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Title
A collection of airs: cosisting [sic] of overtures, preludes, chacones, sarabands, marches, trumpet tunes, song tunes, slow airs, minuets, grounds, rondeaus, jiggs, dances and other art tunes. /composed by Henry Purcell for the theatres.
Creator
Purcell, Henry, 1659-1695.
Monson, John Monson, Baron, 1693-1748, former owner.
Contributor
Border, Richard, former owner.
Date Created and/or Issued
[about 1700]
Contributing Institution
UCLA, William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
Collection
Early Modern English Manuscripts from UCLA’s Clark Library
Rights Information
Public Domain
Material in the public domain. No restrictions on use.
Description
Scope/Content: Manuscript.
Scope/Content: Manuscript scorebook compiled by an anonymous music copyist, containing various works by Henry Purcell. Most of the music consists of suites of movements from A Collection of Ayres (London, 1697) and is arranged in order of keys from G major to F major.
Citation/Reference: A checklist of the manuscript sources of Henry Purcell's music in the University of California, William Andrews Clark Memorial Library, Los Angeles / by Richard Charteris. In Notes: Quarterly Journal of the Music Library Association,Vol. 52, No. 2 (Dec., 1995), pp. 407-421.
Condition: Bound in half suede with very worn marbled boards. Much wear to spine and corners. Front free endpaper almost completely loose from text block.
Type
text
Form/Genre
Scores
Ink stamps (Provenance)
Extent
[3], 84, [3] pages, bound ;37 cm
Identifier
ark:/21198/n17k61
f MS.1963.013
Language
English
eng
Subject
Music--England--Early works to 1800.
Place
England--Lincolnshire
Provenance
Book stamp of the Monson family of Burton Hall, Lincolnshire on front paste-down endpaper.
Location
CLUW

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