2014-2015

 

Facsimile Manuscripts

Berg, Alban, 1885-1935, composer.
[Concertos, violin, orchestra]
Violinkonzert.
Wien: Universal =-Edition, [1946]
Facsimile of copyist’s manuscript.
Acquired through the Susan and Ruth Sharp Book Fund
Music Library Locked Stacks

Berg, Alban, 1885-1935, composer.
[Kammerkonzert, piano, violin, winds]
Kammerkonzert; für Klavier und Geige, mit dreizehn Bläsern.
Wien, New York, Universal-Edition, c1925.
Reproduction nach der Handschrift des Komponisten.
Acquired through the Susan and Ruth Sharp Book Fund
Music Library Locked Stacks

Debussy, Claude, 1862-1918, composer.
[Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune]
Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune / Claude Debussy.
Fac-similé du manuscrit autographe de la partition d'orchestre.
[France] : BnF, Bibliothèque nationale de France ; Turnhout : Brepols, [2014] ©2013
Acquired through the Allen B. Cagle Book Fund
Music Library

Gisle, von Kerssenbrock, artist.
Der Codex Gisle : das goldene Graduale der Gisle von Kerssenbrock.
Luzern : Quarternio Verlag, [2015]
Facsimile of monastic gradual from 1300, named after Gisle, von Kerssenbrock, who is credited with its creation in an inscription, for the Cistercian Convent Marienbrunn in Rulle (near Osnabrück). Illuminations include 53 historiated initials depicting the life of Christ, text is in textualis (Gothic), and the notation, on 4 lines, in hufnagel neumatic notation.
Partially acquired through the Susan and Ruth Sharp Book Fund
Green Library, Special Collections, Rare Books Collection M2147 XIV M3


Guillaume, de Machaut, approximately 1300-1377, author, composer.
[Works]
The Ferrell-Vogüé Machaut Manuscript.
Oxford : Diamm Publications, [2014]
Full facsimile reproduction of a medieval French manuscript (MS Vg), containing the literary and musical works of Guillaume de Machaut; originally owned by Jean, duke of Berry, now in the collection of James E. and Elizabeth J. Ferrell (currently on loan to the Parker Library, Corpus Christi College, Cambridge, England).
Acquired through the Susan and Ruth Sharp Book Fund
Music Library Stacks, ND3399 .G853 F47 2014 V.1-2

The Henry VIII book : (British Library, Add. MS 31922) : facsimile.
Oxford : Diamm Publications, 2014, c2014.
Facsimile of the manuscript preserved in the British Library, London.
Works by English and continental 15th to 16th century composers.
Acquired through the Allen B. Cagle Book Fund
Music Library

Schoenberg, Arnold, 1874-1951, composer.
[Von heute auf Morgen]
Von heute auf morgen : Oper in einem Akt; / von Max Blonda; Musik von Arnold Schönberg.
Berlin-Charlottenburg : Im Selbstverlag des Komponisten, ©1930.
Facsimile of the fair copy, partially in Schoenberg’s hand, partially in that of an unknown copyist.
Music Library Locked Stacks

 

Opera

Two hundred scores were purchased from the estate a private collector who amassed a collection of some six thousand opera scores. Works by Bellini, Rossini, Donizetti, Pacini, Mercadante, Berlioz, and Offenbach were acquired.  Also acquired were scores to works in the collection of libretti of French opera and ballet from the 17th-19th centuries, purchased last year. Composers include Boieldieu, Dalayrac, David, Gretry, Halevy, Herold, Mehul and Monsigny. In addition, scores of American opera and operetta from the 20th century were purchased.
Acquired through the Lucie King Harris Books for Music Fund

 

Printed Books

Armin, Ludwig Achim, Freiherr von, 1781-1831, author.
Das Knaben Wunderhorn : alte deutsche Lieder.
Heidelberg : Mohr und Zimmer, 1808.
A collection of German folk poems and songs, often considered one of the most important works of German Romanticism. Verses from this collection were set by several German and Austrian composers including Mendelssohn, Schumann, Brahms, Schoenberg, and Webern. Gustav Mahler was especially inspired by the poems and used them in several of his works, including Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen, his second, third, and fourth symphonies, and others.
Partially acquired through the Susan and Ruth Sharp Book Fund.
Music Library Locked Stacks


Essai historique sur la vie de Joseph Haydn, ancien maître de chapelle du Prince Esterhazy, member associé de l’Institut de France, et d’un grand nombre d’Académies.
Strasbourg : De l'imprimerie de Philippe-Jacques Dannbac, 1812.
Acquired through the Victor III & Abbie H. von Schlegell Family Book Fund.
Music Library Locked Stacks  ML410 .H4 E8 1812

Haydn, Joseph, 1732-1809, composer.
[Die Jahreszeiten. Libretto]
Die Jahreszeiten nach Thomson ; in Musik gesetzt / von Joseph Haydn.
Breslau : R. Richkowsky, [1801]
The original libretto issued for the first public performance of The Seasons on May 19, 1801.
Acquired through the Susan and Ruth Sharp Book Fund
Music Library Locked Stacks
 

Schoenberg, Arnold, 1874-1951, composer.
[Erwartung. Libretto]
Erwartung (monodram) : Op. 17 / Dichtung von Marie Pappenheim; Musik von Arnold Schönberg.
Wien: Universal-Edition, [1916?]
Acquired through the Susan and Ruth Sharp Book Fund
Music Library Locked Stacks

 

Printed Music

Haydn, Joseph, 1732-1809, composer.
[Quartets, violins (2), viola, cello. Selections]
Œuvres d'Haydn en partitions. Quatuors. Tome [1-10] / Gravés par Lobry.
A Paris : Chez Pleyel, auteur et editeur de musique, rue Neuve des Petits Champs no. 1286, vis-à-vis la Trésorerie nati[ona]le, [approximately 1804-1805]
1 miniature score (10 volumes) ; 25 cm (8°)
Engraved throughout; without plate numbers. Each volume is given a "plate letter", beginning at "a" (vol. 1) and continuing to "j" vol. 10.
Reissue of eds. originally published 1803-1804, except v.3, which is the original edition (with Pleyel's earlier address of Rue Neuve des Petits Champs no. 728).
t. 1-2. Op. 76.-- t. 3-4. Op. 20.-- t. 5-6. Op. 50.-- t. 7-8. Op. 33.-- t. 9. Op. 71.--. t. 10. Op. 74.
Acquired through the Susan and Ruth Sharp Book Fund
Music Library Locked Stacks

Haydn, Joseph, 1732-1809, composer
[Quartets, violins (2), viola, cello. Selections]
Leipzig : C.F. Peters Bureau de Musique, [1814?]
4 parts (17 volumes) ; 35 cm
Each cahier has separate t.p.: III quatuors pour deux violons, alto, et violoncelle / composés par Joseph Haydn.
Cah. 1. H. III, 25-27 -- Cah. 2. 28-30 -- Cah. 3. 19-21 -- Cah. 4. 44-46 -- Cah. 5. 81-82, 43 -- Cah. 6. 22-24 -- Cah. 7. 58, 57, 59 -- Cah. 8. 60-62 -- Cah. 9. 47-49 -- Cah. 10. 72-74 -- Cah. 11. 65, 68, 67 -- Cah. 12. 66, 63, 64 -- Cah. 13. 69-71 -- Cah. 14. 75-77 -- Cah. 15. 31-33 -- Cah. 16. 34-36 -- Cah. 17. 78-80
Acquired through the Susan and Ruth Sharp Book Fund
Music Library Locked Stacks

Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus, 1756-1791, composer.
[Requiem, K. 626, D minor. (Süssmayr), vocal score]
W.A. Mozarti Missa pro defunctis : Requiem = W. A. Mozarts Seelenmesse; Klavierauszug / von C.F.G. Schwenke.
Leipzig : Bey Breitkopf und Härtel, [1818?]
Acquired through the Susan and Ruth Sharp Book Fund
Music Library Locked Stacks

Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus, 1756-1791, composer.
[Works, 1800z]
Oeuvres completes de Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.
A Leipsic : au magasin du musique de Breitkopf & Härtel, [18--?]

Cahier II. Douze thémes variés pour le pianoforte. 
Cahier VIII. VI Pièces pour le pianoforte.
Cahier X. IV Sonates pour le pianoforte, violon et violoncelle.

Acquired through the Allen B. Cagle, and Susan and Ruth Sharp Book Funds
The library also owns other volumes of the set.
 

Schoenberg, Arnold, 1874-1951, composer.
[Stücke, orchestra, op. 16]
Fünf Orchesterstücke, opus 16, für Kammerorchester / beararbeitet von Felix Greissle.
Leipzig : C.F. Peters [1925]
Acquired through the Susan and Ruth Sharp Book Fund
Music Library Locked Stacks