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Autograph.

Additional 31669, passim.

Paper ; a.d. 1797. Quarto. See also below, under Operas.

Duets, with a figured bass for harpsichord, in score, in the hand of
R. J. S. Stevens. With the exception of no. 6, they are by William



DUETS. 75

Jackson, of Exetei', no. 1 being taken from the 1st set of Twelve
Canzonets, published about 1770, and nos. 2-5 and 7 from the 2nd set,
about 1775.



1. " Do not unbind two gentle Hearts."
f.4.

2. "Ye nymphs and shepherds of the
Dale." f. 5b.

3. " Let Fortune's angry Tempest
blow." f.7b.

4. " Love in thy Eyes." f. 9b.



5. "If I Love." f. lib.

6. " Shall the Hero Laurels gain."
"Dr. Arne." f. 21b.

7. " O Delia, shall some happier swain."
f . 39.

8. "Lone Minstrel." f. 40b.



Additional 31412, ft: 2, 73b.

Paper; about 1798. Oblong quarto. See also under Oratorios (vol. i, p. 373).
Two DUETS, the first with a figured bass, in score.



1. " Questo silentio ombroso." "Aless-
andro Scarlatti." f . 2.

2. ' ' Chi dira che nel veleno " : canzonet.



" Alessandro Stradella." In the hand
of Dr. Crotch, f. 73b.



Additional 31813, ff. 3b, 155.

Paper ; about 1798, etc. Oblong folio. Sea also below, under Operas.

Two COMPOSITIONS for 2 voices, in score.

1. "Turn, Amarillis, to thy swain." 2. " The feelings of a Lovesick heart " ;

"Thomas Brewer." See Playford's with a bass for pianoforte. " [Wil-

Select Musicall Ayres, 1659. In the loughby Bertie, 4th] Earl of Abing-

hand of R. J. S. Stevens, f. 3b. don." f. 155.



Additional 31704, ff. l-23b.

Paper ; a.d. 1799. Oblong folio. See also below, under Operas (late
18th cent.).

" Arianna Piangente," beginning " In solitario scoglio," for 2 treble
A'oices, with accompaniment for clarinets, oboes, horns, and bassoons,
in score. By Guglielmi. This appears to be the composition described
on the coloured title-page as " Marcia di Lutto del Reggimento Real'.
Palermo. Per uso di Miledi Amilton " (sc. Emma, wife of Sir William
Hamilton), who added the date " Palermo, March 29th, 1799," with
the initials " E. H."

Additional 33237, f. 200.

Paper; about 1799 (see f. 122). Oblong folio. See also below, under Operas
(1791).

" Song," for two voices with violins, in score, by Henry Purcell.
Transcribed by J. W. Dodd. The w^ords, beg. " See, where she sits,"
are from Abraham Cowley's " Mistress (Weeping)."



76 VOCAL MUSIC— SECULAR.

Printed Book, A. 909, p. 122.

Paper; 18th cent. Obloug octavo. See also under sacred Songs (vol. i, p. 440).

Duet " On the Death of Miss R ," beyiuning " And is the

lovely shadow fled " ; with a bass foi' harpsichord or pianoforte, in
score. Anonymous.

Egerton 2486.

See below, under Madrigals (18tli cent.).

Egerton 2487, ft: l-21b.

Paper ; 18th cent. Obloug quarto. The MS. also contains a Song, described
below (1724).

" II timoteo Ouvero Gli Eff'etti della Musica : Cantata a Due Voci
di . . . Benedetto Marcello " ; with a bass for harpsichord, in .score.
It is an Italian version of Dry den's " Alexander's Feast," and begins
" Celebrauasi il sfiorno."



£3'



Additional 5329-5332.

Paper ; fE. 88, IIG, 108, 89. 18th cent. Oblong folio.

Duets, with a bass for harpsichord, in score, by Steftani.
Apparently transcribed for [Chai'les] John Stanley (bookplate).

5329. Vol. I. Duets for soprano and bass, except nos. 1 and 4,
which are for contralto and bass.

1. " Sia maledetto Amor." f.4. | 13. " E' spcnto 1' ardore." f. 55b.

2. " Gelosia, che vuoi." f. 12. I 14. " Nel tempo ch' amai." f. 57.

3. " Tengo per iufallibile." f. 20. 15. " Fulminate, saettate." f. 58.

4. " Aure, vol che volate." f. 27b. 16. "Pin non amo." f . 61b.

5. "Nonvoglio." f . 38b. 17. " Quel belfoco." f . 62b.

6. " Siete 11 piu bizzarro umore." 18. " Luci belle, done siete." f. 65.
f. 37b. 19. " La ragion mi porge." f. 68b.

7. " Dir che giovi." f. 39b. 20. " Cupido vuol pace." f . 72

8. " In amor chi vuol godere." f. 42b. 21. " Quest' e 1' ultima." f. 74.

9. " Non telo dissi." f. 45b. 22. " Mia speranza illanguidita." f. 76.

10. "Luci belle, non tauta fretta." 28. " Oh che voi direste." f. 78.
f.47b. 24. "Lilla mia." f. 80b.

11. " La fortuna su la ruota." f. 49b. 25. "M' ingannasti." f. 82.

12. " Labri belli." f . 52b. 26. "Torna a dar vita al core." f. 84.

5330. Vol. II. Duets for soprano and contralto. At the beginning
(ff. 3-7b) are printed " Memoirs of the Life of Sig. Agostino Steftani."

1. " Inquieto mio cor." f . 9b. ; 7. " In amarti, o bella Clori." f. 31.

2. " Non so chi mi piago." f. 14b. i 8. " Liberta, libertti." f. 33b.

3. " Seuza affanni." f. 20b. , 9. " Turbini tempestosi." f. 36b.

4. " Son lontauo da chi adoro." f. 22b. 10. "Chi non sa che cosa e duolo."

5. " Quaudo ti striiigo." f. 24b. j f. 42.

6. " Dolce labro." f. 27. | 11. " Gia tu parti." f . 44b.



DUETS.



77



12. "No, mai nol diro." f. 46.

13. " Son erede di tormenti." f. 47.

14. " Lungi dal idol mio." f. 52.

15. " Che volete, o crude pene." f. 5Sb.

16. " Occhi, perche piangete." f. 64.

17. "Riodestin." f. 70.

18. " Placidissimc catene." Attributed
ill Add. 31493 (below, p. 80) to P.
Torri. f. 74.

19. "0 felice 1' ouda." Attributed in
Add. 31441 (below, p. 80) to C. L. P.
Grua. f . 80b.



20. " M' ai da piangere." f. 88.

21. " Gran tormeuto." f.92b.

22. " Cor vagante." f.94.

23. " lo mi rido." Attributed in Add.
31493 (below) to C. L. P. Grua. f. 95b.

24. " Liberta non posso soffrir." f . 99.
" S' io vivo per mirarti." f. 101b.

Crude amor." f. 103.

Sol uegl' oechi." f. 108.
" Porto r alma." f.lll.
" Pensa core." f. 113b.



25.
26.
27.
28.
29.



5331. Vol. III. Duets for soprano and tenor, except nos. 74, 75,
Avhich are for contralto and tenor.



1. " V6 dicendo al mio pcusicro."
f.4b.

2. " E perclie non m' uccidete." f. lib.

3. " E cosi mi compatitc." f. 17b.

4. " Questo fior." f. 23b.

5. " Vorrei dire un non so che." f. 29.

6. "Gelosia, che vuoi." Different from
Add. 5329, no. 2 (above), f. 35.

7. " Ah, che r 6 scmpre detto." f. 41.

8. " Nou vene state a ridere." f. 48.

9. " Quando mai verra." f. 57.

