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" L' Olimpiade " : Drama in 2 Acts, with symphonies and accom-
paniments for horns, trumpets, oboes, bassoons, and strings, in score,
by Domenico Cimarosa [1781 or 1784]. Copied for Bonoris-Zappi,
Bologna. Characters as above, p. 285.

Additional 16020.

Paper ; ff . 337. Late 18th cent. Oblong quarto. Belonged to Gaetano Mari-
nelli (see f. 216).

" ToMiRi " : Opera in 2 Acts, by Pietro Guglielmi. It is preceded
(ff. l-14r) by the ovei'ture to Cimarosa's "Li Orazj e Curiazj." Tlie
instrumental porti(ms of both operas are written for oboes, clarinets,
flutes, horns, trumpets, bassoons, harps (in no. 2), and strings, in
score. The greater part of the present transcript was made by, or
for, Carlo Carpanin of Venice (see f. 2) ; but part of Act ii appears to
be autograph. Characters : Tomiri, Aspasia, Zoaspe, Toante, Ciro,
Cambise, and Arbace.

Additional 16022.

Paper ; ff . 209. Late 18th cent. Oblong quarto.

" La Scielta {sic) dello sposo " : Farce by Pietro Carlo Guglielmi,.
with symphonies and accompaniments for flutes, oboes, clarinets, horns,
bassoons, and strings, and a figured bass for harpsichord, in score.
Possibly founded on the 2-act Opera, '' La scelta d' uno sposo," which
is said to have been l^rought out at Venice in 1775 by Pietro Guglielmi,
sen. Characters : Pistone, Orlando, Dejanira, Lauretta, Ernesto, and
Alberto.

Additional 16051, 16052.

Paper ; ff. 208, 165. Late 18th cent. Oblong folio,

" AscANio in Alba " : Opera in 2 Acts, with symphonies and
accompaniments for trombe lunghe, drums, horns, oboes, flutes, bassoons,
and strings, in score, by Mozart [1771]. Characters : Ascanio,
Venere, a Faun, Aceste, and Silvia, with Choruses of Genii, Graces,
Nymphs, Shepherds, etc.

Additional 16053, 16054.

Paper ; ff. 167, 180. Late 18th cent. Oblong folio.

" La Clemenza di Titto " {sic) : Musical Drama in 2 Acts, written for
performance at the National Theatre, Prague, 1791, on the coronation
day [Sept. 6] of the Emperor Leoj^old I.I, by Mozart, " maestro di
Capella in attuale Servizio di sua Maesta Imperiale." With overture,
symphonies, and accompaniments for flutes, oboes, clarinets, bassoons,
horns, basset-horns, trumpets (clarini), drums, and strings, in score.
II 2 a



354 VOCAL MUSIC— SECULAR.

Some of the wind instruments are in separate scores at the end of the
numbers to which they belong. German words are given occasionally
in addition to the Italian. Characters : Yitellia, Sesto, Annio,
Public, Tito, and Servilia.

Additional 16055, 16056.

Paper ; fi. 322, 225. Late 18th cent. Oblong folio.

" ' Le Nozze di Figaro ' o sia ' La Folle (sic) giornata ' : Comedia
per Musica tiratta (sic) dal Francese in quattro Atti " ; with symphonies
and accompaniments for flutes, oboes, clarinets, horns, trumpets (trombe
and clarini), drums, and strings, in score — the wind instruments gene-
rally in separate score — by Mozart [1786]. A German version has
been written in a different hand above the Italian in most of the
numbers. Characters : Susanna, Figaro, Bartolo, Marcellina, Cheru-
bino, U Conte, Basilio, La Contessa, Don Curzio, and Barbarina.

Additional 16057.

Paper ; S. 262. Late 18th cent. Oblong folio.

" Luccio (sic) Silla, Musica Del Sig'^ Cavagliere Amadeo Wolfango
Mozart, II Carnovale Dell' Anno 1773, Milano"; in 3 Acts, with
symphonies and accompaniments for flutes, oboes, horns, trombe
lunghe, drums, bassoons, and strings, in score. The recitativi secchi
are omitted. Characters : Cecilio, Lucio Silla, Giunia, Cinna, etc.

Additional 16058.

