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Standardized title Pieces
Title on source [Manuscript music, untitled]
RISM ID number 806250396

Library information

Library siglum GB-Lbl
Shelfmark Add. 50888
Library The British Library

Material description

Type Manuscript copy
Publishing, printing and production information 1715-1750
Format, extent score: i + 58f.
Dimensions 10.5 x 20.5 cm
Binding note Dark red quarter morocco binding

Further information

General note [S.l.], [s.n.], 18th century, first half
Ff. 6, 11, 40, 45 and 51 are inserted leaves. Folios 39 onwards are reversed
R. S. B:, R. Simpson; Church House Westminster. Presented to the British Museum by the Corporation of Church House. Transferred from the British Museum Department of Printed Books (Music Room) in 1962
Canticles, hymns, anthems and metrical psalms including works by John Cheatum and John Dowland. Also included is a brief summary of musical rudiments, based on the Old English or Lancashire sol-fa and showing the Gamut, and the Proportion of Notes. Ff. 56v-58v contain theoretical information. On f. 56v is 'The Notes & Rests', 'Moods in Common & Triple Time', and 'The Eight Notes'. On f. 57r is a partitioned triangle explaining note values in common and triple time. On ff. 57v and 58r are lists of key signatures, and on f. 58v is 'The Gamut.'Also includes a version of the Easter hymn, Jesus Christ is risen today. With a 'Hymns Ancient and Modern' stamp on f. i

Index terms

Name Simpson, R. [Former owner]

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