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horns, bassoons, trumpets (clarini), drums, trombones, triangle,
cymbals, and strings, in score. The present MS. was evidently
prepared for a performance in London. In three volumes. Cliaracters :
Dandau, Nadori, Jessonda, Amazily, Lopes and Tristan Dacunha ; witli
Choruses of Bayaders, Brahmins, and Portuguese.



Additional 34229, 34230.

Paper ; ff. 214, 207. 1st half of 19th cent. Oblong folio.

" Faust " : in 2 Acts, in score, by L. Spohr [1813]. In two volumes.
For a description of the Opera, see Add. 34090, 34091, which are of
about the same date (see above). The present MS., however, contains
(vol. i, ff. 44b-59) a recitative and air (Faust), beg. " Liebe ist die
zarte Bl lithe," in Act i, not given in the other copy ; and (vol. ii,
ft'. 200-207) a " Melodram . . . Componirt v. Frey."

Additional 34299, 34300.

Paper ; ff . 240, 177. 1st half of 19th cent. Oblong folio. Belonged to the
music-seller Agostino Marchesi, of Bologna, and to R. Merivale.

" L' Elixir d' Amore " : Opera in 2 Acts, with symphonies and
accompaniments for flutes, oboes, clarinets, horns, trumpets, bassoons,
trombones, drums, and strings, and in the recitatives a figured bass for
pianoforte, in score, by Gaetano Donizetti [1832]. Characters: Adina,
Nemorino, Gianetta, Belcore, and Dulcamara.



OPERAS. 439

Additional 29350, 29351.

Paper; ff. 211, 369. a. d. 1852. Folio.

Opera ["The Sicilian Bride"], in 3 Acts, with overture, sym-
phonies, and accompaniments for flutes, oboes, clarinets, trumpets,
horns, bassoons, trombones, ophicleide, drums, triangle, harp, anvils,
and strings, in score, by M. W. Balfe. Finished 22 Feb. 1852.
Autograph. Characters : Sirena, Pietro, Satanigo, Bianca, Rodolfo,
Andreozzi, San Geimaro, Montluc, Sicilians, French, Conspirators,
Armourers, etc.

Additional 31556.

Paper; ff. 4.3. About 1853 (watermark). Folio.

Recitatives, generally with a bass only for harpsichord, and a few
short marches and symphonies, from Handel's "Rinaldo." They were
not published in the original edition (1711), but have since (1894)
appeared in the Handel-Gesellschaft's " Versione Prima" of the
opera. Characters : GofFredo, Almirena, Rinaldo, Eustazio, Armida,
Argante, 1' Araldo, etc.

Additional 29352, 29353.

Paper; ff. 191, 272. a.d. 1857. Polio.

Opera [" The Rose of Castille "], in 3 Acts, with symphonies and
accompaniments for flutes, oboes, clarinets, trumpets, horns, bassoons,
trombones, ophicleide, castanets, tambourines, drums, cymbals, and
.strings, in score, by M. W. Balfe, 19 Sept.-ll Oct. 1857. Chiefly
autograph. Characters : Pablo, Elvira, Carmen, Manuel, Don Sallust,
Don Cesar, Don Pedro, Beatrix, etc.

Egerton 2741, ff. 1-131.

Paper; a.d. 1858 (see f. 48), etc. Folio and oblong quarto. The MS. also
contains a Pianoforte Solo (1869), described in vol. iii.

Numbers from Operas by M. W. Balfe, mostly autograph, and in
full score, the instrumental portions being written for flutes, oboes,
clarinets, trumpets, horns, bassoons, trombones, ophicleides, drums,
cymbals, and strings. Several of the pieces are mere fragments.

1. Selection from "La Boh^mienne " (c/. Add. 29336a, f. 130). f . 25 ;— the

[1869], including a scene (Guards air (la Reine), beg. " Cachous leur

and Gipsies), apparently from Act. ii, mes alarmes," with pianoforte accom-

iviperfect at the beginning, f. 1 ; — a paniment (c/. Add. 29336b, f. 135b).

symphony in | time leading up to a f. 28 ; — a sketch of a march, f. 30 ; —

recitative, f. 7 ; — the stretta of the Morceau d'ensenible (Sarah, Stenio,

Finale to Act i (cf. Add. 29336a, Narcisse), beg. " Ciel, quel crime

f. 68). f. 12 ;— a scene leading up to affreux," apparently forming part of

the duet in no. 14 (cf. Add. 29336b, the finale to Act iv. f. 32.

f. 132b). f. 19;— a few bars of intro- 2. A selection from "La Zingara," the

duction to the Choeur de la fete Italian version of "The Bohemian



440 VOCAL MUSIC— SECULAR.

Girl," including the beginning of a torna il mio pensiero." f. 88; — and

recitative and cavatina, beg. "A te scenas (Arline, etc.) leading up to

r addio," sung by Gualtiero, Lon- the March and the Finale in Act ii.

don, Jan. 1858. ff. 36-48 ;— Act i, ff. 96, 100, 103.

scene 6, beg. "Che avvennemai," Bal- 3. " Cracovienne," from Act ii of an

labile Scozzese, and part of Finale i. Opera, probably "La Boh6mienne."

ff . 49-59b ; — the prompter's copy of f. 112.

Yelva's aria, " Di tanto eccesso," 4. " Me felice : cavatina," with piano-
followed by the score of the same. forte accompaniment, f. 124.
ff . 02, 67 ; — a scena romanza, ' ' Sempre

Additional 29354, 29355.

Paper ; ff. 352, 261. a.d. 1858. Folio.

" Satanella " : English Opera in 4 Acts, with preludio, symphonies
and accompaniments for flutes, oboes, clarinets, trumpets, horns,
bassoons, trombones, ophicleide, drums, cymbals, triangle, gong, bells,
harp, organ, and strings, in score, by M. W. Balfe, 24 Aug.-14 Oct.
1858. Autograph. In two volumes. Characters : Stella, Ulric,
Hortensius, Leiia, Carl, Satanella, Arimanes, Bertha, Bracaccio ; with
Retainers, etc.

Additional 32410, ff. 1-36.

Paper ; a.d. 1858. Quarto. For Orchestral Music contained in this MS., see
vol. iii.

" OiiVERTURE zu Lord Byron's Tragodie Sardanapal, componirt fiir
grosses Orchester " (triangle, flutes, oboes, clarinets, bassoons, horn.s,
trumpets, trom])ones, tuba, drums, harps, and strings), by ()[tt<j] Bach,
27 Jan. 1858. In scoi'e. Apparently autograph.

Additional 29356, 29357.

Paper ; ff . 296, 426. a.d. 1860. Folio.

Opera ["Bianca"], in 4 Acts, with symphonies and accompani-
ments for flutes, oboes, clarinets, trumpets, corni inglesi, horns,
bassoons, trombones, ophicleide, drums, cymbals, organ, harp, and
strings, in score, by M. W. Balfe, 1 860. Mostly autograph. For the
overture, see Egerton 2740, f. 224 (above, p. 427). Characters : Beppo,
Memmino, Malespina, Montalti, Contarini, Fra Michele, Fortcspada,
Bianca, Salviati, Montereale, Duke, ZefFerina, Captain of Guard,
Penitents, Conspirators, etc.

Additional 29358-29360.

Paper ; ff. 321, 252, 177. a.d. 1861. Folio.

Opera [" The Puritan's Daughter "], in 3 Acts, with symphonies
and accompaniments f(jr flutes, oboes, clarinets, trumpets, horns, bas-
soons, trombones, ophicleide, drums, harjJ, and .strings, in score, by
M. W. Balfe. Finished 19 Nov. 1861. Autograph. The o\erture is



OPERAS. 441

wanting. Tn three volumes. Characters : Seymour, Drake, Jessie,
Ralph, Wolf, Mary, Clifford, Rochester, King, Fleetwood, Sailors,
Puritans, etc.

Additional 37211-37213.

Paper ; ff. 117, 80, 92. About 1862 (see below). Folio.

" Love's Triumph " : Opera in 3 Act.s, with -symphonies and
accompaniments for flutes (piccolo, etc.), oboes, corno inglese, clarinets,
bassoons, horns, cornets-a-piston, trombones, bass tuba, harp, triangle,
drums, cymbals, and strings, almost entirely in full score, by William
Vincent Wallace. Autograph. In three volumes. From the names
Addison, Lucas and Hollier, written at the beginning (vol. i, f. 1), it
is evident that the MS. is the one from which the pianoforte score,
published by that firm in October, 1862, was made. The Opera was
produced at Covent Gajclen in the following November. Characters :
Princess, Teresa, Page, Albert, Marquis, Canillac, Baron, and Van
Groot.

Additional 29361, 29362.

Paper ; fE. 329, 245. a.d. 1863. Polio.

" Blanche de Nevers " : English Opera in 4 Acts, with intro-
ductory prelude, symphonies, and accompaniments for flutes, oboes,
clarinets, trumpets, horns, bassoons, trombones, ophicleide, drums,
tambourine, small bell, triangle, harp, and strings, in score, by M. W.
Balfe. Finished N(jvember, 1863. Partly autograph. In two volumes.
Characters : Zillah, Gonzagues, Peyrolles, Cocardasse, Lagardere,
lilanche, Princess, Regent, Navailles, a Notary, Chavernay, etc.

Additional 29363, 29364.

Paper ; ff. 311, 340. a.d. 1863. Folio.

Opera [" The Armourer of Nantes "], in 3 Acts, with symphonies
and accompaniments for flutes, oboes, clarinets, trumpets, cornets,
horns, bassoons, trombones, ophicleide, drums, cymbals, harp, and
strings, in score, by M. W. Balfe; January, 1863. Mostly antogra]>h.
Characters : Duchess, Marie, Ville Franche, Raoul, Fabio, a Jew,
Pascal, Ker Kouen, Nobles, etc.

Additional 33535a, b.

Paper ; ff. 174, 363. About 1864 (latest watermark). Folio.

"The Talisman" [originally named "The Knight of the Leo-
pard "] : English Opera in 3 Acts, in score, composed by M. W. Balfe in,
or soon after, 1864, but not performed till 1874. It was then given at
Drury Lane as " II Talismano," the Italian translation of the text being-
made by G. Zaffira, by whom it has been added in the present MS.
))elow the English text. Mostly autograph. The overture given here was
not discovered in time for publication with the score of the Opera, and



442 VOCAL MUSIC— SECULAR.

was played for the first time on 29 July, 1876, as attested by the com-
poser's widow, Mme. Lina Balfe. There are a few notes in the hand
of the composer's son-in-law, A. H. Behrend. The instruments
employed are flutes, oboes, clarinets, trumpets, cornets, horns, corno
inglese, bassoons, trombones, ophicleide, drums, cymbals, organ, harp,
and strings. In two vokimes. The opening of Finale ii is wanting,
and there are several variations from the published edition of Act iii,
the most important being in the Finale, where the air, " Flou'ret, I ki.ss
thee," is re-introduced. At the end (vol. ii, f. 356) is added a scene
(Richard, Berengaria, Edith Plantagenet, and Lord de Vaux) closely
resembling the chorus, " Cantiam dell' Inghilterra." Characters: The
above, Sir Kenneth, The Emir, Nectabanus, King of France, Duke of
Austria, Arabs, Pages, English, French, Austrians, etc.



Egerton 2736, passim.

Paper; about 1864-1869. Folio. The MS. also contains Solfeggi (after 1842)
and Songs (1847), described below.

Numbers from Operas, in score, by Michael William Balfe.

1. Air, "Race vagabonde"; with ac- 2. " His lady's name " : Romance, with

companiments for flutes, oboes, clari- pianoforte accompaniment ; written

nets, cornets-a-piston, horns, has- for " The Talisman," but never sung

soons, drums, and strings; introduced in that Opera. The words by Arthur

in Act ii of the French version of "The Matthison. Balfe is supposed to

Bohemian Girl " [1869], but omitted have begun it in, or soon after, 1864.

in the published editions. Auto- f. 53.
graph. If. l-16b.

Additional 37265.

Paper ; f£. 284. a.d. 1865. Polio.

