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1. " Amor gioie mi porgi." f. 4b. 7. " Che vai pensando." f . 40b.

2. " Conservate, raddoppiate." f . 10. 8. " Caro autor." f. 47.

3. " Sono liete." f. 14. 9. "Tacete, ohime." f. 52.

4. " Troppo cruda, troppo fiera." 10. "Quando in calma ride il mare."
f. 18b. f. 59.

5. " Va, speme infida." f . 25b. 11. " Tanti strali." f . 05.

6. " A mirarvi io sono intento." f . 33b. 12. " Spero iudarno." f. 72b.

Additional 14226, If. 13, 120.

Paper ; first half of 18th cent. Oblong folio. See also below, under Songs.

Two CANTATAS for a soprano and a contralto, with figured bass for
harpsichord, in score. Anonymous.

1. "AUe piume, 6 bella." Imperfect \ 2. "Care pupille, addio." ff. 120-
at the end. ff. 13-15. I 123b.

Additional 29963, fi". 51-59b.

Paper ; first half of the 18th cent. Oblong folio. See also below, under
Operas (1712).

" In quelle Luci care " : Italian cantata for a soprano and a
bass, with a bass for violoncello or harpsichord, in score, by [M. A.]
Buononcini, " The Brother of him that was in England."

Additional 31491, passim.

Paper ; first half of 18th cent. Oblong folio. The MS. also contains sacred
Duets (vol. i, p. 174), and others from an Oratorio (p. 368), and from Operas
(described below).

Collection of Duets, etc., with basses, in many cases figured for
harpsichord, in score.

1. " Ben talora in Ciel." Anonymous. 2. "Mira, Dori." " Carlo Pietragrua "
f. 2. . (sc. C. L. P. Grua). f. 10.

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3. " Lontan dal suo Bene." By the
same. Sometimes attributed to
Steffani. f. 18.

4. " Chi solcar brama nel mare." By
the same. f. 26.

5. " Quanto care al cor." This and
the four following Duets are by
" Abbate Steffani." f . 30.

6. " Occhi, perche piangete." f. 82.

7. " Speranze del mio core." f. 38.

8. " E r amor un arciere." f. 39.

9. " Se pill d' una amo." f. 40.

10. "Col pensiero ui bacio." "Bene-
detto Marcello." f. 46.

11. "Piaugi, 6 core." "Bernardo
Sabadini." f, 52.

12. " Lontano dal mio bene." Anony-
mous, f . 58.

13. " Prigioniero, io chiudo in petto."
Anonymous, f. 66.

14. "A penare, o mio core." Begin-
ning only. In the same hand as the



preceding number, f . 72b.

15. "To mi parto, 6 cara." " Abbatte
Steffani." f . 73.

16. " Lidio mio." By the same. f. 77.

17. " Sapessi almen." This and the
two following Duets are described
as Cantatas. "Fran" Gasparini."
f.82.

18. "E pur uuole il Cielo." "Aless.
Scarlati." Sometimes attributed to

F. Durante, f. 92.

19. "E quando mai." Anonymous,
f. 102.

20. "La povera mia." " Stradella."
f. 110.

21. "Ahi, che in sentirlo." By the
same. f. 115.

22. " Non ti doler " : cauzonetta. "Clio.
Ant" Costa." f. 119.

23. " Chi d' Amor tra le catene." By

G. B. Buononcini. f. 147.



Additional 31594, f. 22b.

Paper ; first half of 18th cent. Oblong folio. See also below, under Operas.

DuETTiNO, beginning " Gia risplendc nel mio seno la speranza " ;
with a bass for harpsichord, in score. Anonymous. It follows an
aria by [? G. B.] Buononcini, and may possibly form the middle
movement of a short Italian cantata by him.



Additional 14223, if. 87, 88, 91.

Paper ; middle of 18th cent. Oblong folio. See also below, under Ojperas.
Three duets for soprano voices, in score, without accompaniment.



1. " Vn girar di dolci pupille." " Fran-
cesco Lecce." Aittograp]i(?). f. 87.

