Manuscript keyboard score with a collection of songs, instrumental pieces and incidental music mostly by British composers, ca. 1790.

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Galliard, John Ernest, d. 1747. Manuscript keyboard score with a collection of songs, instrumental pieces and incidental music mostly by British composers, ca. 1790.

Manuscript keyboard score with a collection of songs, instrumental pieces and incidental music mostly by British composers, ca. 1790.

Scored for keyboard and voice. Book compiled by four different scribes in the late eighteenth century. Contents include J.E. Galliard's setting of Congreve's Reconciliation, A. Corelli's 7th sonata, R. Leveridge's Macbeth (attributed to Purcell); excerpts from several of G.F. Handel's oratorios and harpsichord pieces; and miscellaneous theatrical songs, such as Arne's setting of a song in Milton's Comus.

1 ms. score (45 leaves) ; 25 x 40 cm. (Obl. fo.)

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