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Giustino. Ouverture. Allegro: MU.MS.265.p.79

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Giustino. Ouverture. Allegro
All[egr]o : [from the Ouverture to Giustino] / [George Frideric Handel]


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



For vl1/ob1, vl2/ob2, vla, b.
Caption title.
HWV 37, first Allegro in the Ouverture.
Possibly an earlier? 50-bar version (the final version has 89 bars).
Manuscript in the hand of J.C. Smith, 1683-1763.
Watermark: "LVG" below [crowned?] shield with fleur de lis; countermark: "IV"
1.1.1 vl1 Allegro G G-2 xF c 8-{''DDD}{EEE6FG}/{8'AAA6B''C}{8'D''DDC}/


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

Measurements and weight

1 ms. score (p. 79-82) ; 24 x 29 cm.

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Production date: AD 1736 : [England],[1736?]

Identification numbers

Accession number: MU.MS.265.p.79
Primary reference Number: 276867
ALMA control 001: 994705953803606
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Audit data

Created: Tuesday 1 December 2020 Updated: Tuesday 8 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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