[Anthems, odes, operas, by H. Purcell . transcribed from the author's original manuscripts by Phil. Hayes].

Henry Purcell (1659-1695)
National Trust Inventory Number 3044675

Category Manuscripts and documents
Date 1781 - 1785
Materials
Measurements
Place of origin England
Collection Tatton Park, Cheshire (Accredited Museum)
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Summary description

Vol. 1 contains anthems; vol.2: odes; vol.3: operas, theatre music and fantazias; vol.4: anthems and other church music. For full list of contents see: S. Pargeter 'A catalogue of the library at Tatton Park...', Cheshire Libraries and Museums, 1977, p.306-7. This manuscript is the primary source for: 'Ode to the King on his Birthday' (Now does the glorious day) (vol.2 no.13); 'The loves of Dido and Aeneas: an opera' (vol.3 no.1); Ode &c (The noise of foreign wars) (vol.3 no. 5) .

Bibliographic description

4 v . music . fol.. Card entry - state unknown.. Provenance: Bought at Dr. Arnold's sale, May 1803, by M. Masterman Sykes & given by him to his sister Eliz. Egerton, 1807. Inscriptions inside front cover: S. Arnold [i.e. the composer, Samuel Arnold (1740-1802)]. Binding: Quarter leather.

Makers and roles

Henry Purcell (1659-1695), composer
Philip Hayes (1738-1797)., copyist

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Place of origin England (245466)
Materials
Category Manuscripts and documents (8458)
Collection Tatton Park, Cheshire (Accredited Museum) (10752)
Periods 18th century (85768)
Maker Henry Purcell (1659-1695) (41)
Philip Hayes (1738-1797). (6)
Subjects
Object Type Music (863)
Manuscript book (37)

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