Published by Primary Source Microfilm
Part One: Unpublished Music Manuscripts of the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries from the Oxford Music School Collection
The collection is of major historical interest and transmits the repertoire of the weekly music meetings held in Oxford in the Commonwealth and early Restoration periods.
Part Two: The Court Odes of William Boyce
William Boyce (1710-79) was probably the greatest original talent produced by Britain during the 18th century and his work is now undergoing vigorous reassessment by scholars.
Part Three: The Music Manuscripts of Maurice Greene and William Boyce
Maurice Greene (1696-1755) was, along with William Boyce, one of the most important English composers of the 18th century. Between them they held the post of Organist of the Chapel Royal from 1727 to 1779 and of Master of the King's Musick from 1735 to 1779.
Part Four: Unpublished English Music Manuscripts Before c.1850, Section A
The fourth part of this critically acclaimed series continues with coverage of the Bodleian Library's magnificent holdings of English manuscript.
Part Five: Unpublished English Music Manuscripts Before c.1850, Section B
Part Five completes coverage of the pre-1850 English Music Manuscripts at the Bodleian Library.
Part Six: Unpublished Continental Music Manuscripts of the Sixteenth, Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries
This selection, and especially those manuscripts from the Music School (Mus. Sch.) collection, shows how quickly the Italian style spread to England around 1700, and how wholeheartedly the English musicians embraced it. < P>
Series One: 113 reels