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1931. BALFE (Michael William). "Hark! 'tis the hunter's jovial
horn," hunting glee for four voices, the words by Edward Fitzball. In score. In the composer's autograph.
Presented to the Society by Mr. A. Durlacher.
1932. CANONS, Rounds, Catches, and short Glees; mostly without
3 vols. oblong small octavo. A collection of Music, formerly belonging to him, chiefly in his handwriting, and consisting principally of his own compositions (many of the copies being the originals, and several pieces being unpublished). The whole (with the exception of some compositions in separate parts) bound in 19 volumes, distinguished by letters. The contents of each volume are as follows, viz. :—
1933. COOKE (Benjamin), Mus. Doc.
Ode to Handel, on the Anniversary of his Commemora
tion, 1785. "Sweet Harmonist," for two choirs. Dr. Cooke Two Psalm Tunes, composed for the Earl of Aylesford,
Full score, in the composer's handwriting.
"Let us eat, let us drink," Round for 4 voices. 1786.
The Music in John Home's tragedy of Agis,' composed
By Mason's art," Glee for 3 voices. 1786
Four Melodies, in several of the Ancient Greek modes,
for 4 voices, with instrumental accompaniments. John Travers. Full score, in the composer's handwriting.
"How sweet with my Chloe to rove," Glee for 3 voices,
and "Twine, cluster'd Ivy," an Elegy for 3 voices, Thomas Ebdon.
In the composer's handwriting.
"Each year, each hour," Song; and "What heavenly
"Sweet Tenant of the Tomb," an Ode written for Dr.
Delap's tragedy called "The Captives." 1786.
Organ part to Anthem, "I heard a great voice".
Milton's Morning Hymn of Adam and Eve, composed by as altered and enlarged by
A printed copy of the original composition is interleaved. [See also Vol. Dc.] "The Lord said unto the woman," Anthem for the Lying-in Charity, 1770. Incomplete .
"Sumer is i cumen in," Round. Facsimile of Harleian
Examples of different modes of resolving certain chords,
"Sumer is i cumen in," Round, reduced into score.
"Ah, beshrew me, by me fae," Three-part Song (im
[See also Vols. Db and I]
"Thus musing in my mind," Three-part Song
Ah, blessed Jesu," Three-part Song.
"Up the hill or cross the lawn." Glee for 4 voices, with instrumental accompaniments. 1767. [See also
J. E. Galliard.
"Patron of Music," another acrostic on Pepusch by Leveridge. The words only.
"O Lord, I will praise Thee," Verse Anthem with instruments. 1752. [See also Vol. I]
"I will magnify Thee, O God," Verse Anthem with instruments. 1749
"Let all the just," do. for the Founder's day, at the
"Let us eat, let us drink," Round for 4 voices, 1787,
Up the hill or cross the lawn," Glee for 1767. [See also Vols. Aa, B and C]. “O Venus, Regina," Glee for 5 voices. 1769. [See
"Interred here" (Tallis's Epitaph), Glee for 4 voices.
"Here lies John Trot," Catch, 3 voices. 1770. [See
also Vol. C]
"Round, round with the glass, boys," Glee, 3 voices.
1770. [See also Vol. C].
"I am unable," Catch, 4 voices, 1769
"If the prize you mean to get," Glee, 4 voices. 1769 "Who best can serve,” Catch, 3 voices.
"Underneath lodges," Round for 3 voices. 1770.
Airs for two clarinets and two horns. 1765 and 1766
Lesson for the Harpsichord. 1750. (The last four movements.)
A Set of Voluntaries for the Organ or Harpsichord
Fugue in B flat major
Do. in A major
Canon, for two performers on the Organ
Slow Organ Piece, in D minor.
Slow Organ Piece, in C major, "When the ear heard
her," arranged by
How sleep the brave." Elegy for 4 voices. "Beneath a weight of hapless love," Glee for 5 voices.
"Deh! dove senza me?" Glee for 4 voices. 1774
"Round, round with the glass," Glee for 3 voices. 1770
"Up the hill, or cross the lawn," Glee for 4 voices.
"In paper case," Glee for 4 voices.
"Underneath lodges," Round for 3 voices. 1770
"Hot spice gingerbread," Catch for 3 voices. 1767
An Introduction to one of Scarlatti's Fugues
An Air to connect several other pieces of Scarlatti's
Five Chants by Dr. Cooke, and one by Mr. Phocion
March, for the Nottinghamshire Regiment of Militia,
Six Chants, by various Authors.
"Wealth, sire of Flattery," Glee for 4 voices
Resolutions of Ancient Canons, by Clemens non Papa,
Dr. John Bull, &c.; the originals being in various
Modulations from Antoniotto, explaining various reso-
"Thy rebuke," from the "Messiah" of Handel, trans-
Eviton's "Le Compère Blaise," Air, à deux voix, par.
The Slow Movement of the 4th Organ Concerto "Hail, Light," Air, supposed to be by
"My song shall be alway," Anthem, with instrumental accompaniments
"O praise the Lord," Anthem, composed for the Chapel
of the Duke of Chandos
"A teneri affetti," Duet in "Otho".
Overture to the Anthem, "I heard a great voice"
"O place me where the burning noon," Air. 1790
Reversing the Volume, are Organ parts to the follow-
By the waters of Babylon"
Concerto for stringed instruments, in A. 1766.
"Lover, thou must be presuming," Glee for 3
1767 March (in F), for wind instruments, composed in 1766, at the request of Capt. Baudin, of the 58th Regi
"The Longitude," Glee for 3 voices. 1767
"While venison we eat," Glee for 3 voices, composed for the Chapel Feast, August 5, 1767.
"O Venus, Regina," Glee for 5 voices. 1769.
"Here again are we met," Glee for 3 voices, composed for the Chapel Feast, August 3, 1769
"Up the hill, or cross the lawn," Glee for 4
(See also Vol. B)
"Who best can drink?"
Catch for 3 voices. 1768.
"Here lies John Trot,"
"Hot spice gingerbread,"
"Strange, that this difference," Round for
"Wherewithal shall a young man," Verse Anthem
"Praised be the Lord daily," Verse Anthem (May 1,
The Same.-A rough sketch.
"Glory be to the Father," Canon for 8 voices (printed) M. Overend. "O God of my righteousness," Verse Anthem (wanting
do. David Perez.
Five Psalm Tunes, for the Earl of Aylesford
Eight Psalms, for 3 and voices
"When Beauty's soul-attracting charms," Ode for 2
"To you fair ladies now in town," Glee for 3 choirs. 1783
"I have been young," Glee for 3 voices and chorus. [See also Vol. I]
"Why busy boys," Glee for 5 voices
"Tell me, lovely shepherd," Glee for 2 choirs. 1788
"Genius of England," Air
Altered and enlarged, with choruses and additional
Henry Cooke. Thomas Ford.
"Ye tuneful and harmonious choir," Ode for St.
[A different copy printed in his Collection of New Songs. 1701. See No. 1341.]
"One summer eve," Air.
"In paper case," Glee for 3 voices. [See also Vol. B] "Up the hill, or cross the lawn," Duett
"Mr. Speaker, tho' tis late," Catch for 3 voices.
"When to the Muses' haunted hill," Ode for 4 voices.
1780. [See also Vol. Db].
"Nymph, over thee," Glee for 4 voices. 1779. [See
"Hail, Music," Ode for voices. 1778. [See also
also Vol. Db]
"O come, ye fair," Ode for 4 voices. 1777