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Two vocal part-books from a set, 'Canto Chorus 1st' and 'Canto Chorus 2nd'

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Two voice parts for mainly a selection of and from early operas.

Dates

  • 18th cent.

Extent

0.22 Linear metres (2 boxes)

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark, e.g. MS. Mus. d.170].
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MSS. Mus. d.170-171

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 16709

Abstract

Two vocal parts from a set, 'Canto Chorus 1st' and 'Canto Chorus 2nd', 18th cent.

Biographical / Historical

Giovanni Battista Pergolesi (1710-1736 was a composer. See Grove Music Online for further details.

Henry Purcell (1659-1695) was a composer and organist. See Grove Music Online for further details.

George Frideric Handel (1685-1759) was a composer. See Grove Music Online for further details.

Custodial History

Printed labels on back covers 'Music Room, Oxford'.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Given by the Warden and Fellows of New College, 1919.
Title
Two part-books from a set, 'Canto Chorus 1st' and 'Canto Chorus 2nd'
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2019 by Hannah Jordan and Margaret Czepiel
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Contact:
Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom