[Op. 50]. Das Paradies und die Peri. Dichtung aus Lalla Rookh von Th. Moore für Solostimmen, Chor und Orchester... Klavierauszug. Op. 50... Pr. 5 Thlr. [Piano-vocal score]. Robert SCHUMANN.

[Op. 50]. Das Paradies und die Peri. Dichtung aus Lalla Rookh von Th. Moore für Solostimmen, Chor und Orchester... Klavierauszug. Op. 50... Pr. 5 Thlr. [Piano-vocal score]

Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel [PN 7069], [1844]. Folio. Contemporary green half leather with matching green textured cloth boards with titling and date "11 July 1849" within gilt rules to upper. 1f. (title), [1]-4 (text), 3-133, [i] (blank) pp. Title lithographed, text typeset, music engraved.

Enumeration of all pages with alto solo entrances in pencil to first page of text; alto solo entrances in score marked in pencil throughout.

Binding slightly worn, rubbed and bumped. Slightly foxed and browned; upper edges dampstained throughout, more heavily to first and last leaves; publisher's handstamp to foot of title.

First Edition. Hofmann p. 115. McCorkle pp. 223-24. Hoboken 15, 93 (with original wrappers).

This score was evidently used by a person who sang the alto solo part.

The text was translated from the English original by Emil Flechsig (1808-1878); Schumann made significant alterations. Item #24800

Price: $750.00  other currencies

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