Manuscript Sources of English Secular Song, 1630–1665

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[ Oxford: Bodleian Library  |  Christ Church College Library  ]

Cambridge, Fitzwilliam Museum (Cfm)

MUMS 782 [formerly MS 52.D.25]

Cambridge, Magdalen College, Pepys Library (Cmc)

MS 2803
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MS 2591

Carlisle Cathedral, Dean and Chapter Library (CL)

MSS B.1, the “Elizabethan Part-Song Books”.

Edinburgh, National Library of Scotland (En)

Adv. MS 5.2.17
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Edinburgh, University Library (Eu)

Mus MS Dc.1.69 MSS LA.III.483

Glasgow, University Library (Euing Music Collection) (Gu)

MSS R.d.58-61
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London, British Library (Lbl)

Add. MS 10,337 Add. MS 11,608 Add. MS 14,399 Add. MS 22,100 Add. MS 29,291 Add. MS 29,386 Add. MS 29,396 Add. MS 29,397 Add. MSS 29,401-405 Add. MS 30,273 Add. MS 30,382 Add. MS 31,432 Add. MS 31,462 Add. MS 31,463 Add. MS 31,806 Add. MS 33,234 Add. MS 33,236 Add. MS 35,043 Add. MS 53,72319 Add. MS 56,279 Add. MS 63,852 Egerton MS 2013 Harley MS 1273 Harley MS 1501 Harley MS 7549
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London, Lambeth Palace Library (Llp)

MS 1041

London, Royal College of Music Library

Printed Book II.C.15 MS 1123 MS 2102

Oxford, Bodleian Library (Ob)

MS Broxbourne 84.9 MS Don. c. 57 MS Harding Mus. e. 1
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MS Mus. b. 1 MS Mus. c. 5 MS Mus. d. 238 MS Mus. f. 16-2039 MS Mus. Sch. b. 2 MS Mus. Sch. b. 3 MS Mus. Sch. c. 11 MS Mus. Sch. d. 247 MS Mus. Sch. e. 451 MS Mus. Sch. f. 575
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Oxford, Christ Church (Och)

Music MS 8 Music MS 17 Music MS 18 Music MS 43 Music MS 48 Music MS 87 Music MS 767 Mus. MS 1022

Ireland (E):

Dublin, Trinity College (Dtc)

MS 412 (formerly MS F.5.13)
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France (F):

Paris, Bibliothèque du Conservatoire (Pc)

MS Rés. 2489

USA (USA):

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Los Angeles, The William Andrews Clark Memorial Library (LAuc)

MS C6967M4 MS C6968M4
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New York Public Library (NYp)

Drexel MS 4041 Drexel MS 4175 Drexel MS 4257

Printed Sources:
For printed song books containing the same repertoire, a thorough and extensive chronological bibliography, with multiple indexes, is:

Sacred Music:
For manuscript and printed sources containing Sacred Vocal Music in English, 1549-1660, a thorough and extensive chronological bibliography, with multiple indexes, is:


