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" La Vera costanza " : Opera in 3 Acts, by Pasquale Anfossi,
performed at Rome in 1776 as "La Pescatrice fedele " ; with sympho-
nies and accompaniments for horns, trumpets, oboes, flutes, and strings,
in score. Characters : Rosina, Ernesto, la Baronessa, Villotto, Masino,
il Conte Erico, and Erminia.

Egerton 2505.

Paper ; ff. 182. About 1778. Oblong folio.

" Alcide : Azione Teatrale " : in 3 Acts, with symphonies and
accompaniments for oboes, flutes, horns, trumpets, drums, and strings,
in score, by Dmitri Bortniansky, 1778. Characters : Alcide, Fronimo,
Edonide, Alceste, and Aretea, with Chorus of Souls.

Egerton 2493.

Paper ; ff. 88. a.d. 1780. Oblong folio.

Dramatic music, with symphonies and accompaniments for flutes,
trumpets (in no. 1 only), horns, oboes, bassoons, and strings, with an
occasional figured bass for harpsichord, in score, transcribed by J. S.
Gaudry in 1780. According to a note at the beginning by W[illiam]
Linley, who owned the MS. in 1812, the whole of the music in the
volume was composed by his eldest brother, Thomas Linley, jun., about
1777, though some of it was published as the work of their father,
Thomas Linley, sen.

1. " Music in ' The Tempest.' " f . 2. | ters : Anthonio, Ferdinand, Louisa,

2. " Songs in ' The Duenna.' " Charac- ' Carlos, Isaac, and Don Jerome, f . 58.


Additional 16006.

Paper; fi. 254. About 1780. Oblong quarto.

" Le Donne Rivali " : Intermezzo, in two parts, with symphonies
and accompaniments for flutes, trumpets, oboes, and strings, in score,
by Domenico Cimarosa, 1780. Characters : Laurina, Fernando, Don
Annibale, Sempronio, and Emilia.

Additional 32172.

Paper ; ff. 244. a.d. 1782. Oblong folio.

" Orlando Paladino " : described in the printed libretto (see
Add. 32174:, f. 1), as a " Dramma Eroicomico in Tre Atti"; with
symphonies and accompaniments for horns, oboes, flutes, bassoons,
trumpets, drums, and strings, in score. Signed " di me Giuseppe
Haydn, 1782." Autograph. Characters : Eurilla, Licone, Rodomonte,
Angelica, Alcina, Medoro, Pasquale and Orlando. About twelve
leaves are wanting between ff. 162 and 163, together with the whole of
Act iii. The missing portions are included in the German version of
the opera in Add. 16027, 16028 (helow, p. 311).

Additional 32174, passim.

Paper; a.d. 1782, etc. Duodecimo and oblong octavo. See also under
Oratorios (vol. i, p. 372), Songs (2nd half of 18th cent., below), and Instrumental
Music (in vol. iii).

Numbers from operas, with oboes, flutes and bassoons (in nos. 1, 2),
horns and strings.

1, 2. Instrumental numbers, without 1 orchestra, opera xxxv.

titles, viz. the overtures to " L' Isola
disabitata," 1779 (f£. 33-71 ixissim),
and to "La Vera Costanza," 1779
(ff. 35-72 passim), written by Franz
Joseph Haydn, in parts, and origin-
ally published by Artaria as nos. 1 I score, f. 214
and 4 of a set of Sei Sinfonie a grand '

" Se mai piu saro geloso" : cavatina
[from "Alessandro nelle Indie"].
" Carlo Monza." In score, f. 207.
Scena (Alceste), with aria, "Ombre,
larue." "Francesco de Majo." In

Additional 15994.

Paper; ff. 201. After 1782 (?). Oblong folio.

" II Convitto (sic) di Massimo " : Opera in 2 Acts, with symphonies
and accompaniments for horns, oboes, flutes, drums, and strings, in
score, by Domenico Cimarosa [Venice, 1782]. Act i only. The pre-
sent copy appears to have been made for a performance before the
Court at Naples. For Act ii see Add. 16145 (below, p. 306). Characters :
Eleonora, Massimo, Checco, Alfonsina, il Conte, il Cavaliere, and




Additional 16145.

