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'Sonatas a 2 violini con Violone'

 Single Item
MS. Mus. e. 39

  • Request

Violone part only of 9 sonatas by Finger, Giovanni Pietro Franchi, Giuseppe Torrelli, Johann Christoph Pez, and Carlo Cailo.

  1. (fol. 1) Mr. [Gottfried] Finger in F major.
  2. (fol. 2) Sgr. [Giovanni] Pietro Franchi in D major.
  3. (fols. 3-4) Sgr. [Giovanni] Pietro Franchi in D minor.
  4. (Fols. 4v-5v) Sgr. [Giuseppe] Torrelli [sic] in D major.
  5. (fols. 6-7) Sgr. [Giuseppe] Torrelli [sic] in E minor.
  6. (fols. 7-9) Mr. [Johann Christoph] Pez in A major.
  7. (fols. 9v-10) Monsr. [Johann Christoph] Pez in C minor.
  8. (fols. 11v-12) Sgr. [Gian] Carlo Cailo in G minor.
  9. (fol. 13) [Johann Christoph] Pez. One movement, 3/2 in A major.


  • Creation: [early 18th cent.]


15 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Italian

Preferred Citation

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MS. Mus. e. 39

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 16770


'Sonatas a 2 violini con Violone', [early 18th cent.].

Biographical / Historical

Biographical details unknown.

Other Finding Aids

RISM 800273663

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought at Sotheby's, part of lot 418 in sale of 2 May 1970.

Physical Facet

Watermark, Coat of Arms; counter-mark, A [heart] RIBEROLLE (?). 8 staves, no marginal ruling. Faded pink silk ribbon ties in addition to stiching. Bought at Sotheby's, part of lot 418 in sale of 2. v. 70. i + 14 leaves: originally 12 leaves sewn as a single gathering within a paper wrapper (now foliated i and 14). An extra leaf (fol. 13) of the same paper, written by the same hand, was enclosed loose.


Upright small quarto

'Sonatas a 2 violini con Violone'
EAD version 2019 by Hannah Jordan and Margaret Czepiel
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Repository Details

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Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom