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Green Book XXVII: Miscellaneous papers, 1826-1840

MS. M. Deneke Mendelssohn d. 53

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A volume containing miscellaneous papers, including German and English words in various hands, proposed to F. Mendelssohn Bartholdy for setting to music, and the following letters and papers:

1. Dr. Christian [Konrad] Schad, verses. See XXVI 15.

2. Collins, Ode, 'The Passions', copied by Cécile from a book belonging to Monicke.

3. Tho[mas] Attwood. Norwood, Surrey, 14 Jul 1829.

4. 4 poems by Klingemann, 'Der Wasserfall', 'Felix', one incomplete, and 'Marx'.

5. English texts, Jubilate Deo and Evening Service copied by Edward Buxton.

6. 3 songs, 'Zum 18 Okt.', 'O Vaterland', 'Der 11 Apr'.

7. Verses on 11 Apr, etc., in another hand.

8-16, 17a. Verses by Klingemann. Corrections by F. Mendelssohn Bartholdy on 16.

17b. Copies of verses with pencilled lines in F. Mendelssohn Bartholdy's hand.

18a-19. [Carl] Klingemann, fair copies of verses.

20. 'Trinklied', '5 Nov 1826, Abend 7 Uhr', [Marianne Saaling].

21. [Ludwig Robert], draft of verses, 'Ach käm doch nur die Frühlingszeit'.

22. English verses, 'Hagar and Ishmael'.

23. 'The Voice of Spring' by Mrs Hemans.

24. C[harles] C[owden] Clarke, verses.

24-25. C.R.H., 'The Wind', to W.H. Aldrige, London.

25-28. English songs.

29. Barry Cornwall, 'Twine not those red roses'.

30. Ballad.

31. Words of 'hymn or sacred song', sealed 'G.A.', P.M. 15 Jun 1833.

32. German songs.

33. English words, extract from Paradise Lost and 'The Song of the Pirate'.

34. C[harles] B[ayles] Broadley, English anthems from Psalms. 1 Oct 1840.

35. English 'Songs without words'.

36-37. German songs. [36 possibly by Eduard Otto?].

38. 'Der Wasserfall', [Marianne Saaling], Grindelwald, 28 Aug 1822. Berlin, 22 Nov 1825.

39. German poems.

40a. Poem to Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy.

40b. Wilh[elm] Amadeus Arendt, verses, 'Hörst du den Ton'.

41. Booklet of 12 German songs.

42. Booklet, verses, Franz Kugler, 'Reisebilder'.

43a. F[erdinand] v[on Woringen], illustrated verses, 'Im Kreise von grossen Dichtem'.

43b. F[erdinand] v[on] Woringen, 'Zwei Tafellieder'.

44-47. German songs. [47 possibly by Eduard Otto?].

48. [Garten Zeitung] verses [1826].

49. Eduard [Devrient], verses, Weihnacht 1828.

50-51. Two booklets of German songs.

52. Trinklied.

53-54. 6 poems, one of which, 'Klage an der Donau', is dated 17 Nov 1834.

55. Draft of translation by F. Mendelssohn Bartholdy of Dryden's 'Alexander's Feast', [Oct 1833, see Grossmann-Vendrey, F. Mendelssohn Bartholdy und dieMusik der Vergangenheit, 1969, p. 58].

56a. Draft of translations of Italian sonnets by F. Mendelssohn Bartholdy for Josef Mendelssohn. See XIV 272b. [Copy was sent to J.M. in letter dated Leipzig, 20 Feb 1840].

56b. Italian texts of 56a.

57. Passions-Cantata von [Karl Heinrich Herzel].

58. 'Prognosticons' by Carl Klingemann.

59. 'Vaterlandslied', 'Trinkspruch der Landwehr', 'Trinklied' [by A. W. F. von Zuccalmaglio].

60-62. German verses, including 'Im Wald', op. 100 no. 4.

63. 'Es ist bestimmt' by Ernst von Feuchtersieben, op. 47 no. 4. Copy.

64. German verse.

65. 3 German poems, 'Im Frühlinge' (zwei Gesänge, no. 1), 'Romanze', and 'Abschied' by Adolf Böttger.

66. 2 German poems.

67. Words to Songs without words, with the melodies. [Words by A. W. F. von Zuccalmaglio, and in his hand. Cf. G.B. VII, no. 101. 1st text printed in Neue Zeitschrift für Musik 10 (1839), p. 175, under Zuccalmaglio's pseudonym, W. von Waldbrühl].

68. Booklet of German songs.

69. Wilhelm Müller's 'Abendreih'n', set to music.

70. Songs for Liederfeste, 30 Jul [?].

71-72. German and English words for songs and a canon.

