Boyce, William, 1711-1779

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referencedIn Lee family. Lee family papers, 1754-1836. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
creatorOf ROYAL MUSIC COLLECTION. Boyce (William). The Chaplet; circa. 1750. A pastoral play for solos and chorus; with oboes (flute occasionally), bassoons and strings. An anonymous copy of the full score, complete. The bass is unfigured in this copy.Paper. f..., approximately 1750 British Library
referencedIn Theodore M. Finney Music Manuscript Collection TXRC98-A25., ca. 1700-1850 Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
referencedIn Vol. III, ff. 16, late xviiith cent.includes:f. 1 William Boyce, composer and organist: Sonata for 3 strings: late 18th cent. ff. 3 b, 4 b George Frideric Handel, composer: Selections from " Xerxes," overtures, etc., arranged for strings: late 18th ... British Library
creatorOf Carissimi, Giacomo, 1605-1674. [21 anthems] [microform]. New England Conservatory of Music, Harriet M. Spaulding Library
referencedIn Alexander Mackay-Smith Collection, 1689-1827 University of Virginia. Small Special Collections Library
creatorOf MS Mus. 145. MAURICE GREENE AND OTHERS: verse anthems; second half of 18th cent. Ink. One hand is responsible for all of ff. 1-122. ff. 113-125 appear to be a later addition to the volume, of which ff. 123-5 are in two or three different hands. At le... British Library
creatorOf Boyce, William, 1711-1779. Twelve [sonatas] for two violins and violoncello with a thorough bass for the harpsichord / by Dr Boyce. Yale University Library
creatorOf (1-2). ROYAL MUSIC COLLECTION. Boyce (William). Instrumental and vocal music; 18th century.Paper.1. 47 ff. 10 Trio Sonatas; 18th century. A set of trios; for 2 violins and a bass, in score.2. 6 ff. Alleluja; late 18th century. For 4 voices; with inst..., 18th century British Library
creatorOf Garrick, David, 1717-1779. Harlequin's invasion ballad opera collection, 1767-1877. University of Colorado Boulder
referencedIn Sir Herbert Mackworth Collection of Opera Scores, 1600-1899 Cardiff University Library Archives
creatorOf Hayden, Karen, 1987-. Performance hour [sound recording]. University of North Carolina School of the Arts, Semans Library
creatorOf Greene, Maurice, 1696-1755. [Collection of 18th-century manuscripts in the British Library containing chiefly anthems by Maurice Greene and William Boyce, instrumental and vocal music by William Gorton, and a Service by Ben. Rogers [microform]. Queens College, Benjamin Rosenthal Library
creatorOf Boyce, William, 1711-1779. Overture : Pan and Syrinx / Wm. Boyce ; arranged for Trbn. choir by W. Sudmeier. Indiana University
creatorOf Carissimi, Giacomo, 1605-1674. [21 anthems]. New England Conservatory of Music, Harriet M. Spaulding Library
referencedIn Vol. I, ff. 35, late xviiith cent.George Frideric Handel, composer: Selections from " Xerxes," overtures, etc., arranged for strings: late 18th cent.includes:f. 2 William Boyce, composer and organist: Sonata for 3 strings: late 18th cent. f. 5 b Tho... British Library
referencedIn 31,812. MISCELLANEOUS vocal music. Paper; ff. 161. xviiith. xixth centt. Quarto., 18th century-19th century British Library
referencedIn CHURCH-music by English composers. Autograph . 1."O be joyfull in God": anthem by William Boyce, Mus. D. organ score, followed by the tenor and drum parts. f. 1. 2. Psalm xc.: anthem in organ score, by John Worgan, Mus. D.; 1782. f. 14. 3. Service in..., 18th century-19th century British Library
creatorOf British Library. [Collection containing works of Boyce, Porpora, Crispi, Schwanenberger, and Spohr [microform]. Queens College, Benjamin Rosenthal Library
referencedIn TRANSCRIPTS in score, of a "Stabat Mater" and other compositions by Palestrina, a "Miserere" by Tommaso Baj, Dr. William Boyce's Morning Service in A, and some harmonized Gregorian chants. Paper; ff. 43. Transcribed by R. G., in A.D. 1832. Formerly b..., 1832 British Library
creatorOf BERNARD STEVENS COLLECTION. Vol. LXXVII. Arrangements: J. S. Bach, Boyce, Brahms; n.d. ff. 37. Largest size 355 x 265mm. 1. ff. 1-22. J. S. Bach: Fugue in C sharp minor, arranged for strings. Pencil score; -ink parts. 2. ff. 23-28. William Boyce: Sy... British Library
referencedIn ANTHEM, " The souls of the righteous," in full score, by Dr. William Boyce. Paper; ff. ii + 63. Large folio. Late XVIII cent. Belonged to William Boyce, of Hammersmith (probably the son of the composer). Bookplate of W. H. C[ummings] (sale-cat., lot ... British Library
referencedIn Boyce, William, 1711-1779. Manuscript music of the English ecclesiastical composer and organist to Chapel Royal consisting of two sonatas [manuscript]. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn SACRED MUSIC, composed by Dr. Maurice Greene, Dr. William Croft, and Dr. William Boyce, and partly in their several handwritings. Paper; XVIIIth cent. Oblong Quarto. [Add. 17,861.]Music: Sacred music by Croft and Boyce.William Croft, composer and org..., 18th century British Library
referencedIn 1. "TE DEUM," in full score, by Dr. William Boyce. Autograph. f. 1. 2. Cantatas, with a figured bass, by Nicolo Antonio Porpora. f. 37. 3. "Sonate da camera per cimbalo," by Abbate Pietro Crispi. f. 69. 4. Eight sonatas for the harpsichord, by Johann..., 18th century-19th century British Library
referencedIn ANTHEM: "Blessed is he that considereth the Poor," by Dr. William Boyce. Autograph. Paper; iviiith cent. Formerly belonged to William Felton, and lately to Vincent Novello. Quarto., 18th century British Library
referencedIn COLLECTION of harpsichord and organ pieces, etc., which belonged in 1773 to Samuel Wesley, a few of them being probably his own juvenile compositions. The names of the composers appear in the index. Paper; ff. 48. Presented by the same., 1773 British Library
referencedIn TRIOS for two violins and bass, in score, by Dr. William Boyce. Autograph. xviiith cent. Folio. Presented by Vincent Novello, Esq. [14,329.], 18th century British Library
creatorOf Boyce, William, 1711-1779. The secular masque [microform] / words by Joh. Dryden ; [music by William Boyce]. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf ROYAL MUSIC COLLECTION. Catches, Canons and Madrigals; 18th century. A collection, in the same hand throughout, of 205 pieces, in score and with words, by Morley, Byrd, Immyns, Ives, Le Jeune, Mouton, Torri, Ferrabosco, Seymour, Ford, Purcell, Hilton..., 18th century British Library
referencedIn Redern, Wilhelm Friedrich, graf von, 1802-1883. Autograph letter signed, dated : Berlin, 15 January 1842, to an unidentified recipient, 1842 Jan. 15. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Guise, R. (Richard), fl. 1790. Catches, canons & glees : No. 2 / R. Guise, circa 1769-1790. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
referencedIn Havard, Mr. (William), 1710?-1778,. Autograph letter signed from Mr. (William) Havard, London, to [David Garrick] [manuscript], 1769 May 30. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn MEYERSTEIN BEQUEST. Vol. XX (ff. 44). Miscellaneous music, partly autograph:-(1) 'Macbeth': late 18th cent. copies of the instrumental parts (first and second violins, viola, and bass) in The Original Songs, Airs and Chorusses ... in ... Macbeth, re..., 1760-1872 British Library
referencedIn TRIOS in score, for two violins and bass, by Dr. William Boyce and Luigi Boccherini ; and quartetts for two violins, tenor and bass, by John Christian Bach, Charles Frederick Abel, John Christian Abel, and Felice Giardini. xviiith cent. Oblong Quarto..., 18th century British Library
