Francesco Gasparini's oratorio 'Judith de Holoferne triumphans'
Francesco Gasparini's oratorio 'Judith de Holoferne triumphans' which was first performed on 25 March 1689 at the Arciconfraternita del Santissimo Crocifisso church in Rome. Score copied by two professional Italian hands.
- Creation: [1690s?]
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Mus. Sch. e. 383, fols. 1-2].
MS. Mus. Sch. e. 383
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 17372
Score of Francesco Gasparini's oratorio 'Judith de Holoferne triumphans' [Iudith de Olopherne triumphans], copied by two professional Italian hands.
Biographical / Historical
Francesco Gasparini (1661-1727) was an Italian composer and teacher. See Grove Music Online for further details.
Other Finding Aids
Robert Hake, [Catalogue of the Music School Collection], c 1850-1855. No. LXXIII.
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. 26477.
This item is part of the Music School collection of printed and manuscript music, which was originally bequeathed to the University of Oxford by William Heather (c 1563-1627), and gradually added to until the end of the 18th century.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The collection was transferred to the Bodleian in 1885.
Quires usually of 4, numbered 1-23. Watermark, two distinct Fleurs de Lys. Ruling, 8 5-lined staves. Formerly in white paper covers; bound in 1886.
- Francesco Gasparini's oratorio 'Judith de Holoferne triumphans'
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