73. 'Dem Cometen des Jahres 1835', 4 stanzas.

74. German poem.

75-76. 2 German poems 'An Felix'.

77. Verses on Paulus, dated Weimar, 14 Apr 1841.

78. Verses, signed by 9 Ladies, Weimar.

79. Printed verses, 'von Peucer und Montag. Die Liedertafel zu Weimar an F. Mendelssohn Bartholdy, 16 Apr 1841', with setting for male voices in manuscript.

80. Poem to F. Mendelssohn Bartholdy, signed L.

81. [Alexis Lvoff]. Russian poem to F. Mendelssohn Bartholdy. Leipzig, 16 Jun [1840].

82. [Alexis Lvoff]. French poem to F. Mendelssohn Bartholdy. Leipzig, 17 Jun 1840. With watercolour sketch.

83. Verse and inscription for laurel wreath. Braunschweig, 6 Sep 1839.

84. Latin and German verses by Dr. Jacob Ludwig Römer. Braunschweig, 6 Sep 1839.

85a. Verses on the laurel wreath. [Brunswick, 6 Sep 1839].

85b. Verses of welcome to Brunswick, Sep 1839, initialled C.S.

86. H[offmann] von Fallersleben. Verse 'für Mendelssohn'. ['Geleitslied' = Op. 76 no.4, there as 'Comitat'].

87. [Julius Fürst]. Draft of Paulus, corrected by F. Mendelssohn Bartholdy. [Belongs with G.B. IV, no. 215].

88. [Adolf Bernhard Marx]. Draft of Paulus, corrected by F. Mendelssohn Bartholdy

89. Moses, words of oratorio [in the hand of Ferdinand von Woringen].

90-91. Petrus, notes for oratorio, annotated by Klingemann.

92a. J[ulius] Schubring to F. Mendelssohn Bartholdy. Dessau, 28 Oct [18]38, [31 Oct] 1838 with words of Elijah, part I, and 1 Nov 1838.

93. 'Elias II' in Schubring's hand.

94. F. Mendelssohn Bartholdy's draft of Elias with Schubring'snotes.

95. Mary Alexander. 12 Hanover Terrace, [London], Sonnabend. [15 Jun 1833, teste Boyd Alexander].

96. R[echa] Meyer [née Mendelssohn]. Freitag [before 1830?].

97. Words of Loreley. [Part I in the hand of Emanuel Geibel. Part II another hand], both corr. by F. Mendelssohn Bartholdy.

98. W[illiam] Linley to Horsley. 'Chambers' [London], 1 Jul [1829 or 1833].

99. Martin [Magnus. Berlin], 21 Mar 1828.

100. Martin [Magnus. Berlin, 7 Jan 1828.].

101. Martin [Magnus. Berlin], 3 Feb 1828.

102a. 4 letters from Joh[ann] Gust[av] Droysen. Berlin, 25 Dec 1828. 24 Sep 1828, and undated, one P.M. 11 Feb [1828 or 1829].

102b. A[dolf] B[ernhard] Marx? and sketch by Eduard Bendemann.

102c. Smart's address.

102d. 4 small pencil sketches.

103. F. Mendelssohn Bartholdy. Pencilled drafts of music.

104. Scenario of opera, Baldwin Graf von Flandern, 13th cent.

105. Scenario of opera. Heinrich von Ofterdingen.

106. Contract between F. Mendelssohn Bartholdy and Philipp Schöllen on the appointment at Düsseldorf. 20 May 1833.

107. Printed announcement of performance of F. Mendelssohn Bartholdy's octet, anniversary of the death of Beethoven, L'Eglise de St.Vincent-de-Paul, Paris. 26 Mar 1832.

108. Hotel bill. Coblenz, May 27-8. 1839.

109. Printed programme of Birmingham Music Festival, 1840.

110. [Poster, Moscheles concert. Kings Theatre, London, 1 Jun 1832]. (Kept in John Johnson collection).

111. Birmingham Music Festival. 1837. Words of the Messiah.

112. Part of The Times. 15 May 1832.

113. Ad[olfe] d'Eichthal. [London]. 27 May [1829].

114. Ad[olfe] d'Eichthal. Draft of letter to the London Philharmonic Society for F. Mendelssohn Bartholdy sent to him with covering note [22 May 1829?].

115. Letter in English to 'The Editor of the Atlas', corrected by F. Mendelssohn Bartholdy. Printed in Harmonicon (1829. p. 193).

116. C[arl] Klingemann. [London, 1829?].

117. W[illiam] Watts. London, 13 Jun 1829. Answer to the letter of114.


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MS. M. Deneke Mendelssohn d. 53

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