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Ben Schmidt Collection of Music for Lute

The Schmidt Collection contains primarily photocopies of original and transcribed music for lute gathered from a variety of libraries and archival repositories. These materials are not represented in SearchWorks, and are available for in-house use only.

This collection is located in storage and may be viewed on-site only. Photocopying is not permitted. To obtain copies, please contact the institution owning the original work. Please allow 2-3 business days for items to be paged and delivered to the Music Library.

 

Inventory:

To view folders, please request retrieval of the corresponding box.

Box 1: folders 1 - 64
Box 2: folders 65 - 115
Box 3: folders 116 - 160
Box 4: folders 161 - 205

Oversize box 1: folders 7, 57a, 90, 92, 124, 126, 127
Oversize box 2: folders 159, 171, 179, 180, 184a, 198, 199, 200, 202, 206

Folder #:

1. Abel, Karl Friedrich. Miscellaneous pieces. New York Public Library Ms., Drexel 5871. (photocopy)

2. Banchieri, Adriano. La Pazzia Senile. Venice, 1598. (transcription)

3. Bariton, miscellaneous music and information.

4. Bassani, Orazio. Lezioni di Contrapunto. Ms., 1620. (transcription)

5. Bassano, Giovanni. Ricercate, Passagi, et Cadentie. Venice, 1585. (photocopy)

6. _____. Ricercate, Passagi, et Cadentie. Venice, 1585. (transcription)

7. _____. Motetti, Madrigali, et Canzoni Francese. Venice, 1591. (photocopy) OVERSIZE 1

8. _____. Motetti, Madrigali, et Canzoni Francese. Venice, 1591. (transcription)

9. Besard, Jean-Baptiste. “Anchor che col partire”. (transcription for lute)

10. Bonizzi, Vicenzo. Alcune Opere di Diversi Autori. Venice, 1626. (photocopy)

11. _____. Alcune Opere di Diversi Autori. Venice, 1626. (transcription)

12. Bovicelli, Giovanni. Regole, Passagi di Musica. Venice, 1594. (transcription)

176. Braye-Brown Mss. of lyra viol tablature. (photocopy)

British Museum Additional Manuscripts:

13. Addl. 15118 (photocopy)

14. Addl. 15118 (transcription)

15. Addl. 17795 (photocopy)

16. Addl. 17801 (photocopy 

17. Addl. 29369 (photocopy)

18. Addl. 30491 (photocopy)

19. Addl. 31416 (photocopy)

20. Addl. 31423 (transcription)

21. Addl. 31424 (transcription)

22. Addl. 31430 (transcription)

23. Addl. 31432 (photocopy)

24. Addl. 31432 (transcription)

25. Addl. 39555 Hengrave Ms. (transcription)

26. Egerton 2971 (transcription)

27. Harley 7578 (photocopy)

28. Harley 7578 (transcription 

29. Brunelli, Antonio. Varii Esercitii. Florence, 1614. (transcription)

30. Buxtehude, Dietrich. “Chiaccona a 8; Laudate Dominum”. Upsala Ms. (transcription)

Cambridge University Manuscripts: 

31. Dd. 3.18 (transcription)

32. Dd. 5.20 (photocopy)

33. Dd. 5.20 (transcription)

34. Dd. 6.36 (transcription)

35. Dd. 6.48 (photocopy)

36. Dd. 6.48 (transcription)

37. Hengrave Hall Ms. 77 (transcription) 

38. Hengrave Hall Ms. 77/77.2 (photocopy) 

19. Coprario, Giovanni. “Organ Book”. B.M. Addl. 31416 (photocopy)

39. Corkine, William. Ayres to Sing and Play. London, 1610. (photocopy)

40. _____. Ayres to Sing and Play. London, 1610. (transcription)

41. _____. The Second Book of Ayres. London, 1612. (photocopy)

42. _____. The Second Book of Ayres. London, 1612. (transcription)

5. Dalla Casa, Girolamo. Il Vero Modo di Diminuire. Venice, 1584. (photocopy)

43. _____. Il Vero Modo di Diminuire. Venice, 1584. (transcription)

44. Danielis, Daniel. Aspice e Coelis. (c.1660) MS. Upsala. (transcription)

45. DeMachy. Pieces de Violle. Paris, 1685. (photocopy)

46. Dimunutions, miscellaneous comparative. (transcriptions)

47. Diomede, Cantone. Chromatic Fantasia a 4. Ms. Oxford, Fitzwilliam. (transcription)

48. Donati, Ignatio. Il Primo Libro de’ Motetti a Voce Sola. Venice, 1634. (photocopy) 

49. Dowland, Robert. Varietie of Lute Lessons. London, 1610. (photocopy 

Dublin Trinity College Library: 

50. D.1.21 (transcription)

51. Z3.4.13 (photocopy) 

52. Z3.4.13 (transcription)

53. Z3.5.13 (photocopy)

54. Dubuisson. Suites for solo viole. (1666) Library of Congress Ms. M2.1.T2 (photocopy)

55. Durante, Ottavio. Arie Devote. Rome, 1608. (transcription)

56. East, Michael. The Seventh Set of Books… London, 1609. (transcription)

57. a, b Einstein, Albert. Zur Deutsches Literatur fur die Viola da Gamba. Leipzig, 1905 (photocopy)OVERSIZE 1

58. Ferrabosco, Alfonso. Lessons for 1, 2, and 3 Viols. London, 1609. (photocopy)

59. _____. Lessons for 1, 2, and 3 Viols. London, 1609. (transcription)

60. Filmer Manuscripts: A166. f.63v-64 (transcription)

61. Finck, Heinrich. Tres velut in stamma testes. (transcription) 

62. Ford, Thomas. Musicke of Sundrie Kinds. London, 1607. (photocopy) 

63. _____. Musicke of Sundrie Kinds. London, 1607. (transcription)

64. Funck, David. Stricturae Viola di Gambicae. Leipzig, 1677. (transcription)

65. Ganassi, Sylvestro. Regola Rubertina. Venice, 1542-1543. (photocopy)

66. _____. Regola Rubertina. Venice, 1542-1543. (transcription)

67. Gardane Antonio. Canzoni Francese. Venice, 1539. (transcription) 

68, 158. Hacquart, Carolus. Harmonia Parnassia. (opus III) The Hague, 1686. (transcription)

69. Hadrian, Emanuel. Novum Pratum Musicum. Antwerp, 1592. (transcription for lute)

70. Harvard University Library: MS Mus 70 (photocopy)

71. Helm, Sanford. Karl Friedrich Abel, Symphonist. (typed original)

72. Hely, Benjamin. The Compleat Violist. (c. 1700) London. (photocopy)

73. _____. The Compleat Violist. (c. 1700) London. (transcription) 

112. _____. Sonatas for 2 Bass Violls with a Thorow Base for Harpsichord or Bass Violl. Oxford Bodleian Library Mss. C. 78. (transcription)

74. Hingston, John. Fancy for violin, bass viol, and organ. (transcription)

75. Hoffler, Conrad. Primitae Chelicae. Nurnberg, 1695. (transcription) 

76. Hume, Tobias. The First Part of Ayres. London, 1605. (transcription)

77. _____. Poeticall Musick. London, 1607. (photocopy)

78. _____. Poeticall Musick. London, 1607. (transcription)

79. Huntington Library Tablature. (photocopy)

80. Jenkins, John. Fancies and Ayres. Ms. (transcription)

81. _____. Piece for solo viol. Ms. Oxford Bodleian 71 (transcription).

_____. Miscellaneous Pieces:

17. B.M. 29869 (transcription)

113. Oxford Bod. Lib. C. 84 (photocopy)

114. Oxford Bod. Lib. C. 84 (transcription)

115. Oxford Bod. Lib. C.85 (transcription)

116. Oxford Bod. Lib. C.88 (photocopy)

117. Oxford Bod. Lib. C.88 (transcription)

124. Oxford Bod. Lib. E. 406-409 (photocopy)

125. Oxford Bod. Lib. E. 406-409 (transcription)

82. Jones, Robert. The Second Book of Songs and Ayres. London, 1601. (photocopy)

83. Robert. The Second Book of Songs and Ayres. London, 1601. (transcription)

84. Kremberg, Jakob. Musicalische Gemuths-Ergotzung. Dresden, 1689. (transcription)

85. Kuhnel, August. Sonate o Partite. Kassel, 1698. (transcription)

86. Lassus, Orlando di. Susanne un jour. (transcription)

87. Lawes, William. Fancy for violin, bass viol, and organ. (transcription)

70. _____. Lyra book. Harvard Ms. Mus 70 (photocopy)

119. _____. Paven sett for 2 division basses to the organ. Oxford Bod. Lib. D.238-240. (photocopy) 

120. _____. Paven sett for 2 division basses to the organ. Oxford Bod. Lib. D.238-240. (transcription)

88. Leycester, Peter. Lessons for the Lyra-Viol. Warren Ms. (photocopy) 

89. _____. Lessons for the Lyra-Viol. Warren Ms. (transcription)

90. Leyden Manuscript. National Library of Scotland. (photocopy) OVERSIZE 1

54. Library of Congress: M2. 1.T2 (photocopy) 

16. Locke, Matthew. Duos for 2 bass viols. B.M. 17801, ff. 3-6. (photocopy) 

91. Lord Braye Manuscript. (photocopy)

92. Lupo, Thomas. Fancies a 3. (photocopy) OVERSIZE 1

93. Luzzaschi, Luzasco. Madrigali…per Cantare. Rome, 1601. (transcription)

94. Lyra-Viol tunings. (manuscript) 

95. Mace, Thomas. Musicke’s Monument. London, 1676. (transcription)

96. Manchester Watson Library: Gamba Book. (photocopy) 

97. Manchester Watson Library: Gamba Book. (transcription)

98. Marais, Marin. Miscellaneous pieces: pieces de viole, 1686, 1711, Paris. (transcription) 

99. Maynard, John. The XII Wonders of the World. London, 1611. (photocopy)

100. _____. The XII Wonders of the World. London, 1611. (transcription)

101. Metru, Nicholas. Fantaisies a deux Parties. Paris, 1642. (transcription)

92. Mico, Richard. Fancies a 3. (photocopy)

102. Miscellaneous music.

103. Miscellaneous notes.

104. Moss, John. Lessons for the Base-Viol. London, 1670-1671. (photocopy)

105. _____. Lessons for the Base-Viol. London, 1670-1671. (transcription)

106. Musica di Diversi Autori. Venice, 1577. (transcription)

90. National Library of Scotland: Leyden Ms. (photocopy)

1. New York Public Library: Drexel 5871 (photocopy)

107. Notari, Angelo. Prime Musiche. London, 1613. (transcription)

Oxford Bodleian Library: 

108. Mus. Sch. C. 39 (transcription)

109. Mus. Sch. C. 54-57 (photocopy) 

110. Mus. Sch. C. 58 (transcription) 

111. Ms. Sch. C. 59-60 (photocopy) 

112. Mus. Sch. C. 78 (transcription)

113. Mus. Sch. C. 84 (photocopy)

114. Mus. Sch. C. 84 (transcription) 

115. Mus. Sch. C. 85 (transcription)

116. Mus. Sch. C. 88 (photocopy) 

117. Mus. Sch. C. 88 (transcription)

118. Mus. Sch. D. 221 (photocopy)

119. Mus. Sch. D. 238-240 (photocopy)

120. Mus. Sch. D. 238-240 (transcription) 

121. Mus. Sch. D. 245-247 (photocopy) 

122 a, b. Mus. Sch. D. 245-247 (transcription)

123. Mus. Sch. D. 249 (transcription) 

124. Mus. Sch. E. 406-409 (photocopy) OVERSIZE 1

125. Mus. Sch. E. 406-409 (transcription)

126. Mus. Sch. E. 410-430 (transcription) OVERSIZE 1

127. Mus. Sch. E. 430 (photocopy) OVERSIZE 1 

128. Mus. Sch. E. 575 (photocopy)

Oxford Christ Church:

129. Mus. 439 (photocopy) 

130. Mus. 439 (transcription)

131. Mus. 531-532 (transcription)

132. Mus. 532 (photocopy)

133. Mus. 725-727 (photocopy) 

134. Mus. 725-727 (transcription) 

135. Mus. 728-730 (photocopy)

136. Palestrina, Giovanni. Miscellaneous, with diminutions by other composers. (transcription)

137. Phalese, Pierre. Theatrum Musicum. Lovanium, 1563. (transcription for lute) 

138. Pittsburgh University Library: Mansall Tablature (photocopy)

139. Playford, John. A Musicall Banquet. London, 1651. (photocopy)

140. _____. A Musicall Banquet. London, 1651. (transcription)

141. _____. Musicke’s Recreation on the Lyra-Viol. London, 1652. (photocopy) 

142. _____. Musicke’s Recreation on the Lyra-Viol. London, 1652 (transcription)

143. _____. Court Ayres. London, 1655. (photocopy) 

144. _____. Court Ayres. London, 1655. (transcription)

145. _____. Musicke’s Recreation on the Viol, Lyra-Way. London, 1661. (photocopy)

146. _____. Musicke’s Recreation on the Viol, Lyra-Way. London, 1661. (transcription) 

147. _____. A Brief Introduction to the Skill of Musick. London, 1667. (photocopy) 

148. _____. A Brief Introduction to the Skill of Musick. London, 1667. (transcription)

149. _____. Musicke’s Recreation on the Viol, Lyra-Way. London, 1669. (photocopy)

150. _____. Musicke’s Recreation on the Viol, Lyra-Way. London, 1669. (transcription)

151. _____. Short and Easie Lessons or Tunes for the Lyra-Viol. London, 1682. (transcription)

152. Ravenscroft, Thomas. Melismata. London, 1611. (photocopy) 

153. Rogniono, Richardo. Passaggi per Potersi. Venice, 1592. (photocopy)

154. _____. Passaggi per Potersi. Venice, 1592. (transcription)

155. Rognoni, Francesco. Selva de varii Pasaggi. Milan, 1620. (photocopy) 

156. _____. Selva de varii Pasaggi. Milan, 1620. (transcription) 

157. Salmon, Thomas. An Essay to the Avancement of Musick. London, 1672. (photocopy)

158. Schwartzkopf, Teodor. “Partie a Viola da Gamba Solo” and “Partie a 2 Viole da Gamba”. Rostock Universitats Bibliothek Ms. (transcription) 

159. Severi, Francesco. Salmi Passaggiati. Rome, 1615. (photocopy) OVERSIZE 2 

160. Simpson, Christopher. The Division-Viol. London, 1665. (transcription)

161. _____. A Compendium of Practicall Musick. London, 1678. (photocopy)

162. _____. A Compendium of Practicall Musick. London, 1678. (transcription)

126. _____. “Little Consort”. Oxford Bod. Lib. E. 430 (photocopy) 

127. _____. “Little Consort”. Oxford Bod. Lib. E. 430 (transcription)

109. _____. “Months and Seasons”. Oxford Bod. Lib. C. 54-58. (photocopy)

110. _____. “Months and Seasons”. Oxford Bod. Lib. C. 54-58. (transcription)

163. Simpson, Thomas. Pvenen, Volten, galliarden. Frankfurt, 1617. (transcription)

164. Spadi, Giovanni Battista. Libro di Passaggi. Venice, 1624. (transcription) 

165. Tailour, Robert. Fifti Select Psalms of David. London, 1615. (photocopy)

166. _____. Fifti Select Psalms of David. London, 1615. (transcription) 

167. Upsala University MS: 4:3a:2: (transcription)

168. Vallet, Nicholas. Het Tweedo Bocck. Amsterdam, 1616. (transcription)

169. Vecchi, Orazio. L’Amfiparnaso. Venice, 1597. (transcription)

170. Viola da Gamba source material. 

171. Virgilliano, Aurelio. Il dolcimelo. Civico Museo Bibliografico Musicale Ms. (photocopy) OVERSIZE 2

172. Virgilliano, Aurelio. Il dolcimelo. Civico Museo Bibliografico Musicale Ms. (transcription)

172. Waesich, Cherubino. Canzoni a Cinque. Rome, 1632. (transcription)

Warren Manuscripts 

88. Lessons for the Lyra-Viol (Peter Leycester) (photocopy)

89. Lessons for the Lyra-Viol (Peter Leycester) (transcription)

174. Zacconi, Lodovico. Prattica di Musica. Venice, 1596-1622. (transcription)

175. Zieglern, Johann Christoff. “Intavolatura per la Viola di Gamba”. Wittenberg, ?. (transcription) 

176. Braye-Brown Mss. Of lyra viol tablature (photocopy)

177. Dolmetsch Mss. II.B.3 (photocopy)

178. Kassel Mss. 61.1 del Sig. G. Tielche (photocopy)

179. Griffith Boynton Mss. OVERSIZE 2

180. Wray Mss. Add. 59869

181. Paris Bib. Nationale Ms. Res 1111 f.2-26; f. 27-59. 

182. Paris Bib. Nationale Ms. Res 1111 f.60-100; f.101-144.

183. Paris Bib. Nationale Ms. Res 1111 f.145-175; f.176-215 (216-237 blank); f.238-270. 

184a. Goess Ms. Part A. OVERSIZE 2 

184. Goess Ms. Part B.

185. Goess Ms. Part C. 

186. Kassel Ms. 40-Mus. 108 vol. II, III, IV.

187. Kassel Ms. 40-Mus. 108 vol. V, VI, VII.

188. Yonge, Nicholas. Musica Transalpina (Book 1) 6 partbooks (photocopy)

189. Yonge, Nicholas. Musica Transalpina (Book 2) 6 partbooks (photocopy) 

190, 191. Kassel. Landesbibliothek. Ms. Kat. Israel Anhang 28. Duets for 2 viols, in tablature (photocopy) 

192. Kassel. Landesbibliothek. Ms. Kat. Israel Anhang 8. 

193. Guildford, Monument Room. Ms. LM 1083/91/35 Lyra viol tablature. Ms. Copy with notes by Gordon Dowd (photocopy) 

194. Lidl, Andreas. 6 sonatas for viola da gamba and violoncello (Paris, Bib. Nat. Ms. Vm7 6298) (photocopy)

195. Lidl, Andreas. 3 sonatas for viola da gamba and violoncello (Paris, Bib. Nat. Ms. Vm. 2742) (photocopy) 

200. Lidl, Andreas. 6 trios for violin, viola da gamba, and violoncello (Paris, Bib. Nat. Ms. Vm7 6300.) (photocopy) OVERSIZE 2 

196. Lidl, Andreas. 6 trios for violin, viola da gamba, and violoncello (Paris, Bib. Nat. Ms. Vm7 6300. Parts) (photocopy) 

199. Lidl, Andreas. 6 divertimenti for viola, viola da gamba and basso (violoncello) (Paris, Bib. Nat. Ms. Vm7 6301.) (photocopy) OVERSIZE 2

197. Lidl, Andreas. 6 divertimenti for viola, viola da gamba and basso (violoncello) (Paris, Bib. Nat. Ms. Vm7 6301. Parts) (photocopy)

198. Lidl, Andreas. 3 sonatas for viola da gamba and violoncello (Paris, Bib. Nat. Ms. Vm7 6298) (olim VM 2742) (photocopy) OVERSIZE 2

201. Kassel. Landesbibliothek Ms. 40 Mus. 108. Index and concordance by Gordon Dodd. (photocopy)

202. Kelz, Matthias. Epidigma harmoniae novae, 1649. Parts. (photocopy) OVERSIZE 2

203. Lund. Universitatsbibliothek. Ms. G. 35. (photocopy) 

204. Lund. Universitatsbibliothek. Ms. G.28. (photocopy)

205. Lund. Universitatsbibliothek. Ms. G. 28 (Ms. copy with catalog). (photocopy)

206. Simpson, Christopher. [The monthes] ; [The seasons] (Bodleian Library MS Mus. Sch. c.54-57) (26418-26421) (photocopy) OVERSIZE 2

 

 

Compiled by Jason Paras, June 1977
Revised by Ray Heigemeir, November 2006

Curator

Mimi Tashiro

Music Bibliographer