Croft, William, 1678-1727

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creatorOf Carissimi, Giacomo, 1605-1674. [21 anthems] [microform]. New England Conservatory of Music, Harriet M. Spaulding Library
referencedIn A "TE DEUM" and a "Jubilate," in D Major, by William Croft. Autogr. Paper; XVIIIth cent. Folio. [Add. 17,845.]Music: Anthems by Croft.William Croft, composer and organist; d.1727: Anthems., 18th century British Library
creatorOf Croft, William, 1678-1727. [Voluntaries for organ], [17--]. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
referencedIn ANTHEMS and odes with English words by William Byrd, Thomas Morley, [William] Mundy, John Bull, John Cooper, otherwise Coperario, Orlando Gibbons, Pier Antonio Fiocco, Henry Aldrich, William Turner, Henry Purcell, and William Croft. Score. Paper; ff...., approximately 1700 British Library
creatorOf TREBLE PART-BOOK containing twenty-one services by twelve English composers, and, reversing the volume, fifty-four anthems by twenty-three of the same (words only of that on ff. 136b-136 rev.,); 16th-18th cent. Copies, early 18th cent. Indexes of ser..., 16th century-18th century British Library
creatorOf Alcock, John, 1715-1806. Collection of organ parts for various church services, anthems etc., compiled by John Alcock. University of Leeds, Brotherton Library, Leeds University Library
creatorOf HYMN TUNES ETC; circa 1761. Inserted between pp. 39 and 41 of the printed volume A small collection of Psalms…sung by the charity-children of…Chichester…(W. Faden, 1761). Nos. 1-21 comprise melodies with bass, in score, of hymns by anonymous composer..., approximately 1761 British Library
creatorOf Walter, David, 1913-2003. [Transcriptions for double bass / by Frederick Zimmermann]. The Juilliard School, Lila Acheson Wallace 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
referencedIn MORNING and Evening Service in E flat, in score, by Dr. William Croft, 1719. Autograph. Published in 1840, etc. (See f. ii). Paper; ff. ii + 16. Quarto. Belonged successively to Archdeacon Gilbert Heathcote, Rev. Gilbert Wall Heathcote (1829), and Jo..., 1719 British Library
referencedIn " COLLECTION of lessons set for the harpsichord," by G. F. Handel, Giovanni Battista Buononcini, Dr. W. Croft, Johann Christoph Pepusch, Dr. M. Greene, Dr. Thomas Deane, John Weldon, Jean Baptiste Lully, -Webber, and Jeremiah Clark. At the reverse e..., 18th century British Library
referencedIn Theodore M. Finney Music Manuscript Collection TXRC98-A25., ca. 1700-1850 Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
referencedIn Memorial Library of Music collection Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
creatorOf Phillips, Henry, 1801-1876. Musical miscellany [manuscript]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn ANTHEM, in full score, by William Croft, composed for the thanksgiving on the suppression of the rebellion, in 1715. Paper; XVIIIth cent. Oblong Quarto. [Add. 17,846.]Music: Anthems by Croft.William Croft, composer and organist; d.1727: Anthems., 18th century British Library
creatorOf CHURCH HOUSE MANUSCRIPTS. Vol. II. 'George Holtham, [of Sherborne, co. Glouc. (ff. 3b, 20)] his Book of Psalmody' (f. i); 1742 (ff. 3b, 20)-1758 (f. i), n.d. Copies. (1) Two canons and an anthem. ff. 1-2b;-(2) Psalmody preface, now treating only of ..., 1742 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 SOLOS for hapsichord and organ in score, by Croft, Blow, Froberger, Purcell, and [Robert ?] King; apparently in the hand of Croft, two of whose " sets " or suites contained in the present .MS. appeared in A Choice Collection of Ayres for the Harpsich..., 17th century-18th century British Library
referencedIn "HARMONIA Sacra," anthems "composed by the late Henry Purcell." (Printed) [1730 ?] f. 3; "Six select anthems," etc., "composed by Dr. Croft, Dr. Blow, Mr. Henry Purcell, and Jeremiah Clarke." (Printed) [1770], f. 21; "Two anthems," etc., "composed by..., 18th century British Library
creatorOf Croft, William, 1678-1727. Dr. Croft's service in B, and evening service in E. Eastman School of Music
creatorOf Croft, William, 1678-1727. Minuet / Dr. Croft. Library of Congress
creatorOf Croft, William, 1678-1727. Oh give thanks unto the Lord and call upon His name / [William Croft]. University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
creatorOf Finney, Theodore M. (Theodore Mitchell), 1902-1978. Theodore M. Finney Music Manuscript Collection, ca. 1700-1850. Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
creatorOf BASS PART-BOOK, containing anthems by Pelham Humfrey, John Blow, William Turner, Henry Purcell, Matthew Locke, and Thomas Tudway, from a set of Chapel Royal part-books; bef. 10 Dec. 1677 (date of Blow's doctorate). Imperfect, by the loss of five leav... British Library
referencedIn DANCES, marches, and other arrangements for harpsichord or spinet. The only composers named are George Spencer, Dr. Croft, Handel, and Papusch; but some of the anonymous pieces have been identified as the compositions of John Eccles, Francesco Mancin... British Library
creatorOf ROYAL MUSIC COLLECTION. Croft (William). Song on Q. Anne’s Birthday; 18th century. ‘Prepare, prepare, yee sons of art …’. Song for 2 solo voices (the tenor ‘Mr. Elford’, the bass ‘Mr. Weely’); with 4-part chorus, and a bass accompaniment to the solo ..., 18th century British Library
referencedIn (ff. 179). Vol. i. FIFTY-ONE anthems by Dr. Maurice Green, Dr. John Bull, William Raylton, Henry Hall, Thomas Tallis, Dr. John Blow, Dr. Henry Aldrich, John Weldon, William Croft, Jeremiah Clark, Albert Bryne, Pelham Humphrey, and the following by He..., 17th century-18th century British Library
creatorOf VERSIFIED PSALM TUNES; 1710-1762. A composite volume of psalm tunes and other material. There are several marks of ownership, from which it appears that the two main components of the book, the printed collection of Psalm tunes for St Laurence Church..., 1710-1762 British Library
creatorOf Fitzwilliam Museum. Harpsichord lessons [microform]. The California Digital Library
creatorOf Greene, Maurice, 1696-1755. [Collection of manuscripts dating from the early 18th and early 19th centuries in the British Library containing anthems, organ accompaniments to the anthems, and a Gloria by Maurice Greene [microform]. Queens College, Benjamin Rosenthal Library
creatorOf KEYBOARD PIECES, including suites, by John Blow, Jeremiah Clarke, William Croft, and their contemporaries, as well as Henry Purcell; bef. 1700-1707. Copies, aft. 1704-1707. Includes arias from Antonio Maria Bononcini's opera 'Camilla', produced in Lo... British Library
referencedIn COLLECTION of French, English, and Scotch Dance Tunes, Marches, and Airs, for one or more flutes. Among them are the overtures to " La Grotte de Versailles " (f. 6) and Lully's " Roland " (f. 8), a Scotch tune by Godfrey Finger (f. 4), " Follia di Sp..., approximately 1700 British 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
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 Croft, William, 1678-1727. [Collection of anthems. HCL Technical Services, Harvard College Library
creatorOf Croft, William, 1678-1727. Anthems [microform]. UC Berkeley Libraries
creatorOf Purcell, Henry, 1659-1695. Anthems ancient & modern [microform] : vol. II / by Tallis, Byrd, Purcell, Gibbons, Croft, Greene, Raylton and other masters, among which are several in Purcell's own handwriting ; collected by William Flackton. UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn ANTHEMS (full and verse), in score, many of them with organ accompaniment. One by Dr. Croft (f. 8) is dated 1720. The names of the composers are given in the Index. Paper; ff. 94. XVIII. cent. Belonged to Thomas W. Taphouse, of Oxford (sale-cat. 3 Ju..., 18th century British Library
creatorOf Croft, William, 1678-1727. Oh God, our help in ages past [microform] / Croft ; arr. Sousa. University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
creatorOf MS Mus. 1221. Miscellaneous 19th century letters and music.ff. 122. Largest size 36 x 26mm.A. William Croft (b.1678, d.1727): ‘O Lord thou hast searched me out’, for mixed voices; [after circa 1720]. Copy. Caption title (f. 1r) reads ‘This is a Vers..., 1715-1931 British Library
referencedIn Hanover royal music archive, 1651-1951, 1770-1870 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Hanover royal music archive, 1651-1951 (bulk circa 1770-1870). Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn ANTHEM, " Rejoice in the Lord," in score, by Dr. William Croft. Autogr. Paper; ff. iii + 18. Oblong quarto. XVII-XVIII cent. Belonged to T. W. Taphouse, of Oxford, 19th-20th centt. Bookplate of W. H. C[ummings] (sale-cat., lot 540)., 17th century-18th century British Library
creatorOf ROYAL MUSIC COLLECTION. Motets, Anthems, Madrigals, etc.: 18th century. A collection of 48 pieces, in score for several voices, mainly with a figured bass. In four different hands, and with a list of contents prefaced to the volume. On f. 101 is a fr..., 18th century British Library
referencedIn SUITES for the harpsichord by H. Purcell, George Holmes, Dr. W. Croft, M. Locke, Dr. Blow, Jeremiah Clark, and Philip Hart. Prefixed are Locke's rules " For Playing on a Continued Bass." Paper; ff. 63. Early xviiith cent. Oblong Octavo.Henry Purcell,... British Library
referencedIn ANTHEMS for four, five, and six voices, by Croft, Tallis, Byrd, Purcell, etc.; in the handwriting of William Walrond. Paper; XVIIIth cent. Folio. [Add 17,842.]Thomas Tallis, composer and organist: Anthems.Henry Purcell, composer and organist: Harmoni..., 18th century British Library
creatorOf Croft, William, 1678-1727. "Te deum and jubilate", [1708/9]. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Carissimi, Giacomo, 1605-1674. [21 anthems]. New England Conservatory of Music, Harriet M. Spaulding Library
creatorOf CHURCH HOUSE MANUSCRIPTS. Vol. XII. 'A Course of Anthems, Introits, Hymns at the Offertory and after Evening Service throughout the Year', partly by named composers; compiled aft. 1866 (f. 99). Imperfect, by the excision of pp. 71-74, 131 in the orig... British Library
creatorOf MAXWELL DAVIES MANUSCRIPTS. Vol. clxxxvi. Arrangements by Peter Maxwell Davies (ff. 1-101, 103), and works by pupils and associates (ff. 102, 103v-125), for orchestra except where stated; 1959-1961, n.d. The pupils’ works are autograph except where s..., 1959-1962 British Library
referencedIn ANTHEMS and songs, in score, by Daniel Purcell and Dr. William Croft. Chiefly in the autograph of Daniel Purcell. At f. 58 is an anthem, "My song shall be alway," by Henry Purcell. Inserted are several motets and Italian songs transcribed by James Ke..., 18th century British Library
referencedIn ANTHEMS, by William Croft. Autograph. Paper; XVIIIth cent. Folio. [Add. 17,847.]Music: Anthems by Croft.William Croft, composer and organist; d.1727: Anthems., 18th century British Library
creatorOf CHURCH HOUSE MANUSCRIPTS. Vol. V. Twenty metrical psalms, for three voices, by William Croft and others; 18th cent. Copies and extracts, aft. 1797 (watermark passim). Words from Old or New Versions, as indicated in the headings. Also includes:-(a) S..., 18th century British Library
referencedIn ANTHEMS and other sacred music, by William Croft. Paper; XVIIIth and XIXth centuries. Oblong Folio. [Add. 17,848.]Music: Anthems by Croft.William Croft, composer and organist; d.1727: Anthems., 18th century-19th century British Library
creatorOf (1-5.). ROYAL MUSIC COLLECTION. Croft (William). Anthems; early 18th century.Paper.1. 19 ff. The Lord is a sun and a shield. Anthem ‘Perform’d att ye King’s Coronation, 1714; for voices and instruments, in full score.2. 1 f. Laudate Dominum. Canon fo... British 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
creatorOf British Library. Anthems by William Croft [MICROFORM]. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
creatorOf Trio Sonatas and Suites; circa 1697-1704. Parts, in ink. ff. 1-18 is an incomplete set of parts, all in the same hand, for a set of twelve trio sonatas by Matthew Novell (published as Sonate da Camera or Chamber Musick. Being a Sett of Twelve Sonata’..., approximately 1697-1704 British Library
referencedIn SUITES and voluntaries for the organ. The composers named are J. Blow, Dr. Christopher Gibbons, H. Purcell, W. Croft, and William Davis; by the last of whom the volume was written. Paper; ff. 48. Late xviith cent. Oblong Folio.Music: Suites and volun... British Library
referencedIn MISCELLANEOUS Collection of compositions in score, including:-1. Acting copy of the music in " The Tempest," supposed to have been compoased by Henry Purcell in 1690, omitting several of the numbers published in the only extant (late 18th cent.) edi..., 17th century-18th century British Library
creatorOf Croft, William, 1678-1727. [Evening Service in B♭ and anthems [microform]. UC Berkeley Libraries
creatorOf COLLECTION OF METRICAL PSALMS, HYMNS AND ANTHEMS, probably compiled by John Guy; early 18th cent. The main hand closely resembles that of John Guy on ff. iib and 10. Presumably compiled in co. Glouc.; see ff. i-iiib. Tenor or tenor and bass parts onl... British Library
referencedIn SERVICES and anthems, by William Croft. Paper; XVIIIth cent. Folio. [Add. 17,849.]Music: Anthems by Croft.William Croft, composer and organist; d.1727: Anthems., 18th century British Library
creatorOf Fitzwilliam Museum. Harpsichord lessons [microform]. UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn Sir Peter Maxwell Davies Manuscripts, [1942?]-1992 British Library: Music Collections
referencedIn ANTHEMS by William Croft. Paper; XVIIIth cent. Folio. [Add. 17,843.]Music: Anthems by Croft.William Croft, composer and organist; d.1727: Anthems., 18th century British Library
referencedIn ORGAN-PART of a collection of anthems, services, chants, hymns, etc., begun in 1724 by John Bennet, including compositions by Aldrich, Batten, Thomas Bennet, Blow, Child, [Jeremiah] Clark, Crofts, Ferrant [i.e. Farrant], [Robert ?] Fuller, T-G-, [Or..., 18th century British Library
referencedIn ANTHEMS, by William Croft. Paper; XVIIIth cent. Folio. [Add. 17,844.]Music: Anthems by Croft.William Croft, composer and organist; d.1727: Anthems., 18th century British Library
referencedIn SONGS from operas, odes, and motets, principally by Henry Purcell, John Blow, and William Croft. The tenor, counter-tenor, bass and thorough-bass parts only remain. Paper; ff. 17, 21, 33, 86. Early xviiith cent. Folio.Henry Purcell, composer and orga... British Library
creatorOf Collection of keyboard music copied by Daniel Henstridge., approximately 1705 British Library
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associatedWith Alcock, John, 1715-1806. person
associatedWith British Library. corporateBody
associatedWith Finney, Theodore M. person
associatedWith Fitzwilliam Museum. corporateBody
associatedWith Greene, Maurice, 1696-1755. person
associatedWith Keating, George T., b. 1892 person
associatedWith Phillips, Henry, 1801-1876. person
associatedWith Purcell, Henry, 1659-1695. person
associatedWith Royal College of Music (Great Britain). corporateBody
associatedWith Sousa Archives for Band Research. corporateBody
associatedWith Sousa, John Philip, 1854-1932, person
associatedWith Sousa Preservation Project. corporateBody
associatedWith William Andrews Clark Memorial Library. corporateBody
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Gloucestershire, England
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Evening service music
Anthems
Sacred vocal music
Band music, Arranged--Parts
Hymns
Songs (High voice) with harpsichord
Suites (Harpsichord)--Excerpts
Morning service music
Choruses, Sacred (Mixed voices), Unaccompanied--Scores
Minuets
Music--Manuscripts
Choruses, Sacred (Mixed voices) with violin--Scores
Harpsichord music
Organ music
Music--Manuscripts--Facsimiles
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Death 1727-08-14

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