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Abos, Girolamo - Spanish.
     Farò che al tuono orribile.
18th century
Manuscript Number: Add. Ms 14183 ff.1-90b, 120, 134; Hughes-Hughes vol.ii, 326. With accompaniment: strings and horns; Type: Ms. Copy: Score and parts.
Genre: Secular Vocal Music: Operas: Extracts

Abos, Girolamo - Spanish.
     Penza, don Marcantonio.
18th century
Manuscript Number: Add. Ms 14183 ff.1-90b, 120, 134; Hughes-Hughes vol.ii, 326. With accompaniment: strings; Type: Ms. Copy: Score and duplicate string parts.
Genre: Secular Vocal Music: Operas: Extracts

Abos, Girolamo - Spanish.
     Se mai freme il Vesuvio; Cara gioia saporita; Io già sto; Nel pugnar col mostro infido; Figlio, forniscela.
18th century
Manuscript Number: Add. Ms 14183 ff.1-90b, 120, 134; Hughes-Hughes vol.ii, 326. With accompaniment: strings; Type: Ms. Copy: Score.
Genre: Secular Vocal Music: Operas: Extracts

Agostini, Pietro Simone - Italian.
     La colpa è la mia.
After 1699
Manuscript Number: Harley 1273 ff.1-79; Hughes-Hughes vol.ii, 490. With accompaniment: bass for harpsichord. In the hand of Humphrey Wanley; Type: Ms. Copy: Score.
Genre: Secular Vocal Music: Songs

Alberto, Giovanni (Ristori of Venice) - Italian.
     Verdi, colli.
c.1706-1726
Manuscript Number: Add. Ms 14226; Hughes-Hughes vol.ii, 506. With accompaniment: bass; Type: Ms. Copy: Score.
Genre: Secular Vocal Music: Solo Cantatas: Soprano

Albrici, Vincenzo - Italian.
     Non sò se l'ho da dire.
After 1699
Manuscript Number: Harley 1273 ff.1-79; Hughes-Hughes vol.ii, 490. With accompaniment: bass for harpsichord. In the hand of Humphrey Wanley; Type: Ms. Copy: Score.
Genre: Secular Vocal Music: Songs

Aldovrandini, Giuseppe Antonio Vincenzo.
     Lo sdegno, il rigore.
After 1699
Manuscript Number: Harley 1273 ff.1-79; Hughes-Hughes vol.ii, 490. With accompaniment: bass for harpsichord. In the hand of Humphrey Wanley; Type: Ms. Copy: Score.
Genre: Secular Vocal Music: Songs

Anonymous.
     Adorate mie bellezze; Semplicetta beltà; Stringete pur; Di che vi turbate, mie care pupille.
18th century
Manuscript Number: Add. Ms 14209 ff.5, 146-190; Hughes-Hughes vol.ii, 79. With accompaniment: bass for harpsichord; Type: Ms. Score.
Genre: Secular Vocal Music: Duets

Anonymous.
     Al fulgor d'un serto aurato; Non dar piu pene; Al dispetto ancor d'amore; E chi non v'ameria.
Late 17th century
Manuscript Number: Harley 1272 ff.1b-10, 76-96; Hughes-Hughes vol.ii, 236. With accompaniment: violins, etc. In the hand of B.M. Berenclow; Type: Ms. Score.
Genre: Secular Vocal Music: Operas: Arias

Anonymous.
     All'arenoso lido; Sù la sponda d'un rio; Porgetemi l'armi.
18th century
Manuscript Number: Add. Ms 14209; Hughes-Hughes vol.ii, 583. With accompaniment: bass for harpsichord; Type: Ms. Copy: Score.
Genre: Secular Vocal Music: Solo Cantatas: Soprano

Anonymous.
     Alle piume, ò bella.
1st half of 18th century
Manuscript Number: Add. Ms 14226 ff.13-15; Hughes-Hughes vol.ii, 65. For soprano and contralto, with accompaniment: bass for harpsichord. Imperfect at the end; Type: Ms. Copy: Score.
Genre: Secular Vocal Music: Cantatas

Anonymous.
     Aure spirate, fiati soavi; Speranze che m'andate; O care catene; Per pietà datemi morte; Trà speranza e trà timore; O morire ò non amar; Amoretti, à l'armi; Notte amica; A la sorte de viventi; Partite da mè, memorie gradite; Fuggi dal mio Cor; Senza speranza, ahi mè; Riposo non hà la vita; Chi non gode in gioventù; Cosi Amor mi fai languir; Che tormento son costretta à sostener.
Late 17th century
Manuscript Number: Harley 1267; Hughes-Hughes vol.ii, 234. May also be from Alessandro Amante [? by G. Antonio Boretti]. With accompaniment: bass for harpsichord (occasionally with strings); Type: Ms. Score.
Genre: Secular Vocal Music: Operas: Arias

Anonymous.
     Canzona: Ritorno a rivedervi.
c.1706-1726
Manuscript Number: Add. Ms 14226; Hughes-Hughes vol.ii, 506. With accompaniment: bass. Imperfect at the end; Type: Ms. Copy: Score.
Genre: Secular Vocal Music: Solo Cantatas: Soprano

Anonymous.
     Cara e dolce libertà.
After 1699
Manuscript Number: Harley 1273 ff.1-79; Hughes-Hughes vol.ii, 490. With accompaniment: bass for harpsichord. In the hand of Humphrey Wanley. Arranged from M.A. Cesti; Type: Ms. Score.
Genre: Secular Vocal Music: Songs

Anonymous.
     Care pupille, addio.
1st half of 18th century
Manuscript Number: Add. Ms 14226 ff.120-123b; Hughes-Hughes vol.ii, 65. For soprano and contralto, with accompaniment: bass for harpsichord; Type: Ms. Copy: Score.
Genre: Secular Vocal Music: Cantatas

Anonymous.
     Care sponde del Tebro; Tra martiri eterni avvinto; Vaghe fonti; Amante, non è amante; Con la scorta di due stelle; Alma mia, che si può far; Biondo arcier; Perch'io voli al sol; Più sempre mi consumi; Il mio cor non è più mio; M'è gradita la Catena; Dal Cielo cader... Sotto l'arco d'un' bel ciglio; Io non vi credo più; Tanto foco accolgo in petto; Non è libero un core che teme; Cara bocca; A Dio, begl'occhi; Era la notte; Credei col gir' lontano dal bel Idolo mio; Rispondete sì ò nò; Il mio cor, chi l'hà; Cieli! Che miro; Ahi, dolci glorie; Lasciami sola à piangere; Son tutte mendaci.
17th-18th century
Manuscript Number: Harley 1266; Hughes-Hughes vol.ii, 499. With accompaniment: bass for harpsichord; Type: Ms. Copy: Score.
Genre: Secular Vocal Music: Solo Cantatas: Soprano

Anonymous.
     Che colpa questo core; Quando satia sarai.
c.1706-1726
Manuscript Number: Add. Ms 14226; Hughes-Hughes vol.ii, 506. With accompaniment: bass; Type: Ms. Copy: Score.
Genre: Secular Vocal Music: Solo Cantatas: Soprano

Anonymous.
     Che mi giova in alto soglio.
1681
Manuscript Number: Harley 1501 ff.6,58, 67b; Hughes-Hughes vol.ii, 229. With accompaniment: bass for harpsichord; Type: Ms. Score.
Genre: Secular Vocal Music: Operas: Arias

Anonymous.
     Che volete da me.
18th century
Manuscript Number: Add. Ms 14209; Hughes-Hughes vol.ii, 583. With accompaniment: bass for harpsichord. Imperfect at the end; Type: Ms. Copy: Score.
Genre: Secular Vocal Music: Solo Cantatas: Soprano

Anonymous.
     Collection of Passagagli or Passacailles.
Before 1685
Manuscript Number: Add. Ms 14246; Hughes-Hughes vol.iii, 108. Perhaps from Mantua; Type: Ms. Copy: Score.
Genre: Instrumental Chamber Music: Keyboard: Solos

Anonymous.
     Con un sospir; Tutto e gioia.
Late 17th century
Manuscript Number: Harley 1267; Hughes-Hughes vol.ii, 650. With accompaniment: bass for harpsichord; Type: Ms. Score.
Genre: Secular Vocal Music: Trios

Anonymous.
     Crude stelle; Dimmi pur, dolce mia vita; Pur ch'io goda; Amarti il cor non può; Care tenebre; Mie speranze; Non mi parto da te; Sparge al vento le querelle; Rendetevi, ò pensieri; Degl'allori io son contenta; Parto; mà Pargoletto da mè non parte amor; E follia di chi si crede; Rose indegne; Donna, cagion de mali; Fanciul, che porti in volto; E miracolo d'amore; Al splendor che cangia in cenere; Hor ch'in te miro il mio bene; Son vassalo di cupido; Sò ben io ch'à la bellezza.
Late 17th century
Manuscript Number: Harley 1269; Hughes-Hughes vol.ii, 235. With accompaniment: bass for harpsichord; Type: Ms. Score.
Genre: Secular Vocal Music: Operas: Arias

Anonymous.
     Cupido spietato; Fiamme altere; Amore, hai vinto; Astri, voi ch'in Ciel dormite; Crude Parca; Dimmi, bella; Di, mio cor - di, che farai; Là, negl'antri di Cocito; Tutte siete pazzarelle; Ridi, ò sorte, al mio tormento; Quanto può nera pupilla; Se noi Femine vediamo; Cieli, guidatemi.
Late 17th century
Manuscript Number: Harley 1267; Hughes-Hughes vol.ii, 234. With accompaniment: bass for harpsichord, (some with strings); Type: Ms. Score.
Genre: Secular Vocal Music: Operas: Arias

Anonymous.
     Da l'armi d'un volto riparo non c'è.
17th-18th century
Manuscript Number: Harley 1266; Hughes-Hughes vol.ii, 238. With symphonies and accompaniments: strings; Type: Ms. Copy: Score.
Genre: Secular Vocal Music: Arias: Soprano

Anonymous.
     Da le sfere ruotanti.
1736
Manuscript Number: Add. Ms 14209; Hughes-Hughes vol.ii, 583. With accompaniment: bass for harpsichord. The original ascription to Giovanni Fischetti has been altered to N.N.; Type: Ms. Copy: Score.
Genre: Secular Vocal Music: Solo Cantatas: Soprano

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Source Citation: Italian Music Manuscripts in the British Library: Section A: Part 1: Edgerton, Harleian, King's and Add. Mss.: c.1640-c.1720

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