Alessandro Scarlatti [cantatas]

Scope and Content

"Cantata / del Signr. / Scarlatti".

Score. Ten Italian solo cantatas for soprano and basso continuo by Alessandro Scarlatti. Title from spine. Casing: board (very poor condition) with vellum spine. 10 and 8-stave MS paper. Some gatherings are numbered (not sequentially). In several hands. Foliation added when catalogued. References given below are taken from Edwin Hanley, 'Alessandro Scarlatti's "Cantate da Camera": A Bibliographical Study', (unpublished doctoral dissertation, Yale, 1963).