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Autograph letters of musicians, nearly all to Clara Schumann; exceptions are mentioned, 1841-1889

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MS. M. Deneke Mendelssohn c. 1

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  1. (fols. 1-2) J[ulius] Allgeyer, 21 Feb 1879.
  2. (fols. 4-5) Woldemar [Bargiel], 12 Sep 1854 and 20 Feb 1879.
  3. (fols. 10-11) William Sterndale Bennett, 1 Nov 1854.
  4. (fols. 13-28) Johannes Brahms, 5 letters, 1854-1889, one (fol. 27) to Robert Schumann, Mar 1855, all printed in Clara Schumann, Johannes Brahms Briefe, herausg. B. Litzmann, 1927.
  5. (fol. 30) Ferdinand David, 12 Dec 1850.
  6. (fols. 33-34) Livia Frege, Aug [18]44.
  7. (fols. 36-46) Jenny Lind, 4 letters, 1850-1856.
  8. (fols. 48-49) Otto Goldschmidt, 17 Oct 1889.
  9. (fols. 51-52) Ferdinand Hiller, 4 Jan 1881.
  10. (fols. 54-55) Heinrich, Baron von Herzogenberg-Peccaduc, 25 Mar 1878.
  11. (fols. 57-58) Elisabeth von Herzogenberg, 18 Feb 1885.
  12. (fol. 60) Adolf von Henselt, 14 Mar 1864.
  13. (fols. 63-75) J[oseph] J[oachim], 5 letters, 1855-61, printed in the collection edited by Johannes Joachim and Andreas Moser.
  14. (fols. 77-78) Amalie Joachim, 5 Dec [1867].
  15. (fols. 80-81) Nathalie [Janotha], 24 Dec 1886.
  16. (fols. 83-84) Charlotte Kestner, 16 Dec 1857.
  17. (fol. 86) Franz von Lenbach, 6 Oct 1879.
  18. (fols. 89-93) Franz Liszt, 21 May 1854 and 8 Aug 1849.
  19. (fols. 95-102) F. Mendelssohn Bartholdy Song without words, Op. 53, no. 2, dedicated to Clara Wieck 24 Feb 1835, first draft ('H.d.m.') and 2 letters, 2 Sep 1844 and 3 Nov 1838.
  20. (fol. 103) Cécile Mendelssohn Bartholdy, 18 Jan 1848.
  21. (fol. 107) Anton Gregor Rubinstein, 7 Nov 1880.
  22. (fols. 110-111) Pablo Martin Meliton Sarasate y Navascues, 1878.
  23. (fols. 113-123) Robert Alexander Schumann, Songs from Op. 79, 'Frühlings Ankunft' dated 27 Apr 1849, and 'Die wandelnde Glocke', incomplete; fair copy of 'Requiem, altlateinisches Gedicht... Verfasserin ... Héloise'; and letters to his mother, 28 Nov 1830, and to Clara, [1834] and 14 Feb 1846, printed in Jusendbriefe, ed. Clara Schumann, 1885.
  24. (fols. 125-139) Clara Schumann, fragments of music probably written for autograph collections, and letters to Johannes [Brahms], 3 June 1860, printed in Clara Schumann, Johannes Brahms, Briefe; Joseph Joachim, 9 Nov 1854, and to Wilhelmine Schroeder-Devrient, 27 Sept 1852.
  25. (fols. 141-148) Wilhelmine Schroeder-Devrient, 3 letters, 1852-1858.
  26. (fols. 150-156) Pauline Viardot-Garcia, 3 letters, 1850-1858.
  27. (fol. 158) Friedrich Wieck to Robert Schumann, 18 Aug 1835.
  28. (fols. 161-162) Princess Elisabeth zu Wied ('Carmen Silva'), 22 Apr 1869.

Dates

  • 1841-1889

Extent

169 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • German

Shelfmark

MS. M. Deneke Mendelssohn c. 1

Custodial History

Given 'to England' by the two daughters of Robert and Clara Schumann. Deposited by the President and Librarian of the Oxford University Musical Club and Union, 1952.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Presented by O.U.M.C. through Margaret Deneke, 1961.

Physical Facet

iii + 166 leaves, bound 20 Oct 1920.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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