Collection
87 Songs
Contains sacred choruses and part songs (services, anthems) and 1 secular part-song US-NYp , Mus. Res. *MNZ (Chirk)
Scoring: V
Original Title: [on cover of each partbook:] T M [= Thomas Myddelton]
Material:
  • Source type:
    Source type: Manuscript copy
    Content type: Notated music
    Date:
    1618-1633 (1618c-1633c)
    Material:
    Format, extent: 4 parts
    Dimensions: 20,5 x 27,7 cm
    Parts held and extent: Medius, A, T, B: 108, 112, 114, 122
Former owner: [Ascertained]
Former owner: [Ascertained]
Notes: Original ink foliation, with errors and omissions. Each book has section of 17-22 folios with blank staves only near end. Original covers of brown leather, tooled in gold with ornamental designs, voice designations, and initials "TM" (= Thomas Myddelton). Original indices on first flyleaf at beginning of each book list all pieces in main repertorial layer, in order of appearance. Copied by one main scribe, with later additions by a second scribe. Almost all pieces copied by later scribe are upside down in relation to other music; scribe began copying at back of each book, working toward front. Staff height 13.5. No initials or decorations. Only fragments of watermarks visible
Library (siglum) shelfmark: Mus. Res. *MNZ (Chirk)
RISM ID no.: 106531
Last update: August 14, 2023