Franklin

[Fragment of a song book]

Author/Creator:
Hopkinson, Francis, 1737-1791.
Publication:
1755.
Format/Description:
Musical score
47-84 ms. p. of music
Subjects:
Hopkinson, Francis, 1737-1791 -- Manuscripts.
Music -- Manuscripts.
Songs with harpsichord -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- 18th century.
Operas -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- 18th century -- Excerpts -- Vocal scores.
Contents:
L'amour a mille tourments / Anon. (p. 53)
Air [unidentified] / Arne (p. 66)
Atalanta. If love my dearest treasure / Handel (p. 78-79)
Handel's Water piece (p. 84)
Occasional oratorio. Prophetic visions strike my eye / Handel (p. 70-74)
Samson. Great Dagon has subdued our foe ; Let the bright seraphim / Handel (p. 75-77, 67-69)
Fissa ne squardi miei / Hasse (p. 81-83)
No more the fabled names confin'd / Anon. (p. 80)
Duetto [unidentified] / Palma (p. 64-66)
Alexis, a cantata / Pepusch (p. 60-64)
Stizzoso mio stizzoso / Pergolesi (p. 54-56)
Silvia bright nymph / Anon. (p. 57)
A song in the Triumph of Hibernia / Anon. (p. 58-9)
Merope. Figlio ascolta / Terradellas (p. 48-50; incomplete)
Dimmi una volta addio (duetto) / Vinci (p. 47; incomplete)
Notes:
Page 1-46, 51 & 52 wanting.
Hopkinson's signature on back cover.
Photocopy in suppl.
Contains songs with keyboard, chiefly arranged from operas, copied by Francis Hopkinson.
Contents indexed in: Richards, Caroline. An eighteenth century music collection. Thesis (M.A.) -- Univ. of Pennsylvania, 1968.
Penn Provenance:
Hopkinson, Edward Jr. (donor)
Hopkinson, Francis
Hopkinson, Oliver
Contained In:
Hopkinson collection of music. v. 15
OCLC:
63549355
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