Manuscript. Organ accompaniments to English anthems and service
music, copied by William Walond Sr; English, 1740s. Copied in
Oxford for use at Christ Church Cathedral. (Follow this link
for a list of surviving music-books from Christ Church Cathedral from the Restoration to the early 19th century.) In
the inventory below, items 1-11 are copied from the front of
the volume, items 12-18 from the rear with the volume inverted.
Oblong format, 375 x 257 mm. 95 folios, paginated in ink by Walond Sr. Unused ruled staves on p. R42. Mid 18th-century binding of rough brown leather over boards, blind tooled, and inscribed '18' on the upper and lower covers; rebacked and generally repaired probably in the late 19th century. Indexes of contents have been added by an unidentified 19th-century hand on replacement flyleaves at the front and rear of the volume. No early bookplate.
Provenance: transferred from Christ Church Cathedral, probably in the early 20th century.
Microfilm: manuscript music, reel 44.
Bibliography:Peter Ward Jones and Donald Burrows, 'An inventory of mid-eighteenth-century Oxford musical hands', R.M.A. Research Chronicle, 35 (2002), 61ff.
For a list of other music manuscripts at Christ Church copied
by William Walond Sr, see the end of the entry for Mus. 40.