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1. " Caro Padre, a te vicino " {sic):
duet. f. 1.

2, 3. Accompanied recitative with cava-
tina, "Vorrei sprezzar La sorte";
and recitative with duet, "Son felice,
amato Bene." From "Ines de Cas-
tro " [1797]. Sung by Mrs, Billing-^
ton and Domenico Bruni. ff. 13, 28.



"Ah, se m'ami": aria from an
Opera, in which one of the characters
is Adaliso. Belonged to M"'= Peploe.
f.48.

" Vuoi ch' io viva " ; scena and duet,
f. 66.

" Cara, da vol dipende la pace":
quartet, f . 82.



OPERAS. 381



Additional 31734, ff. 21-109.

Paper; 18th-19th cent. Oblong folio. Nos. 1 and 2 belonged to Devon.

The MS. also contains a Duet (above, p. 89).

Selections from Operas, with accompaniments for strings,
bassoons, and other wind instruments mentioned below, in score.

1. "Ahime, gia vengo " : scena [from | rosa." f. 41.

"Romeo e Giuletta," 1796]; with 3. Trio,"Insitetrapiaggia"; andduets,



clarinets, etc. "Nicola Zingarelli."
f. 21,
2. "Alme grandi": aria from "Arte-
misia," 1801 ; with flutes, oboes,
trumpets, etc. " Domenico Cima-



"Ha un' occhio," and "Lena bella."
From "I Traci Amanti " [1793]. By
the same. The wind instruments
employed are oboes, flutes, horns,
etc. fi. 57, 74, 93.



Additional 31747.

Paper ; ff. 16. 18th-19th cent. Oblong folio.

Recitative, " Misero Bernardone " ; and aria, " IVIaritati poverelli " ;
with symphonies and accompaniments for horns, oboes, and strings, in
score. By Domenico Cimarosa. [(?) From " Giannina e Bernadone,"
1785.]

Additional 31769, passim.

Paper ; 18th-19th cent. Oblong folio. The MS. also contains Songs (early
19th cent.), described below. No. 1 belonged to Luigi Desmaretz.

Arias, etc., with symphonies and accompaniments for oboes,
clarini and trumpets (except in no. 2), horns, bassoons, and strings,
in score.



1. " Quest' ^ r acciar di Marte"; from
"Attila" [1797]. "Giuseppe Fari-
nelli." f. 2.

2. Scena and aria (Don Febo), beg.
"Forte questa." " Ercole Paganini."
f.42.



3. "La ra, Piano Pianissimo"; from
"La prova dell' Opera Seria" [1805].
" Francesco Gneccho." f. 63.

4. Duet (? Lauretta and Orgasmo), beg.
"Di fresco adeaso." "Francesco
Gardi." f. 89.



Additional 32081.

Paper ; ff. 37. 18th-19th cent. Oblong quarto.

A COMPOSITION of rather a nondescript character, to which the
composer, W. [Friedrich Ernst] Bach, has given the title of " Concerto
Buflfo. Posse." It consists of a short overture and a quasi-recitative
for a bass voice, to be sung by " Kapellmeister," probably the
composer himself, who introduces the following toy instruments :
" Trommel," " Papagens Flote," " Maultrommel," " Kuckuk," " Leyer,"
" Trompete," and " Knarre," with accompaniments for an orchestra
composed of flutes, oboes, bassoons, horns, trumpets, drums, and
strings, in full score. Autograph. At the beginning (ff. 1-10) is a
pianoforte score in another hand, on the cover of which it is stated
that the author [of the words] was C. Stein.



382



VOCAL MUSIC— SECULAR.



Additional 32142, 32143.

Paper ; ff. 207, 216. 18th-19th cent. Oblong folio.

" II Geloso in Cimento " : Opera in 3 Acts, with symphonies and
accompaniments for horns, oboes, flutes, and strings, in score, by
Pasquale Anfossi [1755]. In two volumes. Characters: Donna
riavia, Vittorina, Don Fabio, Rosbif, Don Perichetto, Paterio, and
Modesta.

Additional 32151, ff. 17-24.

Paper ; 18th-19th cent. Oblong folio.

