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Selections: MU.MS.259

Object information

Current Location: In storage


[Collection of detached movements and fragments from oratorios and miscellaneous chamber and keyboard music] / [George Frideric Handel]


Composer: Handel, George Frideric
Conservator: Cockerell Bindery



Fascicles, folds and single leaves.
Holograph manuscript in ink, written at various times from ca. 1710-1751.
Former classmark: 30.H.11.
Conserved, remounted, and rebound in quarter leather with marbled paper sides in 1978 by the Cockerell Bindery; the 1890's bindings have been retained.


History note: Ownership signature on p. 19: "Fitzwilliam 1799"

Measurements and weight

1 ms. score (86 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.259
Primary reference Number: 276934
ALMA control 001: 994685633803606
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Audit data

Created: Tuesday 1 December 2020 Updated: Tuesday 29 November 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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