Paper ; ff. 257. Late 18th cent. Oblong octavo.

" MiTEiDATE, Re di Ponto " : Opera in 3 Acts, with overture,
symphonies, and accompaniments for horns, oboes, flutes, bassoons, and
strings, in score, by Mozart [1770]. The recitativi secchi are omitted ;
a short gap after f. 162 is indicated by a blank leaf. Characters:
Aspasia, Sifare (sic), Farnace, Mitridate, and Ismene.

Additional 16059-16061.

Paper ; ff . 165, 123, 165. Late 18th cent. Oblong folio.

" Idomeneo " : Musical Drama in 3 Acts, with overtui^e, symphonies,
and accompaniments for flutes (including piccolo), oboes, clarinets,
horns, trumpets, drums, bassoons, and strings, with a figured bass for
hai'psichord, in score, by Mozart [1781]. Characters: Ilia, Idamante,
Elettra, Idomeneo, and Arbace, with numerous Choruses of Cretans, etc.

Additional 16062.

Paper ; ff. 287. Late 18th cent. Oblong folio.

" II medico di Lucca": Musical Farce, with symphonies and
accompaniments for oboes, clarinets, horns, bassoons, drums, and



OPERAS. 355

strings, in score, by Sebastiano Nasolini [1792]. Characters: Barbe-
rina, Agatina, Girardino, II Dottore Scorticanio, Luciano, Signer
Geronimo, and Madama Ernestina.

Additional 16063.

Paper ; ff. 158. Late 18th cent. Oblong folio.

"Merope": Opera in 3 Acts, by [Sebastiano] Nasolini [1795].
Imperfect copy. It appears to have been altered into a (quasi) pianoforte
score for the use of the conductor ; but the figured laasses have been
retained in several numbers, and instrumental parts, such as clarinets,
horns, oboes, bassoons^ and strings, have been written in occasionally.
A duet, " Tu favor," has been added, in full score, at f. 141, followed by
some recitativi secchi from Act i. The whole is in an English hand.
The overture and several of the arias have been omitted, and there are
gaps after if. 101 and 108. Characters: Polifonte, Timante, Adrasto,
Nearco, Merope, Polidoro, Ismene, and Euriso.

Additional 16064.

Palmer ; ff. 264. Late 18th cent., etc. Oblong folio.

" La morte di Mitridate " : Opera in 2 Acts, with symphonies,
and accompaniments for oboes, clarinets, trumpets, horns, bassoons,
and strings, and a figured bass for harpsichord or pianoforte, in score,
by Sebastiano Nasolini [1709]. Some missing portions have been sup-
plied in an English hand (compare Add. 16063), possibly that of T. W.
S[enio]r (see f. 217). The aria (Eraclide) with chorus (f. 200), beg.
" Sul mio capo," is evidently interpolated from another Opera. The
scena and duet (f. 165), beg. "II tuo destino," is from the Opera of the
same name by [Marco] Portugallo, which was performed in London in
1807. Characters : Zifare (apparently sung by Giuseppe Viganoni,
see f. 124), Arbace, Vonima (A. Catalani), Mitridate (Giuseppe
Siboni), Zelima, Farnace, and Fedima.

Additional 16075.

Paper ; ff . 29b. Late 18th cent. Oblong folio.

" Gli Schiavi per amore " : Opera Buffa in 2 Acts, with sympho-
nies and accompaniments for horns, flutes, oboes, bassoons, trumpets,
and strings, in score. [By Giovanni Paisiello, 1793.] In the present
copy numerous cuts have been made for performance [in London ?].
Characters : Miss Meri, Mile. Pate, Mr. Perruque, Bastiano, Gelinda,
Mr. Dull, and Don Berlicco.

Additional 16076-16078.

Paper ; ff . 213, 128, 173. Late 18th cent. Oblong folio.

" II Re Teodoro in Venezia : Drama Eroi-comico " in 2 Acts, with
overture, symphonies, and accompaniments, for clarinets, oboes, flutes,

2 A 2



356 YOCAL MUSIC— SECULAR.

bassoons, horns, trumpets and strings, and a figured bass for harpsi-
chord, in score, by Giovanni Paisiello [1784]. Characters : Lisetta,
GafForio, Teodort), Taddeo, Sandrino, Acmete, and Belisa ; with Choruses
of Maidens, etc.