ScENA and aria, " lo ti lascio, e questo addio " ; with accompaniment
for oboes, horns, bassoons, pianoforte obbligato, and strings, in score,
by J. C. Bach, after a copy made by his nephew W. pWilhelm
Priedrich Ernst] Bach. The words of the aria are taken from
Metastasio's " Issipile," but the Opera from which the recitative is
taken appears to contain a character named Rinaldo.



Additional 32169, passim.

Paper ; 18th-19th cent. Oblong folio. Nos. 18 and 19 belonged to Baron du
Beine. See also under Oratorios (vol. i, pp. 364-5).

Arias, etc., most of them, if not all, from Operas. Unless the
contrary is stated, they have accompaniments for strings, in score.
Nos. 1-14 are described as "Ariette del P. Attilio Ariosti," and are
taken apparently from one and the same Opera. The instruments
employed in most of them include chalumeaux, oboes, trumpets, strings
(viole di gamba, lutes, etc.), and harpsichord.



1. Short introductory symphony for i
instruments, f . 10b.

2. " Gia dal ciel cade ogni stella."
f. 13b.

3. " Cio che la vita dolce." f. 14b.

4. " Senta il cor." f . 15b.

5. "Non sa che sian pene." f. 17.

6. " Un cor che senza speme adora."
f.20.

7. "In sua man sta la mia sorte."
f. 24.

8. " Finche lunge alia mia bella." f. 26.

9. " Per uoi vissi." f. 27b.

10. " Cosi grande h la gioia." f. 33.

11. " Tal uicina a Giglio ^ Rosa." f. 44.

12. "Oh felice (sic) miei martiri " :
duet, f . 45.

13. " Piu che tra rie procelle." f. 49.

14. " Deir Augusto alloro eterno." f . 54.

15. " Riposa in me"; for bass voice,
with violin, viola, and basso, in parts.
"Galdara." f. 74.



16. " Ognun con saldo ciglio." This
and the two following arias are by
"Porsile." f . 79.

17. "A chieder pace." f. 85.

18. " E tu, Figlia, consent!." f . 89.

19. "Vo disperato a morte" ; from an
Opera ["La Clemenza di Tito "] com-
posed at Turin in 1760. " Baldassarre
Galuppi detto Buranello." f. 143.

20. " Se non ti moro allato " [from " Di-
done abbandonata," 1751]. "David
Perez." f. 147.

21. " Quercia annosa " [from " L' Inno-
cenza giustificata," 1755] ; with trum-
pets, eic. " Cristofforo Gluk." f. 153.

22. "Infelice in tal momento"; with
clarinets, horns, bassoons, etc. From
"L'inganno amoroso" [1766]. "[Pie-
tro] Guiglielmi." Transcribed by
Wenzel Sukowatij. f. 165.

23. 24. "Vien qua," and "Quando le
Donne vogliono " : arias, with bass,



OPERAS.



383



from "Le Contadine bizzarre" ; but
whether from N. Piccinni's Opera of
that name or from another by J. N.



Hummel (in whose hand the piece,
with its numerous alterations, appears
to be) is not stated, ff. 185, 185b.



Additional 32183, ff. 49, 66, 89.

Paper ; 18th-19th cent. Oblong folio. Nos. 1 and 2 belonged to Baron du
Beine ; no. 3 to the Abb6 Bevilacqua and 0. de Jankvitz. See also under Masses
(vol. i, p. 231).

Numbers from Operas, with symphonies and accompaniments for
strings and (in nos. 1, 2) oboes and horns.



1. "Ah, chi frenar pu6 mai " : aria
[? from "Aladino"]. " Andreozzi."
f. 49.

2. " Figlia, coragio " : scena from " Cajo
Mario." Sung by Giacomo Davide
at Mantua in 1780. "Domenico



Cimarosa." f. 66.
3. "II tuo destino": duet introduced
in Nasolini's Opera, "La morte di
Mitridate," but really by M. Porto-
gallo. f. 89.



Additional 32229, f. 151.

Paper ; 18th-19th cent. Folio. See also vmder Songs (below).

Notes apparently made for a chorus in a German Ballet or Opera,
with directions for the use of " Rohrpfeifen " in the accompaniment.
Found among some autograph compositions by J. N. Hummel, but not
in his hand.

Additional 32236, f. 16b.

Paper; 18th-19th cent. Oblong folio. See also under Pianoforte Solos
(1790-1830) in vol. iii.

Fragment of an aria from an Opera in which one of the characters
appears to be La Marchesina. In the hand of J. N. Hummel.



Additional 32378.

Paper ; ff. 45. 18th-19th cent. Quarto.

Numbers from dramatic works arranged, with pianoforte accom-
paniment, in score, by A. R.



1. " The Rape of Proserpine." It con-
tains several numbers, etc., not in
the printed editions, with the names
of the original performers. "John
Ernest Galliard, 172[5]." Taken
chiefly from a MS. at Gresham
College (belonging in 1750 to John
Alcock). Characters: Ceres, Proser-
pine, Jupiter, Mercury, and Pluto,
f. 1.

2. Trio (Teraminta, Gratander, and



Ardelia), beg. "No more I'll rove";
from the Opera, " Teraminta " [1732],
"John Christopher Smith." From
a MS. in the possession of Professor
E. Taylor, f. 33.

, Solo and chorus, "Prepare, prepare ;
Now Ghosts (sc. new guests) draw
near ' ' ; from "The Libertine ' ' [1692 ?] ,
by Henry Purcell. Arranged from a
MS. at the British Museum [? Add.
5333, f. 59b]. For another setting of



384



VOCAL MUSIC— SECULAR.



this scene, by Wm. Turner, see Add.
22100, f. 103 (under Songs, 1682,
below), f.39.



4. " Tho' envious old Age" : air from
"Apollo and Daphne" [about 1718].
" [J. E.] Galliard." f . 44b.



Additional 32435, ff. 1-156.

Paper ; 18th-19th cent. Oblong folio. No. 1 belonged to Gr. Lindenau, nos.
5-7 to Charles Martin. The MS. also contains a Song (1773), described below.

Numbers from Operas, with symphonies and accompaniments for
oboes, strings, and other instruments mentioned below, in score.



1. "Un' Amante sventurato " : recita-
tive and aria, with trumpets, horns,
etc. [Possibly from " Achille in
Sciro," 1781.] "[Giuseppe] Sarti."
f. 1.

2. "Guarda, lieto soggiorno": recita-
tive and duct, with flutes, horns,
clarinets, bassoons, etc. By the same.
Arranged by Antonio Benelli. f. 12.

8. Quartettino (Chiara, Dorimene,
Polidoro, Marziano), beg. "Quel bel
visin gentile " ; with bassoon, etc., in
compressed score. "Pietro Carlo
Guglielmi." f. 30.

4. "Tremante, confusa": trio, with
horns, clarinets, bassoons, etc., from
"Artemisia," 1801. " Domenico
Cimarosa." f . 32.



5. "In questo momento": trio, with
horns, bassoons, etc., from " Nanner-
ina e Pandolfino " [1792]. " [Pierre]
Dutiglieu." f. 73.

6. "Come fugato il nembo": duet,
with trumpets, horns, clarino [? =
clarinet], bassoons, etc., from "Li
Campi d' Ivrij." "Pietro Terziano,
Romano." f. 97.

7. " Come il rospo" : duet, with flutes,
horns, clarinets, etc., from "La
giardiniera Apruzzese " [1811]. " Ste-
fano Pavesi." f. 112.

8. Recitative and duet (Aspasia and
Pasquino), beg. "Vieni, o caro ; t'
avvicina"; with flutes, clarini [ =
clarinetti], bassoons, horns, trumpets,
etc. " Benedetto Neri." f.l35.



Additional 34803, if. 86-93.

Paper ; 18th-19th cent. Quarto. See also under Songs (1820-1824), below.

ScENA, " Oh Dio ! Se in questo istante " ; apparently from an Opera,
with accompaniments for horns, oboes, bassoons, 2 violins, viola, violon-
cellos, and basses, in score, by Karl Friedrich Zelter.



Additional 32674, 32675 passim, 32676.

Paper ; beginning of 19th cent. Oblong folio. For vol. ii, see also under
Oratorios (vol. i, p. 378).

Selections from Operas, chiefly by Italian composers of the second
half of the 18th cent., with symphonies and accompaniments for horns,
oboes, strings, and other instruments mentioned below, in score.
Unless the contrary is stated, they are for a single voice. In three
volumes.



