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Libretti of operas, 1820-1825

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MS. M. Deneke Mendelssohn e. 12-15

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Comprises:
  1. (MS. M. Deneke Mendelssohn e. 12) 'I. Soldatenliebschaft. Paris, 1820 ... Komisches Singspiel in einem Acte. Frei nach dem Französischen'. Fair copy in the hand of the translator, Johann Ludwig Caspar. Passages in Lea Mendelssohn Bartholdy's hand were added on extra leaves, fols. 3, 6 and 10. i + 22 leaves.
  2. (MS. M. Deneke Mendelssohn e. 13/1) 'II. Die beiden Pädagogen. Berlin, 1821 ... Komische Operetta in einem Acte frei nach dem Französischen'. Fair copy in the hand of the translator, Johann Ludwig Caspar. i + 19 leaves.
  3. (MS. M. Deneke Mendelssohn e. 13/2) Parts of 'die beiden Pädagogen', mostly in the hand of Fanny Hensel, 1821. 6 separately stitched booklets, 25 leaves.
  4. (MS. M. Deneke Mendelssohn e. 14) 'III. Die wandernden Komödianten. Berlin, 1821 ... Komische Oper in einem Akte. Frei nach dem Französischen bearbeitet'. Fair copy in the hand of Johann Ludwig Caspar. i + 18 leaves.
  5. (MS. M. Deneke Mendelssohn e. 15/1) 'IV. Der Onkel aus Boston. Berlin, 1821 ... Komische Oper in Drei Aufzügen'. Copy of Act. I with some correction by Johann Ludwig Caspar, further corrected by Lea Mendelssohn Bartholdy. The actors' names are on fol. ii. ii + 11 leaves.
  6. (MS. M. Deneke Mendelssohn e. 15/2) '[Der Onkel aus Boston], Act. II. Copy with some correction by Johann Ludwig Caspar', 1821. 10 leaves.

Dates

  • 1820-1825

Extent

1 box

Shelfmark

MS. M. Deneke Mendelssohn e. 12-15

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bequeathed by Helena Deneke, 1973, except e. 15/1 which was in the Wach collection.

Physical Facet

MSS. M. Deneke Mendelssohn e. 12, e. 13/1, e. 14 and e. 15 are uniformly bound in marbled paper boards.

Repository Details

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