Luca Marenzio: Madrigals
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Madrigals for four voices by Luca Marenzio, copied from the edition published at Venice 1592 in the hand of T. Greatorex, F.R.S., F.L.S. Organist of Westminster Abbey (+1831). On fo. i appears the following note: 'This fine Score of Luca Marenzio's Madrigals, published in parts, 1592, at Venice, is in the handwriting of T. Greatorex, F.R.S., F.L.S., Conductor of the Concerts of Antient Music, Organist of Westminster Abbey, etc., etc. His collection of music, etc., was sold by Watson, at Hanover Square Rooms, on April 3, 1832, and following days. Lot 252, the Bookcase, said to have been Handel's, containing a set of copies of his works, nearly complete, by Smith, his amanuensis, fetched £120. 15. 0. [Julian] M[arshall].'
- 1790 (Circa)
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Belonged to Julian Marshall, of Headlingley, Leeds (+1903), whose bookplate is inside the front cover. Bought from G. David, bookseller, Cambridge, 7 July 1922.
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