Additional 16079.

Paper ; ff. 321. Late 18th cent. Oblong folio.

" II Barbiere di Siviglia " : Opera in 4 Acts (altered to 3), with
symphonies and accompaniments for clarinets, flutes, oboes, bassoons,
horns and strings, and a bass, occasionally figured, for harpsichord, in
score, by Giovanni Paisiello [St. Petersburg, 1776] ; wrongly described
at the beginning (in a rather later hand) as " ' L' Amore Ingegnoso ' o
sia 'II Tutore Ingannato,' " which work was written for Rome in 1785.
The present MS. was evidently prepared for a special performance of
the work, judging by the numerous cuts, etc., in it. Characters :
II Conte [Almaviva], Figaro, Rosina, Bartolo, Don Basilio, L' Alcalde,
a Notary, etc.

Additional 16080.

Paper; ff. 307. Late 18th cent. Oblong folio.

" La Frascatana " : Opera in 3 Acts, with symphonies and accom-
paniments for flutes, oboes, clarinets, trumpets, horns, and strings, and
a figured bass for harpsichord, in score, by Giovanni Pais[i]ello [1774].
The " cavatina Catalani " on f. 24b must refer to a later perfoi'mance
(in London). Characters : U Cavaliere, Pagnotto, Don Fabrizio,
Violante, Nardone, Donna Stella (Marianna Farnese), and Lisotta.

Additional 16081.

Paper ; fE. 222. Late 18th cent. Oblong folio.

" La Modista Raggiratrice " : Opera in 2 Acts, with symphonies
and accompaniments for flutes, oboes, trumpets, horns, bassoons, and
strings, in score, by Giovanni Paisiello, Naples, 1787. Numerous cuts
have been made for a pei'formance [in London ?]. Characters :
Madama, Ninetta, Chiarina, Gianferrante, Mitridate, Don Gavino, and
Ceccotto.

Additional 16082, 16083.

Paper ; ff. 163, 136. Late 18th cent. Oblong folio. The MS. was " The Gift
of Mad'"'' Catalani at Richmond to John Walker."

" La Finta Amante : Opera Buifa," with overture, symphonies, and
accompaniments for flutes, oboes, horns, clarinets, bassoons, and strings,
in score, by Giovanni Paisiello [1780]. Characters : Camilletta, Gelino,
and Don Girone.



OPERAS. 357

Additional 16084, 16085.

Paper ; ff. 182, 220. Late 18th cent. Obloug folio.

" II Fanatico ill Berlina " : Opera in 2 Acts, with symphonies and
accompaniments for clarinets, oboes, flutes, bassoons, horns, bass-drum
(tamburo), cymbals (piattine), and strings, in score, by [Giovanni]
Paisiello [1792, originally produced in London as " La Locanda," 1789].
Characters : Guerrina, Giacchinetto, Rosaura, Valerio, Arsenio, and
Riccardo.

Additional 16086.

Paper ; ff. 384. Late 18th cent. Oblong folio.

" L' Idolo Cinese " : Opera in 3 Acts, with symphonies and accom-
paniments for flutes, oboes, horns, trumpets, and strings, in score, by
Giovanni Paisiello [1767]. Characters: Ergilla, Adolfo, Pilottola,
Tuberone, Gilbo, Liconatte, Parmetella, and Kametri.

Additional 16087.

Paper ; 2. 295. Late 18th cent. Oblong folio.

" Intermezzi (sic) delle ' Due Contesse ' — In Roma. Alia Valle.
Nel Carnovale." By Giovanni Paisiello [Vienna, 1776]. The present
MS. corresponds closely with the transcript contained in Add. 32589
(below, p. 368.).

Additional 16088, 16089.

Paper ; ff. 78, 153. Late 18th cent. Oblong folio.

" DisFATTA di Dario : Dramma Tragico " in 3 Acts, with symphonies
and accompaniments for flutes, oboes, horns, trumpets, and strings, in
score, by Giovanni Paisiello [about 1775]. Characters : Barsene,
Statira, Alessandro, Nearco, Seleuco, and Dario.

Additional 16090.