10. "Dolce e per voi soffrire." f. 62b.



11. " Forma un mare." f.67.

12. " Sc potcssi almeno stringere."
f. 74.

13. "II mio seno." f . 80b.

14. " Id voglio provar." f . 83b.

15. "Navicella, che ten vai." f. 86.

16. "lomiparto." f . 88.

17. "PeraClori." f . 91b.

18. " Cruda Lilla." f. 95.

19. " Mi voglio far intendere." f. 97.

20. "Voi vene pentirete." f. 100b.



5332. Vol. IV. Duets for two sopranos.



f.4b.
di quel pensiero."

verso il porto."

f. 13b.



1. "Vuolilcicl."

2. "Che sara . .
f.7b.

3. "Conducetcmi
f. 10b.

4. "Parlo e rido."

5. " Troppo cruda." f. 15b.

6. " Quando un Eroe." f. 21b

7. " O care catene." f. 27b.

8. " Porto ne lumi." f. 30.

9. "No, non voglio." f. 33b.

10. " Tien mi il cor." f. 36b.



f. 38b.
f. 40b.
f . 45b.



11. "Omiavita."

12. " Su, ferisci."

13. " Ribellatevi."

14. " Pria che faccia." f. 49b.

15. " Saldi marmi." f. 55.

16. " Ravvediti mio core." f. 65.

17. " Se a morire mi condanna."

18. " Quanto care al cor." f. 72.

19. " Cangia pansier." f . 78b.

20. "Ho scherzato." f . 83.

21. " Soavissime catene." f . 88b.



f.69.



Additional 5335.

Paper ; ff. 114. 18th cent. Oblong quarto. Bookplate of [Charles] John
Stanley.

Duets for soprano and another voice, with a bass for harpsichord,
in score, in the same hand as Add. 5329-5332 (above). Nos. 1-8
are by [Pietro] Torri; nos. 14-19 by [?G.] Feroci.



1. " Piaggie fiorite." f. 4.

2. " Per te, mio bene." f . 11.

3. "Dair arco." f. 16.



4. "Odi, o Lilla." f . 18b.

5. "Dame lungi." f.26b.

6. "Valli secrete." f. 35.



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VOCAL MUSIC— SECULAR.



7. "Vivo ill pene." f. 38.

8. " Sol di pianto " (Eraclito e Demo-
crito). f. -lOb.

9. "Chi dira che nel veleno." " Stra-



12. " Prendi, amor." " Veracini."
f . 76b.

13. " M' incanteno Cupido." " Pistoc-
chi." f. 90.

della." Sometimes attributed to 14. " D' improvise riede il riso." f. 92b.
Steffani. f. 51b. i 15. " Amor, che far degg' io." f . 91.

10. "Troppo grave." By the same, j 16. " Che sara di te." f. 98.
f. 63. i 17. "Am-e care." f. 100b.



11. "Pria ch' adori." " [? G. E.] Bar-
nabei." f. 67b.



18. "Nel seno d' Amore." f. 108.

19. "Dalmio sen." f . 110.



Additional 14112, £. 12L

Paper ; 18th cent. Oblong quarto. See also under sacred Songs (vol. i, p. 442).

" On nio e nautro parla " : Italian cantata, apparently in the
Neapolitan dialect, for 2 voices with accompaniments for strings, in
score, by Leonardo Leo.

Additional 14181.

Paper ; ft. 105. 18th cent. Oblong folio.
Duets, with a bass for harpsichord, in score, by Steffani.



1. "Lunggi dair idol mio " ; in two
parts, ff . 2, 71b.

2. "Troppo e cruda"; in two parts.
f. 7.

3. "Nou so chi mi piago"; in two
parts, f. 12b.

4. "Occhi, picta." f. 16.

5. "Begl' occhi, oh Dio"; in two parts,
f. 18.

6. "Pria ch' io faccia." f.23.



parts, f. 42.

11. "Rio dcstin" ; in two parts, ff. 51b,
87b.

12. " Ah ! che 1' ho sempre detto."
f . 56b.

13. " Sia maledetto amor." f. 63.

14. " Che volete, 6 crude pene." f. 75.

15. " Placidissime cattene." Attri-
buted in Add. 31493 (below, p. 80)
to P. Torri. f. 81.



7. " Quanto care al Cor"; in two 16. " Dolce e per voi soffrire." f . 92.
parts, f. 28. 17. " Saldi marmi " ; in two "parts.

8. " Questo fior " ; in two parts, f. 33b. ff. 96, 102.

9. " Occhi, perche piangete." f. 36b. 18. " Troppo cruda." f . 98.

10. " M' hai da piangere " ; in three I



Additional 14206, ff. 1-79.

Paper; IStli cent. Oblong folio. See also under Passion Music (vol. i, p. .388).

Italian cantatas for 2 voices, chiefly soprano and contralto, with
a bass for harpsichord, in score. Anonymous. Supposed to be by
Clari (see f. 1).



1. " Io saru sempre costante." f. 1.

2. "Ninfe, piangete." f. 10b.

3. "Amor, che uuoi di pin." f. 19b.

4. " Cor mio, so che non uuoi tornare."
f.26.

5. " Son pur care le catene." f. 36.



6. "Clori, tu parti." f. 44b.

7. "Quando un Eroe," f . 50. This
has a considerable resemblance to
the duet to the same words by
Agostino Steffani in Add. 5332, f . 21
(above, p. 77). f. 50.



DUETS. 79

8. " Dimmi, crudele." f. 57. 10. "Non era lungi dall' occaso il

9. "Quando luugi e il mio Fileno." i sole." f. 71b.
. f.64b. I

Additional 14208, ff. 82, 96, 161.
Paper ; 18th cent. Oblong folio. See also below, under Operas.
Duets, with a bass (figured in no. 1), in score.



1. "In carcere penoso " : cantata.
" Agostino Tinnazzoli." f. 82.

2. " Anio pill la lontananza." "Abbate



[M. A.] Ziani." f . 96.
3. "Narrate, 6 miei sospiri": duettino.
"Francesco Cipolla." f. 161.



Additional 14209, 11". 5, U6-190.

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

Five Duets, with a Ijass (figured in nos. 2 and 3) for harpsichord,
in score, by anonymous composers.



1. The part of " Tirsi " from an Italian
cantata, "La Danza," beg. "Ah
Nice, ah gia rosseggia." ff. 5-15.

2. " Adorate mio bellezze." f . 146.

3. " Semplicetta belta." f. 152.



i. " Stringete pur." f. 159.

5. " Diche ui tuibate, miecarepupille."

In the same hand as the preceding.

ff. 172-190.



Additional 15516.

See below, under Madrigals (18th cent.).

Additional 29383-29385 (i, f. 40 ; ii, 40b ; iii, f. 37).

Paper; 18th cent. Narrow oblong duodecimo. See also under Motets (vol. i,
p. 323).

" E PERCHE non m' uccidate " (sic) ; for alto and tenor, with a basso
continuo, in parts, by Abbate Sleffkni.

Additional 29961, ffi 2-32.

Paper ; 18th cent. Oblong folio. On the cover is the name of J. P. Lampe
(d. 1756). The MS. also contains Quartets and Trios, described below.

Twelve Duets, witli a bass (figured in the first six), for harpsichord,
in score, by Benedetto Marcello.

1. "Porto negl' occhi." f . 2b. 7. " Vn guardo solo." f . 20.

2. "Che uolete di piu. Care pupille." j 8. " Ahi, che in sentirlo io more."
f.5. I f.22.

3. " In quel sol che trabocca." f. 7b. [ 9. " Pur ch' io ritorni a te." f. 24.

4. " Se morto mi brami." f. 10b. 10. " Fu miracolo d' Amore." f. 26b.



5. " Raddoppiate, 6 Cari sguardi."
f.l2b.

6. " E pur dolce, e pur soaue." f . 15.



11. " Farfal[l]etta semplicetta." f. 28.

12. " Qui ueggo i fior'." f. 30b.



80



VOCAL MUSIC— SECULAR.



Additional 31407, £. 3b.

Paper ; 18th cent. Oblong duodecimo. See also under Motets (vol. i, p. 325).

" Oh ! could I flow like thee " ; without accompaniment, by John
Immyns. Autograph. The words taken from Sir John Denham's
" Cooper's Hill."

Additional 31441, ff. 27-78b.

Paper ; ISth cent. Oblong quarto. See also under Motets (vol. i, p. 326).

Duets, with a bass (occasionally ligured), in score, by Steffani, with
the possible exception of nos. 10, 11, here attributed to Carlo Luigi
Pietragrua [sc. Pietro Grua).



1. "Forma un mare." f . 27.

2. "Rauvedite (sic), mio Core." f . 83.

3. "Vorrei dire. . . un non so che.''
Imperfect. 1. 38.

4. "Saldi marmi." f . 41b.

5. " Mi voglio far intendere." f. 48b.



6. " E perchc non m' uccidate." f. 53.

7. " E cosi mi compatite." f. 57b.

8. "Suferisci." f . 60.

9. "Pria ch' io faccia." f. 65.

10. " Lontan dal suo bene." f. 69.

11. "0 Felice L' Ouda." f. 74b.



Additional 31490,

aper ; 18th cent. Oblong quarto.
Duets, with basses, occasionally

1. "Se cosi dolce e il duolo." This 1
and the jBve following numbers are i
by " Diogenio Bigaglia." f. 85.

2. " Asciugate i begl' occhi." f. 89.

3. "Se taccio, il duol' s' auuanza." 1
f. 93.

4. "Se la mia morte brami." f. 97. j

5. "Come esser puo ch' io uiua." i
f.lOl.

6. " Tu m' uccidi, 6 crudele." f. 105.



ff. 8 5-1 2 5b ^asstm.
See also below, under Madrigals,
figured, for harpsichord, in score.

7. " Gelosia, chc vuoi." By A. Steffani.
f . 107.

8. "No, che luugi da quel volto."
"AnfLotti." f. 111.

9. " Ferma, 6 caro." " Feroci." f. 115.

10. "V'hodetto tante volte." " Ant"
Lotti." f. 119.

11. "E pur wole il cielo." "Aless"
Scarlatti." Ascribed in Add. 32313,
f. 32 (below, p. 94), to F. Durante,
f . 123.



Additional 31493, fi'. 8-93.

Paper ; 18th cent. Oblong folio. The ]\IS. also contains a Motet (vol. i,
p. 362). It appears to have belonged at one time to Peter Noaille (f. 18). At the
beginning is a printed life of Steffani, said to be by Sir John Hawkins.

Duets, with a bass for harpsichord, in score. Unless the contrary
is stated, they are by Steffani.



1. " Lungi dair Idol mio." f. 8.

2. " Che volete, 6 crude pene." f. 15b.

3. " Occhi, perche piangete." f. 22.

4. " Placidissime Catene." "Pietro
Tor[r]i." Attributed in Add. 14181,
f. 81 (above, p. 78), to Steffani. f. 29.

5. "Kio dcstin." f . 36.



6. "0 felice L' onda." Attributed in
31441, f.74b (above), to C. P. Pietra-
grua. f . 39b.

7. " M' hai da piangere." f . 47b.

8. " Chi dira che nel veleno." "AUes-
andro Stradella." f. 53.

9. " Gran torraento." f. 67b,



DUETS.



81



10. " Aure, voi che volate." f. 71.

11. " lo mi rido." " Carlo Grua."
Attributed iu the index (f. lb) to
"Steffani." f . 78b.



12. "V[u]olilCiel." f.83.

13. "O care cateiie." f. 87.

14. " Son lontauo da chi adoro." f. 90.

15. " Uu iuferno di sciagure." f . 93.



Additional 31494.

Paper ; ff. 102. 18th cent. Oblong folio.

Italian Duets, with a bass for harpsichord, in score, by Steffani.
The tirst twelve form " Libro Secondo," the twelve (?) Duets by Steffani
in the preceding volume pro):)ably constituting " Libro Primo."



1. "Saldi marmi." f.3.

2. " Che sara di quel pensiero." f. ICb.

3. "Epur dolce." f. 23.

4. " Conducetemi verso il porto."
ff. 27b, 85b (reversed).

5. " Liberta non posso soffrir." f. 32.

6. " Occhi, perche piangete." f . 36b.

7. "Begl' occhi, pieta." f.45b.

8. "Dolce e per voi soffrire." f. 51.

9. " Cor vagante." f . 59b.



10. " Combatton quest' alma." f.63b.

11. " Liberta dolce c gradita." f. 6Sb.

12. "Lillamia." f.77.

13. " Lungi dair Idol mio." f. 79b.

14. " Teugo per infallibile." f. 82b.

15. " M' hai da piangere." f. 89b.

16. "Troppo cruda e la mia sorte " ;
with second part, " Passo i giorui,"
described as "Cantata Quinta."
Autograph {"!). ff.95, 97b.



Additional 31496, ff. 27b-112b.

Paper ; 18th cent. Oblong folio. See also below, under Trios.

Thirteen Duets, with a bass, partly figured, for harpsichord, in
score. Most of them, if not all, by "Stephani" {sc. Steffani). Nos. 2,
3, and 1 1 are sometimes attributed to Carlo L. P. Grua.



1. "Su, ferisci." f. 27b.

2. " Lontan dal suo bene." f.32b.

3. "0 felicel' onda." f. 42b.

4. " Fortunato chi prova." f. 48.

5. " Teugo per infallibile." f. 51.

6. " Cangia pensier." f. 59b.

7. " Ho scherzato." f.64b.



8. "lomi parto." f. 71.

9. "Crudo Amor." f.78.

10. "Sol negl' occhi." f.86b.

11. "Jo mi rido." f . 92b.

12. " Tu m' aspettasti." f. 100b.

13. "Porto L' Alma." f. 107b.



Additional 31497, ff 32, 37.

Paper ; 18th cent. Oblong quarto. See also below, under Songs.
Two Duets, with a figured bass, in score, by Steffani.
1. " Dolce e per voi soSrire." f. 32. | 2. " Saldi marmi." f. 37.



Additional 31506, f. 104.

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

" Amiga, hora che Aprile " ; for 2 sopranos, with violins and figured
bass for harpsichord, in score, by Alessandro Scarlatti.

II G



82 VOCAL MUSIC— SECULAR.

Additional 31552, &. 4-46.

Paper ; 18th cent. Oblong folio. See also under Pianoforte Solos in vol. iii.

Twelve Duets, with a bass for harpsichord, in score, here
erroneously attributed to Domenico Scarlatti, but in reality by
Francesco Durante. The Duets have been [? re-Jpublished by Breitkopf
and Hartel. The melody of the last one, " Alfin m' ucciderete "
(f. 42b), is by A. Scarlatti. The initial words are given in the Index.

Additional 31585.

Paper ; ff. 68. 18th cent. Oblong folio. The MS. belonged successively to
James Mathias (d. 1782), Gabriel Mathias and Robert Cooke (1795).

Duets, most of them with a figured bass for harpsichord, in score,
by Benedetto Marcello.



1. " Cerco ogn' or." f. 2b.

2. "Chi puo resister." f. 6.

3. " Ecco il petto." f . 10b.

