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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
     Reel: 8

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
     Reel: 8

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
     Reel: 8

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
     Reel: 4

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
     Reel: 12

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
     Reel: 4

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
     Reel: 4

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
     Reel: 11

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
     Reel: 3

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
     Reel: 11

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
     Reel: 12

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
     Reel: 3

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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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