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6-9, including three duets, are by
" [Domenico] Sarro." f . 79.

6. "Caro mio bene amato." f. 89.



7. "lo ti lascio." f. 97.

8. " Cara, da tuoi bei lumi." f. 105.

9. " Vorrei disciogliere." f. 109.



Additional 31644.

Paper ; ff. 121, 18th cent. Oblong folio.

" Imeneo e Venere : " so-called " Cantata," for 4 voices, with sym-
phonies and accompaniments for horns, oboes, and strings, in score,
by [Baldassare Galuppi, detto il] Buranello. Autograph. The work
is divided into 3 short parts, occasionally styled Acts, each of which is
subdivided into scenes. Characters : Venus, Urania, Hymenseus, and
Mars.

Additional 31674, passim.

Paper ; 18th cent. Oblong folio. See also under Duets (above, p. 82).

Operatic numbers with orchestral symphonies and accompaniments,
in score. Instruments named — other than strings — are indicated
below.



1. Aria (Amore), beg. " Nell' idea ch' ei
volgi in mente " ; with flutes, horns,
bassoons, etc. "Cavaliere Gluck."
f.l.

2. Symphony from "Paridee[d] Elena"
[1770] ; with the same instruments,
oboes, trumpets, drums, etc. By the
same. f. 13.

3. " Lungi dal ben che s' ama" ; with
flutes, etc. Anonymous, f. 32.

4. " Cervo in bosco": recitative and
aria, with trumpets, etc., from an
Opera in which one of the characters
is Fileno. Anonymous, f. 37.

5. " Con r ardor della tua face." Anony-
mous, f. 48.

6. " Qual disarmata nave." Anony-
mous, ff. 52-56.

7. "Care luci." "Antonio Sacchini."
f. 65.

8. "Numi, se giusti siete " ; from
"Adriano [1755]." "[Andrea] Ber-



nasconi." f. 72.

9. Aria (Dircea), beg. " E specie di tor-
mento." [Prom " Temistocle," 1744 ?]
By the same. f. 78.

10. " Perdona, o figlio amato." " —
Bracci." f. 84.

11. " Scherza il nocchier " [from "De-
metrio."] " — Corselli." f. 88.

12. " Piange la lontananza." " [G. M.]
Schiassi." f. 96.

13. "Cara, addio ; dammi un' amplesso."
' ' [Geminiano] Giacomelli." f . 102 .

14. " Per te costante." By the same,
f. 105.

15. " Resto per te." " — Redi."
f . 109.

16. " So che fedel mi sei." " [Michele]
Fini." f. 115.

17. " Deh, lascia, core." Anonymous,
f . 120.

18. "Mi Crediinfedele" [from " Siroe"].
Anonymous, f . 122.



Additional 31676, passim.

Paper ; 18th cent. Quarto. The MS. belonged to G. H. Broekhuijzen of
Amsterdam. See also under Oratorios (vol. i, p. 376), and Songs (below).

" Recueil D'Airs," including a duet (no. 22), with a bass (in
almost all cases figured) for harpsichord, in scoi-e. Anonymous.

1. "Manes des Rois " [from "Tan- 2. "La nuit ramene en vain le repos."
crede," 1702] ; by A. Campra. f . 14. f. 14b.



344



VOCAL MUSIC— SECULAR.



3. " Diff^re d'un moment, ch^re ombre."
f . 15b.

4-6. "Plus j 'observe ces lieux," " C'est
I'Amour qui retient," and "Les
plaisirs ont choisipour azile." [From
"Armide," 1686.] By J. B. LuUy.
ff. 16b, 17b, 18.

7. " Que vois-je 1 C'est Iss6." [Prom
"Iss6," 1697.] By A. G. Destouches.
f . 18b.

8. " AUez, allez ; 61oignez vous." [From
"Armide."] f. 20b.

9. "Consolez vous." f.21.

10. " Suivez les Loix." f. 21b.

11. " Heureuse pais " [from"Iss6"]; by
A. C. Destouches. f. 22b.

12. " Coulez, tranquilles eaux." f . 23b.

13. 14. "Che non mi disse," and " Se
cerca, se dice." [From "L' Olimpi-



ade," 1735]. By G. B. Pergolesi.
fi. 24b, 26b.

15. "Tornate, 6 luci." f . 32b.

16. " Ombra, che pallida fai qui soggi-
orno." [From " Lucio Vero " or
"Vologeso."] f. 33b.

17. "La Sorte tiranna." f. 36.

18. "Jo ti lascio"; by B. Galujppi.
f. 37b.

19. "Chi vive amaute " [from " Ales-
sandro nolle Indie."] f. 40.

20. Recitative, " Importuna grandezza,"
and aria, " Quanto mai felici siete."
[From " Ezio."] ff. 42b, 43.

21. " Pupille care" [from "Nerone"];
by G. B. Pescetti. f . 44.

22. " Se mai turbo il tuo riposo " :
duet [from " Alessandro nelle Indie"].
f. 45b.



Numbers 23-29 are headed " Airs Italiens Comiques," and are
probably taken from Comic Operas.



23. "Non sarebbe cosa strana." f. 49b.

24. " Fin che sou bella." f. 52b.

25. "Non puo fare i fatti suoi." f. 55b.

26. "Figlia mia, vuoi tu marito " :
dialogue, f. 57b.

27. "Bella figlia, che sei da marito."
f. 60.

28. "In quel felice giorno." f. 61b.

29. "Idol mio, non posso star." f. 62b.

30. " Se gl' uomini sospirano." By B.
Galuppi. f. 64b.



31. "Ecco in rustico ammanto Er-
minia " ; recitative, f . 66b.

32. " Sposo, un momento " [from "Ales-
sandro nelle Indie "]. f. 67b.

33. Recitative, " Scorron gl' anni," and
aria, "Non lasciar languir cosi."
ff. 69b, 70.

34. Recitative, " Se prolungar la vita
si potesse," and aria, " Su, dunque 1
Vogiio here." fi. 71, 72.

35. The same in another key. ff. 73, 74.



Additional 31689.

Paper ; fi. 89. 18th cent. Oblong folio.

" Don Trastullo Nel Barat[t]olo, 6 Baule " : Intermezzo in 2
parts, with symphonies and accompaniments for flutes, horns, oboes,
trumpets, and strings, and a figured bass for harpsichord, in score, by
Nicolo Jommelli [1742]. Characters: Arsenia, Giambarone, and Don
Trastullo.

Additional 31690.

Paper ; ff. 272. 18th cent. Oblong folio.

" Attilio Eegolo " : Opera in 3 Acts, w^ith symphonies and accom-
paniments for oboes, horns, flutes, trumpets, and strings, and a figured
bass for harpsichord, in score, by Jommelli [1752]. Chai'acters, as in
Add. 16155 (below, p. 350).



OPERAS.



345



Additional 31691.

Paper ; ff . 129. 18th cent. Oblong folio. Belonged to Charles Hatchett.

Arias, etc., with symphonies and accompaniments for strings and
(in the case of nos. 1, 4, 7, and 9) horns and oboes, in score, by Nicolo
Jommelli. Nos. 1-6, 8, 9 are from " Achille in Sciro," 1745; no. 7
from " Semiramide," 1752. Characters, as above, p. 297.



1. " Dille che si consoli." f. 2.

2. " Quando il soccorso apprenda."
f.l4.

3. "Del terreno nel concavo seno."
f.22.

4. " Se un core annodi" ; with trio, in
which the 2 upper voices are doubled.
f.32.

5. Recitative, " Achille ni' abban-



dona " ; with aria, "Ira, dispetto."
ff. 44, 48b.

6. "Fra 1' ombre un lampo solo."
f.60.

7. Recitative, " Ma che fo " ; with aria,
"Passaggier, chesulasponda." ff. 72,
79.

8. " Cosi leon feroce." f. 98.

9. "Inuolarmi il mio tesoro." f. 108.



Additional 31692, ff. 24-176.

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

Selections from Operas, with symphonies and accompaniments for
strings (and other instruments named below), in score, by Nicolo
JommelK. Unless the contrary is stated, they are arias.



1. "Tu di saper procura." [This and
nos. 2-3 and 5 are from "L' Olim-
piade," 1761.] f. 24,

2. " Che non mi disse." f. 32.

3. " Ne' giorni tuoi Felici " : duet.
f.40.

4. " Pupille amabili " ; with flutes,
horns, etc. f . 56.

5. Scena and aria (Aristea), " Se cerca,
se dice" ; with bassoons, etc. i. 66.

6. 7. Recitative and aria, "Ah, non
parlar d' Amor " ; and aria, " Va, piu
non dirmi." From " Ipermestra,"
performed at Spoleto in autumn,
1751. fi.92, 103.

8. Aria (Rambaldo), "Non ti sdegnar,
mio Bene " ; with oboes, horns, etc.



This and the remaining numbers are
from " Armida " [1771]. f. 108.

9. " Caro mio ben, mia vita." f. 120.

10. Scena and aria (Armida), "Ah, ti
sento, mio povero Core." f. 127.

11. " L' arte e 1' ingegno." f. 136.

12. 13. " Guarda che lascio"; with
oboes, horns, etc. Followed by a
3-part chorus, " Torna pure." ff. 143,
164b.

14. Recitative and aria, " Ah, non
ferir." f. 169b.

15. Scena and quintet (Rinaldo, Er-
minia, Dano, Rambaldo and Tan-
credi), "Ah, perdona il mio tras-
porto." f. 172,



Additional 31717, ff. 1-1 03b,

Paper ; 18th cent. Oblong folio. The MS. belonged at one time to Charles
Hatchett, See also under Songs (below).



Operatic numbers, in score.

1. Overture and nine numbers, with
symphonies and accompaniments for
clarinets, flutes or " tallie," oboes,
horns, bassoons, and strings; from



" Orione " [1763] , by Johann Christian
Bach. Characters : Orione, Eno-
pione (?), Candiope, and Mercurio.
f.3.



346



VOCAL MUSIC— SECULAR.



2. Quartet (Elisa, Clearco, Sidonia,
and Fenicio), beg. "Deh, torna in te
stessa " ; apparently by the same com-
poser. The instruments employed
in this and the remaining numbers
are oboes, horns, bassoons (in no. 5),
and strings, f . 66.



3. "Casta Dea": chorus. By the
sarue. f. 78.

4. " Sacro orrore" : chorus, f. 84.

5. " Cosi stupisce": tenor aria [from
" Artaserse "]. f . 89.

6. "Va, crudel ; va, tiranno": tenor
aria, ff . 98-103b.



Additional 31742, ff. 25-33b.

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

Arias, with symphonies and accompaniments for strings, in score,
by anonymous composers.

1. " Son Regina, e sono amante "; from " Adriano in Siria"]. " Lampa-
" Didone abbandonata." f.25. rell[i?]." 1730. f . 28.

2. " Prigionera abbandonata" [from



Additional 32170, £F. 34, 42.

Paper; 18th cent. Oblong quarto. See also under Motets (vol. i, p. 299).
Arias, with accompaniments for strings, etc., in score.



1. "Quel augel che in rete ^ colto";
from "Amare per Regnare," 1723.
"Porpora." f.34.

2. " Ah I che parlar non posso " ; with



oboes, horns, etc. " Ferdinando Ber-
toni." Apparently sung by Gaetano
Scovelli in 1777. f. 42.



Additional 32436, ff. 17-1 9b.

Paper ; 18th cent. Folio. See also under Motets (vol. i, p. 330).

Aria, " Del cieco Tartaro," for a bass voice, with symphonies and
accompaniments for strings, in score, by Antonio Caldara.

Additional 32460.

Paper ; ff . 129. 18th cent. Oblong folio.

The arias in " Adriano [in Siria "], with symphonies and accom-
paniments for flutes, horns, oboes, trumpets, bassoons, and strings, and
a figured bass for harpsichord, in score, by [Francesco Maria] Veracini,
[1735.] Characters, as above, p. 279.



Additional 32583.

Paper; ff. 134. 18th cent. Folio. Belonged to Rev. E. Goddard.

Opera in 3 Acts, here (f. 93) described as " ' Cesare e Cleopatra '
.... von Georg Friedrich Haendel," with overture, symphonies, and
accompaniments for flutes, oboes, horns, bassoons, and strings, and a
bass (occasionally figured) for harpsichord, in score. The Opera is
quite distinct from the " Giulio Cesare " of the same composer, though



OPERAS.



34r



most of the characters are the same. Characters : Cesare, Tolomeo,
Cornelia, Cleopatra, Sesto, Arsace, Lentulo, and Achilla.



Additional 33238, ff. 2-43b.

Paper ; 18th cent. Tall folio. The MS. was presented by Vincent Novello in
1849. It also contains Chamber Quartets.

Opera, and portion of another Opera, in score, by Handel.



1. "Ottone" [1722], in 3 Acts, with
overture, symphonies, and accom-
paniments for oboes, flutes, bassoons,
and strings, and a figured bass for
harpsichord. The overture wants the
second movement and is arranged as
described in the introduction to the
edition of this opera by the Handel-
Gesellschaft, to whom however the
present MS. was evidently unknown.
The principal other variations from
that edition — besides the omission of
a considerable number of recitatives
and some half dozen airs — are the



removal of the short sinfonia in Act i,
scene 1, to the beginning of Act ii ;
the substitution of another recita-
tive for the one which commences
Act ii, scene 4 ; and the addition of
the music to the recitative " Del gran
sasso," before the aria " Le profonde
vie " in Act ii. f. 2b.
, "II confine della vita": aria with
symphony and accompaniment for
strings, from Act iii of the pasticcio
"Mutius Scoevola," sc. "Muzio"
[1721]. f. 42.



Additional 33351, ff.4b-67b|)a«stiM.
Paper ; 18th cent. Oblong octavo. See also under Songs (below).
Unaccompanied numbers from operas, etc.



1. " Soft invader of my soul " : air
[from "The Amourous Goddess,"
1744]. " [S.] Howard." f. 4b.

2. "Let us revel and rore " : duet
[from "Lovers' Luck," 1696], by
J. Eccles. f. 14b.

3. "Is there a charm": air [from
"Cephalus and Procris," 1738], by
H. Carey, f. 16.

4. " While the Lover is thinking " : air
[from "The Amourous Miser"], by
Jer. Clark, f. 16b.

5. " Cast, my love, thine eyes around."
[Prom " Harlequin Sorcerer."]
"Arne." f. 20b.

6. "Leave, neighbours, your work."
Words only [introduced in "Har-
lequin Ranger," 1752]. f. 26.

7. "When Britons first.... Eule,
Britannia." Words only [introduced
in Arne's " Alfred," 1740]. f. 29b.

8. "A Bumper, Sq[uire] Jones": air,
beg. "Yea, good fellows all." [From



" The Provoked Wife," 1744.] Anony-
mous, f. 34b.

9. "Cease, ye Rovers": duet [from
"The Island Princess," 1699].
" Danell Purcell." f. 35b.

10. "Fill all the glasses": duet [from
"King Henry the 5th"]. "John
Eccles." f. 49b,

11. "Wo;ild you taste y' Noontide
Air," [from "Comus"], by Dr. Arne.
f. 56b.

12. " When dasies pi'd : " described as
"The Cuckow song " [from " As you
hke it," 1740], by the same. f. 57b.

13. "Blow, blow, thou winter wind" :
air [from the same], by the same.
f.61.

14. "On every hill": air [from
"Comus," 1738], by the same,
f . 62b.

15. " The loud alarms of war " : duet
[from "The Mad Lover"]. "John
Eccles." f. 67b.



348 VOCAL MUSIC— SECULAR.



Additional 33483, ff. 377, 377b.

Paper ; 18th cent. Small quarto. The MS. contains also other plays without,
music.

Melody of the following fragments of Incidental music to the
4-act Spanish comedy, " Lances de un Acampamento y la Fingida
Eonda" (see f. 318).



1. "Viva, viva la Milicia": air(?) to
he accompanied by the whole orches-
tra, with an introductory symphony,
f . 377.



2. "Retreta"; for violins and bass.
f. 377b.

3. " Contradanza " ; with wind instru-
ments and drum, f . 377b.



Additional 34996, f. 3.

Paper ; 18th cent. Oblong duodecimo.

Minuet from "Ariadne," by Handel [1733]. v. under Pianoforte
Solos (in vol. iii).

Egerton 2489-2491.

Paper ; ff . 194, 190, 87. Second half of 18th cent. Oblong quarto. Bookplates
of John Lodge-Ellerton.

" La Donna Vana " : Opera in 3 Acts, with symphonies and
accompaniments for horns, trumpets, oboes, bassoons, and strings, in
score, by Nicolo Piccinni [1764]. In three volumes. Characters:
Don Mercurio, Don Giulio, Irene, Marcaniello, Chiarella, La Baronessa,
and Donna Petronilla.

Additional 14175, fF. 173-197.

Paper; second half of 18th cent. Oblong quarto. See also under sacred
Songs (vol. i, p. 446).

Recitatives and arias, apparently all of them from Operas, with
symphonies and accompaniments for strings, in score, by Tommaso
Traetta.



1. " Ombra cara amorosa." f. 173.

2. " Tu di saper procura" [from
" L' Olimpiade," 1770]. f. 180.



3. " Scherza il Nocchier" [from " De-
metrio "]. f. 190.



Additional 14221, passim.

Paper ; second half of 18th cent. Oblong folio. See also under sacred Duets
(vol. i, p. 174).

Arias, cavatinas, and a few duets (indicated below) from Italian
Operas performed at Naples in the 18th cent., and many of them in
the Neapolitan dialect ; with accompaniments for strings and occa-
sionally other instruments, in score.

1. " Chillo sniccia e chell' allumma." 1 This and nos. 2, 3, are accompanied
"Gaetano Monti" Ifl. 1782-1784]. I by oboes, horns, e<c. f.2.



OPERAS.



349



2. Aria (Pulcinella) , beg. " Quaglia f oce-
tola." By D. Cimarosa. f. 16.

3. "Ah'ncocciosacacciottella." "Pietro
Goglielmi." f. 30.

4. " Ne' gio[r]ui tuoi felici " ; duet, with
a figured basa for harpsichord, etc.
[from "L' Olimpiade," 1737]. "Leo-
nardo Leo." f. 46.

5. Duet (Num... and Masello), beg.
" Don Masello." "Antonio Sacchini."
f.58.

6. "Pensier che lusingati." By Pic-
cinni. ff. 71-74.

7. Recitative and " Cavata," " Cara non
dubitar " ; from " Olimpiade " [1769].
"Pascale Caforo" {sc. Cafaro). f . 86.

8. Duet, " Si fusse pecorella." "Nicol6
Piccinni." Transcribed in 1767 for
the use of Donna Camilla Tosi. f. 94,

9. " Cauatina Pastorale," beg. "La
pioggia gia cessata" ; with oboes, etc.
"Francesco Corbesieri." f. 102.

10. "Cost' occhiata appassionata."
"Nicola Logroscino." f. 113.



11. "Fermate il fonte": duet with
horns, oboes, etc. " Nicolo Piccinni."
f . 119.

12. Aria (Pomponio), beg. "II signor
Don Polifonte"; with horns, oboes,
etc. By the same. Transcribed for
the use of the duke of Monteleone.
f. 141.

13. Duet (Carmosina and Pulcinella),
beg. " Gioja dest' arma." " Giovanni
Paesiello," 1770. f.l66.

14. Eecitative and air, "Non partir,
bell' Idol mio." [From " Antigono,"
performed in London, 1757]. "Nicola
Conforto." f. 172.

15. "Perch^, se tanti siete." [From
the same work]. By the same. f. 178.

16. "Dovrei, ma n6 " : cavatina [from
" Didone abbandonata," 1771]. "Gia-
como Insanguiue, d[ett]o Monopoli."
f . 186.

17. "Al mio pianto": cavatina and
recitative. " Carmine Pelliccia."
f . 192.



Additional 15987.

Paper ; ff. 210. Second half of 18th cent. Oblong quarto.

" Lucio Vero : Dramma per IMusica Rappresentato nell' Regio
Teatro di Torino. Del Sig^ Ferdinando Bertoni, IVIaestro del Pio
Conservatori[o de'] Mendicant! in Venezia." In 3 Acts ; with sym-
phonies and accompaniments for oboes, trumpets, horns, flutes, and
strings, in score. Characters as in Add, 31154: (above, p. 335).

Additional 16120, 16121.