Paper; fi. 158. After 1782. Oblong folio.

Opera in 2 Acts ["II Convito di Massimo," by Domenico Cima-
rosa]. Act ii only. In the same hand as Add. 15994, to which no
doubt it was originally attached (see above).

Additional 31743-31745.

Paper; ff. 160, 139, 162. About 1782-1801 (dates of performance of known
Operas). Oblong folio. Belonged to Mrs. Danby, at Naples, and to Lt. -Col. Edward
Capel, at Catania, in Sicily.

Numbers from Operas, with accompaniments for strings and (with
the exception of vol. iii, no. 3) wind instruments, in score, by Domenico
Cimarosa. The wind instruments comprise generally horns and oboes,
for which latter,, however, flutes are substituted in vol. i, no. 3, and
in vol. iii, nos. 1 and 6. Other additional instruments employed are
mentioned below. Most of the pieces were transcribed for Giuseppe

31743. Vol. I.

1. Rondo, " Ah Serena "; probably from
an opera, with clarinets, etc. f. 2.

2. Duet (Nespolina, Marchese), "Con
quelle tue manine." f. 23.

3. Quartet, "Trista me" [from "Nina
6 Martuffo," 1782]. f.48.

4. Scena for bass, "MiseroBernardone"
[(?) from " Giannina e Bernardone,"

31744. Vol. II.

1. Scena '("M" Orazio," etc.), " Se alia
patria " ; with trumpets, bassoons, etc.
[From " Gli Orazzi e Curiazi," 1794.]
f. 1.

2. Duet, " Doue son, che cosa" ; from
" La Ballerina amante." f. 17.

3. Duet (Don Orlando and Bernardone),
beg. " Mio Signor garbato." Sung at
Pisa in 1784. [? From " Giannina e
Bernardone," 1781.] f. 35.

31745. Vol. III.

1. Cavatina (Beatrice), " Non v' e cosa
piu gustosa." f. 2.

2. " Mi brami " : scena and duet, with
trumpets, etc. [From "Artemisia,"
1801.] f. 8.

3. Duet (Cefisa, Dorante), "Amante

1785]. f. 63.

5. Quartet, "Ah, mio bene" ; from "La
Ballerina amante " [1782], f. 85.

6. Quintet, "Che tremore" ; from "Le
Trame Deluse " [1786]. f. 116.

7. Duet, " lo ti lascio, perche " ; with
bassoon, etc. From "II Matrimonio
segreto" [1792]. f. 145.

4. Aria (Don Orlando), " Quando vado
a duello." [From the same.] f. 57.

5. " Dunque avanti " : scena and duet
[from "Nina e Martuffo "], f. 81.

6. "Doue son? Di gelo io resto " :
quartet, with clarinets, etc. From
"II Fanatico Burlato " [1787]. f. 101.

7. " Nel mirar quel caro " : duet, with
bassoons, etc. [From "Le Trame de-
luse," 1786.] f. 121.

mi sarete." f. 45.

4. Duet (Ulysses, Evenor), "Da questo
Lido " ; with clarinets, etc. [From
" Penelope," 1794.] f . 53.

5. Duet (Beatrice, Caramella), "Nel
mirar quel tuo sembiante." f. 72.



6. Quartet (Alfonsina, Cavaliere, Conte,
Massimo), "Amore mio bellissimo."
Evidently from " II Convito di Mas-
simo " [1782]. f.88.

7. " Tutto pien di riverenze": trio,

with bassoou, etc. From"IlFana-
tico Burlato." f. 106.
, "Scendi, 6 cara": trio, from " Le
Trame deluse." f . 132.

Additional 11588, ff. 53-55, 67, 73b.

Paper ; about 1783. Quarto. See also under Madrigals (above, p. 163).
PoETiONS of dramatic compositions.

1. "Grand Ballet." The treble part.
"Baldassar de Beaujoyeulx " {sc.
Baltazarini). ff. 53-55.

2. "Ahi, fatto indegno"; from Ari-
adne" [1607]. " Monteverde." This
and no. 3 are given by Dr. Charles
Burney as ' ' Original passages in . . .
Recitative, which still continue in

use." f.67.