referencedIn ROYAL MUSIC COLLECTION. Byrd (William). Gradualia, Book I; 18th century. Late scored copy of the 1605 edition of the Gradualia, Book I, including the composer’s preface. Once the property of Sir John Hawkins and formerly Dr Boyce.Paper. ff. 47.Sir Jo..., 18th century British Library
referencedIn A CONCERTO in B minor, by Dr. William Boyce, in full score. Autograph. Paper; XVIIIth cent. Folio. [Add. 17,836.]Music: Concerto by W. Boyce.William Boyce, composer and organist: Sacred Music., 18th century British Library
referencedIn GLEES, catches, airs, etc., by Henry Purcell, Henry Thames, John Blow, William Byrd, Matthew Locke, Benjamin Rogers, Henry Aldrich, Philip Hayes, and other composers, chiefly English. Reversing the volume, there are, besides other similar pieces, a f..., 18th century British Library
referencedIn Hawkins, John, Sir, 1719-1789. Letter signed, with an autograph postscript, dated : [n.p., London?] Feb. 16 1782, to Mr. [John] Langshaw, organist in Lancaster, 1782 Feb. 16. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf SYMPHONIES AND CONCERTOS; second half of 18th cent. A collection of orchestral parts for works by Camerloher, Charles, Morigi, Solnitz, Chelleri and others, from a music library of the Egerton family. The first eighteen sets of parts are enclosed in ... British Library
creatorOf Boyce, William, 1711-1779. Copy of Ode to Shakespeare, 18th century [manuscript], 1872 July. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn COLLECTION of anthems, in score, begun by R[ichard] Guise in 1768, and apparently in his hand. The composers are Henry VIII (?), W. Mundy, O. Gibbons, Tallis, Byrd, Tye, Bull, Child, Blow, R. Parsons, Weldon, Stroud, C. King, Jeremiah Clark, Church, ..., 1768 British Library
creatorOf CHURCH HOUSE MANUSCRIPTS. Vol. III. 'A Collection of Psalm-Tunes, selected from several eminent Authors, [including Christopher Gibbons, William Boyce, Henry Purcell and William Croft] by John Greenwood' (b. 1795, d. 1837), organist successively of L..., approximately 1821-1837 British Library
creatorOf VOCAL MUSIC; end of 18th cent. A collection of sacred and secular tunes bound after a printed copy of A Select Collection of Psalm and Hymn Tunes…By…Henry Boyd [1793]. Nos. 1-6 are of a sacred character, and, with the exception of the last, unaccompa... British Library
referencedIn Vol. CLXXVI. (ff. 529). General Correspondence 16'Nov.-Dec. 1755.George II of England: Correspondence of the Duke of Newcastle, Sec. of State, etc.: 1727 -1760.: Home and Diplomatic.includes:f. 1 John Clevlard, Secretary to the Admiralty: Correspond... British Library
creatorOf Boyce, William, 1711-1779. Symphony 4 [music] / William Boyce. Libraries Australia
referencedIn Hanover royal music archive, 1651-1951 (bulk circa 1770-1870). Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Locke, Matthew, 1621 or 2-1677. Macbeth [microform], by Dr. Boyce. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn SONATAS or trios, by Dr. William Boyce: a rough copy in the composer's autograph, (Cf. Add. MS. 14,329). Preceded by flute instructions, etc., and followed (ff. 51-59) by a few short vocal compositions. Paper; ff. 66. Belonged in 1828 to S. N. B[arke..., 18th century British Library
referencedIn MUSICAL Common-place Book in the hand of John Stafford Smith, organist and composer, containing short musical extracts from works by John Dowland, John Amner, Dr. Campion, Francesco Turini, the compiler, and others, with extracts from works on music ..., 1785-1789 British Library
referencedIn COLLECTION Of Songs and portions of operas by Henry Purcell, Jeremiah Clark, William Boyce, and others. At f. 162 is an autograph song by Samuel Webbe. Paper; ff.-165. xviiith, xixth centt. Oblong Folio.Henry Purcell, composer and organist: Odes, mas..., 18th century-19th century British Library
creatorOf ANGLICAN SERVICE MUSIC: 'Sacred Music Collected by H. T. Ellicombe', including most notably two works by Robert Lucas Pearsall, a Burial Service in E minor (1829-1830) and an autograph communion hymn 'Therefore with Angels' (1845); 1809-1845. Except ..., 1809-1845 British Library
referencedIn COLLECTION of Songs and other vocal compositions; with a bass for harpsichord, etc., in score, by Drs. Arne, Boyce and Pepusch, Handel, Henry Carey, and others. Most of them appear to have been written for Marylebone, Ranelagh, or Vauxhall Gardens, i... British Library
creatorOf Mendez, Moses, d. 1758. The chaplet ballad opera collection, 1750-1784. University of Colorado Boulder
referencedIn ORIGINAL, LETTERS Of musicians, arranged as in the preceding volume ; 16th-19th centt. The names of writers are given in the Index. Among them are:-Dr. Thomas Augustus Arne. Sir Henry Rowley Bishop. Dr. William Boyce. Orlando Gibbons. Henry Lawes. Ma..., 16th century-19th century British Library
referencedIn ORGAN PART of anthems by composers of the second half of the 17th and the first half of the 18th centuries. The names of the composers are given in the Index. Paper; ff. 40. First half of 18th cent. Belonged to T. W. Taphouse (sale-cat. lot 22). Smal... British Library
creatorOf Boyce, William, 1711-1779. Manuscript music of the English ecclesiastical composer and organist to Chapel Royal consisting of two sonatas [manuscript]. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn ROYAL MUSIC COLLECTION. Steffani (Agostino) and Marcello (Benedetto). Duetti; 17th century, 18th century. A set of 30 duets, numbered 1-29, with an additional unnumbered piece inserted between nos. 5 and 6. Nos. 7 and 9 are by Pietragrua (Carlo Luigi..., 17th century-18th century British Library
creatorOf MS Mus. 1524. Songs by Henry Purcell, J. C. Pepusch and William Boyce: A selection of songs from ‘The Fairy Queen’, an excerpt from the cantata ‘Alexis’, ‘When Orpheus went down’, and some anonymous pieces; circa 1692-1745. Ink scores, copies. Th..., approximately 1692-1745 British Library
creatorOf Finney, Theodore M. (Theodore Mitchell), 1902-1978. Theodore M. Finney Music Manuscript Collection, ca. 1700-1850. Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
referencedIn 1. ONE of the vocal and one of the instrumental parts of a sacred composition for three or more voices, set to Latin words (Job vii. 16, sqq.), apparently by a French composer of the 18th cent. f. 1. 2. Violin sonata, op. 16, by Felice Giardini, used..., 18th century-19th century British Library
referencedIn Novello, Sabilla, d. 1904. Autograph letters signed (2), dated : Genoa, to [Joseph Bennett], 1896 Mar. 2 and Sept. 7. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Boyce, William, 1711-1779. Twelve [sonatas] for two violins and violoncello with a thorough bass for the harpsichord / [composed] by Dr Boyce : [England?], [17--]. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Hanover royal music archive, 1651-1951, 1770-1870 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Boyce, William, 1711-1779. Copy of the Masque of Peleus and Thetis, 1740 [manuscript], 1872 July. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf CHURCH HOUSE MANUSCRIPTS. Vol. XI. Chants for psalms at morning and evening prayer on thirty successive days; collected aft. 1840(watermark f. 10). Imperfect, by the excision of most of the last leaf (f. 33), which bears the remnants of pencil sketch... British Library
referencedIn George Powell Archive, 1333-1915 Aberystwyth University
creatorOf Boosey-Bruni. British Library
referencedIn 1. DIXIT DOMIINUS for four voices with orchestral accompaniment, in parts, by Giovanni Battista Mazzaferrata. f. 1. For the treble part see above, Add. 34,279 A, f. 18. 2. " Nisi Dominus," for three voices, with strings, in parts, by Giovanni Battist..., 18th century-19th century British Library
creatorOf Central State University (Okla.). Trombone Ensemble. [Central State University Music Department presents Central State University Trombone Ensemble, Central State University Saxophone Quartet, Central State University Euphonium/tuba Quartet, Central State University Brass Ensemble in concert] [sound recording] : [Choir Room-Music Building, Tuesday, March 15, 1977, 8:00 p.m.]. University of Central Oklahoma, Chambers Library
referencedIn Callcott, William Hutchins, 1807-1882. Autograph letter signed, dated : [n.p., London?], 9 September [n.y.] to an unidentified recipient, [n.d.]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf CHURCH HOUSE MANUSCRIPTS. Vol. VII. Chants, double with the exception of one on f. 5b, and Kyries (ff. 13b-17) by John Blow, William Boyce, Garret Colley Wesley, 1st Earl of Mornington, and numerous others; 18th-19th cent. Copies, made circa 1812 (wa..., approximately 1812 British Library
creatorOf A. Vernon Butcher: ‘English Organ Music (from John Blow to Samuel Wesley)’; circa 1940. The editor’s neat copy, in ink, with engraver’s markings. Folio. Organ music by Roseingrave, Blow, Felton, Arne, Dupuis, Bennett, Beckwith, Keeble, Walond, Russel..., approximately 1940 British Library
referencedIn Vol. II, ff. 32, late xviiith cent.George Frideric Handel, composer: Selections from " Xerxes," overtures, etc., arranged for strings: late 18th cent.includes:f. 2 William Boyce, composer and organist: Sonata for 3 strings: late 18th cent. f. 5 b Th... British Library
referencedIn MISCELLANEOUS Music, vocal and instrumental, including:-a large number of Scottish, Irish, and other airs, with variations, minuets, etc., apparently for 1 or 2 flutes or clarinets (see f. 5) ; English songs, among which are an occasional ode " Hail ..., 1788 British Library
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associatedWith Bodleian Library. corporateBody
associatedWith Boyce, William, 1711-1779. person
associatedWith British Library. corporateBody
associatedWith Callcott, William Hutchins, 1807-1882. person
associatedWith Dryden, John, 1631-1700 person
associatedWith Finney, Theodore M. person
associatedWith Garrick, David, 1717-1779, person
associatedWith Greene, Maurice, 1696-1755. person
associatedWith Guise, R. (Richard), fl. 1790. person
associatedWith Hallewell, F. J., fl. 1872, person
associatedWith Harvard, William, 18th cent., person
associatedWith Havard, Mr. (William), 1710?-1778, person
associatedWith Hawkins, John, Sir, 1719-1789. person
associatedWith Lansdowne, George Granville, Baron, 1667-1735. person
associatedWith Lee family. family
associatedWith Locke, Matthew, 1621 or 2-1677. person
associatedWith Mackworth, Sir Herbert. 1st Baron, 1737-1791 person
associatedWith Novello, Sabilla, d. 1904. person
associatedWith Powell, George Ernest John., 1842-1882 person
associatedWith Redern, Wilhelm Friedrich, graf von, 1802-1883. person
associatedWith Royal College of Music (Great Britain). corporateBody
associatedWith Sudmeier, Wilbur. person
associatedWith Taphouse, T. W. (Thomas William), 1838-1905, person
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Masques with music--Scores
Brass quintets (Trombones (5)), Arranged
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Death 1779-02-07

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