This collection is split into three parts.
The originals are located in Christ Church in Oxford.
The call number at MSPAL is ML96.4 .M87 1981
Part 1 is particularly rich in masses, motets, madrigals and anthems, of the 17th-century English Masters -- Sheppard, Taverner, Tallis, Byrd, the Lawes Brothers, the Gibbons Family, the Commonwealth Oxford Group, Jenkins, Locke, Blow and the Purcell brothers. More than 4,000 individual pieces of music in manuscript are contained in the 237 volumes included in the second part. Sacred, secular, instrumental and vocal works are all included in the third part, along with a collection of cantatas. Of special interest are the sole surviving sources of two operas by Alessandro Scarlatti.
The three parts include but are not limited to:
You can use the following links to locate the collection in UMD's catalog and to find complete listings for the three parts.