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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.
Purcell, Henry, 1659-1695. Monson, John Monson, Baron, 1693-1748, former owner.
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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.
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, 84,  pages, bound ;37 cm
ark:/21198/n17k61 f MS.1963.013
Music--England--Early works to 1800.
Book stamp of the Monson family of Burton Hall, Lincolnshire on front paste-down endpaper.