2. " Sospiri, volate sul cor del mio



ben." Anonymous, f. 88.
3. " Che pena barbara." Anonymous,
f. 91.



Additional 30840 ; 30841.

Paper ; ff. 107, 99. a.d. 1757. Oblong octavo. Belonged to Moreau and

afterwards to John Lodge Ellerton (bookplate).

"Recueil de Duo[s]. . . . En May, 1757." Without accompani-
ment. In two V(jlumes, of which the first contains the vipper part and
the second the lower. Anonymous. There are several gaps in the
lower part, single leaves being lost after ff. 22, 46, 51 and 63 ; and two
leaves after ff. 59, 99.



1. " Chantonsl'amour." i, ii, f. 8.

2. " Le langage des Soupirs. i, ii, f. 9.



3. "Pour mettre le Repos." i, ii, f. 9.

4. "Chasse I'Ennuy." i, ii, f.lO.



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5. " Cherissons vne chaiue si belle."
i, ii, f. 10b.

6. "Vuidons les pots et la Bouteille."
i, ii, f. 11.

7. " Quel plaisir de boire." i, ii, f. lib.

8. "Mon Coeur, dans vos liens." i, ii,
f. 12b.

9. "J'esperois voir finiu le malheur."
i, ii, f. 13.

10. "La Sommeliere." i, ii, f. 14.

11. "Mon cceur n'est plus trouble."
i, ii, f. 15.

12. " Etre a table." i, ii, f. 15b.

13. " L'amour m'auimc." i, ii, f. 16.

14. " Aupres d'vnc jcunc Merveille."
i, ii, f. 16b.

15. "Si je te plais." i, ii, f. 17b.

16. "Je veux toujours boire." i, ii,
f . 18b.

17. " Dep[u]is que la grosse Isabeau."
i, ii, f. 19.

18. " Vous terminez." i, ii, f. 19b.

19. " Aimez moy comme je vous aime."
i, ii, f. 20.

20. " Bac[c]hus par tes Bienfaits." i, ii,
f. 20b.

21. "Ah, che je suis charme." i, ii,
f.21.

22. " Si tu voulois." i, ii, f. 21b.

23. " Chantons tour a tour." i, ii, f. 22.

24. "Vive Lucas." i, ii, f. 22b.

25. " Bac[c]hus a comble uos Desirs."
i, f.23.

26. " Quel triomplie uouveau." i,
f. 23b ; ii, f. 23 {imperfect at the be-
ginning).

27. "Ah morgue, Piarot." i, f. 25; ii,
f.24.

28. " Nocte dieque Bibamus." i, f. 25b ;
ii, f, 24b.

29. "Mon cher Tircis." The lower
voice sings, "Viens, mon Iris." i,
f. 26; ii, f.25.

30. " Paroissez, jus charmant." i,
f. 26b ; ii, f. 25b.

31. " Quand on prend trop d'amour."
i, f.27b; ii, f. 26b.

32. "Charmant amour." i, f . 28 ; ii,
f.27.

38. "Aimons nous." i, f. 28b; ii, f. 27b.

34. " Quel caprice." i, f. 29 ; ii, f. 28.

35. "Morgue, l'amour." i, f . 30 ; ii,
f.29.

36. "Bac[c]hus, je cheris." i, f. 31 ;
ii, f. 30.



37. "Scavez vous que cette liqueur."
i, f. 32 ; ii, f. 31.

38. "M'aimes tu, Mon Berger." i,
f . 32b ; ii, f. 31b.

39. " Je ne scais ce que je dois." The
lower voice sings, " Le dieu de I'amou-
reux mystere." i, f. 33b ; ii, f. 32b.

40. " Quel triomphe, quelle victoire."
i, f.34; ii, f.33.

41. "Partez, guerriers." i, f . 34b ; ii,
f . 38b.

42. "Blaise, NouvelEpoux." i, f.35b;
ii, f. 34b.

43. "Coulez, liqueur." i, f . 36 ; ii,
f. 35.

44. " Le Eossignol, qui par son doux
Ramage." i, f. 37 ; ii, f. 36.

45. "La Sombre tristesse." i, f. 37b;
ii, f. 36b.

