Detail View: LUNA: Folger Digital Image Collection: Collection of songs arranged for use by the Oxford Music Room chorus and orchestra [manuscript].

Digital Image File Name: 
94176
Source Call Number: 
W.b.559
Source Creator: 
Holywell Music Room.
Source Title: 
Collection of songs arranged for use by the Oxford Music Room chorus and orchestra [manuscript].
Source Created or Published: 
ca. 1796
Physical Description: 
p. 24 || p. 25: Violoncello, Macbeth
Digital Image Type: 
FSL collection
HAMNET CATALOG RECORD: 
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Creator (Hamnet): 
Holywell Music Room.
Title (Hamnet): 
Collection of songs arranged for use by the Oxford Music Room chorus and orchestra [manuscript], ca. 1796.
Physical Description (Hamnet): 
17 ms. part books ; 30.4 x 23.5 cm to 24 x 29.4 cm.
Subject (Hamnet): 
Dramatic music -- 17th century -- Parts -- Manuscripts.
Subject (Hamnet): 
Incidental music -- 17th century -- Parts -- Manuscripts.
Subject (Hamnet): 
Dramatic music -- 18th century -- Parts -- Manuscripts.
Subject (Hamnet): 
Incidental music -- 18th century -- Parts -- Manuscripts.
Subject (Hamnet): 
Part books -- 18th century -- Manuscripts.
Subject (Hamnet): 
Manuscripts -- 18th century.
Associated Name (Hamnet): 
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616.
Associated Name (Hamnet): 
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616.
Associated Name (Hamnet): 
Purcell, Henry, 1659-1695.
Associated Name (Hamnet): 
Purcell, Henry, 1659-1695.
Associated Name (Hamnet): 
Leveridge, Richard, 1670 or 71-1758.
Associated Name (Hamnet): 
Arnold, Samuel, 1740-1802.
Associated Name (Hamnet): 
Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759.
Associated Name (Hamnet): 
Boyce, William, 1710-1779.
Associated Name (Hamnet): 
Pergolesi, Giovanni Battista, 1710-1736.
Associated Name (Hamnet): 
Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus, 1756-1791.
Associated Name (Hamnet): 
Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus, 1756-1791.
Associated Name (Hamnet): 
Cummings, William Hayman, 1831-1915, former owner.
Notes (Hamnet): 
W.a.222-227 are oblong in size; W.b.554-561 are folio in size. Shelved in two locations, due to different sizes.
Notes (Hamnet): 
Songs from the works of Purcell, [R. Leveridge], Arnold, Handel, Boyce, Mozart, and Pergolesi. Seventeen manuscript volumes in four different hands, consisting of a partial score (W.a.222) and sixteen part books (W.a.223-227 are vocal parts (alto and tenor chorus; canto, alto and basso principale) and W.b.554-564 are parts for the orchestral accompaniment to the set of songs (incomplete)). Collection of stage works, incidental music and sacred pieces by British and Continental composers. Contents include Henry Purcell's Tempest; Purcell's King Arthur; Richard Leveridge's Music in Macbeth (here attributed to Purcell); Samuel Arnold's "Moors trio" from The mountaineers; the chorus "May no rash intruder" from George Frideric Handel's Solomon; William Boyce's "Here shall soft charity repair" (from Ode for the Leicester Infirmary); the Gloria from Giovanni Battista Pergolesi's Mass in D; the Benedictus from Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's Requiem; and the chorus "O God when thou appear[est]" (an English verion of "Splendente te Deus") from Mozart's Thamos, König in Ägypten.
Notes (Hamnet): 
For a discussion of the attribution to Leveridge, see cards under Leveridge for "The music in Macbeth" (W.b.537).
Notes (Hamnet): 
The full manuscript score is in the Music Div. at Library of Congress (M1510.P98 T29).
Notes (Hamnet): 
Watermark - 1794-96.
Provenance (Hamnet): 
W.a.222-227 are W.H. Cummings manuscripts.
Citations (Hamnet): 
Charteris, R. Annotated catalogue of the music manuscripts in the Folger, 108
Call Number (Hamnet): 
W.b.554-564