[White IV:1-6]. Six Duos Concertans Pour deux Violons... Op. 1er. Prix: 9 f. [Parts]. Giovanni Battista VIOTTI.
[White IV:1-6]. Six Duos Concertans Pour deux Violons... Op. 1er. Prix: 9 f. [Parts]
[White IV:1-6]. Six Duos Concertans Pour deux Violons... Op. 1er. Prix: 9 f. [Parts]

[White IV:1-6]. Six Duos Concertans Pour deux Violons... Op. 1er. Prix: 9 f. [Parts]

Paris: Me. Joly [PN 112], [1825-1829]. Violino primo: 1f. (title), [1] (blank), 2-27, [i] (blank) pp.; Violino secondo: [1] (blank), 2-27, [i] (blank) pp. Engraved. Publisher's handstamp to foot of title of Violino primo part. Hole to final three leaves of Violino secondo part.
A later edition. White IV:1-6. Giazotto 1-6 (another edition). Devriès-Lesure II, p. 241. RISM VV1966c (1 copy only, at the Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, Munich). An additional copy at Royal Conservatory, Brussels.

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[White IV:19-24]. Six Duos Concertans Pour deux Violons Dédiés à M. et Mme. Chinnery... Op: 5. Prix 7f. 50c. [I] Livraison Nouvelle Edition. [Parts]. Paris: Mme. Joly [PNs 142, 148], [1825-29]. Violino 1o: 1f. (title), [1] (blank), 2-15, [i] (blank), 1f. (title), [1] (blank), 2-17, [i] (blank) pp. Violino 2o: [1] (title), 2-15, [i] (blank), 1f. (title), [1] (blank), 2-17, [i] (blank) pp. Engraved. Publisher's handstamp to lower right corner of title of Violino primo part. Quartets numbered continuously through both volumes. A later edition. Rare. White IV:19-24. Giazotto 106-111 (another edition). Devriès-Lesure II, p. 241. Not in RISM. WorldCat (1 copy only, at Cornell).

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VIOTTI, Giovanni Battista
[White IV:34-36]. Six Sérénades en Duos Concertants Pour deux Violons... Œuv: 23. 3e Livre. [2] Partie. Prix: 9 f. [Parts; no. 4-6 only]. Paris: Janet et Cotelle [PN 856], [after 1824]. Violino 1o: 1f. (title), [1] (blank), 2-15, [i] (blank) pp.; Violino 2o: [1] (title), 2-15, [i] (blank) pp. Engraved. Imprint gives address as "Rue St. Honoré , No. 123, Hôtel d'Aligre" with engraved addition in different font, "et Rue de Richelieu, No. 92." Publisher's handstamp to foot of title of Violino primo part. Works numbered 1 to 3. Pp. 13-14 of Violino 1o part cut to smaller size and guarded. A reprint of Imbault's 1807 edition. White IV: 34-36. Giazotto 148-150 (another edition). Devriès-Lesure II, p. 236. WorldCat (1 copy, at the Bibliothèque nationale, Paris). Not in RISM. Grove Music Online and MGG 2 list key of final sérénade erroneously as A minor (E major is correct as confirmed by RISM and Giazotto).

Folio. Violino 1o part in dark yellow wrappers, Violino 2o in blue wrappers with small label to spine.

Early owner's signature, "Emmanuel Soleville," to foot of upper wrappers.

Some soiling, dampstaining, stains, and smudging; binder's holes to Violino 2o part; spine of Violino 1o part completely, of Violino 2o part partially lacking; some professional paper repairs.

Uncut copies of all three works.

"Emerging from the Italian violin tradition, Viotti's works became a symbol and model for the French music of his time. The composer succeeded in combining the most virtuosic elements of violin technique with a unique, specifically instrumental cantabile." Massimiliano Sala in MGG2. Item #26053

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