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1916. JOMELLI (Nicolo). Airs, &c., from various operas.
"Ah ferma sospendi." Recitative and Duetto. (Ifigenia.)
"Ombra che pallida." Do. do. (Lucio Vero.)
"Su quel caro." Canzone. (Do.)
"D' un vil rimorso." Aria. (Cerere Placata.)
1917. MENDELSSOHN BARTHOLDY (Felix). The Music, composed for the Hymn "Lauda Sion," with the words of an English Cantata, written by W. Bartholomew, commencing "Praise Jehovah," adapted thereto. Full score, in the handwriting of Mr. Bartholomew, by whom it was presented to the Society. quarto. 1918. "NATURA et quatuor Elementa ad Sepulcrum Christi dolentis," a Cantata for 5 voices, 2 violins and organ. The composer's name is not given. In separate parts. small quarto. 1919. PERGOLESI (Giovanni Battista). "Io mi rido," serenata for two voices with orchestral accompaniments. In full score. Also "Cor prigioniero" and Pensa bene," cantatas for a single voice and "Chi tento," aria. All without composers' names. Bound together.
1920. PURCELL (Daniel). "A Song on the Anniversary [of the Birth] of Her Royall Highness the Princess Ann of Denmarke, [February 6th] 1693." In full score.
1921. PURCELL (Henry). Odes and other compositions (principally by him), in full score. 3 vols. quarto.
Queen's Birth-day Ode, 1691, commencing, "Welcome, glorious morn.'
This Ode is in celebration of the Centenary of the Foundation of Trinity College,
Queen's Birth-day Ode, 1690 (written by Thomas D'Urfey), com-
The Fourth Act in the "Fairy Queen" (wanting the Songs of the Four
The whole of the compositions in this volume are by Henry Purcell.
Ode for the Duke of Gloucester's Birth-day, July 24th, 1695, com-
Solo, from the Barbadoes Song (see MS., No. 1904) “'Tis done, and
see." Jer. Clarke.
Sixteen Motetts, from the Motecta Festorum totius Anni, by Palestrina.
See No. 395.
Dies sanctificatus illuxit.
Valde honorandus est.
Magnum hereditatis mysterium.
Tribus miraculis ornatum.
Hodie, Beata Virgo.
O Rex Gloria.
Loquebantur variis linguis.
Fuit bomo missus.
Tu es pastor.
Magnus Sanctus Paulus.
The words are wanting to those motetts, the names of which are printed in Italics.
"Salve Regina," Hymn for 3 voices.
"Anima mea liquefacta est," Motett, 3 voices.
"Plage Tuæ, Domine," Motett, 3 voices, by Giovanni Felice Sances. "O Domine, gutta Tui," Motett, 3 voices.
"O quam suave," Motett for 3 voices, by Bassani.
"Tu dormi, ah crudo core," Quartett.
"Allume delle stelle,"
Qui diligit Mariam," Motett [here called a Madrigal], for 5 voices, by
"Lontan dal suo bene," Duet, by Carlo Grua.
"Save me, O God," Anthem for 5 voices, by Wm. Byrd.
"Vobis datum est," Canon for 4 voices, per arsin et thesin, by Constanza Porta.
The Same, with the parts inverted.
"Where art thou, wanton," Madrigal for 3 voices, by Thomas Morley.
Ode on Queen Mary's Birth-day, 1693 (written by Nahum Tate), commencing, "Celebrate this festival," by Henry Purcell. Printed by Goodison, see No. 1413.
The Music to the first act of Charles Davenant's Tragedy of "Circe." The name of Purcell is attached to this copy, but in a different hand to that in which the music is written, and most likely in error, as no mention is made by any musical authority of Purcell's having composed music for this play; and Downes, in his "Roscius Anglicanus,' speaking of "Circe," expressly states that "all the Musick was set by Mr. Banister."
The Music for the Yorkshire Feast, 1688, by Henry Purcell. This ode
A Welcome Song, commencing, "Sound the trumpet," composed by
A Fragment of a composition (apparently an Ode), probably by Purcell.
Presented to the Society by John Lucius Dampier, Esq.
1922. PURCELL (Henry). Odes, &c.
Ode for St. Cecilia's day, 1692.
in 1684. See No. 1029.]
In full score. Transcribed folio.
[Printed by the Musical Antiquarian
[Differing much from the score printed
Queen's Birthday Ode, 1694, commencing "Come, come, ye sons of art."
The Yorkshire Feast Song (or Ode), 1690. [With variations from the
manuscript copy in No. 1921 and the copy printed by Goodison,
Music in Dryden and Lee's tragedy of Edipus. [Printed by Goodison.
1923. PURCELL (Henry).
"Laudate Ceciliam," Ode on St. Cecilia's
day, 1683. See No. 1789.
1924. SONGS, &c. (A collection of), mostly without composers' names
(the voice parts only).
Take not a woman's anger ill (Rival Sisters). H. Purcell. Printed.
Oh, how pleasant.
How deeply passion wounds.
When Strephon found.
Spare, mighty love.
No scornful beauty.
When busy fame.
Ah, me! hot love (Words only). Come let the State stay (do). Some thirty or forty.
Oh, the bonny Christ Church bells. Tom Folly's nose.
Here's that will challenge.
Twa bonny lads.
See that silent, blushing creature.
Too long, female charms (Words only).
On the bank of a river (do.)
He's a phlegmatic lover (Words only).
When, Celia, must my old day set? (do.)
Whilst I live I must love.
In Phillis all vile jilts are met.
Celia, forgive me.
Tell me, Thirsis (Dialogue).
Tell me, Jenny.
In the shades upon the grass.
O mort! venez finir.
La beauté la plus sévère.
La bouteille et Silvie.
Qu'ils sont doux boutille jolie.
Mon malheur est extrême.
Would you be a man in fashion.
You happy youths.
Why so serious (H. P.)
By shady woods.
Where could coy Aminta run?
Have you seen battledore play?
Ah! faithless Silvia.
We all to conquering beauty bow. Why should we that now are free (Words only).
Would you know how we meet.
All men must own.
'Twas not your beauty (Words only).
Only tell her (R. King).
Damon, if you will believe me (Words only).
Take not the first refusal ill (Mr. Lamb).
Prefixed to the collection is a sheet containing "The old Measures of the Inner Temple, London, as they were first begun and taught by Robert Holeman, a Dancing Master, before 1640, and continued ever since in the Inner Temple Hall."
Bound up with a printed copy of Vincenzo Ciampi's Sei
Arie con Recitativi.
1926. STEFFANI (Agostino). Duets for two sopranos, soprano and alto, soprano and tenor, soprano and bass, alto and tenor,
Presented to the Society by the Rev. F. J. Stainforth.
1927. STEFFANI (Agostino). Two cantatas, viz. "All' or ch' in
grembo," for alto solo, with instrumental accompaniments, and "Inquieto mio Cor," for soprano and alto. In full score.
Ode for the
1928. TAYLOR (Edward), Gresham Professor of Music. opening of Gresham College [2nd November, 1843.] In score, in the autograph of the composer.
Presented to the Society by the Rev. J. E. Cox, D.D.
IRS, in vocal score, and Harpsichord Lessons.
Seven Lessons for the Harpsichord.
"My vengeance awakes me.' (Athalia)
"I must with speed." (Semele)
"Turn, hopeless lover." (Do.)
"The world, when day's career. (Hercules)
(First and second movements only).