[LW A58]. Beethoven's Adelaide. Franz LISZT.
BEETHOVEN, Ludwig van 1770-1827

[LW A58]. Beethoven's Adelaide

Für das Pianoforte übertragen von F. Liszt ... Pr. 16 Gr.

Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel [PN 6266], [1840].

Folio. [1] (decorative lithographic title printed in green), 2-15, [1] (blank) pp. Engraved. Music printed within decorative blue borders.

Disbound. Slightly soiled and foxed; occasional performer's markings in pencil. Publisher's handstamp to foot of title.

First Edition. LW A58. Searle 466. Raabe 121. LC Catalog 146. Hoboken 10, 98.

Liszt's transcription of Beethoven's Adelaide (Op. 46; 1795) was the first of many arrangements he made of Beethoven's songs. He dedicated the work to the Marchese Maria Martellini, an Italian noblewoman who was one of Liszt's early supporters and patrons.

Item #31559

Price: $250.00  other currencies

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