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Michel Angelo Valentini

Arie nel opera di Siface
Rappresentato Genoua nel Carnivale 1754

Ms.1953.005

Siface, Michel Angelo Valentini's opera, is bound with another, this time Venceslao by Gaetano Latilla. Both operas appeared to have premiered in Genoa, 1754. The Clark Library further possesses a small number of copyist scores including collections of arias and duets of Ferndinano Paër along with several other volumes of arias by an assortment of composers, including Handel.

A small number of autograph letters and manuscripts by nineteenth century composers including Haydn, Gounod, Wagner, Liszt, Grieg, Grétry, Mendelssohn-Bartholdy are held by the Clark Library. A partial listing of the manuscripts appeared as List of the Letters and Manuscripts of Musicians in the William Andrews Clark Memorial Library and published in May, 1940 by the Southern California Historical Records Survey Project. (ZML136.C59)

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