32674 (ff. 140). 1. "Calma del Seno
i Palpiti." "[Pasquale] Anfossi."
f. 1.

2. Recitative (Robinetta and La Rose),



beg. " Or 1' infelice " ; and duet, " Que
dira toute la France si Dandin me
trompera." "[Antonio] Calegari."
f. 13.



OPERAS.



385



3. " Se cerca, se dice " : scena and aria
from "Olimpiade" [1761]. " [N.]
Jommelli." f. 29.

4. " Forse, chi sa " : recitative and duet,
without horns, from"Pelope " [1755].
By the same. f. 47.

5. " Ecco il siccobusto": scena, with
flutes, clarinets, trumpets, drums,
bassoons, etc., from " Achilla " [1806].
" [Ferdinando] Paer." f. 60.

32675 (fE.173). 1. "Ah, se t' amo";
with flutes instead of oboes. From
"La Felicita Inaspettata" [1791].
"Domenico Cimarosa." f. 12.

2. " Se cerca, se dice " ; with bassoons,
etc. From "Olimpiade" [1784]. By
the same. ff. 22-45b.

3. " Sposo amato " : duettino, from
"La Conte" {sc. "Laoconte," 1789).
" Pietro Guglielmi." f. 104.

4. Scena (Fedra and Aricia) and aria,
"Furie d' un cor geloso " ; with

32676 (ff.l91). 1. "Care donzelle":
duet. "Domenico Delia Maria." f.l.

2. "Agitato vedo il Mare." " [? Fran-
cesco di] Majo." f. 9.

3. " Se cerca, se dice " ; without oboes.
From ' ' Olimpiade " [1761]. ' ' Nicola
Piccinni." The present MS. appears
to have been written for a perform-
ance by [Gaetano] Guadagni at the
Argentina theatre in Eome, 1768.
f.29.

4. "Eestero, ma pensa": trio, with
flutes, bassoons, etc., from " Armida "
[1790]. " [Vincenzo] Righini." f.49.

5. "Pera quell' alma infida " ; with
bassoons, etc. Written by the same
for insertion in "Vasco di Gama"
[1792], of which the principal part
appears to have been composed by
" [Felice] Alessandri." f. 81.

6. " Dolce speme" : recitative and aria,
without oboes, from "L' Armida"



6. "Credi la mia ferita": duet, with
bassoons, etc., from " Elfrida " [1792].
"Giovanni Paisiello." f. 103.

7. " Tu di saper procura"; from " L'
Olimpiade" [1768]. By the same,
f. 114.

8. " Per costume " ; with bassoons, eic.
By the same. f. 123.

9. " Negli Elisi ombra onorata." " [J.
R.] Zumsteeg." f. 133.

clarinets, etc. " [Sebastiano] Naso-
lini." f. 109.

5. "Come partir poss' io " : duet, from
' ' Giulio Sabino " [1777] . ' ' Giuseppe
Sarti." f . 122.

6. " Se r anime fedeli " : duettino [from
"Faruace," 1776]; with strings only.
By the same. f. 134.

7. " Se cerca, se dice " ; from " Olimpi-
ade " [about 1755]. By the same,
f. 138.



[1772]. " [A. M. G.] Sacchini." f . 97.

7. " Dilegua il tuo timore " : duet, with
strings only, from " Armida " [1771].
" [Antonio] Salieri." f. 110.

8. "Luci amate " ; with clarinets instead
of horns, bassoons, trumpets (clarini),
etc. From "Palmira" [1795]. By
the same, f . 124.

9. "Ombra adorata"; with flutes,
bassoons, etc. From " Giulietta e
Romeo" [1796]. "[N. A.] Zin-
gareUi." f. 132.

10. "Cara, negli occhi " : scena and
aria, with flutes, trumpets, bassoons,
harpsichord, etc., from "Pirro"
[1722]. By the same. f. 144.

11. "Chi mi da Consiglio " ; from the
same Opera. Without the words.
The "Variazioni della Parte Can-
tante " in this number, and probably
those also in no, 10, are by [Luigi ?]
Marchesi. f. 173,



Additional 16148.

Paper ; ff . 174. Early 19th cent. Oblong quarto.

"I Baccanali di Roma" [1815], by Pietro Generali. Act i.
a complete copy, see Add. 31777-8 (below, p. 408).

