Rosamond

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This three-act opera is to a libretto by Joseph Addison. Content is printed only on the recto side of each leaf. The score features two title pages: the first, with an engraving and small print describing the contents; the second, with large font. The work opens with a three-part "symphony or overture" for an ensemble of unspecified instrumentation: two treble instruments and one bass instrument. The indication "with Violins" on some the songs suggests the nature of the high instruments. No figures are included on the bass line. All the songs are followed, on the same page, by a version ... continued below

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1 score (47 leaves); 35 cm.

Creation Information

Clayton, Thomas, 1673-1725 1707.

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  • I. Walsh
    Publisher Info: also published by P. Randall
    Place of Publication: London

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  • Main Title: Rosamond
  • Alternate Title: Songs in the New Opera call'd Rosamond as they are perform'd at the Theatre Royall

Description

This three-act opera is to a libretto by Joseph Addison. Content is printed only on the recto side of each leaf. The score features two title pages: the first, with an engraving and small print describing the contents; the second, with large font. The work opens with a three-part "symphony or overture" for an ensemble of unspecified instrumentation: two treble instruments and one bass instrument. The indication "with Violins" on some the songs suggests the nature of the high instruments. No figures are included on the bass line. All the songs are followed, on the same page, by a version of the vocal line for flute.

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1 score (47 leaves); 35 cm.

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Virtual Music Rare Book Room

The Virtual Music Rare Book Room is composed primarily of digitized materials held in the UNT Music Library's Edna Mae Sandborn Music Rare Book Room. The collection is particularly strong in eighteenth-century French opera, due in large part to the influence of musicologist Lloyd Hibberd on the development of the collection.

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  • 1707

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  • Dec. 11, 2014, 12:57 p.m.

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  • June 6, 2016, 2:14 p.m.

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Clayton, Thomas, 1673-1725. Rosamond, score, 1707; London. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc463620/: accessed October 17, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Music Library.