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Selections: MU.MS.265

Object information

Current Location: In storage


[Collection of vocal and instrumental music] / [George Frideric Handel]


Composer: Handel, George Frideric
Conservator: Cockerell Bindery



Language: English and Italian
Miscellany of scores and parts of complete works, movements and sections of works.
Folds and single leaves, mostly oblong format (pages 49-66 are in upright format).
Manuscript mostly in the hands of J.C. Smith, senior and junior.
Former classmark: 30.H.15 (on present binding) or 6.I.15 (in Catalogue of music in the Fitzwilliam Museum Cambridge)).
Conserved, remounted, and rebound in quarter leather with marbled paper sides in October 1977 by the Cockerell Bindery.


History note: Ownership: probably mostly from the Fitzwilliam collection of Handel autographs.

Measurements and weight

1 ms. score (108 p., bound) ; 24 x 29 cm.

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Acquisition and important dates

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


1700 - 1751

Identification numbers

Accession number: MU.MS.265
Primary reference Number: 276854
ALMA control 001: 994696643803606
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Audit data

Created: Tuesday 1 December 2020 Updated: Monday 18 December 2023 Last processed: Monday 18 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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