Penn Library

Hidden in Plain Sight:
Musical Treasures in the Penn Library

Curated by Marjorie Hassen

Otto E. Albrecht Music Library
University of Pennsylvania

Presentation Score of Rossini's La Semiramide

Gioacchino Rossini, 1792-1868
La Semiramide
Manuscript, 1826
In: Musical Fund Society of Philadelphia Collection of Music
Ms. Coll. 217, Item 299

Act I Quintet

A presentation score of Rossini's 1823 opera inscribed: "Mr. Chs. Cardini of Leghorn who on the 23d of February 1826 was elected an honorary member of the Musical Fund Society of Philadelphia humbly presents to the society itself." Cardini is likely Carlo Cardini, a tenor active in Italy in the 1820s.

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