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'Copies of unpublished compositions of F. Mendelssohn Bartholdy copied [in England] in 1877 - from MSS. sent to Berlin Library', 1822-c 1877

MS. M. Deneke Mendelssohn c. 54

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Copied by the same hand on separate quires then bound. Item 5 was missed out of the manuscript catalogue, 1848.
  1. (fols. 1v-2) Song 'Schlumm're sanft', 18 Sep 1822.
  2. (fols. 3v-4v) Song 'Sanft wehe im Hauch', 28 Dec 1822.
  3. (fols. 5v-7) Song 'Rieselt hernieder', no date.
  4. (fols. 8-9) Canon 'Der weise Diogenes', [11 Feb 1833].
  5. (fols. 10-11v) Andante in D major, 9 May 1823. [For organ. 2nd & 3rd staves wrongly bracketed as 'Pianoforte']. Not in 1848 catalogue.
  6. (fols. 12-16v) Organ piece on a ground bass, no date. Catalogued in 1848 as 'Fugue' (p. 13)
  7. (fols. 17-20) Two psalms, 5 and 31, English words, S.A.T.B., 26-27 Feb 1839.


  • 1822-c 1877


23 Leaves


MS. M. Deneke Mendelssohn c. 54

Custodial History

Kept by Marie Benecke.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bequeathed by Helena Deneke, 1973.

Physical Facet

i + 22 leaves. Bound probably ca. 1877.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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