[Op. 51]. Drei leichte Quartetten für zwey Violinen, Viola and Violoncell, besonders für solche berechnet, die noch keine höheren Lagen nehmen können... 51tes Werk No. [1... 2... 3]. [Parts]. Leopold JANSA.

[Op. 51]. Drei leichte Quartetten für zwey Violinen, Viola and Violoncell, besonders für solche berechnet, die noch keine höheren Lagen nehmen können... 51tes Werk No. [1... 2... 3]. [Parts]

Wien: Ant. Diabelli & Comp. [PN 5664], [ca. 1835]. Folio. Unbound. Engraved.

No. 1: Violino 1mo: 5, [i] (blank) pp.; Violino 2do: 5, [i] (blank) pp.; Viola: [1] (title with sunburst background), 2-5, [i] (blank) pp.; Violoncello: [1], (blank), 2-5, [i] (blank) pp. Remnants of red tape to title; outer bifolium of Viola part detached.

No. 2: Violino 1mo: 5, [i] (blank) pp.; Violino 2do: [1] (blank) , 2-5, [i] (blank) pp.; Viola: 4 pp.; Violoncello: [1] (title with sunburst background), 3-7, [i] (blank) pp. Outer bifolium of Violoncello part detached.

No. 3: Violino 1mo: 5, [i] (blank) pp.; Violino 2do: [1] (title with sunburst background), 2-5, [i] (blank) pp.; Viola: pp. 4 pp.; Violoncello: [i] (blank), 2-5, [i] (blank) pp. Outer bifolium of Violino 2do. detached; edges frayed.

Handstamp "Grosh. Hess. Schullehrer-Seminar Bensheim" to all three titles, to first page of each part, and to several other pages. Manuscript shelfmarks of "Mus. Seminaristen-Bibliothek" (most probably of Bensheim), to titles and first pages, struck through in red and replaced with shelfmarks beginning "Mus. Bibl." Measure numbers added in pencil in a modern hand throughout.

Browned; some soiling and foxing; some edges chipped; title detached; printed from worn plates, with impression light in places; pagination mostly illegible.

First Edition. Weinmann: Diabelli, p. 359. WorldCat (3 copies, at the University Library Frankfurt, Case Western Reserve University, and the Eastman School of Music.

"[Jansa's] chamber and violin works, including concert variations, fantasies, sonatas, trios, quartets and church music (published in Paris, Vienna and Leipzig) display a certain musicality and compositional facility, but they lack clearcut originality." Alena Němcová in Grove Music Online. Item #25720

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