[Op. 16]. Trois Trios brillans [!brillants] pour deux Violons et Basse... Oeuvre 16 Prix 1 Rthl. 8 Gr. [Parts]. Rodolphe KREUTZER.

[Op. 16]. Trois Trios brillans [!brillants] pour deux Violons et Basse... Oeuvre 16 Prix 1 Rthl. 8 Gr. [Parts]

Leipsic: Breitkopf et Härtel [PN 225], [ca. 1805]. Folio. Disbound.

Violino primo: [1] (title), [i] (blank), 3-20 pp.; Violino secondo: 10 pp.; Basso: 8 pp. Engraved. Handstamp, "R. Cocks & Co. Importers of Foreign Music 20 Princes St. Hanover Sqe. [London]," to foot of Violino primo part title; "Kreutzer" in ink in block letters to upper left corner of first pages of Violino secondo and Basso parts; Numbers "12," "13," and "14" handstamped in red ink as headers to the three trios respectively. Closely trimmed at upper edge, with slight loss to pagination. A later edition. RISM K2291 (1 copy only in the U.S., at the Library of Congress). WorldCat (2 copies, 1 at Cornell and 1 at the University of Chicago). The opus number 16 is unique to the present edition. First edition (Paris: Cherubini et al [PN 179], ca. 1803; RISM K2285) and intervening editions (RISM K2286-90) are without opus number.

Bound with:
KREUTZER, Rodolphe
Trois Trios Brillants Pour deux Violons et Violoncelle, Dédiés à son Ami et Elève P. Lafont... Lettre B. Prix 9F. 2e Livre des Trios. [Parts]. Paris: J. Frey [without PN], [1812-1838]. Violino Io: 1f (title), [1] (blank), 2-19, [i] (blank) pp.; Violino 2o: [1] (title), 2-13, [i] (blank) pp.; Basso: [1] (title), 2-12 pp. Engraved. Publisher's handstamp and handstamp "Kreutzer" to foot of Violino primo part title; "Kreutzer" in pencil to upper left corner of first pages of music of Violino Io. and Basso parts; Numbers "15," "16" and "17" handstamped in red ink as headers to the three trios respectively; cccasional marks in pencil. Violino 2o. and Basso parts dampstained at upper inner corner. Probable First Edition. RISM K2292 (no copies in North America). WorldCat (1 copy, at Stanford University. Exact date unknown; time frame according to Devriès-Lesure II, p. 176. Edition by André, Offenbach (PN 3842; RISM K2293; Constapel p. 230), published in 1818, is possibly earlier. Not in the Grove Music Online works list.

Bound with:
KREUTZER, Paul (fl. early 19th century)
Pot Pourri Pour un Violon avec accompagnement d'un second Violon et Basse... Pr. 8 gr. [Parts]. Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel [PN 400], [1807]. Violino primo: [1] (title), 2-4 pp.; Violino secondo: 2 pp.; Basso: 2 pp. Engraved. Number "18" handstamped in red ink as header to all pages; Violino primo part closely trimmed at upper margin, with slight loss to pagination. A later edition. RISM KK2049 I,2 (2 copies, at the Staatsbibliothek in Berlin and the Sibelius Museum in Turku, Finland). WorldCat (1 copy, at the Koninklijke bibliotheek in The Hague).

The composer Paul Kreutzer is completely obscure; we have been unable to locate mention of him in any of the standard reference works. It is possible that the present work was added to the present collection in the mistaken belief that it was, in fact, by Rodolphe Kreutzer, who had also published some "Pot-Pourris" for the same combination of instruments. Item #25747

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