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Collection of about three hundred waltzes for pianoforte, with other dances and airs

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MS. Mus. d. 180

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Copied by Lady William Somerset (1790-1843) for her sister Mary-Ann Keogh (née Molyneux), x + 184 pages. Includes 11 waltzes by W. A. Mozart, 'Mozart's Waltz' by C. D. von Dittersdorf, 3 waltzes by Maedel (pseudonym?), etc.

Indexed, waltzes pp. i-x, dances pp. 178-179, airs p. 180.

Dates

  • early 19th cent

Extent

194 pages

Preferred Citation

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Shelfmark:

MS. Mus. d. 180

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 16717

Overview

Collection of about three hundred waltzes for pianoforte, with other dances and airs, early 19th cent.

Biographical / Historical

Biographical details unknown.

Custodial History

Given by Mrs Keogh in 1838 to Lady William's daughter, Carry F. E. Somerset (1815-42). Owned in 1862 by Carry Somerset's sister, Emily G. E. Newcomb. Owned in 1864 by their brother, Boscawen J. G. H. Somerset.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Given to the Library in 1935 by W. H. B. Somerset.
Title
Collection of about three hundred waltzes for pianoforte
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2019 by Hannah Jordan and Margaret Czepiel
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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