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Professional copies of parts, kept unbound in a box, 1829

MS. M. Deneke Mendelssohn b. 6

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  1. (fols. 1-124) '[Die Heimkehr] aus der Fremde' [MWV L6], performed on Christmas day, 1829. Orchestral parts of the Overture (fols. 1-31) and of nos. 1-14. Nos. 11 and 12 are in a different hand in all parts, and the trumpet parts of no. 14 (fols. 120 and 122) are in F. Mendelssohn Bartholdy's own hand.
  2. (fols. 125-422) Op. 74, Athalia. Vocal parts. Fols. 130, 301 and 411 are in the hand of Fanny Hensel.
  3. (fols. 423-490) Op. 93, Oedipus. Vocal parts.


  • 1829


490 Leaves


MS. M. Deneke Mendelssohn b. 6

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bequeathed by Helena Deneke, 1973.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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