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AARON, Pietro, c.1490-1545

Toscanello in musica. Faksimile-Nachdruck der 3. Auflage, Venedig 1539 herausgegeben von Georg Frey.
Documenta Musicologica, I/29. Kassel, 1970. 8º, 72 facs, ii pp. Line-cut of the Venice, 1539 edition. Afterword in Ger. Coverboards in decorative paper. [item no.2584]


ADLUNG, Jacob, 1699-1762

Anleitung zu der musikalischen Gelahrheit, 1758. Faksimile-Nachdruck herausgegeben von Hans Joachim Moser.
Documenta Musicologica, I/4. Kassel, 1953. 12 x 19 cm, 878 facs, ii pp. Line-cut of the Erfurt, 1758 edition. Chronologically one of the first important critical bibliographies of music literature. Coverboards in paper. [item no.2849]


Musica mechanica organoedi. Das ist: Gründlicher Unterricht von der Struktur, Gebrauch und Erhaltung etc. der Orgeln, Clavicymbel, Clavichordien und anderer Instrumente, in so fern einem Organistem von solchen Sachen etwas zu wissen nöthtig ist.
Kassel, 1931. 8º, 512 facs, iii pp. Line-cut of the Berlin, 1768 edition. Coverboards in half-vegetable vellum. [item no.4608]


Musica mechanica organoedi. Berlin 1768. Faksimile-Nachdruck herausgegeben von Christhard Mahrenholz.
Documenta Musicologica, I/18. Kassel, 1961. 19 x 24 cm, 512 facs, iii pp. (Rpt. of Kassel, 1931 edition). Line-cut of the Berlin, 1768 edition. Coverboards in decorative paper. [item no.2858]


AGRICOLA, Johann Friedrich, 1720-1774

[Method, singing] Anleitung zur Singkunst. Reprint der Ausgabe Berlin 1757. Herausgegeben und von Thomas Seedorf.
Kassel, 200?. 12˚, xxix, xiv, 283 pp. Line-cut of the 1757 edition. Wrappers. $28 [item no.8325]


ALBINONI, Tommaso, 1671-1750

[Sonata, violin, bc] Sonate B-dur für Violin und Basso Continuo. Faksimile nach dem Autograph der Sächsische Landesbibliothek Dresden. Mit einem Kommentar von Michael Talbot.
Musik der Dresdener Hofkappelle, 7. Leipzig, 1980. Oblong, 30 x 24 cm, 8, 16 pp. Sharp collotype of the autograph score. Wrappers. [item no.32]


ALBRECHTSBERGER, Johann Georg, 1736-1809

Sämtliche Schriften über Generalbaß, Harmonielehre und Tonsatzkunst herausgegeben von Ignaz von Seyfried.
Leipzig, 1975. 8º, 689 pp. Line-cut of the Vienna, 1837 edition. Linen. [item no.558]


ANGELUS SILESIUS, Johann [= Scheffler, Johannes], 1624-1677

Heilige Seelen-Lust. Reprint der fünfteiligen Ausgabe Breslau 1668. Herausgegeben fon Michael Fischer und Dominik Fugger.
Documenta Musicologica, I/41. Kassel, 2004. 16˚, 53, 724 pp. Line-cut of the Breslau, 1668 edition. Collection of Counter-Reformation songs belonging to the a tradition of religious pastoral in which Jesus is portrayed as the shepard, and the soul as his longing bride. The songs are mostly by Georg Joseph; the texts are of a simple lyric style set with various common strophic forms. Hardbound. $75 [item no.8489]


ARNAUT DE ZWOLLE, Henri, b.?-1466

Les traités d’Henri-Arnault de Zwolle et de divers anonymes (Paris: Bibliothèque Nationale, ms. latin 7295). Faksimile der Handschrift und kommentrierte Übertragung mit einem Nachwort von François Lesure.
Documenta Musicologica, II/4. Kassel, 1972. 25 x 35 cm, 60, 23 plates pp. (Rpt. of Paris, 1932 edition). Halftone. Afterword in Fr. Coverboards in decorative paper. [item no.1404]


BABST, Valentin, fl.1540-1555 [publisher]

Babstsches Gesangbuch von 1545. Geystliche Lieder. Mit einer newen Vorrhede D. Mart. Luth. Gedruckt zu Leipzig durch Valentin Babst in der Ritterstrassen. M.D. XL. V. Nachwort von Konrad Ameln.
Kassel, 1929. 11 x 16 cm, 560 facs, with 27 woodcuts pp. Line-cut. Contains 128 lieder, most of them by Luther himself. Documents the rapid development of the Lutheran song repertoire. One of the handsomest little woodblock books from the 16th c. with the tunes and text of each page enclosed in ornamental borders. Slipcase. [item no.3480]


Das Babstsches Gesangbuch von 1545. Faksimiledruck mit einem Geleitwort herausgegeben von Konrad Ameln.
Documenta Musicologica, I/38. Kassel, 3/ 1988. 11 x 16 cm, 560 facs, with 27 woodcuts, xvi pp. Coverboards in laid paper. $87 [item no.1295]


BACH, Carl Philipp Emanuel, 1714-1788

[Method, keyboard] Versuch über die wahre Art, das Klavier zu spielen. Erster und zweiter Teil Reprint der 1. Auflage Berlin 1753 und 1762. Herausgegeben und mit modern geschlüsselten Notenbeispielen und einem ausführlichen Register versehen von Wolfgang Horn.
Kassel, 1994. 12˚, 592 pp. Line-cut of the first printed edition. “Versuch” was, in the German-speaking countries, the most important treatise of the period on playing keyboard instruments. Linen. $31 [item no.8324]


BACH, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750

Cantata BWV 20: “O Ewigkeit, du Donnerwort”. Autograph Score and Performing Parts in the Possession of the Bach Archive, Leipzig. Commentary by Peter Wollny
Documenta Musicologica, II/52 (= Faksimile-Reihe Bachscher Werke und Schriftstücke, Neue Folge, [9]). Kassel, 2017. 24 x 35 cm, 24 + 64; 16 pp. Color facsimile of the autograph score and performing parts. (The score was acquired by the Bach Archive Leipzig in 2016, making it possible, for the first time, to reunite the original performance material and the autograph score.) The work is based on a church hymn by Johann Rist that depicts, in riveting language, the terrors of the Last Judgment and the torments of Hell, followed by an admonition to live a life pleasing to God. The poem inspired Bach to write one of his most impressive church compositions altogether. Scored for solo ATB, SATB chorus, 3 ob, tpt, 2 vln, vla, & cont. The facsimile offers invaluable insight into the composer’s workshop and the changing conditions for performances under his direction. Afterword in Eng-Ger. Limited edition of 250 copies presented in clam shell case. $320 (more info... ) [item no.9534]


[Cantata, 33] “Allein zu Dir, Herr Jesu Christ” BWV 33. Cantata for the 13th Sunday after Trinity. Commentary by Christoph Wolff and Peter Wollny.
Faksimile-Reihe Bachscher Werke und Schriftstücke, Neue Folge, 5. Kassel/Leipzig, 2010. 4°, 24, 50, 16, 16 pp. Color facsimile of the autograph score, original performing materials and original libretto. Cantata 33 belongs among the unique annual cycle of chorale cantatas composed by Bach in 1724-25, the second year of his Leipzig tenure. The cantata counts among the very few works where all the relevant source materials for the first performance have been preserved—yet dispersed throughout the world: the composing score is kept at the Scheide Library in Princeton, the vocal-instrumental performing parts at the Bach-Archiv in Leipzig, and the original libretto at the Russian National Library in St. Petersburg. The facsimile offers invaluable insight into the composer’s workshop and the changing conditions for performances under his direction. Commentary in Eng-Ger. Limited edition. Boxed set. $429 (more info... ) [item no.9147]


[Cantata 110] Unser Mund sei voll Lachens. Kantate zum 1. Weihnachtstag (BWV 110). Faksimile nach dem Partiturautograph der Deutschen Staatsbibliothek Berlin mit einem Vorwort von Hans-Joachim Schulze. [Mus. ms. Bach P. 115].
Documenta Musicologica, II/14. Kassel, 1990. 23 x 37 cm, xi, 40 pp. Collotype of the autograph score. Composed in December 1725 for the first Christmas day feast. Scored for solo SATB, SATB chorus, 2 fl, 3 ob, ob d’amore, ob da caccia, bsn, 3 tpt, timp, strs, org & bc. The introductory movement is based on the Overture in D major (BWV 1069). The reworking of the middle part is considered one of the best examples of Bach’s recasting skills. Introduction in Ger-Eng. Portfolio in green linen. [item no.4028]


[Cantata 198, Funeral Ode] In, Gustav Adolf Theill, Die Markuspassion von Joh. Seb. Bach (BWV 247): Entstehung, Vergessen, Wiederentdeckung, Rekonstruktion. Zweite, erweiterte Auflage.
Kloster Steinfeld, 1981. 17 x 24 cm, 93, 64 pp. [Originally published in 1978 as vol. 6 of the series Beiträge zur Musikreflexion]. Halftone in reduced format of the Trauerode, the most important source for the music of the now lost Markuspassion. Also includes facsimiles from Cantata 204, Christmas Oratorio, Mass in A, and Johann Gottfried Walther’s copy of Cantata 54. Extensive notes. Foreword in Ger by Hans-Josef Irmen. Wrappers. $36 [item no.34]


[Motet BWV 225] Singet dem Herrn ein neues Lied. Motette für zwei Chöre. Faksimile nach dem Autograph. [Deutsche Staatsbibl. Berlin, mus. ms. aut. Bach P. 36, Nr.2].
Kassel, 1958. 22 x 37 cm, 20, iv pp. Fine collotype of the autograph score written for double chorus (SATB). Afterword in Ger by Walter Gerstenberg. Coverboards in decorative paper with embossed title etikette. $95 (more info... ) [item no.39]


[Motet 226] Der Geist hilft unser Schwachheit auf. Motette BWV 226. Faksimile-Lichtdruck des Autographs mit einem Nachwort herausgegeben von Konrad Ameln. [Deutsche Staatsbibl. Berlin, mus. ms. aut. Bach P. 36, Nr.1].
Kassel, 1964. 22 x 36 cm, 16, iv pp. Fine collotype of the autograph score scored for double chorus: I) SATB plus strings and chorus, II) SATB, plus oboes, taille, bassoon and continuo. Afterword in Ger. Coverboards in green decorative paper with embossed title ekiquette. (more info... ) [item no.40]


[Mass, b minor, BWV 232] Messe in h-moll BWV 232. Faksimile der autographen Partitur. Herausgegeben von Alfred Dürr. [Ms. Staatsbibl. Preußischer Kulturbesitz, Berlin].
Documenta Musicologica, II/12. Kassel, 1965. 24 x 37 cm, 188 facs, 12 pp. (Rpt. of Leipzig, 1924 edition). Halftone. Foreword in Ger-Eng. Coverboards in vellum paper, with slipcase. [item no.7597]


[Mass, b minor, BWV 232] Messe in h-moll BWV 232. Faksimile der autographen Partitur. Herausgegeben von Alfred Dürr. [Ms. Staatsbibl. Preußischer Kulturbesitz, Berlin].
Documenta Musicologica, II/12. Kassel, 2/ 1984. 24 x 37 cm, 188 facs, 12 pp. (Rpt. of Leipzig, 1924 edition). Halftone of the autograph score. Foreword in Ger-Eng. Coverboards in vellum paper, with slipcase. [item no.42]


[Mass, b minor, BWV 232] Messe in h-moll BWV 232. Mit Sanctus in D-Dur (1724) BWV 232(iii). Autograph Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin Preussischer Kulturbesitz. Kommentar von Christoph Wolff. Bärenreiter Facsimile.
Documenta Musicologica, II/35 (= Faksimile-Reihe Bachscher Werke und Schriftstücke, Neue Folge, [2]). Kassel, 2007. 24 x 35 cm, viii. 216, xxxvii, 7 pp. New color facsimile of the autograph score based on newly commissioned photographs. Limited bibliophile edition of 500 numbered copies. Afterword in Eng-Ger-Jap. Handsome binding with linen spine and boards in decorative paper. (more info... ) [item no.8757]


[Mass, b minor, BWV 232] Messe in h-moll BWV 232. Mit Sanctus in D-Dur (1724) BWV 232(iii). Autograph Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin Preussischer Kulturbesitz. Kommentar von Christoph Wolff.
Kassel, 2011. 24 x 35 cm, viii. 216, xxxvii, 7 pp. New color facsimile of the autograph score based on newly commissioned photographs. Afterword in Eng-Ger-Jap. Brown linen boards. $399 (more info... ) [item no.9222]


[St. Matthew’s Passion, BWV 244] Matthäus-Passion BWV 244. Autograph Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin, Preußischer Kulturbesitz. Commentary by / Kommentar von Christoph Wolff, Martina Rebmann. Preface by / Geleitwort von Barbara Schneider-Kemf.
Documenta Musicologica, II/47. Kassel, 2013. 24 x 35 cm, x, 168, 30 pp. New color facsimile of the autograph score based on newly commissioned photographs. Afterword in Eng-Ger. Limited bibliophile edition with binding with leather spine and boards in decorative paper. $419 (more info... ) [item no.9327]


[St. Matthew’s Passion, BWV 244b] Matthäus-Passion. Frühfassung BWV 244b. Als kommentierte Faksimile-Ausgabe der Abschrift Johann Christoph Altnickols. Herausgegeben von Alfred Dürr. [Staatsbibl. Preußischer Kulturbesitz, Berlin, mus. ms. Am Bach 6 & 7].
Neue Ausgabe sämtlicher Werke, II/5a. Kassel, 1972. 26 x 33 cm, xi, 13 facs, 165 pp. Halftone, with extra wide margins with notes and annotations. Includes facsimile of the text in the hand of Johann Friedrich Agricola. Linen. $168 [item no.49]


[Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248] Christmas Oratorium BWV 248. Facsimile Reproduction of the Autograph with a Commentary Edited by Alfred Dürr. [Staatsbibl. Preußischer Kulturbesitz, Berlin, mus. ms. aut. Bach P. 32].
Documenta Musicologica, II/13. Kassel, 1960. 23 x 38 cm, 148 facs, xii pp. Fine 2-color collotype. Afterword in Ger-Eng. Coverboards in beautiful vegetable paper with title embossed on blue leather label. Slipcase. $275 [item no.50]


[Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248] Christmas Oratorium BWV 248. Facsimile Reproduction of the Autograph with a Commentary Edited by Alfred Dürr. [Staatsbibl. Preußischer Kulturbesitz, Berlin, mus. ms. aut. Bach P. 32].
Documenta Musicologica, II/13. Kassel, 2/ 1984. 23 x 38 cm, 148, xii pp. (Rpt. of Casel, 1960 edition). 2-color collotype of the autograph score. The longest (mear;u 3 hours in duration) and most complex of 3 oratorios written 1734-35, incorporating music from earlier works including two secular and one church cantata (BWV 248a). In 6 parts, each part intended for performance on one of the major feast days of the Christmas period:. 1) birth of Christ; 2) annunciation of the shepherds; 3) adoration of the shepherds; circumcision and naming of Jesus; 5) journey of the Magi; 6) adoration of the Magi. Afterword in Ger-Eng. Coverboards in beautiful turquoise paper with embossed title. (more info... ) [item no.3948]


[Chorale, 4-part, ms “Penzel”, no.213] Denket doch, ihr Menschenkinder. Vierstimmiges geistliches Lied. Erstausgabe herausgegeben von Wolfgang Wiemer. [Deutsche Staatsbiblioth, Berlin, Hs. Am B 46].
Kassel, 1984. Oblong, 32 x 24 cm. Halftone of a recently discovered ms copy in the hand of Christian Friedrich Penzel, together with first edition. Issued on the occasion of the tricentennial of the composer’s birth. Preface in Eng-Ger, with critical commentary and note on performance. Wrappers in laid paper. $17 [item no.3919]


[Sacred aria, soprano, strings, bc, BWV 1127] “Alles mit Gott und nichts ohn’ ihn” BWV 1127. Einleitung von Michael Maul. Geleitwort von Christopf Wolff. [Herzogin Anna Amalia Bibliothek, Weimar].
Documenta Musicologica, II/33 (= Faksimile-Reihe Bachscher Werke und Schriftstücke, Neue Folge). Kassel, 2005. 4°, 8, 15 pp + audio CD. Color halftone facsimile of the autograph manuscript rediscovered in May 2005 in Weimar. The aria, consisting of 12 verses, was composed in 1713 to celebrate the 53rd birthday of Duke Wilhelm Ernst of Saxe-Weimar. Together with CD containing the world premiere recording with soprano Elin Manahan Thomas and the English Baroque Soloists conducted by Sir John Eliot Gardiner. Afterword in Ger-Eng. Decorative marbled paper coverboards with pasted title etiquette and red linen spine. $70 (more info... ) [item no.8629]


[Sacred aria, soprano, strings, bc, BWV 1127] “Alles mit Gott und nichts ohn’ ihn” BWV 1127. Aria for Soprano, Two Violins, Viola and Continuo, BWV 1127. First Edition Edited by Michael Maul.
Kassel, 2005. 4°, viii, 4, i pp. Halftone facsimile, (B/W) of the autograph manuscript rediscovered in May 2005 in Weimar. The aria, consisting of 12 verses, was composed in 1713 to celebrate the 53rd birthday of Duke Wilhelm Ernst of Saxe-Weimar. Together with new performing edition. Wrappers. $23 [item no.8612]


[Clavierbüchlein, for Anna Magdalena Bach] Klavierbüchlein für Anna Magdalena Bach 1725. Faksimile der Originalhandschrift mit einem Nachwort herausgegeben von Georg von Dadelsen. [Staatsbibliothek Preußischer Kulturbesitz, Berlin, Mus. ms. Bach P 225].
Documenta Musicologica, II/25. Kassel, 1988. Oblong, 28 x 21 cm, 146 facs. xxii pp. Superb 4-color halftone in the original format. Arias, minuets, polonaises, marches and other short pieces of “galanterie” by Bach, his children, and a few visitors in the Bach home. Pieces arranged chronologically (except for the last section) with the earliest compositions from 1725 and the latest from the late 1740s. Almost every member of Bach family has helped to copy the Buchlein–only Wilhelm Friedemann is absent. Afterword in Ger-Eng-Fr. Index with identification of the copyist of each piece. Handsome binding with green glossy paper boards and gold trim. $66 (more info... ) [item no.3047]


[Concerto, 2 harpsichords, strgs, BWV 1062] Konzert c-Moll für zwei Cembali und Streichorchester, BWV 1062 / Sonate A-Dur für Flöte und Cembalo, BWV 1032. Faksimile der autographen Partitur. Herausgegeben von Hans-Joachim Schulze.
Documenta Musicologica, II/10. Kassel, 1979. 22 x 36 cm, 26, 40 pp. Four-color reproduction. Title page in the hand of C.P.E. Bach. Introduction (Ger-Eng). Coverboards in brown-marbled paper. $55 [item no.102]


[Fantasy, keyboard, BWV 906] Fantasie und Fuge c-moll für Cembalo BWV 906. Faksimile nach dem Autograph der Sächsischen Landesbibliothek Dresden mit einem Kommentar von Hans-Joachim Schulze.
Musik der Dresdener Hofkapelle, 11. Leipzig, 1984. 22 x 35 cm, 8, 6 pp. Halftone. Wrappers. $37 [item no.67]


Orgelbüchlein. BWV 599-644. Faksimile des Autographs. Herausgegeben von Heinz-Harald Löhlein [Deutsche Staatsbibl. Berlin, mus. ms. autogr. Bach P 283].
Documenta Musicologica, II/11. Kassel, 4/ 1999. Oblong, 20 x 17 cm, xxviii, 184 pp. 2-color collotype reproduction of the autograph manuscript. The most important and comprehensive chorale collection in the organ repertory. Codicologically the manuscript—a torso—tells us a lot about the developmental process of the collection and suggests that Bach had been compiling the Orgelbüchlein over several years. Although an anthology of 164 chorale arrangements was intended, only about one third that amount was actually copied. Nearly all of these originate from the Weimar period (1708-1717). Introduction in German, with index. Hardbound. (more info... ) [item no.78]


