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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

MS. Mus. d. 52

  • Request

'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.


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


107 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Italian


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


9 1/8 × 11 7/8 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom