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Cantata on the death of Mr Perceval - V, pf


Name Hook, James (1746-1827) [Ascertained]
Standardized title Cantata on the death of Mr Perceval
Scoring summary V, pf
Title on source Cantata on the death of Mr Percival | [...] the words by the Revd Mr Davies ; set by Mr Hook, Decbr 2, 1813
RISM ID number 806294198

Library information

Library siglum GB-Cu MS.Add.6638


Work number 1.1.1
Voice/instrument V
Key or mode F
Text incipit Scarce had he reached the Imperial Senate's wall
Scoring in movement Recitativo
PAE Code
Work number 1.2.1
Title of movement, tempo [Aria].
Voice/instrument V
Text incipit Blessed shade thy sainted spirit fled


Total scoring V, pf

Material description

Type Manuscript copy
Publishing, printing and production information London, 18131202
Format, extent score: p.145-153 (1st copy) and p.170-174 (2nd copy)

Further information

General note London, 1813, Dec 2nd; dated "Decbr 2 1813" on t.p. and at top of p.148
A second copy may be found on p. 170-174
Both copies marked no."2492" in right margin of first page of music
Holograph in ink
Spencer Perceval, M.P., was assasinated on 11th May 1812

Index terms

Subject heading Funeral music
Sacred songs
Language of text eng
Name Davies, J. [Text author] [Ascertained]
Perceval, Spencer (1762-1812) [Dedicatee] [Ascertained]

Related Titles

Parent record 806291622 Hook, James: 25 Vocal pieces