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Ms. Codex 14 - Hopkinson, Francis, 1737-1791 - Harpsichord
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Other: Ms. Codex 14 - Hopkinson, Francis, 1737-1791 - Harpsichord
Author:
Hopkinson, Francis, 1737-1791.
Title:
Harpsichord [manuscript].
Origin:
[Philadelphia, circa 1760]
Physical description:
43 leaves : paper ; 230 x 294 mm. bound to 238 x 294 mm.
Summary:
46 pieces for keyboard, chiefly arranged from orchestral music, copied by Francis Hopkinson. Also includes a printed leaf pasted to the inside upper cover; a scale for the violoncello (p. 82); and "A riddle" in 26 lines of verse (p. 84).
Notes:
Ms. codex.
Title from upper cover.
Pagination: Paper, 43; 1-27, [i, 28-85]; contemporary pagination in ink, modern pagination in pencil, upper outer corners.
Binding: Contemporary boards, completely detached. Paper is fragile and stained.
Origin: Written in Philadelphia, circa 1760.
Contents indexed in: Richards, Caroline. An eighteenth century music collection. Thesis (M.A.) -- Univ. of Pennsylvania, 1968.
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Codex 14.
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Codex 14
 
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