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Giovanni Battista Bassani: Op. 8, Metri Sacri Resi Armonici

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MS. Mus. d. 207

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'Bassani's Songs Scord', i.e. Metri sacri resi armonici in motetti a voce sola con violini... da Gio. Battista Bassani... opera ottava scored from part books published in Bologna (1690), for which see Richard Haselbach, Giovanni Battista Bassani. Werkkatalog, diss. Z├╝rich, 1954, p. 29. 12 motets: 4 for Soprano, 4 for Alto and 4 for Bass with accompaniment of 2 violins and continuo. Score written by one variable hand, early 18th cent., possibly Henry Aldrich (1648-1710).


  • Creation: early 18th cent.


80 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English
  • Italian

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MS. Mus. d. 207

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 16721


Score of Giovanni Battista Bassani's Op. 8, 'Metri Sacri Resi Armonici', early 18th cent.

Biographical / Historical

Giovanni Battista Bassani (1650-1716) was a composer, violinist and organist. See Grove Music Online for further details.

Other Finding Aids

RISM 800226849

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought, 1939.

Physical Facet

Calf binding with red leather label lettered in gold. Label on spine '254' with a line and '2' beneath it.

Giovanni Battista Bassani: Op. 8, Metri Sacri Resi Armonici
EAD version 2019 by Hannah Jordan and Margaret Czepiel
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Weston Library
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