Have mercy upon me, O God

Scope and Content

By William Byrd, 1611. String parts, some transcribed by Vally Lasker; Violin, Viola II and Cello. Part for Viola I in an unknown hand. Original envelope labelled in Gustav Holst's hand.

Note on folio bag in Imogen Holst's hand reads 'They were probably used to illustrate one of GH's lectures'. Found in original envelope labelled in Imogen Holst's hand: 'MS music from SPGS [St Paul's Girls' School] Holst room. Incomplete material (details to follow) of works by Holst; most are in Vally Lasker's writing, with a few details in Holst's writing.'

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