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L'Allegro, il pensieroso, ed il moderato : to which is added his additional songs / the words taken from Milton ; set to musick by Mr. Handel.: MU.397

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

L'Allegro, il pensieroso, ed il moderato : to which is added his additional songs / the words taken from Milton ; set to musick by Mr. Handel.

Maker(s)

Composer: Handel, George Frideric
Librettist: Milton, John
Engraver: Houbraken, Jacobus
Engraver: Gravelot, Hubert François Bourguignon
Binder: James, Angela

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Description

For solo voices, chorus and orchestra (incl. figured bass).
Includes index (page [5]).
Music begins on p. 2; p. [1] is blank in both sequences.
Price: 1£ 5s 0.
With frontispiece portrait of "George Frideric Handel" by "J. Houbraken, sculps. Amst." with a scene below engraved by Hubert François Gravelot. (page [2]).
Founder's bequest, 1816. Inscribed on title page: "Fitzwilliam, 1770"
MU.397 received bound in royal blue paper spine with marbled paper sides (sample preserved). Rebound in quarter goatskin with marbled sides and vellum tips, with original paste-downs retained by Angela James, May 1980.
Former shalf mark: 31.F.30.

Measurements and weight

1 score ([6], 115, [1], 19 p.) ; 40 cm.

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Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Production date: AD 1770 : London :Printed for Wm. Randall, successor to the late Mr. I Walsh,[1770]

Identification numbers

Accession number: MU.397
Primary reference Number: 278744
ALMA control 001: 994622143803606
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Audit data

Created: Tuesday 15 December 2020 Updated: Tuesday 16 February 2021 Last processed: Monday 15 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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