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Selections: MU.MS.262

Object information

Current Location: In storage


[Collection of arias, songs, instrumental movements, sketches and fragments] / [George Frideric Handel]


Composer: Handel, George Frideric
Conservator: Cockerell Bindery



Miscellany of fragments and sketches, including copies of fragments of music by Habermann and Gottlieb Muffat.
Folds and single leaves, mostly oblong format, but two (p. 55-58) upright (29 cm)
Holograph manuscript in ink, written at various times from ca. 1710-1751.
Former classmark: 30.H.12.
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.


History note: Ownership: from the Fitzwilliam collection of Handel autographs acquired in 1799.

Measurements and weight

1 ms. score (68 p., bound) ; 24 x 29 cm.

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Acquisition and important dates

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


1711 - 1751

Identification numbers

Accession number: MU.MS.262
Primary reference Number: 276972
ALMA control 001: 994653953803606
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Audit data

Created: Tuesday 1 December 2020 Updated: Monday 20 March 2023 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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