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 as shown in the manuscript. Display in modern form.
||Mr Orlando Gibbons
||[Short] Service in Ffaut [T/B/K/C/M/N]
||[Dorian Service. T/B/K/C/M/N]
||[Short] Service [T/B/K/C/M/N]
||Mr [Richard] Farrant
||[High] Service [T/B/M/N]
||[Whole] Service [in D. T/J/K/C/M/N]
||[Sharp] Service in E [T/J/K/C/M/N]
||O pray for the peace [of Jerusalem]
||Evening [Whole] Service in F [Ca/D only]
||I call & cry [= O sacrum convivium]
||Behold it is Christ
||With all our hearts & mouths
||O Lord make thy servant
||Hosanna [to the Son of David]
||Lift up y[ou]r Heads
||Mr [John] Mundaye
||O give thanks
||Mr [William] Tucker
||O give thanks unto the Lord
||Mr John Blow
||Lord how are they increased
||Mr John Blow
||And I heard a great voice
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.