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Autograph pieces for piano solo in music books for Cécile's cousins, Teddy and Lilli Benecke, 21 Jun 1842, 24 Jun 1842, 4 Mar 1843

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MS. M. Deneke Mendelssohn d. 56/1-2

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MS. M. Deneke Mendelssohn 56/1:'Improved MS. Music Book' [Killick Morley].
  1. (fols. 1v-3) Op. 72, no. 3, 'für Eduard Benecke zur Erinnerung an F. Mendelssohn Bartholdy (Peter Meffert) London 21 Juni 1842.'
  2. (fols. 4v-6) Andante in E flat.
  3. (fols. 6v-8v) Op. 72, no. 5.
  4. (fol. 15v) Piece marked 'sostenuto' in F major.
  5. (fols. 15-18v) 'Gallop' in G major. 'Composed for and dedicated to Edward Benecke Esq. by his friend C. Klingemann.'
MS. M. Deneke Mendelssohn 56/2: 'Improved MS. Music Book' [Killick Morley].
  1. (fols. 1v-5) Op. 72, no. 6.
  2. (fols. 5v-7) Op. 72, no. 4, with 8 bars crossed out.
  3. (fols. 7v-9) Op. 72, no. 2.
  4. (fols. 10v-12) Op. 72, no. 1, 'an Lilli Benecke zu freundlicher Erinne rung an F. Mendelssohn Bartholdy (eigentlich Peter Meffert) London 24 Juni 1842'.
  5. (fols. 13-15) 'Gallop' in D major 'Seine Freundinn Eliza Cornelia Benecke von C. Klingemann 4 Marz 1843.'

Dates

  • 21 Jun 1842, 24 Jun 1842, 4 Mar 1843

Extent

2 Volumes

Language of Materials

  • English
  • German

Shelfmark

MS. M. Deneke Mendelssohn d. 56/1-2

Custodial History

Given to P.V.M. Benecke by his uncle Ernest Charles Benecke on the death of Lilli, 1922 (see M. Deneke Mendelssohn 56/2, fols. iiv-iii).

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bequeathed by Helena Deneke, 1973.

Physical Facet

Vol. 1: i + 18 leaves of which fols. 2, 5, 7, 9, 13 and 16 are protective tissue. Ruled with 6 staves within a border. 'Eduard Benecke' in his own hand on the cover. Vol. 2: iii + 16 leaves, of which fols. 2, 4, 6, 8, 11 and 14 are protective tissue.

Dimensions

Oblong, 135 × 235 mm.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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