Document ReferencePw V 77
TitleMS psalms and canticles with music, entitled 'Mr Henry Noell his funerall Psalmes Composed by Jo: Doulande Bacheler of musick/ Canto'; n.d. [1597-1600]
Extent6 ff
Access ConditionsMicrofilm surrogate available - readers may be required to use the microfilm in the first instance.
Content DescriptionIndividual entries in this volume are described under references Pw V 77/1 - Pw V 77/7.
Pw V 77 is part of a set of four books labelled Canto, Alto, Tenore, Basso (Pw V 77-80); each part-book contains 7 items.

On Pw V 77 f 1r there is a note in the hand of Francis Farthing, servant to Lady Jane Ogle, 8th Countess of Shrewsbury, (aunt to the 1st Duke of Newcastle): 'ffrauncis ffarthing me At this my begining god be my [ ] Grace passeth gould & divers stone DD AAa BBbb CCccc bb'; 'bookes for ye lord' is written on the front pastedown in the same hand.
Title Of WorkMr Henry Noell his funerall Psalmes Composed by Jo: Doulande Bacheler of musick/ Canto
ReprodnNoteVolumes from Pw V cannot be photographed by readers with their own camera or device, but reprographic copies can be supplied for educational and private study purposes only.
Physical DescriptionOne of four quarto part books each consisting of 6 leaves each plus front and back paste downs made of the same paper throughout.
Paper is uniformly cropped in all four books, 193 x 145 mm.
Descriptive FeaturesThe paper type used for all leaves and paste downs are of uniform colour and texture and they share the same chainline pattern.

All four books have a similar limp vellum binding which measure approximately 195 x 148 mm. The limp vellum was dyed in black leaving front and back oblong windows of natural-coloured vellum as labels on which to write the title of the books. Titles were entered on the front labels. The leaves were sewn to the limp binding by means of two large stitches.
Related MaterialUniversity of Nottingham Library:
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Publication NoteE. H. Fellowes (Ed.), Seven Hymn Tunes (London, 1934)
D. Greer, '"Thou Court's Delight": Biographical Notes on Henry Noel' The Lute Society Journal (1975) vol 17, pp 49-59
D. Poulton, John Dowland (London, 1982, 2nd ed.) pp 47-48, 330-36, 421-22
L. Hulse, 'Apollo's Whirligig: William Cavendish Duke of Newcastle and his Music Collection' The Seventeenth Century (1994) vol 9/2, pp 213-246

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA74390Farthing; Francis ; servant to 8th Countess of Shrewsbury
NA74391Noel; Henry (-1597); Mr-1597
NA59835Talbot; Jane (-1626); Countess of Shrewsbury; dau. of Cuthbert 7th Baron Ogle and wife of 8th Earl of Shrewsbury-1626
NA1116Dowland; John (1563-1626)1563-1626
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