Albi Rosenthal collection of letters between composers and music publishers, 1704-1966.

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Rosenthal, Albi, 1914-,. Albi Rosenthal collection of letters between composers and music publishers, 1704-1966.

Albi Rosenthal collection of letters between composers and music publishers, 1704-1966.

This collection of autograph manuscripts includes letters, postcards, contracts, receipts, lists of works, portrait engravings, a few scores, declarations of copyright, biographical sketches, music notation, and other associated documents compiled by the music antiquarian Albi Rosenthal, and concerns the relationship between composers and their publishers. The collection is centered on important composers, including Bellini, Berlioz, Boccherini, Chopin, Elgar, Joseph Haydn, Mendelssohn Bartholdy, Puccini, Rossini, Schumann, Johann Strauss, Richard Strauss, Stravinsky, Verdi and Wagner, as well as some lesser-known composers such as Bianchini, Martin Gerbert, Guglielmi, Gyrowetz, Onslow, Pleyel, and Steibelt. Music publishers include Breitkopf & Härtel, Haslinger, Hoffmeister & Kuhnel, Kistner & Siegel & Co., Lucca, Ricordi, Schlesinger, Simrock and many others.

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Gerbert, Martin, 1720-1793

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Gyrowetz, Adalbert

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Edited from Ms. 598, Donaueschingen, West Germany, Fürstliche Fürstenberg Hofbibliothek.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Symphony in D / Adalbert Gyrowetz. [19--] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 52169917 Bohemian composer and conductor. From the description of Autograph sentiment signed, dated : Vienna, 8 March 1836, 1836 Mar. 8. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270578474 Edited from Ms. 599, Donaueschingen, West ...

Puccini, Giacomo

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An Italian opera composer, Giacomo Puccini at the time of this letter was overseeing the production of La Fanciulla del West at the Teatro Grande, Brescia. The recipient, Antonio Bettolacci, was Puccini's personal business agent. From the guide to the ALS, from Giacomo [Puccini], Brescia, to Antonio Bettolacci, Torre del Lago, 1911 Aug. 19, (The New York Public Library. Music Division.) From the description of ALS, 1911 Aug. 19, from Giacomo [Puccini], Brescia, to Antonio Be...

Ricordi (Firm)

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"The firm of Ricordi was founded in Milan in 1808 by Giovanni Ricordi (1785-1853); it was directed from 1853 to 1888 by his son Tito (1811-1888), from 1888 to 1912 by Tito’s son Giulio (1840-1912) and from 1912 to 1919 by Giulio’s son Tito (1865-1933). The firm was managed from 1919 to 1940 jointly by Renzo Valcarenghi and Carlo Clausetti, from 1940 to 1944 by Valcarenghi and Alfredo Colombo and from 1944 to 1952 by Colombo, Eugenio Clausetti and Camillo Ricordi. In 1952 it became a...

Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Albrecht, 1874-1936

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N. Simrock (Firm)

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Guglielmi, Pietro Carlo, 1772-1817

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Epithet: composer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001027.0x00021e ...

Schlesinger (Firm)

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Strauss, Richard, 1864-1949

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Richard Strauss (1864-1949) was a German composer. From the description of Richard Strauss audiocassette, undated [sound recording]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122391808 This work was premiered in Munich on November 28, 1883, Hermann Levi conducting. Lahee's Annals of Music in America and Mueller's compendium of the repertoire of 27 major U.S. orchestras make no mention of a U.S. performance. Theodore Thomas conducted the world premiere of Richard Strauss's second sympho...

John Milton and Ruth Neils Ward Collection (Harvard Theatre Collection)

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Pleyel, Ignaz, 1757-1831

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Composed 1792. First performance, 12 March 1792.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Sinfonie concertante for piano and violin / by Ignaz Joseph Pleyel. [19--?] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 53154389 Simultaneously published 1790 in separate versions for viola and for violoncello. This edition 1983.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Viola concerto no. 12 in D, op. 26 / Ignaz Pleyel ; ed[itor] J. Wolfgang Gran...

Elgar, Edward, 1857-1934

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English composer. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Malvern, 12 April [n.y.], to [Plunket?] Greene. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270566154 From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Plas Gwyn, 15 August 1904, to [Samuel Aitken], 1904 Aug. 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270566140 From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Plas Gwyn, Christmas Day 1902, to Mrs. [Louise Alvar] Harding, 1902 Dec. 25. (Unknown). Wo...

Kistner & Siegel & Co.

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Rosenthal, Albi, 1914-2004

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Albi Rosenthal was born in Munich, Germany on 1914 October 5 and died in Oxford, United Kingdom on 2004 August 3. He was an English Antiquarian music dealer who founded A. Rosenthal Ltd., Oxford, United Kingdom. From the description of Albi Rosenthal collection of letters between composers and music publishers, 1704-1966. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 612801584 Epithet: bookseller and collector British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Descri...

Boccherini, Luigi, 1743-1805

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Composed 1761. This edition after a J.F. Peter autograph copied in 1771, now in the Moravian Music Foundation Archives.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Divertimento in B♭ / L. Boccherini. [19--?] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 42554106 The present concerto is not to be confused with the composer's Violoncello concerto No.1 in E-flat major, Gérard no. 474. This edition from photocopies of ms. parts discovered in the Naples (Italy) Co...

Lucca (Firm)

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Chopin, Fryderyk Franciszek

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Composed originally for solo piano 1836, as one of 12 Êtudes in Op. 25.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Etude de F. Chopin op. 25, no. 7 for cello solo and orchestra / by Jules de Swert. [1931?] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 49608220 Composer. From the description of Frédéric Chopin autograph letter to Julian Fontana, 1839 Oct. 4. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 440301778 From the description of Frédéric Cho...

Stravinsky, Igor

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Russian born composer and conductor. From the description of Audio materials [sound recording]. 1931-1965. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 40723194 Igor Stravinsky was a Russian composer. From the description of Sketchbook, [1917?]. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122465769 Stravinsky's opera The Rake's Progress, set to the libretto by W. H. Auden and Chester Kallman, was inspired by William Hogarth's series of paintings. Stravinsky had wan...

Strauss, Johann, 1804-1849

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Austrian composer. From the description of [Flora-Quadrille, op. 177]. [1845?] (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270569621 First performance at the Sperl, Vienna, 17 February 1841. Dedicated to the Philharmonic Society in Nürnberg.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Deutsche Lust oder Donau-Lieder ohne Text, Op. 127 / von Johann Strauss (the elder). [19--] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 55472738 Austrian composer, con...

Schumann, Robert

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Originally composed for solo piano, 1833-1835. Collaborative orchestration of the score, 1908-1909, for the use of the Russian Imperial Ballet. No indication is given of each collaborator's contribution. First performance as a ballet St. Petersburg, 1910. First concert performance, Boston, 25 November 1938, Boston Symphony Orchestra, Eugene Goossens conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Carnival / Robert Schumann ; orchestrated by Rimsky-Korsakov, Glazounov, Li...

Rossini, Gioacchino, 1792-1868

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Libretto by Jacopo Ferretti after Charles Perrault's Cendrillon and librettos by Charles-Guillaume Etienne for Nicolas Isouard's Cendrillon and Francesco Fiorini for Stefano Pavesi's Agatina, o La virtù premiata; first performed in Rome at the Teatro Valle, 25 January 1817; the Holtei translation first performed in Berlin 20 October 1825. Cf. A. Loewenberg. Annals of opera. From the description of Aschenbrödel : komische Oper in zwei Acten, für die Darstellung auf der Königstädt...

Steibelt, Daniel, 1765-1823

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German composer and pianist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to a named but unidentified recipient, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270670076 From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : [n.p., Paris, 15 thermidor an 10 (i.e. Aug. 3 1802)], to Sebastian Erard, 1802 Aug. 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270670073 ...

Quirin Haslinger (Firm)

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Onslow, Georges

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French composer of English descent. From the description of [Andantino espressivo, oboe, piano] : autograph manuscript, 1843 Mar. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270568140 From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Clermont, 29 May 1830, to Albert Probst in Leipzig, 1830 May 29. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270583103 ...

Bianchini, Francesco, 1662-1729

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Francesco Bianchini, scientist, archaeologist and poet who served Alexander VIII and Clement XI as Superintendent of the Fine Arts and Secretary of the Congregation of the Calendar. He published several works, including De Kalendario et cyclo Caesaris, an influential study of the calendar, and was responsible for the construction of the sundial of Santa Maria degli Angelis in Rome. From the description of Letters to various correspondents, 1686-1719. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80...

Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901

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Epithet: composer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001296.0x000089 Opera with a libretto by Salvadore Cammarano, based on Friedrich von Schiller's play Kabale und Liebe, premiered at the Teatro di San Carlo, Naples, on December 8, 1849. From the description of Luisa Miller : melodramma tragico in tre atti / sinfonia musica del Sigr. Mo. Giuseppe Verdi. [ca. 1850] (Yale University). WorldCat record id...

Hoffmeister & Kühnel.

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Berlioz, Hector, 1803-1869

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Hector Berlioz was a French composer. From the description of Letter : from M. Berlioz, Paris, to Monsieur Busset, ingénieur, Dijon, Côte d'Or, 1836 Oct. 9. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122626765 From the guide to the Letter : from M. Berlioz, Paris, to Monsieur Busset, ingénieur, Dijon, Côte d'Or, 1836 Oct. 9, (The New York Public Library. Music Division.) French composer, 19th century. From the description of Autograph letter signed...

Bellini, Vincenzo

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Music by V. Bellini, Italian libretto by F. Romani after Carlo Tedaldi-Fores's play Beatrice di Tenda; opera first performed in Venice at the Teatro La Fenice, 16 March 1833. Cf. New Grove online. From the description of Cavatine für eine Bassstimme aus der Oper Beatrice di Tenda : mit Piano Forte Begleitung : manuscript, [185-?] (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 671538604 Italian composer. From the description of Autograph letter (incomplete), dated : [...

Breitkopf & Härtel.

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Haydn, Joseph, 1732-1809

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Possibly composed by 1778-79. This symphony exists in several different versions. This edition is based on parts published by Siéber, Paris, 1786, which lack the minuet and trio listed in Hoboken.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Symphony no. 53 : (L'Impériale) / by Joseph Haydn ; edited by Alfred Einstein. [19--?] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 50181222 Composed before 1781. Authenticity doubtful. For other editions see callnos. 11...

Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883

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The German opera composer Richard Wagner was at the beginning of his career at the time of this letter. From the description of Manuscript copy of letter from Richard Wagner, 1832 June 15, Leipzig, addressed to Schott's Söhne, Mainz, [1896?]. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122571065 From the guide to the Manuscript copy of letter from Richard Wagner, 1832 June 15, Leipzig, addressed to Schott's Söhne, Mainz, 1896?, (The New York Public Library. Music Divisio...