3. "Ache piu dubbie " ; from " Euri-
dice." "Peri." f.67.

4. ' ' Vanne invitto " ; with a violin part
and a bass for harpsichord, in score.
" Alessandro Scarlatti." Apparently
transcribed from Harley 1272 (above,
p. 236). f. 73b.

Egerton 2379, f. 230.

Paper ; about 1784. Oblong octavo.

Overture to " Armida," by Haydn. See under Symphonies, in
vol. iii.

Additional 31450.

Paper ; ff. 116. a.d. 1784, etc. Oblong folio.

Incidental Music, in score, by Henry Purcell. Apparently
transcribed for the use of the " Concerts of Ancient Music" (see f. 1).

1, " The Music in ' The Tempest ' [1690]
as alter'd by Drydenand Davenant."
Transcribed by J. P. Hobler in 1784.
" There was no Overture in the
Original ; the following was written
by Tho" Norris, M.B., of Oxford at
the request of D' Bever." The whole
of the original music, including the

masque, was published by Goodison.
2. "Dido and JEneas": described as

"A masque 1677. ^tatis 19."

[Transcribed by E. W. Smith, pro-
bably immediately after no. 1, c/.
Add. 15979, f . 2, below, p. 310, to which
it is in all respects similar.] f. 56.

Additional 16001.

Paper; ff. 217, About 1785. Oblong quarto.

" II Credulo Deluso " : a farce in one Act, with symphonies and
accompaniments for trumpets, oboes, horns, clarinets, bassoons, and
sti'ings, in score, by Cimarosa [1785]. Apparently the greater part
is autograph. Characters : Ortenzia, Lesbina, Filberto, Don Astrolabio,
Madama, Tiburnio, Don Catapazio, and Norina.

X 2


Additional 16046, 16047.

Paper ; ff. 184, 131. About 1785. Oblong quarto.

" L'Arbore di Diana : Dramma Giocoso " ; in 2 Acts, with sym-
phonies and accompaniments for oboes, flutes, clarinets, horns, trumpets,
bassoons, drums, and strings, in score, by Vicente Martin [y Solar,
about 1785]. Characters: Diana, Britomarte, Clizia, Cloe, Doristo,
Amore, Silvio, and Endimione.

Additional 16048.

Paper ; ff. 111. About 1785 (supposed date of first performance). Oblong folio.

" ' Vna Cosa Rara ' o sia * Bellezza ed Onesta ' " : a selection, in
irregular order, of some of the principal numbers from that Opera
[178.5?], by the same composer. The symphonies and accompaniments
are for flutes, oboes, clarinets, and strings, in score. Characters : II
Principe, La Regina, Lilla, Ghitta, Corrado, Lubino, Titta, and U

Additional 27638.

Paper ; ff . 34. a.d. 1785. Oblong quarto.

" The Mistakes of a Day " : consisting of the overture and airs,
with accompaniments for horns, flutes, and strings, in score, by Dr.
John Wall Callcott, 1785. Autograph. In 2 Acts. There are gaps
after ff". 26 and 30. Chai'acters : Sir Nicholas Avaro, Fitzgig, Hardy,
Belvile, Louisa, etc.

Additional 34603, passim.

Paper ; about 1785-1789. Oblong octavo. See also under Anthems (vol. i,
p. 74).

Fragments of melody, in the hand of J. Stafford Smith, from the
following dramatic compositions : —

1. "King Lear" (Act j, sc. 7). Anony-
mous, f. 12.

2. " Dragon of Wantley." [1737.]
"Lampe." f. 12.

3. "Hydaspes." [1710.] By P. Man-
cini. f. 12.

4. " Come live with me " ; from " Love
in a village." Anonymous. f. 25


5. "Canaries": a dance, from " Dio-
clesian," apparently Henry Purcell's
work of that name, 1690. f . 26b

6. "All in y" Downs" [from "Black-
eyed Susan," 1720, by R. Leveridge].
f. 31b.

Egerton 2506.

Paper; ff. 181. About 1786. Oblong folio.

" Le Faucon " : comic Opera in 3 Acts, the words by — De la
Fermiere, the music by [Dmitri] Bortniansky, performed before the
Russian Court at Gatschina, in 1786. The symphonies and accom-


paniments are for flutes, oboes, horns, bassoons, and strings, in score.
Transcribed by Louis Zanieri, copyist to the Court of St. Petersburg.
Characters : Federic, Pedrillo, Elvire, Marine^ D'' Lentullus, D^ PromptuF,
Gregoire, and Jeannette ; with a 3-part Chorus.

Additional 14396, ff. 15-2 lb.

Paper; about 1786 (date of opera). Oblong folio. See also under sacred
Trios (vol. i, p. 465).

" GiUNSE AL FIN il momento " : rondeau from " Le Nozze di Figaro,"
with pianoforte accompaniment, in score, by Mozart. The copy from
which the composer is said to have accompanied his wife, by whom it
was presented to Vincent Novello at Salzburg, in 1829. At the end
is a cadenza in the composer's hand.

Additional 15995.

Paper ; ff . 332. About 1786. Oblong quarto.

" L' Impresario in Angustie : dramraa giocoso-comico," with sym-
phonies and accompaniments for horns, oboes, flutes, clarinets, bassoons,
drums, and strings, in score, by Domenico Cimarosa [1786]. Characters :
Merlina, Doralba, Gelindo, Crisobolo, Don Perizonio, Gianleo, and

Additional 31746.

Paper ; ff. 14. About 1786. Oblong folio. Belonged to Giuseppe Cecchi.

Duet (Nardo, Clicerio), beg. " Veggo da quella cera " ; with accom-
paniments for trumpets, oboes, bassoon, and strings, in score. From an
Opera ["Le trame deluse," 1786] by Cimarosa.

Egerton 2507.

Paper ; ff. 241. About 1787. Oblong folio.

" ' Le Fils Rival ' ou ' La Moderne Stratonia ' " : Opera in 3 Acts,
the words by De La Fermiere, the music by [Dmitri] Bortniansky, per-
formed before the Russian Court at Pavlowsky in 1787. The overture,
symphonies and accompaniments are for clarinets, flutes, oboes, horns,
bassoons, harp (once), and strings, in score. In the hand of L. Zanieri
(compare Eg. 2506, above, p. 308). Characters : Sanchette, Le Docteur,
Hugolin, Don Carlos, Don Ramire, Albertine, Don Pedro, Eleonore,
and Carillo ; with a 3-part Chorus.

Additional 34227, 34228.

Paper ; ff . 206, 233. About 1788. Oblong folio.

" AxuR, Re d' Ormus : Dram[m]a Tragi-comico in Cinque Atti,
Rappresentato nel Teatro della Corte a Vienna " ; with symphonies and
accompaniments for horns, trumpets, flutes, oboes, clarinets, bassoons,



drums (timpani, tamburi, etc.), cymbals, tambourine, harpsichord,
etc., in score. By Antonio Saheri [1788]. Add. 16118 (below) con-
tains a copy of a German version, which differs in many respects.
Characters : Aspasia, Attamor, Atar, Biscroma, Axur, Arteneo, Ursone,
Fiammetta, Brighetta, Smeraldina, Arlechinoj; with Choruses of Slaves,
Soldiers, etc.

Additional 15979.

Paper ; ff . 102. About 1788-1796. Oblong folio. Belonged to J. W. Dodd,
of Dean's Yard, Westminster Abbey, who transcribed nos. 2 and 3, and after-
wards to Domenico Dragonetti, who bequeathed it to the British Museum.

Dramatic works, in score, by Henry Purcell.

"Dido and ^neas": a Masque,
1677 {"setatis 19"). Copied by Ed-
ward Woodley Smith, " one of the
choirs of St. Paul's, Windsor, etc.,
July, 179 , . . . from a corrected copy
[? Add. 31490, f. 56, above, p. 307] in
the hands of John Hindle, Mus. Bac,
from a corrected copy in the hands of
Samuel Howard, Mus. Doc." ff. 2-62.
Part of the "Music in 'Bonduca' "
[1695], ending with "Britons, strike

home." Transcribed by J. W. Dodd
in 1796. f . 03.

. "Musick in ' Timon of Athens'"
[1678]. Transcribed by the same.

. Scene from " Dioclesian " [1690],
Act V, beginning with the duet
"Make room for the great God of
Wine," and ending with the chorus
" The Mighty Jove." Transcribed
by J. P. Hobler in 1788. f. 96.

Additional 34126, ff. 24b-86b passim.
Paper ; about 1789. Oblong octavo. See also below, under Songs.
Airs, etc., without accompaniments, from Operas or Incidental


1,2. "My Nancy leaves the rural
train," and "When war's alarms " ;
from "The Camp" [1778]. By T.
Linley. Q. 24b, 27.

3. " Well met, pretty maid " ; dialogue
in " Thomas and Sally " [1743]. By
T. A. Arne. f. 30b.

4. "Great Csesar, once renown'd " ;
from " The Camp." By T. Liuley.
f. 44b.

5. " Rule, Britannia " [from "Alfred,"
1740]. "Arne." f . 53b.

6. " Blow high, blow low " [from
"The Seraglio," 1776, by C. Dibdin].
f . 54b.

7. " The moment Aurora peep'd " ;
from " Poor Vulcan." [By the
same, 1778.] f . 64b.

8. "A Clerk I was in London gay";
from " Incle and Yarico" [1787].
By S. Arnold, f. 79b.

9. " Dear Sir, this brown jug " ; from
" The Poor Soldier " [1783]. By W.
Shield, f. 86b.

Additional 16065.

Paper ; f!. 179. a.d. 1791. Oblong folio.

" II Catone in Utica" ; in 3 Acts, described in the MS. libretto at
if. 156, 158, as " Dramma per Musica Da rappresentarsi Nel, . .Teatro
Di S. Samuele [at Venice] il Carnovale. .. 1791 ... .La musica. . .del
celebre Sig"" Sebastiano Nasolini, Maestro di Cappella." The overture,
symphonies and accompaniments are written for tlutes, oboes, horns,



bassoons, and strings, with a figured bass for harpsichord, in score. It
appears to be imperfect at the end. Autograph. On ff. 1 and 179 are
notes of registration in the Chancery of Venice, dated 6 June, 1791.
Characters : Catone (Domenico Mombelli), Cesare (Michelangelo Neri,
in the ser\'ice of the Duke of Parma), Marzia (Rosalinda Marconi
Molinelli), Arbace (Salvatore Tierri), Emilia (Maria Catenacci), and
Fulvio (Pietro Checchi).

Additional 33237, ff. 3-121, 168.

Paper; a.d. 1791, etc. Oblong folio. See also under Catches (above, p. 41),
Duets (p. 75), and Odes (p. 220).

Incidental music by Henry Purcell, in score,
numbers are transcribed by J. Paul Hobler.

The first three

"King Arthur" [1691]; with over-
ture and accompaniments for trum-
pets, oboes, and strings. The
introduction to Act ii, the hornpipes
at the end of Acts ii and iii, the sym-
phony ("Britannia rises") in Act v,
the concluding Grand dance, and
the overture (taken from Goodison's
edition), all of which appear in G.
Arkwright's edition, are wanting
here. Other numbers missing (which
do not appear in Arkwright's edition)
are indicated on ff. 44 and 61.
ff . 3-82b.

. " The Indian Queen " [1692] ; with
overture and accompaniments for
trumpets, oboes, strings and kettle-
drums. This copy contains all the
airs printed by Goodison (about

1790), but not the instrumental
music at the end of that edition,
ff. 83-114b.

3. "Libertine" [1676]; part of Act iv
(as in Add. 31447, f . 148, above, p. 246).
ff. 115-121.

4. "Circe," beg. "We must assemble
by a sacrifice " : being the music in
the 1st Act of the tragedy of that
name produced by John Banister in
1676 (c/. Add. 81447, f. 47), with a
jjrelude and accompaniments for
strings, in score. " Copied from
a MS. in the hands of John Hindle,
M.B. (part of the collection of the
late Thomas Bever, LL.D.) by
Edward Woodley Smith, of the
choirs of St. Paul's, Windsor, etc.,
Aug', 1796." ff. 168-184.

Additional 31641, f. 10b.

Paper ; after 1791. Polio. See also under Instrumental Music, in vol. iii.

Romance ( Armidoro), beginning " Ihr guten lieben Leute, hort " ;
with pianoforte accompaniment, in score. From " Die Zauberzither,"
generally known as " Kasper, der Fagottist," by Wenzel Mliller [1791].

Additional 16027, 16028.

Paper ; ff. 181, 167. About 1792 (?). Oblong folio.

" RiTTER Roland " : Opera in 3 Acts, in score, by Franz Joseph
Haydn, translated into German, probably for the performance at
Vienna in January, 1792, from "Orlando Paladino " [1782]. In the
present copy the recitativi secchi are omitted, but some passages want-
ing in the original (Add. 32172) are here supplied, including the part
of Caronte. The arias on fF. 48b— 78 of the original are inserted later on
in the present MS. For a further account of the work, see above, p. 305.


Additional 31736, 31737.

Paper ; fi. 248, 212. About 1792. Oblong folio.

" II Matrimonio Segreto " : Opera buffii in 2 Acts, with sym-
phonies and accompaniments for horns, trumpets, flutes, oboes, clarinets,
bassoons, and strings, and a figured bass for harpsichord or pianoforte,

in score, by Domenico Cimarosa [1792

Characters : Fidalma, Paolino,

Don Geronimo, Cai-olina, Elisetta, and il Conte.

Additional 15988, 15989.

Paper ; ff. 159, 146. About 1793. Oblong quarto.

" Il Chinese (sic) in Italia " : described as " Dramma Giocoso," in 2
Acts ; with symphonies and accompaniments for oboes, horns, bassoons,
and strings, ancl a figured bass for harpsichord, in score. By Francesco
Bianchi. Performed at the San Moise Theatre, Venice, in 1793.
Characters : Siventi, Cecchina, Giacchino, Camchincam, Giannotto,
Melidora, and Stropiatesti.

Additional 15990.

Paper ; ff. 248. About 1793, etc. Oblong quarto.

'"La Vendetta di Nino' o sia ' La Semiramide'": Opera in 2 (?) Acts,
with symphonies and accompaniments for flutes, oboes, clarinets,
trumpets, horns, bassoons, and strings, in score, by Francesco Bianchi
[1793]. Imperfect at the end. The title-role was taken by [Giorgi
Brigida] Banti (see f. 53). Characters : Semiramide, Mitrane, Oroe,
Seleuco, Azema, and Arsace, with a Chorus (for 4 voices). Acting

Included also (ff". 225, 232, 235b) are some duets, beg. " Cara,
nel tuo sembiante," " Coraggio, anima mia," and " Deh, se m' ami " ;
from " Iside " (probably " La Festa d' Iside " or " Sesostri," by Giuseppe
Mosca, 1803). The instruments employed are the same as above,
with the exception of the trumpets. Characters : Sesostri, Azema,
and Atamaro.

Additional 16003, 16004.

Paper ; ff. 253, 244. About 1793. Oblong quarto.

" Il Matrimonio Secreto," by Cimarosa, in score. Apparently the
second version (1793) ; the earlier (1792) being probably that contained
in Add. 31736 and 31737 (above). The instruments employed are
the same, with the addition of drums. Copied by, or for. Carlo
Carpanin, of Venice.

Additional 31578.

Paper ; ff. 73. About 1793. Oblong folio.

Collection of vocal pieces, apparently all from Operas, with
instrumental accompaniments, in score, made by, and partly in the



haud of, R. J. S. Stevens. Nos. 2, 3, 6, and 7 are duets. Unless the
contrary is stated, the acconipaniments are for strings, with a bass,
usually figured, for pianoforte.

1. " Volgimi, 6 cara"; with oboes,
horns, bassoons, pianoforte, etc.
Apparently from an Opera in which
one of the characters is Rinaldo (see
f. 5b), but the words of " lo ti lascio,
e questo Addio (f . 10b) are from
Metastasio's "Issipile." Described
as " The Favorite Rondeau Sung by
Mr. Teuducci Accompanied on the
Piano Forte by Mr. Bach. And on
the Hautboy by Mr. Fischer. Com-
posed by Mr. [Johann Christian]
Bach. From Miss Jeffery, 1793."
f. 1.

2. " T' amo, si " ; with horns, oboes, etc.
This and no. 3 are from Handel's
" Giulio Cesare " [1723]. f. 20.

8. " Caro— Bella." f. 28.

4. " Non so dou[d]e viene " ; with
oboes, horns, etc. [From "L' Olim-
piade," 1769.] "[Johann Christian]

Bach." f. 33.

5. " Tu pensa al mio riposo " : described
as a Cantata, by " [Giovanni] Pais[i]-
ello " ; but probably from his
"Demetrio," composed in 1766.

6. " Mentre dormi, amor foment! "
[? from " L' Olimpiade "]. This and
no. 7 are by " [Pietro] Terziani,"
and have only accompaniments for
harp, with a bass for pianoforte.

7. " Aurette leggiere " : described as
" Duettino Notturno . . . from Miss
Moore [daughter of John Moore,
Archbishop of Canterbury], 1798."
The words are from Metastasio's
"Angelica." f . 60.

8. Recitative and aria, " Rendi, Ocara"
[from"L' Olimpiade," about 1755].
" [Giuseppe] Sarti." f. 66.

Additional 35003, ff. 42-48, 111-120.

Paper; about 1798 (see f. 41b) — 1824 (v^atermark). Oblong folio, e^c. See also
under Motets (vol. i, p. 849).

Fragments in the hand of Samuel Wesley, apparently forming parts
of di'amatic compositions by him.

1. Air (1st Negro), beg. " Me look out
o' window," and air (Clara), beg.
" After storms and after gales " ; with
figured basses and parts apparently
for flutes, in score. About 1793.
a. 42, 42b.

2. " Gentle warblings." 1799 (see Add.
85005, f. 72, below), f . 45.

3. "When Sheet Home! the Captain
cries " : air for bass, with accompani-
ment for pianoforte and violins, in
score, 1795. Belonged to Vincent
Novello and afterwards to Dr. West-

brook, f. 111.

4. Recit. (Alcides), beg. "Horrors in-
crease " ; with bass. f. 115.

5. " Recit. " His soul, tho' lost to hap-
piness," and air, " O silence, fond
warblers " ; with bass. f. 116.

6. Last nine bars of a movement in Bb.
At the end is written " End of Part
the First " (altered into " Second ").
About 1824 (watermark), f. 119.

7. First oboe part of an Allegro maes-
toso movement in D minor, following
a recitative, f. 120.

Additional 15998.

Paper ; ff. 368. After 1798. Oblong quarto.

" Le Astuzie Femminili" : described as " Dramma Giocoso " in 2
Acts ; with symphonies and accompaniments for hoi-ns, oboes, clarinets,
bassoons, and strings, and a figured bass for harpsichord or pianoforte,


in score. By Cimarosa [1793]. Copied for — Bonoris-Zappi, of
Bologna. Characters : Bellina,Ersilia;Filandro^Don Romualclo,Nerina,
Leonora, and Don Gianpaolo.

Additional 16011.

Paper ; ff . 179. About 1794. Obloug folio.

" L' An[n]ktta " : described as " Earsa Giuocosa " ; with symphonies
and accompaniments for flutes, oboes, clarinets, horns, trumpets, drums,
bassoons, and strings, in score. By Giuseppe Farinelli. Performed for
the first time [1794 ?] at the San Samuele theatre, Venice. Characters :
Annetta, Dor. . ,, il Conte, Serpentino, Farfallone, and Anselmo.

Additional 16117.

Paper; ff. 217. About 1794 (watermark). Oblong folio.

" Evelina " : an Italian version of " Arvire et Evelina," Opera in
3 Acts, which was left unfinished by Antonio Sacchini at his death
(1786), and completed in the following year by Jean Baptiste Key (see
Fetis, etc.). The present score appears to have been made in England.

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