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Notes

  1. See Thurston Dart, “New Sources of Virginal Music,” Music and Letters, XXXV (1954), 103-105; Alan Brown (editor), Tisdale’s Virginal Book (London: Stainer & Bell, Ltd., 1966), p. 45; Ian Spink, “Sources of English Song, 1620-1660: A Survey,” Miscellanea Musicologica: Adelaide Studies in Musicology, I (1966), 134; Iain Fenlon, “Fitzwilliam Museum, MS Mu 782: ‘The Bull Manuscript’,” in Cambridge Music Manuscripts, 900-1700, Edited by Iain Fenlon. Published to coincide with an exhibition held at the Fitzwilliam Museum in July and August 1982 (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1982), pp. 146-149.
  2. See William Barclay Squire, “A List of Music Manuscripts in the Pepys Library,” Unpublished bound typescript (Cambridge: Magdalen College, Pepys Library, [n.d.]), pp. 14, 25, 27, 28; Ian Spink, English Song, Dowland to Purcell, (London: B.T. Batsford Ltd., 1974), p. 206; Richard Ollard, Pepys: A Biography (London: Pan Books, 1977), pp. 250, 264; Gloria Rose, “Pietro Reggio-A Wandering Musician,” Music and Letters, XLVI (1965), 211-213; MacDonald Emslie, “Pepys’s Songs and Songbooks in the Diary Period,” The Library, fifth series, XII (1957), 241-243, 246; J.[ack] A.[llan] Westrup, “Foreign Musicians in Stuart England,” Musical Quarterly, XXVII (1941), 84.
  3. See Squire, “A List of Music Manuscripts in the Pepys Library,” pp. 14, 25, 27, 28; Spink, English Song, Dowland to Purcell, p. 206; Ollard, Pepys, pp. 250, 264; Rose, “Pietro Reggio,” pp. 211-213; Emslie, “Pepys’s Songs and Songbooks,” pp. 241-243, 246; Westrup, “Foreign Musicians in Stuart England,” p. 84.
  4. James Walter Brown, “An Elizabethan Song-Cycle,” Cornhill Magazine, new series, no. 287 (May 1920), 572-579; and see Andrew J. Sabol (editor), Four Hundred Songs and Dances from the Stuart Masque (Providence, Rhode Island: Brown University Press, 1978; Reprint, revised, With a Supplement of Sixteen Additional Pieces. Hanover: University Press of New England, for Brown University Press, 1982), p. 626.
  5. See Spink, English Song, Dowland to Purcell, p. 273; National Library of Scotland. Summary Catalogue of the Advocates’ Manuscripts (Edinburgh: Her Majesty’s Stationery Office, 1971), p. 113 (no. 1472); Edinburgh, National Library of Scotland, “Catalogue of Advocates’ MSS (Those acquired before 6 Oct. 1925),” Typescript and Manuscript (In the South Library, National Library of Scotland, Edinburgh, [n.d.]). 3 vols. + index (multivolumed), I, no. 5.2.17.
  6. See John P. Cutts, “Seventeenth-Century Songs and Lyrics in Edinburgh University Library Music MS. Dc.1.69.,” Musica Disciplina, XIII (1959), 169-194; Peter Walls, “New Light on Songs by William Lawes and John Wilson,” Music and Letters, LVII n1 (January, 1976), 55-64; Mary Chan, “Edward Lowe’s Manuscript British Library Add. MS 29396: The Case for Redating,” Music and Letters, LIX n4 (1978), 441-442; Spink, “Sources of English Song,” p. 132; Spink (ed.), English Songs, 1625-1660, p. 190; Spink, English Song, Dowland to Purcell, p. 273; Elise Bickford Jorgens, “Introduction,” in Edinburgh University Library Manuscript (English Song, 1600-1675: Facsimiles of Twenty-six Manuscripts and an Edition of the Texts. 12 vols. (New York: Garland Publishing, Inc., 1986-88), Vol. VIII), v-vi.
  7. See H.S.P. Hutchison, “The St. Andrews Psalter: Transcription and Critical Study of Thomas Wode’s Psalter.” Mus. Doc. Thesis, University of Edinburgh, 1957.
  8. See Ian Spink, “The Old Jewry ‘Music-Society’: A 17th-Century Catch Club,” Musicology, II (1967), 35-39, 41; Spink, “Sources of English Song,” p. 134.
  9. Add. MS 10,337, fol. 1v.
  10. See John Caldwell, English Keyboard Music before the Nineteenth Century (Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 1973), pp. 152-155; George Sargent, “An Edition of Elizabeth Rogers’ Virginal Book (British Museum Add. MS. 10337).” (PhD. Dissertation, Indiana University, 1965), passim; Charles J.F. Cofone (editor), Elizabeth Rogers Hir Virginall Booke (New York: Dover Publications, Inc., 1975), passim; Spink, “Sources of English Song, 1620-1660,” 131; Ian Spink (editor), English Songs, 1625-1660 (Musica Britannica, Vol. XXXIII; London: Stainer and Bell Ltd. for the Royal Musical Association, 1971), p. 190; Spink, English Song, Dowland to Purcell, p. 273; Jorgens, “Introduction,” in British Library Manuscripts, Part II (English Song, 1600-1675, Vol. II), v.
  11. See Mary Chan, “John Hilton’s Manuscript, British Library Add. MS 11608,” Music and Letters, LX (1979), 440-449; James C.[harles] B.[aruch] Fogle, “Seventeenth-Century English Vocal Music as Reflected in British Library Additional Manuscript 11608.” (PhD. Dissertation, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1979), pp. 11-18; Spink, “Sources of English Song,” p. 131; Spink (ed.), English Songs, 1625-1660, p. 190; Spink, English Song, Dowland to Purcell, p. 273; Jorgens, “Introduction,” in British Library Manuscripts, Part IV (English Song, 1600-1675, Vol. IV), v-vi.
  12. Lbl Add. MS 14,399 fol. 20, 22.
  13. Lbl Add. MS 14,399 fol. 34, 36, 38v, 41, 43.
  14. I am grateful to Peter Holman for bringing this information concerning Add. MS 14,399 to my attention.
  15. Add. MS 22,100, fol. 150v, inverted. In the course of the manuscript later dates are also found.
  16. Chan, “Edward Lowe’s Manuscript,” 440-454; and see Spink, “Sources of English Song, 1620-1660,” 131; Spink (ed.), English Songs, 1625-1660, p. 190; Spink, English Song, Dowland to Purcell, p. 273; Jorgens, “Introduction,” in British Library Manuscripts, Part V (English Song, 1600-1675, Vol. V), v-vi.
  17. See William Lawes, Collected Vocal Music, Edited by Gordon J. Callon, 4 vols. (Recent Researches in the Music of the Baroque Era, 120–123) (Middleton, WI: A-R Editions, Inc., 2002) [Edition of the complete vocal music of William Lawes (1602–1645)], Vol. I; Murray Lefkowitz, William Lawes (London: Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1960), pp. 30-31, 137, 158-159; Margaret C. Crum, “Notes on the Texts of William Lawes’s Songs in B.M. MS. Add. 31432,” The Library, fifth series, IX no. 2 (1954), 122-127; John P. Cutts, “British Museum Additional MS. 31432: William Lawes’ Writing for the Theatre and the Court,” The Library, fifth series, VII no. 4 (1952), 225-234; Spink, “Sources of English Song, 1620-1660,” 130; Spink (ed.), English Songs, 1625-1660, p. 189; Spink, English Song, Dowland to Purcell, p. 271; Eric Ford Hart, “Caroline Lyrics and Contemporary Song-Books,” The Library, fifth series, VIII no. 2 (1953), 92-93, 100n; Jorgens, “Introduction,” in British Library Manuscripts, Part II (English Song, 1600-1675, Vol. II), vi-vii.
  18. Augustus Hughes-Hughes, Catalogue of Manuscript Music in the British Museum (3 vols. London: The Trustees of the British Museum, 1906, 1908, 1909), I 28, 216, 245, 286-287, 428, II 13, 56, 154, 210, 229, 452, 480-481, 649, III 387.
  19. Previously Lbl Loan MS 35.
  20. See Pamela J. Willetts, The Henry Lawes Manuscript (London: Trustees of the British Museum, 1969), passim; Jorgens, “Introduction,” in English Song, 1600-1675, Vol. 3, British Library Manuscripts, Part III: Add. Ms. 53723 (Henry Lawes’s Autograph), pp. v-vi; Willa McClung Evans, Henry Lawes: Musician and Friend of Poets (New York: The Modern Language Association of America, 1941; Reprint: New York: Kraus Reprint Corporation, 1966), pp. 235-236; Hart, “Caroline Lyrics and Contemporary Song-books,” 89-110; Eric Ford Hart, “An Introduction to Henry Lawes,” Music and Letters, XXXII (1951), 217-225, 328-344; Spink, “Sources of English Song, 1620-1660,” 130; R.J. McGrady, “Henry Lawes and the Concept of ‘Just Note and Accent’,” Music and Letters, L (1969), 87–90.
  21. See Pamela J. Willetts, “Silvanus Stirrop’s Book,” R.M.A. Research Chronicle, X (1972), 101-107.
  22. See Spink, “Sources of English Song, 1620-1660,” 130-131; Spink (ed.), English Songs, 1625-1660, p. 190; Spink, English Song, Dowland to Purcell, p. 272; Robert Spencer, “Chitarrone, Theorbo and Archlute,” Early Music, IV (1976), 420 n. 20; Jorgens, “Introduction,” in British Library Manuscripts, Part II (English Song, 1600-1675, Vol. II), v-vi.
  23. Augustus Hughes-Hughes, Catalogue of Manuscript Music in the British Museum (3 vols. London: The Trustees of the British Museum, 1906, 1908, 1909), II 58, 233, 490-491.
  24. Augustus Hughes-Hughes, Catalogue of Manuscript Music in the British Museum (3 vols. London: The Trustees of the British Museum, 1906, 1908, 1909), I 287, 428, II 56, 155, 229, 481-482.
  25. See Gordon James Callon (editor), Songs with Theorbo (ca. 1650-1663): Oxford, Bodleian Library, Broxbourne 84.9, London, Lambeth Palace Library, 1041 (Recent Researches in the Music of the Baroque Era, 105. Madison: A-R Editions, Inc., 2000); “Songs with Theorbo by Charles Colman and his Contemporaries in Oxford, Bodleian Library MS Broxbourne 84.9 and London, Lambeth Palace Library MS 1041,” Journal of the Lute Society of America, XXIV (1991), pp. 15-51; Spink, “Sources of English Song, 1620-1660,” 131; Spink(ed.), English Songs, 1625-1660, p. 190; Spink, English Song, Dowland to Purcell, p. 272.
  26. See William BarclaySquire, “Catalogue of the Manuscripts in the Royal College of Music,” With additions by Rupert Erlebach. 3 vols. (Unpublished typescript, Royal College of Music Library, London. 1931), II, 560-563.
  27. See Squire, “Catalogue of the Manuscripts in the Royal College of Music,” I, 341-344.
  28. See Squire, “Catalogue of the Manuscripts in the Royal College of Music,” II, 428-430.
  29. For information concerning the physical characteristics of the manuscript and its provenance, see Howard M. Nixon, Broxbourne Library: Styles and Designs of Bookbindings from the Twelfth to the Twentieth Century. With an Introduction by Albert Ehrman (London: Maggs Brothers, for The Broxbourne Library, 1956), pp. 141-143. For an edition of this manuscript, see Songs with Theorbo (ca. 1650–1663): Oxford, Bodleian Library, Broxbourne 84.9, London, Lambeth Palace Library, 1041. Edited by Gordon J. Callon (Recent Researches in the Music of the Baroque Era, 105. Madison: A-R Editions, Inc., 2000). See also Gordon J. Callon, “Songs with Theorbo by Charles Colman and his Contemporaries in Oxford, Bodleian Library MS Broxbourne 84.9 and London, Lambeth Palace Library MS 1041,” Journal of the Lute Society of America, XXIV (1991), pp. 15-51.
  30. See John P. Cutts, “A Bodleian Song-Book: Don. C.57,” Music and Letters, XXXIV (1953), 192-211; G.A. Thewlis, “Some Notes on a Bodleian Manuscript,” Music and Letters, XXII (1941), 32-35; Edmund H. Fellowes (editor), Songs & Lyrics from the Plays of Beaumont and Fletcher; with Contemporary Musical Settings (London: Frederick Etchells & Hugh Mac Donald, 1928), pp. 43ff; Spink, “Sources of English Song, 1620-1660,” 133; Spink (ed.), English Songs, 1625-1660, p. 189; Spink, English Song, Dowland to Purcell, p. 272; Spencer, “Chitarrone, Theorbo and Archlute,” p. 420 n. 20; Jorgens, “Introduction,” in Manuscripts at Oxford, Part I (English Song, 1600-1675, Vol. VI), viii-ix.
  31. Margaret Crum, “Bibliographical Notes: A Manuscript of John Wilson’s Songs,” The Library, Fifth Series, X 1 (March 1955), p. 55.
  32. John P. Cutts, “Seventeenth-Century Lyrics: Oxford Bodleian MS. Mus. B. 1,” Musica Disciplina, X (1956), p. 144.
  33. Margaret Crum, “Bibliographical Notes: A Manuscript of John Wilson’s Songs,” The Library, Fifth Series, X 1 (March 1955), p. 56.
