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Copy by Carl Klingemann of 4 of F. Mendelssohn Bartholdy's pieces for pianoforte, with calligraphic additions to the printed title page, 1848

MS. M. Deneke Mendelssohn d. 60

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'[Manuscript printed] Lieder ohne Worte von Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy, seiner Freundin Juliet Benecke als Christmas-[Music Book printed] überreicht von Carl Klingemann. Weihnachten 1848'. Op. 85, nos. 6, 3, 1: and the piece in D minor published by E. Walker in Three Pieces, 1947 (see another copy MS. M. Deneke Mendelssohn c. 47, 4). To these was added [by Juliet Benecke?] Allegretto in A minor, MS. Thematic Catalogue, p. 76.

Notes by P.V.M. Benecke (fols. i-ii, 40-42) and letters to him from Cécile Ursinus, née Benecke, and Florence Georgina Beckh, née Ledward, daughter-in-law of Juliet Benecke, are also included.


  • 1848


44 Leaves


MS. M. Deneke Mendelssohn d. 60

Custodial History

Owned by Cécile, sister of Juliet and Lily Benecke; bought from her daughter-in-law by P.V.M. Benecke, 1936.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bequeathed by Helena Deneke, 1973.

Physical Facet

ii + 42 leaves (the album itself consists of 10 leaves). Binding: ornamented limp cloth.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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