DEUTSCHE VOLKSLIEDER, WOO 32 (SKETCHES) Brahms, Johannes
Autograph working manuscript containing annotated drafts of the piano accompaniments to five songs, two unidentified, with significant differences from the final published texts, including early versions of the following titles: i) Des Markgrafen Töchterlein, WoO 32 no. 5, here entitled “Des Markgrafen Tochters” features the complete piano accompaniment and an incipit of the vocal line, with alterations and corrections, altogether totaling 14 bars. ii) Der Reiter, WoO 32 no. 6 includes the complete piano accompaniment without vocal line, including two bars at the end of the song not present in the published version, 12 bars in all. iii) Die beiden Königskinder, WoO 32 no. 15 is an early draft for the piano accompaniment, in 6/8 time, 6 bars in length. Unidentified work in E-flat major on bottom of first page includes only bass line.
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