[Op. 59]. Der Rosenkavalier Komödie für Musik von Hugo von Hofmannsthal... Op. 59 Arrangement von Otto Singer. Vollständiger Klavier-Auszug mit deutschem Text. [Piano-vocal score]. Richard STRAUSS.

[Op. 59]. Der Rosenkavalier Komödie für Musik von Hugo von Hofmannsthal... Op. 59 Arrangement von Otto Singer. Vollständiger Klavier-Auszug mit deutschem Text. [Piano-vocal score]

London W.1 ... Berlin-Grunewald: Fürstner Limited... Johannes Oertel [PN A. 5903 F. et al.], [ca. 1938]. Large folio. Original decorative wrappers. [i] (title), [i] (performing rights notice), [1] (printed dedication to the Pschorr family [Strauss's mother's family]), [i] (blank), [3] (cast), [4] (blank), 5-442 pp. Prefatory matter and p. [58] in facsimile of the copyist's manuscript. Note to lower right corner of final page of music: "Stich und Druck C.G. Röder, Leipzig." Note to foot of title: "Copyright 1910 by Adolph Fürstner – renewed 1938 by Fürstner Limited."

The basic plate number is 5903; several pages carry a second plate number (5929, 5931, 5932, 6000).

Bookplate, "ExLibris Reuben Jacobi," to verso of upper wrapper.

Wrappers slightly frayed at edges; spine torn, with significant loss and tape repairs to head and tail. Slightly browned; minimally foxed.

First Edition, later issue. Trenner 227. Müller von Asow, p. 468. First issue was 1910. The plate number 6000 refers to the piano-vocal score with French text, the other extra numbers to offprints.

In 1933 Otto Fürstner (1886-1958), son of the company's founder, emigrated to England and sold the German share of his company to his long-term deputy, Johannes Oertel (1879-1961) while continuing his old business from London. Oertel continued used the Fürstner name until ca. 1938 and his own thereafter. Item #27099

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