Music Collected by the Blount Family, Mapledurham

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 161 MSS. Mus. d. 246-58, e. 43-6
  • Dates of Creation
      18th-19th century
  • Language of Material
      English, Italian, and French.
  • Physical Description
      17 shelfmarks

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.

Administrative / Biographical History

Blount family at Mapledurham.

Conditions Governing Access

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Note

Collection level description created by Emily Tarrant, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.

Other Finding Aids

A full description is available in the Library.