Theodore M. Finney Music Manuscript Collection ca. 1700-1850

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Theodore M. Finney Music Manuscript Collection TXRC98-A25., ca. 1700-1850

Theodore M. Finney Music Manuscript Collection ca. 1700-1850

The collection consists primarily of music manuscripts in English, Italian, French, and German.

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Salieri, Antonio, 1750-1825

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Italian composer. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Vienna, 22 Aug. 1820, to [Ignaz von] Seyfried, 1820 Aug. 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270668678 From the description of [In questa tomba oscura : two settings]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270569145 From the description of Picciolo Terzetto vocale di me Ant. Salieri-- / Vien̄a, 1 ag.to 1818. 1 ag.to 1818. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270569149 From the description of Autog...

Arne, Thomas

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Originally composed for string orchestra, 1738. First performance of masque at Drury Lane Theatre, London, 4 March 1738. This arrangement 1923. Based on Milton's "Comus". Adapted by John Dalton.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Dance from Comus, in F / Thomas Augustine Arne ; arranged and edited by Adam Carse. [192-] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 42696273 The pastiche ballad opera in 3 acts with libretto based on the play by Isaac Bi...

Paisiello, Giovanni

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Libretto by the Duke of San Angelo Morbilli; first performed in Rome at the Argentina, carn. 1776. Cf. New Grove. From the description of Sò che frà poco indegno : manuscript, [178-?] (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 612843217 Libretto by Metastasio; first performed in Naples at the Teatro San Carlo, 12 January 1785. Cf. New Grove online. From the description of Nell'Antigono S. Carlo Rec.vo [i.e. Recititativo] con duetto Non temer non sono amante : musica del si...

Clarke, Jeremiah, 1669?-1707

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Epithet: composer and organist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000471.0x000132 Clarke composed a number of marches for harpsichord and named them after contemporary noblemen. They were called "trumpet tunes" because in them the harpsichord imitates trumpet style. This march first published, attributed to "Mr. Clarke", in "A Choice Collection of Ayres for the Harpsichord or Spinett," by John Young, ...

Pachelbel, Carl Theodor, 1690-1750

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Scarlatti, Doménico 1685-1757

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This transcription made 1942. First performance Chicago, 10 December 1942, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Hans Lange conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Suite : for string orchestra / by Domenico Scarlatti ; orchestrated by Harold Byrns. [1942?]. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 54449931 For another arrangement of "Tempo di ballo," see callno.: U-4915.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Suite galante / D....

Pleyel, Ignaz, 1757-1831

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Composed 1792. First performance, 12 March 1792.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Sinfonie concertante for piano and violin / by Ignaz Joseph Pleyel. [19--?] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 53154389 Simultaneously published 1790 in separate versions for viola and for violoncello. This edition 1983.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Viola concerto no. 12 in D, op. 26 / Ignaz Pleyel ; ed[itor] J. Wolfgang Gran...

Lawes, William, 1602-1645

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Dibdin, Charles, 1745-1814

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Dibdin was an English dramatist, actor and songwriter. His son Charles Isaac Mungo Pitt wrote plays and pantomimes and was for some time proprietor and manager of Sadler's Wells Theatre. A younger son, Thomas John Pitt, also took the name Dibdin about 1800. Thomas composed some 2,000 songs in the style of the elder Dibdin; his most successful dramatic work was the pantomime of Mother Goose. From the description of Papers, 1776-1831. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122521518 C...

Pergolesi, Giovanni Battista, 1710-1736

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Epithet: composer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000750.0x0002e3 Italian composer. From the description of [Mass in F major ; version 2]. [1734?] (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270568681 From the description of Mesa á Cinque / Voci / Due Canti Alto Tenore, e Basso / Del fu / Sig:e Gio: Batta / Pergolesi. [1732?] (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270568677 From the description of Sta...

Hook, Mr. (James), 1746-1827

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Greene, Maurice, 1696-1755

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Epithet: Mayor of New Sarum British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000982.0x0001dc ...

Philidor, F. D. (François Danican), 1726-1795

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French composer. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : [n.p., Paris], 27 July 1782, to Messieurs du Comité de l'Opéra, 1782 July 27. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270674952 ...

Jommelli, Nicolò, 1714-1774.

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German composer and writer on music. From the description of [Così il mio esempio istesso : cantata fragment]. [n.d.] (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270566407 ...

Haydn, Joseph, 1732-1809

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Kelly, Michael, 1762-1826

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English tenor. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : [London, n.d.], to a named but unidentified recipient at the Lyceum Theatre, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270873462 Irish vocalist and composer. Born in Dublin, Kelly first appeared on stage in 1779. He sang opera and composed music regularly until he became bankrupt in 1811. From the description of Michael Kelly Papers, 1790-1835. (Boston College). WorldCat...

Boccherini, Luigi, 1743-1805

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Composed 1761. This edition after a J.F. Peter autograph copied in 1771, now in the Moravian Music Foundation Archives.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Divertimento in B♭ / L. Boccherini. [19--?] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 42554106 The present concerto is not to be confused with the composer's Violoncello concerto No.1 in E-flat major, Gérard no. 474. This edition from photocopies of ms. parts discovered in the Naples (Italy) Co...

Weelkes, Thomas, approximately 1575-1623

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Epithet: composer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000208.0x000314 British composer. From the description of Sir: frances Steward, his Canzonett: s [manuscript]. [ca. 1600] (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270571305 ...

Wise, Michael, 1646?-1687

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Gibbons, Orlando, 1583-1625

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Epithet: organist and composer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000386.0x00032d Second movement is transcribed from Dainty Fine Bird, No. 9 of Gibbons' First Set of Madrigals and Mottets [sic] of 5 Parts: Apt for Viols and Voyces, first published London, 1612. This transcription 1948. First performance New York, 11 December 1948, New York Philharmonic, Walter Hendl conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. ...

Galuppi, Baldassare

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Italian composer, conductor, and instrumentalist. From the description of Confitebor à due 1741. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270563341 ...

Storace, Stephen, 1762-1796

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Corri, Domenico, 1746-1825

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Corelli, Arcangelo

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Italian composer and violinist. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Rome, 22 April 1705, to his brother Ippolito in Faenza, 1705 Apr. 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270564634 Pieces are arrangements of movements from: op. 5, no. 4; op. 5, no. 10; op. 5, no. 9; op. 5, no. 5. Arranged 1918.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Four pieces / by A. Corelli ; arranged in form of a Suite, in A major for string orchestra by Wm. F. H...

Croft, William, 1678-1727

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Epithet: composer and organist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000815.0x0002db ...

Stevenson, John, 1761-1833

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Rameau, Jean-Philippe

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Epithet: composer and theorist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000834.0x000091 Source of the gavotte not identified. Possibly from a keyboard work.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Rameau's gavotte / [Rameau ; arrangé] pour orchestre à cordes [par] Berthold Tours. [1932?] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 53226282 Taken from various harpsichord works....

Gluck, Christoph Willibald, 1714-1787

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From the opera in 2 acts with libretto by Marco Coltellini after a play by Carlo Sigismondo Capece. First performance Burg Theater, Vienna, 30 January 1765. This work was later used as the Overture to Armide (callno.: 4406).--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Overture : Il Telemaco osia [sic] L'isola di Circe / Gluck. [19--?] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 49863952 18th century German opera composer. From the description of ...

Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759

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Most material is from the oratorio; see Callno. 7087. This arrangement 1943.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Symphonic suite no. V : the triumph of Truth : based on / Handel ; free arrangement by Zoltan Fekete. c1943. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 50064356 From the opera in three acts, librettist unknown. Composed 1707 or 1708.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Dance of the sailors : from Rodrigo / G.F. H...

Webbe, Samuel, 1740-1816

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Finney, Theodore M. (Theodore Mitchell), 1902-1978

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American musicologist and educator. From the description of Theodore M. Finney Music Manuscript Collection, ca. 1700-1850. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122530516 This is most likely the copy Finney sent to Volkwein Bros. who published the work in 1946. From the description of Exultant spirit, ever new / text: Doris Jack ; music: Theodore M. Finney. [1946] (University of Pittsburgh). WorldCat r...

Martini, Johann Paul Aegidius, 1741-1816

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Johann Martini was a German composer, teacher, and organist active in France. From the description of Papers ca. 1794-1815. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 39920564 Epithet: il Tedesco, composer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001085.0x00009a French composer of German origin. From the description of [Plaisir d'amour / by J.P.A. Martini ; arr. for orchestra by Jacq...

Arnold, Samuel, 1740-1802

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Composer and organist. From the description of Samuel Arnold correspondence, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79449880 ...

Hasse, Johann Adolf, 1699-1783

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German composer. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Venice Jan. 7 1775, to Sigr. [Antonio] Salieri, 1775 Jan. 7. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270665419 ...

Rossini, Gioacchino, 1792-1868

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Libretto by Jacopo Ferretti after Charles Perrault's Cendrillon and librettos by Charles-Guillaume Etienne for Nicolas Isouard's Cendrillon and Francesco Fiorini for Stefano Pavesi's Agatina, o La virtù premiata; first performed in Rome at the Teatro Valle, 25 January 1817; the Holtei translation first performed in Berlin 20 October 1825. Cf. A. Loewenberg. Annals of opera. From the description of Aschenbrödel : komische Oper in zwei Acten, für die Darstellung auf der Königstädt...

Eccles, John, -1735

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Linley, Thomas, 1756-1778

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Geminiani, Francesco, ca. 1680-1762

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Abel, Karl Friedrich, 1723-1787

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Composed 1777.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Sinfonia in E-flat, op. 14, no. 2 / by Carl Friedrich Abel. 1992. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 42363105 From the description of Sinfonia in E-flat, op. 14, no. 6 / by Carl F. Abel. 1991. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 42527299 Composed 1780 or later. This edition edited from parts of the first edition published by R. Bremner, London [1785]. Dedicated to...

