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Concertos, organ, orchestra, op. 4: MU.MS 836.1

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Current Location: In storage


Concertos, organ, orchestra, op. 4
[Six concertos for organ and orchestra, op. 4] / [George Frideric Handel]


Handel, George Frideric,
Handel copyist S1
Previous owner.: Barrett Lennard, Henry,



For organ (HWV 294 for harp) and orchestra.
Orchestration: ob1, ob2, vl1, vl2, vla, b/bc.
In a different order from HWV.
Editorial title.
Thematic cat. no.: HWV 289-294.
Manuscript in the hand of Larsen's Handel copyist S1.
"Played at Exeter Hall 23d July 1844 with orchestral accompaniments by J.L. Brownsmith. Ditto Hannover Square, May 25th 1847. JLB" -- annotation in pencil on pp.54-55 by a Mr. J.L. Brownsmith, who also added some organ registrations in pencil.
Watermark : "WR" below Fleur de lis in crowned shield ; countermark: "I VILLEDARY" (Burrows E*a)
Dated ca.1736-41 according to evidence from musical contents and paper characteristics (see D. Burrows).
First item in Barrett Lennard Collection volume 67 (MU.MS.836).

Concertos (Organ) Scores. Concertos (Harp) Scores.

Measurements and weight

1 ms. score (111 p., bound) ; 44 cm.

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Handel, George Frideric,1685-1759.[England],[ca. 1736-41] Handel copyist S1. Barrett Lennard, Henry, 1818 -1899. previous owner.

Identification numbers

Accession number: MU.MS 836.1
Primary reference Number: 279143
ALMA control 001: 994234613803606
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Created: Tuesday 15 December 2020 Updated: Monday 18 December 2023 Last processed: Monday 18 December 2023

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

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