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About 165 pieces in 37 cantate. Among the composers named are Giovanni Bononcini, Antonio Caldara, and Alessandro Scarlatti

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MS. Mus. Sch. D. 223

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'Racolta di molte Cantate di diuersi Autorij appartenente alla Signora Isabella Aubert [the last two words nearly erased] Anno 1714', about 165 pieces in 37 cantate. Among the composers named are Giovanni Bononcini (p. 41, etc.), Antonio Caldara (p. 112, etc.), and Alessandro Scarlatti (p. 157, etc.). Some inferior engraved ornaments and scenes are pasted on p. i and the cover opposite.

Dates

  • Written early in the 18th cent.

Extent

317 pages

Language of Materials

  • Italian

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Mus. Sch. D. 223, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Mus. Sch. D. 223

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 20664

Abstract

About 165 pieces in 37 cantate. Among the composers named are Giovanni Bononcini, Antonio Caldara, and Alessandro Scarlatti.

Biographical / Historical

Giovanni Bononcini (1670-1747) was a composer and cellist. See the Grove Music Online for further details.

Antonio Caldara (1671-1736) was a composer. See the Grove Music Online for further details.

Alessandro Scarlatti (1660-1725) was a composer, generally considered the founder of the Neapolitan school of 18th-century opera. See the Grove Music Online for further details.

Other Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. V, no. 26489

Hake catalogue (c.1855) no. 82

Custodial History

Owned later in the 18th century by 'R, Courtivill junior in Bury Street, St James', London.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Acquisition details unknown.

Physical Facet

On paper. Bound in 1711, in dark leather with gilt ornament and 'ISABELLA AVBERT', but the names have been nearly erased and 'C. A. V. S.' substituted.
Title
About 165 pieces in 37 cantate. Among the composers named are Giovanni Bononcini, Antonio Caldara, and Alessandro Scarlatti
Status
Completed
Author
EAD version 2021 by Hannah Jordan
Date
EAD version 2021
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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