[Organ transcriptions] Weimarer Orgeltablatur. Die frühesten Notenhandschriften Johann Sebastian Bach sowie Abschriften seines Schülers Johann Martin Schubart. Mit Werken von Dietrich Buxtehude, Johann Adam Reinken und Johann Pachelbel. Vorwort und Übertragung herausgegeben von Michael Maul und Peter Wollny.
Documenta Musicologica, II/39 (= Faksimile-Reihe Bachscher Werke und Schriftstücke, Neue Folge, 3]. Kassel, 2007. 23 x 30 cm, xxxv, 48 pp; 18 pp. Recently rediscovered manuscript in the Herzogin Anna Amalia Bibliothek, Kassel consisting of four fascicles notated in organ tabulature: I) Johann Adam Reinken, “An Wasserflüssen Babylon”; II) Dietrich Buxtehude, “Nun freut euch lieben Christen g’mein”; III) Johann Pachelbel, “An Wasserflüssen Babylon”; IV) Johann Pachelbel, “Kyrie Gott Vater in Ewigkeit” + Fuga. The Bach portion of this rare source—fascicles I & II—has been dated c.1700, making it the earliest testimony we have of the master’s autograph. The colophon at the end of fascicle I conveys, for the first time, specific information underscoring the significance of Bach’s stay in Lüneburg for the transmission of North German organ music in Thuringia. Preface in Ger-Eng, together with new critical edition. Wrappers/portfolios, in box. [item no.8797]


[Sonata, flute, harpsichord, BWV 1032, A major] Konzert c-Moll für zwei Cembali und Streichorchester, BWV 1062. Sonate A-Dur für Flöte und Cembalo, BWV 1032. Faksimile der autographen Partitur herausgegeben von Hans-Joachim Schulze. [Deutsche Staatsbibliothek Berlin, mus. ms. aut. P. 612].
Documenta Musicologica, II/10. Kassel, 1979. 22 x 36 cm, 26, 40 pp. 4-color reproduction. Title page in the hand of C.P.E. Bach. Introduction in Ger-Eng. Coverboards in brown-marbled paper. [item no.102]


[Sonatas, organ, BWV 525-530] Sechs Sonaten für Orgel (BWV 525-530). Faksimile nach dem Autograph der Deutschen Staatsbibliothek Berlin mit einem Vorwort von Wolfgang Goldhan. [Mus. ms. autogr. J.S. Bach P 271].
Documenta Musicologica, II/19. Kassel, 1988. 22 x 36 cm, viii, 56 pp. 2-color halftone of the autograph score. This splendid autograph is considered one of the most instructive of all Bach mss, not only by the harmony of the music and its graphic depiction, but also by the way it highlights the way the master copied. According to Forkel they were composed for Bach’s eldest son, Wilhelm Friedemann. Introduction in Ger-Eng. Handsome binding in grey linen, with titles embossed in gold. (recommended alternate: OMI item no.2016) [item no.2819]


[Sonatas & partitas, violin, BWV 1001-1006] Sei solo a violino senza basso accompagnato. Libri primo, BWV 1001-1006. Faksimile-Druck des Autographs. [Staatsbibl. Preußischer Kulturbesitz, Berlin, mus. ms. aut. Bach P. 967].
Kassel, 1950. 21 x 33 cm, 44, iv pp. Superb monochrome collotype of the 1720 autograph, issued on the occasion of Bachfest 1950 in Göttingen. One of the most beautiful and meticulous of all of Bach's manuscripts, “Sei solo à violino senza basso accompagnato” are a delight for the scholar and perfomer alike. Bach clearly has taken performance from the autograph into consideration—by using comparatively large note heads, detailed articulation and phrasing marks, "custodes" that sit nearly throughout the manuscript at the end of each staff and anticipate the pitch at the beginning of the following staff, and by deligently planning the page layout with only few page turns, which are accompanied with the instruction "volti subito" (turn immediately). Afterword in Ger by Wilhelm Martin Luther. Handsome coverboards in marbled paper with pasted title etikette. This 1950 collotype is the very first facsimile of Mus. ms. aut. Bach P. 967 and is considered one of the best. Wrappers. $125 [item no.84]


[Sonatas & partitas, violin, BWV 1001-1006] Sei solo a violino senza basso accompagnato. Libri primo, BWV 1001-1006. Faksimile-Druck des Autographs. [Staatsbibl. Preußischer Kulturbesitz, Berlin, mus. ms. aut. Bach P. 967].
Kassel, 2/ 1958. 21 x 33 cm, 44, iv pp. Fine monochrome collotype. Afterword in Ger by Wilhelm Martin Luther. Handsome coverboards in decorative paper with pasted title etikette. [item no.4316]


[Sonatas & partitas, violin, BWV 1001-1006] Sei solo a violino senza basso accompagnato. Libri primo, BWV 1001-1006. Faksimile-Druck des Autographs. [Staatsbibl. Preußischer Kulturbesitz, Berlin, mus. ms. aut. Bach P. 967].
Kassel, 3/ 1964. 21 x 33 cm, 44, iv pp. Monochrome collotype. Afterword in Ger by Wilhelm Martin Luther. Handsome coverboards in decorative paper with pasted title etikette. [item no.3193]


[Sonatas & partitas, violin, BWV 1001-1006] Sei solo a violino senza basso accompagnato. Libri primo, BWV 1001-1006. Faksimile-Druck des Autographs. [Staatsbibl. Preußischer Kulturbesitz, Berlin, mus. ms. aut. Bach P. 967].
Kassel, 4/ 1977. 21 x 33 cm, 44, iv pp. Monochrome collotype. Afterword in Ger by Wilhelm Martin Luther. Handsome coverboards in decorative paper with pasted title etikette. [item no.9437]


[Sonatas & partitas, violin, BWV 1001-1006] Sei solo a violino senza basso accompagnato BWV 1001-1006. Faksimile des Autographs herausgegeben von Georg von Dadelson. [Staatsbibl. Preußischer Kulturbesitz, Berlin, mus. ms. aut. Bach P. 967].
Documenta Musicologica, II/24. Kassel, 1988. 21 x 33 cm, 16, 44 pp. Halftone (offset). Reprint of 1958 edition with a completely new introduction in Ger-Fr-Eng. Coverboards in laid paper. $62 [item no.3194]


[Suites, lute, BVW 995, 997 & 1000] Drei Lautenkompositionen in Zeitgenössischer Tabulatur (BWV 995, 997, 1000). Faksimiledruck nach den in der Musikbibliothek der Stadt Leipzig aufbewahrten handschriftlichen Originalen. Mit einer Einführung von Hans-Joachim Schulze.
Leipzig, 2/ 1979. 23 x 33 cm, viii, 32 pp. Fine collotype. The copyist of BWV 995 is unknown; BWV 997 and 1000, copied c.1730-1740, are in the hand of Johann Christian Weyrauch. Coverboards in decorative paper. $45 [item no.1745]


[Suites, violoncello, BWV 1007-1012] Sechs Suiten für Violoncello solo BWV 1007-1012. Die vier Quellen in verkleinerter Wiedergabe. Faksimile-Beiband zum kritischen Bericht von Hans Eppstein.
Neue Ausgabe Sämtlicher Werke, Kritischer Bericht, VI/2. Kassel, 1991. 17 x 25 cm, iv, 156 pp. Halftone of the four surviving mss of this c.1720 work in reduced format (none survive in Bach’s handwriting), including the version by Anna Magdalena around 1730, one by Johann Peter Kellner around 1726, and two by unindentified copyists from the second half of the 18th c. Unique and indispensable tool for the study of problems in dissemination and performance practice. Cloth. [item no.4162]


[Suites, violoncello, BWV 1007-1012] Sechs Suiten für Violoncello solo BWV 1007-1012. Die vier Quellen in verkleinerter Wiedergabe. Faksimile-Beiband zum kritischen Bericht von Hans Eppstein.
Kassel, 1991. 17 x 25 cm, iv, 156 pp. Halftone of the four surviving mss of this c.1720 work in reduced format (none survive in Bach’s handwriting), including the version by Anna Magdalena around 1730, one by Johann Peter Kellner around 1726, and two by unindentified copyists from the 18th c. Wrappers. $69 [item no.4319]


[Suites, violoncello, BWV 1007-1012] Sechs Suiten für Violoncello solo BWV 1007-1012. Kritischer Bericht von Hans Eppstein.
Neue Ausgabe Sämtlicher Werke, Kritischer Bericht, VI/2. Kassel, 1990. 17 x 25 cm, 118 pp. Critical commentary to above (in German). Linen. $73 [item no.4653]


[Suites, violoncello, BWV 1007-1012] 6 Suites a Violoncello Solo senza Basso. BWV 1007-1012. Herausgegeben von Bettina Schwemer, Douglas Woodfull-Harris.
Kassel, 2000. 4º, 7 vols, 95, 41, 200 pp. The “bible” for students of the Bach Cello Suites. New full-size line-cut reproductions of source A, B, C, D, plus the Paris 1st edition [Janet et Cotelle, c.1824]. The first two are in the hand of Anna Magdalena Bach and Johann Peter Kellner, 1727-1731 and 1726 respectively, and as such, are the most autoritative. Source C (2nd half of 18th c.) comes from the estate of Johann Christoph Westphal, a Hamburg organist, printer and music dealer. Source D, or “Traeg” MS, also late 18th c. is named after Johann Traeg, a Vienese art and music dealer who once owned it. As none of the sources derive directly from the now lost autograph nor from each other, they all have a special importance in the textual tradition of the suites. A close comparison discloses significant textual discrepancies, sometimes the result of accidental slips, and at others, true alternative readings. Includes new urtext edition and critical notes. Wrappers, with portfolio case. $65 (more info... ) [item no.7792]


[WTC I, keyboard, BWV 846-869] The Well-Tempered Clavier. Part I, BWV 846-869. Facsimile of the Autograph Manuscript in the Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin—Preussischer Kulturbesitz. Commentary by Christoph Wolff and Martina Rebmann.
Documenta Musicologica, II/50. Kassel, 2015. 20 x 32 cm, xxx, 90 pp. Deluxe 4-color facsimile of the autograph score based on newly commissioned photographs. The preludes and fugues of The Well-Tempered Clavier embrace an entire cosmos of compositional devices and musical characters—the ne plus ultra of ‘unity through diversity’. Here Bach not only presented the sum total of keyboard artistry in his day but foresaw its future evolution. His treatment of the keys marked a turning point in music history. The autograph score, originally a fair copy, contains later revisions and alterations reflecting the composer at work. Bach authority Christoph Wolff provides a commentary to the work’s genesis and the characteristics of Bach’s handwriting. Martina Rebmann (Staatsbibliothek Berlin) describes the subsequent history of the autograph. Afterword in Eng-Ger. Limited bibliophile edition, binding with leather spine, boards in decorative paper and pasted title etikette. A note on the MS and its facsimiles: Previous facsimile editions (1962-1989) exhibit on some pages a "screen" effect, the result of a silk chiffon overlay that curators applied to Bach's MS to prevent crumbling of the paper. Curators discovered that the chiffon was actually damaging the paper more, so in the early 80s the original MS was withdrawn from public view. To finally solve the problem of deterioration—much of it due to the corrosive quality of the ink—curators turned to a method called "paper splitting", where front and reverse side of each leaf is split, and an alkali-buffered paper laid in between; during the process imperfections in the leaves are repaired with the finest cellulose fibers. The leaf is also treated with a chemical to stop the process of corrosion; in the end the damaging silk chiffon could be completely removed. This new facsimile edition presents the MS—for the first time—in its post-restoration state, without silk chiffon, significantly improving the vividness of Bach's handwriting, a true joy for Bach lovers. $343 (more info... ) [item no.9413]


Johann Sebastian Bach. Vier Zeugnisse für Präfekten des Thomanerchores 1743-1749. Faksimile und Transkription herausgegben von / Edited by Andreas Glöckner.
Faksimile-Reihe Bachscher Werke und Schriftstücke, Neue Folge, 4. Kassel, 2009. 20 x 31 cm, 16 pp. Color reproductions of 4 documents written by Johann Sebastian Bach on behalf of applicants for the “Stipendium Hammerianum”, a scholarship fund established some 150 years earlier by the Austrian physician Dr. Matern Hammer. In his will, the donor stipulated that the cities of Leipzig and Steyr each were to receive from his estate an endowment to benefit two students from each city. Notes in Ger-Eng. Wrappers. $39 [item no.9103]


Besseler, Heinrich. Fünf echte Bildnisse Johann Sebastian Bach.
Kassel, 1956. 17 x 24 cm, 99, illus pp. Detailed study of 5 authentic Bach portraits, together with 18 halftone reproductions. Wrappers. $35 [item no.1599]


Forkel, Johann N. Ueber Johann Sebastian Bachs Leben, Kunst und Kunftwerke. Reprint der Erstausgabe Leipzig 1802. Herausgegeben, kommentiert und mit Registern versehen von Axel Fischer.
Kassel, 1999. 17 x 21 cm, 26, 81 facs, 40 pp. Line-cut of the Hoffmeister & Kühnel edition (Leipzig, 1802). Introduction in Ger. Useful appendices and index. Hardbound. $48 [item no.7861]


[Göttingen, Bach-Fest 1950] Bach Fest 1950 zum 200. Todestag von Johann Sebastian Bach. Göttingen, 23.-30. Juli.
Kassel, 1950. 17 x 24 cm, 61, 12 illus pp. Illustrated program catalog. Wrappers. $20 [item no.3452]


Herz, Gerhard. Bach-Quellen in Amerika / Bach Sources in America.
Kassel, 1984. 8º, 434, with 120 pp. Detailed description of surviving Bach autographs, first editions and other documents in the U.S. With 120 halftone illustrations. Wrappers. $50 [item no.4379]


Kobayashi, Yoshitake. Die Notenschrift Johann Sebastian Bachs. Dokumentation ihrer Entwicklung.
Neue Ausgabe Sämtlicher Werke, IX/2. Kassel, 1989. 24 x 30 cm, 224, with 150 pp. Survey of Bach’s handwriting with 150 halftones representing different phases of his work. Many hitherto unpublished examples of the composer’s handwriting. Cloth. $151 [item no.3841]


Kobayashi, Yoshitake & Kirsten Beisswenger. Die Kopisten Johann Sebastian Bachs. Katalog und Dokumentation von Yoshitake Kobayashi und Kirsten Beisswenger. [I] Texband; [2] Abbildungen.
Neue Ausgabe sämtlicher Werke, IX/3. Kassel, 2007. 26 x 33 cm, 2 vols, xxiv, 243; vii, 379 pp. A careful and detailed study and catalog of all the copyists of J.S. Bach’s, together with a volume devoted to halftone reproductions that includes altogether 259 MS examples. An indispensable resource for Bach manuscript study. Linen. $496 [item no.8973]


(Luther, Wilhelm Martin) Johann Sebastian Bach: Documenta. Herausgegegen durch die Niedersächsische Staats- und Universitätsbibliothek von Wilhelm Martin Luther zum Bachfest 1950 in Göttingen.
Kassel, 1950. 15 x 21 cm, 148, with 52 illus pp. The first post-WWII catalog of the immense Bach holdings of the former Preußische Staatsbibliothek after its transfer from Berlin to Tübingen and Marpurg in 1941. Includes autographs, contemporary copies, autographs of Bach’s sons, first editions, facsimiles, practical editions, phonographs, libretti, and many items pertaining to the composer’s life and times. With facsimiles of autographs as well as 30 portraits. Wrappers. [item no.1977]


Neumann, Werner. Bilddokumente zur Lebensgeschichte Johann Sebastian Bachs / Pictorial Documents of the Life of Johann Sebastian Bach.
Bach-Dokumente. Supplement zur Johann Sebastian Bach, Neue Ausgabe sämtlicher Werke, 4. Kassel, 1979. 25 x 31 cm, 448, with c.750 illus pp. Rich documentation, with snippets of autographs, letters, contemporary reports, title pages, etc. Text in Ger-Eng. Linen. $174 [item no.118]


Prinz, Ulrich. Johann Sebastian Bachs Instrumentarium. Originalquellen, Besetzung, Verwendung. Ulrich Prinz.
Schriftenreihe, 10. Kassel, 2005. 15 x 24 cm, 701 pp. Detailed study of 5 authentic Bach portraits, together with 18 halftone reproductions. Wrappers. $71 [item no.6558]


Schwendowius, Barbara & Wolfgang Dömling. Johann Sebastian Bach: Life, Times.
Kassel, 1977. 31 x 31 cm, 179 pp with numerous illus. Beautiful picture documentary with essays by Finscher, Blankenburg, Keller, Wolff, Klein, Von Dadelsen, Eppelsheim, Dürr, & Dömling. Produced on the occasion of the tricentennary of the composer’s birth. Cloth. $35 (more info... ) [item no.1736]


(Weiss, Wisso) Katalog der Wasserzeichen in Bachs Originalhandschriften von Wisso Weiss unter musikwissenschaftlicher Mitarbeit von Yoshitake Kobayashi.
Neue Ausgabe Sämtlicher Werke, IX/1. Kassel, 1985. 22 x 30 cm, Comprehensive study and tables of the watermarks that appear in Bach mss. 2 vols. Linen. $161 [item no.116]


Wollny, Peter. Generalbass- und Satzlehre, Kontrapunktstudien, Skizzen und Entwürfe. Herausgegeben von Peter Wollny. Anhang: Aria “Alles mit Gott und nichts ohn’ ihn” BWV 1127. Herausgegeben von Michael Maul.
Neue Ausgabe Sämtlicher Werke, Supplement. Kassel, 2011. 22 x 30 cm, 250 pp (incl. 77 facsimiles). Comprehensive study of Bach’s basso continue practice, documented with full-color reproductions from autograph manuscripts and sketches. Consists of teaching documents in figured bass and counterpoint, and sketches & fragments found in autograph full scores, all accompanied by modern transcriptions. Linen. $334 (more info... ) [item no.9278]


Wolff, Christoph & Ton Koopman. Die Welt der Bach Kantaten. Herausgegeben von Christoph Wolff, mit einem Vorwort von Ton Koopman. Band 1: Johann Sebastian Bachs Kirchenkantaten: Von Arnstadt bis in die Köthener Zeit; II: Johann Sebastian Bachs weltliche Kantaten; III: Johann Sebastian Bachs Leipziger Kirchenkantaten.
Kassel, 1997 8˚, 3 vols, 742 pp. Cloth. [item no.6401]


BÉDOS DE CELLES, François, 1709-1779

L’art du facteur d’orgues. Faksimile-Neudruck herausgegeben von Christhard Mahrenholz.
Documenta Musicologica, I/24-26. Kassel, 2/ 1976. 4º, 4 vols, 708 facs, 137 plates pp. Line-cut, in reduced format, of the Paris, 1776-1778 edition. Richly illustrated treatise with beautifully executed plates addressing the structure of the organ, methods of organ building, needs of the organist and characteristics of various instruments. Hardbound. [item no.1744]


BEETHOVEN, Ludwig van, 1770-1827

[Missa Solemnis, orch, chorus, op.123] Missa Solemnnis Op. 123. Facsimile of the Autograph Score in the Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin—Preußischer Kulturbesitz. With a commentary by Hans-Joachim Hinrichsen and Martina Rebmann.
Documenta Musicologica, II/51. Kassel, 2016. Oblong, 45 x 40 cm, 351, 27 pp. Deluxe 4-color facsimile of the autograph working score. William Drakbin describes the genesis of the mass as “the longest, most arduous struggle in Beethoven’s career as an artist”, with equally complex history of its sale to B. Schott after years of calculating with other publishers. 4 of the 5 movements of the Missa Solemnis survive today, the Kyrie, 50 pp in upright format, and the last three movements, Credo, Agnus and Sanctus, 286 pp in oblong format. The Gloria unfortunately disappeared soon after Beethoven’s death. Deluxe edition with leather spine. $718 (more info... ) [item no.9506]


[Symphony, no.9, op.125, D minor] Sinfonie No.9 op.125. Autograph. Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin—Preussischer Kulturbesitz, Beethoven-Haus Bonn, Bibliothèque National de France. Commentary by / Kommentar von: Lewis Lockwood, Jonathan Del Mar, Martina Rebmann.
Documenta Musicologica, II/42. Kassel, 2010. 37 x 40 cm, viii, 436, 42 pp. Full-color facsimile of the autograph fair copy in the original format. With his Ninth Symphony Beethoven ventured into new musical dimensions. In the final movement soloists and chorus join forces with the orchestra and Schiller’s “Ode to Joy” becomes a global aspiration, a declaration: “Alle Menschen werden Brüder” (all mankind becomes brothers). In his commentary the Beethoven scholar Lewis Lockwood describes the plea which Beethoven wanted to deliver at that time with this work and how views of this have changed over the centuries. Jonathan Del Mar, editor of Beethoven’s works, comments on noteworthy passages in the autograph manuscript and allows the reader to share in the composer’s working process. Already the large-format paper which Beethoven used for some passages makes the large forces clear. Cuts, sometimes reversed later, show how he wrestled with the final version of the musical text and refined it right down to the last detail. The history of the autograph manuscript reflects an episode in German history: after storage in various places because of the war, the major parts were returned to Berlin but were initially divided by the Berlin Wall and only reunited in 1990. Martina Rebmann, director of the Music Department at the Staatsbibliothek in Berlin traces this story. For the first time the facsimile present all the parts of the manuscript including pages preserved in Bonn and Paris as well as the trombone and contrabassoon parts. Hardbound, with decorative paper and linen spine. Commentary in Eng-Ger-Jap. Special OMI price. $880 (more info... ) [item no.9177]


[Hoke, Günther] Ludwig van Beethoven 1770-1827. Bildmappe anläßlich der 150. Wiederkehr des Todestages (26. März) von Ludwig van Beethoven im internationalen Beethoven- Gedenkjahr 1977.
Leipzig, 1977. 31 x 43 cm, 24, 25 pp. Contributions by Walther Siegmund-Schultze, Karl-Heinz Köhler, & Harry Goldschmidt. 25 full-size facsimiles of Beethoven memorabilia, including portraits, Das Heiligenstädter Testament, caricatures, scenes from Fidelio, etc. Handsome case in linen. $75 [item no.162]


BENDINELLI, Cesare, b.?-1617

[Method, trumpet] Tutta l’arte della trombetta, 1614. Faksimile-Nachdruck herausgegeben von Edward H. Tarr.
Documenta Musicologica, II/5. Kassel, 1975. 28 x 41 cm, ii, 116 facs, v pp. Halftone of the 1614 ms. One of earliest treatises on trumpet playing by the leader of the trumpet ensemble at the princely court in Munich from 1580-1617. Includes 27 ricercare & 27 toccatas for solo trumpet, as well as over 330 sonatas for various trumpet ensembles. Afterword in Ger. Coverboards in decorative paper. [item no.1163]


BERLIOZ, Hector, 1803-1869

Symphonie fantastique, op. 14. Facsimile of the Autograph Score in the Bibliothèque Nationale de France. With a Commentary by Hugh Macdonald.
Documenta Musicologica, II/53. Kassel, [in prep—Nov. 2017]. 24 x 35 cm, 290, 20 pp. Color facsimile of the autograph score, one of the greatest treasures of the Bibliothèque Nationale. Berlioz revised the work for years before it finally reached its definitive version. He entered many of these changes in the autograph score, which was also used for performances, by pasting strips of paper over the bars or parts in question. This facsimile edition, in high-quality 4-color reproduction, presents the manuscript as it is today—with strips of paper that can be folded out, making both versions visible. Commentary in Eng-Ger-Fr. Hardbound with quarter leather spine and boards in colorful paper. (more info... ) [item no.9541]


(Braam, Gunther) The Portraits of Hector Berlioz. Edited by Gunther Braam in Collaboration with Richard Macnutt and John Warrack.
New Edition of the Complete Works, 26. Kassel, 2004 19 x 27 cm, xxvii, 401 pp. Beautiful picture documentary containing 122 portraits of the composer. Includes paintings, medals, busts, woodcuts, drawings, lithographs, photographs and caricatures. Cloth. $306 [item no.8472]


[thematic catalog] Catalogue of the Works of Hector Berlioz by D. Kern Holoman.
Hector Berlioz New Edition of the Complete Works, 25. Kassel, 1987. 8º, xlv, 525 pp. Cloth. (Special offer, reg. $340) $140 [item no.6051]


BERMUDO, Juan, c.1510-c.1565

El arte tripharia.
[Kassel], n.d. 17 x 24 cm, 80 pp. Line-cut of the Osuna 1550 edition. Wrappers. $40 [item no.2847]


Declaración de instrumentos musicales, 1555. Faksimile-Nachdruck herausgegeben von Macario Santiago Kastner.
Documenta Musicologica, I/11. Kassel, 1957. 19 x 30 cm, 284 facs, ii pp. Line-cut. Combines instruction in keyboard playing, musical rudiments, and tuning. Significant reworking and enlargement of the earlier edition of 1549. Hardbound with coverboards in paper. [item no.2684]


BLUME, Michael, 15-16th c.

Dae erste Leipziger Gesangbuch von Michael Blume, Leipzig, 1530. Geschichtliches über daß 1. Leipziger Gesangbuch und textkritische Anmerkungen zu einzelnen Liedern desselben von Hans Hofmann.
Kassel, 1914. 12 x 17 cm, 113, 30 pp. Line-cut of the Leipzig, 1530 edition. Laid paper. Marbled paper boards with vellum spine. $80 [item no.4609]


BOURGEOIS, Loys, c.1510-c.1561

Le droict chemin de musique, Genf 1550. Faksimile-Nachdruck herausgegeben von P. André Gaillard.
Documenta Musicologica, I/6. Kassel, 1954. 9 x 14 cm, 63 facs, ii pp. Line-cut of the Geneva, 1550 edition. Coverboards in decorative paper. [item no.2852]


BOVICELLI, Giovanni Battista, 16-17th c.

Regole passaggi di musica 1594. Faksimile-Nachdruck herausgegeben von Nanie Bridgman.
Documenta Musicologica, I/12. Kassel, 1957. 18 x 27 cm, 88 facs, ii pp. Line-cut of one of the most informative treatises on vocal and instrumental embellishments from the period of Palestrina and de Rore. Coverboards in vellum. Rare. [item no.1318]


BRAHMS, Johannes, 1833-1897

[Neue Liebeslieder Walzer, vocal quartet, piano 4-hands, op.65] Die “Liebeslieder-Walzer” von Brahms und die zyklische Chormusik. Symposium in der Zentralbibliothek Zürich 15. November 2010. Herausgegeben von Urs Fischer, Laurenz Lütteken und Wolfgang Sandberger.
Documenta Musicologica, II/49. Kassel, 2014. Oblong, 34 x 25 cm, 28, 71 pp, w/41 illus, & CD. Beautiful full-color facsimile of the autograph, issued on the occasion of a special symposium held at the Zentralbibliothek Zürich when the ms was officially placed on permanent loan by the Swiss bank UBS. This valuable manuscript, completed in Rüschlikon outside of Zürich in the summer of 1874, and lost until 1991, is Brahms’ second set of love songs, building on his successful Liebeslieder Walzer op.52. Written for a vocal quartet and four-hand piano duo and intended as chamber music for use at home, the Neue Liebesliederwalzer are an eclectic mix of love-poems from many lands, including Turkey, Poland, Latvia, and Sicily (trans. into German by George Friedrich Daumer); the work concludes with Goethe’s “Zum Schluß”. The humorous casting of solo parts includes: bass as enraptured paramour, alto as jilted lover, tenor as Lothario, and soprano, a woman repeatedly unlucky in love. Commentary (in Ger) with 41 illustrations by Urs Fischer, Urs A. Müller-Lhotska, Otto Biba, Ingrid Fuchs, Wolfgang Sandberger, Inga Mai Groote, and Christiane Wiesenfeldt. Facsimile printed on fine laid paper with hand-stiched binding (after the original), housed with commentary and audio CD in a handsome clamshell case. $158 (more info... ) [item no.9407]


BURKHARD, Willy, 1900-1955

[Concerto, viola, orch, op.93] Konzert für Viola und Orchester Op.93. Faksimile-Ausgabe nach der Handschrift des Komponisten (1953).
Kassel, 1973. 8º, Line-cut of the autograph score in reduced format. Wrappers. $31 [item no.219]


Musikalische Übung über den 12. Psalm, in der Dichtung von Martin Luther für ein- bis achtstimmigen gemischten Chor und Orgel, Op.39. Faksimile-Ausgabe nach der Handschrift des Komponisten.
Kassel, 1964. 26 x 33 cm, iv, 63 facs, i pp. Line-cut of the 1934 autograph score. Afterword by Fritz Indermühle. Wrappers. $40 [item no.220]


[Suite, orch, op.80a] Orchestersuite “Die Schwarze Spinne” Op.80a. Faksimile-Ausgabe nach der Handschrift des Komponisten (1949).
Kassel, 1949. 8º, 99 pp. Line-cut of autograph score in reduced format. Wrappers. [item no.221]


BURMEISTER, Joachim, 1564-1629

Musica poetica, Rostock 1606. Faksimile-Nachdruck herausgegeben von Martin Ruhnke.
Documenta Musicologica, I/10. Kassel, 1955. 15 x 19 cm, 91 facs, ii pp. Line-cut of the Rostock, 1606 edition. Hardbound with coverboards in paper. $57 [item no.1643]


BURNEY, Charles, 1726-1814

Tagebuch einer musikalischen Reise durch Frankreich und Italien (1772).
Documenta Musicologica, I/19. Kassel, 1959. Line-cut. Coverboards in decorative paper. [item no.2859]


Tagebuch einer musikalischen Reise. Vollständige Ausgabe. Herausgegeben von Christoph Hust.
Documenta Musicologica, I/19. Kassel, 2003. Oblong, 21 x 17 cm, 19, 355 pp. Line-cut of the Hamburg, 1772 edition. Introduction in Ger. Coverboards in decorative paper. $52 [item no.8333]


BUXTEHUDE, Dietrich, 1637-1707

Herr, ich lasse dich nicht, BuxWV36. Facsimile of the Autograph Set of Parts in the Uppsala University Library, including a New Full Score Critical Edition. Edited by Peter Wollny.
Documenta Musicologica, II/37. Kassel, 2007. 4°, 34 pp. Full-color facsimile of the autograph parts—recently identified by Peter Wollny—for the dialogue cantata “Herr, ich lasse nicht” from the Düben Collection of Uppsala University Library. This source represents the only known set of original performance material for a work by Buxtehude. Together with a new critical edition. Commentary in Ger-Eng. Hardbound. $70 [item no.8809]


BYRD, William, 1543-1623

My Ladye Nevells Book (British Library MS Mus. 1591). Edited by Oliver Neighbour.
Documenta Musicologica, II/44. Kassel, 2012 Oblong, 8°, 394, 7 pp Duo-tone facsimile of one of the most beautifully written music manuscripts to survive from the late 16th c. and is still preserved in its original ornate binding. It was painstakingly compiled by the Windsor-based scribe John Baldwin, who completed work on it on 11 September 1591. Baldwin seems to have worked under the direction of the composer of all the pieces in the book, William Byrd, and clearly thought highly of him, describing him elsewhere as one “whose greate skill and knowledge: dothe excelle all at this tyme: and farre to strange countries: abroade his skill dothe shyne”. By 1591 Byrd was mid-way through his career as composer of church music and secular vocal and instrumental music. The MS provides a snapshot of the keyboard music he had composed by that date and is an exceptionally important source for his music. It contains some of his best-known compositions for keyboard, including variations on the popular tunes 'Sellinger's Round' and 'All in a Garden Green'. It also includes music written by Byrd specially for the dedicatee of the MS, 'Ladye Nevell'. She has recently been identified as Elizabeth, wife of Sir Henry Nevill of Billingbere, Berkshire. Her family's coat of arms adorns a leaf at the front of the MS. The MS was accepted by HM Government in Lieu of Inheritance Tax and allocated to the British Library in April 2006, with additional funding from donors. (adapted from BL description). Commentary in Eng-Ger. Hardbound. $228 (more info... ) [item no.9297]


CALVIN, John, 1509-1564

La forme des prières et chants ecclésiastiques, Genève 1542. Fac-similé de l’édition originale d’après l’exemplaire de la Bibliothèque de Stuttgart. Avec une notice par Pierre Pidoux.
Kassel, 1959. 10 x 15 cm, 184, 8 pp. Beautiful line-cut of the Geneva 1542 edition. La forme, an important Calvinist songbook, includes 30 Marot psalms, 21 more than Aulcuns pseaulmes (Strasbourg, 1539). The collection is very interesting for some of its “retouched” melodies; other musical settings, appearing here for the first time, mysteriously have disappeared in later Calvinist songbooks. The composers of the songs are not known. Lovely coverboards in vellum paper. Rare. [item no.4468]


COCLICO, Adrian Petit, c.1500-d.?

Compendium musices. Faksimile-Neudruck herausgegeben von Manfred F. Bukofzer.
Documenta Musicologica, I/9. Kassel, 1954. 14 x 21 cm, 119, iv pp. Line-cut of the Montanus & Neuber edition, Nuremberg 1552. Afterword in Ger-Eng. Hardbound. $52 [item no.2586]


DISTLER, Hugo, 1908-1942

Wacht auf, es tut Euch not. Für vierstimmigen gemischten Chor a cappella. Faksimile nach dem Autograph herausgegeben von Br. Grusnick.
Veröffentlichung des Lübecker Sing- und Spielkreises. Kassel, 1986. 27 x 33 cm, 4, i pp. Beautiful line-cut of the autograph score on laid paper. Afterword in Ger. Wrappers. [item no.264]


Orgelpartita “Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland” (“Veni, redemptor gentium”). Opus 8/1. Faksimile nach dem Autograph herausgegeben von Bruno Grusnick.
Veröffentlichung der Hugo-Distler Archiv Lübeck, 1. Kassel, 1982. Oblong, 34 x 27 cm, 28, iii pp. Line-cut of the autograph, copied “Weihnachten 1932 Lübeck”. Afterword in Ger. Wrappers. [item no.263]


DVOŘÁK, Antonín, 1841-1904

[Concerto, violoncello, orch., op.104, B minor, B.191] Koncerto op.104 pro violoncello s prúvodem orkestru / Concerto op.104 for Violoncello and Orchestra. Commentary: Jan Smaczny. [Narodní Muzeum Prague].
Documenta Musicologica, II/43. Kassel, 2011 Oblong, 4°, 122, 32, 34 pp. Full-color facsimile of the autograph score and autograph piano reduction (B/W reproduction). Now considered to be one of the most popular orchestral works today Dvořák wrote this during his second stay in the U.S. Commentary in Eng-Ger. Hardbound, with decorative paper and linen spine. Out of print, few copies remaining. $435 (more info... ) [item no.9198]


EBERLIN, Johann, c.1465-c.1530 [compiler]

Das Erfurter Enchiridion gedruckt zu Erfurt in der Permentergassen zum Ferbefaß.
Kassel, 1929. 12 x 16 cm, 47 pp. Line-cut of the 1524 edition. The joint undertaking by the printing concerns “Zum Ferbefaß” and “Zum Schwarzen Horn”. Printed in mensural notation with woodcuts. One of the four important Lutheran songbooks published in 1524. Includes Luther’s “Aus tiefer Not”. Wrappers. [item no.1234]


Das Erfurter Enchiridion. Faksimile Ausgabe mit Geleitwort herausgegeben von Konrad Ameln.
Documenta Musicologica, I/36. Kassel, 1983. 12 x 16 cm, 47, xv pp. (Rpt. of Cassel, 1929 edition). Line-cut of the 1524 edition, together with afterword in Ger/Eng. Coverboards in decorative paper. [item no.1297]


ELGAR, Edward, 1857-1934

Concerto for Violoncello and Orchestra in E Minor, Op. 85. Royal College of Music London MS 402. Facsimile. Introduction by Jonathan Del Mar; Foreword by Steven Isserlis.
Documenta Musicologica, II/36. Kassel, 2007. 25 x 34 cm, xix, 134 pp. Facsimile of the autograph score issued on the 150th anniversary of the composer’s birth. Reproduces Elgar’s numerous colored corrections and additions as well as preparations for the printed score and last minute changes. One of the great concertos of the cello repertoire, the work, composed shortly before the death of the composer’s wife in 1920 and in the aftermath of a ghastly war, is considered by many as his last masterpiece. Introduction in Eng-Ger. Handsome binding with torquise paper boards with reproduction of Cuno Amiet’s “The Cellist”. $120 (more info... ) [item no.8808]


FASCH, Johann Friedrich, 1688-1758

[Concerto, lute, strings, bc] Konzert D-Moll für Laute, Streicher und Basso Continuo. Faksimile nach dem Partiturautograph der Sächsischen Landesbibliothek Dresden. Mit einem Kommentar von Wolf Hobohm.
Musik der Dresdener Hofkapelle, 1. Leipzig, 1984. 23 x 36 cm, 9, 20 pp. Halftone of the autograph score. Wrappers. [item no.270]


FORSTER, Georg, c.1514-1568 [compiler]

[Teutsche Liedlein, part 1] Ein Außbund schöner teutscher Liedlein zu singen und auff allerley Instrumenten zu gebrauchen sonderlich ausserlesen. Nürmberg. Faksimile-Nachdruck mit freundlicher Genehmigung der Schermar’schen Bibliothek, Ulm.
Berlin, [1984]. Oblong, 21 x 15 cm, 4 partbooks, c.250 pp. Line-cut of the Nuremberg, 1552 edition in the original format. Hardbound in vellum paper, with matching slipcase. [item no.1299]


FRICK, Christoph, 1577-1640

Music-Büchlein oder nützlicher Bericht von dem Uhrsprunge, Gebrauche und Erhaltung christlicher Music und also von dem Lobe Gottes, welches die Christen verrichten sollen. Lüneburg 1631.
Leipzig, 1976. 10 x 16 cm, 383 pp. Line-cut. Linen. [item no.1300]


FROBERGER, Johann Jacob, 1616-1667

Toccatten, Suiten, Lamenti. The Manuscript SA 4450 from the Berlin Sing-Akademie zu Berlin. Facsimile and Transcription Edited by Peter Wollny and the Berlin Sing-Akademie zu Berlin.
Documenta Musicologica, II/31. Kassel, 2004. 25 x 35 cm, xxv, 75, 55 pp. Full-color reproduction of a contemporary ms copy, together with a new engraved edition. This ms resurfaced in 1999 and was returned to the archives of the Sing-Akademie in Berlin in 2001. It was probably prepared from autograph originals by the Hamburg organist Johann Kortkamp, ca.1665-1670 and contains a total of 21 authentic Froberger compositions (6 toccatas, 13 suites, 2 lamenti). Besides providing the first reliable readings for most of the works, it also contains titles, explanations (especially elucidating the piece with “26 numbered Passages”) and dedications that shed valuable light on Froberger’s life. Preface in Ger/Eng. Hardbound. $108 (more info... ) [item no.8447]


GLAREANUS, Henricus Loritus, 1488-1563

Auß Glareani Musick ein ußzug: mit verwillung und hilff Glareani, allen Christenl. Kirchen alt u. Götlich gsang zu lernen, auch zu verstan gantz nutzlich und denen zu hilff, so der mathematick und vyllicht der Latinischen sprach nitt gantz underricht. [Musikbibl. der Stadt Leipzig].
Leipzig/Kassel, 1975. 11 x 15 cm, 142 pp. Line-cut of the Heinrich Petri edition, Basel, 1559. Linen. [item no.2705]


HANDEL, George Frideric, 1685-1759

[Cantata, soprano, keyboard, HWV 97b] Crudel tiranno amor. Cantata con stromenti. Version for Voice and Keyboard Instrument HWV 97b. The Autograph Score Mus.ms. 4468, fols. 49r-54v, Preserved in the Bavarian State Library Munich. Facsimile and First Edition Edited by Berthold Over and the Bavarian State Library Munich, in Collaboration with the Editorial Staff of the Halle Handel Edition.
Documenta Musicologica, II/34. Kassel, 2006. Oblong, 4˚, iv, 12, 24 pp. Color facsimile of the recently rediscovered autograph fair copy. This exciting find was made in 2004 by Berthold Over and presents a different version of the aria arranged for solo soprano and realized keyboard (it was originally written for solo voice and orchestra). The three arias and two recitatives are transposed up one step from the orchestral version. The Munich autograph also has been given additional ornaments including numerous trills and slides in the vocal part. The new source is also very instructive for questions regarding performance practice, as Handel did not merely reduce the musical texture of the aria to an instrumental upper voice, vocal part, and bass, but the left hand of the keyboard part is often in two voices, whether in real two-part counterpoint or in doubled octaves. The autograph realization departs in several respects from realizations commonly used today, being very full in its sonority, and sometimes both the the right and left hands have to play multi-note chords. The realization—in the “full-voiced accompaniment”—makes no attempt to avoid doubled thirds or parallel fifths and octaves. Preface in Ger/Eng, together with practical edition. Hardbound. $63 (more info... ) [item no.8697]


[Cantata, solo voice, HWV 79] Diana Cacciatrice. Cantate a voce sola con stromenti (HWV 79). Faksimile nach dem Partiturautograph Händels aus dem Bestand der Deutschen Staatsbibliothek Berlin und der Gesellschaft der Musikfreunde Wien. Mit einer Einführung von Bernd Baselt und einem Geleitwort von Otto Biba und Wolfgang Goldhan.
Leipzig, 1985. Oblong, 28 x 22 cm, 8, 16 pp. Halftone. Wrappers. $58 [item no.310]


[Messiah, oratorio, HWV 56, autograph] Messiah HWV 56. Autograph. The British Library London. Commentary by / Kommentar von Donald Burrows.
Documenta Musicologica, II/40. Kassel, 2008. 4°, viii, 284, 56 pp. Full-color facsimile edition of the autograph score, issued on the occasion of the 250th anniversary of the composer's death. Commentary in Eng-Ger-Jap. Handsome bibliophile binding with linen spine and decorative paper boards. Special OMI price. $535 (more info... ) [item no.8998]


[Musick for the Royal Fireworks, orch, HWV 351; Concerti, orch, HWV 335a & 335b] The Musick for the Royal Fireworks / Feuerwerksmusik, HWV 351. Concerti HWV 335a & 335b. British Library Manuscript R.M. 20.g.7. Facsimile. Introduction and Commentary by Christoher Hogwood / Eingeleitet und kommentiert von Christopher Hogwood.
Documenta Musicologica, II/32. Kassel, 2004. 4˚, 26, 70 pp. Handel's great outdoor piece for strings and wind band. Halftone of the 1749 autograph score, composed for the celebration of the Treaty of Aix-la-Chapelle. The overture is the longest single instrumental movement that Handel wrote and is scored for tpt 1-3 (x3), hn 1-3 (x3), ob 1-3 (x12, x8, x4), bsn 1-2 (x8, x4), timp (3 pairs), & bc. The manuscript also includes 2 concerti, HWV 335a and 335b, intended as interludes during oratorio performances, scored for strings, 2 ob, 2 tpt (only HWV 335a), 4 hn, bsn, timp, & bc (organ). This is a fascinating score, in Handel’s forceful script, showing his erasures by smudging, his clarifications by writing note letters over a correction, and his normal abbreviations for colla parte using custodes. The manuscript also bears evidence of arguments over scoring that went on with the civil servants organizing the spectacle. Preface in Ger/Eng. Hardbound. $65 (more info... ) [item no.8448]


[Baselt, Bernd] Händel-Handbuch, Band 1. Lebens- und Schaffendaten zusammengestellt von Siegfried Flesch. Thematisch-systematisches Verzeichnis: Bühnenwerke von Bernd Baselt.
Kassel, 1978. 20 x 28 cm, 540 pp. The definitive thematic catalog of Handel’s works by chronological order. Excellent tool for source studies with important information on the autograph (or ms copies), first editions, etc. Linen. [item no.4142]


[Baselt, Bernd] Händel-Handbuch, Band 2. Thematisch-systematisches Verzeichnis: Oratorische Werke, Vokale Kammermusik, Kirchenmusik von Bernd Baselt.
Kassel, 1984. 20 x 28 cm, 800 pp. Linen. [item no.4143]


[Baselt, Bernd] Händel-Handbuch, Band 3. Thematisch-systematisches Verzeichnis: Instrumentalmusik: Pasticci und Fragmente von Bernd Baselt.
Kassel, 1986. 20 x 28 cm, 442 pp. Linen. $192 [item no.4144]


[Baselt, Bernd] Händel-Handbuch, Band 4. Thematisch-systematisches Verzeichnis: Dokumente zu Leben und Schaffen.
Kassel. 20 x 28 cm. Linen. $168 [item no.6660]


(Mann, Alfred) Aufzeichnungen zur Kompositionslehre aus den Handschriften im Fitzwilliam Museum Cambridge. Herausgegeben von Alfred Mann.
Hallische Händel-Ausgabe, Supplement 1. Kassel, 1978. 100 pp. Numerous halftone reproductions from mss and documents. $106 [item no.318]


HASSE, Johann Adolph, 1699-1783

Don Tabarrano. Intermezzo comico per musica. (Zweite Fassung). Faksimile nach dem Partiturautograph der Deutschen Staatsbibliothek Berlin. Mit einem Kommentar von Ortrun Landmann.
Musik der Dresdener Hofkapelle, 6. Leipzig, 1983. Oblong, 33 x 25 cm, 9, 84 pp. 2-color halftone of the autograph score. Wrappers. [item no.322]


HAYDN, Franz Joseph, 1732-1809

(Somfai, László) Joseph Haydn: Sein Leben in zeitgenössischen Bildern. Gesammelt, erläutert und mit einer ikonographie der authentischen Haydn-Bildnisse versehen von László Somfai.
Kassel, 1966. 20 x 29 cm, 247, with numerous illus pp. Hundreds of facsimiles of documents, letters, musical autographs and contemporary reports. Profusely documented. Includes 35 contemporary portraits. Linen. $54 [item no.2051]


HEINICHEN, Johann David, 1683-1729

Neu erfundene und Gründliche Anweisung zu vollkommener Erlesung des General-Basses.
Documenta Musicologica, I/40. Kassel, 1999. 8º, Line-cut of the Hamburg, 1711 edition. Introduction in Ger-Eng-Fr. Hardbound. $70 [item no.7874]


HOTTETERRE, Jacques Martin, 1674-1763

[Method, flute, recorder, oboe] Principes de la flûte traversière ou flute d’allemagne, de la flûte à bec ou flûte douce, et du haut-bois par le Sieur Hotteterre-le Romain. Deutsche Übertragung von Hans Joachim Hellwig.
Kassel, 1941 12 x 19 cm, 51, 48 & 5 foldouts pp. Line-cut of the Amsterdam, 1710 edition, together with a complete translation and afterword in German. Wrappers. [item no.4611]


[Method, flute, recorder, oboe] Principes de la flûte traversière ou flute d’allemagne, de la flûte à bec ou flûte douce, et du haut-bois par le Sieur Hotteterre-le Romain. Deutsche Übertragung von Hans Joachim Hellwig.
Documenta Musicologica, I/34. Kassel, 2/ 1965. 12 x 19 cm, 51, 48 & 5 foldouts pp. Line-cut of the Amsterdam, 1710 edition, together with a complete translation and afterword in German. Wrappers. $31 [item no.777]


[Method, flute, recorder, oboe] Principes de la flûte. Reprint der Amsterdamer Ausgabe von 1728. Mit deutscher Übersetzung von Hans Joachim Hellwig und einer Einleitung von Vera Funk.
Kassel, 1998. 12 x 19 cm, xii, 55, 52 pp. Line-cut of the Amsterdam, 1728 edition, together with a complete translation and afterword in German. Wrappers. $16 [item no.8322]


KLUG, Joseph, fl.1530-1540 [publisher]

Das Klug’sche Gesangbuch 1533 nach dem einzigen erhaltenen Exemplar der Lutherhalle zu Wittenberg ergänzt und herausgegeben von Konrad Ameln.
Documenta Musicologica, I/35. Kassel, 3/ 1983. 8 x 11 cm, 375, 36 pp. Line-cut of the Wittenburg, 1533 edition (an earlier edition of 1529 has not survived). Edited by Luther himself, the collection contains 50 lieder, attesting to the rapidly growing Lutheran song repertoire by the third decade of the 16th c. Coverboardsin vellum paper, in slipcase. [item no.1302]


KOCH, Heinrich Christoph, 1749-1816

Musikalisches Lexikon (Frankfurt am Main 1802). Herausgeben von Nicole Schwindt.
Kassel, 2000. 12º, 929 pp. Line-cut of the Frankfurt, 1802 edition. Wrappers. $68 [item no.7936]


LE BLANC, Hubert, 18th c.

Die Verteidigung der Viola da gamba gegen die Angriffe der Violine und die Anmaßung des Violoncells. Herausgegeben von Walter Lipphardt.
Kassel. Line-cut of the Amsterdam, 1740 edition. [item no.1212]


LEISENTRIT, Johann, 1527-1586 [compiler]

Johann Leisentrit. Gesangbuch von 1567. Faksimileausgabe mit einem Nachwort von Walther Lipphardt.
Kassel, 1966. 11 x 16 cm, 832, with 81 woodcuts, xxxix pp. Line-cut of the Bautzen edition. Important Catholic songbook with 223 texts and 152 melodies for “Predigt, Messe & häuslichen Gebrauch”. Leisentrit, Cathedral decon and controversial writer, drew a large portion of these pieces from Vehe’s New Gesangbüchlin and Christophorus Hecyrus, establishing a model for many later songbooks. Beautiful binding in decorative paper with stampings in red and gold. [item no.1303]


L’ESTOCART, Paschal de, fl.1580-1590

Les cent cinquante pseaumes de David mis en rime françoise par Clément Marot et Théodore de Besze et mis en musique à quatre, cinque, six, sept et huit parties.
Documenta Musicologica, I/7. Kassel, 1954. 5 partbooks. Line-cut. 5 partbooks in cassette. [item no.2854]


LUTHER, Martin, 1483-1546

Das Achtliederbuch vom Jahre 1523/24. Originalgetreuer Faksimiledruck auf Bütten mit einem Nachwort herausgegeben von Kurt Ameln.
Kassel, 1957. 8º, 24 pp. Line-cut of the Jobst Gutknecht edition, Nuremberg. The first of the four important Lutheran songbooks issued in 1524 with tunes printed in woodblock. The work must have been prepared somewhat in haste (a part of the full title is erroneous); it consists of an uncritical printing of single Magdeburg lieder, including their accompanied theological commentaries and datings. Four of the songs are by Luther, three by Speratus, and one is anonymous. Wrappers. [item no.1294]


Deutsche Messe 1526. Mit einem Geleitwort herausgegeben von Johannes Wolf.
Veröffentlichungen der Musik-Bibliothek Paul Hirsch, 11. Kassel, 1934. 15 x 21 cm, vii, 50 pp. Line-cut of the Michael Lotter edition. Luther’s famous precepts for the order and performance of the Mass in the German language. Luther collaborated with Johan Walter for the musical portion of the Mass. Coverboards in paper. [item no.3377]


[Geystliche Lieder] Babstsches Gesangbuch von 1545. Geystliche Lieder. Mit einer newen Vorrhede D. Mart. Luth. Gedruckt zu Leipzig durch Valentin Babst in der Ritterstrassen. M.D. XL. V. Nachwort von Konrad Ameln.
Kassel, 1929. 8º, 560 pp. Line-cut. Contains 128 lieder, most of them by Luther himself. Documents the rapid development of the Lutheran song repertoire. One of the handsomest little woodblock books from the 16th c. with the tunes and text of each page enclosed in ornamental borders. Protective slipcase. [item no.3480]


MAIER, Michael, 1568-1622

Atalanta fugiens, hoc est, emblemata nova de secretis naturae chymica. Authore Michaele Majero. Faksimile-Druck der Oppenheimer Originalausgabe von 1618 mit 52 Stichen von Matthaeus Merian d. Ä. Herausgegeben von Lucas Heinrich Wüthruch.
Kassel, 1964. 16 x 21 cm, 214; 17 pp. Line-cut of Maier’s masterwork on alchemy with landscape and city scenes by Matthaeus Merian the Elder, one of the greatest illustrators of the period. 50 settings in imitative style consisting of a cantus firmus, the “atalanta fugiens” and the “hippomenes fugiens”, all which unfold with a playful intellectual quality. Hardbound. Rare. [item no.1304]


MAJER, Joseph Friedrich Bernhard Caspar, 1689-1768

Museum musicum theoretico practicum. Faksimile-Neudruck herausgegeben von Heinz Becker.
Documenta Musicologica, I/8. Kassel, 1954. Oblong, 21 x 17 cm, 124, ii pp. Halftone of the 1732 edition. Fascinating treatment of music theory, including 10 woodcuts of instruments and a glossary of musical terms taken from Greek, Latin, Italian and French. Hardbound. $55 [item no.2853]


MARPURG, Friedrich Wilhelm, 1718-1795

Anleitung zur Musik überhaupt und zur Singkunst besonders, mit Übungsexempeln erläutert und den berühmten Herren Musikdirect, und Contoribus Deutschlands zugeeignet.
Leipzig, 1975. 8º, 171 pp. Line-cut of the Leipzig, 1763 edition. Linen. [item no.2945]


MARTINEZ DE BIZCARGUI, Gonzalo, 15-16th c.

Arte de canto llano y contrapunto y canto de órgano con proporciones y modos.
[Kassel], n.d. 10 x 14 cm, 161 pp. Line-cut of the considerably expanded Zaragoza, 1541 edition. This popular manual went through no less than 15 editions. Wrappers. [item no.3840]


MATTHESON, Johann, 1681-1764

Grundlage einer Ehrenpforte. Komponisten, Musikgelehre, Tonkünstler.
Kassel, 1994. 8º, 540 pp. (Rpt. of Berlin, 1910 edition). Linen. [item no.5876]


Der vollkommene Kapellmeister, 1739. Faksimile-Nachdruck herausgegeben von Margarete Reimann.
Documenta Musicologica, I/5. Kassel, 5/ 1991. 14 x 23 cm, 534, ii pp. Line-cut of the Hamburg, 1739 edition. Sets forth the precepts and knowledge necessary for an 18th-c. director of a musical organization. Afterword in Ger. Coverboards in decorative paper. $85 [item no.2850]


MENDELSSOHN-BARTHOLDY, Felix, 1809-1847

[Overture, A Midsummers Night’s Dream, op.21] Ein Sommernachtstraum. Ouvertüre op.21. Autograph, Biblioteka Jagiellońska, Kraków. Commentary by / Kommentar von Friedhelm Krummacher.
Documenta Musicologica, II/41. Kassel, 2009. 27 x 37 cm, xiii, 60, 57 pp. Full-color facsimile of the elegant fair copy autograph score (formerly Deutsche Staatsbibliothek, Mus. ms. autogr. Mendelssohn 21), and monochrome reproduction of a fragmentary autograph score (Bodleian Library, Ms. Deneke-Mendelssohn B 5)—the only surviving sources of the overture. This work of youthful genius was written in 1826 during a carefree summer spent at the summer house among his siblings at a time when the composer became immersed in the works of Shakespeare through Schegel and Tieck translations. An enchanted night, virtually fragrant dreams, floating fairies—the sensory associations evoked and fashioned by the music of Mendelssohn’s overture A Midsummer Night’s Dream are almost inexhaustible. This is without doubt Mendelssohn’s most popular concert overture. The score is innovative as well, for example, in the ordering in the instruments—proceeding woodwinds, percussion, strings, with the bass fiddle at the bottom—, though peculiar for the time, coincides with modern accepted convention. The autograph score also calls for the rare "corno inglese di basso", usually substituted by the ophecleide, bass bassoon or bass trombone. Handsome bibliophile edition issued on the occasion of the 200th anniversary of the composer's birth. Handsome binding with decorative paper boards, burgundy linen spine, and pasted title etikette. Commentary in Eng-Ger-Jap. Special OMI price. $440 (more info... ) [item no.9033]


[Correspondence, complete] Felix Mendelssohn. Sämtliche Briefe. Band 1: 1816 bis Juni 1830. Herausgegeben und kommentiert von Juliette Appold und Regina Back.
Kassel, 2008. 15 x 23 cm, 764 pp. New complete edition of the letters based on the collection compiled by Rudolf Elvers. Hardbound in green linen with signature of the composer embossed on cover. Only available as 12-vol set. $199 [item no.6738]


[Correspondence, complete] Felix Mendelssohn. Sämtliche Briefe. Band 2: Juli 1830 bis Juli 1832. Herausgegeben und kommentiert von Anja Morgenstein und Uta Wald.
Kassel, 2009. 15 x 23 cm, 788 pp. New complete edition of the letters based on the collection compiled by Rudolf Elvers. Hardbound in green linen with signature of the composer embossed on cover. Only available as 12-vol set. $199 [item no.6861]


[Correspondence, complete] Felix Mendelssohn. Sämtliche Briefe. Band 3: August 1832 bis Juli 1834. Herausgegeben und kommentiert von Uta Wald unter Mitarbeit von Juliane Baumgart-Streibert.
Kassel, 2010. 15 x 23 cm, 808 pp. New complete edition of the letters based on the collection compiled by Rudolf Elvers. Hardbound in green linen with signature of the composer embossed on cover. Only available as 12-vol set. $199 [item no.6890]


[Correspondence, complete] Felix Mendelssohn. Sämtliche Briefe. Band 4: August 1834 bis Juni 1836. Herausgegeben und kommentiert von Lucian Schiwietz und Sebastian Schmideler.
Kassel, 2011. 15 x 23 cm, 751 pp. New complete edition of the letters based on the collection compiled by Rudolf Elvers. Hardbound in green linen with signature of the composer embossed on cover. Only available as 12-vol set. $199 [item no.6906]


[Correspondence, complete] Felix Mendelssohn. Sämtliche Briefe. Band 5: Juli 1836 bis Januar 1838. Herausgegeben und kommentiert von Uta Wald unter Mitarbeit von Thomas Kauba.
Kassel, 2011. 15 x 23 cm, 741 pp. New complete edition of the letters based on the collection compiled by Rudolf Elvers. Hardbound in green linen with signature of the composer embossed on cover. Only available as 12-vol set. $199 [item no.6947]


[Correspondence, complete] Felix Mendelssohn. Sämtliche Briefe. Band 6: Februar 1838 bis September 1839. Herausgegeben und kommentiert von Kadja Grönke und Alexander Staub.
Kassel, 2011. 15 x 23 cm, 741 pp. New complete edition of the letters based on the collection compiled by Rudolf Elvers. Hardbound in green linen with signature of the composer embossed on cover. Only available as 12-vol set. $199 [item no.6948]


[Correspondence, complete] Felix Mendelssohn. Sämtliche Briefe. Band 7: Oktober 1839 bis Februar 1841. Herausgegeben und kommentiert von Ingrid Jach und Lucian Schiwietz unter Mitarbeit von Benedikt Leßmann und Wolfgang Seifert.
Kassel, 2013. 15 x 23 cm, 813 pp. New complete edition of the letters based on the collection compiled by Rudolf Elvers. Hardbound in green linen with signature of the composer embossed on cover. Only available as 12-vol set. $199 [item no.6754]


[Correspondence, complete] Felix Mendelssohn. Sämtliche Briefe. Band 8: März 1841 bis August 1842. Herausgegeben und kommentiert und Susanne Tomkoviç, Christoph Koop und Sebastian Schmideler.
Kassel, 2013. 15 x 23 cm, 820 pp. New complete edition of the letters based on the collection compiled by Rudolf Elvers. Hardbound in green linen with signature of the composer embossed on cover. Only available as 12-vol set. $199 [item no.6755]


[Correspondence, complete] Felix Mendelssohn. Sämtliche Briefe. Band 9: September 1842 bis Dezember 1843. Herausgegeben und kommentiert von Stefan Münnich, Lucian Schiwietz und Uta Wald unter Mitarbeit von Ingrid Jach.
Kassel, 2015. 15 x 23 cm, 837 pp. New complete edition of the letters based on the collection compiled by Rudolf Elvers. Hardbound in green linen with signature of the composer embossed on cover. Only available as 12-vol set. $179 [item no.6787]


[Correspondence, complete] Felix Mendelssohn. Sämtliche Briefe. Band 10: Januar 1844 bis Juni 1845. Herausgegeben und kommentiert von Uta Wald.
Kassel, 2016. 15 x 23 cm, 970 pp. New complete edition of the letters based on the collection compiled by Rudolf Elvers. Hardbound in green linen with signature of the composer embossed on cover. Only available as 12-vol set. $179 [item no.6802]


[Correspondence, complete] Felix Mendelssohn. Sämtliche Briefe. Band 11: Juili 1845 bis Januar 1847. Herausgegeben und kommentiert von Susanne Tomkovič, Christoph Koop, Janina Müller und Mitabeit von Uta Wald.
Kassel, 2016. 15 x 23 cm, 838 pp. New complete edition of the letters based on the collection compiled by Rudolf Elvers. Hardbound in green linen with signature of the composer embossed on cover. Only available as 12-vol set. $185 [item no.6807]


[Correspondence, complete] Felix Mendelssohn. Sämtliche Briefe. Band 12: Februar 1847 bis November 1847. Herausgegeben und kommentiert von Stefan Münnich, Lucian Schiwietz und Uta Wald.
Kassel, 2017. 15 x 23 cm, 632 pp. New complete edition of the letters based on the collection compiled by Rudolf Elvers. Hardbound in green linen with signature of the composer embossed on cover. Only available as 12-vol set. $188 [item no.6812]


[Correspondence, complete] Felix Mendelssohn. Sämtliche Briefe. Bände 1-12 CD-ROM.
Kassel, 2017. 1 CD ROM. The complete printed edition, vols 1-12, of the Mendelssohn letters in searchable CD-ROM format. $248 [item no.6813]


MONTEVERDI, Claudio, 1567-1643

[L’Orfeo, 1609 ed.] L’Orfeo. Favola in musica. Reprint of the First Edition of the Score, Venice 1609 and of Act V of the Mantua Libretto from 1607. With an Introduction by Wolfgang Osthoff. [Bibl. Estense Univ., Modena; Herzog August Bibliothek, Wolfenbüttel].
Documenta Musicologica, I/39. Kassel, 1998. 25 x 32 cm, xvi, 112 pp. Halftone of the Ricciardo Amadino print (Venice, 1609), and Act V of the libretto. The edition is remarkable for a number of reasons. For one, it is an unusual presentation of the music—in score—not altogether unknown, but relatively rare at this date, where the music centers on harmony and the basso continuo. Secondly, the print is a “commemorative” or “souvenir” edition”; the title page states that it was first performed “in Mantua l’anno 1607”, taking place under the protection of Prince Francesco Gonzaga in the “Academia degl’Invaghiti”. Several annotations in the score, usually in past tense, underline this peculiar aspect: “this chorus was accompanied by ...”, “this dance number was sung to the accompaniment...”, this ritornello was played...”, etc. Preface (Ger-Eng), including a detailed critical apparatus, by one of the great Monteverdi specialists. Hardbound with reproduction of the composer’s portrait on the front cover. $58 (more info... ) [item no.7625]


MOZART, Leopold, 1719-1787

[Method, violin] Versuch einer gründlichen Violinschule. Reprint der 1. Auflage 1756. Herausgegeben und mit einem Kommentar versehen von Greta Moens-Haenen.
Kassel, 1995. 12˚, 321 pp. Line-cut in reduced format of the author’s edition, Augsburg, 1756. Wrappers $22 [item no.8323]


MOZART, Wolfgang Amadeus, 1756-1791

[Aria, soprano, orch, K.528] “Bella mia fiamma”–“Resta, o cara”. Rezitativ und Arie für Sopran und Orchester KV 528. Faksimile-Nachdruck der autographen Partitur mit einem Geleitwort von Nikolaus Harnoncourt. Einführung von Hans-Günther Klein. [Staatsbibl. Preuß. Kulturbesitz, Berlin].
Documenta Musicologica, II/21. Kassel, 1989. Oblong, 33 x 24 cm, 24, 16 pp. Halftone of the autograph score signed “Praga li 3 di Nove / 1787”. Written for the soprano Josefa Duschek, a friend of the composer. Scored for strings, flute, oboes, & horns. Helmut Hell has established that the text was drawn from a festa teatrale, Cerere placta (1772), by Niccolò Jommelli. Afterword in Ger-Eng. Coverboards in laid paper. [item no.1667]


[Aria, tenor, orch, K.431] “Misero! O sogno!”–“Aura, che intorno spiri”. Arie für Tenor und Orchester KV 431(425b). Faksimile der autographen Partitur mit einem Geleitwort von Nikolaus Harnoncourt und einer Einführung von J. Rigbie Turner. [Pierpont Morgan Library, New York].
Documenta Musicologica, II/22. Kassel, 1988. Oblong, 33 x 24 cm, 32, xiii pp. Halftone of the autograph score. This popular concert aria is believed to have been first performed in a concert organized by Mozart himself in 1783. Although the author of the text is unknown, it seems that it may have formed part of an opera seria. Afterword in Ger-Eng. Coverboards in laid paper. $56 [item no.1668]


[Magic Flute, K.620] Die Zauberflöte. Eine deutsche Oper in zwei Aufzügen. Text von Emanuel Schikaneder. KV 620. Faksimile der autographen Partitur. Herausgegeben von Karl-Heinz Köhler. [Ms. Deutsche Staatsbibl. Berlin].
Documenta Musicologica, II/7. Leipzig/Kassel, 1979. 33 x 26 cm, 454 pp. 3-color halftone of the autograph score. Separate commentary booklet in Ger-Fr-Eng. Linen, with slipcase in decorative paper. [item no.444]


[Magic Flute, selection, K.620] Die Zauberflöte Aria: “Ein Mädchen oder Weibchen wünscht Papageno sich”. Faksimile und Klavierauszug. Nachwort von Silke Leopold. [Staatsbibliothek Preußischer Kulturbesitz, Berlin, Mus. ms. autogr. W.A. Mozart 620].
Kassel, 2005. Oblong, 4°, 36 pp. 4-color halftone facsimile of the autograph score (fols. 157-160 of the opera), one of the best known arias in the history of music. Together with modern edition in vocal score format. The opera owes its success in no small part to the role of Papageno, a mixture of buffoon and harlequin, of mythical beast and child of nature, uniting many theatrical traditions: the wily servant and fool of the commedia dell’arte, Prince Tamino and his grudging servant, Papageno the Bird-Catcher, are the same pairing opposites as Don Giovanni and Leporello, etc. Schikaneder actually wrote the part of the Bird-Catcher to showcase his own talents. Mozart captures a humorous account of a performance of the work at the Freihaus-Theater in a letter to Constanze, dated 9 Oct. 1791: “During Papageno’s aria with the glockenspiel I went behind the stage, as I felt a sort of impulse today to play it myself. Well, just for fun, at the point where Schikaneder has a pause, I played an arpeggio. He was startled, looked into the wings and saw me. When he had his next pause, I played no arpeggio. This time he stopped and refused to go on. I guessed what he was thinking and again played a chord. He then struck the glockenspiel and said ‘Shut up’. Whereupon everyone laughed. I am inclined to think that this joke taught many of the audience for the first time that Papageno does not play the instrument himself.” Commentary in Ger-Eng-Jap. With attractive binding red linen. $32 (more info... ) [item no.8630]


[Mass, K.317, “Coronation”, C major] Missa in C, KV 317. Faksimile der autographen Partitur. Einführung: Ernst Hintermaier.
Documenta Musicologica, II/30. Kassel, 1998. Oblong, 25 x 20 cm, 116, 12 pp. Full-color facsimile of the autograph score. Cloth. [item no.3953]


[Mass, K.427/417a, C minor] Messe c-moll KV 427 (417a). Faksimile der autographen Partitur. [Ms. Deutsche Staatsbibl. Berlin].
Documenta Musicologica, II/9. Kassel, 1983. Oblong, 33 x 25 cm, 146, vi pp. 2-color halftone of the autograph score dating from 1783. Afterword in Ger by Karl-Heinz Köhler. Linen. Slipcase in marbled paper. [item no.441]


[Requiem mass, K.626] Requiem. Vollständige farbige Faksimile-Ausgabe im Originalformat der 2-teiligen Handschrift Mus. Hs. 17.561 aus dem Besitz der Österreichischen Nationalbibliothek. Herausgegeben und kommentiert von Günther Brosche.
Documenta Musicologica, II/27 = Musica Manuscripta, VI. Graz & Kassel, 1990. Oblong, 35 x 26 cm, 3 vols, 200, 40 pp. First complete facsimile of the autograph parts and sketches with the finishing work of Süßmayr and others. 3 volumes, 2 of autographs plus commentary in Eng-Ger by Günter Brosche. Superb 4-color halftone in the original format. Wrappers in period design with slipcase in decorative paper. (more info... ) [item no.3657]


[Requiem mass, K.626] Requiem. Vollständige farbige Faksimile-Ausgabe im Originalformat der 2-teiligen Handschrift Mus. Hs. 17.561 aus dem Besitz der Österreichischen Nationalbibliothek. Herausgegeben und kommentiert von Günther Brosche.
Documenta Musicologica, II/27 & Musica Manuscripta, VI. Kassel/Graz, 1990. Oblong, 35 x 26 cm, 3 vols, 200, 40 pp. First complete facsimile of the autograph parts and sketches with the finishing work of Süßmayr and others. 3 volumes, 2 of autographs plus commentary in Eng-Ger by Günter Brosche. Superb 4-color halftone in the original format. Wrappers in period design with slipcase in decorative paper. [item no.3657]


[Requiem mass, K.626] Requiem. Vollständige farbige Faksimile-Ausgabe im Originalformat der 2-teiligen Handschrift Mus. Hs. 17.561 aus dem Besitz der Österreichischen Nationalbibliothek. Herausgegeben und kommentiert von Günther Brosche.
Graz & Kassel, 1990. Oblong, 35 x 26 cm, 40, 200 pp. Superb 4-color halftone in the original format. First complete facsimile of the autograph parts and sketches with the finishing work of Süßmayr and others. Commentary in Eng-Ger by Günter Brosche. Special edition produced for Philips Records with parts I and II of the MS and commentary bound into one volume. Hardbound with handsome red Efalin paper boards with gold lettering. $350 (more info... ) [item no.8974]


[Requiem mass, K.626] Requiem. K.626. Facsimile of the autograph score held in the Austrian National Library. With a commentary by Christoph Wolff and Günter Brosche.
Bärenreiter Facsimile, [10]. Kassel, 2015. Oblong, 35 x 26 cm, 40, 200 pp. New deluxe facsimile edition of the autograph parts and sketches with the finishing work of Süßmayr and others. Commentary in Eng-Ger by Christoph Wolff and Günter Brosche. Limited bibliophile edition produced on natural paper with individually trimmed pages. Quarter leather with decorative paper boards. $499 (more info... ) [item no.9414]


[Concerto, piano, orch, no.19, K.459] Klavierkonzert in F-Dur KV 459. Faksimile der autographen Partitur mit einem Geleitwort von Nikolaus Harnoncourt und einer Einführung von Rudolf Elvers. [Staatsbibliothek Preußischer Kulturbesitz, Berlin].
Documenta Musicologica, II/20. Kassel, 1988. Oblong, 33 x 24 cm, 91, x pp. Halftone of the autograph score. This was the sixth concerto for piano that Mozart composed in 1784. In its form and appearance this autograph is a good example of the composer’s first and final copy–there is no evidence of any intermediate stages. Afterword in Ger-Eng. Coverboards in laid paper. Rare. [item no.1669]


[Concerto, piano, orch, no.24, K.491] Piano Concerto in C minor K. 491. Facsimile of the Autograph Score in the Royal College of Music, London. With a commentary by Robert Levin.
Documenta Musicologica, II/48. Kassel, 2014. Oblong, 34 x 25 cm, 74, 40 pp. Beautiful color halftone of the autograph fair copy completed on March 24, 1786. In his fascinating preface Colin Lawson, Director of the Royal College of Music, describes the journey made by Mozart’s autograph following its sale in 1800 by Constanze, Mozart’s widow, to its eventual resting place in London where it is the jewel in the RCM’s extensive collection of historic manuscripts. The Piano Concerto in C minor K. 491 is one of Mozart’s greatest piano concertos not least because of the dramatic character of its minor key (it is one of only two piano concertos composed in minor keys). It also has the largest orchestra he ever used in a piano concerto and the only piano concerto to use both oboes and clarinets. Written in 1786 during a period of almost feverish activity, it was completed only 22 days after the A major concerto K. 488 and during composition of The Marriage of Figaro. The autograph is exceptional in that Mozart records sketches that he later enlarged and extensively revised for the score thus allowing us an insight into his creative process. Mozart’s work appears here for the first time in a color facsimile, making it possible to easily recognize the contrasting colors of ink. The renowned Mozart scholar and pianist Robert Levin has written an illuminating commentary. He explains Mozart’s method of composition and guides the reader page by page through the autograph. This high-quality facsimile truly is a fascinating insight into Mozart’s art of composition. Hardbound with linen spine and decorative paper boards. $248 (more info... ) [item no.9359]


[Concerto, piano, orch, no.27, K.595] Klavierkonzert in B-dur KV 595. Faksimile der autographen Partitur mit einem Geleitwort von Nikolaus Harnoncourt und einer Einführung von Wolfgang Rehm. [Biblioteka Jagiellońska, Krakow].
Documenta Musicologica, II/23. Kassel, 1989. Oblong, 33 x 25 cm, 103, 11 pp. Halftone of the autograph score of Mozart’s last piano concerto, together with the original cadenzas to the first and third movements and the lead-in to the first fermata in the last movement. Afterword in Ger-Eng. Coverboards in decorative paper. [item no.3046]


[Fantasy & sonata, piano, K.475/457, autogr.] Fantasie und Sonate c-Moll für Klavier, KV 475 + 457. Faksimile nach dem Autograph in der Bibliotheca Mozartiana Salzburg. Einführung von Wolfgang Plath und Wolfgang Rehm. Compact Disc: Fantasie und Sonate c-Moll gespielt von Alfred Brendel.
Kassel, 1991. Oblong, 34 x 25 cm, 18, 12 pp. Full-color halftone of the autograph in the original loose bifolio format. “Re-discovered” in the vault of the Eastern Baptist Theological Seminary in the summer of 1990, this precious manuscript is now at the Mozarteum in Salzburg. Mozart originally conceived the close of the sonata-rondo finale as a 3-bar cadence following bar 300 before he opted for the longer, more striking final version. This and a number of other corrections suggest that the manuscript is a “working” copy. A comparison of this source with the printed version of 1785 offers a whole host of discrepancies, a gold mine for students of the composer’s compositional process. Comes with CD recording featuring pianist Alfred Brendel. Handsome portfolio in laid paper with pasted and embossed label. (more info... ) [item no.4160]


[Quartet, piano, vln, vla & vc, K.478, G minor] Quartett in g für Klavier, Violine, Viola und Violoncello KV 478. Faksimile nach dem Autograph im Museum der Chopin-Gesellschaft in Warschau. Mit einer Einführung von Faye Ferguson.
Kassel, 1991. Oblong, 34 x 25 cm, 14, 40 pp. Halftone of the autograph score dated 16 October 1785. The instrumental force called for here—cembalo (fortepiano), violin, viola, and violoncello—was practically a novelty at that time. The manuscript shows a visible alteration in the viola part from a treble clef to an alto clef at the beginning of the first, second and third movements, suggesting that Mozart first thought of scoring the work with two violins. In any case the viola voice adds a wonderful sonorous element that Mozart exploits. Preface in Ger-Pol-Eng. Handsome binding with green laid paper boards and embossed label. (more info... ) [item no.4161]


[Serenade, strg orch, “Eine kleine Nachtmusik” K.525] Eine kleine Nachtmusik 1787. Faksimile der Original-Handschrift herausgegeben von Manfred Gorke. [Ms. Dr. Arthur Wilhelm Collection, Switzerland].
Kassel, 1955. Oblong, 33 x 25 cm, 14, 5 pp. Beautiful halftone of the autograph score. Afterword in Ger. Coverboards in decorative paper with vellum tips and title embossed in gold on leather medallion. $125 [item no.455]


[Serenade, strg orch, “Eine kleine Nachtmusik” K.525] Eine kleine Nachtmusik. Serenade in G-Dur KV 525. Faksimile der autographen Partitur. Einführung von Wolfgang Rehm. [Ms. Dr. Arthur Wilhelm Collection, Switzerland].
Documenta Musicologica, II/26. Kassel, 1989. Oblong, 33 x 25 cm, 14, 5 pp. (Rpt. of Cassel, 1955 edition). Halftone, with new introduction in Ger-Eng-Fr. Coverboards in paper. $75 [item no.3645]


[Serenade, strg orch, “Eine kleine Nachtmusik” K.525] Eine kleine Nachtmusik KV 525. Introduction / Einführung: Wolfgang Rehm.
Documenta Musicologica, II/46. Kassel, 2013. Oblong, 34 x 25 cm, 14, 24 pp. New color facsimile of the autograph score in its original loose bifolio and folio format. Afterword in Eng-Ger. Limited bibliophile edition with beautiful clam shell case covered in moire fabric. $239 (more info... ) [item no.9331]


[Symphony, no.41, “Jupiter”, K.551] Sinfonie in C KV 551 (“Jupiter-Sinfonie”). Faksimile der autographen Partitur herausgegeben von Karl-Heinz Köhler. [Ms. Deutsche Staatsbibl. Berlin].
Documenta Musicologica, II/8. Kassel, 1978. Oblong, 33 x 25 cm, 28 (booklet), 103 pp. Beautiful 3-color collotype issued on the occasion of the return of the ms to the Deutsche Staatsbibliothek in 1977. Commentary in Ger-Eng-Fr. Linen. $175 (more info... ) [item no.471]


[Symphony, no.41, “Jupiter”, K.551] Sinfonie in C KV 551, “Jupiter”. Ulrich Konrad Commentary. [Ms. Deutsche Staatsbibl. Berlin].
Bärenreiter Facsimile, [1]. Kassel, 2005. Oblong, 33 x 25 cm, 103, 64 pp. Beautiful full-color halftone reproduction of the autograph score based on newly commissioned photographs. This new edition greatly improves the readability of many faint passages in the original, which, over the years have faded and lost their legibility. At the same time this greater fidelity allows one to see different copying “layers” based on different intensities of the ink (for example, Mozart often copies the highest and lowest parts first, then later fills in the inner parts). Commentary in Eng-Ger-Jap. Handsome bibliophile edition printed on deckel-edged laid paper. Quarter linen, decorative paper boards and embossed/pasted title etikette. Inaugurates the new high-quality facsimile series “Bärenreiter Facsimile”. (more info... ) [item no.8611]


Skizzen und Entwürfe herausgegeben von Ulrich Konrad.
Supplement zur Neuen Mozart Ausgabe, X/30/3. Kassel, 1997. Oblong, 4º, 192, c.145 pp. A rare opportunity to enter the “workshop” of Mozart. Virtually every sketch and draft that has survived—192 pages—has been assembled and collated in chronological order for this superb facsimile edition reproduced in full color. Like Band 44 of the Bachgesellschaft edition which contained only reproductions of Bach manuscripts, this publication marks the culmination of the Neue Mozart Edition. The facsimiles are accompanied by careful transcriptions and critical commentary (Ger), making them accessible to both layman and specialist. Deluxe edition with clamshell case covered in burgundy linen and titles in gold lettering. An indispensable resource for any Mozart enthusiast. $395 (more info... ) [item no.7487]


Wasserzeichen-Katalog von Alan Tyson. Textband; Abbildungen.
Supplement zur Neuen Mozart Ausgabe, X/33/2. Kassel, 1992. Oblong & upright, 4º, 2 vols, xix, 68, 221 pp. Tyson’s magisterial study of watermarks in Mozart manuscripts, enabling scholars to establish rough dating for Mozart compositions. Hardbound, in linen. $292 [item no.9181]


Barbara Ployers und Franz Jakob Freystädtlers Theorie- und Kompositionsstudien bei Mozart. Vorgelegt von Hellmut Federhofer und Alfred Mann.
Supplement zur Neuen Mozart Ausgabe, X/30/2. Kassel, 1989. Oblong, 4º, xvi, 160, 50 pp. Facsimile of the exercises of two of Mozart’s composition students, Barbara Ployer and Franz Jakob Freystädtler (resp. Österreichischen Nationalbibl. Wien, Cod. 17.559 and Bibl. der Internationalen Stiftung Mozarteum, Salzburg, Ms. Freystädtler). Both mss contain a substantial amount of material in Mozart’s hand and provide a facsinating glimpse into the teaching of composition of the time. Linen, with commentary in wrappers. $155 [item no.7706]


[Correspondence, collected, modern edition] Briefe und Aufzeichnungen. Gesamtausgabe herausgegeben von der Internationalen Stiftung Mozarteum Salzburg, gesammelt und erläutert von Wilhelm A. Bauer und Otto Erich Deutsch.
Kassel, 1962-. 8º, 7 vols, 4411 pp. Complete critical edition in 4 volumes of all surviving Mozart letters and related correspondence. 3 volumes of comprehensive indices. Indispensable research tool. Linen. $550 [item no.5584]


[Correspondence, collected, modern edition] Briefe und Aufzeichnungen. Gesamtausgabe herausgegeben von der Internationalen Stiftung Mozarteum Salzburg, gesammelt von Wilhelm A. Bauer und Otto Erich Deutsch auf Grund deren vorarbeiten erläutert und durch ein Register erschlossen von Joseph Heinz Eibl. Band VIII. Einführung und Ergänzungen herausgegeben von Ulrich Konrad.
Kassel, 1962-. 8º, 157 pp. Additions to the original 7-volume “Briefe und Aufzeichnungen” (Kassel, 1962-). Linen. $49 [item no.6601]


[Correspondence, collected, modern edition] Briefe und Aufzeichnungen. Gesamtausgabe herausgegeben von der Internationalen Stiftung Mozarteum Salzburg, gesammelt von Wilhelm A. Bauer und Otto Erich Deutsch auf Grund deren vorarbeiten erläutert und durch ein Register erschlossen von Joseph Heinz Eibl. Einführung und Ergänzungen herausgegeben von Ulrich Konrad 8 Bände.
Kassel, 1962-. 8º, 8 vols, Paperback version of original 7-volume set of “Briefe und Aufzeichnungen” (Kassel, 1962-), plus an 8th “Ergänzungs” volume. $189 [item no.6611]


Deutsch, Otto Erich. Mozart und seine Welt in zeitgenössichen Bildern. Begründet von Maximilian Zenger, vorgelegt von Otto Erich Deutsch.
Supplement zur Neue Mozart Ausgabe, X/32. Kassel, 1961. 27 x 33 cm, xxvi, 404, with 656 illus pp. One of the greatest pictorial books ever produced on Mozart. Illustrations fully documented. In Ger-Eng. Half leather. [item no.473]


Schiedermair, Ludwig. Mozart’s Handschrift in zeitlich geordneten Nachbildungen.
Fürstliches Institut für Musikwissenschaftliche Forschung, Bückeburg, 1. Bückeburg, 1919. 16, 88 pp. [item no.2963]


Schlichtegroll, Friedrich. Mozarts Leben. Graz 1794. Faksimile-Nachdruck herausgegeben von Joseph Heinz Eibl.
Documenta Musicologica, I/32. Kassel, 1974. 12 x 18 cm, 32, iv pp. Line-cut of the Graz, 1794 edition, which itself was an unchanged re-issue of the Nekrolog auf das Jahr 1791 (Gotha 1793). Schlichtegroll based his biographical work on evidence from three sources: documents from Mozart’s sister Maria Anna, the recollections of Johann Andreas Schachtner set forth in a letter to Maria Anna, and, in the words Schlichtegroll, testimony of “those who knew him”. Afterword in Ger. Coverboards in vellum paper. $62 [item no.477]


[Verzeichnis / Thematic catalog] Eigenhändiges Werkverzeichnis. Faksimile. British Library Stefan Zweig Ms 63. Einführung und Übertragung von Albi Rosenthal und Alan Tyson.
Neue Ausgabe Sämtlicher Werke, X/33/1. Kassel, 1991. 18 x 25 cm, 57, 90 pp. Beautiful 2-color halftone of the autograph, issued on the occasion of the bicentennial of Mozart’s death. Mozart’s endearing “Verzeichnüß aller meiner Werke” compiled during his last years in Vienna, and according to Costanze always carried by him, includes date, name of the composition, instrumentation (if orchestral), names of the singers (if operatic), date of the first performance, dedication, and a musical incipit, usually in score form, on two staves. Includes new transcription with modern Köchel numbers provided in footnotes. Introduction in German. Full linen with dustjacket. $108 (more info... ) [item no.4359]


NICOLAI, Ernst Anton, 1722-1802

Die Verbindung der Musik mit der Artzneygelahrheit, 1745. Mit einem Nachwort von Christoph Schwabe. [Universitäts- & Landesbibliothek, Halle].
Bibliotheca Musica-Therapeutica, 2. Kassel, 1990. 12º, 70, xxi pp. Line-cut of the Halle, 1745 edition. Wrappers. [item no.4068]


NUCIUS, Johannes, c.1556-1620

Musices poeticae sive de compositione cantus praeceptiones absolutißime nunc primum.
Leipzig, 1976. 8º, 88 pp. Line-cut of the C. Scharffenberg edition, Neiße, 1613. Linen. $34 [item no.2947]


OLOF, Ephraim, 1685-1735

Polnische Liedergeschichte von polnischen Kirchen-Gesängen und derselben Dichtern und Übersetzung nebst einigen Anmerckungen aus der polnischen Kirchen- und Gelahrten- Geschichte.
Leipzig, 1976. 8º, c.620 pp. Line-cut of the Danzig, 1744 edition. Linen. [item no.2948]


OSWALD VON WOLKENSTEIN, c.1377-1445

“Frölich geschray so well wir machen”. Melodien und Texte ausgewählt, übertragen und erprobt von Johannes Heimrath und Michael Korth. Erläutert von Ulrich Müller und Lambertus Okken.
Kassel, 3/ 1988. 19 x 23 cm, 124, with numerous illus pp. Edition and commentary of 28 songs, together with a selection of halftones. Hardbound. $35 [item no.1419]


PANERAI, Vincenzio, 18th c.

Principj di musica teorico–pratici dell ab. Vincenzjo Paneraj, Professore di cimbalo e d’organo, Maestro di musica e di cappella Fiorentino.
[Kassel], [1967]. 20 x 28 cm, 12 pp. Line-cut of the R. Bonini and A.G. Pagani edition, Florence, c.1800. Wrappers. [item no.1947]


PONTIO, Pietro, 1532-1595

Ragionamenti di musica. Faksimile-Neudruck herausgegeben von Suzanne Clercx.
Documenta Musicologica, I/16. Kassel, 1959. 14 x 23 cm, ii, 168, iii pp. Line-cut of the Parma, 1588 edition. Afterword in Fr. Coverboards in decorative paper. $69 [item no.2856]


PRAETORIUS, Michael, 1571-1621

Syntagma musicum: Band I, Musicae artis analecta. Wittenberg 1614/15. Faksimile-Nachdruck herausgegeben von Wilibald Gurlitt.
Veröffentlichung des Deutschen Orgelrates, 1. Kassel, 1929. 17 x 24 cm, 537, 30, ii pp. Line-cut. The most monumental encyclopedia of musical knowledge of its time and the principal source of information on musical practices. This volume, in Latin, deals with ancient and medieval music. Coverboards in decorative paper. [item no.4612]


Syntagma musicum: Band I, Musicae artis analecta. Wittenberg 1614/15. Faksimile-Nachdruck herausgegeben von Wilibald Gurlitt.
Documenta Musicologica, I/21. Kassel, 3/ 1986. 17 x 24 cm, 537, 30, ii pp. (Rpt. of Kassel, 1929 edition). Line-cut. Hardbound. $105 [item no.1888]


Syntagma musicum: Band II, De Organographia. Wolfenbüttel 1619. Faksimile-Nachdruck herausgegeben von Wilibald Gurlitt.
Kassel, 1929 17 x 24 cm, 311, iv pp. Line-cut. This volume, in German, describes the instruments known to the author and includes beautiful woodcut illustrations of them. Hardbound. $95 [item no.8126]


Syntagma musicum: Band II, De Organographia. Wolfenbüttel 1619. Faksimile-Nachdruck herausgegeben von Wilibald Gurlitt.
Documenta Musicologica, I/14. Kassel, 6/ 1985. 17 x 24 cm, 311, iv pp. Line-cut. This volume, in German, describes the instruments known to the author and includes beautiful woodcut illustrations of them. Hardbound. $87 [item no.1889]


Syntagma musicum: Band III, Termini musici. Wolfenbüttel 1619. Faksimile-Nachdruck herausgegeben von Wilibald Gurlitt.
Documenta Musicologica, I/15. Kassel, 4/ 1988. 17 x 24 cm, 275, ii pp. Line-cut. Treats contemporary music in Italy, France, England, & Germany with directions for reading music and an explanation of Italian terms. Coverboards in Laid paper. $76 [item no.1890]


Syntagma musicum: Musicae artis analecta / De Organographia / Termini musici. Reprint der Originalausgaben von 1614-15 und 1619. Herausgeben von Arno Forchert.
Kassel, 2001. 8º, 3 vols, 1153 pp. Line-cut. Wrappers. $95 [item no.7972]


PRELLEUR, Peter, fl.1728-1755

[Method, flute] The Newest Method for Learners on the German Flute as Improv’d by the Greatest Masters of the Age with a Collection of the Finest Minuets, Rigadoons, and Opera Airs Extant.
Kassel, n.d. 14 x 23 cm, 50 pp. (Part III of the Modern Musick-Master). Line-cut. Wrappers. $18 [item no.799]


[Method, oboe] Instructions upon the Hautboy in a More Familiar Method than any Extant, Together with a Curious Collection of Marches, Minuets, Rigadoons and Opera Airs by Mr. Handel and other Eminent Masters.
Kassel, [1965]. 14 x 23 cm, 51 pp. (Part IV of the Modern Musick-Master). Line-cut. Wrappers. [item no.798]


[Method, recorder] Directions for Playing on the Flute with a Scale for Transposing any Piece of Musick to ye Properest Keys for that Instrument to which is Added a Fine Collection of Minuets, Rigadoons, Marches and Opera Airs by Judicious Masters.
Kassel, n.d. 14 x 23 cm, 50 pp. (Part II of the Modern Musick-Master). Line-cut. Wrappers. [item no.2346]


[Method, violon] The Art of Playing on the Violin.
Kassel, n.d. (Part V of the Modern Musick-Master). Line-cut. Wrappers. $16 [item no.1227]


The Modern Musick-Master or the Universal Musician, 1731. Faksimile-Nachdruck herausgegeben von Alexander Hyatt King.
Documenta Musicologica, I/27. Kassel, 1965. 15 x 23 cm, 333, , vi pp. Line-cut in the original format. This beautifully printed edition contains a brief history of music (condensed from Bontempi’s Historia), advice for singers, as well as instructions for playing the recorder, German flute, oboe, violin and harpsichord, replete with many excellent tunes for each. Afterword in Eng-Ger. Coverboards in decorative paper. $95 [item no.509]


QUANTZ, Johann Joachim, 1697-1773

[Method, flute] Versuch einer Anweisung, die Flöte transversière zu spielen. Nachdruck der Ausgabe Berlin 1752. 2nd edition.
Documenta Musicologica, I/2. Kassel, 1986. Line-cut. [item no.516]


[Method, flute] Versuch einer Anweisung, die Flöte transversière zu spielen. Mit einem Vorwort von Hans-Peter Schmitz und einem Nachwort, Bemerkungen, Ergänzungen und Register von Horst Augsbach.
Kassel, 3/ 2000. 12°, 450 pp. Line-cut in reduced format of the Berlin, 1752 edition. Wrappers. $21 [item no.3942]


[Sonata, flute, bc, QV 2:21, E minor] Sonate e-Moll für Flöte und obligates Cembalo. Faksimile nach dem Autograph der Sächsischen Landesbibliothek Dresden nebst den ausgezierten Stimmen nach einer Handschrift der Deutschen Staatsbibliothek Berlin und einem von Horst Augsbach.
Musik der Dresdener Hofkapelle, 3. Leipzig, 1982. 23 x 36 cm, 8, 15 pp. Halftone of the autograph parts, together with the autograph score indicating embellishments. Wrappers. [item no.514]


RHAU Georg, 1488-1548 [publisher]

Enchiridion utriusque musicae practicae (musica plana). Faksimile-Nachdruck herausgegeben von Hans Albrecht.
Documenta Musicologica, I/1. Kassel, 1951. 10 x 15 cm, 103, ii pp. Line-cut of the 1538 edition. This is the second part of Rhau’s work dealing with problems of mensural theory, first published in 1518. Wrappers. [item no.2848]


Neue deutsche geistliche Gesänge. Faksimile-Neudruck mit einem Nachwort von Ludwig Finscher.
Kassel, 1969. Oblong, 20 x 15 cm, 4 partbooks, c.560, 24 pp. Line-cut of the 1544 edition, 4 partbooks in their original format. 123 pieces, including 30 by Balthasar Resinarius, a pupil of Isaac. One of the most important songbooks from the first generation of Protestant composers. Coverboards in vellum paper with matching slippcase. $145 [item no.1305]


RIEDERER, Johann Bartholomäus, c.1720-1771

Abhandlung von Einführung des teutschen Gesangs in die evangelischlutherische Kirche überhaupts und in die nürnbergische besonders wobey auch von den ältesten Gesangbüchern und Liedern so bis zum Tode Lutheri herausgegeben und verfertigt worden gehandelt wird.
Leipzig, 1975. 11 x 18 cm, 341 pp. Line-cut of the Nuremburg, 1759 edition. Linen. [item no.3944]


SALINAS, Francisco de, 1513-1590

De musica. Faksimile-Nachdruck herausgegeben von Macario Santiago Kastner.
Documenta Musicologica, I/13. Kassel, 1958. 18 x 26 cm, 472, iv pp. Line-cut of the 1577 edition. A valuable and informative treatise addressing a wide range of topics. Includes precise explanations of the mathematical ratios of sounds in various systems of tuning (accompanied by beautiful geometrical illustrations). Salinas illustrates his chapters on music in relation to classical prosody with numerous Spanish popular songs, together with a few heard in Rome and Naples. Hardbound. [item no.2855]


SCHEIBE, Johann Adolph, 1708-1776

Ueber die musikalische Composition. Reprint der Ausgabe Leipzig 1773 (”Erster Theil”). Herausgegeben von Karsten Mackensen mit einem Register von Dieter Haberl.
Documenta Musicologica, I/42. Kassel, 2006. 8˚, 708 pp. Line-cut of the Leipzig, 1773 edition. Scheibe, composer and publicist, wrote this important treatise—considered one of the most comprehensive treatments of 18th-c. music and its fundamentals—near the end of his life; he was only able to finish the first part, reproduced here in its entirety. Hardbound. $109 [item no.8758]


SCHLICK, Arnolt, c.1455-c.1525

Tabulaturen etlicher Lobgesang und Lidlein uff die Orgeln un Lauten, ein Theil mit zweien Stimmen zu zwicken und die drit dartzu singen, etlich on gesangk mit dreien.
Leipzig, 1977. Oblong, 20 x 15 cm, 92 pp. Line-cut of the Peter Schöffer edition, Mainz, 1512, the earliest printed collection of keyboard tablature. Schöffer’s beautiful work employs triple impression printing (as practised by Petrucci). Coverboards in laid paper with woodcut of title page. [item no.927]


SCHUBERT, Franz, 1797-1828

[Mass, E-flat major, D 950] Messe Nr.6 Es-Dur / Mass No.6 E-flat Major, D 950. Faksimile der autographen Partitur und der überliefer Entwürfe. Mit einer Einleitung von Walther Durr. [Staatsbibliothek, Berlin, Mus. ms. autogr. Schubert 5, and Wiener Stadt- & Landesbibliothek, Vienna, MH 174/c & 107/c].
Documenta Musicologica, II/29. Kassel, 1996. Oblong, 32 x 24 cm, xviii, 168 pp. Halftone reproduction of the full score (complete working copy) completed in the summer of 1828, 6 months before the composer’s death. Includes all extant drafts. considered one of Schuberts most expressive sacred works. Commentary in Eng-Ger. Hardbound. $124 (more info... ) [item no.7313]


[Die schöne Müllerin, D.911, 1st edition] Die schöne Müllerin. Ein Cyclus.
Kassel, 1996. Oblong, 4º, c.96 pp. Line-cut of the beautiful first edition by Diabelli, Vienna, 1830. Introduction by Walther Dürr. Hardbound in decorative paper. [item no.7236]


[Winterreise, D.911] Die Winterreise. Faksimile-Wiedergabe nach der Original-Handschrift. [Ms. Pierpont Morgan Library, New York].
Kassel, 1955 Oblong, 31 x 24 cm, 74, iv pp. Fine collotype of the complete autograph score (once in the possession of Schubert’s publisherTobias Haslinger), consisting of a mixture of fair copies and heavily emended first versions. Afterword in Ger. Bibliophile edition executed by the Süddeutsche Lichtdruckanstalt Sauerbeck, Stuttgart. Original boards in marbled paper with pasted title etikette stamped in gold. $250 [item no.8140]


[Winterreise, D.911] Die Winterreise. Faksimile-Wiedergabe nach der Original-Handschrift. [Ms. Pierpont Morgan Library, New York].
Kassel, 2/ 1966. Oblong, 31 x 24 cm, 74, iv pp. Beautiful halftone of the complete autograph score, consisting of a mixture of fair copies and heavily emended first versions. Afterword in Ger. Bibliophile edition with boards in decorative paper. Rare. [item no.567]


[Symphonic fragments, D.615, 708A, 936A] Drei Symphonie-Fragmente, D 615, D 708A, D 936A. Faksimile-Erstdruck der Originalhandschriften. Herausgegeben von der Wiener Stadt- und Landesbibliothek. Nachwort von Ernst Hilmar.
Documenta Musicologica, II/6. Kassel, 1978. Oblong, 35 x 27 cm, 26, v pp. Monochrome halftone. Afterword in Ger-Eng. Limited numbered edition of 1000 copies. Coverboards in decorative paper. $70 [item no.572]


(Deutsch, Otto Erich) Franz Schubert: Thematisches Verzeichnis seiner Werke in chronologischer Folge von Otto Deutsch. Neuausgabe in deutscher Sprache bearbeitet und herausgegeben von der Editionsleitung der Neuen Schubert-Ausgabe und Werner Aderhold.
Neue Ausgabe Sämtlicher Werke, VIII/4. Kassel, 1978. 20 x 28 cm, xxiv, 712 pp. The definitive thematic catalog of Schubert’s works by chronological order. Excellent tool for source studies with important information on the autograph (or ms copies), first editions, etc. Linen. $173 [item no.4064]


Hilmar, Ernst. Verzeichnis der Schubert-Handschriften in der Musiksammlung der Wiener Stadt- und Landesbibliothek.
Kassel, 1970. 8º, xv, 144, incl 68 pp. Linen. [item no.4565]


SCHUMANN, Robert, 1810-1856

[Concerto, piano, orch, op.54, A major] Klavierkonzert a-moll, opus 54. Faksimile der autographen Partitur. Herausgegeben vom Heinrich-Heine-Institut, Düsseldorf, mit Geleitworten von Joseph A. Kruse und Akio Mayeda und einer Einleitung von Bernhard R. Appel.
Documenta Musicologica, II/28. Kassel, 1996. Oblong, 33 x 25 cm, 192, 25 pp. Halftone of the autograph score (composing copy). Documents the evolution of the piece, from its original one-movement conception (Phantasie für Clavier) through various reworkings and the addition of the intermezzo, rondo finale, and a section connecting the second and third movements, notated in the original by a pasted in page. Afterword in Ger-Eng. Hardbound. [item no.7230]


SCHÜTZ, Heinrich, 1585-1672

Dialogo per la Pascua. SWV 443. Osterdialog für zwei Soprane, Alt, Tenor und Basso continuo. Faksimile-Lichtdruck des Autographs. Mit Auftrag der Internationalen Heinrich Schütz-Gesellschaft herausgegeben und mit einem Nachwort versehen von Werner Bittinger. [Murhard’sche Bibliothek der Stadt Kassel & Landesbibl., mus. ms. 2.49].
Kassel, 1965. 23 x 34 (facs: 44 x 34) cm, 2, ii pp. Halftone of the autograph score. Afterword in Ger. Wrappers in laid paper. [item no.589]


Klaglied auf den Tod seiner Ehefrau Magdalena Schütz geb. Wildeck am 6. September 1625, für hohe Männerstimme und Basso continuo SWV 501. Aufgefunden und herausgegeben von Eberhard Möller. [Ms. Ratschulbibl. Zwickau].
Kassel, 1984. 17 x 24 cm, 32, with 16 pp. Line-cut of the Leipzig, 1625 edition, published as a supplement to the funeral oration for Magdalena Schütz. With frontis of Schütz and new practical edition. Wrappers. $20 [item no.586]


[Passion music on texts by the Evangelists] Heinrich Schütz / Marco Gioseppe Peranda. Passionsmusiken nach den Evangelisten Matthäus, Lukas, Johannes und Markus. Faksimile nach der Partiturhandschrift der Musikbibliothek der Stadt Leipzig. Mit einem Kommentar von Wolfgana Steude. [Musikbibliothek der Stadt Leipzig, mus. ms. II,2,15].
Musik der Dresdener Hofkapelle, 2. Leipzig, 1981. 29 x 42 cm, 8, 124 pp. Halftone of the carefully prepared ms of Johann Zacharias Grundig, one of the most important documents from the Dresdener Hofkapelle. An outstanding example of an ornate Baroque script. Introduction by Ortrun Landmann and Wolfgang Steude. Linen. [item no.587]


(Berke, D. & R. Petzoldt) Heinrich Schütz and His Times in Pictures. With an Introduction by Dietrich Berke. Compiled and Commented by Richard Petzoldt. Edited on Behalf of the International Heinrich Schütz Society.
Kassel, 1972. 19 x 27 cm, 96, with 97 illus pp. Autographs, letters, and documents from the composer and his milieu. Color portrait of Schütz (at 48) by Peter Paul Rubens. In Ger-Eng. Wrappers. $35 [item no.588]


Gier, Martin. Kurze Beschreibung des (Tit.) Herrn Heinrich Schützens, Chur-Fürstl. Sächs. ältern Capellmeisters geführten müheseeligen Lebens-Lauff. Faksimile-Nachdruck mit einem Nachwort von Dietrich Berke. Zweite Auflage.
Kassel, 1935. 18 x 23 cm, 12, ii pp. Line-cut of the 1672 edition. Gier, the head pastor of the Frauenkirche in Dresden, officiated the funeral service of Schütz on 17 Nov. 1672. This document, a short description of the composer’s career, supplemented Gier’s main sermon. Afterword in Ger.Beautiful wrappers in laid paper with deckle edges. Rare. $36 [item no.4435]


Gier, Martin. Kurze Beschreibung des (Tit.) Herrn Heinrich Schützens, Chur-Fürstl. Sächs. ältern Capellmeisters geführten müheseeligen Lebens-Lauff. Faksimile-Nachdruck mit einem Nachwort von Dietrich Berke. Zweite Auflage.
Kassel, 1972. 17 x 22 cm, 12, ii pp. (Rpt. of Cassel, 1935 edition). Line-cut of the 1672 edition. Afterword in Ger. Wrappers in decorative paper. $9 [item no.585]


SLÜTER, J., 16th c. [editor]

Ein gar schönes und sehr nützliches Gesangbuch, 1525 / Eine schöne und sehr nützliche christliche Unterweisung, 1525. Mit Nachwort herausgegeben von Gerhard Bosinski.
Leipzig, 1986. 11 x 16 cm, 127, xxxviii pp. Line-cut of the Ludwig Dietz, Rostock edition. The oldest known songbook from Northern Germany. Afterword in Ger. Coverboards in decorative paper. (no music). [item no.1893]


SMETANA, Bedrich, 1824-1884

[Bartered Bride, overture] Prodaná nevesta. [Museum Bedricha Smetany, Prague, mus. ms. inv.c. 720. Sign. Tr. xii (6)].
Prague, 1950. Oblong, 34 x 27 cm, xxiv, 23 pp. Halftone of the piano 4-hand arrangement. Introduction in Czech. Wrappers. $48 [item no.592]


SPOHR, Louis, 1784-1859

[method, violin, WoO 45] Violinschule. Faksimile.
Documenta Musicologica, I/20. Kassel. 4º, Line-cut of Vienna, 1833 edition. Hardbound. [item no.1240]


TELEMANN, Georg Philipp, 1681-1767

[Concerto, violin, orch, bc, TWV 51:F4, F major] Konzert F-Dur für Violine und Orchester. Faksimile nach dem Partiturautograph der Sächsischen Landesbibliothek Dresden. Mit einem Kommentar von Wolf Hobohm.
Musik der Dresdener Hofkapelle, 8. Leipzig, 1980. 23 x 35 cm, 10, 68 pp. Halftone of the autograph score. Scored for 2 trombe, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, timpani, strings and basso continuo. Wrappers. $81 [item no.631]


Der getreue Music-Meister, welcher so wohl für Sänger als Instrumentalisten allerhand Gattungen musicalischer Stücke, so auf verschiedene Stimmen und fast alle gebräuchlichen Instrumente gerichtet sind.
Leipzig, 1980. 23 x 28 cm, 106, 6 pp. Halftone of the Hamburg, 1728 edition. Afterword in Ger by Günter Fleischhauer. Quarter linen with coverboards in decorative paper. [item no.634]


Singe-, Spiel- und Generalbaß-Übungen. Autograph. Hamburg 1733-1734. Mus. 0.12035 der Deutschen Staatsbibliothek Berlin. Einführung von Günter Fleischhauer.
Leipzig, 1983. 102, 5 pp. Halftone. [item no.635]


[Thematic catalog] Georg Philipp Telemann. Thematisch-Systematisches Verzeichnis seiner Werke. Telemann-Werkverzeichnis (TWV). Instrumentalwerke, Band 1. Herausgegeben von Martin Ruhnke.
Kassel, 1984. 8º, xii, 246 pp. $139 [item no.6053]


[Thematic catalog] Georg Philipp Telemann. Thematisch-Systematisches Verzeichnis seiner Werke. Telemann-Werkverzeichnis (TWV). Instrumentalwerke, Band 2. Herausgegeben von Martin Ruhnke.
Kassel, 1992. 8º, x, 245 pp. $230 [item no.6054]


[Thematic catalog] Georg Philipp Telemann. Thematisch-Systematisches Verzeichnis seiner Werke. Telemann-Werkverzeichnis (TWV). Instrumentalwerke, Band 3. Herausgegeben von Martin Ruhnke.
Kassel, 1999. xiii, 283 pp. $281 [item no.6321]


TINCTORIS, Joannes de, c.1435-1511

Terminorum musicae diffinitorium. Faksimile der Inkunabel Treviso 1495, mit der Übersetzung von Heinrich Bellermann und einem Nachwort von Peter Gülke.
Documenta Musicologica, I/37. Kassel, 1983. 15 x 21 cm, 30, 42 pp. Line-cut of the Treviso, 1495 incunabulum. With translation into Ger and afterword. Linen. $28 [item no.2851]


TÜRK, Daniel Gottlob, 1756-1813

Klavierschule. Faksimile-Nachdruck der 1. Ausgabe 1789 herausgegeben von Erwin R. Jacobi.
Documenta Musicologica, I/23. Kassel, 1962. 18 x 23 cm, 442, [4] pp. Line-cut of the 1789 edition. Coverboards in decorative paper. [item no.942]


Klavierschule oder Anweisung zum Klavierspielen für Lehrer und Lernende. Faksimile-Reprint der 1. Ausgabe 1789 herausgegeben von Siegbert Rampe.
Kassel, 1997. 8º, xiii, 442, 15 pp. Line-cut of the Leipzig & Halle, 1789 edition. Wrappers. $26 [item no.7459]


Von den wichtigsten Pflichten eines Organisten.
Kassel. Line-cut of the Halle, 1800 edition. $50 [item no.943]


VANNEO, Steffano, 1493-d.?

Recanetum de musica aurea, 1533. Faksimile-Nachdruck herausgegeben von Suzanne Clercx.
Documenta Musicologica, I/28. Kassel, 1970. 21 x 29 cm, ii, 194, iv pp. Line-cut of the 1533 edition. Afterword in Fr. Coverboards in decorative paper. $67 [item no.2585]


VICENTINO, Nicola, 1511-1576

L’antica musica ridotta alla moderna practica. Faksimile-Neudruck herausgegeben von Edward E. Lowinsky.
Documenta Musicologica, I/17. Kassel, 1959. 20 x 30 cm, 303, 5 foldouts, ii pp. Line-cut of the Rome, 1555 edition. A proponent of the “ancient” Greek diatonic, chromatic and enharmonic system. Possibly reflecting the greater degree of emotions inherent in the words of vocal compositions of his time, Vicentino advances the free useof chromaticm. Includes an account of a dispute with the theorist Lusitano and a method for the “archicembalo” (created by Vicentino) that is able to play the smallest intervals. Laid paper, with wrappers. [item no.2857]


VIRDUNG, Sebastian, 1465-c.1511

Musica getutscht 1511. Originalgetreuer Nachdruck nach dem Exemplar der Preußischer Staatsbibliothek Berlin mit einem Nachwort neu herausgegeben von Leo Schrade.
Kassel, 1931. Oblong, 21 x 15 cm, 111, iv pp. Line-cut of the Basel, 1511 edition. Written in the form of a dialogue, this is one of the earliest known works to describe musical instruments and instrumental practice in detail. In addition it teaches the student how to play the organ, lute, or flute. Laid paper. Coverboards in laid paper. $102 [item no.3174]


Musica getutscht 1511. Faksimile-Nachdruck herausgegeben von Klaus Wolfgang Niemöller.
Documenta Musicologica, I/31. Kassel, 1970. Oblong, 21 x 15 cm, ii, 111, iv pp. (Rpt. of Kassel, 1931 edition). Line-cut. Coverboards in decorative paper. [item no.1896]


VITALI, Tomaso, 1663-1745

[Chaconne, violin, bc] Chaconne für Violine und Basso continuo. Faksimile nach der singulären Kopie der Sächsische Landesbibliothek Dresden. Mit einem Kommentar von Wolfgang Reich.
Musik der Dresdener Hofkapelle, 9. Leipzig, 1982. 4º, 8 pp. Halftone of the famous “Vitalino” piece from a c.1720 ms in the careful hand of Jacob Lindner, one of the main copyists for the Dresdener Hofkapelle. Wrappers. [item no.1247]


VIVALDI, Antonio, 1678-1741

[Concerti, RV 540, 552, 558, & Sinfonia, RV 149] Concerti con molti istromenti. Faksimiledruck nach der Musikhandschrift 2389-0-4 der Sächsischen Landesbibliothek Dresden. Mit einem Nachwort von Karl Heller.
Leipzig, 1978. Oblong, 22 x 17 cm, 163, xi pp. Extremely clear halftone. Includes 3 concerti, RV 558, RV 552 and RV 540, plus a Sinfonia. Linen. [item no.652]


[Sonatas, violin, bc, “Pisendel”, RV 2, 29, 25, 6, 19] Vier Sonaten für Violine und Basso Continuo RV 2, 29, 25, 6. Faksimile nach den Autographen der Sächsischen Landesbibliothek Dresden. Nebst Violinsonate RV 19 nach dem Autograph der Bibliothèque National de Paris und einem Kommentar von Karl Heller.
Musik der Dresdener Hofkapelle, 5. Leipzig, 1982. Oblong 32 x 25 cm, 9, 45 pp. Halftone of the autograph score. Wrappers. [item no.656]


WAGNER, Richard, 1813-1883

[Tristan & Isolde, WWV 90] Tristan & Isolde (WWV 90). Facsimile of the Autograph Score from the National Archive of the Richard-Wagner-Stiftung Bayreuth. With a Commentary by Ulrich Konrad.
Documenta Musicologica, II/45. Kassel, 2012 29.5 x 41 cm, 354, 17, 20 pp. Full-color facsimile of the autograph score issued on the occasion of the 200th anniversary of Wagner's birth. In addition to the complete score, the edition includes the autograph concert ending of the Vorspiel as well as three pages that Wagner rejected while composing and later used for sketches. While working on the score to Tristan und Isolde, Richard Wagner expressed his excitement and elation about his new musical drama. Indeed, the radical originality of the work proved to be both unique and forward-looking: Over 150 years ago it signified the dawn of the modern era and to this day it has not lost any of its fascination. Throughout his life, Richard Wagner was proud of his even clear handwriting, always striving to produce manuscripts of a high calligraphic standard. The Tristan manuscript is an example of this but it also bears traces of his working process. It is precisely this aspect of the autograph that makes it fascinating. Reading it, one is witness to Wagner’s highly-concentrated, powerful and relentless writing. It evokes the aura of a singular individual. Commentary in Eng-Ger. Hardbound, with leather spine and decorative paper boards. $840 (more info... ) [item no.9296]


WALTER, Johann, 1496-1570

Das geistliche Gesangbüchlein “Chorgesangbuch”. Faksimile-Nachdruck des Zweitdruckes Worms 1525. Herausgegeben von Walter Blankenburg.
Documenta Musicologica, I/33. Kassel, 1979. Oblong, 16 x 13 cm, 5 partbooks: viii, 288 pp. Line-cut in the original partbook format. Contains 43 pieces for “youthful singers”, 29 a4, 12 a5 and 2 a3. The 23 motets with texts by Luther are all cantus firmus pieces. Includes 5 Latin motets. The first systematic compendium of Lutheran songs. Introduction in Ger. Wrappers, with slipcase. [item no.1307]


Lob und Preis der löblichen Kunst Musica 1538. Faksimile-Neudruck mit einem Geleitwort herausgegeben von Willibald Gurlitt.
Kassel, 1938. 15 x 20 cm, 23, xvi pp. Line-cut of the Georg Rhau edition. Wrappers. (no music). [item no.1308]


Ein newes christlichs Lied, dadurch Deudschland zur Bussevermanet, vierstimmig gemacht. [Staatsbibliothek Preuß. Kulturbesitz, Berlin].
Kassel, 1953. 16 x 23 cm, 11 pp. Line-cut of the Wittemberg, 1561 edition of “Wach auff, wach auff, du Deudschesland, Du hast genug geschlaffen”, notated in choirbook format. Issued on the occasion of the International Musicology Congress in Bamberg, 1953 to mark the launching of the new Walther Complete Works Edition. Wrappers. [item no.3032]


WALTHER, Johann Gottfried, 1684-1748

Musikalisches Lexikon oder musikalische Bibliothek, 1732. Faksimile-Nachdruck herausgegeben von Richard Schaal.
Documenta Musicologica, I/3. Kassel, 5/ 1993. 13 x 21 cm, 702, ii pp. Line-cut of the Leipzig, 1732 edition. One of the first comprehensive dictionaries of music. Walther took great pleasure in supplementing Brossard’s meager “listings” and in doing so produced a truly valuable original source. Afterword in Ger. Coverboards in laid paper. [item no.2117]


WEIGEL, Johann Christopf, 1661-1726

Musicalisches theatrum . . . auf welchem alle zu dieser edlen Kunst gehörige Instrummenta in anmuthigen Posituren lebhafft gezeiget. Faksimile-Nachdruck herausgegeben von Alfred Berner.
Documenta Musicologica, I/22. Kassel, 1/ 1961. 22 x 36 cm, 36, xii pp. Line-cut of the original copper engravings of musicians with their instruments. This facsimile brings together for the first time four separate groups of surviving single sheets from this publisher. Mattheson’s Das neu-eröffnete Orchestre (specifically the chapter “Von den musicalischen Instrumenten”) evidently served as a guide for its planning. The engravings date from c.1715-1725. Afterword in Ger-Eng-Fr. Coverboards and slipcase in decorative paper. $95 [item no.4622]


Musicalisches theatrum . . . auf welchem alle zu dieser edlen Kunst gehörige Instrummenta in anmuthigen Posituren lebhafft gezeiget. Faksimile-Nachdruck herausgegeben von Alfred Berner.
Documenta Musicologica, I/22. Kassel, 2/ 1964. 22 x 36 cm, 36, xii pp. Line-cut of the original copper engravings of musicians with their instruments. This facsimile brings together for the first time four separate groups of surviving single sheets from this publisher. $77 [item no.2861]


WEISS, Silvius Leopold, 1686-1750

[Suites, lute] 34 Suiten für Laute Solo. Faksimiledruck nach der handschriftlichen Tabulatur Mus. 2841-V-l der Sächsischen Landesbibliothek Dresden. Mit quellenkundlichen Bemerkungen von Wolfgang Reich.
Leipzig, 1977. Oblong, 23 x 17 cm, 3, 296, xi pp. Halftone. Linen. [item no.1152]


[Works, lute, complete] Sämtliche Werke für Laute. Band 5: Die Handschrift, Faksimile der Tabulatur. Teil I. Herausgegeben von Tim Crawford / Complete Works for Lute. Volume 5. The Dresden Manuscript, Facsimile of the Tablature, Part I. Edited by Tim Crawford.
Das Erbe Deutscher Musik, 11. Kassel, 2002. Oblong, 31 x 24 cm, xxvii, 254 pp. Halftone of the first 3 volumes of Dresden, Sächische Landesbibliothek, Mus. 2841-V-1. New diplomatic transcription of illegible pages. Linen. (last copy) $299 (more info... ) [item no.8377]


[Works, lute, complete] Sämtliche Werke für Laute. Band 6: Die Handschrift, Faksimile der Tabulatur. Teil II. Herausgegeben von Tim Crawford / Complete Works for Lute. Volume 6. The Dresden Manuscript, Facsimile of the Tablature, Part II. Edited by Tim Crawford.
Das Erbe Deutscher Musik, 12. Kassel, 2003. Oblong, 31 x 24 cm, 210 pp. Halftone of the second section (vols. 4-6) of Dresden, Sächsische Landesbibliothek, Mus. 2841-V-1. New diplomatic transcription of illegible pages. Linen. (more info... ) [item no.8378]


[Works, lute, complete] Sämtliche Werke für Laute. Band 7: Die Handschrift Dresden, Übertragung. Teil I. Herausgegeben von Tim Crawford / Complete Works for Lute. Volume 7. The Dresden Manuscript, Transcription of the Tablature, Part I. Edited by Tim Crawford.
Das Erbe Deutscher Musik, 13. Kassel, 2007. Oblong, 31 x 24 cm, xii, 234 pp. Critical edition of the first 3 volumes of Dresden, Sächische Landesbibliothek, Mus. 2841-V-1. Linen. $359 (more info... ) [item no.9182]


[Works, lute, complete] Sämtliche Werke für Laute. Band 8: Die Handschrift Dresden, Übertragung der Tabulatur. Teil II. Herausgegeben von Tim Crawford / Complete Works for Lute. Volume 8. The Dresden Manuscript, Transcription of the Tablature, Part II. Edited by Tim Crawford.
Das Erbe Deutscher Musik, 14. Kassel, 2007. Oblong, 31 x 24 cm, 292 pp. Critical edition of the second section (vols. 4-6) of Dresden, Sächsische Landesbibliothek, Mus. 2841-V-1. Linen. $373 (more info... ) [item no.9183]


[Works, lute, complete] Sämtliche Werke für Laute. Band 9: Werke aus verstreuten Handschriften. Faksimile. Herausgegeben von Tim Crawford und Dieter Kirsch / Works from Miscellaneous Manuscripts. Facsimile. Edited by Tim Crawford and Dieter Kirsch.
Das Erbe Deutscher Musik, 15. Kassel, 2013. Oblong, 31 x 24 cm, viii, 567 pp. Halftone of the miscellaneous manuscripts. Linen. $818 (more info... ) [item no.9279]


[Works, lute, complete] Sämtliche Werke für Laute. Band 10: Werke aus verstreuten Handschriften. Übertragung. Herausgegeben von Tim Crawford und Dieter Kirsch / Works from Miscellaneous Manuscripts. Transcription. Edited by Tim Crawford and Dieter Kirsch.
Das Erbe Deutscher Musik, 16. Kassel, 2012. Oblong, 31 x 24 cm, 2 vols, xiv, 288; viii 316 pp. Critical edition in staff notation of the works from miscellaneous manuscripts. Linen. $818 (more info... ) [item no.9280]


WEIßE, Michael, b.?-1542

Gesangbuch der Böhmischen Brüder vom Jahre 1531. Herausgegeben von Wilhelm Thomas.
Kassel, 1931. 14 x 20 cm, 322, [6] pp. Line-cut of the Georg Styrsa edition. The first songbook of the Bohemian congregation in German; with 177 songs, the most comprehensive of its day. Weiße took most of his melodies from Czech songbooks, which he provided with new German texts. Wrappers. Rare. [item no.3476]


Gesangbuch der Böhmischen Brüder 1531. Originalgetreuer Faksimile-Druck auf Bütten mit einem Geleitwort herausgegeben von Konrad Ameln.
Kassel, 2/ 1957. 8º, 322 pp. (Rpt. of Cassel, 1931 edition). Line-cut of the Georg Styrsa edition. The first songbook of the Bohemian congregation in German; with 177 songs, the most comprehensive of its day. Weiße took most of his melodies from Czech songbooks, which he provided wit. [item no.1309]


WERCKMEISTER, Andreas, 1645-1706

Erweiterte und verbesserte Orgel-Probe, 1698. Faksimile-Nachdruck herausgegeben von Dietz-Rüdiger Moser.
Documenta Musicologica, I/30. Kassel, 1970. 16 x 22 cm, 109, vi pp. Line-cut of the Quedlinburg, 1698 edition. Afterword in Ger. Coverboards in decorative paper. [item no.947]


WINTERBURGER, Johann, 15-16th c. [publisher]

Antiphonale Pataviense (Wien 1519). Faksimile herausgegeben von Karl Heinz Schlager.
Das Erbe Deutscher Musik, 88. Kassel, 1985. Oblong, 33 x 25 cm, vii, 277, 25 pp. Halftone in reduced format, with one opening per page. One of the last publications of this important Viennese printer. Preserves the rite of the influential diocese of Passau around 1500. The basic texts and melodies correspond to the Roman-Frankish tradition of Metz. Historical introduction in Ger. Inventory. Linen. $272 [item no.1530]


Graduale Pataviense (Wien 1511). Faksimile herausgegeben von Christian Väterlein.
Das Erbe Deutscher Musik, 87. Kassel, 1982. Oblong, 33 x 25 cm, vi, 297, 13 pp. Halftone in reduced format, with one opening per page. Important printed Gradual preserving the rite from Passau around 1500. One of the main chant sources for Heinrich Isaac’s Choralis Constantinus and works by Senfl. Historical introduction in Ger. Inventory. Linen. $280 [item no.1538]


ZELENKA, Jan Dismas, 1679-1745

Acht Italienische Arien. Zeitgenössische Partiturkopie (1733). [Sächsische Landesbibl. Dresden, mus. ms. 2358-I-l].
Musik der Dresdener Hofkapelle. Leipzig. Halftone. Introduction by Eberhard Steindorf. [item no.677]


Hipochondrie à 7 concertanti. Autograph Mus. 2358-N-11. Praga 1723. Einführung von J. Buzga.
Leipzig, 1980. 7, 16, 16 pp. Halftone. Wrappers. [item no.678]


COMPOSITE & MISCELLANEOUS SOURCES

[Berlin, Staatsbibl. der SPKB, 40613] Lochamer-Liederbuch und das Fundamentum organisandi von Conrad Paumann. Faksimile-Nachdruck herausgegeben von Konrad Ameln.
Documenta Musicologica, II/3. Kassel, 1972. 18 x 24 cm, 96, 16 pp. (Rpt. of Berlin, 1925 edition). 15th c. German chansonnier, bound together with an organ collection notated in tablature. 47 anonymous pieces with music, 44 of them are lieder: 35 a1, 2 a2, and 7 a3. Revised/abridged afterword (lacks the diagrams and discussion of watermarks of the 1925 edition); bibliography and index of compositions. Coverboards in beautiful vellum-like paper. [item no.1415]


Das Buxheimer Orgelbuch, Handschrift Mus. 3725 der Bayerischen Staatsbibliothek München. Herausgegeben und mit einem Nachwort versehen von Bertha Antonia Wallner.
Documenta Musicologica, II/1. Kassel, 1955. 23 x 31 cm, 349, vii pp. Halftone of the most complete repositories of early Renaissance keyboard music notated in tablature. Pieces ranging from drinking songs to settings of Gregorian melodies. [item no.1405]


[Chartres, Bibl. Munic., 520] Missale aus Chartres (Chartres 520, Bibl. Municipale). Faksimile, herausgegeben von David Hiley.
Monumenta Monodica Medii Aevi, IV. Kassel, 1992. 18 x 25 cm, 2 vols: 972, 40 pp. Halftone of a noted missal dating from the first half of the 13th c. Documents the complete liturgy of Chartres Cathedral. This enormous codex (lost in the last war) has been reproduced from microfilms formerly made for Jacques Handschin and Bruno Stäblein. Introduction in Eng-Ger. Indices. Linen, in 2 vols. $566 [item no.4108]


Deutsche Gesangstraktate des 17. Jahrhunderts. Daniel Friderici: Musica figuralis oder Newe Unterweisung der Singe Kunst, Rostock 1638; Johann Andreas Herbst: Musica Moderna Prattica, ouero Maniera del Buon Canto, Frankfurt/Main 1668; Johann Crüger: Musica practicae praecepta brevia. Der rechte Weg zur Singekunst, Berlin, 1660. Herausgegeben von Florian Grampp.
Documenta Musicologica, I/43. Kassel, 2006. 16˚, 53, 724 pp. Line-cut of 3 complementary vocal treatises published in Germany in the 17th century. Hardbound. $50 [item no.8672]


Düring, Werner-Joachim. Erlkönig-Vertonungen. Eine historische und systematische Untersuchung. Notenteil.
Kölner Beiträge zur Musikforschung, LXIX. Regensburg, 1977. 21 x 30 cm, 11, 58 pp. Line-cut of 10 different 18-19th-c. editions of settings of Goethe’s “Erlking”. Composer’s include: Schröter, Romberg, Bachman, Klein, Tomaschek, Schneider, Spohr, Schlotter, Mounsey, and Mathieu. Introduction. Wrappers. [item no.718]


[“Elisabeth’s lute book”] Lautenbuch der Elisabeth von Hessen / Elisabeth’s Lute Book. Facsimile 4° Ms. Mus. 108.1. Universitätsbibliothek Kassel. Herausgegeben von / Edited by Axel Halle. Mitarbeiterinnen / Collaborators: Angelika Horstmann (Einleitung), Betty C. Bushey, Translation.
Kassel, 2005. Oblong, 18.5 x 15 cm, 24, 200 pp. Beautiful halftone facsimile of a collection of solo lute music, German, French and Italian songs with lute accompaniment and finger exercises formerly in the possession of Elisabeth (1596-1626), the eldest daughter of the Landgraf Moritz von Hessen. The instrumental pieces are notated in French lute tablature while the vocal compositions are notated in white mensural notation. Composers include Victor de Montbuysson and George Schimmelpfennig. 7-course lute. Hardbound with coverboards that duplicate the original (sumptuously decorated with the family’s coat of arms). Few copies remaining. $95 (more info... ) [item no.8610]


[El Escorial, Bibl. del Monasterio, V.III.24] Codex Escorial Chansonnier. Biblioteca del Monasterio El Escorial, Signature: Ms. V. III. 24. Herausgegeben und mit einem Nachwort versehen von Wolfgang Rehm.
Documenta Musicologica, II/2. Kassel, 1958. 17 x 25 cm, 124, 5 pp. 2-color line-cut of a North Burgundian chansonnier from the Dufay-Binchois period. Collection of 62 pieces. Afterword in Ger. Coverboards in beautiful vellum paper. [item no.1398]


[Königsberg] Die zwei ältesten Königsberger Gesangbücher von 1527. Herausgegeben von J. Müller-Blattau.
Veröffentlichungen aus der Staats- und Universitätsbibliothek zu Königsberg, 1. Kassel, 1933. [item no.3535]


[London, British Library, add. 27630] Die Handschrift London, British Museum, Add. 27 630 (LoD). Teil I: Faksimile. Teil II: Übertragung der Organa und Motetten herausgegeben von Wolfgang Dömling.
Das Erbe Deutscher Musik, 52-53. Kassel, 1972. Oblong & upright, 33 x 25 cm, I: 218, II: xii, 75 pp. Halftone of a ms written c.1350-1400, probably in a South German Augustinian cloister. Mainly polyphonic settings. Introduction, indices, transcriptions and critical notes. 2 vols. Linen. [item no.1471]


[Lotter, J.J., publisher] Katalog des Augsburger Verlegers Lotter von 1753. [Herausgegeben von] Adolf Layer. [Kreis- und Studienbibliothek, Dillingen].
Catalogus Musicus, II. Kassel, 1964. 8 x 13.5 cm, 44, xi pp. Line-cut of the Augsburg, 1753 edition. The Augsburg firm of J.J. Lotter was one of the leading music publishers/dealers in 18th-c. Germany, especially for the southern German states. Wrappers. $20 [item no.4795]


[Lüdingworth Organ Tabulature] Tabulatur Lüdingworth. Norddeutsche Orgelmusik des 16. Jahrhunderts. Faksimile und Übertragung herausgegeben und kommentiert von Konrad Küster.
Documenta Musicologica, II/38. Kassel, 2007. 4°, xxi, 8, 6 pp. These recently rediscovered leaves, reproduced here in a full-color facsimile edition, contain the earliest known organ chorale by a Lutheran organist (associated with the world famous Arp Schnitger organ in Lüdingworth) and documents the earliest available sources of late German organ tablature. Together with a new critical edition. Commentary in Ger-Eng. Hardbound. $48 [item no.8866]


[Munich, Bayerische Staatsbibl., clm 351] Das Liederbuch des Dr. Hartmann Schedel: Faksimile.
Das Erbe Deutscher Musik, 84. Kassel, 1978. Oblong, 33 x 25 cm, vi, 174, 4 pp. Halftone of an important German songbook copied during the 1460s by the Nuremberg doctor and historian, Hartmann Schedel. 128 pieces with music, 68 of which are polyphonic lieder. The collection includes works by Dufay, Ockeghem, Busnois, and other Franco-Flemish composers. 26 concordances with the Buxheimer Orgelbuch. Linen. $198 [item no.1413]


Petresco, J.-D. Études de paléographie musicale Byzantine.
Bucarest, 1967. 22 x 30 cm, 680, + 31 plates pp. Comprehensive study of Byzantine notation working from mss from the 11th to the 17th centuries. Parallel critical edition of the melodies of the 4 modes (authentic and plagal) from four to five of the most important mss. With 30 halftone plates and numereous snippets. Bibliography. Hardbound. $135 [item no.2884]


[Renata von Gehema] Das Lautenbuch der Virginia Renata von Gehema. Faksimileausgabe nach der handschriftlichen Tabulatur Mus. ms. 40265 der Deutschen Staatsbibliothek Berlin. Einführung von Gerhard Otremba.
Leipzig, 1984. Oblong, 8º, 198 pp. Halftone. Lute collection from c.1650. 157 pieces written in French tablature, predominantly dances, together with transcriptions of lieder and psalms. Composers include Gaultier, Pinel & J. Erben. Quarter linen with coverboards in decorative paper. [item no.1068]


[Rostock, Universitätsbibl. Phil. 100/2] Rostock Liederbuch: Niederdeutsche Handschrift des 15. Jahrhunderts aus dem Bestand der Universitätsbibliothek Rostock; Das Rostocker Liederbuch nach den Fragmenten der Handschrift neu herausgegeben von F. Ranke & J.M. Müller.
Documenta Musicologica, II/18. Kassel, 1987. 17 x 24, Oblong, 23 x 15 cm, 113, 5; 44 pp. 2-color halftone of the c.1475 songbook. Includes 27 monophonic pieces and 2 a 2. Forms 6 concordances with the “Lochaimer Liederbuch”. Together with a reprint of the important study by Ranke and Müller-Blattau (Halle, 1927). Cloth. [item no.3975]


MODERN EDITIONS

Cabezón, Antonio de. Selected Works for Keyboard. Edited by Gerhard Doderer & Miguel Bernal Ripoll.
Kassel, 1967. 4°. Modern edition. Wrappers. $156 [item no.6933]


Landwehr-Melnicki, Margareta. Die Gesänge des altrömischen Graduale, Vat. lat. 5319. Einführung von Bruno Stäblein. Notenteil, kritischer Bericht und Verzeichnisse von Margareta Landwehr-Melnicki.
Monumenta Monodica Medii Aevi, II. Kassel, 1970. 8º, 164, 723 pp. Linen. $385 [item no.5813]


Ortiz, Diego. Tratado de glosas sobre clausulas y otros generos de puntos en la musica de violones, Roma 1553. Übertragen von Max Schneider.
Kassel, 1967. Oblong, 25 x 16 cm, 176, with 14 pp. Complete edition in modern notation with a selection of line-cut reproductions. Introduction and translation in Ger. Wrappers. [item no.1969]


Ortiz, Diego. Tratado de glosas. Edited by Annette Otterstedt. Translated by Hans Reiners.
Kassel, 2003. Oblong, 25 x 16 cm, 126 pp. Complete edition in modern notation with a selection of line-cut reproductions. Introduction and translation in Ger-Sp-It-Eng. Hardbound. $58 [item no.8362]


Schlager, Karlheinz. Alleluia-Melodien I bis 1100, 411 Melodien der römischen Messe. Herausgeben von Karlheinz Schlager.
Monumenta Monodica Medii Aevi, VII. Kassel, 1968. 8º, xxxi, 682 pp. Transcription and critical commentary of 410 Alleluia melodies from the Roman Mass of the 10th and 11th c. Part I (up to 1100). Cloth. [item no.5989]


Schlager, Karlheinz. Alleluia-Melodien II ab 1100, 411 Melodien der römischen Messe. Herausgeben von Karlheinz Schlager.
Monumenta Monodica Medii Aevi, VIII. Kassel, 1987. 8º, xxxi, 682 pp. Transcription and critical commentary of 410 Alleluia melodies from the Roman Mass of the 10th and 11th c. Part II (from 1100 on). Cloth. $405 [item no.6684]


Schubert, Franz (complete chamber works) Sämtliche Kammermusik-Werk im Taschenbuch.
Kassel, 1996. 8º, 3 vols, ca.1724 pp. Reprint of the complete chamber works of Schubert as published in the NSA. Wrappers. $114 [item no.5875]


Stäblein, Bruno. Die mittelalterlichen Hymnenmelodien des Abendlandes. Einführung von Bruno Stäblein.
Monumenta Monodica Medii Aevi, I. Kassel, 1956. 8º, xviii, 721 pp. Linen. [item no.6332]


Van der Werf, Hendrik. Trouvères-Melodien I. Blondel de Nesle, Gautier de Dargies, Chastelain de Coucy, Conon de Bethune, Gace Brule. Herausgegeben von Hendrik van der Werf.
Monumenta Monodica Medii Aevi, XI. Kassel, 1977. 8º, xvi, 616 pp. Linen. $251 [item no.6918]


Van der Werf, Hendrik. Trouvères-Melodien II. Thibaut de Navarre, Moniot d’Arras, Moniot de Paris, Colin Muset, Audefroi le Bastard, Adam de la Halle. Herausgegeben von Hendrik van der Werf.
Monumenta Monodica Medii Aevi, XII. Kassel, 1979. 8º, iv, 745 pp. Linen. $260 [item no.5816]


Weiß, Günther. Introitus-Tropen I. Das Repertoire der südfranzösischen Tropare des 10. und 11. Jahrhunderts. Herausgegeben von Günther Weiß.
Monumenta Monodica Medii Aevi, III. Kassel, 1970. 8º, xlii, 470, 48 pp. Linen. $175 [item no.5814]


MONOGRAPHS

Christensen, Jesper Bøke. 18th Century Continuo Playing. A Historical Guide to the Basics. Translated by J. Bradford Robinson.
Kassel, 2002. Oblong, 28 x 21 cm, 155 pp. A wonderful overview and tutor of continuo practice—1690 to 1735—based on the historical sources. Hardbound. $48 [item no.6620]


Finscher, Ludwig (ed.) MGG—Die Musik in Geschichte und Gegenwart. Allgemeine Enzyklopädie der Musik befründet von Friedrich Blume. Zweite, neubearbeitete Ausgabe herausgegeben von Ludwig Finscher. Subject Encyclopedia (9 vols); Biographical Encyclopedia (17 vols); Index to Biographical Encyclopedia (1 vol); Supplement to Subject Section (1 vol).
Kassel, 1994-2007. 8º, 29 vols. Buckram. Please inquire for special OMI price. Sets at the original 1994 subscription price can still be purchased—limited offer. (more info... ) [item no.6644]


Otterstedt, Annnette. The Viol.
Kassel, 2001. 8º, 254 pp. Comprehensive study on the viola da gamba. Hardbound $49 [item no.6380]