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Italian madrigals. Three part-books (Contratenor, Tenor and Bassus) from a set of five, early 17th cent.

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MSS. Tenbury 366-368

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This set of books was repaired in 1922 at the British Museum when fresh backs had to be provided although the original covers were retained.

In all the parts the opening phrase of the words alone is given with the music. ‘The names of the composers are stated for fewer than half the works.

Contents:
  1. (fol. 1) Ohimè ch'era
  2. (fol. 1v) Dittes maitresse
  3. (fol. 2v) Se voi set' il me
  4. (fol. 3v) Hor lieto
  5. (fol. 4v) La tua cara (pars 1 et 2)
  6. (fol. 6v) S'hai tua crudell
  7. (fol. 7v) Amorosa
  8. (fol. 8v) Cy ie ne plais
  9. (fol. 9) Non mi fuggir (pars 1)
  10. (fol. 9v) Non vedi (pars 2)
  11. (fol. 10v) Zefiro
  12. (fol. 11v) Scoprirò l'ardor
  13. (fol. 12v) Se voi siete
  14. (fol. 13v) O tu ch'ale
  15. (fol. 14v) Già non fia
  16. (fol. 15v) Poi ch'io non
  17. (fol. 16v) Non mirar
  18. (fol. 17) Donna se voi. Benedetto Pallavicino
  19. (fol. 17v) Ardi e gela. Hans Leo Hassler
  20. (fol. 18v) Dolce mia pastorella. H. Baccasi
  21. (fol. 19v) Tu pur ti parti. B. Pallavicino
  22. (fol. 20v) Filli tu pur cei. B. Pallavicino
  23. (fol. 21v) Che pur voi
  24. (fol. 22v) Udite amanti
  25. (fol. 23v) Pur tu mi chami
  26. (fol. 24v) Ben a ragion
  27. (fol. 25) Liquide perle. Luca Marenzio
  28. (fol. 25v) Quelle rose. Felice Anerio
  29. (fol. 26) Vaga ghirlanda. Gregor Aichinger
  30. (fol. 26v) Arte mi siano. B. Pallavicino
  31. (fol. 27v) La bella cacciatrice. Alfonso Preti
  32. (fol. 28v) Quand je voi. Cornelius Verdonck
  33. (fol. 29v) La belle que je faire. Cornelius Verdonck
  34. (fol. 30v) Fuce donques (pars 1 et 2). Cornelius Verdonck
  35. (fol. 32v) Deggio dunque. Luca Marenzio
  36. (fol. 33v) Natura non me
  37. (fol. 34v) Con che suavità [Pallavicino]
  38. (fol. 35v) O chi quella
  39. (fol. 36v) Dolce alpestre
  40. (fol. 37v) Voi che già
  41. (fol. 38v) Che nova cintia
  42. (fol. 39) Ma maggior
  43. (fol. 40v) Ben le alme
  44. (fol. 41) Chi vi mira. Benedetto Pallavicino
  45. (fol. 41v) Io se qua. Giulio Eremita
  46. (fol. 42v) O vaga tortorclla. Giulio Eremita
  47. (fol. 43v) Dolce mia cara
  48. (fol. 44v) La mia bella
  49. (fol. 45v) Scoprir un picciol
  50. (fol. 46v) Mentre che qui
  51. (fol. 47v) Non mirar
  52. (fol. 48v) Rimaser le parole. Joan Croce
  53. (fol. 49) Donna l'ardente (pars 1 et 2)
  54. (fol. 50v) Signor la vostra
  55. (fol. 51v) Nel più fiorito
  56. (fol. 52v) Halaura
  57. (fol. 53v) Haimè le guancie
  58. (fol. 54v) Hor veggio
  59. (fol. 55v) Al fin le braccia. Orazio Colombano
  60. (fol. 56v) Dunalgio

Dates

  • early 17th cent.

Extent

3 part-books

Shelfmark

MSS. Tenbury 366-368

Custodial History

Formerly owned by Edward Paston of Norfolk.

Related Materials

Three of the five part-books, MSS. Tenbury 364-368.

Bibliography

  • Philip Brett, ‘Edward Paston (1550-1630): a Norfolk gentleman and his musical collection’, Transactions of the Cambridge Bibliographical Society , vol. 4, no. 1 (1964), pp. 51–69.

Dimensions

8 1/4 x 4 3/4 inches obl.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Contact:
Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom