G. B. Bassani: Organ part only (figured bass) of 12 sonatas, published as Op. 5, Sinfonie a due, e trè instromenti, con il basso continuo per l'organo ... (Bologna, 1683)
MS. Mus. c.372
Basso continuo part for organ (figured bass) for Bassani's Op. 5 copied in England by one hand, late 17th or early 18th cent.
- late 17th-early 18th cent.
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MS. Mus. c.372
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CMD ID 16650
Figured bass part for organ of 12 sonatas, published as Op. 5, Sinfonie a due, e trè instromenti, con il basso continuo per l'organo ... (Bologna, 1683), copied in late 17th or early 18th cent.
Biographical / Historical
Giovanni Battista Bassani (c 1650-1716) was a composer, violinist and organist. See the Grove Music Online for further details.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Bought at Sotheby's, 12 May 1970 (part of lot 418).
16 leaves in 2 gatherings: 1 (14), 2 (2). Ruled throughout, 12 staves to a page, no marginal ruling. Watermarks: Coat of Arms, somewhat resembling Heawood 430, no initials; the two last leaves are Pool's Cap, somewhat resembling Heawood 2009, and initial H'. Binding: canvas covered with marbled paper. 'O' in white, 'Organo' in black, on front cover.
- G. B. Bassani: 12 sonatas, published as Op. 5, 'Sinfonie a 2 e 3 Instromenti, con il Basso Continue per l'Organo' (Bologna, 1683). Organ part only (figured bass)
- EAD version 2019 by Hannah Jordan and Margaret Czepiel
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