Media Information

 
 
 
Collection:
Folger Shakespeare Library Digital Image Collection
Source Creator:
Mendelssohn-Barthold y, Felix, 1809-1847.
Source Title:
[Sommernachtstraum. Ouverture; arr.] Overture to Shakespeare’s Midsummer night’s dream arranged as a duet for two performers [manuscript], 1829? July 10 / by Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy.
Source Created or Published:
1829? July 10
Physical Description:
p.6 || p.7
Source Call Number:
V.a.372
Digital Image File Name:
56819
Digital Image Type:
FSL collection
Hamnet Bib ID:
231262
Hamnet Holdings ID:
280209
HAMNET CATALOG RECORD:
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Creator (Hamnet):
Mendelssohn-Barthold y, Felix, 1809-1847.
Uniform Title (Hamnet):
Sommernachtstraum. Ouverture; arr.
Title (Hamnet):
Overture to Shakespeare's Midsummer night's dream arranged as a duet for two performers [manuscript], 1829? July 10 / by Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy.
Physical Description (Hamnet):
1 ms. piano score (16 p.) ; 25 x 32 cm (Obl. fo.)
Notes (Hamnet):
[1], 2-15, [1] p.
Notes (Hamnet):
Contains Mendelssohn's autograph piano duet, arranged with his sister Fanny, of his Overture to Shakespeare's Midsummer night's dream (opus 21).
Notes (Hamnet):
Dated 10th July by Mendelssohn; different hand penciled the year '1829'.
Notes (Hamnet):
Thought to be copied by Mendelssohn during visit to London in 1829, based on English watermark ("W King 1829"), date and title.
Notes (Hamnet):
On p. 3, the number '1172' appears.
Notes (Hamnet):
"The pen's excellencie" : treasures from the manuscript collection of the Folger Shakespeare Library / compiled and edited by Heather Wolfe. Seattle : Distributed by University of Washington Press, 2002, p. 172-173
Notes (Hamnet):
Exhibited: "The Pen's Excellencie" : Treasures from the Manuscript Collection of the Folger Shakespeare Library, curated by Heather Wolfe, Folger Shakespeare Library, Washington, D.C., February 6- June 8, 2002.
Notes (Hamnet):
Washington, D.C., Folger Shakespeare Library, 2004-2005. Letterwriting in Renaissance England (catalog entry 21) DFo
Notes (Hamnet):
Purchased from The English Books Co Ltd., 1937.
Citations (Hamnet):
Charteris, R. Annotated catalogue of the music manuscripts in the Folger, 90
Provenance (Hamnet):
Formerly MS 6256.
Subject (Hamnet):
Incidental music -- 19th century -- Excerpts, Arranged -- Manuscripts.
Subject (Hamnet):
Overtures -- 19th century -- Manuscripts.
Subject (Hamnet):
Manuscripts -- 19th century.
Associated Name (Hamnet):
Hensel, Fanny Mendelssohn, 1805-1847.
Associated Name (Hamnet):
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616.
Call Number (Hamnet):
V.a.372

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