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The American Libraries collection includes material contributed from across the United States. Institutions range from the Library of Congress to many local public libraries. As a whole, this collection of material brings holdings that cover many facets of American life and scholarship into the public domain. Significant portions of this collection have been generously sponsored by Microsoft, Yahoo!, The Sloan Foundation, and others.


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by Nozzoli, Guido; Paoletti, Pier Maria
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Topics: "La Zanzara", inchiesta sociologica
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by Piale, Stefano; Becchio, A; Pontificia Accademia romana di archeologia
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by Piale, Stefano; Becchio, A; Pontificia Accademia romana di archeologia
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American Libraries
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Topic: bub_upload
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=HRQsbHhAPOoC&hl=&source=gbs_api
Boston Public Library
by Piccinni, Niccolo, 1728-1800
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Manuscript
Topic: Songs
Source: folio
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by Paulini, I., fl. 1570
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Twenty engravings of the roman capitals A-I, L-T, V, and Z, decorated with acanthus leaves and incorporating human figures and satyrs. The letters are set against landscapes that contain scenes chiefly from classical mythology, within rectangular borders of strapwork, figures, and grotesques
Topics: Alphabets, Mythology, Classical
BYU Brussels Opera and Ballet
by Paisiello, Giovanni, 1740-1816, composer
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Manuscript reduced score, not paginated
Topic: Operas
BYU Brussels Opera and Ballet
by Paisiello, Giovanni, 1740-1816, composer
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Manuscript reduced score, not paginated
Topic: Operas
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by Piccioni, Matteo, approximately 1615-1671
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Library's copy 1 has binder's title: Piccioni, M. Arch. of Constantine, c. 1655. Leaves of plates are bound with tops parallel to spine
Topics: Relief (Sculpture), Arch of Constantine (Rome, Italy)
BYU Brussels Opera and Ballet
by Paisiello, Giovanni, 1740-1816, composer
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Manuscript reduced score, not paginated
Topic: Operas
BYU Brussels Opera and Ballet
by Pellegrini, composer
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Manuscript piano vocal score, not paginated
Topics: Operas, Music
Brigham Young University
by Paisiello, Giovanni, 1740-1816, composer; Palomba, Giuseppe, active 1769-1825, librettist
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Manuscript score
Topic: Operas
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by Berardi, Matteo; Casaletti, Arcangelo; Pizzi, Gioacchino, 1716-1790; Todeschi, Claudio; Accademia degli Arcadi
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Binding: tan paper wrappers
Topics: Parreño, Isabella, marquesa de Llano, Mengs, Anton Raphael, 1728-1779, Mognino, Giuseppe, Gabriel...
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by Gerardi, Filippo Maria; Checchetelli, Giuseppe, ca. 1815-1878; Pius IX, Pope, 1792-1878; Franceschi Ferrucci, Caterina, 1803-1887
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20 pamphlets describing celebrations in various Italian cities on the occasion of Pius IX's pardon of political prisoners and exiles on July 16, 1846. [1]-[16] and [20] are excerpts from the Giornale romano la Pallade (nos. 17-32 and 40-41, anno primo). Included are verses and public inscriptions written for the various celebrations. A number of the pamphlets are wholly or in part by Filippo Maria Gerardi, and others are by Giuseppe Checchetelli. [1] reproduces the text of Pius's proclamation....
Topic: Pius IX, Pope, 1792-1878
BYU Brussels Opera and Ballet
by Paisiello, Giovanni, 1740-1816, composer
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Manuscript full score
Topic: Operas
Boston Public Library
by Pae˜r, Ferdinando, 1771-1839, composer; Schmidt, Giovanni, approximately 1775- librettist
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Manuscript in ink
Topic: Operas
Boston Public Library
by Pae˜r, Ferdinando, 1771-1839, composer; Schmidt, Giovanni, approximately 1775- librettist
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Manuscript in ink
Topic: Operas
Boston Public Library
by Pae˜r, Ferdinando, 1771-1839, composer; Schmidt, Giovanni, approximately 1775- librettist
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Manuscript in ink
Topic: Operas
Boston Public Library
by Pae˜r, Ferdinando, 1771-1839, composer; Schmidt, Giovanni, approximately 1775- librettist
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Manuscript in ink
Topic: Operas
Boston Public Library
by Piccinni, Niccolo, 1728-1800
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Con accomp. d'orchestra
Topic: Songs
Source: folio
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by Patch, Thomas, 1725-1782
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Title taken from opening of letterpress introd., printed in double columns of Italian and English on p. [1]-[2]. It begins: Tommaso Patch al lettore. Queste pitture di Giotto nella chiesa del Carmine non si vedranno mai più fuor che in queste mie stampe, poichè sono state distrutte dall' incendio dei 28. gennajo dell' anno passato... Thomas Patch to the reader. Those pictures of Giotto in the Church of the Carmelites, are no more to be seen accepting in the following prints, as they have...
