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MS. M. Deneke Mendelssohn c. 55

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Really 348 pages, as pp. 235-242 are all double. A note in the hand of F. Mendelssohn Bartholdy is on p. 8.

Music copied by Franz Xaver Gleichauf and others. This and the identification of the composers of nos. 5-20, 26, 53, 66, 80, 88, 100, 104, 107-8 and others, can be found in Dr. Yoshitake Kobayashi's dissertation, Franz Hauser und seine Bach-Handschriftensammlung, Göttingen, 1973].

There are 113 chorale preludes (nos. 1-113), 74 of which are by J.S. Bach, mostly from the Orgelbüchlein and the Achtzehn Choräle von verschiedener Art. Copied amongst these are 17 by Johann Gottfried Walther (nos. 5-20 and 26, where reference is made to the numbers given by Max Seiffert, Denkmäler deutscher Tonkunst, 26, Reprint 1958), 6 by Johann Ludwig Krebs (nos. 66, 80, 102, 104 and 107-108), 1 by Johann Philipp Kirnberger (no. 88) and 1 by Georg Friedrich Kauffmann (no. 53).

Also included here are 17 chorale preludes listed in the Anhang of W. Schmieder's BWV (nos. 26, 37, 75-77, 92-93, 98-101, 103, 105, 107, 109-110 and 121).

With these works are copies of preludes, fantasias and fugues for organ (nos. 114-121 and 127-130), and of three arias from cantatas with piano accompaniment (nos. 122 and 124-125), all by J.S. Bach. Nos. 122-124 are solo parts from Cantata 6, 'Bleib' bei uns', which were formerly with MS. M. Deneke Mendelssohn c. 56, 5. Frankfurt Caecilien-Verein stamp on pp. 236, 237.
  1. (pp. 1-3) BWV 653. An Wasserflüssen Babylon.
  2. (pp. 3-7) BWV 663. Allein Gott.
  3. (pp. 8-9) BWV 667. Komm Gott Schöpfer.
  4. (pp. 9-13) BWV 656. O Lamm Gottes unschuldig.
  5. (p. 21) 100, Vers. 7. Ach Herr mich armen Sünder.
  6. (pp. 22-27) 11. Aus der Tiefen.
  7. (pp. 27-30) 7. Ach was soll ich Sünder machen.
  8. (p. 31) 2. Ach Gott thu dich erbarmen.
  9. (pp. 32-39) Vers. 4. Allein zu dir Herr Jesu.
  10. (pp. 34-37) 8, Vers. 5, 1, 7. Allein Gott in der Höh.
  11. (p. 37) 21. Dies sind die he[iligen] 10 Gebot.
  12. (pp. 38-39) 18. Danket dem Herrn.
  13. (pp. 39-40) 36. Gott des Himmels.
  14. (pp. 40-41) 70. Mitten wir im Leben sind.
  15. (pp. 42-43) 66a. Mache dich mein Geist bereit.
  16. (p. 43) 42, Vers. 2. Herr Gott dich loben wir.
  17. (p. 44) 77. O grosser Gott.
  18. (pp. 45-46) 51. In dich hab ich gehoffet.
  19. (pp. 46-47) 92. Was mein Gott will.
  20. (p. 47) BWV 749. Herr Jesu Christ dich zu uns wend.
  21. (p. 48) BWV 639. Ich ruf zu dir.
  22. (pp. 49-51) BWV 659. Nun komm der Heiden Heiland.
  23. (pp. 51-54) BWV 661. Nun komm.
  24. (pp. 54-56) BWV 660. Nun komm.
  25. (pp. 56-60) J.G. Walther, D.D.T. 26, 8, Vers. 5, written in 3 4, and BWV Anh. 48. Allein Gott in der Höh.
  26. (pp. 60-61) BWV 620a. Christus der uns selig macht.
  27. (pp. 61-62) BWV 629. Erschienen ist der Tag.
  28. (pp. 62-65) BWV 657. Nun danket alle Gott.
  29. (pp. 65-67) BWV 658. Von Gott will ich nicht lassen.
  30. (pp. 67-69) BWV 741. Ach Gott vom Himmel sich darein.
  31. (pp. 70-75) BWV 651. Komm heiliger Geist.
  32. (pp. 75-76) BWV 607. Vom Himmel hoch.
  33. (pp. 76-77) BWV 740. Wir glauben all an einen Gott.
  34. (pp. 78-80) BWV 662. Allein Gott in der Höh.
  35. (pp. 80-81) BWV 603. Vom Himmel hoch. [Puer natus est.]
  36. (pp. 81-82) BWV Anh. 59. Jesu meine Freude.
  37. (pp. 83-88) BWV 652. Komm heiliger Geist.
  38. (p. 88) BWV 626. Jesus Christus unser Heiland.
  39. (pp. 88-89) BWV 621. Da Jesus an dem Kreuze stand.
  40. (pp. 89-90) BWV 623. Wir danken dir Herr Jesu Christ.
  41. (p. 90) BWV 628. Erstanden ist der heil'ge Christ.
  42. (pp. 91-94) BWV 627. Christ ist erstanden.
  43. (pp. 94-95) BWV 615. In dir ist Freude.
  44. (pp. 96-97) BWV 617. Herr Gott nun schleuss den Himmel auf.
  45. (p. 97) BWV 619. Christ du Lamm Gottes.
  46. (pp. 98-99) BWV 618. O Lamm Gottes unschuldig.
  47. (p. 99) 636. BWV Vater unser im Himmelreich.
  48. (p. 100) 630. BWV Heut triumphiret Gottes Sohn.
  49. (p. 101) 635. BWV Dies sind die hl. 10 Gebot.
  50. (p. 102) 637. BWV Durch Adams Fall.
  51. (pp. 102-103) BWV BWV 638. Es ist das Heil.
  52. (pp. 103-104) [G.F. Kauffmann], Ach Gott vom Himmel sich. See Y. Kobayashi, p. 254.
  53. (p. 104) BWV 640. In dich hab' ich gehoffet.
  54. (p. 105) BWV 611. Christum wir sollen loben.
  55. (pp. 106-107) BWV 605. Der Tag [der] ist so freudenreich.
  56. (pp. 107-108) BWV 613. Helft mir Gottes Gute preisen.
  57. (pp. 108-109) BWV 601. Herr Christ der ein'ge Gottes Sohn.
  58. (p. 109) BWV 606. Vom Himmel hoch da komm ich her.
  59. (p. 110) BWV 603. Puer natus in Bethlehem.
  60. (pp. 110-111) BWV 604. Gelobet seist du Jesu Christ.
  61. (p. 111) BWV 609. Lobt Gott ihr Christen.
  62. (pp. 112-113) BWV 608. In dulce Jubilo.
  63. (p. 113) BWV 703. Gottes Sohn ist kommen.
  64. (pp. 114-117) BWV 735. Fantasie super Valet' will ich dir sagen.
  65. (pp. 117-119) J.L. Krebs. Zeuch ein zu deinen Thoren. See Y. Kobayashi, p. 271.
  66. (pp. 119-120) BWV 690. Wer nur den lieben Gott.
  67. (pp. 120-121) BWV 702. Das Jesulein soll doch mein Trost.
  68. (pp. 121-123) BWV 694. Wo soll ich fliehen hin.
  69. (p. 124) BWV 760. Vater unser im Himmelreich.
  70. (pp. 125-131) BWV 766. Partite diverse supra Christ der du bist der helle Tag.
  71. (p. 132) BWV 691a. Wer nur den lieben Gott.
  72. (pp. 133-134) BWV 745. Aus der Tiefen ruf ich.
  73. (pp. 134-135) BWV 655b. Herr Jesu Christ dich zu uns wend.
  74. (pp. 135-137) BWV Anh. 60. Nun lobe mein Seel den Herrn.
  75. (pp. 137-138) BWV Anh. 67. Was Gott thut das ist wohl gethan.
  76. (pp. 139-140) BWV Anh. 64. Vom Himmel hoch da komm ich.
  77. (p. 140) BWV 610. Jesu meine Freude.
