Liederbuch für Cecile M.B.
LIEDERBUCH FÜR CECILE M.B. Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Felix Holograph in black ink of initial 17 works, with 8 additional manuscripts in other hands, including composer’s sister Rebecka Lejeune Dirichlet, following. Collection chiefly of songs for medium or high voice and piano compiled and written out as Christmas gift for composer’s wife, with 6th work originally for vocal…Read More
Konzertstück no. 1, op. 113, for clarinet in B-flat, basset horn in F and piano (“Die Schlacht bei Prag”)
KONZERTSTÜCK NO. 1, OP. 113, FOR CLARINET IN B-FLAT, BASSET HORN IN F AND PIANO (“DIE SCHLACHT BEI PRAG”) Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Felix Copyist’s manuscript of title page and approximately 20 bars from beginning of work only, with annotations in composer’s hand, all in black ink. Dedicated to clarinetist Heinrich Baermann and his son Carl. Includes humorous…Read More
Elias. Vocal score.
ELIAS. VOCAL SCORE. Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Felix Engraver’s pre-publication proof copy with annotations and revisions in composer’s hand throughout, primarily in red crayon, with some black pencil markings. Inscribed on front cover in black ink: Correctur Exemplar : von Mendelssohn eigenhändig [c]orrigirt in Rothstift. Marked in pencil on title page beneath imprint: 1847. Click here to view…Read More
Athalie, op. 74. Que du Seigneur la voix se fasse entendre
ATHALIE, OP. 74. QUE DU SEIGNEUR LA VOIX SE FASSE ENTENDRE Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Felix Holograph in brown ink. Melodrama following introductory chorus, here omitted, from 3rd number of incidental music to Racine’s play Athalie, for 3 characters speaking over orchestral accompaniment, presented in skeletal form on 1 or 2 staves with superlinear text. Comprises the section…Read More