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Music manuscripts

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Sumer is icumen in

The best-known English medieval song

Old Hall manuscript

Choir book of the 15th century

Henry Purcell (1659-1695)

An anthem for the Coronation of James II

George Frideric Handel (1685-1759)

The 'Amen Chorus' from Messiah

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

The Well-tempered Clavier, Book II

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)

Thematic Catalogue, with his notes from 1784 until his death

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)

Sketches for the Sixth Symphony - the 'Pastoral'

Franz Schubert (1797-1828)

The beautiful song 'An die Musik'

Edward Elgar (1857-1934)

From the famous 'Enigma' Variations

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