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Messiah : an oratorio in score : as it was originally perform'd /composed by Mr. Handel ; to which are added his additional alterations: MU.399

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Current Location: In storage

Titles

Messiah : an oratorio in score : as it was originally perform'd /composed by Mr. Handel ; to which are added his additional alterations

Maker(s)

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

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Description

Additional alterations in Appendix.
Libretto compiled by Charles Jennens.
With "a list of the subscribers" -- p. [v-vi]
Includes index -- p. [vii]
A reissue of the 4th edition, with revised list of subscribers.
Former shelf mark: 31.F.32.
Founder's bequest, 1816. Inscribed on title page: "Fitzwilliam, 1799"
MU.399 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, 1980.
Former shelf number (MU.399): 31.F.32.

Measurements and weight

1 score ([viii], 188 ,35 p.) : port ; 37 cm.

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Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Production date: circa AD 1769 : London :Printed by Messrs. Randall & Abell,[ca. 1769].

Identification numbers

Accession number: MU.399
Primary reference Number: 278753
ALMA control 001: 994663263803606
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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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