Skip to main content

Vocal music. Selections. Vocal score: MU.441

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Vocal music. Selections. Vocal score
The vocal works. Vol. 3. composed by G.F. Handel, arranged for the organ or piano forte, by John Clarke of Cambridge.


Composer.: Handel, George Frideric
Engraver.: Cooke, George
Arranger.: Clarke-Whitfeld, John
Engraver.: Cooke, George,
Illustrator: Taylor, Isaac (writer)
Illustrator.: Uwins, Thomas
Engraver: Taylor, Isaac, II



For solo voices, chorus and piano or organ.
Title pages for the volume and for each work.
Each title page has an illustration: Volume: "Handel [after the Louis Fran├žois Roubiliac statue] / George Cooke, sc." ; Acis & Galatea: "Dance & sport the hours away / drawn by Uwins ; engraved by Isaac Taylor"; Saul: "Tomorrow shalt thou and thy songs be with me / drawn by Isaac Taylor jun.r, engraved by Isaac Taylor, sen.r" ; Te Deum & Jubilate: "Heaven and Earth are full of thy glory / Engraved by Isaac Taylor from a drawing by Isaac Taylor jun.r"
"T. Uwins" is listed as one of the contributing artists in the prospectus for the second series, issued in 1812.
p.[74-75] between Dettingen Te Deum and Jubilate are blank.
Includes table of contents on the last unnumbered page of each score.
Wholly engraved.
Acis and Galatea probably published ca. 1809.
Saul probably published ca. 1810.
Dettingem Te Deum and a Grand Jubilate probably published ca. 1810.
English words.
Staff notation.
Provenance: Founder's bequest, 1816. Not inscribed but probably the part of the "Handel's works. 52 nos. in sheets. Dr. Clarke's Edition" listed in Bartleman's catalogue of the Bequest (MU.1452).
Received unbound. Bound in half calf with blind double lined edges and cloth imitation marbled sides, in approximately 1890.
Former shelfmarks: 1.F.3 and 29.H. cupboard.
Acis and Galatea -- Saul -- Dettingem Te Deum and a Grand Jubilate [Utrecht].

Measurements and weight

1 vocal score (3 volumes in 1: [2] leaves, 94, [1] pages ; [1] leaf, 170, [1] pages ; [1] leaf, 2-113, [1] pages) ; 40 cm

At the moment, this record does not display units or type of measurements. We will rectify this as soon as possible.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1816) by Fitzwilliam, Richard, 7th Viscount


Production date: ca. AD 1810 : London : S.J. Button & J Whitaker, [approximately 1810]

Identification numbers

Accession number: MU.441
Primary reference Number: 278739
ALMA control 001: 994172903803606
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Tuesday 15 December 2020 Updated: Monday 25 January 2021 Last processed: Tuesday 8 August 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Manuscripts and Printed Books

Citation for print

This record can be cited in the Harvard Bibliographic style using the text below:

The Fitzwilliam Museum (2024) "Vocal music. Selections. Vocal score" Web page available at: Accessed: 2024-07-18 06:54:52

Citation for Wikipedia

To cite this record on Wikipedia you can use this code snippet:

{{cite web|url= |title=Vocal music. Selections. Vocal score |author=The Fitzwilliam Museum|accessdate=2024-07-18 06:54:52|publisher=The University of Cambridge}}

API call for this record

To call these data via our API (remember this needs to be authenticated) you can use this code snippet:

Sign up for updates

Updates about future exhibitions and displays, family activities, virtual events & news. You'll be the first to know...