Topics: Giotto, 1266?-1337, Spinello, di Luca Spinelli, approximately 1350-1410, Santa Maria del Carmine...
Imprimatur and colophon: p. [1] at end
Topics: Ratta, Gioseffo Carlo Maria, Ceremonial entries, Festivals
BYU Brussels Opera and Ballet
by Paisiello, Giovanni, 1740-1816, composer
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Manuscript reduced score, not paginated
Topic: Operas
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by Piranesi, Francesco, 1756-1810
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No t.p. Plates signed Franc[esco] Piranesi as engraver. Most plates dated but all unnumbered
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Topics: Piranesi, Giovanni Battista, 1720-1778, Statues, Sculpture, Greek, Sculpture, Roman
Ernst Mayr Library, Harvard University Museum of Comparative Zoology
by Panizza, Bartolomeo, 1785-1867
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Incunabula
by Jerome, Saint, -419 or 420; Damasus I, Pope, 305-384; Petri, Gabriel, active 1472-1481, printer; Eusebius, of Cremona, Saint, -approximately 423. Epistola de morte Hieronymi; Cyril, Saint, Bishop of Jerusalem, approximately 315-386. De miraculis Hieronymi; Augustine, of Hippo, Saint, 354-430. Epistola de magnificentiis Hieronymi
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Printer's name from Catalogue of books printed in the XVth century now in the British Museum; place and date of publication from colophon (k8 verso): Finita q[ue]sta op[er]a in uenexia a[nno] di 12 sete[m]brio 1476
Topic: Jerome, Saint, -419 or 420
Boston Public Library
by Piccinni, Niccolo, 1728-1800
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́Boston Public Library (Music Department) bound volume includes:́ 1. Vada si dal mio / Johann Gottlieb Naumann -- 2. Poro d'unque mori / Niccolo Piccinni -- 3. An no, povero Prence / Niccolo Piccinni -- 4. Digli ch' io son fedele / Niccolo Piccinni -- 5. Ah che crudel tormento / Niccolo Piccinni -- 6. Questa e sposa, e non e sposa / Niccolo Piccinni -- 7. Zitto un poco / Niccolo Piccinni -- 8. Liberta, che in voi risplende / Niccolo Piccinni -- 9. Poro d'unque mori / Niccolo Piccinni -- 10....