Paper ; ff. 206, 164. Second half of 18th cent. Oblong folio. Belonged to
Thomas Walker in 1802,

" Gli Amanti Consolati" : Opera buffa in 2 Acts, with symphonies
and accompaniments for flutes, oboes, clarinets, horns, corno inglese,
trumpets, kettledrums (timballi), bassoons, mandoline, and strings, in
score, composed by Giuseppe Sarti, by order of the Czarina Catharine II
[1779], The present copy was arranged for a performance in which
M™6 [Josephine] Dussek appears to have taken part (see vol. i,
f. 144:b). Characters : Donna Florida, Lisaura, Armidoro, Leandro,
II capitano, and Bernardone.



Paper; ff.238.



Additional 16122.

Second half of 18th cent.



Oblong folio.



"IVIedonte, Re d' Epiro" : Opera in 3 Acts, with symphonies and
accompaniments for flutes, clarinets, oboes, horns, trumpets, drums,



350 YOCAL MUSIC— SECULAR.

and strings, and a figured bass for harpsichord, in score, by Giuseppe
Sarti [1753]. Characters : Arsace (acted by Giuseppe Aprile, b. 1738,
■on the occasion for which the present copy appears to have been made),
Evandro, Zelinda, Medonte, Seleae, and Talete.



Additional 16155, fi". 1-72.

Paper ; second half of 18th cent. Large folio. Transcribed (?) for General
[Hon. John] Fitzwilliam [Maj. General in 1759; son of the 5th Viscount Fitz-
William]. The MS. contains also Instrumental Music described in vol. iii.

" Attilio Regolo : Opera " in 3 Acts, with overture, symphonies
and accompaniments for oboes, trumpets, horns, and strings, in score,
by Nicolo Jommelli [1752]. Apparently in the hand of John Burton
(see fF. 73, 74, etc.). Characters : Attilia, Licinio, Manlio, Barce,
Publio, Regolo, and Amilcare.



Additional 30792-30794.

Paper ; fi. 129, 138, 103. Second half of 18th cent. Oblong folio. Bookplate
of John Lodge-Ellerton.

" Catone in Utica " : Opera in 3 Acts, with symphonies and
accompaniments for flutes, oboes, horns, trumpets, bassoons, and
strings, and a figured bass for harpsichord, in score, by Nicolo Piccinni
[1770]. In three volumes. Characters, as above, p. 311.



Additional 31119.

Paper ; fl. 140. Second half of 18th cent. Oblong folio.

" I Stravaganti : Intremezzi (sic) a quatro voci " ; with symphonies
and accompaniments for horns, oboes, and strings, in score. By Nicolo
Piccinni [1769]. The introductory symphony, which is written for
oboes, trumpets and strings, is in a difierent hand. Part I only.
Characters : Arminda, Nerina, Lelio, and Asdrubale.

Additional 31155.

Paper ; ff. 76. Second half of 18th cent. Oblong octavo. Belonged to [? J.
G.] Schicht.

" NiTTETTi " (sic) ; apparently reduced to 1 Act, from Metastasio's
-3-Act drama of that name ; with symphonies and accompaniments for
flutes, oboes, oboe d' amore, horns, bassoons, and strings, and a figured
bass for harpsichord, with an occasional part for cimbaletto. By
Giuseppe Sarti [1765]. Characters : Sammete, Beroe, Nitteti, Amasi,
Bubaste, and Amenosi (sic).



OPERAS.



351



Additional 31599.

Paper ; ff. 93. Second half of 18th cent. Oblong folio.

Operatic numbers, by Italian composers of the second half of the
18th century, with symphonies and accompaniments for oboes, horns,
and strings, in score.



1. "Vi dird, sentite bene": aria.
" Domenico Cimarosa." f. 1.

2. Recitative and aria (Aminta), beg.
"Son guerrier." " Pietro Guglielmi."
f.25.

3. 4. Cavatina with chorus, " Vi river-



isco, padron garbato " ; and duet,
"Vedetela." "Giovanni Paisiello."
From an Opera in which the
characters are Lucrezia, Barbadoro,
Scevola, and Pandolfo. ff . 49, 62,



Additional 32149, ff. 11, 25, 39.

Paper ; second half of 18th cent. Oblong folio.

Arrangement of a sestetto by Giuseppe Gazaniga. v. Trios for
2 flutes and a bass, in vol. iii.



Additional 32175.

Paper ; ff. 205. Second half of 18th cent. Oblong octavo.



Operatic pieces in score.

