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Collection Level Description: Music Collected by the Blount Family, Mapledurham

Reference: MSS. Mus. d. 246-58, e. 43-6
Title: Music Collected by the Blount Family, Mapledurham
Dates of Creation: 18th-19th cent.
Extent: 17 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English, Italian, and French



Scope and Content

Music collected during the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries by the Blount family at Mapledurham. Most of the music consists of English, Italian and French songs and operatic arias, late seventeenth to early eighteenth century. Parts for one or two voices, bass line, and (rarely) other accompaniments are given in score. Some teaching notes are included.

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Music, English

Music, French

Music, Italian

Songs, English

Songs, French

Songs, Italian

Blount | family | Mapledurham


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