'10 Sonate à 3. G. Avitrano Neopolitano'
Manuscript copy of the Sonatas for 2 violins, cello and organ by Giuseppe Antonio Avitrano, op. 1, as published in Naples by M.L. Muzio in 1697.
Violin 1, fols. 2v-9v; violin 2, fols. 26v-41; violoncello obbligato, fols. 46v-61v; organ, fols. 68v-83. A note on fol. 1 reads 'All play'd and corre[cte]d'.
- Creation: early 18th cent.
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Mus. Sch. e. 427, fols. 1-2].
MS. Mus. Sch. e. 427 (Former reference: Music School B. 4. 31)
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 17379
G. Avitrano. 10 sonatas, op. 1 (as published, Naples: M.L. Muzio, 1697), early 18th cent.
Biographical / Historical
Giuseppe Antonio Avitrano (?1670-1756) was an Italian composer and violinist. See Grove Music Online for further details.
Other Finding Aids
Robert Hake, [Catalogue of the Music School Collection], c 1850-1855. No. CXXXIII.
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. 26562.
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.
4 instrumental parts in one volume, iv + 88 leaves. Each part on a single quire. Watermark, Fleur de Lys, countermark IV. Ruling, 10 5-lined staves, red marginal ruling. Grey paper covers.
- '10 Sonate à 3. G. Avitrano Neopolitano'
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