46. " Ecoutons ... la fleurette." i,
f. 38 ; ii, f. 37.

47. " Buvons, aimons." i, f. 39; ii,
f.38.

48. "Allerte, allerte." i, f. 39b ; ii,
f. 38b.

49. "Morgue, disait Lucas." i, f. 40 ;
ii, f.39.

50. "D'un rouge bord." i, f . 41b ; ii,
f . 40b.

51. " Regue, amour, sur nos ames."
i, f. 41b ; ii, f. 40b.

52. "La plus aimable." i, f . 42b ; ii,
f . 41b.

53. "Pour qui Colin me prend il." i,
f. 43 ; ii, f. 42.

54. "Ledieudu vin." i, f. 44; ii, f. 43.

55. " Au milieu de leur gloire." i, f. 45 ;
ii, f.44.

56. " Pour la fete." i, f.45b; ii, f. 44b.

57. "Puissant Bac[c]hus." i, f. 46 ;
ii, f. 45.

58. " Lucas, pour se gausser." i, f. 47 ;
ii, f. 46.

59. " Non ! jc ne scais qu'aimer." i,
1. 47b ; ii, f. 46b [imperfect at the end).

60. "L'amour est une amusette." i,
f. 48b.

61. "Morgue, Colin." i, f. 49 ; ii, f. 47.

62. " Dieu du jour." i, f. 49b ; ii, f . 47b.

63. "Amy, prends vite vu verre." i,
f . 50b ; ii, f . 48b.

64. "Lucas au Cabaret." i, f. 51 ; ii,
f.49.

65. " Ah, quel abus D'aimer sans boire."
i, f. 52 ; ii, f. 50.

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66. "Vn jour le grand CoUecteur f . 74 ; ii, f. 68.

Blaise." i, f. 53; ii, f. 51. 96. "Pour terminer mes jours." i,

67. " L'amour pour Blesser." i, f. 54. f. 74b ; ii, f. 68b.

68. "Mars, Ennemi Du Repos." i, 97. "Pour remporter sur Bac[c]hus la
f . 55 ; ii, f. 52. Victoire." i, f.75 ; ii, f.69.

69. " Les doux plaisirs." i, f. 55b; ii, 98. " Versez ce champagne Divin." i,
f. 52b. f . 75 ; ii, f. 69.

70. " Sejour des flots." i, f . 56 ; ii,f.53. 99. "Amour, fais Eclater." i, f . 76 ;

71. "DeladeessedeCythere." i,f.56b; ii, f.70.

ii, f.53b. , 100. " Bac[c]hus, c'est toy." i, f.76b;

72. "Scais tu bieu, mon cher Cama- ii, f. 70b.

rade." i, f. 57; ii, f . 54. , 101. "Quelle coulcur est plus ver-

73. " Colin, mangeant Des artichaux." meille." i, f. 77 ; ii, f. 71.

i, f. 57b ; ii, f. 54b, \ 102. " Mars, laisse reposer." i, f. 77b ;

74. "L'amour m'enflamme." i, f. 58; ; ii, f. 71b.

ii, f. 55. 103. "Jardins, que la nature et I'art

75. "Victoire, amis." i,f. 58b; ii,f. 55b. out Embellis." i, f. 78 ; ii, f. 72.

76. " Salamalee." i, f. 59b; ii, f. 56b. 104. " Jeune Iris, mon amour." i,

77. "Pour me rendre sensible." i, f . 78b ; ii, f. 72b.

f.60; ii, f. 57. i 105. " Bac[c]hus, a moy." i, 78b; ii,

78. "La nuit, couche pres de Margot." | f. 72b.



i, f.61b; ii, f.58b.

79. "L'univers te doit des autels." i,
f.62; ii, f. 59.

80. "Nocte dieque Bibamus." Dif-
ferent from no. 28. i, f . 63.

81. " L'amour et Bac[c]lius." i, f. 63b.



106. "Venez, dieu des plaisirs." i,
f.79b; ii, f.73b.

107. "L'amour a de quoy charmer."
f , f. 80 ; ii, f. 74.

108. " Amants trop Empresses." i,
f . 80b ; ii, f . 74b.



82. "J'ai fait gloire." i, f. 64b; ii, , 109. "Venus, Reine des co3urs." i,
f. 60 (imperfect at the beginning). f. 81 ; ii, f. 75.

83. " Tonuez, fiers Ennemis." i, f. 66 ; 110. " Consolons nous au Cabaret."



ii, f. 61.

84. " Amour, Amour, apres tant de
bienfaits." i, f. 67 ; ii, f. 62.

85. " VnccBurquisoupire." The second
'voice sings "Tu finirois." i, f. 67b;

ii, f. 62b.

86. "Quand tous deux." i, f. 68 ; ii,
f.63.

87. "Regne, amour, dans nos ames."
i, f.69.

88. "Mon p'tit Catin." i, f.69b; ii,
f. 64 (imperfect at the beginning).

89. " Bvitons le Compere Blaise." i,
f. 70 ; ii, f. 64.

90. "Ah, que la paresseuse." i, f. 71 ;
ii, f. 65.

91. "Doux Charmes de la Vie." i,
f. 71b ; ii, f. 65b.

92. "Enfln, ma Constance." i, f.72;
ii, f.66.

93. " Aux armes .... chers amis."
i, f.72b; ii, f.66b.

94. "En vain, pour oublier." i, f. 73;
ii, f. 67.

95. "Dans I'horreur de la nuit." i.



i, f. 82 ; ii, f. 76.

111. "Que nous vuiderons de Bou-
teilles." i, f.82b; ii, f.76b.

112. "Dieu du Vin . . . C'est a toy."
i, f.83; ii, f.77.

113. "Morgue, Piarot." i, f. 83b ; ii,
f . 77b.

114. "Eh, Palsaugu^, Piarot." i, f. 84;
ii, f. 78.

115. " Charmaut Bac[c]hus, pere de
I'allegresse." i, f. 84b ; ii, f. 78b.

116. "Ah, que je suis Malheureuse."
i, f.85; ii, f. 79.

117. "Adorable dieu:de la treille." i,
f.86; ii, f.80.

118. "Tendres Coeurs." i, f. 86b ; ii,
f . 80b.

119. " Au chant du Rossignol." i, f.87;
ii, f.81.

120. "Jai passe la saison de plaire."
i, f.88; ii, f.82.

121. " Ton Vin, champagne." i, f.88b;
ii, f. 82b.

122. "Quel orage imprevu." i, f. 89 ;
ii, f.83.



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69



123. " Les jeux et les plaisirs." i, f. 89b;
ii, f.83b.

124. " Reveillez vous . . . Mechants
buveurs." i, f. 90b ; ii, f. 84b.

125. " Amour, si tu veux." i, f. 91 ;
ii, f.85.

12G. " Christine et Nicolas." i, f. 91b ;
ii, f. 85b.

127. "Charmant Bac[c]hus, pour toy."
i, f.92; ii, f.8G.

128. "Vue femme est un Embarras."
i, f. 92b ; ii, f. 8Gb.

129. "Dans la jour f aire I'amour." i,
f. 93 ; ii, f. 87.

180. "Volez . . . tendres amours." i,
f. 93b ; ii, f. 87b.

131. "Vive Bac[c]hus, vive Gregoire."
i, f.94; ii, f. 88.

132. " Les Roys d'Egypte." i, f. 94b ;
ii, f. 88b.

133. " Dangereuses Beaut6s." i, f. 94b;
ii, f. 88b.

134. "Sure de ta foy." i, f. 95b ; ii,
f . 89b.

135. "Dieu du Vin, je suis outrag6."
i, f.96; ii, f. 90.

136. "Le Savetier de uotre coin." i,
f. 96b ; ii, f. 90b.

137. "Poin de la Paix." i, f . 97 ; ii,



f.91.

138. " Si je meurs a force de Boire."
i, f . 97b ; ii, f . 91b.

139. " Bac[c]hus a comble Nos sou-
haits." i, f. 98 ; ii, f. 92.

140. " Prenons tous le pannier." i,
f. 98b ; ii, f. 92b.

