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									            THE SKELETON SCORE OF VERDI’S
               UNA VENDETTA IN DOMINO :
              TWO SURVIVING FRAGMENTS
                                     By Philip Gossett


   For many years I have been fascinated by the kind of information to be
found in auction and dealer catalogs. Unfortunately, we do not always
have direct access to the manuscripts described in these catalogs. None-
theless, even the descriptions (often with partial reproductions) can
prove of great interest. A four-page sketch of a duet from Verdi’s Gio-
vanna d’Arco, for example, is known only from two auction catalogs, each
of which reproduces a different page from the manuscript.1 This mate-
rial was
								
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