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Selections: MU.MS.260

Object information

Current Location: In storage


[Collection of keyboard, instrumental music, compositions lessons and sketches] / [George Frideric Handel]


Composer: Handel, George Frideric
Conservator: Cockerell Bindery



Keyboard music, instrumental and orchestral music, exercises and examples for the study of continuo and fugue, and sketches.
Folds and single leaves.
Holograph manuscript in ink, written at various times between approximately 1710 and 1751.
Former classmark: 30.H.10.
Ownership: from the Fitzwilliam collection of Handel autographs acquired in 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.

Measurements and weight

1 ms. score (72 p., bound) ; 24 x 29 cm.

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Acquisition and important dates

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


1710 - 1751

Identification numbers

Accession number: MU.MS.260
Primary reference Number: 267559
ALMA control 001: 994622653803606
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Audit data

Created: Monday 16 November 2020 Updated: Monday 11 October 2021 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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