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Box 606683980


Contains 2 Results:


Miscellaneous short compositions by Beckford, and sketches mainly in his hand, 1781-1803

Comprises: (fols. 1-2v) 'Marche' in F major for 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 horns and 2 bassoons (a single line, but marked 'fagotti'), in the hand of an amanuensis, dated 'Fev. 1781' (fols. 3-5) 'To the ocean now I fly', song for soprano/tenor, chorus and instruments (words by John Milton) (fol. 5v rev.) 'Notturno', duet, beg. 'Ah che da me lontana', and (fol. 6 rev.)…
Shelfmark: MS. Beckford c. 62/1
Extents: 75 Leaves
Dates: 1781-1803

Miscellaneous sketches, 1788-91

Comprises: (fols. 1-2) piano and vocal pieces, four of them dated between 7 August 1788 and 25 Oct. 1790, three marked 'Paris', including sketches for 'Cinto il crin di Faustia', Paris, 7 August 1788 (completed version, MS. Beckford c. 62/1, fols. 12-13) (fol. 3) keyboard sketch for a piece in C major involving oboe, Jan. 1789, with a fragment of another sketch (fols.…
Shelfmark: MS. Beckford c. 62/2
Extents: 5 Leaves
Dates: 1788-91