The Königsberg Manuscript

A facsimile of Manuscript 285-MF-LXXIX (olim Preußisches Staatsarchiv, Königsberg, Msc. A 116.fol). Central Library of the Lithuanian Academy of Science, Vilnius. With an Introduction, Inventory and Index by Arthur J. Ness and John M. Ward.

Columbus: Editions Orphée, 1989.

Folio. Dark green boards with titling gilt to upper and spine. 52 pp. text, 1f. (recto half-title, verso blank) + 78ff. manuscript facsimile (pp. [53]-[183]), [i] (blank).

Contains over 250 works, including compositions by Dowland, Johnson, and Hoskins. "With nearly 260 German, English, French and Netherlands solo and ensemble pieces for lute and 17 familiar English pieces and consort parts for bandora, accounting for approximately twenty percent of that instrument's surviving repertory, the Königsberg Manuscript, ... bears the cosmopolitan stamp of music surrounding the Brandenburg Court ..." p. 12

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