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Harpsichord [manuscript].

Author/Creator:
Hopkinson, Francis, 1737-1791.
Publication:
[Philadelphia, circa 1760]
Format/Description:
Manuscript
43 leaves : paper ; 230 x 294 mm. bound to 238 x 294 mm.
Subjects:
Harpsichord music.
Music -- Manuscripts.
Music -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- 18th century.
Form/Genre:
Codices.
Manuscripts, English -- 18th century.
Manuscripts, European.
Summary:
46 pieces for keyboard, chiefly arranged from orchestral music, copied by Francis Hopkinson. Also includes a printed leaf pasted to the inside upper cover; a scale for the violoncello (p. 82); and "A riddle" in 26 lines of verse (p. 84).
Notes:
Ms. codex.
Title from upper cover.
Pagination: Paper, 43; 1-27, [i, 28-85]; contemporary pagination in ink, modern pagination in pencil, upper outer corners.
Binding: Contemporary boards, completely detached. Paper is fragile and stained.
Origin: Written in Philadelphia, circa 1760.
Contents indexed in: Richards, Caroline. An eighteenth century music collection. Thesis (M.A.) -- Univ. of Pennsylvania, 1968.
Cited as:
UPenn Ms. Codex 14.
OCLC:
155961610
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