[Op. 4]. Duos pour deux Violons, 3 Duos concertants. [Parts]. Andreas ROMBERG.

[Op. 4]. Duos pour deux Violons, 3 Duos concertants. [Parts]

Bonn: N. Simrock [PN 234], [after 1825].

Folio. Disbound. Violino 1mo.: [1] (title with catalogue "Duos pour deux Violons"), [2] (blank), 3-17, [i] (blank) pp.; Violino 2do.: 3-17, [i] (blank) pp. Engraved.

The catalogue on the title page includes works published pre-1825 (an arrangement of the overture to Boieldieu's La Dame blanche). The present item ("Romberg, A. Op. 4 3 Duos conc.") is underlined in red crayon. Prices are in French currency.

With handstamp of "C. Flenge's Musikhandel Kjøbenhavn" to foot of title and first page of Violino 2do part.

Slightly browned and foxed; first and final leaves frayed.

First Edition, later issue (the first issue was published in ca. 1803). RISM R2244 (not distinguishing among issues). WorldCat (3 copies, some possibly later issue).

"Romberg's career as a violinist can hardly been separated from that of his cousin Bernhard... His symphonies, string quartets, and quintets with flute or clarinet are original and independent. Works in other genres... have been underestimated. Romberg's craftsmanship is evident not only in obligato writing but also in his mastery of strict counterpoint, which he uses against the prevailing trend of his time." Klaus G. Werner in MGG2.

Item #25917

Price: $75.00  other currencies

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