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Lute Manuscripts at Cambridge

I spent quite a bit of my spare time during lockdown learning to play the lute. So naturally, I was excited when I discovered that Cambridge has some extraordinary lute manuscripts in its collection. I’ll highlight a few of the … Continue reading

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The Fitzwilliam Handel Autograph Manuscripts

In association with the Cambridge Early Music’s Handel Festival (2nd and 3rd October) the Fitzwilliam Museum has mounted a special exhibition selected from the autograph manuscripts of some of the music performed. Four of the volumes of autographs are on … Continue reading

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Aylesford MSS in the Fitzwilliam

  The music manuscripts acquired by the Fitzwilliam Museum after the sale in 1918 of the Aylesford Collection have recently been catalogued on the Cambridge Unversity online catalogue “Newton”.   Edward Dent, then a fellow of King’s College, had a … Continue reading

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