141. "Partageons la Vie." i, f. 99 ; ii,
f.93.

142. "Hanneton, vole." i, f. 99b ; ii,
f. 93b.

143. "Lorqu' amour et Bac[c]hus viv-
voient (sic)." i, f. 100 ; ii, f.94.

144. " Triompbez de I'amour." i, f. 101 ;
ii, f. 95.

145. " Dans les plaisirs, loin de I'orage."
i, f.lOlb; ii, f.95b.

146. "Le Cabaret a de quoy plaire."
i, f. 102 ; ii, f. 96.

147. " Iris, puisque tu veux." i, f.l02b;
ii, f . 96b.

148. " Qui, le dieu de Paphos." i, f. 103 ;
ii, f. 97.

149. " Sensible a mes tendres soupirs."
i, f. 104 ; ii, f. 98.

150. "Frere Thibault." i, f. 105; ii,
f.99.

151. "Est il endormi." i, f. 106.



Additional 5054, ff. 97b, 99-101.

Paper ; before 1760. Quarto. See also under Anthems (vol. i, p. 68).

Duets, in score.

1. " Non si vedra giam[m]ai stancane " 3. " Contentez vous, amy, de la pens^e."
(sc. stancare). "Giovan.Gero." f.97b. Anonymous, f . 100.

2. " Vous perdez temps." Anonymous. | 4. " Mon coeur se recommand' a vous."
f.99. I " Gerardus Turnhout." f. 100b.



Additional 5055.

Paper ; ff . 174. Before 1760, etc. Quarto. Bookplate of James Mathias.

Duets, with a bass, occasionally figured, for harpsichord, in score.
They are, with a few possible exceptions indicated below, by Abbate
Agostino Steffani. The last twelve are in the hand of John Immyns ;
the others in that of Henry Needier (d. 1760).

1. " Mi Voglio far intendere." f. 3. 6. " Pria chio faccia." f. 21b.



2. " E perche non m' uccidate" {sc.
uccidete). f. 7.

3. " E cosi mi compatite." f. 10b.

4. "Su, ferisci." f.l5.

5. "Ribellativi" (sic), f. 18b.



7. "Saldi marmi." f . 25b.

8. " Rauvedite [sic) mio core." f. 33.

9. " Vorrei dire." f. 38.

10. " Tengo per infallibile." f. 44.

11. " Quanto care al cor." f. 50.



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12. "Questofior." f. 55.

13. "Gelosia, che vuoi." f. 59b.

14. " Cangia . . . pensier." f. 64b.

15. "Ho scherzato." f. 68.

16. " Ah, che r ho sempre detto." f . 73.

17. "Nod vene state." f. 79.

18. " Sia maledetto amor." f. 85b.

19. "Gelosia, che vuoi." Different
from no. 13. f. 91b.

20. " Che volete, o crude pene." f. 97b.

21. "Inquieto mio cor." f. 101b.

22. " Non so chi mi piago." f. 106.

23. " Quando mai . . . verra." f. 111.

24. " Nel tempo ch' amai." f. IIG.

25. " Soavissime catene." f. 118.

26. " Senza affanni." f.llBb.

27. " Luugi dal Idol mio." f. 121.

28. " Dir che giovi." f . 125b.



29. " Occhi, perche piangete." f. 129b.

30. "Rio destin." f. 134.

31. " Placidissime catene." Attributed
in Add. 31493 (below, p. 80) to P.
Torri. f. 136b.

32. "0 felice 1' onda." Attributed in
Add. 31441 (below, p. 80) to C. L. P.
Grua. f . 142.

33. " M' ai (sc. hai) da piangere." f. 148.

.34. " Chi dira che nel veleno." Attri-
buted in Add. 17835 (above, p. 61) to
A. Stradella. f. 151.

35. "Gran tormento." f. IGlb.

36. " Aure, voi che volate." f. 1G4.

37. "lomi rido." Attributed in Add.
31493 to C. L. P. Grua. f . 169.

38. " Vuoi il ciel." f. 172.



Additional 6056.

Paper ; ff . 109. Before 1760. Quarto. Bookplate of James Mathias.

