Folio. Unbound. Housed in a heavy contemporary paper folder with manuscript titling to upper including ownership and dating: "Matthae Rieder. 1814."
Soprano: 5 pp. (5 copies)
Alto: 5 pp. (5 copies)
Tenore: 4 pp. (5 copies)
Basso: 5 pp. (6 copies)
Violino Primo: 3 pp. (6 copies)
Violino Secondo: 4 pp. (6 copies)
Viola: 2 pp. (1 copy)
Violone: 4 pp. (5 copies)
Flauto: 2 pp. (1 copy)
Clarino Primo: 2 pp. (3 copies)
Clarino Secondo: 2 pp. (3 copies)
Oboe Primo: 2 pp. (1 copy)
Oboe 2ndo: 2 pp. (1 copy)
Timpani: 1 p. (3 copies)
Organo (with figured bass): 3 pp. (3 copies)
In several hands on different laid papers. All parts with "No. 10" handstamped in red to upper outer margin of first page, some parts with composer's name added.
Slightly worn, browned, and soiled, especially at edges. In very good condition overall.
Unrecorded in Sherman and Thomas: Johann Michael Haydn... a Chronological Thematic Catalogue of his Works, no. 28, pp. 12-13.
Composed in 1760. The autograph full score is held at the Bayerische Staatsbibliothek in Munich.
Michael Haydn, younger brother of Joseph Haydn, "was especially admired for his sacred music... The death of J.E. Eberlin in 1762 led to a reshuffling of the prominent musicians in Salzburg and eventually to Haydn's appointment as court Konzertmeister. Among his colleagues were Leopold Mozart, A.C. Adlgasser, G.F. Lolli and later W.A. Mozart... Haydn composed predominantly dramatic works for the theatre of the Benedictine University; Die Schuldigkeit des ersten Gebots (1767) was the result of a collaboration between Haydn, Adlgasser and the 11-year-old Mozart..."
"... Haydn's sacred vocal music was viewed by most early 19th-century writers on the subject as superior to his instrumental and dramatic works... E.T.A. Hoffmann even considered his church music superior to that of his brother Joseph." Dwight Blazin in Grove Music Online.
A manuscript belonging to Matthae Rieder was included in an auction held in Berlin by the antiquarian Leo Liepmannssohn on October 12, 1882 as lot 47, "Regina coeli Soprano Solo, 2 Violini, organo et violine," dedicated to the singer Nanette Milder of the Hoftheater in Berlin, where Rieder is described as director of a music school in Maria Hilif in 1827. Item #31212
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