  78. (pp. 140-141) BWV 616. Mit Fried und Freud.
  79. (pp. 141-142) J.L. Krebs. Ach Gott vom Himmel. See Y. Kobayashi, p. 254.
  80. (pp. 142-144) BWV 665a. Jesus Christus unser Heiland.
  81. (pp. 144-146) BWV 666. Jesus Christus unser Heiland.
  82. (p. 146) BWV 644. Ach wie nichtig ach wie flüchtig.
  83. (pp. 146-7) BWV 641. Wenn wir in höchsten Nöthen.
  84. (p. 147) BWV 642. Wer nur den lieben Gott lässt walten.
  85. (pp. 147-8) BWV 643. Alle Menschen müssen sterben.
  86. (pp. 148-9) BWV 612. Wir Christen Leut.
  87. (p. 149) J.P. Kirnberger. Herzlich thut mich verlangen. See Y. Kobayashi, p. 259.
  88. (p. 150-151) BWV 761. Vater unser im Himmelreich.
  89. (pp. 152-153) BWV 734a. Es ist gewisslich an der Zeit. [Nun freut euch, lieben Christen].
  90. (p. 153) BWV 696. Christum wir sollen loben.
  91. (pp. 154-155) BWV Anh. 52. Freu' dich sehr o meine Seele.
  92. (pp. 155-156) BWV Anh. 53. Freu' dich sehr o meine Seele.
  93. (pp. 156-157) BWV 625. Christ lag in Todesbanden.
  94. (pp. 157-158) BWV 712. In dich hab' ich gehoffet.
  95. (pp. 158-161) BWV 713a. Jesu meine Freude.
  96. (pp. 161-162) BWV 668. Wenn wir in Höchsten Nöthen sind, with a note on Bach's having dictated it to Altnikol.
  97. (pp. 163-164) BWV Anh. 54. Helft mir Gottes Güte preisen.
  98. (pp. 164-165) BWV Anh. 68. Wer nur den lieben Gott lässt walten.
  99. (pp. 165-166) BWV Anh. 62a. Sei Lob und Ehr.
  100. (pp. 166-167) BWV Anh. 62b. Sei Lob und Ehr.
  101. (pp. 167-169) J.L. Krebs. O Ewigkeit du Donnerwort. See Y. Kobayashi, p. 265.
  102. (p. 169) BWV Anh. 56. Herr Jesu Christ dich zu uns wend.
  103. (p. 170) J.L. Krebs. Christ lag in Todes Banden. Ibid, p. 255.
  104. (pp. 171-173) BWV Anh. 66. Wachet auf ruft uns die Stimme.
  105. (pp. 173-175) BWV 695a. Christ lag in Todes Banden.
  106. (p. 175) J.L. Krebs. Freu dich sehr. See Y. Kobayashi, p. 258.
  107. (pp. 176-177) J.L. Krebs. Ich ruf zu dir. Ibid, p. 260.
  108. (p. 177) BWV Anh. 72. Canon.
  109. (pp. 179-193) BWV 768. Sei gegrüsset Jesu gütig.
  110. (pp. 194-195) BWV 600. Gottes Sohn ist kommen.
  111. (p. 195) BWV 599. Nun komm der Heiden Heiland.
  112. (pp. 196-197) BWV 624. Hilf Gott dass mir's gelinge.
  113. Preludes, etc., and fugues.
  114. (pp. 199-200) BWV 568. Prelude in G major
  115. (pp. 201-203) BWV 562/1. Fantasie in C minor
  116. (pp. 204-205) BWV 536/1. Praeludium in A major
  117. (pp. 207-209) BWV 566. (part only, in C major)
  118. (pp. 209-214) BWV 531. Praeludium et Fuga in C major
  119. (pp. 214-223) BWV 564. Toccata con Fuga in C major
  120. (pp. 223-224) BWV 946. Fugue in C major
  121. (pp. 225-230) BWV Anh. 108, Anh. 110, Anh. 107.'3 Fugen über den Namen Bach', all copied also in Sammlung Schelble-Gleichauf, Frankfurt a. M.
  122. (pp. 231-235) Aria, 'Hoch gelobter Gottes Sohn', with piano accompaniment. Separate voice part in a different hand.
  123. (p. 236) Recit, 'Es hat die Dunkelheit'.
  124. (pp. 237-238) Aria, 'Jesus lass uns auf dich sehen', with piano accompaniment.
  125. (pp. 239-242) Aria from Cantata 68, 'Mein gläubiges Herze'. Vocal part on separate sheet.
  126. (pp. 243-250) 541. Prelude and Fugue in G major, corrected [by F. Mendelssohn Bartholdy?].
  127. (pp. 253-262) 537. Fantasia and Fugue in C minor
  128. (pp. 263-268) Fugue in B minor
  129. (pp. 270-275) 549. Prelude and Fugue in C minor
  130. (pp. 276-285) 534. Prelude and Fugue in F minor
  131. (pp. 287-322) Superseded copy by another hand for the printer of part of F. Mendelssohn Bartholdy's edition of 44 Kleine Choralvorspiele. Copyist, with F. Mendelssohn Bartholdy's corrections.
  132. (pp. 323-329) Fragmentary working papers of Friedrich Schlemmer.
  133. (pp. 337-339) Two parts from the set in MS. M. Deneke Mendelssohn c. 56, 'Liebster Gott, wenn werd ich sterben'. The first is in the hand of Fanny Hensel.

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Extent

340 pages

Shelfmark

MS. M. Deneke Mendelssohn c. 55

Custodial History

Owned by Friedrich Schlemmer (see MS. M. Deneke Mendelssohn c. 48, fol. 36v ('3')).

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bequeathed by Helena Deneke, 1973.

Physical Facet

Kept as loose sheets (pp. 1-234 were quired in fours) until bound at the Bodleian Library. Paginated consistently until p. 234 on the inner corners of the pages. Bodleian pagination continues, pp. 235-42 (all double), and 243-340.

Dimensions

Oblong large quarto.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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