Mus. 619 (ff. 1-5)
Manuscript. [Henry Aldrich (after Carissimi)], Oxford Act song 'Consurge tandem'; incomplete autograph fair copy of full score (ff. 1-4) and fragments of draft composing score (f. 5). Annotation on f. 1r in an unidentified 18th-century hand: 'Act Song adapted by Dr Aldrich probably to music of Carissimi except the overture'. According to Trowles (ii., p. 12): 'Words by Leopold Finch, selected from 'Cursus Novi Fori' published in Musarum Anglicanarum (Oxford, 1692), i, 165-71. First performed [at the Sheldonian Theatre, Oxford], c. 1692'.
Upright format, 377 x 237 mm. Four sheets (= probably 2 adjacent bifiolios), followed by a single sheet (f. 5). Now bound into Mus. 619, a late 18th-century guardbook bound in white parchment over boards.
Microfilm: manuscript music, reel 26.