Pietro Giuseppe Sandoni, Lessons for the harpsichord [and works by Naumann, Handel, Howard, Bononcini, Stanley and Hayes]

Scope and Content

"Lessons for the Harpsichord / By / P Gios Sandoni / No 4 [initials?]".

Score. Harpsichord lessons by Pietro Giuseppe Sandoni (and others?) arranged for the most part in suites. Printed concordances found for some of the Sandoni date from [1727?] and [c. 1745]. Songs and arias by Johann Gottlieb Naumann (1741-1801), G. F. Handel (1685-1759), John Stanley (1712-1786), William Hayes (1708-1777), Anon. Miscellaneous keyboard pieces. Printed concordances place the repertory in this volume between 1723 and c. 1750. Casing: board with Dutch Marble paper, vellum spine. The title is on the front cover, on a pasted slip; illegible initials can be seen. The back endpaper is inscribed, "Tuesday May ye 2d. 1727 Mr Festin." (H228= Michael Festing?). 10-stave MS paper. In several hands. All the printed volumes of Sandoni's music in the British Library were checked for concordances.