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Music by J.S. Bach, n.d.

MS. M. Deneke Mendelssohn c. 56

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1-4: Parts for performance of works by J.S. Bach.

5-6: Music from the library of Friedrich Schlemmer, d. 1890, given to Marie Benecke by his widow.
  1. (fols. 1-14) BWV 8. Cantata 8, 'Liebster Gott, wenn werd' ich sterben'. Mainly in Fanny Hensel's hand. Soprano solo, 4 soprano ripieno, 2 alto, 3 tenor and 2 bass parts. Parts for alto and bass are in MS. M. Deneke Mendelssohn c. 55, pp. 337-339.
  2. (fols. 14 b-c) BWV 7. Alto aria from Cantata 7, 'Christ unser Herr zum Jordan kam', 'Menschen glaubt doch dieser Gnade', in F. Mendelssohn Bartholdy's early hand.
  3. (fols. 15-22) BWV 1060. Double concerto in C minor for violins or for oboe and violin. 1st and 2nd ripieni violin parts by a professional copyist.
  4. (fols. 23-44) BWV 1068. Overture in D major. Violin 2, Viola, Bass, Oboe 1, both Trumpets, and Timpani, by a professional copyist, bowed and marked by F. Mendelssohn Bartholdy. See also p. 12 above.
  5. (fols. 45-52) BWV 180. Full score of Cantata 180. 'Schm├╝cke dich, o liebe Seele', copied by F. X. Gleichauf.
  6. (fols. 53-61) BWV 6. Parts, once owned by the Frankfurt Caecilia Verein, of Cantata 6, 'Bleib bei uns'. Solo alto, copied by Gleichauf, and ripieni S.A.T.B. (two of each) lithographed from copies in his hand. The solo Bass recitative is in MS. M. Deneke Mendelssohn c. 55, p. 236.
  7. (fol. 63) List of Cantatas in Friedrich Schlemmer's hand.


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MS. M. Deneke Mendelssohn c. 56

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bequeathed by Helena Deneke, 1973.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom