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Arcangelo Corelli's Sonatas op. 1 and op. 2

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Arcangelo Corelli's Sonatas op. 1 and 2 for 2 violins, bass and basso continuo. Each of the four divisions of the two volumes contains parts for one instrument.

Dates

  • early 18th cent.

Extent

2 physical shelfmarks (0.22 linear metres)

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark, e.g. MS. Mus. Sch. c. 75, fols. 1-2].
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Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Mus. Sch. c. 75-76

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 17303

Abstract

Arcangelo Corelli's Sonatas op. 1 and 2 for 2 violins, bass and basso continuo, early 18th cent.

Biographical / Historical

Arcangelo Corelli (1653-1713) was a composer and violinist. See Grove Music Online for further details.

Thomas Britton (1644-1714) was a patron of music and amateur musician. See Grove Music Online for further details.

Other Finding Aids

Robert Hake, [Catalogue of the Music School Collection], c 1850-1855. No. XLIV-XLV.

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. 26440-26441.

Custodial History

The Music School collection of printed and manuscript music 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. The present items were owned by Thomas Britton.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The collection was transferred to the Bodleian in 1885.

Dimensions

Upright folio
Title
Arcangelo Corelli's Sonatas op. 1 and op. 2
Status
Published
Date
EAD version 2019
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