Topic: Songs
Source: folio
The Library of Congress
by Pinto Rebello [de Carvalho] José, b 1792. [from old catalog]
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Topic: Portugal. Cortes
The Library of Congress
by Pinheiro Chagas, Manuel, 1842-1895. [from old catalog]
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American Libraries
by Branner, John Casper, 1850-1922. [from old catalog]; Passos Oliveira Telles, Manoel dos, [from old catalog] tr; Freire, Laudelino de Oliveira, 1873-1934. [from old catalog]
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Book digitized by Google and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
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Topics: Geology, Stratigraphic, Geology, Stratigraphic, Geology, Geology
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=888QAAAAIAAJ&oe=UTF-8
BYU Brussels Opera and Ballet
by Paisiello, Giovanni, 1740-1816, composer; Luigi, S., librettist
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Manuscript organ acc., not paginated
Topics: Operas, Music
The Library of Congress
by Persius; Hermann, Karl Friedrich, 1804-1855, [from old catalog] ed
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Topic: Verse satire, Latin
Signatures: A-Z 2A-2G 2H
Topics: Painters, Sculptors, Architects
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by Orlandi, Pellegrino Antonio, 1660-1727; Pasquali, Giovanni Battista; Guarienti, Pietro Maria, approximately 1700-1753
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Signatures: pi1 *⁴ 2*² A-4D⁴
Topics: Painters, Sculptors, Architects
UNC Music Library
by Romanelli, Luigi, 1751-1839, librettist; Libretto for (work): Nicolini, Giuseppe, 1762-1842. Abradate e Dircea; Pregliasco, Giacomo, 1759- costume designer; Albino, Rinaldo, costume designer; Rossetti, Antonio, active 18th century-19th century, costume designer; Lombardi, Gio. Battista, costume designer; Canna, Pasquale, scene painter; Landriani, Paolo, 1754-1839, scene painter; Panzieri, Lorenzo, choreographer
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Libretto for the premiere performance, 29 Jan. 1811
Topics: Ballets, Operas
The Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection
by United States Information Service (Rome, Italy); Kincaid, Robert L. (Robert Lee), 1893-1960; Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969; Miers, Earl Schenck, 1910-1972; Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892; Melville, Herman, 1819-1891; Picchi, Mario, translator; Simongini, Franco, translator
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"Estratto da Mondo occidentale"--T.p. verso
Topics: Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865, Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865, Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865, Presidents
Text within ornamental borders
Topic: Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
Text within ornamental borders
Topic: Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
American Libraries
by Prinzivalli, Virginio. [from old catalog]
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Book digitized by Google from the library of the University of California and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Topic: Accademia filodrammatica romana. [from old catalog]
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=kUM9AAAAIAAJ&oe=UTF-8
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by Venuti, Ridolfino, 1705-1763; Barbault, Jean, ca. 1705-1766; Bellicard, Jérôme Charles, 1726-1786; Bernabò, Giovanni Battista, 1702-1769; Duflos, Philotée-François, ca. 1710-1748; Lazzarini, Giuseppe, 1702-1780; Legeay, Jean-Laurent, 18th cent; Mogalli, Niccolò, b. 1723; Petroschi, Giovanni, 18th cent; Piranesi, Giovanni Battista, 1720-1778
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Folded plan of ancient Rome etched by Niccolò Mogalli and Giovanni Petroschi. Single-page pictorial plates by Jean Barbault, F.P. (i.e. Philotée-François) Duflos, Jean-Laurent Legeay, Mogalli, Giovanni Battista Piranesi. Plate 85 signed by Bellicard and dated 1750. T.p. vignettes, head- and tail-pieces, initials
Topic: Architecture, Roman
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by Venuti, Ridolfino, 1705-1763; Barbault, Jean, ca. 1705-1766; Bellicard, Jérôme Charles, 1726-1786; Bernabò, Giovanni Battista, 1702-1769; Duflos, Philotée-François, ca. 1710-1748; Lazzarini, Giuseppe, 1702-1780; Legeay, Jean-Laurent, 18th cent; Mogalli, Niccolò, b. 1723; Petroschi, Giovanni, 18th cent; Piranesi, Giovanni Battista, 1720-1778
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Folded plan of ancient Rome etched by Niccolò Mogalli and Giovanni Petroschi. Single-page pictorial plates by Jean Barbault, F.P. (i.e. Philotée-François) Duflos, Jean-Laurent Legeay, Mogalli, Giovanni Battista Piranesi. Plate 85 signed by Bellicard and dated 1750. T.p. vignettes, head- and tail-pieces, initials
Topic: Architecture, Roman
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by Venuti, Ridolfino, 1705-1763; Barbault, Jean, ca. 1705-1766; Bellicard, Jérôme Charles, 1726-1786; Bernabò, Giovanni Battista, 1702-1769; Duflos, Philotée-François, ca. 1710-1748; Lazzarini, Giuseppe, 1702-1780; Legeay, Jean-Laurent, 18th cent; Mogalli, Niccolò, b. 1723; Petroschi, Giovanni, 18th cent; Piranesi, Giovanni Battista, 1720-1778
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Folded plan of ancient Rome etched by Niccolò Mogalli and Giovanni Petroschi. Single-page pictorial plates by Jean Barbault, F.P. (i.e. Philotée-François) Duflos, Jean-Laurent Legeay, Mogalli, Giovanni Battista Piranesi. Plate 85 signed by Bellicard and dated 1750. T.p. vignettes, head- and tail-pieces, initials
Topic: Architecture, Roman
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by Venuti, Ridolfino, 1705-1763; Piranesi, Giovanni Battista, 1720-1778
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Paged continuously
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by Venuti, Ridolfino, 1705-1763; Piranesi, Giovanni Battista, 1720-1778
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by Venuti, Ridolfino, 1705-1763; Piranesi, Giovanni Battista, 1720-1778
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Paged continuously
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by Venuti, Ridolfino, 1705-1763; Piranesi, Giovanni Battista, 1720-1778
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Paged continuously
BYU Brussels Opera and Ballet
by Puccini, Giacomo, 1858-1924, composer; Metastasio (Trapassi, Pietro Antonio Domenico), 1698-1782, librettist
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Printed libretto, 61 p.
Topic: Operas
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by Azevedo, Manoel de, 18th cent; Sintes, Giovanni Battista, ca. 1680-ca. 1760; Gramignani, Antonio, fl. ca. 1736-1758; Rinaldi, Antonio, 1709-1794; Vanvitelli, Luigi, 1700-1773; Palearini, Nicolò; Palearini, Marco; Catholic Church. Pope (1740-1758 : Benedict XIV)
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Dedication by Manoel de Azevedo
Topics: Basilica di San Pietro in Vaticano, Canonization, Christian saints, Festa della Chinea, Processions
American Libraries
by Pietro Delvecchio
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Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=YIhhYt-BdIcC&oe=UTF-8
Brigham Young University
by Cimarosa, Domenico, 1749-1801, composer; Palomba, Giuseppe, active 1769-1825, librettist
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Manuscript score
Topic: Operas
19 p. ; 29 cm
Topics: Ristori, Adelaide, 1822-1906, Actors -- Italy -- Biography
24 p. : 19 cm
Topics: Ristori, Adelaide, 1822-1906, Actresses -- Italy -- Biography
24 p. : 19 cm
Topics: Ristori, Adelaide, 1822-1906, Actresses -- Italy -- Biography
UNC Music Library
by Rossi, Gaetano, 1774-1855, librettist; Libretto for (work): Generali, Pietro, 1773-1832. Adelina; Libretto for (work): Farinelli, Giuseppe, 1769-1836. Teresa e Claudio; Foppa, Giuseppe, 1760-1845. Teresa e Claudio; Canna, Pasquale, set designer; Pistrucci, Filippo, costume designer; Rossetti, Antonio, active 18th century-19th century, costume designer; Majoli, Antonio, costume designer; Angiolini, Pietro, choreographer; Fuentes, Giorgio, 1756-1821, set designer
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Libretto of Adelina by G. Rossi. Cf. Loewenberg
Topic: Operas
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by Pepoli, Alessandro Ercole, conte, 1757-1796; Bossi, Benigno, 1727-1792
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Bound in old decorated paper-covered boards; gilt goatskin spine; goatskin corners; gilt label on spine
UNC Music Library
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31 pages ; 20 cm
Topic: Operas -- Librettos
American Libraries
by Freytag, Friedrich Gotthilf, 1723-1776. [from old catalog]; Pre-1801 Imprint Collection (Library of Congress) DLC [from old catalog]
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Book digitized by Google from the library of the University of Michigan and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Topics: Early printed books, Rare books
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=pmk5AAAAMAAJ&oe=UTF-8
American Libraries
by Freytag, Friedrich Gotthilf, 1723-1776. [from old catalog]; Pre-1801 Imprint Collection (Library of Congress) DLC [from old catalog]
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Book digitized by Google from the library of the University of Michigan and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Topics: Early printed books, Rare books
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=5Vg5AAAAMAAJ&oe=UTF-8
American Libraries
by Freytag, Friedrich Gotthilf, 1723-1776. [from old catalog]; Pre-1801 Imprint Collection (Library of Congress) DLC [from old catalog]
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Book digitized by Google from the library of the University of Michigan and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Topics: Early printed books, Rare books
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=M1g5AAAAMAAJ&oe=UTF-8
UNC Music Library
by Metastasio, Pietro, 1698-1782, librettist; Libretto for (work): Caldara, Antonio, 1670-1736. Adriano in Siria; Philebois, Alessandro, choreographer; Matteis, Nicola, -1737, composer; Galli Bibiena, Antonio, 1700-1774, set designer; Levassori della Motta, Pietro Simone, choreographer
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"La poesia è del Sig. Abb. Pietro Metastasio, poeta di S.M. Ces. e Cattolica. La musica è del Sig. Antonio Caldara, vice-maestro di Capella di S.M. Ces. e Catt."--Page [4]
Topic: Operas
Getty Research Institute
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Imprint from colophon
Topic: Albani, Annibale, 1682-1751
BYU Brussels Opera and Ballet
by Paisiello, Giovanni, 1740-1816, composer
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Manuscript full score, not paginated
Topic: Operas
American Libraries
by Travassos Valdez, Francisco, 1825-1892; Portugal. Ministerio da marinha e ultramar. [from old catalog]
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Book digitized by Google and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=ZIULAAAAIAAJ&oe=UTF-8
American Libraries
by Travassos Valdez, Francisco, 1825-1892; Portugal. Ministerio da marinha e ultramar. [from old catalog]
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Book digitized by Google from the library of the New York Public Library and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=y1IMAAAAYAAJ&oe=UTF-8
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by Pepoli, Alessandro Ercole, conte, 1757-1796; Napoli Signorelli, Pietro, 1731-1815; Zatta, Giacomo, active 1791-1794
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Library's copy bound with: Rotrude / di Alessandro Pepoli. Venezia : Dalla Tipografia pepoliana, 1796 (c.2)
UNC Music Library
by Perrone, Domenico (Librettist), librettist
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32 pages ; 16 cm
Topics: Agamemnon, King of Mycenae (Mythological character) -- Drama, Operas -- Librettos
BYU Brussels Opera and Ballet
by Pugni, Cesare, 1802-1870, composer;Galzerani, Giovanni, 1790-1853, choreographer
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Printed ballet, p.35-47, bound with Jefte
Topic: Ballets
Topics: Pillon, Adrien, 1814-, --Gignoux, Joseph-Armand, 1799-1878, Catholic Church. Diocese of Beauvais...
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
by Accademia pontaniana (1825); Avellino, F. M; Bozzelli, Francesco Paolo; Campagna, Giuseppe, 1799-1868; Costa, Oronzio Gabriele, 1789-1867; De Agustinis, Matteo; De Luca, Ferdinando, 1785-1861; Genoino, Giulio; Guacci-Nobile, G., (Giuseppina); Minervini, Giulio, 1819-1891; Padula, Fortunato; Rossi, Vincenzo Antonio; Semmola, Giovanni; Tenore, Michele, 1780-1861; Cavagna Sangiuliani di Gualdana, Antonio, conte, 1843-1913, former owner. IU; Riunione degli scienziati italiani (7th : 1845 : Naples, Italy)
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From the library of Conte Antonio Cavagna Sangiuliani di Gualdana
Topic: Science
BYU Brussels Opera and Ballet
by Paër, Ferdinando, 1771-1839, composer; Simonis, Ferdinando, 1773-1837, librettist
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Printed piano vocal score with manuscript inserts, 227 p., John Laurence Seymour Fund
Topic: Operas
Boston Public Library
by Piccinni, Niccolo, 1728-1800
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From his opera Olimpiade
Topic: Songs
Source: folio
BYU Brussels Opera and Ballet
by Paisiello, Giovanni, 1740-1816, composer
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Manuscript full score
Topic: Operas
BYU Brussels Opera and Ballet
by Paisiello, Giovanni, 1740-1816, composer
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Manuscript reduced score
Topic: Operas
BYU Brussels Opera and Ballet
by Paisiello, Giovanni, 1740-1816, composer
texts
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Manuscript reduced score
Topic: Operas
BYU Brussels Opera and Ballet
by Paisiello, Giovanni, 1740-1816, composer
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Manuscript full score, not paginated
Topic: Operas