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Autograph fair copies of published songs, 1831-1838

MS. M. Deneke Mendelssohn c. 16

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Nos. 3 and 4 are part-songs from op. 41, Sechs Lieder, published by Breitkopf & Härtel, bearing printers' marks.
  1. (fol. 1) 'Reiselied', by Ebert. Op. 19 a no. 6, inscribed 'Von Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy (Autograph) Neapel Januar 1831. Julus (sic) Benedict', [sic, but F. Mendelssohn Bartholdy was in Rome until 10 Apr 1831].
  2. (fol. 1v) 'Im Frühling'. Op. 9 no. 4.
  3. (fol. 2) 'Mailied', by Hölty. No. 5. Bars 23-end.
  4. (fols. 2v-3) 'Im Walde', by Platen. No. 1. Signed and dated Leipzig, in Januar 1838.


  • 1831-1838


10 Leaves


MS. M. Deneke Mendelssohn c. 16

Custodial History

Formerly owned by Albrecht Mendelssohn.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

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

Physical Facet

vii + 3 leaves now kept in a portfolio. Nos. 1 and 2 were written on an oblong quarto sheet; watermark incomplete, ruled with 12 staves to a page. Nos. 3 and 4 were written on an upright quarto double sheet; watermark HILD, ruled with 16 staves to a page.


225 × 320 mm. and 290 × 222 mm.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom