Musical manuscript containing operatic arias, vocal works, works for voice and keyboard and for solo keyboard, ca. 1830-40. VOCAL MUSIC - 19th Century - Manuscript.
Musical manuscript containing operatic arias, vocal works, works for voice and keyboard and for solo keyboard, ca. 1830-40

Musical manuscript containing operatic arias, vocal works, works for voice and keyboard and for solo keyboard, ca. 1830-40

Oblong folio (225 x 300 mm). Contemporary vellum-backed marbled boards. Ca. 250 pp. Watermarks include "La Stella" and "G & C Cini" (prominent papermakers in Tuscany in the 1830s and 40s).

39 pieces in total. Composers include Beethoven (3), Bellini (2), Donizetti (3), Pacini (2), Paer (2), Weber (2), Strauss, and Zingarelli (2), plus a number of unattributed works.With contemporary signature of "Mrs. S. Smith" to front endpapers and contemporary manuscript index to pastedown endpapers; her additional signature to Beethoven Waltz. Notated in ink, in one primary hand,

Contents:
Paer, Ferdinando 1771-1839
Ah Lucinda Signor Duetto in the Favorite Opera of Agnese di Fitzhenny Arrang'd with a Piano Forte Accompt. by J.C. Pyne 80th Regt. [1] (title), [2]-20 pp.

Donizetti, Gaetano 1979-1848
Cavatina Nell fior degl' anni miei Nell' Opera L'Ajo in Imbarazzo. Ridotta per Piano Forte Dal J.C. Pyne. 9 pp.

Italian Ariettes with a Piano Forte Accompaniment. Benedetto, 2 pp.; Buona Notte, 3 pp.; Nel Tempo Felice, 3 pp.; Grato Momento é Caro, 2 pp.

Bailey, Thomas Haynes 1797-1839
I'd be a Butterfly a Ballad Sung by Mrs. Haylett The Words & Melody by Thos. Haynes Bailey. 6 pp.

Canzonici Siciliane. 14 pp. 7 short pieces for voice and piano

Pacini, Giovanni 1796-1867
Come provar quest' anima Cavatina in the Opera La Schiava e' Bagdad. 12 pp.

Craven, J.T. 1796-?
The Light Bark. Scene The Bay of Naples. 7 pp. Text by Anna Mahony

Beethoven, Ludwig van 1770-1827
No. 2 Grand Sonata composed & dedicated to Prince Lichnowski ... Op. 26. 22 pp.

Anon. Waltz. 1/2 page.

Beethoven
Waltz. 4 pp. LvBWVAnh 14/3

Weber, Carl Maria von 1786-1826
Weber's Last Composition. 2 pp. Waltz in Ab major

Weiner Volkslied. 1 page.

Zingarelli, Niccolò Antonio 1752-1837
Ombra adorata aspetto. 9 pp. From his opera Romeo and Juliet

7 pp. 3 sets of 6 instrumental dance tunes, unidentified, most likely for violin.

Dance Music. 24 dance tunes for solo [?]violin, with titles including Quadrile[!] of Navarino, Pantalone, L'Elé, La Pouyle, La Trenis, La Pastorale, La Promenade, and Quadrille a 2 Figure. 10 pp.

Donizetti
3 pp. Unidentified work for piano solo. Incomplete

Bellini, Vincenzo 1801-35
Sinfonia Nel Opera Il Pirata. 16 pp., containing the overture for piano solo. With occasional corrections.

Waltz. Chap[...] Rouge. 1 page. For solo piano.

Military Waltz. 1 page

The Merry Days When We Were Young. 2 pp. For voice and piano. Notation and text carefully penned on mid-blue paper within highly decorative embossed border. Signed "E.R.P. 6. Novr. [18]41" at conclusion.Two small pinholes to upper left margin. In very good condition overall.

Binding somewhat worn, soiled, rubbed, and bumped; number "41" to spine. Very minor internal wear and browning.

Item #36228

Price: $350.00  other currencies