18th Century Hand Engraved Music Score Book 41 Songs By Henry Purcell & Others For Sale


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18th CENTURY HAND ENGRAVED MUSIC SCORE BOOK 41 SONGS BY HENRY PURCELL & OTHERS

RARE ORIGINAL 18th CENTURY BOUND VOLUME OF HAND ENGRAVED PLATES OF SONGS AND MUSICAL SCORE CONTAINING APPROXIMATELY 41 SONGS AND WITH 7 SET BY HENRY PURCELL AND ONE BY DAN PURCELL.

ONE SONG IS HEADED "A MOURNING DIRGE OCCASIOND BY THE UNHAPPY DEATH OF HIS GRACE THE DUKE OF HAMILTON AND BRANDON. THE WORDS TO A SCOTCH TUNE BY MR.T.DURFEY" - THE DUKE OF HAMILTON AND BRANDON WAS KILLED IN A DUEL IN HYDE PARK WITH CHARLES MOHUN, 4th BARON MOHUN (WHO ALSO DIED) ON 15th NOVEMBER 1712.

SOME OF THE SONGS ARE BY "L.RAMONDON" - PRESUMABLY LITTLETON RAMONDON (1684-1715), AND OTHERS ARE BY "MR.T.DURFEY".

SOME OF THE TITLES AND COMPOSERS ARE:-

A DIALOGUE IN THE ISLAND PRINCESS SET BY Mr. LEVERIDGE, SUNG BY HIMSELF & MR.PAL.

A DIALOGUE IN THE ISLAND PRINCESS SUNG BY Mr.LEVERIDGE AND Mrs.LINDSEY. SET BY Mr.CLARK, AND EXACTLY ENGRAVED BY Tho. CROSS.

A SONG SET TO MUSICK BY Mr.PHILIP HART, SUNG BY Mr.COOKE AT THE NEW THEATRE.

A SONG PART OF PERNICIOUS TRAYTOR: THE WORDS AND TUNE BY THE LATE FAMOUS Mr.RAMONDON.

A NEW SONG THE WORDS ON A LADY OF QUALITY SET BY Mr.MARCHANT. SYMPHONY.

BESS OF BEDLAM SET BY Mr.HENRY PURCELL.

A HUE & CRY AFTER A STRAY HEART (WITH YE MARKS & BLEMISHES) WHICH WHOEVER SHALL BRING TO YE PUBLISHER SHALL HAVE SATISFACTION TO SOME TUNE. FOR YE FLUTE.

(THE CORDIAL ADVICE) A SONG SET BY Mr.L.RAMONDON.

THE PRECAUTION'D NYMPH) SET BY Mr.L.RAMONDON.

A NEW HEALTH TO PRINCE EUGENE, A TRIUMPHANT ODE UPON HIS RETURNE TO VIENNA. THE WORDS SET TO MUSICK BY Mr.DURFEY. SUNG BY Mr.LEVERIDGE IN THE PLAY. CALLED YE COUNTRY MISS WITH HER FURBELOW.

A HEALTH TO THE PRESENT CONSTITUTION.

(THE JOLLY TOPER) A NEW SONG THE WORDS BY Mr.DURFEY.

A SONG IN BONDUCA SET BY Mr.H.PURCELL WITHIN COMPASS OF YE FLUTE.

THE WAKEFULL NIGHTINGALE. A SONG SETT BY Mr.JOHN WELDON.

THE KENTISH TOAST) SET BY Mr. JOHN ECCLES. TRANSPOS'D FROM THE BASS CLIFF.

A SONG SET TO MUSICK BY Mr. JOHN BARRETT & EXACTLY ENGRAV'D BY D.WRIGHT.

THE SHEEP SHEERING BALLAD : SUNG BY Mr. BURKHEAD. SET BY Mr.I.BARRETT.

A SONG SUNG BEFORE YE LATE QUEEN SET BY Mr. HEN. PURCELL.

THE CONJURORS SONG OR THE CROAKING TOAD. SET BY Mr. HENRY PURCELL, WITHIN THE COMPASS OF YE FLUTE.

A SONG SET BY Mr. COURTIVILL, AND EXACTLY ENGRAVED BY Tho. CROSS.

A CANTATA COMPOS'D BY Mr.DAN PURCELL.

LET THE DREADFULL ENGINES. A SONG SET BY Mr. HENRY PURCELL.

THE TITLES ARE WRITTEN IN OLD ENGLISH AND I HAVE COPIED THEM AS WRITTEN.

A LOT OF THE SONGS HAVE A SEPERATE SCORE AT THE END FOR THE FLUTE.

ALL OF THE PAPER PAGES SHOW THE ETCHING PLATE MARKS. SOME PAGES ARE PRINTED FROM 2 PLATES AND SOME AREN'T QUITE CENTRAL TO THE PAPER.

THE COVER IS MARBLED BOARDS WITH CALF SPINE AND CORNERS.

APPROX. 35cm x 23cm. WEIGHS 675g.

THE COVERS ARE WORN WITH A SPLIT SPINE AND SCUFFING AND TEARS TO THE BOARDS. THE PAGES ARE LARGELY IN GOOD CONDITION WITH SOME MOTH / WORM DAMAGE TO SOME LOWER CORNERS AND SOME FRAGILITY TO THE EDGES. THE MUSICAL SCORES ARE ALL INTACT.



PLEASE NOTE; ALL ITEMS WILL BE SENT BY A RECORDED, SIGNED FOR OR OTHERWISE TRACKABLE METHOD TO COMPLY WITH AND PAYPAL POLICY. PLEASE MAKE SURE THAT YOU ARE HAPPY WITH MY QUOTED POSTAGE COSTS BEFORE YOU offer. IF YOUR COUNTRY ISN'T LISTED IN THE POSTAGE DETAILS THEN PLEASE EMAIL ME FOR A QUOTE BEFORE THE sale ENDS AND BEFORE YOU offer. ALL ITEMS WILL BE PACKAGED TO A HIGH STANDARD USING GOOD QUALITY MATERIALS.



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