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Mus. 525

Manuscript. Organ accompaniments to service music and anthems, copied jointly by Henry Aldrich (item 1) and Edward Lowe (items 2-19); English, before 1677 (on account of references to John Blow as 'Mr', not 'Dr'). For a partner volume, see Mus. 526.

Table of titles and composers in modern form. Display form found in manuscript.

1 Orlando Gibbons Short Service [T/B/K/C/M/N] ff. 1r-11r
2 Thomas Tallis Dorian Service [T/B/K/C/M/N] ff. 11v-24r
3 William Byrd Short Service [T/B/K/C/M/N] ff. 24v-36v
4 Richard Farrant High Service [T/B/M/N] ff. 37r-46r
5 William Child Whole Service in D [T/J/K/C/M/N] ff. 46v-58r
6 William Child Sharp Service in E [T/J/K/C/M/N] ff. 58v-68r
7 William Child O pray for the peace of Jerusalem ff. 68r-69r
8 William Child Whole Service in F [Ca/D only] ff. 69v-72r
9 Thomas Tallis I call and cry (= O sacrum convivium) ff. 78v-80v
10 Edmund Hooper Behold it is Christ ff. 81r-82v
11 Thomas Tallis With all our hearts and mouths ff. 83r-84v
12 William Byrd O Lord, make thy servant Elizabeth ff. 85r-86v
13 Orlando Gibbons Hosanna to the Son of David ff. 87r-89v
14 Orlando Gibbons Lift up your heads ff. 89v-92r
15 John Mundy O give thanks ff. 92v-96r
16 William Tucker O give thanks unto the Lord ff. 96v-98r
17 William Byrd Sing joyfully ff. 98v-101r
18 John Blow Lord, how are they increased ff. 101v-106r
19 John Blow And I heard a great voice ff. 106v-119v

Upright format, 180 x 117 mm. 121 folios, foliated in modern pencil. Unused staves on ff. 72v-78r and 120r-121v. 17th-century binding of brown leather over boards, of the 'Aldrich binding' Type 1. Bookplate 2. 19th-century shelfmark: I.7.27.

Provenance: presumably from the Aldrich bequest. The earliest catalogue entry for this item is by Hind (in Dowding), where it is listed at position M.4.6 as 'Orlando Gibbons's Service in Ffaut &c.' In Mus. 525 itself, the shelfmark 'M.4.6' is written in ink of the first flyleaf.

Microfilm: manuscript music, reel 22.

This is one of the many music manuscripts at Christ Church copied by Henry Aldrich.

This is one of the many music manuscripts at Christ Church copied by Edward Lowe.