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Collection Level Description: Two Volumes of Services Copied by J.S. Bumpus

Reference: MSS. Mus. c. 424-5
Title: Two Volumes of Services Copied by J.S. Bumpus
Dates of Creation: late 19th cent.
Extent: 2 shelfmarks
Name of Creator: J.S. Bumpus

Language of Material: Latin



Administrative/Biographical History

J.S. Bumpus (fl. 1891-1913) was an antiquarian and writer on cathedral music and ecclesiology. See the Grove Dictionary of Music for further details.

Scope and Content

Two volumes of services in score with figured bass for the organ, copied by J.S. Bumpus. The volumes include scores by John Bishop, William Child, Benjamin Cooke, Robert Cooke, William Croft, Thomas Deane, Charles King, Richard Langdon , Benjamin Rogers, Robert Shenton, and George Walsh.

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought by the Library in 1982.

Access Conditions

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Further Information

Finding Aids

A description is available in the Library, where there is also a card index to unpublished catalogues.

Access Points

Organ music

Bishop | John | d 1737 | Cathedral musician

Bumpus | John Skelton | fl 1891-1913 | Librarian and antiquary

Child | William | b 1607-1697 | Composer and organist

Cooke | Benjamin | d 1793 | Organist and composer

Cooke | Robert | fl 18th century | Organist, composer, and son of Benjamin Cooke

Croft | William | d 1727 | Composer

Deane | Thomas | fl 18th century | Musician

King | Charles | 1667-1748 | Cathedral musician and composer

Langdon | Richard | d 1803 | Organist and composer

Rogers | Benjamin | d 1698 | Organist and composer


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