  34. See Margaret Crum, “Bibliographical Notes: A Manuscript of John Wilson’s Songs,” The Library, Fifth Series, X 1 (March 1955), p. 57.
  35. One poem survives, Henry Birkhead, Poemata in Elegiaca, Iambica, Polymetra, Antitechnemata et Metaphrases (Oxonii, 1656), pp. 122–125, “On Dr. John Wilson, the most admir’d Musition.” See John P. Cutts, “Seventeenth-Century Lyrics: Oxford Bodleian MS. Mus. B. 1,” Musica Disciplina, X (1956), p. 143.
  36. Anthony Wood, Fasti Oxonienses, Ob MS Rawl. B. 121, fol. 4v; Wood, Fasti, ed. Bliss (1815), II 71–72; Falconer Madan and H.H.E. Craster, A Summary Catalogue of Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been Catalogued in the Quarto Series with References to the Oriental and Other Manuscripts, 7 vols. (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1922) , no. 2885, Vol. II Part 1, pp. 546–547; John P. Cutts, “Seventeenth-Century Lyrics: Oxford Bodleian MS. Mus. B. 1,” Musica Disciplina, X (1956), pp. 142–209; Margaret Crum, “Bibliographical Notes: A Manuscript of John Wilson’s Songs,” The Library, Fifth Series, X 1 (March 1955), pp. 55–57; Vincent Duckles, “The ‘Curious Art’ of John Wilson (1595-1674),” Journal of the American Musicological Society, VII (1954), 93-112; Mary Hobbs, “John Wilson’s Literary Sources,” Lute Society Journal, XVII (1975), 6-16; Jorgens, “Introduction,” in Manuscripts at Oxford, Part II (English Song, 1600-1675, Vol. VII), vi-viii.
  37. Falconer Madan [et al.], A Summary Catalogue of Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto Series, with references to the oriental and other manuscripts. 7 vols. (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1895-1953), IV, no. 16684; with annotations in the copy in the Duke Humphrey Library of the Bodleian Library, Shelfmark R.6.15/5.
  38. Chan, “Edward Lowe’s Manuscript,” pp. 441-442; Walls, “New Light on Songs by William Lawes and John Wilson,” pp. 55-64; Cutts, “Seventeenth-Century Songs and Lyrics in Edinburgh University Library Music MS. Dc.1.69,” pp. 169-194; Margaret C. Crum, “A Manuscript of John Wilson’s Songs,” The Library, 5th Series, X n1 (1955), 55-57.
  39. Madan [et al.]. A Summary Catalogue, no. 16835-16837.
  40. Peter Le Huray, Music and the Reformation in England, 1549-1660 (London: Herbert Jenkins, 1967), p. 100; Ralph T. Daniel and Peter Le Huray, The Sources of English Church Music 1549-1660. 2 parts. (Early English Church Music, Supplementary Volume. London: Stainer and Bell, for The British Academy, 1972), I, 6.
  41. Madan [et al.]. A Summary Catalogue, no. 26415; Margaret C. Crum, “Early Lists of the Oxford Music School Collection,” Music and Letters, XLVIII (1967), 23-24; David Pinto (editor), “The Sources,” in William Lawes, Consort Sets in Five and Six Parts (London: Faber Music Ltd., 1979), p. xiii.
  42. See Catalogue of Music Belonging to the Music School 1854, Manuscript; Duke Humphrey Library, Bodleian Library, Shelfmark R.6.164, VII, MS. Mus. Sch. c. 11; Madan [et al.], A Summary Catalogue of Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, V, no. 26267.
  43. MS Mus. Sch. d. 247, fol. 2-2v. See John Evan Sawyer, “An Anthology of Lyra Viol Music in Oxford, Bodleian Library, Manuscripts Music School d245-7.” 2 vols. (PhD. Dissertation, University of Toronto, 1972), passim, especially pp. 2-25.
  44. Chan, “Edward Lowe’s Manuscript,” pp. 441n, 445; Daniel and Le Huray, The Sources of English Church Music, I, 5; Madan [et al.]. A Summary Catalogue, no. 26597.
  45. See Sawyer, “An Anthology of Lyra Viol Music in Oxford,” I, 25; Jorgens, “Introduction,” in Manuscripts at Oxford, Part I (English Song, 1600-1675, Vol. VI), vi-viii.
  46. Roger Bray (compiler), The Music Collection of Christ Church Oxford: A Listing and Guide to Part One of the Harvester Microfilm Collection (Brighton: Harvester Microform, 1981), p. 17.