Paper ; ff. 110. Late 18th cent. Oblong folio,

" * I GiocHi D' Agrigento ' Del Sig^" D. Giovanni Paisiello, ridotti
in partite Dal Sig^ Luigi Gianella," sc. an arrangement of some of the
principal numbers in that 3- Act opera [1793] for an orchestra con-
sisting of flutes, oboes, horns, bassoons, and strings, in score.
Characters : Eraclide, Aspasia, Clearco.

Additional 16091.

Paper ; ff. 237. Late 18th cent. Oblong folio. Belonged to Thomas Walker.

" L' Amor Contrastato," sc. " La Molinara," by Giovanni Paisiello
[1788]. In score. Act i only. Scenes 2-7 vary considerably from
another transcript of the work contained in Eg. 2510, 2511
(above, p. 351).



358 YOCAL MUSIC— SECULAR.

Additional 16092.

Paper ; E. 176. Late 18th cent. Oblong folio.

" ' La Nina Pazza ' : Dramma Giocoso per Musica," by Giovanni
Paisiello, cori-esponding closely with the copy contained in Add. 31727
(below, p. 363). Act ii only. The name of Marianna is substituted
in the present MS. for that of Susanna.

Additional 16107.

Paper ; ff. 103. Late 18th cent. Oblong folio.

''Il Servo padrone" [1793]: Opera, with symphonies and
accompaniments for oboes, horns, trumpets, and strings, and a figured
bass for harpsichord, in score, by [Nicolo] Piccinni. Act i only.
Characters : Dorilla, Lesbina, Baggiano, Polemone.

Additional 16114, 16115.

Paper ; ff. 300, 204. Late 18th cent. Oblong folio.

" Armida " : Opera in 2 Acts, with overture, ballets, symphonies
and accompaniments for flutes, oboes, clarinets, horns, trumpets,
bassoons, drums, and strings, in score. [By V. Righini, 1788.] A
German version is occasionally written below the text. Characters :
Armida, Rinaldo, and Ubaldo, with Choruses of Nymphs, Hand-
maidens of Armida, and Furies.

Additional 16118.

Paper ; S. 391. Late 18th cent. Oblong folio.

" AxuR, Konig von Ormus : Eine heroisch-komische Oper in 5
Aufziigen," by Salieri. [From the Italian version " Axur, re d' Ormus,"
Vienna, 1788, which was itself an adaptation of " Tarare," Paris, 1787.]
The orchestra employed consists of trumpets, horns, flutes, oboes,
clarinets, drums, cymbals, mandoline, bassoons, and strings, in score.
Most of the recitativi secchi are omitted. The Italian version contained
in Add. 34227, 34228 (above, p. 310) varies in several respects from the
present copy. Characters, as in the above MS., with substitution of
Grighella for Brighetta.

Additional 16119.

Paper ; fE. 810. Late 18th cent. Oblong folio.

" La Secchia Rapita " : Opera in 3 Acts, with symphonies and
accompaniments for oboes, horns, trumpets, drums, bassoons, and
strings, and a bass (occasionally figured) for harpsichord, in score (some
of the wind instruments in separate score), by Antonio Salieri [1772].
Characters : Renoppia, Gherarda, Conte di Culagna, Lorenzo,
Manfredi, Antibo, and Titta.



OPERAS. 359

Additional 16127, 16128.

Paper ; ff, 126, 89. Late 18th cent. Oblong folio.

" Der Dorf-Barbier : Ein Komisches Singspiel in 2 Aufzug[en] " ;
with overture, symphonies and accompaniments for flutes, oboes,
trumpets, horns, clarinets, bassoons, and strings, in score. By
[Johann] Schenk [1796]. Characters: Suschen, Joseph, Rund, Adam,
Lux, Margareth, Philip, Peter and Thomas.

Additional 16129, 16130.

Paper ; fE. 152, 151. Late 18th cent. Oblong folio.

" Ademira " : Opera in 3 Acts, with symphonies and accompani-
ments for oboes, horns, trumpets, drums, bassoons, and strings, in
score, by Angelo Tarchi [1789]. Of the introductory symphony, only
the bass and parts for 2 oboes and 2 hoi^ns are given. Characters :
Ademira, Auge, Alarico, Cesare, Anicio, Eutarco, and Flavio.

Additional 16135, 16136.

