[Op. 10]. Grand Quintuor pour 2 Violons 2 Altos & Violoncelle Composé et dedié à Monsieur Joseph de Bridi. [Parts]. CASTELBARCO, Cesare Pompeo -VISCONTI.

[Op. 10]. Grand Quintuor pour 2 Violons 2 Altos & Violoncelle Composé et dedié à Monsieur Joseph de Bridi. [Parts]

Milan: Louis Scotti [PN 80], [ca. 1826]. Folio. Violino Primo sewn; other parts unbound. Violino Primo: 1f. (title), [1] (dedication), 2-13, [i] (blank) pp.; Violino secondo: [1] (blank), 2-10 pp.; Viola prima: [1] (blank), 2-8 pp.; Viola seconda: [1] (blank), 2-8 pp.; Violoncello: [1] (blank), 2-9, [i] (blank) pp. Engraved.

Carefully executed notational corrections, erasures written over in ink; manuscript titling in German in pencil to all first blank pages; "Violine I" in blue ink in the same hand to dedication page of Violino primo part; fingering in pencil to Violoncello part; measure numbers in pencil in a modern hand throughout.

Slightly foxed. A fresh and attractive copy overall.

First Edition. WorldCat (1 copy, at the Biblioteca Comunale in Trento, Italy; 2 additional copies, at the Milan Conservatory and the Biblioteca nazionale Marciana in Venice. Tentative date according to Antolini, article "Scotto, Luigi."

"[Cesare Pompeo Castelbarco] was a man of letters and patron of the arts. A violinist and composer, he strove for the dissemination of instrumental music. He was a member of various academies, including the Accademia Filarmonica di Bologna. He held various political offices." Italian Wikipedia. Item #25680

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