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Finding Aids - Music Collections: British Library music manuscripts on microfilm

A guide to the finding aids available for the music collections in the Bodleian Library.

Music Manuscripts from the Great English Collections. Series 4: British Library, London

Music Manuscripts from the Great English Collections. Series 4: British Library, London (Weston Library Gallery - MUS. FILMS 1):


Part 1: Polyphonic Music before c.1640. Section A [19 reels] (Guide http://microformguides.gale.com/Data/Download/2037001A.pdf)

Part 2: Polyphonic Music before c.1640. Section B [22 reels] (Guide http://microformguides.gale.com/Data/Download/2037002A.pdf

Part 3: English Manuscripts, c.1640-1714. Section A [18 reels] (Guide http://microformguides.gale.com/Data/Download/2037003A.pdf

Part 4: English Manuscripts, c.1640-1714. Section B [17 reels] (Guide http://microformguides.gale.com/Data/Download/2037004A.pdf

Part 5: Chapel Royal Part-Books, c.1670-1850 [19 reels] (Guide http://microformguides.gale.com/Data/Download/2037005A.pdf

[Part 6: Handel Mss. Section A: Operas, Serenades and Odes]  Not available

[Part 7: Handel Mss. Section B: Oratorios and Church Music]  Not available

[Part 8: Handel Mss. Section C: Instrumental, Cantatas and Other Music]  Not available

Part 9: English Manuscripts, c.1714-1810. Section A [22 reels] (Guide http://microformguides.gale.com/Data/Download/2037009A.pdf

Part 10: English Manuscripts, c.1714-1810. Section B [24 reels] (Guide http://microformguides.gale.com/Data/Download/2037010A.pdf

Part 11: English music manuscripts c. 1810-1900, from the Egerton and Additional manuscripts. Section A [30 reels] (Guide not available)

Part 12: English music manuscripts c. 1810-1900, from the Egerton and Additional manuscripts. Section B [31 reels] (Guide not available)

Part 13: English music manuscripts c. 1810-1900, from the Egerton and Additional manuscripts. Section C [27 reels] (Guide not available)

Italian Music Manuscripts in the British Library, c.1640-c.1820

Italian Music Manuscripts in the British Library, c.1640-c.1820 (Weston Library Gallery – MUS. FILMS 2)

Section A [46 reels]:

Part 1: Edgerton, Harleian, King’s and Add. Mss.: c.1640-c.1720 (Guide http://microformguides.gale.com/Data/Download/3064001A.pdf)   
Part 2: Add. Mss.: c.1640-c.1720 (Guide http://microformguides.gale.com/Data/Download/3064002A.pdf)
Part 3: Royal Music College: c.1640-c.1720 (Guide http://microformguides.gale.com/Data/Download/3064003A.pdf)

Section B [79 reels]:

Part 1: Edgerton, and Add. Mss.: c.1720-c.1740 (Guide http://microformguides.gale.com/Data/Download/3064004A.pdf)  
Part 2: Add. Mss.: c.1720-c.1740 (Guide http://microformguides.gale.com/Data/Download/3064005A.pdf)
Part 3: Add. Mss.: c.1720-c.1740 (Guide http://microformguides.gale.com/Data/Download/3064006A.pdf)
Part 4: Royal Music College 21.a.16-24.k.13: c.1720-c.1740 (Guide http://microformguides.gale.com/Data/Download/3064007A.pdf)  

Section C [60 reels]:

Part 1: Edgerton, and Add. Mss.: c.1740-c.1770 (Guide http://microformguides.gale.com/Data/Download/3064008A.pdf)  
Part 2: Add. Mss.: c.1740-c.1770 (Guide http://microformguides.gale.com/Data/Download/3064009A.pdf)
Part 3: Royal Music College 21.a.5-24.f.3: c.1740-c.1770 (Guide http://microformguides.gale.com/Data/Download/3064010A.pdf)

Section D [100 reels]:

[Part 1: Edgerton, and Add. Mss.: c.1770-c.1820] Not available
Part 2: Add. Mss.: c.1770-c.1820 (Guide http://microformguides.gale.com/Data/Download/3064012A.pdf)
[Part 3: Add. Mss.: c.1770-c.1820]   Not available
Part 4: Royal College of Music: c.1770-c.1820 (Guide http://microformguides.gale.com/Data/Download/3064014A.pdf)

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