Found in 141 Collections and/or Records:
Authors include Sir Henry Purcell, George Handel, Sir Walter Scott and Lord Byron.
With accounts and programmes, 53 folios.
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.
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.
Material relating to those with a surname beginning 'B'.
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.
(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'.
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.
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".
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.
Includes notes of the musical semitone.
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.
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'.
The UK Archival Thesaurus has been integrated with our catalogue, thanks to Kings College London and the AIM25 project for their support with this.