" The Sleeping Queen " : Opera in 2 Acts, with overture (dated
1865), symphonies and accompaniments for flutes (including ottavini),
oboes, clarinets, cornetti, horns, bassoons, trombones, ophicleide, kettle-
drums, big drum, cymbals, and strings, in score. By M. W. Balfe.
Mostly autograph. Characters : Black Rod, Regent, Agnes, Queen,
and Philippe d'Aguilar.



Additional 35119, 35120.

Paper ; ff. 510, 240. a.d. 1868. Folio.

"The Brides of Venice," or "Leonora": Opera in 3 Acts, with
symphonies and accompaniments for flutes, oboes, clarinets, bassoons,
trumpets, horns, sax-horn, drums, and sti"ings, in full score, by Joseph
Francis Duggan, 1868. Autograph. In two volumes. Vol. ii contains
the original English libretto by John Brougham, with additions, etc.,
by the composer, followed (f. 165) by a French translation by L. Bernus,
and (f. 204) by an incomplete Italian version.



OPERAS. 443

Additional 29336a.

Paper ; ff. 248. [? a.d. 1869.] Folio.

" La Boh^mienne " : Opera in 4 Acts [adapted in 1869 from " The
Bohemian Girl," 184.3], the words by Mr. de Saint George, the music
by M. W. Balfe. The symphonies and accompaniments are written
for flutes, oboes, clarinets, trumpets, cornets, horns, bassoons, trombones,
ophicleide, drums (including tambour, basque, etc.), cymbals, and strings,
in score. Mostly autoijruph. A list of the numbers missing and of the
principal variations from the published edition is given at the beginning
of the MS. Characters : Le Comte, Narcisse, La Reine, Ti'ousse-diable,
Sarah, Stenio, etc.

Additional 29336b.

Paper ; ff. 135. [? a.d. 1869.] Folio.

Pianoforte score of the preceding work, with the name Lord
Campbell substituted for that of Le Comte. Imperfect.

Additional 32405.

Paper ; ff. 237. a.d. 1869. Oblong folio.

" RiciMERO, Re de' Goti " : Opera in .3 Acts, by Giovanni Francesco
di Majo, performed at the Alle Dame theatre, Rome, in 1759. Tran-
scribed from the copy in the Royal Library at Dresden, by A. Trautsch,
in [18]69. The symphonies and accompaniments are for flutes, oboes,
trumpets, horns, and strings, with a figured bass for harpsichord, in
scoi*e. Characters : Ricimero, Rodoaldo, Ernelinda, Vitige, Edvige,
and Edelberto.

Additional 31024a, b.

Paper ; f!. 44, 26. a.d. 1875. Folio.

" Mary Stuart, Queen of Scots, In Her Prison At Fotheringay :
Lyrical Monodrama With Chorus written by Frederick Marc, Ph.D.
Mu.sic composed by Carli Zoeller." AutogrnpJi. Finished 1 2 October,
1875, as attested by the signatures of the librettist and the composer.
The instruments for which the symphonies and accompaniments were
written are flutes, oboes, clarinets, bassoons, horns, trumpets, trombones,
and strings. In score. In two volumes, vol. i containing the full
score, and vol. ii the pianoforte score. The title-page and the libretto,
of which there is a copy at the beginning of each volume, are printed.
Characters : Mary Stuart ; with Chorus of Huntsmen, Halberdiers,
Wardei's, etc.

Additional 37322.

Paper ; ff. 12. About 1876 (date of production). Folio.

Arietta (Sigismund and Pulcinella, with chorus), beg. " Ach, Papa,
die schonen Kleider " ; with symphonies and accompaniments for oboes,



444 VOCAL MUSIC— SECULAR.

clarinets, bassoons, kettle-drums (omitted), strings, and other instruments
not named [? flutes, horns, and trumpets], in full score. From Act i of
" [Prinz] Methusalem " [by Johann Strauss, jun.]. Rough draft, partly
in pencil, with numerous alterations.



Additional 36739, ^a.Wm ; 36741, ff. 1-30.

Paper; about 1885-1892. Folio and obloug folio. See also under Duets (above,
p. 97), and Songs (1878-1892), below.

Sketches, and portions in full score, of Operas by Arthur Goring
Thomas. In two volumes.



36739. 1. Part of the unpublished
French version of "Esmeralda"
(written for Madame Melba, 1890),



3. Sketches for an Operetta written
to W. S. Gilbert's libretto, afterwards
used by Alfred Cellier for "The



and of the Italian version [1889]. The | Mountebanks" [1892]. ff. 172-180.



instruments are flutes, oboes, clari-
nets, bassoons, horns, trumpets
(trombe, cornetti, tuba), trombones.



4. Fragments of "The Golden Web"
[left unfinished in 1892], the orchestra
for which appears to have consisted



ophicleide, drums, harp, and strings. ; of flutes, oboes, clarinets, horns,

At f. lib is a fragment of the j trumpets, drums, triangles, and

"Mountebanks" (see below, no. 3). \ strings, ff. 181-196b.
ff. l-141b.

2. Fragments of music for a new ' 3G741. Sketches of portions of the

edition of "Nadeshda" [originally ' French version of "Esmeralda."

produced in 1885]. ff. 142-171. ff. 1-30.



Additional 30922, 30923.

Paper ; ff. 351, 232. 19th cent. Obloug folio.

" II Pirata " : Opera in 2 Acts, with symphonies and accompani-
ments for flutes (ottavino, etc.), oboes, clarinets, horns, corno inglese,
trumpets, trombones, tromboncino, serpents, bassoons, kettle-drums,
bass-drum, cymbals, triangle, harmonica, harp, and strings, in score
(the instruments of percussion and some of the wind instruments being
usually in separate score), by Vincenzo Bellini [1827]. In two volumes.
Characters : Gualtiero, Itulbo, Solitario, Imogene, Adele, Ernesto ;
with Choruses of Ladies, Knights, Warriors, Pirates, etc.

Additional 30975-30978.

Paper ; ff . 249, 200, 158, 1G6. 19th cent. Folio.

" Die Puritanek : Heroische Oper, in iii Acten," a German version
of "I Puritani di Scozia " [1835]; with overture, symphonies, and
accompaniments for flutes (piccolo, etc.), oboes, clarinets, horns,
trumpets, bassoons, trombones, drums, cymbals, bells, harp, a " Kanonen-
schlisse Ma[s]chine," triangle, and strings, in score. By [Vincenzo]
Bellini. From the numerous cuts indicated, the present copy was
evidently used for performance. Characters : Robert[s]on, Elvire,
Artur, Richard, Ueorg, Valton, and Henriette.



OPERAS. 445



Additional 30980.

Paper ; ff. 402. 19th cent. Folio. Probably transcribed for Giovanni
Ricordi of Milan, and belonged to Alfred Mapleson.

"I DUE Foscari " : Opera in 3 Acts, with preludio, symphonies and
accompaniments for flutes, oboes, clarinets, horns, trumpets (trombe
militari, etc.), bassoons, trombones, serpent, drums, bell, and strings,
in score, by [Giuseppe] Verdi [1(S44]. The present copy appears to
have been prepared for a performance of the opera at Her Majesty's
Theatre in which [Charles] Santley (see f. 361b) took part [? in 1862].
Characters : Jacopo, Barbarigo, Loredano, the Doge, a Servant,
Lucrezia, and Pisana ; with Choruses of Senators, etc.



Additional 31555, ff. 1-98, 109-1 25b.

Paper ; 19th cent. Quarto. The MS. also contains Cantatas (above, p. 24),
a Duet (p. 98), and' Songs (below).

Portions of Operas, with symphonies and accompaniments for
strings, etc., and (in the recitatives) l)asses, generally tigured, for
harp.sichord, in score, by Handel ; apparently all of them transcribed
by Michael Rophino Lacy from the originals at Buckingham Palace.

1. Arias, ritournelles, and dances, with la speranza." f. 93; — "Con tromba
flutes, oboes, etc., from "Almira" guerriera." f . 95. ff. 69-98.

[1704]. Included are "Quel labbro 4. " A chi vive di speranza " : aria, with

di coral." f. 2 ;— " Piu non puo." flutes, etc., from " Muzio " [1721].

f.l2b;— "Abbiatepazienza." f. 15 ;— f. 109.

and "Move i passi." f . 19b. ff. 1- 5. "Alto immenso Poter " : accom-

21b. panied recitative from " Ricardo I"

2. Overture (in another hand) and [1727]. f. 111.

recitatives from" Roderigo" [1706?]. 6. " Non vi piacque " : aria with oboes,

ff.22-68b. etc., from "Siroe" [1728]. In the

3. Overture (preceded by a neat copy), original form. f. 112.
recitatives, and the following arias, 7. Overture, f. 113; — additional songs,
with trumpets, oboes, etc., from "Peusieri, vol mi tormentate."
"Silla" [1707-1708 ?]:—" Alza 11 f. 116b ;— and " Sento nell' alma."
volo." f . 81b ;— " Fuggon 1' aure." f. 120b ;— Ballet, f. 124 ; etc. From
f. 83b;— "Se ben tuona 11 Ciel." the pasticcio, " Oreste" [1734] ; with
f. 85b ;— " Un sol raggio." f. 88b ;— oboes, etc. fi. 113-125b.

" Senti, bel idol mio." f.91b;— "Se



Additional 31563.

Paper ; fi. 121. 19th cent. Oblong folio.

" Alessandro " : Opera in 3 Acts, with overture, symphonies and
accompaniments for horns, trumpets, flutes, oboes, strings, and bassoons,
and a figured bass for harpsichord, in score, by Handel, 1726. As
published by the " Handel - Gesellschaft " (vol. 72). Characters :
Alessandro, Leonato, Rossane, Lisaura, Tassile, Cleone, Clito, etc.



446



VOCAL MUSIC— SECULAR.



Additional 31573, fF. 54-77b passim.
Paper; 19th cent. Quarto. See also under Oratorios (vol. i, p. 386).

Fragments of Operas, in score, l)y Handel, transci-ibed by Michael
Rophino Lacy, chiefly from mUograph sketches at Buckingham Palace.



1, 2. Pianoforte arrangements of two
Marches in " Richard I" [1727], the
first "as found in Smith," the
second from Walsh's Lady's Banquet,
book i (c/. the March in " Flori-
dante"). ff. 54, 54b.

3. Pianoforte arrangement of a March
in "Rinaldo" [1711], taken from
the Lady's Banquet, book iii, where
it is called " The Royal Guards'
March." The air was afterwards
introduced in " The Beggar's Opera."
f. 54b.

4. March from Act ii of " Partenope "
[1730] ; for 4 instruments, f. 56b.

5. " Dopo tante amare pene " : final
chorus in " Alcina" [1735] ; with
accompaniments for oboes, violins,
etc. i. 68.

6. A few bars originally written in
Fidalma's song, "Non ti fidar," in
"Muzio" [1721], but now erased;



with accompaniments for violins,
f. 72b.

7. "Amor, consola"; with a bass.
From scena 7 of " Admeto " [1726?].
f. 75.

8. Ritornello for 4 instruments, from
"Ottone" [1722]. f . 76.

9. 10. Short symphony (Act i, sc. 1),
and the battle of the Minotaur ; from
"Arianna" [1733]. For 4 strings,
ff. 76, 76b.

11. Music for the assault of the city :
sjTiiphony for trumpets and strings,
from " Radamisto " [1720]. f. 77.

12. " A te lascio 1' idol mio " : alto aria
in " Ottone," with accompaniments
for strings ; followed by the ritornello
given above (no. 8). f. 77.

13. March in " Rinaldo," from Smith's
copy at Buckingham Palace (different
from no. 3). f. 77b.



Additional 32154.

Paper ; ff . 202. 19th cent. Oblong folio.

Opera [" La vera Costanza "], in 2 Acts, with symphonies and
accompaniments for horns, oboes, flutes, bassoons, drums, and strings,
in score, by Franz Joseph Haydn [1776]. Transcribed from the
original. Characters : Rosina, Lisetta, la Baronessa, il Conte, Masino,
Ernesto, and Villotto.

Additional 32314, ff. 2, 4.

Paper; 19th cent. Oblong folio. See also under Sacred Cantatas (vol. i, p. 136).