Paper ; S. 277, 203. Late 18th cent. Oblong folio.

" II Sacrificio Interrotto " : Opera in 3 Acts, with overture,
symphonies, and accompaniments for drums, trumpets, horns, flutes,
(including flautino or piccolo), oboes, clarinets or clarini, bassoons, and
strings, in score, by Peter von Winter [1798]. Originally produced as
"Das unterbrochene Opferf est " in 1796. Characters: Elvira,
Villachuma, II Messo, Inca, Mira, Belisa, Murnei, Mafferii, Rocca,
Gulir , Pedrillo, and L' Oracolo ; with Choruses of Soldiers, etc.

Additional 16137, 16138.

Paper ; ff. 156, 198. Late 18th cent. Oblong folio.

" La Morte di Cesare : Dramma Tragico " in 3 Acts, with
symphonies and accompaniments for flutes, oboes, clarinets, bassoons,
horns, trumpets, and strings, and a figured bass for harpsichord or
pianoforte, in score, byZingarelli [1791]. Characters : Porzia, Albino,
Cassio, Antonio, Bruto, Calfurnia, and Cesare.

Additional 16159.

Paper ; ft. 182, Late 18th cent. Oblong quarto.

" SocRATE Immaginato " [probably " II Socrate immaginario," by
Giacomo Rust, 1776]; with symphonies and accompaniments for
oboes, horns, trumpets, and strings, in score. Act i only. Characters :
Rosa, Emilia, Lauretta, Ippolito, Tammaro, Calandrino, Marcantonio,
and Cilia.



360



VOCAL MUSIC— SECULAR.



Additional 21467, ff. l-66b, 107-118.

Paper; late 18th cent. Oblong folio. The MS. also contains Instrumental
Music, described in vol. iii.

CoNCEETED numbers from three Italian Operas, with symphonies
and accompaniments for oboes, horns, trumpets (in no. 3), and strings,
in score.



1, 2. Trio, " Che vipar, Doriua bella " ;
and quartet (Doriua, Masotto, Miu-
gone, Titta), beg. " Dorina mia."
[From " Le Nozze di Dorina," 1782.]
" Giuseppe Sarti." ff. 2, 25.



3. Quintet (Rosina, Metilde, Semplicio,
Asdrubale, Barone),beg. "Dove son?
Chi mi da ajta." Anonymous, f. 49.

4. Harpsichord arrangement of a ballet
in " Solimano." Anonymous, f. 109.



Additional 29964, flf. 25-154.

Paper ; late 18th cent. OWong folio. See also under Duets (above, p. 72), etc.

Selection from Operas of the second half of the 18th cent., with
orchestral accompaniments, in score, for strings and, in most cases
where the instruments are named, for oboes and horns also. Except
where the contraiy is stated, they are for a single voice.



1 . Duet (Aristea and Megacle) , beg. " Ne'
giorni tuoi felici." From "L' Olimpi-
ade," 1735; originally in "San Gug-
lielmo d' Aquitania," 1731. By G. B.
Pergolesi. f. 25.

2. "Nelcammindi nostra vita." "Gae-
tano Piazzo." f. 33.

3. "0 memorie ancor gradite." " [N.]
Piccinni." f. 41.

4. Finale (Faustina, Lisetta, Aurora or
Anna, Alessandro, Federigo, Don
Fastidio, cic. ), beg. "La marina che
torbida " ; from " Gli Stravaganti."
" [? G. Marco] Rutini." f. 49.

6, 6. Overture and finale to Act i of
" La Gonquista del Messico" [about
1770]. " Mattia Vento." If . 59, 79.

7. " Quando infiamma un cor"; with



strings only. Anonymous, f. 95.

8. "Avender (sc. Accender) mi sento."
" [Johanu Christian] Bach." f. 101.

9. "Da voi, cari Lumi " ; vyith a bass
only. From " Zenobia " [1758].
" Gioacchino Cocchi." f. 105.

10. "Theres {sc. They're) Phantoms
all"; with accompaniments for
horns, strings, and organ. Anony-
mous. The words are from Addison's
"Rosamond." f. 107.

11. "Sedi grazie." This and nos. 12
and 13 are from "II Re alia Caccia,"
by "[Felice] Alessandro" [1769].
Characters : Mi Lord, Pasquale, Gian-
nina, etc. 1. 117.

