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[Crowned Greek astronomer Ptolemy and his Renaissance translator Regiomontanus, seated beneath an armillary sphere and surrounded by decorated border]

[Crowned Greek astronomer Ptolemy and his Renaissance translator Regio...

Frontspiece in: Epytoma in Almagestum / Regiomontus. Venice : J. Hammam, 1496. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 1987, p. 29.

DCM 0997: Augustin Grenser I; Jeremias Schlegel Flute in C

DCM 0997: Augustin Grenser I; Jeremias Schlegel Flute in C

"Germany" stamped in English on the upper joint further confuses the identity. Possibly it pertains to the 1890 tariff mentioned in DCM 996, although that customs law does not apply to antiques. Instrument type... more

DCM 0405: Potter Flute in C

DCM 0405: Potter Flute in C

Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Ivory, silver keys.; 66.2 cm. Key Holes System: 6 keys, square flaps, with pewter plug and silver mount for high C. Mark Maximum: POTTER / SENIOR / LONDON / 1778 Mark Additi... more

DCM 0767: Tuerlinckx; Heinrich Grenser Flute in C

DCM 0767: Tuerlinckx; Heinrich Grenser Flute in C

Lower body and foot joint by H. Grenser, head joint and possibly upper body joint by Tuerlinckx. Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Ebony, ivory cap, cork-setting mechanism and ferrules, silver keys.; 62.4 cm... more

A cotilion sic

A cotilion sic

[By] W. H. Kingsbury. (statement of responsibility) A continuous strip mounted on linen (26 1/2 x 208 cm) folded, accordion fashion, to form 10 leaves. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as... more

DCM 0949: Augustin Grenser I Flute in C

DCM 0949: Augustin Grenser I Flute in C

The block for the G# mount was broken off and has been filed away to receive a substitute, likely metal replacement saddle, also missing. It is also possible that the G# key was an addition in that there is ver... more

DCM 0386: Johann Georg Otto Flute in C

DCM 0386: Johann Georg Otto Flute in C

The present steel spring appears to be a replacement and the foot joint bottom ferrule also appears to be a replacement. Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Boxwood, stained, ivory cap and ferrules, brass key.;... more

[Types of early renaissance cannon]

[Types of early renaissance cannon]

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Military antiquities respecting a history of the English army, from the conquest to the present time / Francis Grose. [London] : Stockdale, 1812. Published in: The tra... more

[Rathaus, Cologne, Germany, its handsome Renaissance portico of 1569-1571 designed by Wilhelm Vernickel, not long after the 1881 restoration]

[Rathaus, Cologne, Germany, its handsome Renaissance portico of 1569-1...

This record contains unverified data from caption card. Forms part of the Königliche Preussische Messbildanstalt collection. Caption card tracings: Geogr.; Arch.; BI.

[Young man in renaissance costume, in studio]

[Young man in renaissance costume, in studio]

On mount: "black & yellow" pencil, c.; "58S41a" ink, upper left, "n" pencil, upper right. Image content features: COSTUME renaissance; PEOPLE boys. Title and other data comes from a curatorial worksheet compile... more

[New York (City) - Riverside Drive - "On the Hudson", the French Renaissance style mansion of C.M. Schwab: rear view during construction]

[New York (City) - Riverside Drive - "On the Hudson", the French Renai...

Copyrighted by architect Maurice Hébert. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Shelf.

[Renaissance Lodge Room in Masonic Temple, New York City]

[Renaissance Lodge Room in Masonic Temple, New York City]

J134501 U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright by Wurts(?) Brothers Photo., N.Y.

Crédit National pour faciliter la réparation des dommages causés par la guerre. Souscrivez pour hâter la renaissance des pays dévasdéts

Crédit National pour faciliter la réparation des dommages causés par l...

A village destroyed by war. Translation of title: Crédit National to ease the reparations of war damages. Subscribe to accerlate the revival of the devastated areas. Signed: Constant-Duval. Promotional goal: F... more

[Portrait of Gregorio Delgado, Renaissance Ballroom, New York, N.Y., ca. July, 1947]

[Portrait of Gregorio Delgado, Renaissance Ballroom, New York, N.Y., c...

Purchase William P. Gottlieb General information about the Gottlieb Collection is available at http://lcweb2.loc.gov/diglib/ihas/html/gottlieb/gottlieb-home.html The Renaissance Ballroom information was provide... more

[Portrait of unidentified woman, Wilmoth Houdini, Duke of Iron (Cecil Anderson), Lord Invader, Macbeth, Renaissance Ballroom, New York, N.Y., ca. July, 1947]

[Portrait of unidentified woman, Wilmoth Houdini, Duke of Iron (Cecil ...

Purchase William P. Gottlieb General information about the Gottlieb Collection is available at http://lcweb2.loc.gov/diglib/ihas/html/gottlieb/gottlieb-home.html The Renaissance Ballroom information was provide... more

[Portrait of Macbeth, Count of Monte Cristo, Lord Invader, and Wilmoth Houdini, Renaissance Ballroom, New York, N.Y., ca. July, 1947]

[Portrait of Macbeth, Count of Monte Cristo, Lord Invader, and Wilmoth...

Purchase William P. Gottlieb General information about the Gottlieb Collection is available at http://lcweb2.loc.gov/diglib/ihas/html/gottlieb/gottlieb-home.html The Renaissance Ballroom information was provide... more

[Portrait of Macbeth (McDonald Augustus Fritz), Renaissance Ballroom, New York, N.Y., ca. July, 1947]

[Portrait of Macbeth (McDonald Augustus Fritz), Renaissance Ballroom, ...

Purchase William P. Gottlieb General information about the Gottlieb Collection is available at http://lcweb2.loc.gov/diglib/ihas/html/gottlieb/gottlieb-home.html The Renaissance Ballroom information was provide... more

[Portrait of Wilmoth Houdini, Renaissance Ballroom, New York, N.Y., ca. July, 1947]

[Portrait of Wilmoth Houdini, Renaissance Ballroom, New York, N.Y., ca...

Wilmoth Houdini (Frederick Wilmoth Hendircks, sometimes known as Edgar Leon Sinclair) Purchase William P. Gottlieb General information about the Gottlieb Collection is available at http://lcweb2.loc.gov/diglib/... more

[Portrait of Wilmoth Houdini, Renaissance Ballroom, New York, N.Y., ca. July, 1947]

[Portrait of Wilmoth Houdini, Renaissance Ballroom, New York, N.Y., ca...

Wilmoth Houdini (Frederick Wilmoth Hendircks, sometimes known as Edgar Leon Sinclair) Purchase William P. Gottlieb General information about the Gottlieb Collection is available at http://lcweb2.loc.gov/diglib/... more

[Portrait of Count of Monte Cristo, Macbeth, Duke of Iron, Wilmoth Houdini, Lord Invader, Renaissance Ballroom, New York, N.Y., ca. July, 1947]

[Portrait of Count of Monte Cristo, Macbeth, Duke of Iron, Wilmoth Hou...

Purchase William P. Gottlieb General information about the Gottlieb Collection is available at http://lcweb2.loc.gov/diglib/ihas/html/gottlieb/gottlieb-home.html The Renaissance Ballroom information was provide... more

Fireplace at the Biltmore House, George W. Vanderbilt's 225-room French Renaissance chateau, Asheville, North Carolina

Fireplace at the Biltmore House, George W. Vanderbilt's 225-room Frenc...

Digital image produced by Carol M. Highsmith to represent her original film transparency; some details may differ between the film and the digital images. Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer.... more

Interior hall and doorway at Kensington Manor, an 1855 Renaissance Revival villa on the Kensington Plantation, Eastover, South Carolina

Interior hall and doorway at Kensington Manor, an 1855 Renaissance Rev...

Digital image produced by Carol M. Highsmith to represent her original film transparency; some details may differ between the film and the digital images. The house had at one time fallen into such disrepair th... more

Cast iron on Dauphin Street juxtaposed with the modern Renaissance Riverview Plaza Hotel high-rise in Mobile, Alabama

Cast iron on Dauphin Street juxtaposed with the modern Renaissance Riv...

Title, date, subject note, and keywords provided by the photographer. Credit line: The George F. Landegger Collection of Alabama Photographs in Carol M. Highsmith's America, Library of Congress, Prints and Phot... more

Salon de los Pasos Perdidos. Official reception hall of gthe El Capitolio Nacional, in the Renaissance style, 400 feet long and 45 feet tall. El Capitolio, Havana, Cuba

Salon de los Pasos Perdidos. Official reception hall of gthe El Capito...

This beautiful room, once used when congress was in session, now sits empty and unused. The Havana Capitol was built from April 1, 1926-1929; the building cost 17 million Pesos and is bigger than the U.S. Capi... more

Skyline view of Mobile from the 24th floor of the Renaissance Hotel on Royal Street in Mobile, Alabama

Skyline view of Mobile from the 24th floor of the Renaissance Hotel on...

Title, date, subject note, and keywords provided by the photographer. Credit line: The George F. Landegger Collection of Alabama Photographs in Carol M. Highsmith's America, Library of Congress, Prints and Phot... more

Mottetti del frvtto primvs liber cvm qivnqve vocibvs

Mottetti del frvtto primvs liber cvm qivnqve vocibvs

Seventeen motets for 4-5 voices. Parts for cantus, altus, tenor, bassus, and quinta. White mensural notation. Composers named are Lupi, A. Gardane, D. Finot, N. Gombert, and Iachet.

Opus sacrarum cantionum

Opus sacrarum cantionum

Title from discantvs part. Parts for discantvs, altvs, tenor, bassvs, and vagans. First published in 1570.

Christliche Verss vnd Gesenge lateinisch vnd deudsch, von dem groswichtigem hochnötigem Werck der auffgerichten Concordien, in diezer Lands Kirchen vnd Schulen

Christliche Verss vnd Gesenge lateinisch vnd deudsch, von dem groswich...

Auff fünff Stimmen componirt, vnd in Druck verfertigt durch Caspar Fügern. (statement of responsibility) Parts for "I. Tenor", "II. Tenor", "Discantus", "Altvs", and "Bassvs" bound together in one volume.

Il ballarino di M. Fabritio Caroso da Sermoneta, diuiso in due trattati nel primo de' quali si dimostra la diuersità de i nomi, che si danno à gli atti; & mouimenti, che interuengons ne i balli: & con molte regole si dichiara come debbano farsi. Nel secondo s'insegnano diuerse sorti di balli, & balletti sì all' vso d'Italia, come à quello di Francia, & Spagna. Ornato di molte figure. Et con l'intauolatura di liuto nella sonata di ciascun ballo, & il soprano della musica alla maggior parte di essi. Opera nuouamente mandata in luce

Il ballarino di M. Fabritio Caroso da Sermoneta, diuiso in due trattat...

Head- and tail-pieces; initials. Vol. 2 has title: Trattato secondo del Ballarino ... nel quale s'insegnano varie sorti di balletti, cascarde, tordiglione, passo e mezo, pauaniglia, canario, & gagliarde all' vs... more

Dolci affetti madrigali a cinqve voci de diversi eccellenti musici di Roma

Dolci affetti madrigali a cinqve voci de diversi eccellenti musici di ...

Dedicatory preface inscribed: "All' illustre et reverand mo Sig. Monsignor Ottavio Bandini referendario apostolico" and signed by "l' Accademico Anomato." The collection contains 22 madrigals by the following c... more

Madrigals, voices (4) book 1

Madrigals, voices (4) book 1

This is the second edition; first appeard in 1571. Contains 25 madrigals. "Tavola delli madrigali" at end of each. Library has complete set of 4 parts.

Madrigals, voices (5) book 5

Madrigals, voices (5) book 5

Title from canto part. The names of the parts and that of the composer, at head of title. The five parts are: canto, alto, tenore, basso, and quinto. First published in 1585.

Orchesographie Et traicte en forme de dialogve, par leqvel tovtes personnes pevvent facilement apprendre & practiquer l'honneste exercice des dances

Orchesographie Et traicte en forme de dialogve, par leqvel tovtes pers...

Par Thoinot Arbeau demeurant à Lengres. (statement of responsibility) Contains music. Thoinot Arbeau is an anagram for Jehan Tabourot. "Extraict du priuilege" is dated "Novembre 1588." Inscribed in gold on fly-... more

Canzonettas book 4

Canzonettas book 4

Parts for canto, alto, tenore, and basso. Title from canto part. Latin words. (language)

Missarvm quatvor vocibvs, liber primvs

Missarvm quatvor vocibvs, liber primvs

Parts for "cantvs", "altvs", "tenor", and "bassvs." Title from cantvs part. Latin text. (language)

Nobiltà di dame del sr. Fabritio Caroso da Sermoneta libro, altra volta, chiamato Il ballarino. Nuouamente dal proprio auttore corretto, ampliato di nuoui balli, di belle regole, & alla perfetta theorica ridotto: con le creanze necessarie à caualieri, e dame. Aggiontoui il basso, & il soprano della musica: & con l'intauolatura del liuto à ciascun ballo. Ornato di vaghe & bellissime figure in rame

Nobiltà di dame del sr. Fabritio Caroso da Sermoneta libro, altra volt...

Title within engraved architectural border ornamented with vignettes of instrumentalists, a portrait of the author, etc. Head- and tailpieces; initials. The illustrations consist of 10 full-page engravings by G... more

Pastor regio. Libretto

Pastor regio. Libretto

di Benedetto Ferrari ; posto in musica dall'istesso autore. (statement of responsibility)

Armida. Libretto. Italian

Armida. Libretto. Italian

del Ferrari. (statement of responsibility) U.S. RISM Libretto Project. A prologue and three acts; title page apparently missing; composer-librettists' dedication "Al serenissimo prencipe di Venetia Francesco Er... more

Madrigals, voices (5) book 2

Madrigals, voices (5) book 2

Statement of responsibilty precedes title on t.p. Parts for canto, alto, tenore, basso, and quinto. LC copy bound with: Giovannelli, Ruggiero. Il primo libro de madrigali a cinque voci. In Venezia : Appresso An... more

Madrigali di Luzzasco Luzzaschi per cantare, et sonare a vno, e doi, e tre soprani

Madrigali di Luzzasco Luzzaschi per cantare, et sonare a vno, e doi, e...

Music is in score with instrumental accompaniment. This copy evidently was at one time in the Wagener collection at Marburg. Preface to Cardinal Poietro Aldobrandino, dated Ferrara, October 1601, signed by Luzzasche.

Gantz neue lustige Täntz vnd Liedlein deren Text mehrer theils auff Namen gerichtet, mit vier Stimmen nicht allein zu singen sondern auch auff allerhand Instrumenten zu gebrauchen : zuvor nie in Truck aussgangen

Gantz neue lustige Täntz vnd Liedlein deren Text mehrer theils auff Na...

sondern von neuen componiert durch Hanns Christoph Haiden zu Nürmberg. (statement of responsibility) For cantus, altus, tenor, and bassus. Title from altvs part. Words printed as text. German words. (language)

Madrigals, voices (5) book 1

Madrigals, voices (5) book 1

By Alfonso Fontanelli; attribution from RISM. "Tenore" part only ; Name of part at head of title.

Madrigals 1st set

Madrigals 1st set

newly composed by Michaell Este. (statement of responsibility) For cantus, altus, tenor, bassus, and quintus. Title from cantvs part.

L' ottavo libro de madrigali a cinque voci

L' ottavo libro de madrigali a cinque voci

di Lvca Marenzio. (statement of responsibility) Title from canto part. The parts for "canto", "tenor", "alto", "basso", and quinto," in one volume.

Scherzi musicali (1607)

Scherzi musicali (1607)

di Clavdio Monteverde, raccolti da Givlio Cesare Monteuerde suo fratello, & nouamente ristampati. (statement of responsibility) First published in 1607. "Dedicati al serenissimo S. Don Francesco Gonzaga, Prenci... more

Madrigals and mottets

Madrigals and mottets

newly composed by Orlando Gibbons, batchelor of musicke and organist of his maiesties honourable chappel in ordinarie. (statement of responsibility) Each of the 5 parts contains 12 unnumbered 1. with twenty son... more

Threnodiarvm Sanctae Crvcis in salutiseram Passionis D.N.I.C. recordationem, continvatio historica : das heilige Leyden vnd tewre Blutvergissen Jesu Christi für vnser vnd der Gantzen Welt Sünde, wie es die Heiligen vier Evangelisten Mattheus, Marcus, Lucas vnnd Johannes beschreiben

Threnodiarvm Sanctae Crvcis in salutiseram Passionis D.N.I.C. recordat...

RISM (Répertoire international des sources musicales), A/I, B 2428 RISM (Répertoire international des sources musicales, 990005209

Musiche a una, doi et tre voci

Musiche a una, doi et tre voci

For 1-3 solo voices and continuo. Includes: Non è, non è / Francesco Degl'Atti.

Postiglion der Lieb Darinnen gantz neue lustige Täntz dern text mehrtheils auff namen gerichtet: neben ettlichen Intraden, vnd andern frölichen Schlafftruncksliedlein: nicht allein zu singen, sondern auch auff allerhand Instrumenten zugebrauchen, mit vier Stimmen componirt

Postiglion der Lieb Darinnen gantz neue lustige Täntz dern text mehrth...

durch J.C.H. von Nürmberg. (statement of responsibility) Parts for "Cantus", "Altus", "Tenor", and "Bassus." Title from altvs part. Words printed as text. German words. (language)

Motets book 4

Motets book 4

di Alessandro Grandi vice maestro di capella della serenissima Signoria di Venetia in San Marco. (statement of responsibility) Parts for canto, alto, tenore, and basso. Title vignette; ornamental borders; initi... more

Varie musiche libro 6o

Varie musiche libro 6o

For 1-2 voices with figured bass for keyboard instrument.

Madrigali spirituali, voices (5) libro 1

Madrigali spirituali, voices (5) libro 1

del P. Scipione Dentice ... (statement of responsibility) Contains 20 madrigals for 5 voices and one for 4 voices. LC copy has parts for canto, alto, tenore, and basso bound in 1 vol.; quinto part wanting.

Airs avec la tablature de luth 3. livre

Airs avec la tablature de luth 3. livre

Leaf [41] numbered 37 incorrectly; final leaf blank. French, Italian, and Spanish songs with lute or guitar acc. in tablature. (language)

Geistlicher Lieder

Geistlicher Lieder

Includes 102 part songs, unacc; 57 by Eccard, 45 by Stobaeus. The first 52 composition by Eccard were originally published in 1597 by Osterberger Körnigsberg. Title from discantvs part. Parts: Discantvs, [238]... more

Andromeda. Libretto. Italian

Andromeda. Libretto. Italian

del signor Benedetto Ferrari ; rappresentata in musica in Venetia l'anno 1637 ; dedicata all'illvstrissimo Sig. Marco Antonio Pisani. (statement of responsibility) U.S. RISM Libretto Project. Three acts; publis... more

Musicalischer Andacht erster Theil, das ist: Geistliche concerten, mit I. II. III. vnd IV. Stimmen sampt den gerenal bass

Musicalischer Andacht erster Theil, das ist: Geistliche concerten, mit...

gesetzt von Andreas Hammerschmied. (statement of responsibility) Title from tenor part. Bound with: Musicalischer Andachten Ander Theil, das ist: Geistliche madrigalien mit 4. 5. vnd 6. Stimmen sampt einem gene... more

Alfea riverente. Libretto. Italian

Alfea riverente. Libretto. Italian

U.S. RISM Libretto Project. Introduction, with historical information forming the basis for the plot summarized in the body of the text and printed and manuscript sources for the same listed in a narrow column ... more

Delia. Libretto. Libretto. Italian

Delia. Libretto. Libretto. Italian

di Giulio Strozzi. (statement of responsibility) U.S. RISM Libretto Project. Three acts; "A' signori Paolo, & Alessandro del Sera dell'illustrissimo signor Cosimo senator fiorentino / Giulio Strozzi"--p. 2-4; f... more

Bellerofonte. Libretto. Italian

Bellerofonte. Libretto. Italian

del signor Vincenzo Nolfi ; da rappresentarsi nel Teatro Nouissimo di Venetia l'anno 1642. (statement of responsibility) U.S. RISM Libretto Project. Three acts; p. 78-79 missing; librettist's foreword--p. 3-7; ... more

Amore innamorato. Libretto. Italian

Amore innamorato. Libretto. Italian

U.S. RISM Libretto Project. Five acts; half title--p. 1; librettist's dedication--p. 5-6; foreword--p. 7-8; "Argomento"--p. 9-10; scenario--p. 11-17. "Con licenza de' superiori, e priuilegio"--title page. Music... more

Alcate. Libretto. Italian

Alcate. Libretto. Italian

di Marc'Antonio Tirabosco ; rappresentato in musica nel Teatro nouissimo di Venetia l'anno 1642 ; dedicato all'illustrissimo signor Angelo Marcello. (statement of responsibility) U.S. RISM Libretto Project. Pro... more

Amori di Giasone e d'Issifile. Libretto. Italian

Amori di Giasone e d'Issifile. Libretto. Italian

di Oratio Persiani ; posta in musica dal Sign. Marco Marazzoli ; e dedicata all'Illustr. & Eccellentiss. Sig. Filippo d'Harlaii conte di Cesij [i.e. Cély] ... (statement of responsibility) U.S. RISM Libretto Pr... more

