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Adson, John - English.
     Adsonn's Masque; Mr Adson's Masque: two tunes.
After 1635
Manuscript Number: Add. Ms 10444; Hughes-Hughes vol.ii, 226; iii, 173-5; Type: Ms.
Genre: Secular Vocal Music: Masque Tunes; Instrumental Chamber Music: String Duets

Agricola, Alexander - Franco-Netherlands.
     C'est mal cherche.
16th century
Manuscript Number: Royal 20 a 16; Hughes-Hughes vol.ii, 127. Ms also includes drawing of a Flemish psaltery.; Type: Ms.
Genre: Secular Vocal Music: Chansons

Albert, Heinrich - German.
     Keine nacht, kein Tag vergehet, for 2 trebles.
c.1640
Manuscript Number: Sloane 1021; Hughes-Hughes vol.ii, 54. From Albert's Arien, part one c.1640.; Type: Ms. Quasi-score.
Genre: Secular Vocal Music: Duets

Alberti, Innocento - Italian.
     Se da begli occhi; Leggiadra pastorella; Questa di lieti et odorati fiori; La verginella; Quanto sei piu; Lieto, felice; Deh, potess' io; Il di che pria de vostr' occhi; Gli atti, donna gentil; Crescan pur; Nova Angioletta; Qui, dove corre; Vattene...pur superb', alta Ferara; Per un' alma gentil; Chiari lumi; S'io son alla dolc' ombra; Mentre fermo 'l pensier; La partita crudel; Tutto 'l di piango; In qual parte del ciel; Tanta doglia; Disperato dolor; Nasce da bella fiamma; Locar soura gli abissi; Per secreto divino.
1568
Manuscript Number: Royal Appendix 36-40; Hughes-Hughes vol.ii, 129. Compiled for Henry, 18th Earl of Arundel; Type: Ms.
Genre: Secular Vocal Music: Madrigals

Alison, Richard (Publisher) - English.
     Index to The Psalmes of David in Meter.
After 1599
Manuscript Number: Add. Ms 15117 f.24; Hughes-Hughes vol.i, 183. RMARC 7, 51; Type: Ms.
Genre: Sacred Vocal Music: Hymns

Alison, Richard - English.
     Jane Pickering's Lute-book: The pavinge of Allason.
1616
Manuscript Number: Egerton 2046 reversed; Hughes-Hughes vol.iii, 66; Type: Ms. Part transcribed Jane Pickeringe (Puckering).
Genre: Instrumental Chamber Music: Lute Solos

Ambrose, John - English.
     Canon without words.
Early 16th century
Manuscript Number: Royal Appendix 58 f.16b; Hughes-Hughes vol.ii, 1; Type: Ms.
Genre: Secular Vocal Music: Canons

Amner, John - English.
     Sainte Marie now à 4; Sweet ar the thoughts à 4; Com, letes rejoyce à 4; Remember not, Lorde à 5; I will sing unto the Lord à 5; Hee that decended à 5.
1615; copied after 1624
Manuscript Number: Add. Ms 17792-6; Hughes-Hughes vol.i, 13; Type: Ms. Vocal partbooks C,A,T,Q,B; lacking Sx.
Genre: Sacred Vocal Music: Anthems

Ana, Francesco d' - Italian; Brocco, Nicolo - Italian; Cara, Marchetto - Italian; Fogliano, Giacomo - Italian; Josquin Desprez - Northern French; Lurano, Filippo de - Italian; Tromboncino, Bartolomeo - Italian.
     Frottole, strambotti.
c.1500
Manuscript Number: Egerton 3051; Type: Ms.
Genre: Secular Vocal Music: Odes

Anerio - Italian; Caccini, Giulio (Attrib.) - Italian; Coprario, John - English; Dering, Richard - English; Tregian, Francis (copyist) - English; Du Caurroy, Eustache - French; East, Michael - English; Ferrabosco I, Domenico Maria - Italian; Ferrab.
     The Tregian Anthology.
Early 17th century
Manuscript Number: Egerton 3665; Transcribed from printed sources, some of which are no longer extant; Type: Ms.
Genre: Secular Vocal Music: Madrigals; Secular Vocal Music: Motets; Instrumental Chamber Music: Fantazias, Pavans Etc

Anerio, Felice - Italian.
     Flora, fayre love; Long hath my love; Cease, shepherds, cease; When loe by breake of morning; Miraculous loves wounding; Pearle, Christall, gould and Ruby.
After 1604
Manuscript Number: Egerton 995; Hughes-Hughes vol.ii, 141. with English words from the anthologies of Watson, Yonge and Morley.; Type: Ms.
Genre: Secular Vocal Music: Madrigals

Anonymous.
     8 Allemandes; Love is strange; Glorye of the North; A Scotts tuen; Hornpipe; The Nightingale; Courante and Sarabande (2 sets); Ly still, my Deare; The Chesnut; 2 Maskes; 7 Courantes; The fairest Nimphes the valleys or mountaines ever bred; The Scots' Marche; Prince Rupert's March; One of ye Symphonies; 3 Sarabandes; When the king enjoyes his owne againe; Trumpet tune; Essex' Last good night; The Souldier's delight; Rupert's Retraite; Now the springe is comme; Oh Jesu meeke; Could thine incomparable eye; Mock-Nightingale; What if the King should come to ye City; The King's complaint; My Delyght; The faithfull brothers; The Finnex; The Spaynard; An Irish Toy.
Before 1656
Manuscript Number: Add. Ms 10337; Hughes-Hughes vol.iii, 107. Ritson's Manuscript. See J. Stevens: Music and Poetry at the Early Tudor Court London, 1961, 351ff: MB 4, MB 36).; Type: Ms.
Genre: Instrumental Chamber Music: Keyboard: Virginal Solos

Anonymous.
     Affraid, alas.
Early 16th century
Manuscript Number: Add. Ms 5465 ff.48b-86b, 118b, 122b; Hughes-Hughes vol.i, 139-40; Type: Ms. 4 Parts.
Genre: Sacred Vocal Music: Carols

Anonymous.
     Allemande; 8 untitled string quintets; 3 Galliards; Seconda & Terza desperada; Desperada; Ronda; Brandeberges; Allemanda d'amor; Two Pavans; Pavin of Albarte; Pavan.
1547-1548
Manuscript Number: Royal Appendix 74-76; Hughes-Hughes vol.iii, 216; Type: Ms. Parts.
Genre: Instrumental Chamber Music: String Quintets

Anonymous.
     Alone...here I sitt alone; Ah my dere son, said Mary; My feerfull dreme; Be hit knowyn to all; In a slumbir.
Early 16th century
Manuscript Number: Add. Ms 5465; Hughes-Hughes vol.i, 139-40; Type: Ms. 3 Parts.
Genre: Sacred Vocal Music: Carols

Anonymous.
     Amens from a French Book of Hours; Alleluias from a French Book of Hours.
Early 14th century
Manuscript Number: Egerton 945, ff.288-321v; Hughes-Hughes vol.i, 255; RISM IV/1, 498).; Type: Ms. Notation consists of square & diamond-shaped notes on a 5-line stave.
Genre: Sacred Vocal Music: Motets

Anonymous.
     Amor Patris et Filii (sequence for Whit-Sunday); Benedicamus Domino for 2 voices.
12th-13th century
Manuscript Number: Burney 357, ff.l5v-16; Hughes-Hughes vol.i, 252; RISM IV/1, 493. In volume of theological tracts; Type: Ms. Notation consists of rough square and diamond notes on double stave of 8 lines.
Genre: Sacred Vocal Music: Motets

Anonymous.
     And so an end; Sweet needle; Muse not, faire love.
After 1600
Manuscript Number: Add. Ms 17797; Hughes-Hughes vol.ii, 139; Type: Ms. Vocal partbooks: bound together C,A,T,Q,B.
Genre: Secular Vocal Music: 5-part Madrigals

Anonymous.
     Angelus ad pastores à 5.
After 1624
Manuscript Number: Add. Ms 17792-6; Hughes-Hughes vol.i, 143; Type: Ms. Vocal partbooks C,A,T,Q,B; lacking Sx.
Genre: Sacred Vocal Music: Carols

Anonymous.
     Angelus ad Virginem subintrans in conclave (2-part sequence).
Early 14th century
Manuscript Number: Cotton Appendix 29, ff.36b; Hughes-Hughes vol.i, 255. In a Sequentiale from the church of Addle, Yorkshire.; Type: Ms. Written on double stave of 9 lines.
Genre: Sacred Vocal Music: Motets

Anonymous.
     Antiphon to the Benedictus: Traditor autem dedit eis signum; Antiphon to the Benedictus: Posuerunt super caput eis causam ipsius; Antiphon to the Benedictus: Mulieres sedentes ad monumentum.
Late 16th century
Manuscript Number: Royal Appendix 12-15; Hughes-Hughes vol.i, 271.; Type: Ms. Parts.
Genre: Sacred Vocal Music: 4-part Motets

Anonymous.
     Ars cantandi.
14th century
Manuscript Number: Royal 12 c 6, ff.50-53b; Hughes-Hughes vol.iii, 305. RISM IV/2, 229. Ms belonged to Bury St. Edumund's Abbey.; Type: Ms.
Genre: Theoretical Works: Treatises

Anonymous.
     Asparges me, Domine (4 settings); Nos alium Deum nescimus; O salutaris hostia; Vidi aquam egredientem; Sedit angelus ad sepulcrum; Viri galilei; Spiritus sanctus procedens a throno; Alma chorus domini; In nomine Jhesu; Sancta Maria, virgo; Et porte inferi; Ave, Maria; O bone Jesu.
Late 16th century
Manuscript Number: Add. Ms 17802-5; Add. Ms 17802-5; Hughes-Hughes vol.i, 271. The Gyffard part-books. RMARC 7, 31; Type: Ms. Vocal partbooks C,T,M,B.
Genre: Sacred Vocal Music: 4-part Motets

Anonymous.
     Asperges me, Domine; Stella celi; O gloriosa stella maris; Salva nos, Jhesu; Vidi aquam egredientem.
Early 16th century
Manuscript Number: Lansdowne 462, ff.1b, 151b, 152; Hughes-Hughes vol.i, 258; RISM IV/4, 607. From a Sarum Gradual; Type: Ms. Tenor or contratenor part.
Genre: Sacred Vocal Music: Motets

Anonymous.
     Audite O lucis filie.
12th century
Manuscript Number: Arundel 44, f.1.; Hughes-Hughes vol.i, 422; Type: Ms. Notation consists of neums on a four-line stave.
Genre: Sacred Vocal Music: Songs

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