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G. F. Handel: 'Serse' [HWV 40], 18th cent.-19th cent.

MS. Mus. d. 221

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Score, iv + 257 pages.

18th-cent. copy, with recitatives omitted, probably copied from the score printed by Walsh, 1738. The different parts are indicated by the names of singers at the 1738 performance. The title page, pp. 49-52, and pp. 184-187 are in a later hand and were probably substituted at the time of binding, 19th cent.


  • 18th cent.-19th cent.


261 pages


MS. Mus. d. 221

Other Finding Aids

RISM 800226904

Custodial History

Previously owned by Henry Barrett Lennard (1836-1891).

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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