Venere gelosa. Libretto. Libretto. Italian

Venere gelosa. Libretto. Libretto. Italian

di Niccolò Enea Bartolini ; dedicata all'Ill. & Ec. signor Ottaviano Malipieri. (statement of responsibility) U.S. RISM Libretto Project. Three acts; frontispiece--p. [4]; librettist's dedication--p. [7]-[8]; l... more

Maga fulminata. Libretto

Maga fulminata. Libretto

[musica, Francesco Mannelli]. (statement of responsibility)

Egisto. Libretto

Egisto. Libretto

di Giovanni Faustini. (statement of responsibility) U.S. RISM Libretto Project. Three acts; "Con licenza de' superiori"--title page; "Lettore"--p. 5; "Prologo"--p. 8-9. Dedication on p. 3-4, "All'Illustriss. Si... more

Amorosa libertà. Libretto. Italian

Amorosa libertà. Libretto. Italian

del signor Carlo Barbetta ; dedicata al molto illustre signore Giacomo Gioseppe Bavieri e recitata nella Città di Senegaglia, l'anno 1647. (statement of responsibility) U.S. RISM Libretto Project. Five acts; p.... more

Argiope. Libretto. Italian

Argiope. Libretto. Italian

di N. e di Gio. Battista Fusconi ; consacrata al chiaro merito della signora Anna Renzi. (statement of responsibility) U.S. RISM Libretto Project. Three acts and a prologue; librettists' dedication, signed and ... more

Orithia. Libretto. Libretto. Italian

Orithia. Libretto. Libretto. Italian

del conte maiolino Bisaccioni ; all'Illuss. signor Andrea Malipiero fù dell'Illuss. signor Tomà. (statement of responsibility) U.S. RISM Libretto Project. Three acts; librettist's dedication dated "Venetia prim... more

Ballo di fauni. 1650

Ballo di fauni. 1650

del Co: Nicolo Minato ; all'Illustriss. & Eccellentiss. Sig. Girolamo Contarini. fù del Eccellentiss. Sig. Bertuzzi. (statement of responsibility) U.S. RISM Libretto Project. Three acts; p. 42-43 misnumbered 40... more

Calisto. Libretto. Libretto. Italian

Calisto. Libretto. Libretto. Italian

di Giovanni Faustini, favola decima. (statement of responsibility) U.S. RISM Libretto Project. Cover illustration; three acts; p. 46-47 apparently filmed twice; librettist's dedication--p. 5; "Delucidazione del... more

Alessandro vincitor di se stesso. Libretto. Libretto. Italian

Alessandro vincitor di se stesso. Libretto. Libretto. Italian

del signor Francesco Sbarra gentilhuomo lucchese ; dedicato all'altezza sereniss. di Leopoldo Guglielmo arciduca d'Austria &c. ; da Gio: Battista Balbi inventore degli apparati di scene, machine, e balli ; rapp... more

Villanelle, voices (2), continuo libro 1

Villanelle, voices (2), continuo libro 1

For 2 treble voices and figured bass for guitar.

Theti. Libretto

Theti. Libretto

componimenti del senator Diamante Gabrielli del Consiglio di stato dell'Altezza Serenissima di Mantoua. (statement of responsibility) Theti in a prologue and 5 acts; "Argomento"--p. 3. Niobe in three acts. Musi... more

Helena rapita da Theseo. Libretto. Libretto. Italian

Helena rapita da Theseo. Libretto. Libretto. Italian

U.S. RISM Libretto Project. Three acts; "Argomento"--p. 3-4; "prologo"--p. 6-8; "Argoemnto" repeated--p. 79-80; scenario--p. 81-94. "Con licenza, e priuilegio"--title page. Performers' names not given. Performa... more

Pericle effeminato. Libretto. Libretto. Italian

Pericle effeminato. Libretto. Libretto. Italian

U.S. RISM Libretto Project. Three acts; p. 70-79 misnumbered 74-83; p. 80 misnumbered 48; p. 81-82 misnumbered 85-86; p. 83 misnumbered 78; illustration--p. 1; librettist's dedication--p. 5-7; librettist's fore... more

Inganno d'amore. Libretto. Italian

Inganno d'amore. Libretto. Italian

U.S. RISM Libretto Project. Prologue and three acts; libretto in Italian followed by second titlepage, synopsis, character list, and scenario, all in German; pages unnumbered throughout; librettist's dedication... more

Motets of the 17th century in score

Motets of the 17th century in score

Ms., 18th cent., said to be in the hand-writing of Thomas Pinto (1714-1783), whose autograph appears on p. 3, and containing 56, 2 to 4 part motets, etc., with and without continuo, by 24 composers. Twenti-five... more

Guerriera spartana. Libretto. Italian

Guerriera spartana. Libretto. Italian

di Giacomo Castoreo ; per rappresentarsi in musica nel Theatro nouissimo di Sant'Apolinare ; dedicata all'illustrissimo signor Pietro Foscarini fù dell'Illust. & Eccellentiss. Sig. Renier. (statement of respons... more

Xerse. Libretto. Libretto. Italian

Xerse. Libretto. Libretto. Italian

U.S. RISM Libretto Project. Three acts; cover illustration; dedication, signed "N.M."--p. [5]; foreword--p. [6]; "Argomento"--p. [7]-[8]; scene descriptions--p. [9]; "Prologo"--p. 10-12. "Con licenza, e priuile... more

Alessandro il vincitor di se stesso. Libretto. Italian

Alessandro il vincitor di se stesso. Libretto. Italian

di Francesco Sbarra ; in questa terza impressione ridotta all'intera sua forma, e di nuouo consecrata all'Altezza Serenissima di Leopoldo Gvglielmo arciduca d'Avstria, &c. (statement of responsibility) U.S. RIS... more

Ballo di amorini. 1655?

Ballo di amorini. 1655?

U.S. RISM Libretto Project. Three acts; embossed leather cover; illegible notation inside front cover; "Argomento della favola"--p. [5]-[7]; scene, ballet, and "machine" descriptions--p. [9]; supernumerary list... more

Ballo de' Mori affricani. 1656

Ballo de' Mori affricani. 1656

di Gio: Francesco Bvsenello ; opera rappresentata in musica nel Teatro di San Casciano nell'anno 1641. (statement of responsibility) U.S. RISM Libretto Project. Three acts; p. 52 misnumbered 54; "Con licenza de... more

Didone. Libretto. Italian

Didone. Libretto. Italian

di Paolo Mo. Scardini ; colla musica del Sig. D. Andrea Mattioli mastro di capella dell'altezza Sereniss. di Mantoua ; consacrata all' immortalità del nome dell' eminentiss. e Reuerendiss. Sig. Card. Lomellini,... more

Prosperità infelice di Giulio Cesare dittatore. Libretto. Libretto. Italian

Prosperità infelice di Giulio Cesare dittatore. Libretto. Libretto. It...

di Gio: Francesco Bvsenello. (statement of responsibility) U.S. RISM Libretto Project. Five acts; "Argomento"--p. 3-4; scene descriptions--p. 6; "Prologo"--p. 7-8. "Con licenza de' superiori, & priuilegio"--tit... more

Incostanza trionfante. Libretto. Italian

Incostanza trionfante. Libretto. Italian

U.S. RISM Libretto Project. Three acts; frontispiece--p. [1]; dedication, signed "Andrea Giuliani"--p. [5]-[6]; "Lo stampatore a chi legge"--p. [7]-[8]; "Il medesimo stampatore pur a chi legge"--p. [9]-[14]; "P... more

La costanza di Rosmonda drama per musica

La costanza di Rosmonda drama per musica

di Aurelio Aureli, fauola quinta ; rappresentata in Venetia nel Teatro Grimano l'anno 1659 ; all'Illustriss. e Reuerendiss. signor abbate Vittorio Grimani Calergi. (statement of responsibility) U.S. RISM Libret... more

Romilda. Libretto. Libretto. Italian

Romilda. Libretto. Libretto. Italian

del Co: Pietro Paolo Bissari K. (statement of responsibility) U.S. RISM Libretto Project. Three acts and a prologue; cover illustration; pages bound out of order; apology and approval of church authorities--p. ... more

Ballo de' cacciatori. 1659

Ballo de' cacciatori. 1659

di Pietr'Angelo Zaguri nobile veneto ; dedicato all'altezza serenissima madama la dvchessa di Bronsvich, e Luneburgh, nata principessa elettorale palatina. (statement of responsibility) U.S. RISM Libretto Proje... more

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