Purcell, Henry, 1659-1695

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This version 1943.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Suite from the opera : the Fairy queen / Henry Purcell ; selection and orchestration by Harold Byrns. 1943. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 53445289 From the opera composed ca. 1689. Transcribed 1936.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Passacaglia : from Dido and Aeneas / Henry Purcell ; transcribed by Charles O'Connell. [19--] (Franklin & Marshall Colle...

Tallis, Thomas, 1505(ca.)-1585

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Boyce, William, 1711-1779

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Epithet: composer and organist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000386.0x0000bc ...

Beehoven, Ludwig van, 1770-1827

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Bach, Johann Christian, 1735-1782

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First modern performance Sheffield, England, 6 January 1940, John Parr Chamber Concerts, O.C. Owrid conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of [Sinfonia no. 6 in B♭ for wind instruments]. [19--?] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 50749644 First published in London between 1772 and 1777 by Peter Welcker. Dedicated to the Elector Palatine, Carl Theodor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Divertimento à une flut...

Stanley, John, 1712-1786

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Shield, William, 1748-1829

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British theatre composer. From the description of Hope & Love / A Cavatina. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270569533 Epithet: Rear-Admiral British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000878.0x000389 English composer. From the description of Autograph letters signed (2), dated : [London] Oct. 23 1809 and [n.p.] Apr. 22 1816, to James Perry, 1809 Oct. 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 27...

Anfossi, Pasquale, 1727-1797

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East, Michael, ca. 1580-ca. 1640

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Marcello, Benedetto

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Robert Russell Bennett was an American composer, orchestrator and conductor. From the guide to the Robert Russell Bennett papers, 1911-1981, (Music Library) This transcription 1938. First performance Philadelphia, 16 November 1938, Philadelphia Civic Symphony Orchestra, J.W.F. Leman conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Toccata in C minor / Benedetto Marcello ; arranged for string orchestra by Bernard Morgan. c1971. (Franklin & Marshall...

Mozart, Johann Chrysostom Wolfgang Amadeus

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The Serenade from which this movement is taken originally composed for 2 clarinets, 2 horns and 2 bassoons, 1781; second version, with the addition of 2 oboes, in 1782 (see callno.: 2329). This transcription 1941.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Adagio, K. V. 375 / Mozart ; transcribed by Zoltán Fekete. [c1941]. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 42631243 Composed originally for solo piano, 1788. This transcription 1986.--Cf. Fleisher C...

Wesley, Samuel, 1766-1837

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Nephew of John Wesley. From the description of Autograph letter signed, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270587895 English composer and organist. From the description of Autograph note in the third person : [n.p., London?, n.d.], to Sir G[eorge] Smart, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270679129 Samuel Wesley, a well-known English organist and composer, was the son of the famous Methodist hymnist Charles Wesley, nephew of John Wesley, and fath...

Byrd, William, 1539 or 1540-1623

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Both originally composed for keyboard (harpsichord or virginal). The Pavane composed ca. 1612 and published as no. 6 in the collection Parthenia. The Gigg published as A Giff F. Tr[egian], no. 180 in the Fitzwilliam Virginal Book compiled probably after 1621. For Leslie Russell's transcription of the Earle of Salisbury's Pavane for string orchestra see FLC callno.: 2370s.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of The Earle of Salisbury's pavane ; A gigg / William Byrd ; arr. ...

Grétry, André-Ernest-Modeste

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Belgian composer. From the description of Autograph letter signed from Grétry to M. de Croise, Secrétaire du Roy, Paris, 1789 Apr. 4. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122639601 From the description of Autograph note signed from Grétry to unidentified correspondent, Paris, 1809 Dec. 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122560768 From the description of Autograph letter signed from Grétry to "Citoyen Ministre, " Paris, c1803. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122510940 ...

Arne, Michael, 1741?-1786

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Gyrowetz, Adalbert

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Edited from Ms. 598, Donaueschingen, West Germany, Fürstliche Fürstenberg Hofbibliothek.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Symphony in D / Adalbert Gyrowetz. [19--] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 52169917 Bohemian composer and conductor. From the description of Autograph sentiment signed, dated : Vienna, 8 March 1836, 1836 Mar. 8. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270578474 Edited from Ms. 599, Donaueschingen, West ...

Rousseau, Jean-Jacques, 1712-1778

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Jean-Jacques Rousseau was one of the foremost philosophers of the Enlightenment period. From the description of Jean-Jacques Rousseau Papers [manuscript]. [174-]-1844. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 225564187 Swiss philosopher, writer, music theorist and composer. From the description of Collection of autograph letters : France, England, Switzerland, to various recipients, 1756-1789. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 714645189 From the description of Autogr...

Moore, Thomas, 1779-1852

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Thomas Moore, Irish poet and composer. Moore was a friend and acquaintance of many of the English Romantics, including Lord Byron. He met Mary Shelley in the late 1820s, while researching his biography of Byron. From the description of Thomas Moore manuscript material : 220 items, 1811-1846 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 76835859 Thomas Moore, Irish poet and composer. From the guide to the Thomas Moore manuscript material : 254 items, 1811-1846, (...