Musicus Apparatus Academicus (Croft, William)




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Publisher. Info. Manuscript copy, dated 1713.
Misc. Notes Manuscript copy, given to Sir John Dolben by Croft in 1713. RISM lists this copy as 'probably autograph'. [US-Su/ M782.8 C874t]
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Fynnjamin (2014/5/20)

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Editor First edition
Engraver Tho[ma]s Atkins
Publisher. Info. London: The Author, Mrs Turner, Rich[ar]d Mears, n.d. [1715?]
Misc. Notes #325676 - scan converted to 600 dpi monochrome.
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Arrangements and Transcriptions

Selections: "Görer portarna vida"

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Fynnjamin (2011/2/11)

Language Swedish
Publisher. Info. Manuscript, n.d.
Misc. Notes Appears to be an arrangement of different movements, possibly from both of Croft's Odes, set to Swedish text for the 1st Sunday in Advent.
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Language Latin; English
Publisher. Info. Oxford: J. Trapp, 1713.
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General Information

Work Title Musicus Apparatus Academicus (Oxford Odes)
Alternative. Title Musicus Apparatus Academicus, Being a Composition of Two [2] Odes With Vocal & Instrumental Musick Perform'd in the Theatre at Oxford on Monday July the 13th. 1713. The Words by the Reverend Mr. Ioseph Trapp A.M. and set to Musick by William Croft Dr. in Musick, Organist & Composer to His Majesty, Master of the Children of the Chapel Royal and Organist of St. Peters Westminster.
Composer Croft, William
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 2 odes
1. With Noise of Cannon
2. Laurus Cruentas
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1713
First Performance. 1713-07-10 in Oxford, Sheldonian Theatre
First Publication. 1715
Librettist Joseph Trapp
Language English, Latin
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation voices, chorus, trumpet (Ode No.1), strings (probably with oboes doubling, though not specified), continuo

Misc. Comments

These two Odes were submitted for Croft's DMus at Oxford in 1713.