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Collection of French songs, with a printed Italian operatic excerpt by L. Savi

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MS. Mus. d. 302

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Volume of French songs, in early 19th-century copies by two different hands (fols. 1-6, 7-8v), with a printed Italian operatic excerpt at the end from Caterina di Cleves by Luigi Savi (1803-1842).
  1. (fols. 1-6) Albert Grisar: 'Au nom du père. Romance. Paroles de Mr. Edouard Chierry'. For soprano and piano. Decorative printed portmanteau title-page with imprint 'Copisteria e magazzino di musica, Strada Trinitá de' Spagnoli ... a Toledo';
  2. (fol. 7) [Nicolas Dalayrac]: 'Air de Philippe et Georgette'. For soprano and guitar. Words by J. M. Boutet de Monvel. Begins: O! ma Georgette;
  3. (fol. 7v) [Edmée Sophie Gail]: Ni jamais, ni toujours. For soprano and guitar;
  4. (fol. 8) [Anon.]: 'La bergère'. For soprano and guitar. Begins: À peine eus-je atteint l'âge;
  5. (fol. 8v) [Anon.]: 'L'hirondelle et le proscrit'. For soprano and guitar. Begins: Pourquoi me fair sagère hirondèle'. [Not the version by F. F. Huber]

Dates

  • early 19th century

Extent

8 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • French
  • Italian

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark, e.g. MS. Mus. d. 302, fols. 1-2].
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Shelfmark:

MS. Mus. d. 302

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 16046

Abstract

Collection of French songs, in early 19th-century copies, with printed Italian operatic excerpt by L. Savi.

Biographical / Historical

Albert Grisar (1808-1869) was a Belgian composer, mainly active in Paris. See Grove Music Online for further details.

Nicolas-Marie Dalayrac (1753-1809) was a French composer. See Grove Music Online for further details.

(Edmée) Sophie Gail, née Garre (1775-1819) was a French singer and composer. See Grove Music Online for further details.

Custodial History

Robert Bridges (stamp 'Robert Bridges: O.U. Music Students Library').

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred from the Faculty of Music, 2002.

Physical Facet

8 leaves (manuscript portion only); 9-10 staves to a page. The leaves are disbound presumably from a larger volume. Fols. 7-8 have been cropped with some loss of text.
Title
Collection of early 19th-century French songs
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