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Guard-book given to F. Mendelssohn Bartholdy and including words to his choral works and other poetry, etc. (mostly autographs), 1828?-1847

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MS. M. Deneke Mendelssohn c. 27

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  1. (fols. 1-13) Elias. Autograph corrected drafts on separate sheets, not including the final version.
  2. (fols. 16-22) Athalia. Fair copy of the words of choruses, F. Mendelssohn Bartholdy's corrected fair copy.
  3. (fol. 27) Lobgesang, autograph. Corrected drafts of text.
  4. (fols. 28-32) Paulus, autograph. Corrected drafts of text.
  5. (fols. 33-44) Elias. Klingemann's draft (London, Sep 1837), with F. Mendelssohn Bartholdy's annotations. Sent to M. Strack (Berlin), in whose hand are some notes on fol. 38.
  6. (fols. 45-46) Lauda Sion Salvatorem, with French translation. Copied by Henri Ghyleur Magis (Liège). The last verse is in F. Mendelssohn Bartholdy's hand.
  7. (fols. 47-48) F. Mendelssohn Bartholdy's schemes for operas 'Hamlet'and 'The Tempest' and the oratorio 'Erde Holle und Himmel'.
  8. (fols. 49-50) The canticles in English, in F. Mendelssohn Bartholdy's hand.
  9. (fols. 51-58) 'Albrecht Dürer. Lyrische Dichtung' by Jakob Andreas Conrad von Levezow, for the Dürer Tercentenary celebration, Berlin, Apr 1828. See Green Book I 26.
  10. (fols. 59-66) 19 poems by Johann Peter Lange, sent Apr 1843. See Green Book XVII 188 and F. Mendelssohn Bartholdy's acknowledgement, MS. M. Deneke Mendelssohn c. 32, fols. 18-19.
  11. (fols. 67-73) 7 poems by Hoffmann von Fallersleben, including, fol. 67, op. 71 no. 1, and, fol. 68, op. 77 no. 2.
  12. (fols. 74-75) J[ohann] B[aptist] Rousseau, scenario 'Die Lore-Lei', sent 18 Mar 1844. See Green Book XIX 162.
  13. (fols. 77-90) 'Lieder und Skizzen von E[manuel] Geibel', including draft 'B' of his Loreley, Oct 1845?. See Green Book XXII 174.
  14. (fols. 92-101) G[eorg] Chr[istian] Apel, 'Christus. Ein Oratorium'.
  15. (fols. 102-105) Wilh[elm] von Waldbrühl, 'Die Felsenkirche. Ein Oratorium'.
  16. (fol. 106) E[dward] Buxton, verses 'Expectation'.
  17. (fols. 107-108) 6 poems by W[illiam] Bartholomew and 3 from Shakespeare's plays.
  18. (fols. 109-116) Poems for 'Männer-Chor' by various authors, selected by Julius Maier, sent 6 Aug 1847. See MS. c. 42, fol. 154.
  19. (fols. 117-126) Anonymous pieces, including (fol. 126) Italian verses beg. 'Trascorsa à l'ora'.

Dates

  • 1828?-1847

Extent

1 volume

Shelfmark

MS. M. Deneke Mendelssohn c. 27

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Items 1 and 2 are from the Wach collection. The rest was bequeathed by Helena Deneke, 1973.

Related Materials

See also Green Book XXVII.

Repository Details

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