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[Collection of manuscripts and sketches] / [George Frideric Handel ; Carl H. Graun]: MU.MS.251

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

[Collection of manuscripts and sketches] / [George Frideric Handel ; Carl H. Graun]
Works. Selections (Sketches)
Title in the hand of Earl Fitzwilliam on p. 43: Original manuscripts / by / George Frederic Handel.

Maker(s)

Composer: Handel, George Frideric
Binder: Cockerell Bindery

Categories

Description

Holograph manuscript in ink.
Includes pages of different sizes, either oblong (ca. 22 x 28 cm) or folio (40 x 27 cm).
Former classmark: 6.I.1.
Ownership inscription and date on p. 43: "Fitzwilliam 1799".
Conserved, remounted, and rebound in quarter leather with marbled paper sides in 1978-1979 by the Cockerell Bindery; the 1890's bindings have been retained.

Original manuscripts / by / George Frederic Handel.
Fragments from La resurrezione (HWV 47), Il trionfo del tempo (HWV 46b, 1737 version), Wedding anthem (HWV 263), Excerpt from C.H. Graun's Brunswick passion, Giustino (HWV 37), Atalanta (HWV 35), Alexander's feast (HWV 75), Esther (HWV 50a & 50b), Athalia (HWV 52).
Musical sketches.

Measurements and weight

1 ms. score (54 p., bound) ;22-36 cm.

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1816) by Fitzwilliam, Richard, 7th Viscount

Dating

1718 - 1737

Identification numbers

Accession number: MU.MS.251
Primary reference Number: 249406
ALMA control 001: 994600783803606
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Friday 18 September 2020 Updated: Thursday 25 August 2022 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Manuscripts and Printed Books

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2024) "[Collection of manuscripts and sketches] / [George Frideric Handel ; Carl H. Graun]" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/249406 Accessed: 2024-02-23 05:04:18

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