4. " Vaghe calme d' amor." f. 15.

5. " Che dolce mirare." f. 21.

6. "0 beatofortunato." f.27.

7. " Col pensiero vi baccio." f. 33.



8. "Ah, che non pu(!) piu vivere." f. 39.

9. " Ahi, quanto ^ fiero." f. 44,

10. "0 Fortunato quel fiumicello."
f.48.

11. "Vna farfallacupida." f.52b.

12. " Fermatevi, bei lumi." f . 57b.

13. " Piagarmi non pu6." f. 62b.



Additional 31638, ff. 52b-54b.

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

" Vo cercando fra quest' ombre " ; for 2 sopranos, with a figured
bass for harpsichord, in score, apparently by Baron Emanuele
d' Astorga, being the last of a set of twelve vocal compositions
transcribed at Rome by Giuseppe Golart, a Spaniard.

Additional 31674, f. 57.

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

" Placidissime catene " ; with a bass for harpsichord, in score, here
attributed to Steflfani.

Additional 31723, ff. 18b, 36.

Paper ; 18th cent. Folio. See also under Oratorios (vol. i, p. 377).
Duets, with accompaniments, in score.



1. "Immortal love"; with strings.
"Ro Clack" or "Clark." Early
18th cent. f. 18b.

2. "Who is it that this dark night";



with pianoforte accompaniment.
Composed for Miss Anna Maria
Jeffery, about 1794 (f. 35b). " R. J. S.
Stevens." f. 36.



DUETS. 83

Additional 31742, ff. 12-18.
Paper ; 18th cent. Oblong folio. See also below, under Songs.

" Speranze mie, quanto infelici siete " ; for contralto and tenor
voices, with a bass for harpsichord, in scoi'e, by Antonio Lotti.

Additional 32169, fF. 1, 5b, 94-1 35b.

Paper; 18th cent. Oblong folio. See also under Oratorios (vol. i, p. 364).

Duets, with a bass, in score. The first two are by Alessandro
Stradella, the others by Benedetto Marcello, in whose hand they all
appear to be. Two pieces according to the original numeration are
missing after no. 10.

1. "Ahi, die posar." f. 1. [ 9. "Bevo da tuoi bei lumi." f.ll5.

2. " La dolcissima speranza." f . 5b. 10. " Spieggasti tropp' alto mio cor."



3. " Loutan dall' idol mio." f. 94.

4. " Per saettarmi." f.96b.

5. " Chi puo resister." f . 101b.



f. 119b.
11. " Madrigale," beg. " Giu ne tartarei
Regni." f. 125.



6. "Porto luugli (sic) le piante." I 12. " Tacete, amanti." f. 128b.
f. 105.

7. " Deh, quando afflitti lumi." f. 109.



13. "Se uon volete la morte mia."
f. 132.



8. "Lontauanza me troppo accerba." . 14. " A voi, donna, volando." f. 134.
f . 112. I

Additional 32673, ff. l-54b.

Paper ; 18th cent. Oblong folio. See also below, under Trios.

Duets, with a bass, figured in pencil, for harpsichord, in score, by
Benedetto Marcello. The first six (ff. 2-31) ai-e here called " Canzoni,"
the others (ff. 31-54b) " Arie." The contents are the same as those
of Add. 29961, 5^2-32 (above, p. 79). The initial words are given
in the Index.

Additional 33351, ff. l\h-Q5 passim.
Paper ; 18th cent. Oblong octavo. See also below, under Songs.
Duets, or two-part songs, most of them unaccompanied.

1. "When Phebus": hunting song, 5. "Old Chiron." "Michael Wise."



with a bass in unison with the alto
part. Anonymous, f . lib.



2. "From love, from thought, from



f. 4Gb.
6. "Should I die by the force of good
wine." "Leveridge." f. 52.
buisness free." Anonymous, f. 37. ! 7. "What can aswage the pain."

3. " Plenty, mirth and gay delights." i " I. Barker." f.55b.
Anonymous, f . 39b. I 8. " You damsels who sleep." Auony-

4. "Go, soft spell." Anonymous. mous. f. 65.
f, 41b. '

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84 VOCAL MUSIC— SECULAR.



Additional 31732, ff. 4-13.

Paper ; second half of the 18th cent. Oblong folio. See also under sacred
Trios (vol. i, p. 464).

" DuETTiNi Notturni " for 2 trebles, with a bass for harpsichord,
in score, by Johann Gottlieb Naumann. Autograph.



1. " Ombre care." f . 4b.

2. " Bel piacer saria." f. 5b.

3. " Gia la notte s' avvicina." f. 6b.

4. "Ragion chi pretende." f. 7b.

5. "Non sperar." f. 8.

6. "No, non vedrete mai." f . 9.



7. "II vago augellino." f . 9b.

8. " Care luci, amati rai." f. 10.

9. " Veggo I'aria." f . 10b.

10. " Vorrei poterti amar." f. lib.

11. " Pupille belle." f . 12.

12. " Dolce souno." f. 12b.



Stowe 1081, f. 14.

Paper ; late 18th cent. Quarto. See also below, under Songs.

"Quel bruict sous ce tombeau " ; for a treble and bass, in score,
without accompaniment. Anonymous.



Additional 14110, ff. 1-41.

Paper ; late 18th cent. Oblong quarto. The MS. also contains sacred Songs
(vol. i, p. 446), Madrigals, and secular Songs (below), etc.

Ten of the set of twelve Duets, with a figured bass for harpsichord,
in score, by Francesco Durante. See the description of Add. 31552
(above, p. 82). The initial words are given in the Index.

Additional 14207, S. 9, 50, 110.

Paper ; late 18th cent. Oblong quarto. See also below, under Operas
(18th cent.).

Duets, with accompaniments, in score.

1. " Duettino Moderno A due Soprani l 2. " Deh, placati, 6 caro Amor " ; with

Obligati," beg. "Ah, la mia gloria, ' strings. " Gasparo Spano." f . 50.

6 Nice"; with a bass for harp- I 3. " Ecco, 1' infausta aurora"; with

sichord. "Giuseppe Millico, detto i flutes, oboes, horns, e^c. "Lucchesi."

II Moscovito." f. 9. f. 110.



Additional 25075, f. 20 ; 25076, f. 23b.

Paper; late 18th cent. Oblong folio. See also below, under Operas (1799).
Duets to English words.

1. "By those eyes whose sweet expres- [ my flowing Hair" ; with a bass for
sion"; in compressed score. Anony- | pianoforte, in score. From the first
mous. Add. 25075, f. 20. | set of Tivelvc Canzonets by William

2. The words and the first three bars i Jackson of Exeter, about 1778. Add.
of the music of " Time has not thin'd ! 25076, f. 28b.



DUETS. 85



Additional 27645, ff. 18-22.

Paper ; late 18th cent. Oblong quarto. See also under sacred Canons
(vol. i, p. 122).

Three Duets, with a bass for pianoforte, in scoi*e, by J. W. Callcott.
AutograijJi.



1. "Where didst thou hide thee.
f.l8.

2. "Ye chrystal fountains." f. 20.



3. "Ah, let me take my simple reed.'
f.21.



Additional 31539, fF. 109-174.

Paper ; late 18th cent. Oblong folio. See also below, under Madrigals.

Twelve " Duetti Serii"; with figured bass for harpsichord, by
Durante. See the description of Add. 31552 (above, p. 82). The
initial words are given in the Index to the present Catalogue.



Additional 31804, fi". 47b, 98b.

Paper ; late 18th cent. Oblong folio. See also below, under Glees
(1771-1803).

Two Duets, unaccompanied, in score.

1. "Wine and good chear." "^S. I described as a " Chansonette."



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