A comprehensive collection of first and early editions of songs for voice and piano. Felix MENDELSSOHN, MENDELSSOHN, Fanny -HENSEL.

A comprehensive collection of first and early editions of songs for voice and piano

Oblong folio. Contemporary full maroon morocco with titling gilt within highly decorative gilt border incorporating floral motifs: "F. Mendelssohn Bartholdy. Lieder mit Pianoforte. Louise Bunge," inner dentelles gilt, watered silk endpapers, all edges gilt.

Op. 8 Heft 1 (nos. 1-6)
Zwölf Gesaenge mit Begleitung des Pianoforte... Op. 8 Heft[I] Pr. 2/3 Thlr... Zwei Hefte compl. 1 1/3 Thlr. Berlin: Schlesinger [PN S. 1422], [after 1840]. 1f. (title), 3-15, [i] (blank) pp. Engraved. Publisher's circular handstamp to foot of title. Nos. 2 and 3 are by Fanny Mendelssohn (uncredited). First Edition, second state, with music re-engraved. Hensel WV 2000. Wehner p. 469 (MWV Sammeldruck 2). Krause 112. Ward Jones III, 703.

Op. 8 Heft 2 (nos. 7-12)
Zwölf Gesaenge mit Begleitung des Pianoforte... Op. 8 Heft[2] Pr. 2/3 Thlr... Zwei Hefte compl. 1 1/3 Thlr. Berlin: Schlesinger [PN S. 1422b], [after 1840]. 1f. (title), 3-15, [i] (blank) pp. Engraved. Publisher's oval blindstamp to foot of title. No. 12 is by Fanny Mendelssohn (uncredited). Hensel WV 2000. First Edition, second state, with music re-engraved. Wehner p. 469 (MWV Sammeldruck 2). Ward Jones III, 703. not in Krause.

Op. 9 Heft 1 (nos. 1-6)
Zwölf Lieder mit Begleitung des Pianoforte (Erstes Heft: Der Jüngling. Zweites Heft: Das Mädchen)... Op. 9 Heft I Pr. 2/3 Rthl. Berlin: Schlesinger [PN S. 1581], [after 1840].(1)]. 1f. (title), 3-13, [i] (blank) pp. Engraved. Publisher's oval blindstamp to foot of title. First Edition, second state, with music re-engraved. Wehner pp. 469-70 (MWV Sammeldruck 3). Ward Jones III, 705 (the first state of 1830). Not in Krause. First published in 1830.

Op. 9 Heft 2 (nos. 7-12)
Gesänge und Lieder für eine Singstimme mit Begleitung des Pianoforte... Op. 9. Heft [ii]. Berlin: Schlesinger [PN S. 1581], [after 1840]. 1f. (title), 3-13, [i] (blank) pp. Engraved. Publisher's oval blindstamp to foot of series title. First Edition, second state, with title and music re-engraved. Nos. 7, 10, and 12 are by Fanny Mendelssohn (uncredited). Hensel WV 2000. Wehner pp. 469-70 (MWV Sammeldruck 3). Ward Jones III, 706.

Op. 19[a]
Sechs Gesänge mit Begleitung des Pianoforte... Op. 19. Pr. 20 Ngr. Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel [PN 5281], [after 1840]. 1f. (title), 3-15, [i] (blank) pp. Title lithographed; music engraved. Publisher's handstamp to foot of title. First Edition, later issue. MWV Sammeldruck 6. First issue dates from 1833; the price in Neugroschen excludes any date before 1840. The opus number 19 was also assigned to the Sechs Lieder ohne Worte, published by Novello in London in 1832 (now known as op. 19b). Wehner p. 471. Krause 116.

Op. 34
Sechs Gesänge mit Begleitung des Pianoforte componirt und Fräulein Julie Jeanrenaud zugeeignet... Op. 34. Pr. 25 Ngr. Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel [PN 5783], [after 1840]. 1f. (title), 3-15, [i] (blank) pp. Title lithographed; music engraved. Publisher's handstamp to foot of title. First Edition, later issue. MWV Sammeldruck 13. First issue is 1837; the price in Neugroschen excludes a date before 1840. Krause 118.

Op. 47
Sechs Lieder mit Begleitung des Pianoforte componirt und Frau Constanze Schleinitz zugeeignet... Op. 47. Pr. 25 Ngr. Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel [PN 6210], [after 1840]. [i] (title). 2-15, [i] (blank) pp. Title lithographed; music engraved. Publisher's handstamp to foot of title. First Edition, later issue. MWV Sammeldruck 20. First issue is 1837; the price in Neugroschen excludes a date before 1840. Krause 120.

Op. 57
Sechs Lieder mit Begleitung des Pianoforte componirt und Frau Livia Frege zugeeignet... Op. 57. Pr. 25 Ngr. Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel [PN 6929], [1843] . 1f. (title). 3-17, [i] (blank) pp. Title lithographed; music engraved. Publisher's handstamp to foot of title. First Edition. MWV Sammeldruck 26. Krause 122.

Op. 71
Sechs Lieder mit Begleitung des Pianoforte... Op. 71. Pr. 25 Ngr. Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel [PN 7736], [1847]. 1f. (title), 3-15, [i] (blank) pp. Title lithographed; music engraved. Publisher's handstamp to foot of title. First Edition. MWV Sammeldruck 35. Krause 124 (a later issue).

Op. 84
Drei Gesänge für eine tiefe Stimme mit Begleitung des Pianoforte... Op. 84. No. 13, der nachgelassenen Werke. Pr. 25 Ngr. Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel [1850-51] [PN 8302]. 1f. (title), 3-4, 13-14, [i] (blank) pp. Title lithographed; music engraved. Publisher's handstamp to foot of title. First Edition. MWV Sammeldruck 45. Pages 5-12 are erroneously replaced with pp. 5-12 of op. 99 (PN 8527; see below). Krause 126 (a later issue). Ward Jones III, 725.

Op. 86
Sechs Gesänge mit Begleitung des Pianoforte... Op. 86. No. 15, der nachgelassenen Werke. Pr. 25 Ngr. Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel [PN 8319], [1850-51]. 1f. (title within decorative border), 3-15, [i] (blank) pp. Title lithographed; music engraved. Publisher's handstamp to foot of title. Note to caption title of no. 6, Altdeutsches Frühlingslied: "Mendelssohn's letzte Composition, geschrieben am 7ten October 1847." First Edition. MWV Sammeldruck 47. Krause 128.

Op. 99
Sechs Gesänge für eine Singstimme mit Begleitung des Pianoforte... Op. 99. No. 28. der nachgelassenen Werke. Pr. 25 Ngr. Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel [PN 8527], 1852] . 1f. (title), 3-15, [i] (blank) pp. Title lithographed; music engraved. Publisher's handstamp to foot of title. First Edition. MWV Sammeldruck 50. The set is complete, i.e., pp. 5-12 occur twice in the present volume (see description of op. 84, above). Krause 130. Ward Jones III, 729.

Handstamp of music sellers Theune & Comp., Amsterdam, to foot of all titles (in op. 9, Heft 2: series title).

Binding very slightly rubbed and bumped at corners; lower board slightly bumped and scratched. Edges browned; most lower edges dampstained; occasional foxing; minor worming to lower outer corners; manuscript annotations in pencil to op. 19. Item #25037

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