[Opp. 24, 25, 27 nos. 1, 81, and 85 no. 12]. A collection of early editions of lieder and excerpts from the opera Genoveva. Robert SCHUMANN.
[Opp. 24, 25, 27 nos. 1, 81, and 85 no. 12]. A collection of early editions of lieder and excerpts from the opera Genoveva
[Opp. 24, 25, 27 nos. 1, 81, and 85 no. 12]. A collection of early editions of lieder and excerpts from the opera Genoveva

[Opp. 24, 25, 27 nos. 1, 81, and 85 no. 12]. A collection of early editions of lieder and excerpts from the opera Genoveva

Folio. Half dark green textured cloth with black textured cloth boards.

Op. 24
Liederkreis von H. Heine für eine Singstimme und Pianoforte componirt und Mademoiselle Pauline Garcia zugeeignet... Op. 24... Pr. 1 Thlr. Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel [PN 6343], [after 1840]. 1f. (title), 3-23, [i] (blank) pp. Engraved. Publisher's handstamp to foot of title; title and final leaf professionally repaired at edges; lower right corners creased; handstamp slightly trimmed. Various annotations in pencil (including instructions in German for transposition). First Edition, later (unrecorded) issue, lacking printer's note to lower left corner of p. 3, "Stich und Druck von Breitkopf & Härtel in Leipzig." Hofmann p. 61. McCorkle pp. 100-10.

Op. 25
Myrthen Liederkreis Göthe, Rückert, Byron, Th. Moore, Heine, Burns & J. Mosen für Gesang und Pianoforte... Op. 25. Heft I. Heft II. Heft III. Heft IV, à 20 Ngr. Leipzig, Fr. Kistner [PNs 1290, 1291, 1293, 1294], [ca. 1842]. First Edition, later issue, lacking credits to Krätzschmer to illustrated title. Hofmann pp. 63/65. McCorkle p. 111.

Heft I: 1f. (title within decorative border printed in green), [i] (dedication), 5-17, [i] (blank) pp.

Heft II: [i] (title), 2-14 pp.

Heft III: [i] (title), 2-15, [i] (blank) pp.

Heft IV: 1f. (title), 3-13, [i] (blank) pp. Lacking pp. 11-12 (lieder no. 25).

Title and dedication pages lithographed, music engraved. Signature "Jenny Meyer" in pencil to upper right corner of all titles. Uniformly browned; title of Heft III detached; tear to foot of final page. With additional pagination to some pieces at lower corners.

Op. 81
Gesangstücke mit Pianoforte-Begleitung aus der Oper Genoveva... op. 81... Leipzig u. Berlin: Bureau de Musique von C. F. Peters [PNs 4405-4414], [?1860]... Der vollständige Klavier-Auszug mit Text, sowie für Piano à 4 ms. ist gleichfalls erschienen.
No. 1. Vierstimmiger Choral: Erhebet Herz und Hände (mit Stimmen). 7 1/2 Ngr. [i] (title), 2-3, [i] (blank) pp.
No. 2. Lied des Golo: Frieden zieh in meine Brust. 7 1/2 Ngr. [i] (title), 2-5, [i] (blank) pp.
Nr. 3. Lied: O weh des Scheidens 5 Ngr. [i] (title), 2-3, [i] (blank) pp.
No. 4. Duettino für Sopran und Tenor: Wenn ich ein Vöglein wär. 10 Ngr. 1f. (title), 3-7, [i] (blank) pp.
No. 5. Gebet der Genoveva: O Du, der über alle wacht .7 1/2 Ngr. [i] (title), 2-5, [i] (blank) pp.
No. 6. Lied des Siegfried: Bald blick ich dich wieder mein Heimathschloss. 10 Ngr. 1f. (title), 3-7, [i] (blank) pp.
No. 7. Lied der Margarethe: Jch sah ein Kind im Traum. 10 Ngr. [i] (title), 2-6, [i] (blank) pp.
No. 8. Duettino für Sopran u. Alt: Abendlüfte kühle wehn. 10 Ngr. [i], (title), 3-7 (no. 8), [i] (blank) pp.
No. 9. Quartettino für 2 Soprane u. 2 Tonore [!Tenöre]: Wann die Lichter der Erde verglühn. 7 1/2 Ngr. [i] (title), 2-5, [i] (blank) pp.
No. 10. Gebet der Genoveva: Mich geb ich hier in Deine Hand. 7 1/2 Ngr. [i] (title), 2-5, [i] (blank) pp.

Engraved. Signature "Jenny Meyer" in pencil to lower right corner of all ten volume titles. First Edition of excerpts. Very rare. Only one complete set in WorldCat (University of Oxford). Not in Hofmann or McCorkle.

Bound with:
- 3 songs in manuscript in a professional copyist's hand:
[Op. 25, no. 1]. Widmung. [i] (title), [2]-[5], [i] (blank) pp. (transposed down to G-flat major). Handstamp of Jenny Meyer to head of title. Occasional annotations in pencil
[Op. 25, no. 3]. Der Nussbaum. [i] (title), [2]-[6] pp. (transposed down to F major)
[Op. 27, no. 1]. "Sag an, o lieber Vogel mein." [i] (title), [2]-[3], [i] (blank) pp. (transposed down to A major)

- Abend-Lied... Aus Op. 85 Nr. 12 apart, ist in folgenden Editionen erschienen... Für Sopran oder Tenor mit Piano 5 Sgr. J. Schuberth & Co. Leipzig und New-York [PN 3613], [ca. 1870]. [i] (series title), 14-15, [i] (publisher's catalogue listing publications up to ca. 1857 and prices in Thaler and Neugroschen). Lithographed. With publisher's handstamp to foot of title. Later edition of arrangement, with neither arrangement nor text credited. Schumann composed the piece for piano, three-hands. Between 1859 and 1876, Schuberth published numerous arrangements for a variety of instrumental combinations (see McCorkle p. 958, where the present arrangement is dated at 1863, but others listed on the series title are dated as late as 1870).

Boards worn and detached, spine lacking. Signatures loose.

From the collection of Jenny Meyer, possibly the singer (1834-94) and sister-in-law of Julius Stern, director of the Stern Conservatory of Music in Berlin from 1883-94. Item #24914

Price: $700.00  other currencies

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