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Kyrie in D minor for 5-part chorus and full orchestra, [MWV A3], 6 May 1825

MS. M. Deneke Mendelssohn c. 20

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Autograph full score, with a substantial correction on fol. 2 and other minor alterations. Dated 'Paris d. 6ten Mai 1825'. Letters were marked in red chalk (A to C) and in pencil. An inscription [to Fanny?] was formerly in the top right corner of fol. 1.


  • 6 May 1825


12 Leaves


MS. M. Deneke Mendelssohn c. 20

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Formerly owned by Albrecht Mendelssohn. Bought from Otto Haas by Miss Margaret Deneke. Given by Miss Helena Deneke in memory of her sister, Margaret Deneke, 1970.

Related Materials

Vocal score, ed. Ralph Leavis (Oxford, 1964).

Physical Facet

i + 11 leaves, i.e. 5 folded sheets within end papers. Cropped by binder. Wove paper, ruled with 24 staves. Green morocco half-binding with green paper boards. Maroon label inset on spine, lettered in gold, 'Kyrie'; gold ornament on spine.


Upright folio.
Dimensions 331 × 240 mm.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom