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A set of four part-books containing Italian madrigals, mid-17th cent.

MSS. Tenbury 973-976

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4 part-books bound in 1 volume, copied by George Jeffreys. A single part-book containing the basso continuo for many of the works here is MS. Tenbury 1273.

The folio numbers for individual items are indicated by Arabic numerals and the part-books are in Roman numerals.

A 2 voci:
  1. O misera Dorinda. [Turini] i, 1v
A 3 voci:
  1. Tu m'amassi. [Arrigoni] i, 3. ii, iii, 1
  2. Voi che per altri. [Merula] i, 3v. ii, iii, 1v
  3. Io d'altrui. [Grandi] i, 4. ii, iii, 2
  4. Questo dare vorrei. [Merula] i, 4v ii, iii, 2v
  5. Sempre terro. [Merula] i, 5v. ii, iii, 3v
  6. Piangea donna crudele. [Rovetta] i, 6. ii, iii, 4
  7. Quante volte giurai. [Rovetta] i, 6v. ii, iii, 4v
  8. Quella fede leal. [Rovetta] i, 7. ii, iii, 5v
  9. Ove ch'io vada. [Rovetta] i, 8. ii, iii, 6
A 4 voci:
  1. Usami pur Orgoglio. [Arrigoni] i, 9v. ii, 8. iii, 7v. iv, 1
  2. Stelle fulminatrici. [Arrigoni] i, 10. ii, 8v. iii, 8. iv, 1v
  3. Credetel voi. Giovanni Rovetta. i, 11. ii, 9. iii, 8v. iv, 2v
  4. Anime Pellegrine. Giovanni Rovetta. i, 11v. ii, 9v. iii, 9. iv, 3
  5. Udite amanti Giovanni Rovetta. i, 12. ii, 10. iii, 9v. iv, 3


  • mid-17th cent.


1 volume


MSS. Tenbury 973-976


  • Jonathan P. Wainwright, ‘George Jeffreys' copies of Italian music’, Royal Musical Association Research Chronicle , 23 (1990), pp. 109–124.


12 1/8 x 7 1/2 inches

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