WAGNER, Richard, 1813-1883

“Schusterlied” aus der Oper “Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg”. Früheste Reinschrift (WWV deest). Faksimile nach dem Autograph in der Wiener Stadt- und Landes Bibliothek
Herausgegeben von Ernst Hilmar

[Meistersinger, selection]

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Tutzing, 1988. Oblong, 35 x 26 cm, 20, 2 pp. 3-color halftone of the earliest fair copy of this song, executed on two staves on beautiful music paper with border decorations in gold. Dedicated to the Viennese doctor and Wagner supporter, Josef Standthartner. Historical introduction in Ger with a contribution on the genesis of Die Meistersinger. Photographs and documents in facsimile, along with the 1862 sketch of the Schusterlied”. Wrappers, with distinctive brown textured slipcover & white lettering. $59      
Wagner, Schusterlied, cover

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