11 2 o



For



386



VOCAL MUSIC— SECULAR.



Additional 32190, ff. 1-36, 93-114.

Paper ; early 19th cent. Oblong folio. The MS. also contains Cantatas
(above, p. 20), Choruses (p. 50), and other compositions described below and in
vol. iii.

Compositions by, or in the hand of, Johann Nepomuk Hummel.

1. Numbers and sketches of numbers, apparently from one or more
Italian operas, in the hand, and probably the composition, of Hummel.
They are in vocal score, with an occasional bass for pianoforte, and
comprise settings for 1 to 6 voices of the following words :



" Garo, adorabile." f. 1 ; — a duet (Lisi-
etta and Giacinto), beg. " Sento che in
petto " [probably from " II viaggiator
ridicolo"]. f. 2; — "Mentre dormi
amor." fl. 4, 9; — "La Pastorella al
prato." fi. 6, 17 ;— " Per pieta, bell'
idol mio" [?from " Artaserse "].
fi. 10, 12, 12b, Ub;— "Ah, felice
amor." f. 13 ; — " Se lontan, ben mio."
f . 16 ; — " Gia nel cor nascer mi sento."
f. 18b; — "lo mi voglio maritare."
fi. 20b, 25b ;— " Anima mia sei tu."
f. 23 ;— " Ti sento, bel fior." f. 24 ;—



" A goder ci chiama amore." f. 28 ; —
" Ogn' anno passa un' anno." f . 29 ; —
" Al lavoro, alia campagna." f. 30 ; —
"Soave sia il vento." f. 31b; —
"Giovani liete" (difierent from the
chorus in Mozart's "Nozze di Fi-
garo "). f. 32b ;— " Oh, che incanto."
f . 34 ; — ' ' Se questo mio core." f . 35b ; —
" Secondate, aurette amiche." f. 36.
On f. 21 are some fragments of
passages in Paisiello's "Don Chi-
sciotte " [about 1775].



2. Three vocal scores of the buffo trio, " Spiritelli, che intorno
volate," from Hummel's "II viaggiator ridicolo" [1797]. Sung
originally (?) by Fi^aulein Hesse, Herr Rathmayer, and Ignaz Sonn-
leithner. ff. 93, 101, 106. Followed by an aria, "Su][l]e sponde del
torbido Lete," from the same opera, (f . 1 1 4).



Additional 32203, 32204.

Paper ; ff. 166, 193. Early 19th cent. Oblong folio.

" Die Messenier : gi-osse heroische Oper," in 3 Acts, with intro-
duction, symphonies and accompaniments for drums, trumpets, horns,
flutes, oboes, clarinets, bassoons, trombones (generally in separate score),
triangles, and strings, in score, by J. N. Hummel. In two volumes.
Characters : Gorgus, Mantiklus, Euergetidas, Gonippus, Pandion,
Theokles, Aristomenes, Theone, Archidamia, Melanthus, JEthnsa.,
Anaxander, Side, Chariklea; with Choruses of Priests, People,
Messenians, Spartan Maidens, etc.



Additional 32205.

Paper ; fi. 85. Early 19th cent. Oblong folio.

" PiMMALiONE : Azione Teatrale. Messa in Musica per Ordine dell
.... Conte Francesco di Pallfy da Giov. Nep. Hummel .... Vienna " ;
with overture, symphonies and accompaniments for flutes, oboes,
clarinets, bassoons, horns, trumpets, drums, and strings, in score. The



OPERAS. 387

■words are by Signer d' Antonio. Characters : Pimmalione and Galatea ;
with a Chorus of Pupils of Pygmalion.

Additional 32206.

Paper ; fi. 161. Early 19th cent. Oblong foho.

" Stadt und Land : Operetta in 1 Aufzug ; fiir das Theat. an der
Wien " ; with introduction, symphonies, and accompaniments for flutes,
clarinets, oboes, bassoons, horns, and strings, in score. [By J. N.
Hummel.] Autograph. Characters : Gut-herz, Simon, Seraphine,
Hektor, Hannchen, Jack, Jakob.

Additional 32210.

Paper; ff. 215. Early 19th cent. Oblong folio.

