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Francesco Gasparini's oratorio 'Judith de Holoferne triumphans'

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MS. Mus. Sch. e. 383

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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.

Dates

  • [1690s?]

Extent

95 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Italian

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Mus. Sch. e. 383, fols. 1-2].
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Shelfmark:

MS. Mus. Sch. e. 383

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 17372

Abstract

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.

Custodial History

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.

Physical Facet

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.

Dimensions

Oblong quarto
Title
Francesco Gasparini's oratorio 'Judith de Holoferne triumphans'
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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