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Book containing 'Chamber Duets, Odes of Anacreon, and Cantatas, in Italian; compos'd by Dr Green', written in the 18th cent. partly by M. Greene and W. Boyce

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MS. Mus. d. 52

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'Many of them in his own handwriting and the rest chiefly in Dr Boyces hand, while he was a pupil of Dr Green's. Purchas'd out of Dr Boyce's Sale by Phil: Hayes.'. Comprises:
  1. (fols. 2, 84). Five Duets ('Non piangete', 'Non so con dolce', 'Quanto mai felice', 'O Libera'; 'Rapide si volate.)'
  2. (fols. 18, 90). Ten Cantatas ('O Pastori', 'Quanto contenta', 'Nel tuo foglio', 'Solitudine campestre', 'Non te lo dissigia, ; 'Veggio la cara', 'Al ventilar dell' ora'; 'Mille volte', 'Quanto grata', 'Ninfa vezzosa': possibly a few more)
  3. (fol. 62). Anacreon, odes 1, 4, 6, 15, 16, 20-23, 26, 30, 34, 37, 38, in Italian.
fols. 2-47, 84-89, 100-end may be in Greene's hand, and fols. 48-83 in Boyce's.

Dates

  • written in the 18th cent. partly by M. Greene and W. Boyce

Extent

107 Leaves

Language of Materials

Italian

Shelfmark

MS. Mus. d. 52

Other Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. IV, no. 16757

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

9 1/8 × 11 7/8 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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