PERGOLESI: MASS IN D MAJOR

MS 5434/1
MS Short Title PERGOLESI: MASS IN D MAJOR
Text GIOVANNI BATTISTA PERGOLESI: MASS IN D MAJOR FOR SOLOISTS, FIVE-PART CHOIR AND ORCHESTRA
Description MS in Latin and Italian on paper, Germany or Austria, 1750-1775, 141 pp. (complete), 30x23 cm, single column, (25x19 cm), notation on 12 staves by copyist.
Binding Germany or Austria, 1750-1775, blue stiff paper wrappers, sewn on 3 thongs
Provenance 1. Marie-Louise-Fidéle de Talleyrand-Périgord, Napoli (1785-1799); 2. Auguste-Louis Talleyrand-Périgord, Paris (1799-1832); 3. Quaritch cat. 1390 (2009):57, acquired Dec. 2009.
Commentary Pergolesi (1710-1736) composed the D Major Mass in 1731. No autograph manuscript of this mass is extant. It was published by Benjamin Goodison, London, 1787.
Place of origin Germany or Austria
Dates 1750-1775

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