DuET.s, with ba.sses for h.ai'psichord, in score, in the hand of Heniy
Needier (d. 17G0). Unles.sthe contrary is stated, they are l)y Agostino
Steffani.



I. " Son lontano da chi adore." f. 2.
2,3. "E un inferno." Two settings.

ff . 3b, 4.

4. " Troppo cruda." f . 5.

5. "Occhi, perche piangete." f.8.
0. "Rio destin." f. lib.

7. " Quando un Eroe." f. 12b.

8. " care . . . catene." f. 17.

9. " Quando di stringo." f. 18b.

10. " Combat[t]on . . . quest' alma."
f. 20b.

II. " Dolce labro." ff. 21b, 97.

12. "In amarti." f. 24.

13. "Vo dicendo al mio pensiero."
f . 25b.

14. " Voi vene pentirote." f. 30.

15. " Liberta, liberta." f. 34b.

16. " Turbini tempestosi." f. 36.

17. " Porto ne lumi un Mare." f. 40.

18. " Chi non sa che cosa e duolo."
f. 42b.

19. " No, non voglio se devo amore."
f.44.

20. "Tien mi il cor la gelosia." f. 46b.

21. "Omiavita." f. 48.

22. " Gia tu parti." f . 49.

23. " No, mai nol diro." f. 50.



24. " Son erede di tormenti." f. 51.

25. "Non voglio." f. 54.

I 26. " Piagg[i]e fiorito." This and nos.
27-32 are by " Pietro Torri." f. 56b.

27. " Per te, mio bene." f. 61b.

28. " Dall' arco d' un bel ciglio." f. 64b.

29. " Odi, o Lilla." f. 66b.

30. "Dame lungi." f. 71b.

31. " Valli secrete." f. 77b.

32. " Vivo in pene." f. 79b.

33. "Troppo grave." "Stradella."
f.81.

34. "M' incateno cupido." " Pistoc-
chi." f. 83b.

85. "Chesaradi te." " Feroci." f.85.

36. " D' improviso riede." Bj' the
same. f. 86b.

37. " E destino." " Bernardo Pas-
quini." f. 88.

38. " lo mi parte, o cara." f. 90.

39. " Dolce e per voi sotrire {sc. soff-
rire)." f. 94.

40. " Conduceti (sic) mi verso il Porto."
f.99.

41. " Sol negl' occhi." f. 101.

42. " Ho (sc. No) che lungi de quel
Volto." "Ant°Lotti." f. 105.



DUETS. 71

Additional 31678, ff. 48b, 55b, 139b.

Paper ; a.d. 1760, etc. Small qixarto. See also below, under Songs.

Two DUETS, in score, without accompaniment. Anonymous.

1. "II faut, quand on aime une fois." I 2. " Vne 6gale tendresse." f. 139b.
n. 48b, 55b. I

Additional 29291, f. 50b.

Paper; about 1762. Small folio. See also under sacred Canons (vol. i, p. 123).

" Op all joys we are possess'd " : 2-pai't song, without accompani-
ment, in score, by [James] Corfe. Published about 1735.

Additional 29386, f. 12.

Paper ; about 1762. Quarto. See also below, under Catches.

" Be still, ye Winds " : dialogue, with figured bass for harpsi-
chord, in .score. [By Dr. Arne?J 1751.

Additional 14135, ff. 1~125 passim.
Paper ; about 1763, etc. Oblong folio. See also below, under Operas (1768).
Italian duets, in score.



1-12. " DuETTi Da Camera, consagrati
Air Altezza Reale Elettorale di
Maria Antonia di Baviera, Princi-
pessa Elettorale Di Sassonia, Da
Fr. Giambattista Martini de' Minori,
Conventuale Accademico nell' Isti-
tuto delle Scienze, e Filarmonico."
Published in 1763. They are accom-
panied by a bass for harpsichord, in
score. The initial words are given



in the Index to this Catalogue.
S. l-62b.

13. " Tu si gruosso (sc. grosso ?) " ; with
accompaniments for instruments
(strings only?). " Gio. Battista
Pergolesi." ff.l05-108b.