Numbers from Operas, with symphonies and accompaniments for
strings, etc., in score, by K. H. Graun.

1. "Misero pargoletto": aria from chorus, with horns, cte., from "Brit-



" Demofoonte," 1746. f. 2.
2. "Vanne, Neron spietato": final



tanicus," 1752. f. 4.



Additional 32587, f. 25b.

Paper; 19th cent. Oblong quarto. See also under Glees (above, p. 119).

Fragment, consisting of the first three bars of the melody of an air
from " Astartus," by [G. B.] Buononcini [1720].



OPERAS.



447



Paper; ff. 193.
Pohl.



Additional 32664.

19th cent. Oblong folio. Belonged to Karl Ferdinand



Dramatic compositions, with symphonies and accompaniments for
horns, oboes, strings, etc., in score, by Franz Joseph Haydn, copied
from the originals at Eszterhaz and Eisenstadt.



1. Four " Arie per la com[m]edia ' [II]
Marchese,' " [1]763, viz. :— (a) " Navi-
cella da vento agitata." f. 1 ; — (b)
"Tu mi piaci." f. 4;— (c) " Trema,
Tyrran {sic) regnante." f . 7 ; — and
(d) "Non [h]o genio." f. 16. K. F.
Pohl, in his Joseph Haydn, vol. i,
pp. 231, 232, appears to consider
"II Marchese" the same as "La
Marchesa Nepola," but it is more
probably the play mentioned in the
same passage as "II Sganarello,"
which was composed in 1762.
Characters : Santa Barbara, Colom-
bina, Leopoldo and Scanarello (sic),
etc. ff. 1-18.

2. " ' La Canterina ' : Opera Buffa Inter-
mezzo in Musica a Quatro Voci.
Composto dal Giuseppe Haydn, anno



[1]766 " ; with flutes, corni inglesi,
etc. In 2 Acts. According to a note
made by Pohl in 1869, the text is
very imperfect. Characters ; Gas-
parina, Don Ettore, Appolonia [sic),
and Don Pelagio. f. 19.
. " ' Lo Speziale ' : Drama in 3 Akten
in Musik gesetzt von Joseph Haydn
. . . 1768 " ; described in the original
libretto (given here) as " Dramma
Giocoso." Transcribed by Joseph
Strauss, organist at Eisenstadt. The
introductory symphony and begin-
ning of Act i are wanting. Flutes
and l)assoons are occasionally em-
ployed in the orchestra. Characters :
Sempronio, Mengone, Grilletta, and
Volpino. ff. 79-193b.



Additional 32665.

Paper ; ff. 207. 19th cent. Oblong folio. Belonged to K. F. Pohl.

" Le Pescatrici " : Opera in 3 Acts, with symphonies and accom-
paniments for horns, corni inglesi, oboes, flutes, bassoons, and strings,
in score, by Franz Joseph Haydn, 1770. In the same hand as "La
Canterina" (Add. 32664, above). Sevei'al passages wanting in the
original (fi'om which the present transcript was made) are indicated.
Characters : Lesbina, Neriua, Frisellino, Burlotto, Lindoro, Eurilda,
and Mastricco.

Additional 32666.

Paper ; ff. 192. 19th cent. Oblong folio. Belonged to K. F. Pohl.

" ' L' Infedelta Delusa ' : Burletta per Musica in due Atti ....
par Josephe Haydn . . . 1773"; with symphonies and accompani-
ments for horns, oboes, bassoons, and strings, in score. Transcribed
by L. Kugler. Characters : Vespina, Nencio, Filippo, Nanni, and
Sandrina,

Additional 32667.

Paper ; ff . 218. 19th cent. Oblong folio.

" L' Incontro Improviso " : Opera in 3 Acts, with symphonies and
accompaniments for hornS; oboes, bassoons, trumpets, drums (big and



448 VOCAL MUSIC— SECULAR.

little), triangles, cinellen (? = cymbals), and strings, in score, by Franz
Joseph Haydn, 1777. Transcribed from the original. Characters:
Un Calandro, Osuiin, Rezia, Dardane, Balkis, and Ali.

Additional 32668.



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