  47. Chan, “Edward Lowe’s Manuscript,” p. 441n; G.[odfrey] E.P. Arkwright (editor), Catalogue of Music in the Library of Christ Church Oxford. With a Preface by T.B. Strong. 2 Parts (London: Oxford University Press, 1915 and 1923), II, 9-14.
  48. See Arkwright (ed.), Catalogue of Music in the Library of Christ Church Oxford, II, 14-16.
  49. Arkwright (ed.), Catalogue of Music in the Library of Christ Church, Oxford, II, ii, 19.
  50. Arkwright (ed.), Catalogue of Music in the Library of Christ Church, Oxford, II, ii, 21.
  51. See John P. Cutts, “‘Mris Elizabeth Davenant 1624’; Christ Church MS. Mus. 87,” Review of English Studies, new series, X no. 37 (1959), 26-37; Arkwright (ed.), Catalogue of Music in the Library of Christ Church, Oxford, pp. 44-47; Spink, “Sources of English Song,” p. 134; Vincent Duckles, “ ‘John Gamble’s Commonplace Book’: A Critical Edition of Drexel MS 4257 in the New York Public Library.” (PhD. Dissertation, University of California, Berkeley, 1953), p. 46; Jorgens, “Introduction,” in Manuscripts at Oxford, Part II (English Song, 1600-1675, Vol. VII), v-vi.
  52. Roger Bray (compiler), The Music Collection of Christ Church, Oxford, Part Two: A Listing and Guide to Part Two of the Harvester Microfilm Collection (Brighton: Harvester Microform, 1981), p. 33.
  53. Bray (compiler), The Music Collection of Christ Church, Oxford, Part Two, p. 50.
  54. See Helena Mennie Shire, Song, Dance and Poetry of the Court of Scotland under King James VI, Musical illustrations of Court-song edited by Kenneth Elliott (Cambridge: University Press, 1969), pp. 23-25, 266; Spink, English Song, Dowland to Purcell, p. 272; Spink, “Sources of English Song, 1620-1660,” pp. 132-133; Spink (ed.), English Songs, 1625-1660, p. 189; T.K. Abbott (compiler), Catalogue of the Manuscripts in the Library of Trinity College, Dublin, to which is added a list of the Fagel Collection of Maps in the same library (Dublin: Hodges, Figgis, & Co., 1900), no. 412. See also Hutchison, “The St. Andrews Psalter”.
  55. John P. Cutts, “Seventeenth-Century Songs and Lyrics in Paris Conservatoire MS. Res. 2489,” Musica Disciplina, XXIII (1969), 117-139.
  56. See Richard Charteris, “Four Caroline Part-Books,” Music and Letters, LIV (1973), 49-51.
  57. See John P. Cutts, “Drexel Manuscript 4041,” Musica Disciplina , XVIII (1964), 151-202; John P. Cutts, “A John Payne Collier Unfabricated ‘Fabrication’,” Notes and Queries, new series, VI (1959), pp. 104-106; Spink, “Sources of English Song, 1620-1660,” 135; Spink (ed.), English Songs, 1625-1660, p. 189; Spink, English Song, Dowland to Purcell, p. 272; Duckles, “John Gamble’s Commonplace Book,” p. 44.
  58. Drexel MS 4175, outside front cover.
  59. See John P. Cutts, “‘Songs Vnto the Violl and Lute’-Drexel MS. 4175,” Musica Disciplina, XVI (1962), 73-92; Cutts, “Mris Elizabeth Davenant 1624,” p. 27; Spink, English Song, Dowland to Purcell, p. 272; Spink (ed.), English Songs, 1625-1660, p. 189; Ian Spink, “Ann Twice, Her Booke,” The Musical Times, CIII (1962), p. 316; Jorgens, “Introduction,” in Miscellaneous Manuscripts (English Song, 1600-1675, Vol. XI), vii-viii.
  60. Drexel MS 4257, fol. 1v.
  61. See Jorgens, “Introduction,” in English Song, 1600-1675, Vol. 10, New York Public Library Manuscripts, Part II: Drexel Ms. 4257 (John Gamble, “His booke, amen 1659”), pp. v-vi; John P. Cutts, “Drexel Manuscript 4041,” Musica Disciplina, XVIII (1964), 151-202; Charles W. Hughes, “John Gamble’s Commonplace Book,” Music and Letters, XXVI (1945), 215-229; Vincent Duckles, “The Gamble Manuscript as a Source of Continuo Song in England,” Journal of the American Musicological Society, I no. 2 (1948), 23-40; Duckles, “John Gamble’s Commonplace Book,” passim; Spink, “Sources of English Song, 1620-1660,” 135; Spink (ed.), English Songs, 1625-1660, p. 190; Spink, English Song, Dowland to Purcell, p. 273.
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