14. "Per te ho io nel core"; with
similar accompaniments. By the
same. ff. 115-125.



Additional 31675.

Paper ; ff. 53. About 1763. Oblong folio.

" DuETTi XII. A due Voci e Cembalo, Del P[adre] Fra Luigi [or
rather Giovanni Battista] Martini." Published in 1763. Cf.
Add. 14135 above, which contains another copy of the work. The
initial words are given in the Index.

Additional 31758, ff 14b-22, 24b.

Paper ; about 1763. Oblong folio. See also below, under Operas.

" DuETTi," some of them with a bass for harpsichord, in score.
Probably by Mattia Vento, who wrote the compositions on ff. 27, 28,
which are in the same hand.



1. " bella Nice." f. 15.

2. "D' unbelriuo." f. 15b.



3. " Pensa a serba[r]mi." f. 16b.

4. " Caro, son la, tua Clpri." f. 17b,



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VOCAL MUSIC— SECULAR.



5. " Se amor per me nou senti."
f. 18b.

6. " Se pieta da uoi nou trouo." f. 19b.



7. " A Fillide." f. 20b.

8. " Ecco, quel fiero istante." f. 22.

9. " lo nou couosco amore." f. 24b.



Additional 29964, f. 17.

Paper ; about 1775. Obloug folio. See also below, under Operas (late
18th cent.).

" NoN DAN pace ai miei pensieri," known in England to the words
" Sweet is the bi-eath of morn " ; for 2 treble voices, with symphonies
and accompaniments for flutes and strings, in score, by Nicolo
Jommelli.

Stowel083,ff'. 117-118.

Paper ; a.d. 1776 (?). Oblong folio.

" Piu ch' a te penso " ; with a bass for harpsichord, in score.
Described as " Duettino del Signor — ," to which the name " Ottaiia "
has been added by another hand, together with the note, "written by
Jean Jacques Rousseau de Geneve, Paris, 4 Sept' 1776, and sent by
Mr. Twiss to Miss Ancell." At the end in Rousseau's hand is written
" E. 34. J. J. R."

Additional 31753, ft'. 2-37b.

Paper; a.d. 1781, etc. Oblong folio. The MS. also contains a fragment of a
Service (vol. i, p. 410), and Songs (1783) described below.

Two Italian cantatas for 2 solo voices, in score, by Charles Wesley.
Autograph.

1. "The western skj^ was purpled 2. "Shepherd, wouldst thou here

o'er " ; with flute (solo), horns, oboes, obtain Pleasure " ; with pianoforte

strings, and figured bass for pianoforte accompaniment, f. 28.

or harpsichord. Dated 1781. f. 2. |



Additionalll585, f. 13b.

Paper; before 1782. Oblong quarto. See also under Motets (vol. i, p. 314).

" E(iLi e pur troppo vero " : duet with bass, apparently by
Tarquinio Merula.

Additionalll587, f. 17b.

Paper ; before 1782. Oblong quarto. See also under Anthems (vol. i, p. 72).

" O TU qui dans . . . oracvila " : two-part song by Sir John Harington,
commonly known as the " Black Sauutus." For an account of it, see
Oliphant's Catalogue of Manuscript Music, 1842, p. 89.



DUETS. 73

Additional 31222, f. 48.

Paper ; about 1782. Oblong quarto. See also under Motets (vol. i, p. 312).

"Sweet constellations"; for 2 voices, with a bass foi* harpsichord,
in score, by Samuel Wesley. Autograph.

Additional 11588, f. 71b.

Paper ; about 1783. Quarto. See also below, under Madrigals.

" L' Amore e lo sdeguo," beginning " La ragion ni' as.sicura " ; with
a bass, preceded by a few bars of .symphony for four instruments, in
score, by Alessandro Stradella.

Additional 35025, ff. 26b, 28b.

Paper ; a.d. 1783, etc. Oblong folio. See also under Pianoforte Solos (1783),
in vol. iii.



Two DUETS, with a bass, in score.

1. " Anima mia, dolce Nerina."
Anonymous, f . 2Gb.

2. " Sperate miseri . . . cavete felices."



"S.Wesley . . . 1783." Autograph.
f. 28b.



Additional 31492.

Paper ; fi. 115. a.d. 1786. Oblong folio. Bookplate of Dr. Thomas Bever.

Italian Duets, with a bass, occasionally figured, for harpsichord, in
score, from a collection in the possession of Peter Stapel, President of
the Academy of Ancient Music. Copied in 1786 by Edmund Olive,
organist of Bangor Cathedral.

1. " D' improviso ricde il riso." "Fe- same. f. 58.

roci." f. 3. 11. " Cessate di piagarmi." Both the

2. "Che sara di te." By the same, i music and words of this and the



five following numbers are by " Ben°
Marcello." f. 02.

12. " Se morto mi brami." f. 66b.

13. " Che volete di piu care." f. 71.

14. "In quel sol che trabocca." f. 77b.



f.5b.

3. " M' incateno Cupido." "Pistocchi."
f.8.

4. " E dcstino." " Bernardo Pasquini."
f. lib.

5. "Ho [sc. No] che lungi." "Ant° 15. " AM quanto e fiero." f. 85.
Lotti." f. 15b. 16. " Come Augel." f. 93.

6. "Troppo grave." "Stradella." f. 22b. 17. "Vaghe Luci." By Steffani (?).

7. "Da me lungi." "Petro Torri." f. 100b.

f. 28. 18. "Valli secrete." "Petro Torri."

8. "Lontan dal suo bene." By C. L. f. 104.

P. Grua or Steffani. f . 43. 19. "Caugia pensier." By Steffani.

9. " Perche dunque, 6 mio tesoro." By f. 109b.

Steffani (?). f. 51b. 20. " Senza affauni." By the same (?).

10. "Fortunate che prova." By the f. 112b.



74 VOCAL MUSIC— SECULAR.

Additional 34126, ff. 34b, 55b, 75.
Paper ; about 1789. Oblong octavo. See also below, under Songs.
Three duets, or 2-part .songs, in score.

1, "How sweet in the Woodlands." | Anonymoiis. f . 55b.

" Harington, of Bath." f. 34b. \ 3. " Rodney for ever," beg. "Again,

2. " Music, how powerful is thy charm." 1 Britannia, smile." Anonymous, f. 75.

Additional 31814, ff. 43b-54b.

Paper; after 1789 (?). Oblong folio. See also under Catches (above, p. 34).

Duets, translated from the Italian, with a figured bass for harpsi-
chord, in score, by [William] Savage. In the hand of R. J. S. Stevens.

1. " The night approaches." f. 43b. sigh." f. 49b.

2. " Soon as I close my eyes, f . 45b. 5. " Think, my Phillis." f. 53.

3. "Why pant'st thou." f . 47. 6. " Once again, my Cloris." f.54b.

4. "For you, fair nymph, let others

Additional 35003, f. 35.

Paper; a.d. 1792. Oblong folio. See also under Motets (vol. i, p. 349).

"Chanson d'Henri quatre," beginning " La belle Gabrielle" ; with
figured bas.s, by Samuel We.sley, 1792. Autograph.

Additional 31639, ff. 45-49b.

Paper ; about 179G. Oblong octavo. See also below, under Operas.

" Sei Duetti di Bonifazio Asioli, composti per uso della Damigella
Cornewall " ; with accompaniment for harp or harpsichord, in score.
Autograph (?). Nos. 3-5 were published in 1796.

1. " Se tu mi sprezzi, Nice." f. 45. 4. " Perche, vezzosi rai." f . 47.

2. "In amor, chi mai fin' ora." f. 45b. > 5. " Sempre sar6 costante." f . 48.

3. " S' io t' amo, oh Dio." f. 46b. i 6. " Sei Tradito." f. 48b.

Additional 32173, f. 3.

Paper ; a.d. 179G. Oblong folio. See also under sacred Cantatas (vol. i,
p. 130).

Duet (Nisa and Tir.si), beginning " Guarda qui che lo vedrai " ; with
pianoforte accompaniment, in score, by "Giuseppe" Haydn, 1796.



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