Autograph manuscript of the song "Meriggiata,": Leoncavallo, Ruggero (1857-1919) Italian ...

Autograph manuscript of the song "Meriggiata,"

Leoncavallo, Ruggero (1857-1919) Italian composer

Published by 19-08
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The manuscript for the printer, signed and inscribed on the autograph title,"Meriggiata Parole e musica di R. Leoncavallo" (Daydream Words and music by R. Leoncavallo), for bass voice and piano, text beginning, "Alto splende nel cielo d'azzuro.," with manuscript dedication to Titta Ruffo (his 1908 recording is available on Youtube). 8 pages, folio, 14-stave paper, no place, November 17, 1908, also signed and dated at the end, "R. Leoncavallo 17 November 1908." Notated in pencil on mostly three systems of four staves each per page, with directives and printer's markings, comprising 40 bars in all. Bookseller Inventory # 29283

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Title: Autograph manuscript of the song "Meriggiata...

Publisher: 19-08

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