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Israel in Egypt. Italian. Selections: MU.MS.265.p.61

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Current Location: In storage


Israel in Egypt. Italian. Selections
[Israel in Egypt] : [additional section] / [George Frideric Handel]


Composer: Handel, George Frideric
Scribe: Smith, John Christopher (sen)



Continuo part for a section of Israel in Eqypt or another oratorio for a revival with Italian singers, with a chorus from As pants the hart, an aria and two recitatives.
Editorial title.
Manuscript in the hand of J.C. Smith, 1683-1763?
Watermark: Fleur de lis over Strasbourg bend.
.1.1 S [Recitativo] Mi palpita il cor ne intendo F C-1 bB c 4-8-'F2F/4-G2G/4-A2A/4-B2B/y4B8''CzDy4C4.'BzA/2A
1.2.1 S Aria La speranza la costanza C-1 c =8/4-8'A''DC{6'B''C}8D'B/''C{6'B''C}8D'AB{6''CD}8'AG/4F
1.3.1 S [Recitativo] Chi con core innocente D C-1 xFC c 8-6'xFF8xA6AB8''xCC-'E/GGGxFDD

[p. 60, lines 1-2] [the last bars of the Alleluia from the end of As pants the hart, HWV 251c, subsequently used in Athalia HWV 52 no. 16, identical with the first two lines on page 55] -- [p. 60, lines 3-12] Mi palpita il cor ne intendo : [recitative for S, b related to HWV 132] -- [p. 61-64] La speranza la costanza : aria [for S bc : in the index of HWV as "HWV 54 (Anhang)" but not there, but mentioned in the Bemerkung] -- Chi con core innocente : [recitative for S, bc]


History note: Probably part of the collection of holograph music acquired by Lord Fitzwilliam.

Measurements and weight

1 ms. part (p. 61-66) ; 29 cm.

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Circa 1735 - Circa 1740

Identification numbers

Accession number: MU.MS.265.p.61
Primary reference Number: 276865
ALMA control 001: 994705573803606
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Created: Tuesday 1 December 2020 Updated: Monday 7 June 2021 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

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

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