Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750. Mass in B minor, BWV 232. Selections.
Manuscript in dark brown ink with hand-drawn staves by unidentified scribe probably copied from a known early source currently held by the Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin as Manuscript Am. B. 3. Kyrie and Gloria sections of Bach's Mass in B minor as composed in 1733, later incorporated with some modifications into the complete work. On label attached to cover: Messe solennelle sans nom d'auteur un partition : ouvrage classique. Caption title: Missa à 5 voci : 6 stromenti e continuo. Added to title page at a date subsequent to production: Manuscrit-prix 36 fr
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