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French songs: collection

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8923

Scope and Contents

Collection of 78 drinking and serious songs, for two voices, or for one voice with bass. Mostly in one hand, with additions in other hands. Drinking songs and serious songs, 40 anonymous, 38 by named composers. Index at beginning. Inscription 'ex libris Des Rochefort-Dailly De St. Point', and bookplate of Alfred Cortot.


  • Creation: 1714-1720 (Circa)

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1 volume(s) (1 volume)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased 1992

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Repository Details

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