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BACH, Carl Philipp Emanuel, 1714-1788 (Richard, Annette) Portrait Collection. Edited by Annette Richard.
Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach, The Complete Works, VIII/4. Los Altos, 2012. 8°, 2 vos, 598 pp. Extensive catalog of portraits of C.P.E. Bach, his family and contemporaries with one volume of fine halftone reproductions. One of the most important C,P.E. Bach iconographies to date. 2 volumes, cloth. $95 (more info... ) [item no.9310]
BEETHOVEN, Ludwig van, 1770-1827 [sketchbook, “Landsberg 6”] Beethoven’s “Eroica” Sketchbook. A Critical Edition. Transcribed, Edited, and with a Commentary by Lewis Lockwood and Alan Gosman. Volume 1: Facsimile; Volume 2: Transcription, Commentary, Inventory.
Beethoven Sketchbook Series, . Champaign, 2012 (in prep). 4˚, 2 vols. Complete halftone reproduction and critical edition of the MS, currently in Kraków at the Biblioteka Jagiellońska (formerly Berlin, Staatsbibliothek, Mus. ms. aut. Beethoven Landsberg 6). Once known as “Notierungsbuch E”, Landsberg 6 is perhaps Beethoven’s most famous sktechbook due in part to Nottebohm’s 1880 monograph on this source. This sketchbook documents Beethoven's creative work from sometime late in 1802 until early in 1804, a transformative period in his artistic career. The most significant sketches are those for the “Eroica” Symphony, op.55, the “Waldstein” Sonata, op.53, and for the first five numbers of the opera Leonore as produced in 1805 (later revised and renamed Fidelio). Hardbound. [item no.9266]
Bettermann, Silke. Beethoven im Bild. Die Darstellung des Komponisten in der bildenden Kunst vom 18. bis zum 21. Jahrhundert. Bonn, 2012.
Bonn, 2012. 8°, 416 pp. Comprehensive overview of the encounter between visual artists and Beethoven, ranging from early authentic portraits to modern contemporary interpretations. Includes various genres, painting, graphic art, sculpture, memorial art, medals as well as performance art. With 235 illustrations. Hardbound. $135 (more info... ) [item no.9298]
BERTALI, Antonio, 1605-1699 Instruction musicalis [Domini Antonÿ Bertalli, 1676]. Ms. [Stift Kremsmünster].
Faksimile-Edition Kremsmünster, 22. Stuttgart, 2012. 17 x 24 cm, 50 pp. Color reproduction of a manuscript dated 1676. Wrappers. $28 [item no.9302]
BRAHMS, Johannes, 1833-1897 [Concerto, violin, orchestra, op.77, D major] Violinkonzert in D-Dur op. 77. Faksimile nach dem Autograph der Library of Congress, Washington. Mit einem Kommentar von Stefan Drees.
Meisterwerke der Musik im Faksimile, 19. Laaber, 2012. Oblong, 38 x 30 cm, xvi, 106 pp. Beautiful full-color halftone of the autograph. Contains numerous corrections and adjustments (involving phrasing, dynamics and minor note changes) by Brahms’ revered friend Joseph Joachim. Hardbound in decorative paper. (special subscription price until 6/30/2012) $240 (more info... ) [item no.9268]
BYRD, William, 1543-1623 Masses for 3, 4 and 5 Voices. Christ Church, Oxford, Mus. 489-493. Edited by John Milsom. With an Introduction by Kerry McCarthy.
Oxford, 2012 16 x 21.6 cm, 5 partbooks, 112 pp. Full color facsimile of MS Christ Church, Oxford, Mus. 489-193. Wrappers, with slipcase. $52 (more info... ) [item no.9282]
My Ladye Nevells Book (British Library MS Mus. 1591). Edited by Oliver Neighbour.
Documenta Musicologica, II/44. Kassel, 2012 Oblong, 8°, 394, 7 pp Duo-tone facsimile of one of the most beautifully written music manuscripts to survive from the late 16th c. and is still preserved in its original ornate binding. It was painstakingly compiled by the Windsor-based scribe John Baldwin, who completed work on it on 11 September 1591. Baldwin seems to have worked under the direction of the composer of all the pieces in the book, William Byrd, and clearly thought highly of him, describing him elsewhere as one “whose greate skill and knowledge: dothe excelle all at this tyme: and farre to strange countries: abroade his skill dothe shyne”. By 1591 Byrd was mid-way through his career as composer of church music and secular vocal and instrumental music. The MS provides a snapshot of the keyboard music he had composed by that date and is an exceptionally important source for his music. It contains some of his best-known compositions for keyboard, including variations on the popular tunes 'Sellinger's Round' and 'All in a Garden Green'. It also includes music written by Byrd specially for the dedicatee of the MS, 'Ladye Nevell'. She has recently been identified as Elizabeth, wife of Sir Henry Nevill of Billingbere, Berkshire. Her family's coat of arms adorns a leaf at the front of the MS. The MS was accepted by HM Government in Lieu of Inheritance Tax and allocated to the British Library in April 2006, with additional funding from donors. (adapted from BL description). Commentary in Eng-Ger. Hardbound. $228 (more info... ) [item no.9297]
CAPIROLA, Vincenzo, 1474-d.? [Intabulations, lute] Vincenzo Capirola Lutebook. Compositione di Meser Vincenzo Capirola gentil homo Bresano. Ca. 1517. [Ms Newberry Library, Chicago].
Lübeck, 2012 21.5 x 31 cm, iii, 76 pp. New full color facsimile produced two up per page. 42 lute intabulations, in Italian tablature, of sacred & secular works from the 15th c. including works by Josquin, Brumel, Obrecht, Agricola, etc. Provides the earliest occurence of legato and non-legato, two kinds of trills and of dynamic indications. Hardbound. $112 (more info... ) [item no.9286]
CESTI, Antonio, 1623-1669 Il Tito. Partitura in facsimile, ed. del libretto, saggio introduttivo a cura di Giada Viviani.
Drammaturgia Musicale Veneta, 5. Milan, 2012. Oblong, 30 x 23 cm, xc, 306 pp. Presented for the first time during the 1666 carnival at the Venetian theater of St. John & St. Paul, “Il Tito” of Nicolò Beregan and Antonio Cesti is an opera frequently cited in the musicological literature of the last 40 years. Surviving archival materials document the genesis of the score with an unusual precision and have clarified many details necessary for reconstructing the Venetian theater production system of the second “Seicento”. In spite of the importance of the work—a collaboration between a not-so-prolific yet widely appreciated librettist and one of the most popular composers of that epoch, there has never been a complete study of the musical and literary sources. The commentary to this new Drammaturgia Musicale Veneta volume finally fills this lacuna, reproducing the oldest and most complete manuscript score of Tito (preserved in the Biblioteca Nazionale Marciana) together with a critical edition of the libretto and a comparative study of the three other musical sources that have survived. Linen. $200 (more info... ) [item no.9311]
DEBUSSY, Claude, 1862-1918 L’isle joyeuse. Kommentar/Commentary: Denis Herlin.
[Henle Music Facsimiles, 24]. Munich, 2012. 27.5 x 37.5 cm, xxii, 18 pp. Deluxe full-color facsimile of the autograph issued on the occasion of the 150th anniversary of Debussy’s birth. This colorful, highly virtuosic piano work is often associated with the island of Jersey, where Debussy secretly spent the summer of 1904 with his new love Emma Bardac. Even if he wrote the autograph during this time, evidence shows that the work was composed at an earlier date and was intended as part of the "Suite bergamasque". During his stay on the island Debussy revised the composition, giving the "Isle joyeuse" its present-day form. Commentary in Ger-Eng. Hardbound in beautiful blue art paper with embossed title in pink lettering. $69 (more info... ) [item no.9250]
ECCARD, Johann, 1553-1611 [& Paul Emmelius] Zween schöne und trostreiche Sprüche [von dem heiligen Ehestand aus dem 31. Cap. Salomonis mit fünff Stimmen componiert]. Königsberg 1591. [Biblioteka Jagiellońska, Krakow].
Faksimile-Edition Krakau, 23. Stuttgart, 2012. Oblong, 20 x 16 cm, 5 partbooks, 20 pp. Line-cut of the Königsberg 1591 edition. A rare source with 2 settings a5 in mensural notation, respectively by Johann Eccard and Paulus Emmelius. Portfolio. $11 [item no.9272]
FIORENZA, Nicola, fl.1720 [Concerto, flute, strings, bc] Concerto in la minore per flauto, 2 violini e basso continuo (1729). Facsimile e apparato critico a cura di Dario Benigno.
Bibliotheca Musica Bononiensis, IV/106. Bologna, 2012. Oblong, 4°, 32, 32, pp + 4 partbooks. Facsimile edition together with modern edition and performing parts. Wrappers. $36 (more info... ) [item no.9295]
FRANCK, Melchior, c.1579-1639 Viridarium musicum [continens amaenissiomos et fragrantissimo ex sacra scriptura decerptos flosculos, quos ad dei ter optimi maximi laudem, ecclesiae usum quotidianum, depellendamque animae tristissimae melancholiam internam, 220.127.116.11.9. & 10. vocibus, harmonia suavissima composuit, & illustravit, Ducalis Capellae Saxo Coburgicae Praefectus]. Nürnberg, Georg Fuhrmann 1613. [Zentralbibliothek Zürich].
Faksimile-Edition Rara, 62. Stuttgart, 2012. 16 x 21 cm, 8 partbooks, 320 pp. Line-cut of the Nuremberg, 1613 edition. 43 settings with sacred texts including 18 a5, 7 a6, 2 a7, 13 a8, 2 a9, and 3 a10. Wrappers, with slipcase in decorative paper. $104 [item no.9271]
GERLE, Hans, c.1500-1570 Musica teusch, auf die Instrument [der grossen unnd kleinen Geygen, auch Lautten]. Nürnberg, H. Formscheider 1532. [British Library, London].
Faksimile-Edition Laute, 10. Stuttgart, 2012. Oblong, 22 x 17 cm, 128 pp. Line-cut of the 1532 edition. Gerle introduces students to the rudiments of playing the renaissance lute, the viol and rebec, including the way they were tuned, held, and played. Musicologists have called it the first viol tutor. Hardbound with decorative paper boards. $48 [item no.9290]
HAYDN, Franz Joseph, 1732-1809 [The Creation, Hob. XXI:2, sketches] Die Schöpfung Hob.XXI:2. Skizzen. Herausgegeben von Annette Oppermann.
Joseph Haydn Werke, XXVIII/3/III. Munich, 2012 4°, 104 pp. Beautiful full-color reproduction of 36 sketch pages, hitherto unpublished, to Haydn’s oratorio “The Creation”, preserved in libraries in Vienna, London and New York. The sketches are very revealing: the famous soprano aria “On mighty pens” originally had an entirely different melody. The 5 notated beginnings of the recitative “Our duty we performed now” make it clear that Haydn even pondered very carefully such apparently standardized musical phrases before opting for a variant. The 3 surviving full-score sketches for the overture “The Representation of Chaos” show in turn how Haydn slowly developed the whole movement out of a basic idea initially outlined on only one page and garnished it with ever finer rhythmic and harmonic details. The whole set gives us a wonderful glimpse into workshop of the composer. With diplomatic transcription and notes in German. Handsome clamshell case in linen. $276 (more info... ) [item no.9267]
HOFMANN, Euchario b.?-1588 [Vyff] Geistlike olde Ostergesenge [van der fröliken vperstandinge van de Doden vnses Heren vnde heilandes Jesu Christi mit 4. stemmen gesettet]. Rostock/ Augustin Ferber 1579. [Stadtbibliothek Västerås].
Faksimile-Edition Västerås, 2. Stuttgart, 2012. Oblong, 21 x 17 cm, 4 partbooks, 76 pp. Line-cut of the Rostock, 1579 edition. 4 partbooks (discantus, altus, tenor, bassus). Portfolio. $18 [item no.9317]
KNABE, Martin, b.?-1652 Concert [von drey Stimmen / zusampt dem Basso Continuo, über das bekandte Klaglied dess langwirigen Kriegswesens:] Wenn soll doch mein Lied [sich enden?] Halle/Melchor Oelschlegel 1635. [Stadtbibliothek Västerås].
Faksimile-Edition Västerås, 3. Stuttgart, 2012. 20 x 29 cm, 34 pp. Line-cut of the Halle, 1635 edition. 4 partbooks (cantus 1, cantus 2, bassus, basso continuo) printed in 1 volume. Knabe was organist at Weißenfels and second-generation student of Heinrich Schütz. $25 [item no.9308]
LEDERTZ, Paul, 16th c. [publisher] [Promptuarii musici, part 3] Promptuarii musici [concentus ecclesiasticos CCLXXXVI: Selectissimos II. III. & IV. vocum... Pars tertia]. Paul Ledertz, Straßburg 1627, RISM 1627(1). [Stift Kremsmünster].
Faksimile-Edition Kremsmünster, 2. Stuttgart, 2012. 20 x 32 cm, 5 partbooks, 1190 pp. Line-cut of the Strasbourg, 1627 partbook edition (vox prima, vox secunda, vox tertia, vox quarta, bassus generalis). An amazingly diverse anthology of sacred motets for 2, 3, and 4 voices, assembled by Johannes Donfried, rector of the Latin School of Rottenburg. Nearly every composer active in the last half of the 16th c. and first quarter of the 17th c. is represented. Hardbound, with marbled paper boards. $240 [item no.9316]
MOUTHON, Charles, 18th c. Concerto à 5. [Stift Kremsmünster].
Faksimile-Edition Kremsmünster, 23. Stuttgart, 2012. 21 x 32 cm, 5 partbooks, 132 pp. Line-cut of manuscript parts preserved in the library of Kremsmünster Abber in Upper Austria. 10 chamber concertos in Italianate style scored for vlh I, vln II, alto vla, tenor vla, and basso continuo (organ). Wrappers. $77 [item no.9315]
NOVERRE, Jean-Georges, 1727-1810 Lettere sulla danza, su balletti e sulle arti (1803). A cura di Flavia Pappacena. Traduzione di Alessandra Alberti.
Chorégraphie, Rivista di Ricerca Danza, nuova serie, 6. Lucca, 2012. 17 x 24 cm, 77, 250 pp. Line-cut of the Paris, 1803 edition. Introduction in Eng. Wrappers. $69 [item no.6966]
PERGOLESI, Giovanni Battista, 1710-1736 Stabat mater for Soprano, Alto, Stings and Basso Continuo. Facsimile of the Autograph Manuscript Edited by Tineke Steenbrink.
Magdeburg, . Oblong, 4°, 88 pp. 4-color facsimile of the autograph score preserved in the Benedictine Abbey of Monte Cassino. Although Pergolesi’s œurve is often subject to misattribution, the Stabat mater in C minor is a genuine work (possibly the composer’s last), commissioned by the Confraternità dei Cavalieri di San Luigi di Palazzo (Naples). The Order presented an annual Good Friday meditation in honor of the Virgin Mary and Pergolesi’s setting replaced the one by Alessandro Scarlatti composed only 9 years earlier. This moving setting—in striking “durezze e ligature” style—conveys the story of the suffering of the Virgin Mary at the foot of the cross; it went through numerous reprinting in the 18th c. and inspired many composers including J.S. Bach. Although the work is performed today with soprano and alto soli, string orchestra and basso continuo, the original called for castrati singers (similiar to Mozart’s motet “Exultate Jubilate”. The score has many ambiguous passages, so this facsimile edition, the first of its kind, will be an important asset to scholars and musicians alike. In preparation. $74 [item no.9318]
REBEL, Jean-Féry, 1666-1747 Les caractères de la danse, 1715 / La Terpsichore, 1720. Présentation: Dona Borel, CeFEdeM Île-de-France.
La Musique Française Classique de 1650 à 1800, 206. Courlay, 2012. 22 x 30 cm, x, 16 pp. Line-cut of the Paris, 1715 & 1720 editions. Preface in Fr-Eng-Ger. Wrappers. $35 [item no.9275]
RHAU Georg, 1488-1548 [publisher] Sacrarum hymnorum liber primus. Wittenberg/ Georg Rhau 1542. RISM 1542(12). [Ratsschulebibliothek, Zwickau].
Faksimile-Edition Zwickau, 6. Stuttgart, 2012. Oblong, 19 x 15 cm, 4 partbooks, 550 pp. Line-cut of the Wittemberg, 1542 edition. Major collection of polyphonic settings of Latin hymns for 4-6 voices. The preface is dedicated to the mayor and council of Joachimstal, and credits Mathesius as having proposed and encouraged the work. Thomas Stoltzer is represent by 39 works. Hardbound in decorative paper, with matching slipcase. $174 [item no.9276]
SCHOENBERG, Arnold, 1874-1951 [Arnold Schönberg Center] Schönberg. Pierrot Lunaire Companion. Elke Fess, Therese Muxeneder.
Vienna, 2012. 15 x 22 cm, 80 pp, w/ 42 color illus. Beautifully illustrated catalog produced on the occasion of composition of Arnold Schoenberg’s Pierrot lunaire in Berlin in 1912. The work was commissioned by Albertine Zehme, whose recitations were marked by a highly individual aesthetic, aiming to “recapture the ear’s prerogative in life”. In terms of its genre, Pierrot lunaire was historically unique at the time Schoenberg composed it and marks the high point of his expressionistic period. The famous melodrama is placed in the extreme danger zone of post-Romantic composition. Pierrot, “with waxen countenance”, is a bizarre and nervous figure, enticed into a counterworld of nighttime phantasms and hopeless passions. A cosmos of tonal shading in the colorful realm between singing and speaking. Ger/Eng. Wrappers. $15 (more info... ) [item no.9312]
STRAVINSKY, Igor, 1882-1971 The Rite of Spring / Le sacre du printemps (1910-13). Centenary Edition in Three Volumes. Facsimile of the Autograph Full Score Edited by Ulrich Mosch; Facsimile of the Version for Piano Four-Hands Edited by Felix Meyer; Avatar of Modernity: the Rite of Spring Reconsidered Edited by Hermann Danuser and Heidy Zimmermann.
A Publication of the Paul Sacher Foundation. London, 2013. 25 x 32 cm, 3 vols. Full color facsimile edition issued on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the first performance of the Rite of Spring. It was an epochal moment in the history of both music and ballet, and it signalled the breakthrough into Modernism. Subtitled “Scenes from Pagan Russia”, it is a work of international scope created as a collaboration among leading figures working in multiple genres—and a masterpiece of extraordinary artistic potency. Ger-Eng text. Special subscription price valid until 3/31/2013 (thereafter $390). $260 (more info... ) [item no.9305]
STROZZI, Barbara, c.1619-c.1664 [Madrigals, 2, 3, 4 & 5 voices, bc, op.1] Sacra corona [motetti a due, e trè voci di diversi eccelentissimi autori moderni, novamente raccolti & dati in luce da Bartolomeo Marcesso].Venedig, Francesco Magni, 1656. [Library of Congress, Washington, DC].
Faksimile-Edition Strozzi, 9. Stuttgart, 2013. 17 x 21 cm, 4 partbooks, 294 pp. Line-cut of the Venice, 1656 edition. 9 madrigals a2 and 12 a3, all with basso continuo. Wrappers, with portfolio in marbled paper. $80 [item no.9314]
WAGNER, Richard, 1813-1883 Kinder-Katechismus zu Kosel’s Geburtstag (WWV 106B). Faksimile nach dem Autograph des Nationalarchivs der Richard-Wagner-Stiftung Bayreuth. Mit einem Kommentar von Sven Friedrich.
Meisterwerke der Musik im Faksimile, 24. Laaber, 2012. Oblong, 29.7 x 21 cm, xvi, 8 pp. Full-color halftone of the autograph score of Wagner’s tribute to “Kosel” (Cosima), his second wife, on her 36th birthday, 25 December 1873. Introduction in Ger-Eng. Hardbound. $63 (more info... ) [item no.9294]
[Lieder, “Matthilde Wesendonck”, WWV 91A] “Wesendonk-Lieder”, Fünf Gedichte für eine Frauenstimme mit Pianoforte-Begleitung (WWV 91). Faksimile nach dem Autograph des Nationalarchivs der Richard-Wagner-Stiftung Bayreuth. Mit einem Kommentar von Elisabeth Schmierer.
Meisterwerke der Musik im Faksimile, 25. Laaber, 2012. 27 x 35 cm, xviii, 22 pp. Full-color facsimile of the autograph (piano & voice) of the work that served as the model for Tristan. Individual settings are “Stehe still”, “Der Engel”, “Schmerzen”, “Im Treibhause”, and “Träume”. Introduction in Ger-Eng. Hardbound. $111 (more info... ) [item no.9291]
[Siegfried Idyll, fair copy, WWV 103] Siegfried-Idyll E-Dur. Faksimile nach dem Autograph des Nationalarchivs der Richard-Wagner-Stiftung Baureuth. Mit einem Kommentar von Sven Friedrich.
Meisterwerke der Musik im Faksimile, 23. Laaber, 2012. Oblong, 29.7 x 21 cm, xviii, 42 pp. Full-color facsimile of the autograph fair copy, first performed December 25, 1870 at his home (Triebschen) on the birthday of his wife. The title refers to their son, Siegfried, at the time, one year old. Introduction in Ger-Eng. Hardbound. $111 (more info... ) [item no.9293]
[Siegfried Idyll, fair copy, WWV 103] Siegfried-Idyll E-Dur. Faksimile nach dem Autograph des Nationalarchivs der Richard-Wagner-Stiftung Baureuth. Mit einem Kommentar von Sven Friedrich.
Meisterwerke der Musik im Faksimile, 23. Laaber, 2012. Oblong, 29.7 x 21 cm, xviii, 42 pp. Same as above but deluxe version bound in full leather with title embossed in gold. $230 (more info... ) [item no.9292]
[Tristan & Isolde, WWV 90] Tristan & Isolde (WWV 90). Facsimile of the Autograph Score from the National Archive of the Richard-Wagner-Stiftung Bayreuth. With a Commentary by Ulrich Konrad.
Documenta Musicologica, II/45. Kassel, 2012 29.5 x 41 cm, 354, 17, 20 pp. Full-color facsimile of the autograph score issued on the occasion of the 200th anniversary of Wagner's birth. In addition to the complete score, the edition includes the autograph concert ending of the Vorspiel as well as three pages that Wagner rejected while composing and later used for sketches. While working on the score to Tristan und Isolde, Richard Wagner expressed his excitement and elation about his new musical drama. Indeed, the radical originality of the work proved to be both unique and forward-looking: Over 150 years ago it signified the dawn of the modern era and to this day it has not lost any of its fascination. Throughout his life, Richard Wagner was proud of his even clear handwriting, always striving to produce manuscripts of a high calligraphic standard. The Tristan manuscript is an example of this but it also bears traces of his working process. It is precisely this aspect of the autograph that makes it fascinating. Reading it, one is witness to Wagner’s highly-concentrated, powerful and relentless writing. It evokes the aura of a singular individual. Commentary in Eng-Ger. Hardbound, with leather spine and decorative paper boards. $840 (more info... ) [item no.9296]
WEISS, Silvius Leopold, 1686-1750 [Works, lute, complete] Sämtliche Werke für Laute. Band 9: Works from Miscellaneous Manuscripts. Facsimile. Edited by Tim Crawford and Dieter Kirsch.
Das Erbe Deutscher Musik, 15. Kassel, 2012. Oblong, 31 x 24 cm. Linen. (more info... ) [item no.9279]
[Works, lute, complete] Sämtliche Werke für Laute. Band 10: Works from Miscellaneous Manuscripts. Transcription. Edited by Tim Crawford and Dieter Kirsch.
Das Erbe Deutscher Musik, 16. Kassel, 2012. Oblong, 31 x 24 cm, 2 vols, xiv, 288; viii 316 pp. Linen. $818 (more info... ) [item no.9280]
COMPOSITE & MISCELLANEOUS SOURCES [Burgos, Monasterio de Cistercienses Calatravas de San Felices] Vita adelelmi (Vida de San Lesmes).
Madrid, 2004. 28 x 37 cm, 158, 236 pp. Deluxe full-color facsimile of a codex containing the Vita adelelmi and the official liturgy and music chants for San Lesmes, patron Saint of Burgos. As Burgos is one of the stops of the Camino de Santiago de Compostela, this work nicely dovetails with Codex Calixtinus (transmitting the equivalent rite for Saint James). Commentary by Ángeles García de la Borbolla García de Paredes, Víctor Márquez Paillo, Rafael Sánchez Domingo, Clemente Serna González, & Miguel C. Vivancos Gómez. Limited edition of 230 copies bound in full leather with generous tooling and linen covered slipcase. (first added to OMI’s offerings in 2012) (more info... ) [item no.9220]
[Faenza, Bibl. Comunale, 117] The Codex Faenza 117. Instrumental Polyphony in Late Medieval Italy. Introductory Study and Facsimile Edition by Pedro Memelsdorff.
Lucca, 2012. 18 x 25 cm, 112 pp. Deluxe full-color reproduction. A small unadorned parchment booklet, MS 117 of the Biblioteca Comunale Manfrediana in Faenza deals with a stunning quantity and unique quality of information on 14th- and 15th-c. Italian musical culture. The Codex is composed of two distinct and independent copying layers. The older one contains 50 non-texted intabulated diminutions generally assumed to be instrumental and dated within the first two decades of the 15th century. They comprise diminished versions of Italian and French songs by some of the major composers of the 14th and early 15th c., Jacopo da Bologna, Bartolino da Padova, Francesco Landini, Antonio Zacara da Teramo, Guillaume de Machaut, and Pierre des Molins, as well as polyphonic estampies and diminutions on dance-related and liturgical tenors, including the 3 earliest alternatim mass-pairs that have come down to us. The younger layer is an autograph by the Carmelite friar Johannes Bonadies, who in 1473 and 1474 used empty folios to add 16 music theory treatises, summaries or tables, and 22 mid- or late-fifteenth-century polyphonic settings, mostly composed by John Hothby, Bernardus Ycart, and Johannes de Erfordia, aside with some anonymous settings and a short Kyrie by Bonadies himself. Hardbound. (more info... ) [item no.9299]
Intavolatura manoscritta per liuto del duomo di Castelfranco Veneto. A cura / Edited by Franco Rossi. [Civico Museo Bibliografico Musicale, Bologna].
Bibliotheca Musica Bononiensis, IV/103. Bologna, 2012. 4°, 38, 216 pp; CD. Full color facsimile (in CD format) plus B&W monochrome facsimile. This manuscript, beautifully copied by Giovanni Pacolini for an English patron, provides testimony to the repertoire intended for solo lute as well as pieces conceived for the unusual ensemble of three lutes. The collection includes music by the most important composers of the first half of the XVI century, and contains a wealth of extraordinary unica pieces, above all some works by Francesco da Milano. Introduction in It-Eng. Wrappers. $87 (more info... ) [item no.9281]
MODERN EDITIONS Bernardi, Stefano. Motetti in cantilena a quattro voci con alcune canzoni per sonare con ogni sorte di stromenti, con il basso per l’organo. 1613. Edizione a cura di Marco Materassi, trascrizioni: Flavio Cinquetti.
Lucca, 2012. 4º, xxiv, 105 pp. Critical edition. Wrappers. $45 [item no.6972]
Brahms, Johannes (new critical edition) Symphonie Nr.4 E-Moll Opus 98. Arrangement für zwei Klaviere zu vier Händen. Arrangement für ein Klavier zu vier Händen. Herausgegeben von Robert Pascall.
Neue Ausgabe sämtlicher Werke, IA/3. Munich, 2012. 4º, xx,, 203 pp. New critical edition. Cloth. $343 [item no.6950]
Brahms, Johannes (new critical edition) Serenaden: Nr.1 D-Dir Opus 11. Nr.2 A-Dur Opus 16. Ouvertüren: Akademische Festoouvertüre C-Moll Opus 80; Tragische Ouvertüre D-Moll Opus 81. Arrangements für ein Klavier zu vier Händen. Herausgegeben von Michael Musgrave.
Neue Ausgabe sämtlicher Werke, IA/4. Munich, 2012. 4º, xxi, 271 pp. New critical edition. Cloth. $456 [item no.6951]
Brahms, Johannes (new critical edition) Arrangements von Werken anderer Komponisten für ein Klavier oder zwei Klaviere zu vier Händen. Herausgegeben von Valerie Woodring Goertzen.
Neue Ausgabe sämtlicher Werke, IX/1. Munich, 2012. 4º, xxxi, 291 pp. New critical edition. Cloth. $494 [item no.6949]
Donizetti, Gaetano (new critical edition) Maria di Rohan, melodramma tragico in tre atti. Edizione critica / Critical Edition a cura di / Edited by Marco Zoppello. Partitura / Full Score.
Critical Edition of the Works of Gaetano Donizetti, . Milan, 2012. 4º, 2 vols, 808 pp. Cloth. $452 [item no.6934]
Gnocchi, Pietro. Sei concerti per archi. Edizione critica a cura di Claudio Toscani.
Collana di Musiche Inedite, 4 Lucca, 2012. 4º, xxiii, 149 pp. Critical edition. Wrappers. $45 [item no.6973]
Greco, Gaetano. 15 toccate. A cura di Friedrich Lippmann.
Musiche Italiane del Settecentro, . Lucca, 2012. 4º, xxxi, 58 pp. Critical edition. Wrappers. $37 [item no.6971]
Weill, Kurt (collected edition) Johnny Johnson. Edited by Tim Carter.
The Kurt Weill Edition, I/13. New York, 2012. 30 x 39 cm. 348; 116 pp. Originally produced by the legendary Group Theatre in 1936, Johnny Johnson marked Weill's first contribution to the American musical theater. With book and lyrics by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Paul Green, the anti-war musical opened in November 1936 on Broadway, where it enchanted audiences and critics alike. Lee Strasberg directed, and the cast included a young Elia Kazan. The edition presents Johnny Johnson in full score, with the complete spoken text placed between the musical numbers. The editor drew on a vast array of surviving source materials, including not only Weill's manuscripts but also rehearsal scores and sets of instrumental parts, often containing several layers of chaotic performance annotations. Carter's introductory essay illuminates the work's genesis and performance history, the editorial process, and performance issues. 11 plates with facsimiles illustrate editorial challenges and solutions. A separate critical report documents every step of the editorial process and provides additional information for future stagings. Linen. $440 (more info... ) [item no.6935]
MONOGRAPHS Alberti, Alfonso. La rosa è senza perché. Niccolò Castiglioni, 1966-1996.
Lucca, 2012. 12º, 281 pp. Wrappers. $44 [item no.6984]
Ammetto, Fabrizio. Materiales didácticos. Que apoyan el proceso de enseñanza-aprendizaje de disciplinas musicales y musicológicas (con un CD de audio adjunto). Cuerpo Académico de Musicología de la Universidad de Guanajunato, México. Fabrizio Ammetto (ed.).
Lucca, 2012. 12º, viii, 143 pp. Wrappers. $38 [item no.6981]
Bellia, Angela. Strumenti musicale e oggetti sonori nell’Italia meridionale e in Sicilia (VI-II sec.a.A.). Funzioni rituali e contesti.
Aglaia, 4. Lucca, 2012. 8°, xiv, 156 pp. Wrappers. $45 [item no.6976]
Bertiere, Maria Chiara. I teatri de Ferrara. Il Tosi-Borghi (1857-1912)
Con Notazioni, 11. Lucca, 2012. 8º, lxxx, 616 pp. Wrappers. $91 [item no.6967]
Bissoli, Francesco. Storia e fonti della Marion Delorme di Ponchielli.
Strumenti della Ricerca Musicale, 18. Lucca, 2012. 8º, x, 256 pp. Wrappers. $42 [item no.6969]
Sirsch, Licia, Maria Grazia Sità, & Marina Vaccarini. L’insegnamento dei conservatori, la composizione e la vita musicale nell’Europa dell’Ottocento. A cura di Licia Sirch, Maria Grazia Sità, Marina Vaccarini.
Strumenti della Ricerca Musicale, 19. Lucca, 2012. 8º, xxiv, 671 pp. Wrappers. $77 [item no.6970]
Cavallo, Paolo. Le fonti musicali in Piemonte, Vol. III: Asti e Provincia. A cura di Paolo Cavallo.
Cataloghi di Fondi Musicali del Piemonte, 6. Lucca, 2012. 17 x 24 cm, xxxvi, , 428 pp. Wrappers. $58 [item no.6993]
Ballardini, Franco & Fabio Renato d’Ettorre. Mazzini pensatore, umanista, musicista amatore. Trento, Riva del Garda, aprile-ottobre 2005. Nel bicentenario della nascita di Giuseppe Mazzini. Sotto l’egida del Comitato Nazionale per le Celebrazioni del Bicentenario della nascita di Giuseppe Mazzini. Sotto l’Alto Patronato del Presidente della Repubblica. A cura di Franco Ballardini e Fabio Renato d’Ettorre.
Lucca, 2012. 17 x 24 cm, x, 195 pp, audio CD. Wrappers. $56 [item no.6999]
Boella, Daniela Petrobelli. Tra feste e cerimonie. Catalogo di una collezione dispersa. A cura di Daniela Petrobelli Boella.
Lucca, 2012. 17 x 24 cm, xx, 530 pp. Wrappers. $58 [item no.6741]
Colturato, Annarita. Mettere in scena la regalità. Le feste teatrali di Gaetano Pugnani al Regio di Torino.
Le Chevalier Errant, Studi sulla degli Antichi Stati Sabaudi e del Piemonte, 8. Lucca, 2012. 17 x 24 cm, 148 pp. Wrappers. $43 [item no.6740]
Cresti, Renzo. Richard Wagner. La poetica del puro umano.
Lucca, 2012. 8º, xxv, 700 pp. Wrappers. $69 [item no.6977]
Cresti, Renzo. Richard Wagner. The Poetics of the Pure Human.
Lucca, 2012. 12º, 236 pp. Wrappers. $44 [item no.6975]
Imago Musicae XXV 2012. International Yearbook of Musical Iconography.
Lucca, 2012. 8º, 244 pp. Cloth. $112 [item no.9303]
Moffa Bosco, Rosy. Fondi musicali dell’archivio ebraico Terracini. Fondo Saluzzo, Fondo Alessandria, Manoscritti di Musica Sinagogale dell’Ottocento.
Cataloghi di Fondi Musicali del Piemonte, 8. Lucca, 2012. 17 x 24 cm, xlx, , 214 pp. Wrappers. $44 [item no.6988]
Pasticci, Susanna. Sinfonia di Salmi: l’esperienza del sacro in Stravinskij.
Musicalia, 9. Lucca, 2012. 17 x 24 cm, vi, 192 pp. Wrappers. $43 [item no.6998]
Recercare XXIII/1-2 2011. A Patrizio Barbieri per i suoi 70 anni. [Rivista per lo studio e la pratica della musica antica / Journal for the Study and Practice of Early Music].
Lucca, 2012. 8º, 196 pp. $35 [item no.6936]
Rota, Daniela. I Gesuiti e le Tarantole.
Lucca, 2012. 12º, x, 129 pp. Wrappers. $44 [item no.6986]
Sità, Maria Grazia & Corrado Vitale. I Quartetti di Béla Bartók. Contesto, testo, interpretazione.
Repertori Musicali, 4. Lucca, 2012. 14 x 22 cm, viii, 347 pp. Wrappers. $45 [item no.6968]