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27 pieces for the viola da gamba

Collection Data

Abel, Karl Friedrich, 1723-1787 (Composer)
Rimbault, Edward F. (Edward Francis), 1816-1876 (Former owner)
Coggins, Joseph (Former owner)
Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1770 (Questionable)
Library locations
Music Division
Shelf locator: Drexel 5871 Locked case
Viola da gamba music
Content: Bound with: Arcangelo Corelli, Corelli's 12 sonatas, opera prima.
Citation/reference: Catalogue of the valuable library of the late Edward Francis Rimbault (London: Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge), p. 89, item 1361.
Citation/reference: Knape, W. Bibliographisch-thematisches Verzeichnis der Kompositionen von Karl Friedrich Abel (1723-1787), [1972?], pages 250-252, WKO 186-212.
Manuscript supposedly in the hand of Abel.
Content: Originally bound in leather; label from leather binding preserved and supposedly contains signature: C. F. Abel. Joseph Coggins signed his name and dated the label: April 8th, 1801. Presented by Coggins's widow, Mrs. H. Coggins, to Edward F. Rimbault and dated May 10, 1866 (dedication page opposite first page of music).
Statement of responsibility: C. F. Abel.
Physical Description
Extent: 25 ms. p. ; 24 x 30 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
RLIN/OCLC: 612469040
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b18362005
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 916563d0-c608-012f-f107-58d385a7bc34
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