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Letters from Mendelssohn to Members of the Horsley Family

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Twenty letters from Mendelssohn to members of the Horsley family, and several pieces of autograph music, including an arrangement for a piano duet of the 'Overture to the Isles of Fingal'.

Dates

  • 1828-47

Extent

2 shelfmarks

Language of Materials

English and German

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Horsley b. 1].
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Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Horsley b. 1, c. 1

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 13030

Biographical / Historical

Jacob Ludwig Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy (1809-47) was a composer. See the Grove Dictionary of Music for further details.

Other Finding Aids

See Peter Ward Jones, Catalogue of the Mendelssohn papers in the Bodleian Library, Oxford, III (Tutzing, 1989), pp. 308-11.

Related Materials

See Peter Ward Jones, Catalogue of the Mendelssohn papers in the Bodleian Library, Oxford (Tutzing, 1989).

Bibliography

  • Some of the letters have been printed in Karl Wolfgang P. Mendelssohn-Bartholdy Goethe and Mendelssohn, 1821-1831, tr., with additions, by M.E. von Glehn, second edition (London: 1874).
Title
Letters from Mendelssohn to Members of the Horsley Family
Status
Completed
Author
Susan Thomas
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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