Ludwig van Beethoven

A Sketchbook from the Year 1821 (Artaria 197). Sketches for the Agnus Dei and other Movements of the “Missa solemnis”, the Piano Sonata Op.110 and Op.111, and the Canon
Edited by William Drabkin. Vol. I: Facsimile; Vol. II: Transcription and Commentary

[sketchook, "Artaria 197"]

Beethoven, Artaria 197

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Veröffentlichungen des Beethoven-Hauses in Bonn, I/37. Bonn, 2010. Oblong, 4°, 96, 100 pp. Beautiful color halftone. The sketchbook, well known under the name Artaria 197, has been edited and published for the first time in a complete historical-critical edition by the Beethoven expert William Drabkin. The sketchbook used by Beethoven in 1821 contains drafts of music for prominent later works: to the Missa solemnis and the final two piano sonatas, as well as many hitherto unknown sketches. The edition has been published in English. Linen. $279


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