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MS Mus 143-157

Macnutt, Richard, collector. Richard Macnutt collection of musical autographs: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Call No.: MS Mus 143-157
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Macnutt, Richard, collector.
Title: Richard Macnutt collection of musical autographs,
Date(s): 1820-1916 and undated.
Quantity: 1 collection (2.4 linear feet (19 volumes)
Abstract: Autograph letters and manuscripts by various composers collected by Richard Macnutt.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

*70M-12. Purchased with the S.A.E. Morse fund and the Amy Lowell fund from Richard Macnutt, 29 Mount Sion Tunbridge Wells, Kent, England; received: 1970 July.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Richard Macnutt Collection of Musical Autographs (MS Mus 143-157). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Macnutt was an English collector.

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically.

Scope and Contents

Includes autograph letters from Vincenzo Bellini to Alessandro Lamperi, Giacomo Puccini to Valentino Soldani, and Giuseppe Verdi to Edoardo Mascheroni. Also includes autograph manuscripts by Luigi Cherubini, Gaetano Donizetti, Alberto Franchetti, Romualdo Marenco, Pietro Mascagni, Saverio Mercadante, Amilcare Ponchielli, and Gioacchino Antonio Rossini, Gasparo Spontini, Nicola Vaccaj, and Niccolò Zingarelli, among other compositions.

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