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'1st Book', 'J. Woolfe', Date not recorded at time of cataloguing

MS. Mus. d. 250

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Keyboard arrangements, in an English hand, of various operatic arias, by G. Bononcini, Handel, and others. The same hand wrote in MSS. d. 251-253.

(fols. 1v-3) 'E bello il pensiero'

(fols. 3v-6) 'Tu solo solo sei'

(fols. 6v-8) 'Pur dicesti' from 'Armenius' (not Handel's 'Arminio')

From G. Bononcini's 'Astarto':

(fols. 8v-10v) 'Oh quanto'

(fols. 11v-14) 'Sai pur s'io'

(fols. 14v-16) 'Mio caro ben'

(fols. 16v-19v) 'Amante sposa'

(fols. 20-23v) 'Care pupille'

(fols. 24-26) 'No piu non bramo'

(fols. 26v-29) 'Cosi fedele'

(fols. 29v-32v) [G. M. Orlandini]: 'Si sol la mia morte', [from 'Arsace']

(fols. 33-36) [Handel]: 'A chi vince', [from 'Muzio Scevola'. HWV 13/12a]

(fols. 36v-39v) [Handel]: 'Pupille sdegnose', [from 'Muzio Scevola'. HWV 13/3]

(fols. 40v-42) [G. Bononcini]: 'Cogliero', [from 'Astarto']

(fols. 43-45v) [Handel]: 'Se risolvi', [from 'Floridante'. HWV 14/24]

(fols. 46-49) [Handel]: 'Si coronar voglio', [from 'Floridante'. HWV 14/31]

(fols. 49v-54) [G. Bononcini]: 'Dille dille', [from 'Crispo']

(fols. 54v-58) Anon: 'Un vezzo'

(fols. 58v-62) [Handel]: 'Gode l'alma', [from 'Floridante'. HWV 14/14a]

(fols. 64v-65) Anon. fragment: '... e son quell augeletto'

(fols. 65v) Anon: 'Sinf[onia]'


  • Date not recorded at time of cataloguing


73 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Mus. d. 250

Other Finding Aids

RISM 800227324

Physical Facet

Watermarks: fleur-de-lys, countermark CDG, resembling Heawood 1533. Ruling 4 staves, red marginal ruling. Binding: calf, gold ornamented fillets, gold leaf-edges.


Oblong 6°

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom