[Op. 59]. Der Rosenkavalier Komödie für Musik von Hugo von Hofmannsthal... Op. 59 Arrangement von Otto Singer. Vollständiger Klavier-Auszug mit deutschem Text. [Piano-vocal score]
1938·London W.1 ... Berlin-Grunewald
by STRAUSS, Richard 1864-1949
London W.1 ... Berlin-Grunewald: Fürstner Limited... Johannes Oertel [PN A. 5903 F. et al.], 1938. First Edition, later issue. Trenner 227. Müller von Asow, p. 468. First issue was 1910. The plate number 6000 refers to the piano-vocal score with French text, the other extra numbers to offprints.In 1933 Otto Fürstner (1886-1958), son of the company's founder, emigrated to England and sold the German share of his company to his long-term deputy, Johannes Oertel (1879-1961) while continuing his old business from London. Oertel continued used the Fürstner name until ca. 1938 and his own thereafter.. Large folio. Original decorative wrappers. [i] (title), [i] (performing rights notice),  (printed dedication to the Pschorr family [Strauss's mother's family]), [i] (blank),  (cast),  (blank), 5-442 pp. Prefatory matter and p.  in facsimile of the copyist's manuscript. Note to lower right corner of final page of music: "Stich und Druck C.G. Röder, Leipzig." Note to foot of title: "Copyright 1910 by Adolph Fürstner - renewed 1938 by Fürstner Limited."The basic plate number is 5903; several pages carry a second plate number (5929, 5931, 5932, 6000). Bookplate, "ExLibris Reuben Jacobi," to verso of upper wrapper. Wrappers slightly frayed at edges; spine torn, with significant loss and tape repairs to head and tail. Slightly browned; minimally foxed. (Inventory #: 27099)
Musical Autographs and Manuscripts; Rare Books on Music and Dance; First and Early Editions of Printed Music; Prints, Drawings and Ephemera relating to Music and Dance including Opera and Ballet.
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