" Sappho " : ballet in 6 Acts, written for flutes, oboes, clarinets,
bassoons, horns, trumpets, drums, and strings, in score, with trombones
in separate score. [By J. N. Hummel.] Autograph. The pas de
deux (f. 44) in Act ii was danced by M^^e [Magdalene] Treitschke
[d. 1816] and Mons'' [Sal va tore] Vigano.

Additional 32408.

Paper ; ff . 308. Early 19th cent. Oblong folio.

Dramatic compositions, the instrumental portions of which are for
flutes, oboes, clarinets, bassoons, horns, trumpets, drums, and strings,
in score. Transcribed for J. Baptist Schalkenbach, of Treves.

1. " Die Schweitzer Familie [1809]," in 3 Acts, by [Joseph] Weigh
Included in Act iii is a " Melodrama." Characters : Paul, Durmann,
der Graf, Gertrud, Richard, Emmeline, and Jacob ; with Choruses of
Peasants, etc. f. 1.

2. Incidental Music, including a " Pantomimische Scena " (f. 248),
and an " Overture— Atto 3^ " (f. 287). In a different hand from the
preceding work. Anonymous. Characters : Karl, Valentin and der
Graf. f. 232.

Additional 32437.

Paper ; ff . 145. Early 19th cent. Oblong folic.

" Milton : eine Oper in einem Ackt, nach Joui und Dieulafoi, von
[Georg Priedrich?] Treitschke. Die Musik ist von Heri'n Kaspar
Spoiitini ; fiir das konigliche National-theater in Breslau." Originally
produced in 1804. Judging by the signatui-e at the end, it would
appear to be in the hand of Treitschke. The overture, symphonies, and
accompaniments are written for flutes, oboes, clarmets, horns, bassoons,
harps, trumpets, drums, and strings, in score. The air, " O du, des
Wei tails Schmuck," at f. 71, appears to be by Joseph Weigh
Characters : Emma, Sara, Arthur, Godwin, and Milton.

2 c 2



I



388 A^OCAL MUSIC— SECULAR.

Additional 32588, ff. 113-130.

Paper; early 19th cent. Oblong folio. See also under Services (vol. i, p. 415).

" Overture, Op. 15," sc. to " Die PrUfung," 1806, by Spohr. In
full score.

Additional 34725, ff. 77-1 10b, 127-1 41b, 147-153.

Paper; early 19th cent. Oblong folio. Other compositions, vocal and
instrumental, contained in this MS. are described elsewhere.

Numbers, some of them unfinished, from Operas in score, by Sir
Henry Rowley Bishop. Autograph.

1. "Fingallo"; consisting of a chorus two short instrumental pieces (no. 4
for soprani, "E raggio del cielo." and no. 27) apparently to be played
f. 77 ;^Cavatina, "Lontan da te." during the shifting of the scenery,
f. 81;— Aria, "No, no, il suo 'RL" , [Prom " Ivanhoe."] fi. 139, 140, 141.
f.84; — Cavatina, " La tomba diletta." 5. Cavatina (Erminia — sung by Miss
f. 88 ;— duet, " Nel tuo dolor." f . 92 ; Lyon), beg. "Oh, spare a hapless
— chorus, "Lostranjerdov'6." f. 96; i maiden." f. 147 ;— Air (Isabella), beg.
— unfinished Cavatina : " Del nembo "For ever fled." f. 148; — opening
tuo." f. 100 ; — and the scena, " Sven- quartet (sung by Messrs. Gibbon and
turato Cairba." f. 103. Characters: Cooke, etc.), beg. "How chill the
Malvina, Cotullino, Degrena, etc. Wind." f. 149 ; — quartettino for 4

2. Fragment (? Introduction), from the male voices, "Honor is the word."
"Brazen Bust" [1813]. f. 127. f . 150 ;— and trio, "Oh, sadly the

3. Chorus, " Where are the scymiters ? " hours pass by." f. 151. From the
f. 128 ; — Fragment of symphony to be " Circassian Bride " [1809].

played " When Almanzor strikes the 6. "While I beheld the Moon's pale

Gate." f . 136 ; — and a short March. ! beam": canzonet, with pianoforte

f. 137. From " The ^thiop " [1813]. accompaniment partly filled in.

4. "Marcia alia Turca " (no. 20) and f. 153.

Additional 16019.

