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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)

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MS. Mus. c.372

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Basso continuo part for organ (figured bass) for Bassani's Op. 5 copied in England by one hand, late 17th or early 18th cent.

Dates

  • late 17th-early 18th cent.

Extent

16 Leaves

Language of Materials

Italian, English

Preferred Citation

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Shelfmark:

MS. Mus. c.372

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 16650

Overview

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).

Related Materials

Published instrumental parts, Sinfonie a due, e trè instromenti, con il basso continuo per l'organo ... opera quinta (Bologna: per Giacomo Monti, 1683), are [MS] Mus. Sch. E.469 (a-d).

Physical Facet

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.

Dimensions

Upright folio
Title
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)
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2019 by Hannah Jordan and Margaret Czepiel
Language of description
English

Repository Details

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