12. " Diro quanto vorra." f. 138.

13. "Milordino." f. 151.



Additional 29967.

Paper ; ff. 137. Late 18th cent. Oblong folio.

Selections (arias or rondos, unless the contrary is stated) from
Italian Operas of the 18th century, with symphonies and accompani-
ments for oboes (except in nos. 4 and 6), horns (except in no. 3), flutes
(in nos. 4 and 6), and strings, in score.



1. "Deh, m' aspetta"; from "Ade-
mira," performed at the S. Benedetto



theatre, Venice, in the autumn of
1787. "Giuseppe Sarti." Appa-



OPERAS. 361

rently belonged to C[harles] Knyvett, 5. " Se il mio duol." "Antonio

Sacchini." f. 92.

6. "II caro ben perdei" [from " Per-
seo," 1774] ; by the same. f. 101.

7. "Padre, Sposo." [Prom " Caio
Mario."] "Nicold Jomelli," 1746.
f. 112.

8. Rondo (Enea), beg. "Ah, non sai
qual pena sia." "Giuseppe Sarti."
Padua, 1782. f. 126.



the singer, f. 1.

2. " Gia che mia sposa sei " : duet.
"Antonio Sacchini." Copied by —
Walker. f.31.

3. "Ah, mi palesa": recit. and duet
from "Ifigenia" [1759]. " Tomaso
Trajetta." f. 59.

4. " Calma la pena." Performed at the
S. Benedetto theatre, 1781. " Ferdi-
nando Bertoni." f. 83.



Additional 30795, 30796.

Paper ; ff. 169, 164. Late 18th cent. Oblong folio.

" GiULiETTA e Romeo : Opera Seria " in 3 Acts, with overture,
symphonies, and accompaniments f(jr flutes, oboes, horns, corno inglese,
clarinets, bassoons, trumpets, drums, strings, and a figured bass for
harpsichord or pianoforte, in score, by Ziugarelli [1796]. Characters :
Giulietta, Romeo, Everardo, Teobaldo, Gilberto, and Matilde ; with
Choruses of Capelli (sic) and Montecchi.

Additional 31462, f. 13b.

Paper ; late 18th cent. Large oblong octavo. See also under sacred Canons
(vol. i, p. 124).

" Jack, thou'rt a toper " : catch for 3 voices [from " Bonduca," 1695],
by Henry Purcell.

Additional 31463, f. 31b.

Paper ; late 18th cent. Oblong octavo. See also under sacred Canons (vol. i,
p. 125).

Another copy of the same.

Additional 31564.

Paper ; ff . 164. Late 18th cent. Oblong folio.

" Orlaxdo " : Opera in 3 Acts, with symphonies and accompani-
ments for horns, oboes, bassoons, and strings (including violette marine,
sc. viole d' amore), in score, by Handel [1732]. Copied in London
by F. Panormo, with an index in the hand of Michael Rophino Lacy.

In the present MS. the overture and all the recitatives are omitted,
as well as a few ariosos, symphonies, etc., from Act iii.

Additional 31672.

Paper; ff. 148. Late 18th cent. Oblong folio. Apparently transcribed for
the music-dealer, Giuseppe Manna, of Rome.

" Orfeo [ed Euridice] " ; in 3 Acts, with overture, ballets, sympho-
nies, and accompaniments for double orchestra, consisting of flutes,
chalumeaux, oboes, cornetti (^Zinken), horns, trumpets, drums, bassoons.



362 VOCAL MUSIC— SECULAR.

trombones, harp (occasionally), and strings, in score, by Christoph
Willibald von Gluck [1762]. Characters : Orfeo, Euridice, and Amore ;
with Choruses of Heroes, etc.

Additional 31673.

Paper ; ff. 85. Late 18th cent. Oblong folio.

Another copy of the same work, here styled a cantata. The
general contents of the present MS. are similar to those of the pre-
ceding one, except that the former ends (if. 74-85) with the duet,
" Vieni, appagga il tuo consorte," in an elaborated' form, and that the
instruments appear to be rather differently distributed.

Additional 31704, ff. 24, 64.

Paper ; late 18th cent. Oblong folio. See also under Duets (above, p. 75).

Operatic numbers, with symphonies and accompaniments for oboes,
horns, and strings, in score, by Pietro Guglielmi.



1. "Nou pill pensar, Tognino " : trio
f rom " La Quachera Spiritosa " [1783].
f. 24.



2. "Quartetto buffo " (Madama, Basti-
ano, Pancrazio, Zorastro), beg. " Son
morta, oh Dio." f. 64.



Additional 31705.

Paper ; ff. 106. Late 18th cent. Oblong folio.

Operatic numbers, with symphonies and accompaniments for strings
and other instruments mentioned below, in score.

1. "Chevi par, Dorina bella": trio, soons, drums, e^c. From an Opera in

with flutes, horns, c<c. [? From " Le | which the characters are Ciprigna,

nozze di Dorina," 1782.] "Giuseppe Finta, Bonarco, e^c. " Vincenzo Mar-

Sarti." f. 1. tini." ff. 31, 45, 61.

2-4. Aria, "Nel cor mi sento uu giu- 5. Scena, "Morr6, ma non da vile."
bilo"; and two duets, " A me vieni," ■ From an Opera performed at the
and "Vedrete che AUegria " ; with Argentina in [17]83 [?"Quinto Fa-
flutes, oboes, horns, trumpets, bas- bio"]. " Luigi Cherubini." f. 81.

Additional 31709, ff. 2, 40.
Paper ; late 18th cent. Oblong quarto.

Overtures to " L' isola disabitata " and " La vera costanza," by
F. J. Haydn, v. Overtures, in vol. iii.

Additional 31712.

Paper ; ff . 107. Late 18th cent. Oblong folio.

Single numbers from Operas, with symphonies and accompaniments
for horns, oboes, and strings, unless the contrary is stated, in score.

1. Aria (Titta), beg. " Tutto, mie care j deUe donne," 1780. " Pasquale An-
Donne." Probably from "La forza | fossi." f . 2.



OPERAS. 363

2. Aria (Sesto), beg. " Parto ! Ma tu, \ 4. " Giusti Dei " : trio, with clarinets,
benmio"; with clarinets, bassoons, j bassoons, etc. From " Ifigenia [in
etc. From " La Clemenza [di Tito]," j Aulide]," 1780. " Ignazio Pleyel."
1791. "W.A.Mozart." f. 15. j f.43.

3. "Ah, Rosina": trio, with bass only, i 5. " Perfido Figlio " : trio, with trum-
From"IlBarbierediSiviglia"[1780]. i pets, bassoons, e<c. From " Mithri-
" Giovanni Paesiello." f. 31. | date" [1788]. "Angelo Tarchi." f. 73.



Additional 31723, ff. 41b, 47.

Paper ; late 18th cent. Folio. See also under Oratorios (vol. i, p. 877).
Fragments of Operas, in score.



1. "Lasorte, il ciel, amor " ; with sym-
phony and accompaniments for oboes
and strings, apparently sung by
[Margherita] Durastante. Anony-



mous. Imperfect at the end. f. 41b.
2. "II Caro ben perdei " ; with piano-
forte accompaniment. From " Per-
seo," by Sacchini [1774]. f. 47.



Additional 31726, 31727.

Paper ; ff. 188, 164. Late 18th cent. Oblong folio.

Opera, [" Nina " or] " La Pazza per Amore," here styled cantata ;
in 2 Parts or Acts, with symphonies and accompaniments for oboes,
flutes, clarinets, horns, bassoons, and strings, and in one instance an
obbligato for zampogna (? shepherd's pipe), in score, by Giovanni Paisiello
[1789]. There are no recitativi secchi, the dialogues, which are given
in full, being spoken. Characters : Susanna, Giorgio, II Conte, Nina,
and Lindoro.

Additional 31728, 31729.

Paper; ff. 212, 184. Late 18th cent. Oblong folio.

" I ZiNGARi in Fiera " : Opera in 2 Acts, with symphonies and
accompaniments for oboes, bassoons, horns, and strings, and a bass,
occasionally figured, for harpsichord, in score, by Giovanni Paisiello
[1789]. Characters: Cecea, Eleuterio, Barbadoro, Scevola, Lucrezia,



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