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Compositions for voice with accompaniment by Handel

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MS. Don. c. 69

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Compositions for voice with accompaniment by Handel:
  1. Fols. 1-3v. Cantata 'Deh Lasciate', holograph, printed from this manuscript in Handel-Gesellschaft 50 (Leipzig, 1887), 44-7
  2. Fols. 6-27. six songs, copied by Christopher Smith the elder and altered by Handel; five are from the part of Teofane in Ottone, printed op. cit. 56 (1881), here transposed down a fourth or fifth; the sixth, 'Doppo l'ombre d'un fiero sospetto', in F, is from the lengthened version of Floridante, 1733, printed op. cit. 55 (1876), 19, where this song is in B flat
  3. Fols. 29-30v. cantata 'O fuggito Amore', holograph, printed from this manuscript, op. cit. 51 (1887), 171-2. ['O fuggito amore' lacks the final aria 'E troppo bella', which is now in the British Library, Zweig Ms. 36. This too was owned by Dragonetti and Novello, moking it very likely that it (and proudly fols. 6-27) were also of the same provenance.

Dates

  • c. 1733-1887

Extent

32 Leaves

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Don. c. 69, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Don. c. 69

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 16541, 7256

Overview

Compositions for voice with accompaniment by Handel, c. 1733-1887

Biographical / Historical

George Frideric Handel, 1685-1759, was a German composer.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Fols. 1-3 owned by Domenico Dragonetti and Vincent Novello; fols. 1-28 were bought by the Friends of the Bodleian from T. W. Bourne, who gave fols. 29-30, 1948. See F.O.B. Annual Report, 1948, p.3.
Title
Compositions for voice with accompaniment by Handel
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2019 by Alice Whichelow
Language of description
English

Repository Details

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