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iv, f.46; iii, f. 28.

29. "By force I liue." By the same,
i, ii, iv, f. 46b ; iii, f . 28b.

30. "Live longe desyre." Anonymous,
i, ii, iv, f. 46b ; iii, f. 28b.

31. "From a starre." " Cobbold."
i, ii, iv, f. 47 ; iii, f. 29.

32. "See, see those sweet eyes."
"Byrd." [1589.] i, ii, iv, f. 47;
iii, f . 29.

33. "Syth y' y' tree." Anonymous.
[? By the same.] i, ii, iv, f. 47b ;
iii, f. 29b.

34. "Let fortune f ayle " ; with second
part, ' ' My yeares doe seeke her
stepps." "Byrd." i, ii, iv, f. 47b;
iii, f. 29b.

35. "Whom hatefuU harmes." By
the same, i, ii, iv, f. 48 ; iii, f. 30.

36. "Crowned with starres " ; with
second part, "Oh worthie queene."
By the same, i, ii, iv, f. 48b ; iii,
f . 30b.

37. " As Csesar wept." "Tallis." i, ii,
iv, f. 49 ; iii, f. 31.

38. " List not to Syrens." "Alphonso
[Ferrabosco]." i, ii, iv, f. 49b; iii,
f . 31b.

39. "Mount, hope, aboue the skyes."
By the same, i, ii, iv, f . 50 ; iii, f. 32.

40. "The whytest snow." By the
same, i, ii, iv, f. 53 ; iii, f . 35.

41. "Penelope"; with second part,
"Wanton wyngs." "Byrd." i, ii,
iv, f. 53b ; iii, f . 35b.

42. " Non lasso martires " (sic).
"Alfonso [Ferrabosco]." i, ii, iv,
f . 53b ; iii, f . 35b.

43. " Lors que Je uoy." " Philippo De
Monte." i, ii, iv, f. 54 ; iii, f. 36.

44. "Pis ne me." " Cy-'quillo " (sc.



Cr^quiUon). i, ii, iv, f . 54b ; iii,
f . 36b.

45. "The crye of London " ; beginning
"Ny oysters." "Weilkes." i, ii,
iv, f . 55 ; iii, f . 37.

46. Another setting. Anonymous, i,
f.56b; ii, iv, f . 56 ; iii, f. 38.

47. "New fashions." In four parts.
"William Cobbold." i, f.58; ii,
iv, f. 57 ; iii, f. 39.

48. "For death of her" (Mary Gas-
coygne, d. 1588). By the same, i,
f.61; ii, iv, f . 59 ; iii, f . 41.

49. "Ye mortal wights." By the
same, i, f . 61b ; ii, iv, f . 59b ; iii,
f. 41b.

50. "Sighes, doe your part." By the
same, i, f . 62 ; ii, iv, f . 60 ; iii, f. 42.

51. "I plunged our poore wreach."
By the same, i, f. 62b ; ii, iv, f. 60b ;
iii, f. 42b.

52. "Jamyes (sc. Jamais) amant " or
"Jamie's a man." By the same.
i, f . 63 ; ii, iv, f. 61 ; iii, f . 43.

53. " Amids my bale." By the same.
1, f. 63 ; ii, iv, f. 61 ; iii, f. 43.

54. "The haughtye harts." By the
same, i, f. 63b ; ii, iv, f. 61b ; iii,
f . 43b.

55. "0 froward fate." By the same.
i, f. 63b ; ii, iv, f. 61b ; iii, f. 43b.

56. "The rare affects." By the same,
i, f.64; ii, iv, f. 62 ; iii, f.44.

57. "As phisicks skill." Anonymous.
i, f . 64b ; ii, iv, f. 62b ; iii, f. 44b.

58. " Countrye Crye" ; beg. " God giue
yougodmorowe, SirRees." "Richard
Deringe." i, f. 67b ; ii, iv, f. 65b ; iii,
f. 47b.

59. "Sacred Pan." " Nath. Pattricke."
i, f . 70 ; ii, iv, f . 68 ; iii, f . 50.

60. "0 death [rock me asleep]."
Anonymous. (The same as in Add.
30480, f . 37b, but different from the
tune in Chappell's Popular Music,
ed. Wooldridge, 1893.) i, f. 70b ; ii,
iv, f. 68b ; iii, f. 50b.



Additional 29401-29405, ff. 2-44b passim.

Paper; after 1613 (see f. 44b). Oblong duodecimo. The MS. also contains
Anthems (vol. i, p. 8), Carols (ib. p. 143), a secular Motet and String Quintets.

Madrigals for 5 voices, in parts. Except nos. 6 and 17-32, which
are by uncertain composers, they are known to be by W. Byrd, though
no names are mentioned. The five volumes contain respectively the



150



VOCAL MUSIC— SECULAR.



cantus, medius, tenor, bassus and
being identical.

1. "I ioy not in noe earthly bliss."
f.2.

2. " Where fancie fond." f. 2b.

3. " deere life." f. 3b.

4. " When I was otherwise." f. 4b.

5. "Ambitious love"; in two parts.
f.5b.

6. " Euen as in seaes." f. 7b.

7. " you that heare y" voice." f. 8b.

8. "What pleasure haue greate
Princis." f. 9b.

9. "All as a sea." f . 10b.

10. "Oh that we woe-full wretches."
f.llb.

11. "Come to me, greefe " (said to be
on the death of Sir Philip Sidney),
f. 13b.

12. "The faire young virgin." f. 14.

13. " sweete deceite " ; in two parts,
f. 15b.

14. "Yea, sacred Muses" (on the death
of Tallis). Probably by W. Byrd.
f . 17b.

15. " In feilds abrode." f. 18b.

16. " Wedded to Will." f. 19b.

17. "The nimphs y' in y' groues."
f . 20b.

18. " Though I bee browne." f. 21b.

19. "An aged dame"; probably by



quintus parts, the foliation in each

W. Byrd. f. 22b.

20. "Crowned with flowers and
Lillies " (on the death of Queen
Mary) ; in two parts, f . 23b.

21. " Truth at the first." f. 25b.

22. "The Noble, famous Queene "
(Mary, Queen of Scots), f. 28b.

23. " He that all earthlie pleasure
scorns." f. 29b.

24. "In Angells weede" (on the death
of Mary, Queen of Scots), f. 30b.

25. "Where the blinde . . ." (without
words). f.31b.

26. "I will not say what I haue seene."
f. 32b.

27. "My Mistress had a litle Dogg";
in two parts, f. 3Bb.

28. " Content is ritch." f. 35b.

29. "I that sometime" (on the death
of Queen Elizabeth), f. 36b.

30. "Sithence death of all shall haue
the spoyle." Probably by W. Byrd.
f. 37b.

31. " With lillies white." f. 39b.

32. "Wretched Albinus." f. 40b.

33. " Care for thy soule." f. 41b.

34. " Why do I vse my paper." f. 42b.

35. "Faire Brittan lie" (on the death
of Prince Henry, 1613). f. 44b.



Additional 15117, ff. 7, 9b, 15b, 2 L

Paper ; after 1614. Small folio. See also under Anthems (vol. i, p. 10).

Melody w^ith lute accompaniment, in tablature, of the following
compositions : —



1. " Sleepe, wayward thoughts." [J.
Dowland, First Booke of Songes,
1597.] f. 7.

2. "Aprill is my mistres face." [T.
Morley, Madrigals, 1594.] f. 9b.

3. "ThepeacefuUwesternewinde." The
words are supposed to be by Thomas
Campion, who set them to other
music in his Second Booke of Ayres,
1610 ; the music here is by Thomas



Morley, in whose First Booke of
Ballets, 1595, it appears to the words
" Nowe is the monthe of mayinge,"
which are given here as an alterna-
tive, f. 10.

, " If my complaints." [J. Dowland,
as in no. 1.] f. 15b.

, " It was a tyme when Sillye Bees.
[By the same. Third . . . Booke of
Songes, 1603.] f. 21.



Additional 29372-29377, passim.

Paper ; a.d. 1616. Small folio. See also under Anthems (vol. i, p. 10).

Madrigals, partsongs, etc., for 4, 5, and 6 voices, in parts. Nos.
1-7 are for 4 voices ; nos. 8-46 for 5 voices ; and the rest for



MADRIGALS.



151



6 voices. Nos. 1—5 are from the
in 1609.

1. "When Gloris heard of her Amyntas
dyeing." " Jo. Wilby." i-iv, f . 2.

2. " Hap[py] streams whose trembling
fall." By the same, i-iv, f . 2b.

3. " Change me, heauens, into the
Eubystone." By the same, i-iv,
f.3b.

4. "Loue me not for comely grace."
By the same, i-iv, f . 4b.

5. "I loue, alas, yet am not loued."
By the same, i-iv, f. 5b.

6. "Loe, here my hart I leaue with
her remayning." " George Kirby "
[1597]. i-iv, f. 6b.

7. " Adieu, adieu, adieu, sweet Ama-
riUis." "John Wilby." i-iv, f. 13b.

8. "A Pastoral," beg. "Sweet muses,
nymphs and shepherds sporting " (for
solo voices and chorus) ; with second
part, "Aye me. . .wherefore sighes
the faire Syluia " ; and third part,
" My peace and my pleasure." "Mi-
chael Easte." i-iv, f. 23b; v, f. lib.

9. "0, 0, thrice blessed earthbed."
"John [Thomas in Add. 29427,
above, p. 138] Tomkins." i-iv, f . 27 ;
V, f . 15.

10. "God giue you good morrow";
with second part, "A good sausage,
and it be roasted." "Orlando Gib-
bons." i-iv, f. 32 ; v, f. 20.

11. " Wake, sorow." Written " In
memory of y' La[dy] Ar[a]bella." By
Martin Pierson. i-iv, f. 45b ; v, f. 32b.

12. "Arbella. . .sole paragon." By the
same, i-iv, f. 46b ; v, f. 33b.

13. " Cease now vaine thoughts."
"Nathanael Gyles." i-iv, f . 50 ;
V, f. 37.

14. "God giue you good morrow, Sir
Rice": " Country cries." "Richard
Deering." i-iv, f. 50b ; v, f. 37b.

15. "My louely wanton Jewell" : Ballet.
"Thomas Morley." i-iv, f. 52b; v,
f . 39b.

16. "Leaue, alas, this tormenting":
Ballet. By the same, i-iv, f . 53b ;
V, f . 40b.

17. " Why weepes, alas, my lady loue " :
Ballet. By the same, i-iv, f . 54 ;
V, f.41.

18. " Giue me my heart and I will goe."



second set of Madrigals published



I "Thomas Weelkes." i-iv, f.54b;
! V, f.41b.

19. "Come, clap thy hands, thou
sheppards swaine" ; with second
part, "Phillis hath sworne " : Bal-
let. By the same, i-iv, f . 55b ; v,
f . 42b.

20. " Sound out my voice with pleasant
tunes." " Gianetto Palsestina." i-iv,
f . 56b ; V, f . 43b.

21. "I must depart all haples."
"Luca Marenzio." i-iv, f. 57 ; v,
f.44.

22. " Life, tell me what is the cause."
"Horatio Vecchi." i-iv, f. 57b; v,
f . 44b.

23. "Flora, faire nymph, whilst silly
lambes are feeding." ' ' John Warde."
i-iv, f . 58 ; v, f . 45.

24. " Sweet hony sucking Bees" ; with
second part, " Yet, Sweet, take heed."
"John Wilbye." i-iv, f . 58b ; v,
f . 45b.

25. " Weepe. . .mine eyes; my hart can
take no rest." By the same, i-iv,
f . 60 ; V, f . 47.

26. " Downe in a valley ; " with second
part, "Hard Destinies." By the
same, i-iv, f . 60b ; v, f . 47b.

27. " Alas . . . where is my loue ? "
"Thomas Bateson." i-iv, f. 62b ;
V, f. 49b.

28. "Harke, heare you not a heauenly
harmony" (" Oriana's Farewell").
By the same, i-iv, f . 63b ; v, f. 50b.

29. "Dolorous mournfull cares."
"Luca Marenzio." i-iv, f. 64b; v
f . 51b.

30. "There, where I saw her louely
beauty." "John Wilby." i-iv,
f.70b; V, f. 57b.

31. "All pleasure is of this condition."
By the same, i-iv, f. 71b ; v, f. 58b.,

82. " So far, Deare life, from thy bright
beams." "Giulio Eremita." i-iv,
f . 73 ; V, f . 60.

33 . "If silent, then greif e torments me."
"Alfonso Ferabosco." i-iv, f . 73b ;
v, f. 60b.

34. " I languish to complaine me." By
the same, i-iv, f. 74 ; v, f. 61,

35. "What doe ye lack." "Richard



152



VOCAL MUSIC— SECULAR.



Deeringe." i-iv, f. 84b; v, f. 71b.

36. "The white delightful! swanne."
" Hora. Vecchi " [adapted from Arca-
delt]. i-iv, f . 89 ; v, f. 76.

37. " Zephirus brings the time."
" Alfonso Ferabosco." i-iv, f. 89b ;
V, f . 76b.

38. "I saw my lady weeping"; with
second part, " Like as from heauen
the dew." By the same. i-iv,
f.94b; V, f.81b.

39. "When shall I cease lamenting."
" Noe Faignient." i-iv, f. 96b ; v,
f . 83b.

40. " my louing sweethart." " Luca
Marenzio." i-iv, f. 103 ; v, f. 90.



41. "Delight is dead." By the same,
i-iv, f. 106b ; v, f . 98b.

42. "Now is my Cloris fresh as May " :
Ballet. "Tho. Weelkes." i-iv, f.l08b;
v, f. 95b.

43. " Vnto our flockes sweet Corolus " ;
Ballet. By the same, i-iv, f. 109b ;
v, f. 96b.

44. " The nightingale that sweetly. . . ,
doth complaine." "Peter Philips."
i-iv, f. 112b ; v, f. 99b.

45. "Hope of my heart." "John
Ward." i-iv, f . 113b ; v, f. 100b.

46. " Vpon a bank with roses set
about." By the same, i-iv, f. 114b;
V, f. 101b.



The following partsongs are for 6 voices : —



47. "Cease now delight": an Elegy.
"Thomas Weelkes." i-iv, f. 121b;
V, f . 108b ; vi, f . 3b.

48. "0 wretched man, why lou'st thou
earthly life." "JohnWilby." i-iv,
f. 123b ; V, f. 110b ; vi, f. 5b.

49. " Where most my thoughts." By
the same, i-iv, f. 124; v, f. Ill; vi,
f.6.

50. "Draw on, sweet Night." By the
same, i-iv, f. 124b ; v, f . 111b ; vi,
f.6b.

51. " Softly drop, mine eyes, least you
bedrie." By the same, i-iv, f. 125b;
V, f . 112b ; vi, f . 7b.

52. "Long haue I made theise hils."
By the same, i-iv, f . 126b ; v, f. 113b ;
vi, f. 8b.

53. "0 gratious and worthiest of each
creature." " Giouanni Croce." i-iv,
f . 127b ; V, f . 114b ; vi, f . 9b.

54. " Shall I liue so far distant."
"Luca Marenzio." i-iv, f. 128b; v,
f. 115b; vi, f. 10b.

55. " Dainty white Pearle." "Antonio
Bicci." i-iv, f. 129 ; v, f. 116 ; vi,
f.ll.

56. "Hard by a christall fountaine."
" Giouanni Croce." i-iv, f. 129b; v,
f . 116b ; vi, f . lib.

57. " Faire Hebe when Dame Flora
meets." " Thomas Bateson." i-iv,
f.l32b; V, f.ll9b; vi, f . 14b.

58. " Thirsis, on his faire Phillis' breast
reposing." By the same. i-iv,
f . 183b ; V, f . 120b ; vi, f . 15b.



59. "Faire Orian in the morne."
"John Milton." i-iv, f. 134b ; v,
f . 121b ; vi, f. 16b.

60. " Those Spots upon my ladies face."
" Thomas Weelkes." i-iv, f. 136 ; v,
f. 123 ; vi, f. 18.

61. "Retire, my thoughts, unto your
rest againe." By the same, i-iv,
f . 136b ; V, f . 123b ; vi, f. 18b.

62. " Stay, Coridon, thou Swaine."
"John Wilby." i-iv, f . 145b ; v,
f. 132b ; vi, f . 27b.

63. "Loue, quench this heate con-



summg.



Benedetto Palauicino."



i-iv, f. 146b ; v, f. 133b ; vi, f. 28b.

64. " Cruell, cruell, why dost thou flie
me." By the same, i-iv, f. 147b;
V, f. 134b ; vi, f. 29b.

65. "So far from my delight"; with
second part, "She onely doth not
feele it." " Alfonso Ferabosco." i-iv,
f. 149b ; V, f . 136b ; vi, f. 31b.

66. "Now must I part, my Darling."
"Luca Marenzio." i-iv, f. 151b; v,
f . 138b ; vi, f. 33b.

67. "I soung sometime. . .the freedom
of my fancy " ; with second part,
"Because my loue too lofty." By
the same, i-iv, f. 152 ; v, f. 139 ; vi,
f. 84.

68. "0 heare me, heauenly powers."
By the same, i-iv, f . 154b ; v, f . 141b ;
vi, f. 38b.

69. "In chaynes of hope and feare."
By the same, i-iv, f . 155 ; v, f . 142 ;
vi, f. 37.



MADRIGALS.



153



70. " Vnkind, 6 stay thy flieing." By
the same, i-iv, f . 155b ; v, f . 14:2b ;
vi, f . 37b.

71. "Retire, my troubled soule." "John
Ward." This and nos. 72-79 were
published in 1613. i-iv, f . 162b ; v,
f. 149b ; vi, f . 44b.

72. "Out from the vale of deepe
despaire." By the same, i-iv, f. 163 ;
v, f. 150 ; vi, f. 45.

73. "Oft haue I tendred tributary
teares." By the same, i-iv, f. 163b ;
V, f. 150b ; vi, f. 45b.

74. "0 diuine loue." By the same,
i-iv, f. 164b ; v, f . 151b ; vi, f. 46b.

75. "If the deepe sighs of an afflicted
brest"; with second part, "There's
not a groue that wonders not my



woe." By the same, i-iv, f . 165b ;
V, f. 152b ; vi, f. 47b.

76. "Weepe forth your teares." By the
same, i-iv, f . 167b ; v, f. 154b ; vi,
f. 49b.

77. "Dye not, fond man." By the same,
i-iv, f . 168b ; v, f . 155b ; vi, f . 50b.

78. "Come, sable night." By the same,
i-iv, f . 169b ; v, f . 156b ; vi, f . 51b.

79. "I haue intreated." By the same.
i-iv, f. 170b ; v, f. 157b ; vi, f. 52b.

80. "Noe obiect dearer." By the
same, i-iv, f . 173b ; v, f . 160b ; vi,
f . 55b.

81. "Oft did I mar'll" (sc. marvel).
"Tho. Tomkins." i-iv, f. 175b; v,
f. 162b ; vi, f. 57b.



Additional 34800, A, ff. 50-47b ; B, C, ff. 52-49b (reversed).
Paper ; after 1618. Small octavo. See also under Motets (vol. i, p. 282).
Compositions for 3 voices, in parts. Anonymous.



1. " Say, Galatea, since our cominge
hither." A, f. 50 ; B, C, f. 52.

2. "A sea nimph sat ypon y'= shore."

A, f . 49b : B, C, f . 51b.

3. "The pleasant flowers." A, f.49;

B, C, f. 51.



4. " Whether away, my deare." A, f . 4:8b ;
B, C, f . 50b.

5. "All creatures now with harts
rejoyce." A, f . 48 ; B, C, f . 50.

6. " Leaue me alone." A, f. 47b ; B, C,
f. 49b.



Additional 17792-17796, passim.

Paper ; after 1624. Small oblong quarto. See also under Anthems (vol. i,p. 13).

Madrigals, for 5 voices (unless the contrary is stated), in parts,
the five volumes containing respectively the cantus, altus, tenor,
quintus, and bassus.

1. "0 Griefe" (a 4). [Bald. Donato, i, f. 62 ; ii,f.65b; iii,f. 69; iv, f . 31b ;
1588.] i, v, f . 20b ; ii, iii, f . 21b. v, f. 61b.

2. " My harte doth pante." Anony- 7. " Susanna faire som time assaultid
mous. i,v, f.60b; ii, f.64; iii, f. 67 ; was" [1588]. i, f.63; ii, f. 66; iii,
iv, f . 30. f . 69b ; iv, f . 32 ; v, f . 62.

8. "Why doe Ivse" [1588]. This and 8. "My minde to me." Anonymous,

nos. 4-7 are by " [WiUiam] Birde." i, f.63b; ii, f.66b; iii, f. 69b; iv,

i, v, f . 61 ; ii, f . 64 ; iii, f . 67b ; iv, f . 30b. f . 32b ; v, f . 62.

4. "Mee thought of late." i, f. 61b; ii, 9. " Vezzosette nimphe." Anonymous,
f . 64b ; iii, f . 68 ; iv, f. 31 ; v, f . 61. i, f . 63b ; ii, f . 67 ; iii, f . 70 ; iv, f. 33 ;

5. "Though Amarillis daunce " [1588]. v, f. 62b.

i, V, f. 61b; ii, f . 65 ; iii, f. 68b; iv, 10. "Piacher" {sic). Anonymous, i,
iv, f. 31. f. 64 ; ii, f. 67b ; iii, f. 70b ; iv, f. 33b ;

6. "When I was otherwise" [1589]. v, f.62b.



154



VOCAL MUSIC— SECULAK.



11. " Browninge . , . The leaues be
greene." [W. Byrd.] i, f. 64b ; ii,
f. 68 ; iii, f. 70b ; iv, f. 34 ; v, f . 63.

12. "The Country Cry," beginning
"God giue you goodmorrow, S' Rise."
[R. Dering.] i, f. 106b ; ii, f. 108b ;
iii, f. 111b ; iv, f. 98b ; v, f. 104b.

13. "The first London Crie," begin-
ning " God giue you goodmorroe, my



masters"; with second part, "Will
you goe with mee." [0. Gibbons.] i,
f. 109b ; ii, f. 111b ; iii, f. 114 ; iv,
f . 101b ; V, f . 106b.
14. "The second London Crie," begin-
ning " yes, can any man." Anony-
mous, i, f . 111b ; ii, f . 114b ; iii,
f . 116 ; iv, f . 104b ; v, f . 109.



Additional 29996, flf. llOb-1 46b passim.
Paper ; a.d. 1647, etc. Small folio.

Madrigals, by W. Byrd, T. Morley, and J. Farmer. See under
Organ Solos, in vol. iii.



Additional 31438, ff. 60b-63.

Paper; after 1660 (f. 75b). Oblong octavo. See also under Motets (vol. i,
p. 262).

Chansons and Madrigals. Alto or tenor part only. They are all
(vpith the possible exception of no. 2) for 5 voices. Nos. 1, 3 and 4 are
by Orlando di La.sso [1562] ; nos. 5, 6 by Cipi'iano di Rore [1548].



1. " Le ros[s]ignol plaisant." f. 60b.

2. " Secour moy, ma damme." Anony-
mous [probably by Lasso], f. 61.

3. " ]\Ion cueur se recommaud a vous."



f . 61b.

4. " Susanne vng iour." f.62,

5. " Virgine Saggia." f. 62b.

6. " II di S' appresse " (sic), f. 63.



Additional 10338, ff. 14b-24.

Paper ; after 1669. Small folio. See also under Motets (vol. i, p. 283).

Madrigals (?), for 3 voices, in score, by George Jeffreys. Auto-
graph. Nos. 10-12 are accompanied by a basso continuo.



1. " Le parole soavi." f . 14b.

2. " vaghe, care stelle." f. 15.

3. " Donna crudel . . . piu non ti chieg-
gio." f. 15b.

4. " Quand' io miro le rose." f. 16.

5. "Air ombra degli allori." f. 16b.

6. " Si (sic) miro il tuo bel viso." f. 17.



7. "Occhi, stelle mortali." f. 17b.

8. " Crudel tu per fug[g]ire." f. 18.

9. "Donna, s' io miro voi." f. 18b.

10. "Felice Pastorelle (sic), ch' in com-
pagnia di Clori." f. 19b.

11. " Provate la mia Fiamma." f. 20b.

12. " Che nove Arti son queste." f. 22.



Additional 33234, ff. 8, 10b, 115b,

Paper ; a.d, 1680-1682. Folio. See also below, under Songs,
Madrigals, with a bass, in score.

1. " Nominative Hie haec hoc." "[C] f . 10b.

Merula." f . 3. 3. "Lontani del core" (a 3). By A^

2. " Nominativo Quis." By the same. ' Stradella. f. 115b.



MADRIGALS.



155



Harley 1501, f. 63b.

Paper ; a.d. 1681. Folio. See also below, under Songs.

" Si, mi dicesti " ; a 3, with a figured bass for harpsichord, in score.
Anonymous.



Additional 31440, ff. 1 49b-l 94b passim.

Paper; before 1685 (?). Folio. See also under Motets (vol. i, p. 287).

Madrigals for 5 voices, and unaccompanied (unless the contrary is
stated), by P. Reggio. Autograph (1). Nos. 4, 5 are for 4 voices, with
a bass for harpsichord ; in nos. 6-1 5 the words are for the most part
omitted.



1. " Son si avezzo alle pane." f . 149b.

2. " donna, vn solo amante." f. 157b.

3. "lo tidisfido." f. 159b.

4. " Crudelissima Dori." f. 172b.

5. " sguardo incauto." f. 174b.

6. " Voi pur da me partite." f. 181b.

7. " Cor mio mentre." f. 182b.

8. " Oime ! Deb, perche fato." f. 185.



9. "Sich' io..." f.l85b.

10. "Abi...deduo." f. 187b.

11. "Troppo... ." f. 188b.

12. " T' amo, mia vita." f. 189b.

13. " Ab, dolente partita." 2.191, 193b.

14. "Cb' io t' ami." f. 191b.

15. " Grud' Amarilli." f . 194b.



Additional 33235, ff. 74-102 ^assm.
Paper ; late 17th cent. Folio. See also under Anthems (vol. 1, p. 38).
Madrigals, in score.

1. " Cor[r]ete, amanti " (a 3). Anony- ■ 3. "Lontani del core" (a 3). "Ales-
mous. f . 74. sandro Stradella." f . 82.

2. "Sospiri, Che fate" (a 3). Anony- ; 4. "Mortali, che fate" (a 3). Anony-
mous, f. 75b. i mous. f. 102.

Additional 29481, ff. 14, 32b.

Paper ; 17th cent. Oblong folio. See also under Anthems (vol. i, p. 40).

1. "If my complaints"; the melody with a bass, in score, by J.
Dowland, from his First Book of Songs, etc., 1597. First half of 17th
cent. f. 14.

2. The treble part of " Amor me rere (sic) che d' amor," probably
the beginning of a Madrigal. Late 17th cent. f. 32b.



Additional 31411.

Paper ; 0. 16. 17th cent. Folio.

Madrigals, etc., for 5 voices (with one exception), in score, by
Italian composers of the end of the 16th cent.



1. "In queste selue." " Scipione
Dentice," from Book ii [1596]. f. 1.

2. "Ne' bei vostr' occhi." "Vincenzo



Neriti," from Book i of the Canzo-
nette a 4 [1593]. f. 2b.
3. "Hor ua, canzona mia." "Gio-



156



VOCAL MUSIC— SECULAR.



van Ferretti," from Book i of the
Canzoni [1568]. f. 3b.

4. " Mentre 1' aura spiro." " Luca Ma-
renz[i]o," from Lauro secco [1582],
f.5.

5. " Cara stagion." " Rodiano Barera,"
from Book i [1596]. f. 6.

6. "Cantin liete le Ninfe." "Ales-



sandro Sauioli," from Book i [1595].
f.8b.

7. "La bella Flora." "Pietro Paulo
Quartieri," from Book i [1592]. f. 11.

8. "Usciua homai." " Stefano Ven-
turi del Nibbio," from Book i [1592].
f . 13b.



Additional 31434, passim.

Paper ; 17th cent. Small folio. See also under Motets (vol. i, p. 288).

Compositions for 5 voices, with a figured bass for harpsichord, in
parts, by Henry Lawes. Apparently autograph.



1. "Negatemi pur, cruda." ff. 8, 20b,
32, 44, 57, 68b.

2. " Donna, mentr' jo ui miro." ff. 8b,



20b, 32b, 44b, 57b, 69.
3. "0 Vergine felice." ff. 9, 21b, 33,
45, 58, 69b.



Additional 14336, ff. 2-lOb.

Paper; late 17th cent. Folio. See also under Motets (vol. i, p. 291).
Compositions for 3 voices, with a bass for harpsichord, in score.



Anonymous ; possibly by H. du Mont.



1. "Arme .... a la mano." f . 2.

2. " Nel regno damore." f . 3b.

3. " Pianti, fermati (sic) ui." f.5.



4. " Non credet' a donne." f. 6.

5. " Duna bella infidele." f. 7.

6. " Ahi, cosi va costei." f. 8.



Additional 24293, ff. 77b, 82.
Paper ; late 17th cent. Folio. See also under Motets (vol. i, p. 292).
Madrigals for 3 voices, with a figured bass, in score. Anonymous.
1. "Diagnea Donna crudele." f. 77b. | 2. " Parlo misero." f. 82.

Additional 28757, ff. 38, 45.

Paper ; early 18th cent. Oblong duodecimo. See also under Choruses (vol. i,
p. 158).

Madrigals for 3 voices, in score.

1, " Come, Shepheard Swains." "Jno. 2. "Thirsis, let pity . . . move thee."
Wilby." [1609.] f.38. " Thos. Morley." [1593.] f. 45.



Additional 31534.

Paper; ff. 42. After 1741 (see below). Oblong quarto. Given to Julian
Marshall by R. Aspa, of Leamington.

" Madrigali a 2 voci " ; with a bass for harpsichord, in score, by



MADRIGALS.



157



Giovanni Carlo Maria Clari. Nos. 1-5 are taken from Book i of his
Madrigals, which appears to have been published in 1741.



1. "Dov' e . . . quel Usignolo." f. 2b.

2. " Nel suo bel Prato." f. 8,

3. ' ' Lontan dalla sua Fille." Imperfect
in the middle, f. 13.

4. "In sogno mi parea." f. 14b.

5. "Clori, deh, mira." f.21.

6. " Piangete, o Violoni " ; followed by



another copy (in a different hand),
on which it is described as a madrigal
or duetto bufio "Per la Partenza di
Pisa del Sig' Fran<^° Morini, Virtuoso
di Violoncello del Don Ciccio." fE. 28,
35.



Additional 31536.

Paper ; S. 65. After 1741 (see below). Oblong quarto.

"Madrigali a due, Del Sig-^^ Gio. Carlo Ma. Clari," 1740, 1741,
and a cantata for 2 voices by the same composer ; with a bass for
harpsichord, in score.



1. "Fuoco...e la chioma bionda."
f.2.

2. " Quando col mio." f. 7b.

8. "Dov'e. . . quell' Vsignolo." f. lib.

4. " Nel suo bel prato." f. 16b.

5. "Voile . . . speranza ardita." f. 20b.

6. "Lontan dalla sua Fille." f. 25b.



7. " Cantando un di." f. 30b.

8. "Spesso Amor." f . 34b.

9. " Quando tramonta il sole." f. 38.

10. "In sogno mi parea." f. 42.

11. " Al bosco al prato." f. 47b.

12. " Clori, deh, mira." f. 51b.

13. " Gioite pur " : cantata, f. 60.



Additional 31536.

Paper; fi. 96, After 1743 (see below). Oblong quarto.

" Madrigali a 3 voci del Sig^e Gio. Carlo Ma. Clari," 1742, 1743 ;
with a bass for harpsichord, in score. In the same hand as the
preceding volume.



1. " Doue, ah doue, o Pastori." f. 2.

2. "Con Fille un giorno." f. 10.

3. " Quant' e soaue amore." f. 20.

4. "Fra Mille dubbi." f.27.

5. "Bella sorte." f . 35.

6. " Nice, da Te lontano." f. 43.



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