1. "L'Isle de Merlin": comic opera
(? in 1 Act), with symphonies and
accompaniments for flutes, oboes,
horns, bassoons, and strings. " Ch.
[W. von] Gluck " [1758]. Characters :
Scapin, Argentine, Diamantine,
Pierrot, Merlin, a Philosopher, etc.
f.2.

2. Recitative (Cleopatra) and aria, "A



votimiei"; with string accompani-
ments. From " Tolomeo " [1780].
' ' Giuseppe Colla." ff . 164, 170b.
. Rondo (Sammete), beg. " Se
I'affanno"; with flutes, horns, and
strings. Composed by the Abbate
" Luigi Gatti " of ]\Iantua, to be sung
in the Opera of "Nitteti," 1779, by
Giovanni [Maria] Rubiuelli. f. 186.



Egerton 2510, 2511.

Paper ; ff. 250, 244. Late 18th cent. Oblong folio.

" L' Amor Contrastato," sc. "La Molinara," in 3 Acts (the last
imperfect), with symphonies and accompaniments for oboes, bassoons,
horns, trumpets, and strings, in score. By Giovanni Paisiello [1788].
In three volumes. Characters : Eugenia, Amaranta, Calloandro,
Luigino, a Notary, Rachellina, Rospolone, and two Physicians.



Additional 14153, ff. 139-148.

Paper ; late 18th cent. Oblong folio. See also under sacred Songs (vol. i,
p. 438).

Aria (Berenice), beginning " Santo al core," from Act iii of an Opera
[probably " Berenice "], with symphonies and accompaniments for



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oboes, horns, bassoons, and strings, in score. In the hand of, and
presumably composed by, Pasquale Cafaro.

• Additional 14192, ff. 59-74.

Paper ; late 18th cent. Oblong quarto. See also under sacred Songs (vol. i,
p. 443).

Aria (Arbace), beginning " Fra' cento affanni"; with accompani-
ments for oboes, trumpets, and strings, in score. From " Artaxerxes,"
by Giacomo [Insanguine detto] Monopoli.



Additional 14233.

Paper; ff. 155. Late 18th cent. Oblong folio.

Portions of two anonymous Operas, with symphonies and accom-
paniments for oboes, strings, and other instruments mentioned below,
in score.



1. Acts i and ii of an Opera [? " An-
dromacca e Pirro"], apparently by
T. G. or G. T. [possibly Giacomo
Tritto, who wrote an opera of that
name]. The bass is occasionally
figured, for harpsichord ; and in one
passage two harpsichords are em-
ployed. Characters : Ermione, Pilade,
Andromacca, Pirro, Glearte, Oreste,



and Astianatte. f. 1.
, A long scena (probably the Finale
to Act i or ii) from an Opera in which
the characters are Bettina, Onesti (?),
Merlino, Agabito, Tiburcio, Rosina,
Beatrice, Buonatesta, and Pancrazio.
The instruments employed are flutes,
clarinets, horns, trumpets, bassoons,
etc. f. 111.



Additional 14234.

Paper ; ff. 112. Late 18th cent. Oblong folio.

" CoMPONiMENTO Drammatico che introduce ad un ballo Cinese " ;
with symphonies and accompaniments for flutes, horns, oboes, and
strings, and a figured bass for harpsichord, in score. Anonymous.
Possibly autograph (see end). Characters : Lisinga,* Sivene, and
Tangia.

Additional 15981, 15982.

Paper ; ff. 240, 149. Late 18th cent. Oblong quarto.

" L'AvARO " : Opera in 3 Acts, with symphonies and accompani-
ments for trumpets, flutes, horns, oboes, and strings, in score, by
Pasquale Anfossi [1776]. Two copies, in different hands, of which
the first (15981) is complete and was apparently written at Naples
(seef. 1) ; the other copy (15982), containing Acts ii and iii, is stamped
with the name of Naldi [? Giuseppe Naldi, the actor]. Characters :
Rosalinda, Tortora, Felicino, Stefanello, Orgasmo, Laurina, and
Macobrio.



* Ercole Paganini produced an Opera called "Lisinga" at Florence, in 1808.



OPERAS. 353

Additional 16000.

Paper ; ff. 256. Late 18th cent. Oblong quarto.



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