Paper; fi. 282. Apparently before 1800 (see f. 237). Oblong quarto. Belonged
to Vincenzo Federici.

"La Pastorella nobile" : Opera in 2 Acts, with symphonies and
accompaniments for oboes, clarinets, horns, flutes, bassoons, and strings,
in score, by Pietro Guglielmi [1788]. Acting copy. The transcript
appears to have been made by Francesco Ginni of Lucca (see ff. 234b,
258). At ff. 73-84, an aria, " Nel mirar la bella dama," by Pietro Carlo
Guglielmi, is inserted; and at ff. 196-200, another aria, " Un alma
constante," by Martini [sc. Vicente Martin y Solar — from his " Isola
del piacere," about 1792]. Characters : Donna Florida, Don Astionatte,
Don Polibio, Eurilla, il Marchese, and Calloandro.

Egerton 2508, 2509.

Paper ; fi. 291, 268. About 1800. Oblong folio. Belonged to J. 0. Nightingale
in 1820.

" I FuoRUSCiTi : Drama giocoso " ; with the alternative German
title " Die Wege-lagerer : heroisch-komische Oper " ; in 2 Acts, with



OPERAS. 389

overture, symphonies, and accompaniments for flutes, oboes, clarinets,
horns, trumpets, bassoons, drums, and strings, and a bass, occasionally
figured, for pianoforte, in score, by Ferdinando Paer [1800]. The
German words have been added in most of the numbers below the
Italian text. In two volumes. Characters : Uberto (Roderick),
Oggero (Hojer), Cecchina (Roschen), Gianni (Kaspar), Isabella, Lena
(Franzchen), and Edoardo.

Additional 15999.

Paper ; ff. 289. About 1801 (?). Oblong quarto.

" Artemisia " : Tragic Drama in 2 Acts, begun by Domenico
Cimarosa, but possibly finished by another, as, according to the
principal musical dictionaries, it was left incomplete by the composer at
his death in 1801. The instruments for which the symphonies and
accompaniments were written are trumpets, horns, flutes, oboes,
clarinets, bassoons, and strings, with a figured bass for harpsichord or
pianoforte. Transcribed for Bonoris-Zappi, Bologna. Characters :
Artemisia, Siface, Araspe, Teopompo, Corebo, Carete, and Ada ; with
a double Chorus of Persians and Greeks.

Additional 16012.

Paper ; ff. 189. About 1802. Oblong folio.

" La Pamella (sic) [maritata] " : Farce, with symphonies and
accompaniments for flutes, oboes, clarinets, bassoons, horns, trumpets,
drums, and strings, in score, by Giuseppe Farinelli. Performed at the
S. Mose theatre at Venice [in 1802]. Characters: Artur, Ernoldo,
Isacco, Bonfil, Pamela, Miladi, and Alberton.

Additional 34295, ft: 1, 27.

Paper; about 1802. Oblong folio. The MS. belonged to Maria Egerton.
It also contains Duets (above, p. 90) and Songs (beg. 19th cent., below).

Duets with instrumental accompaniments, in score, from Operas.



1. "La vostra Pamela"; with oboes,
horns, etc. From "Pamela [mari-
tata]." "Giuseppe Farinelli," 1802.
ff. 1-15.



2. "Parto; ti lascio." From "Lodo-
visca" [1796]. " Gio. Simon Maijr."
ft. 27-40b.



Additional 34238.

Paper; ff. 252. After 1802. Oblong folio.

" Die beyden Fuchse " : Comic Opera in 2 Acts by Mehul, trans-
lated from the French [" Une Folie," 1802], by Ritter Joseph von
Seyfried. The overture, symphonies, and accompaniments are for
flutes, oboes, clarinets, horns, bassoons, and strings, with an occasional
harpsichord part, in score. Characters : Kleefeld, Franz, Antonia,
Nikola, Werner, and Jakobe.



390 VOCAL MUSIC— SECULAR.

Additional 16132, 16133.

Paper; ff, 183, 177. About 1802-1806 (watermarks). Oblong folio.

"Climene": Opera in 2 Acts, in score, by V. Trento, op. 53,
Partly autograph. The symphonies and accompaniments are for flutes,
oboes, clarinets, trumpets, horns, bassoons, drums, triangle, cymbals,
and strings, with a figured bass for pianoforte. Said to have been



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