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Mus. 761

Manuscript. Nathaniel Patrick: Short or Whole Service (T/B/K/C/M/N), copied in score by John Blow; English, late 17th century.

Upright format, 335 x 215 mm. 17 folios; originally a single gathering of nine nested bifolios = 18 folios, of which the 15th folio has been excised. Unfoliated. Unused ruled staves on ff. [15v-17v]. Retains original covers of thin white card. Bookplate 2 on inside upper cover. Now within an early 20th-century binding of thick card and vellum. 19th-century shelfmark: K.3.66.

Provenance: from the Aldrich bequest, listed in Archives 1717, item K22, as 'Mr Patrick's Morning Service'. In Mus. 761 itself, the shelfmark 'K.22' is written on the inside original upper cover.

Microfilm: manuscript music, reel 29.

For a full list of music manuscripts at Christ Church copied by John Blow, see the entry for Mus. 14.