Text set / [Dances by Henry Purcell and others for harpsichord].

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Summary Information.

Title
[Dances by Henry Purcell and others for harpsichord].
Creator
Purcell, Henry, 1659-1695.
Draghi, Giovanni Battista, approximately 1640-1708.
Contributor
Finney, Theodore M. (Theodore Mitchell), 1902-1978, former owner.
Date Created and/or Issued
[ca. 1690]
Contributing Institution
UCLA, William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
Collection
Early Modern English Manuscripts from UCLA’s Clark Library
Rights Information
Public Domain
Material in the public domain. No restrictions on use.
Description
Scope/Content: Music manuscript.
Scope/Content: Music manuscript of primarily composed of Henry Purcell harpsichord music, sometimes referred to as the Wild Court volume and signficant because of its status as an early source of Purcell's music for the harpsichord. Several pieces by Giovanni Battista Draghi are also included.
Citation/Reference: Klakowich, R. Harpsichord music by Purcell and Clarke in Los Angeles. (Journal of musicology, v. 4, 2 (1985-86) :171-190.
Condition: Bound in brown leather with gold tooling; front cover and preliminary pages detached from text block; housed in modern brown cloth case.
Type
text
Form/Genre
Music
Extent
[116] p., bound ;26 cm.
Identifier
ark:/21198/n18320
MS.1970.003
Language
English
eng
Subject
Harpsichord music--England--17th century.
Music--England--Early works to 1800.
Place
England
Provenance
On back paste-down endpaper: "Att Mr Shaw's At ye Crowne, ye Second House in Wild Court in Wild Street."|Book plate of Theodore M. Finney's private music library on front paste-down endpaper, inscribed in pencil with Finney's identification number of Fi17 and the notation "Oxford 1967."
Location
CLUW

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