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First violin part of twelve 18th century ‘Overtures’, copied in Italy

 Single Item
MS. Johnson Mus d.19

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'Overtures' include:

  1. Filts [Anton Filtz]. A ma. Allegro, Andante, Minnetto, Presto. Fols. 1v-4.
  2. Piccini. D ma. Allegro, Andante con moto, Presto. Fols. 4v-6.
  3. Piccini. G ma. Spiritoso, Andante, Presto. Fols. 6v-8.
  4. Guglielmi. D ma. Allegro, Andante, Allegro. Fols. 8v-10.
  5. Sarti. C ma. Allegro assai, Andante amoroso, Allegro assai. Fols. 10v-12.
  6. Sacchini. D ma. [Overture to Semiramide] Allegro con brio, Andante, Allegro assai. Fols. 12v-14.
  7. Sacchini. D ma. Allegro con moto, Andantino, Allegro. Fols. 14v-16.
  8. Schmid. F ma. Allegro, Andante cantabile, Presto. Fols. 16v-19.
  9. Misliwceh. C ma. Allegro assai, Andante, Presto. Fols. 19v-21.
  10. Digne. D ma. Allegro vivace, Allegretto, Presto assai. Fols. 21v-23.
  11. Danesi. D ma. Allegro, Allegretto vivace, Allegro. Fols. 23v-26.
  12. Anfossi. D ma. Con spirit, Allegretto con moto, Con spirit. Fols. 26v-28v.


  • Creation: 1760-1799


1 box

Language of Materials

  • Italian

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MS. Johnson Mus d.19

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 22672


First violin part of twelve 18th century ‘Overtures’

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Physical Facet

Large oblong 4◦, i + 29 leaves: 8 quires, 1-4⁴, 5², 6-7⁴, 8²; watermark Fleur de lys within double circle, not in Heawood. Ruled with 10 staves, red marginal ruling. Binding quarter calf and printed paper on boards. ‘I Violino Overture’ is written within an engraved border (‘Carloni del., Bombelli sculp.?) on a sheet pasted to the front cover. Indexed by an English owner on fol. i.

EAD version 2023 by Miranda Scarlata
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Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom