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Series One: Autograph Music Manuscripts from the Musikbibliothek der Stadt Leipzig

Part 1: Music Manuscripts of Bach, Haydn, Handel and Mendelssohn-Bartholdy and Autograph Letters of Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy and Robert and Clara Schumann

The Musikbibliothek der Stadt Leipzig is one of the world's great music libraries. 
We are delighted to be able to open up their rich collections of music manuscripts to a wider audience through this microfilm edition.  Every manuscript included has been filmed afresh to ensure the highest quality of reproduction.  We include:

  • Over 170 J S Bach manuscripts from the Pölitz, Becker, Scheibner, Mempell-Preller, Rudorff and Peters collections.  Many of these include compositions which are available in manuscript form only.
  • 65 Joseph Haydn manuscripts, featuring concerti, symphonies, chamber music and vocal works.
  • 22 works by G F Handel, including operas, anthems, and oratorios.
  • Letters and musical manuscripts by Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy.
  • Autograph letters by Robert and Clara Schumann.

All of which are supported by a detailed 172pp guide.

Digital Guide
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