The manuscript score is entitled 'Passage in form of Cadenza'. It is a short exercise for theCollege of Violinists, attributed to Guido Papini. c.1890.
Autograph music manuscript by Guido Papini (1847-1912), violinist and composer,c.1890
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 159 MS 220
- Dates of Creation1890
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish.
- Physical Description1 item
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Guido Papini was born at Camaiore near Lucca, Italy on 1 August 1847. He was a pupil of theviolin professor Giorgetti and made his debut at the age of 13 in Spohr's third concerto inFlorence. He made regular visits to London and in 1893 became principal violin professor at theRoyal Irish Academy of Music, Dublin. He retired in 1896 through ill health but continued to provideprivate tuition and to compose. His published compositions comprise two concertos for violin andcello, a violin school 'Exercises de mcanisme pour le violin seul', and smaller pieces such as the'Feuillets d'Album'. He published songs, trios for two violins and piano, a quartet for threeviolins and piano and edited the 24 'Caprices' by Paganinini. Papini died in London on 3 October1912.
No archival arrangement has been necessary.
ACCESS: Accessible to all registered readers.
Other Finding Aids
NOTE: Copyright on all Finding Aids belongs to the University of Nottingham.
- This description is the only finding aid available for the manuscript.
Conditions Governing Use
REPROGRAPHIC: Reprographic copies can be supplied for educational use and private study purposesonly, depending on access status and the condition of the documents.
COPYRIGHT: Identification of copyright holders of unpublished material is often difficult.Permission to make any published use of any material from the collection must be sought in advancein writing from the Keeper of Manuscripts and Special Collections (email firstname.lastname@example.org).
The item was acquired by The University of Nottingham's Department of Manuscripts and SpecialCollections in 1977.