applying for the professorship in military history at the University of Oxford (4); Arthur Headlam on subjects including Else's debut concert as a composer in May, Kenneth's engagement and JWHM being overworked (8); Reginald Leeper on...
Dates: 1925-01 - 1925-12
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Daniel Dal Barba of Verona: six musical compositions

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6001
Scope and Contents

(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'.

Dates: 1753-1754
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Dead VAT files, 1973-01 - 1974-03

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 1/3/7
Scope and Contents

JEP's taxation records, consisting of invoices and receipts for press interviews, articles and television appearances by JEP, particularly with the BBC.

Also includes lists of fees, copies of JEP's article, Music for Me, and a News of the World article on rising prices and a letter from Terence Higgins, Financial Secretary to the Treasury, on JEP's tax position as a freelance journalist and broadcaster.

Dates: 1973-01 - 1974-03
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Please see individual files for details.
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Dent: The Papers of Edward Joseph Dent

Reference Code: GBR/0272/EJD
Scope and Contents The papers contain little relating to Dent's early life, his family or his work as a music professor. The bulk of the collection concerns his work as a translator of operas and as a music journalist and author. There are a small body of papers relating to his involvement with Sadler's Wells and Covent Garden opera houses, and to his presidency of the International Music Research Society and the International Society for Contemporary Music. Among Dent's own research papers are his transcripts...
Dates: 1882 - 1968
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Documentation relating to the Dolmetsch Library of Early Music and the Dolmetsch Archive

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.10371/A
Scope and Contents

Box with original covers from conservation work on items from the library. 2 sets of microfiches of the Dolmetsch Library of Early Music. Documentation on Dolmetsch recordings , Dolmetsch Library (Dolmetsch Library of Early Music microfiche project, Research requests, Restoration, Dolmetsch Foundation) Record of work on statuette of "Lady with viol".

Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The archive is not yet fully catalogued. In order to discuss access please contact the music or manuscripts department.
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Francesco Geminiani: Concertos, Op. 2 and 3

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6611
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1765 (Circa)
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Henry Sturmy: Music Book

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.3396
Scope and Contents Bass parts to instrumental trios and quartets. The following composers' names and titles occur: (fo. 5) 'Mr Baptist ground'; (fos 6, 7v) 'Mr Hillton'; (fos 8, 14v, 15, 17, 18v, 42v) 'Mr Babtist'; (fos 9, 11v, 19v, 20, 40v) 'Mr Farmer'; (fos 12, 14, 25v) 'Mr Peasable'; (fo. 12v) 'Round'; (fos 15v, 16) 'Mr Staggins'; (fo. 17) 'Mr Farranell'; (fos 20v, 29, 34) 'Hornpipe'; (fos 24v, 38) 'Mr Farmer's overture'; (fo. 32) 'Corant'; (fos 32, 35) 'Farewell'; (fo. 32v) 'Mr Babtist's chocone'; (fo....
Dates: 1681
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Hugh Fraser Stewart and family: Correspondence and Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7671
Scope and Contents The collection contains letters and papers relating to the life and career of Hugh Fraser Stewart and to the lives of the members of his family. The papers include correspondence of Stewart's wife Jessie, and of her father, mother and sisters. There is also correspondence of Stewart's brother-in-law Francis Jenkinson, as well as papers acquired by Stewart for his Memoir of the late librarian, published in 1926. The Stewart and Crum families's shared interest in music is represented in the...
Dates: 1850-1950 (Circa)
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Integer Solutions of Quadratic Functions and Other Notes, c 1665

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.3958.2: 31
Scope and Contents

Includes notes of the musical semitone.

Dates: c 1665
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Due to the fragile nature of the material access to the collection is restricted. It is available to view in the Cambridge University Digital Library at https://cudl.lib.cam.ac.uk/collections/newton/1 with the exception of MS.Add.4007, which is open for consultation by holders of a Reader's Ticket valid for the Manuscripts Reading Room.
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Introits for Sundays and Festivals, set to music on a four-line stave

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6975
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1730-1733 (Circa)
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Italian Arias

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6002
Scope and Contents (fo. 1v) blank; (fo. 2v) 'Povere mie speranze'; (fo. 3v) 'So' che vauti un core ingrato so''; (fo. 5v) 'Donne vegni al balcon che l'orbo'; (fo. 6v) 'La violetta vergognosetta'; (fo. 7v) 'Ah ritorna e ta' dell' oro alla terra'; (fo. 8v) 'Dormia sul margine d'un ruscelletto supinae'; (fo. 9v) 'Pur nel sonno al mentalora vien cole'; (fo. 10v) 'Rondi nella amira pieta fula dolce sua'; (fo. 12v) 'Sulla piazza miei signori ecco qua l'onto'; (fo. 13v) Ho sparso tante lagrime per animo lirti'; (fo....
Dates: 1700-1800 (circa)
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Jeanne-Marie Dolmetsch Collection

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.10371
Dates: Majority of material found within 1580 - 2008
Conditions Governing Access: The archive is not yet fully catalogued. In order to discuss access please contact the music or manuscripts department.
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John Dowland and others: musical compositions, c. 1600

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Dd.02.11
Scope and Contents

Pavans, galliards, marches and songs, composed principally by Dowland and Holburne. The music is written on a single stave of six lines; the notes are represented by letters on the lines or spaces, and their length by symbols above the stave. Most pages contain 11 staves. Titles of the pieces include 'My hart is surely soft', 'Go fro my windoe goe' and 'Bonny sweete boy'.

Dates: c. 1600
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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