Operatic works in the libraries of various noble Roman houses

Collection and digitization

Handwritten scores of operas and other vocal music from the 18th and early 19th century have been at the centre of attention in this research project which took place at the Music Department of the German Historical Institute in Rome between 2008 and 2015.
The original manuscripts are in the private possession of two Roman aristocratic families. They are being stored in the Archivio Doria Pamphilj with entrance at Piazza Grazioli 5 and in  ...