[Op. 22]. Six Quartetto's, for two Violins, a Tenor & Violoncello. Obligato. Composed and Dedicated To the Right Honourable the Earl of Aylesford... Opera 22. [Parts]. Felice GIARDINI.

[Op. 22]. Six Quartetto's, for two Violins, a Tenor & Violoncello. Obligato. Composed and Dedicated To the Right Honourable the Earl of Aylesford... Opera 22. [Parts]

[London]: Blundell, [1779-1780]. Folio. Disbound. Violino primo: 1f. (title), [1] (blank), 2-13, [i] (blank) pp.; Violino secondo: 1f. (title), [1] (blank), 2-13, [i] (blank) pp.; Viola: [1] (title), 2-13, [i] (blank) pp.; Violoncello: 1f. (title), [1] (blank), 2-13, [i] (blank) pp. Engraved. Watermark "RG."

"No. 29" in contemporary manuscript to each title.

Some dampstaining and creasing to upper half of Violoncello part; stain to p. 5 of Violino secondo part.

First Edition. BUC p. 374. RISM G1966 (1 copy only in the U.S., at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill). WorldCat (1 copy at the University of Illinois.

Giardini was a noted violinist, called by Burney "the greatest performer in Europe." He settled in London from 1750 to 1784, where he was active in concert life and as a teacher and composer. TNG Vol. 7 p. 351. Item #27001

Price: $450.00  other currencies

See all items in Music
See all items by