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Italian cantatas by Antonio Caldara, Francesco Mancini and Carlo Francesco Cesarini

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MS. Mus. d. 266

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Italian cantatas by Antonio Caldara, Francesco Mancini and Carlo Francesco Cesarini, partly autographs. Probably written between 1708 and 1716. On uniform paper, and probably compiled as a presentation volume, despite the presence of three hands.

a (fols. 3-16v) 'L'Arianna. Cantata a voce sola. Musica del Sigr. Antonio Caldara'. Begins: Ebra d'amor fuggia. For soprano and continuo. Music apparently autograph, title-page and text in the hand of Francesco Lanciani.

b (fols. 19-91v) 'Cantata à tre voci con V.V. e corni da caccio del Sigr. Antonio Caldara'. Begins: Nice, lascia d'amar'. For 2 sopranos, contralto, 2 horns, 2 violins, cello and continuo. Autograph.

c (fols. 93-106) 'L'Arianna. Del Sigr. Mancini'. Begins: Ebra d'amor fuggia. For soprano and continuo. In the hand of Francesco Lanciani.

d (fols. 107-116v) 'Cantata a voce sola. Del Sigr. Carlo Cesarini'. Begins: Già gl'angelli canori. For soprano and continuo. Anonymous copyist.

e (fols. 117-32v) 'L'Arianna. Cantata à voce sola. Del Sigr. Mancini'. Begins: Chefai di questo scoglio misera habitatrice. For soprano and continuo. In the hand of Francesco Lanciani.

f (fols. 133-140v) 'L'amante muto. Cantata à voce sola, parole dell' èmmmo. Sigr. Card[in]àle Panfilio, musica del Sigr. Mancini'. Begins: Dorme la rosa. For soprano and continuo. In the same anonymous hand as (d).

Dates

  • [1708-1716]

Extent

142 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Italian

Preferred Citation

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Shelfmark:

MS. Mus. d. 266

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 15981

Abstract

Italian cantatas by Antonio Caldara, Francesco Mancini and Carlo Francesco Cesarini. Partly autograph, [1708-1716].

Biographical / Historical

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

Francesco Mancini (1672-1737) was an Italian composer. See Grove Music Online for further details.

Carlo Francesco Cesarini (1666-1741) was an Italian composer. See Grove Music Online for further details.

Custodial History

Owned 1787 by Thomas Bever, All Souls College, Oxford, being a present from Mrs Hamilton, from the collection of her father, the organist John Keeble (c 1711-1786). Purchased by 'W.H.' at the sale of Bever's collection in 1798. Subsequently donated to the Music Faculty Library (previous shelfmark: M.S.L. 18. d. 1. (Misc. 6)).

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred from the Music Faculty Library to the Bodleian, 1995.

Physical Facet

18th-cent. half calf with marbled paper covered boards (restored).

Dimensions

Oblong quarto
Title
Italian cantatas by Antonio Caldara, Francesco Mancini and Carlo Francesco Cesarini
Status
Published
Date
EAD version 2019
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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