A Lesson Set (The Organist of Durham)

Sheet Music


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General Information

Work Title A Lesson Set by the Organist of Durham
Alternative. Title
Composer The Organist of Durham
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IT 1
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1730's?
Librettist This piece could have been written by James Heseltine who was organist of Durham Cathedral from 1711 to 1763.
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation harpsichord or other keyboards

Misc. Comments

This piece is found in one of the many manuscripts of the Handel/Coke collection. The manuscript dates from 1714. It may be the work of James Haseltine who became organist at the catherdral in 1711, but so far there is no way of knowing for sure.