Bartholdy. Schweizer Skizzenbuch 1842 Faksimile
Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy. Swiss Sketchbook 1842
Facsimile edited by
2008 Oblong, 30 x 24 cm, 53 pp.
Facsimiles of 21 pencil landscape drawings that
Mendelssohn made as a sort of diary during a trip to Switzerland in
1842 on the occasion of a
music festival. Each drawing is signed and commented on. The album
begins with a view of
Frankfurt am Main where the group embarked; the trip continued through
Lausanne, Chamonix, Bern and
Martigny ins Rhonetal, finally ending with Interlaken and Zürich.
Commentary in Ger-Eng.
Hardbound. A perfect gift for any Mendelssohn lover. $85