Water-Music, Firework-Music, Concertos and Double Concertos for Full Orchestra. [Full score]
by HANDEL, George Frideric 1685-1759
[Farnborough]: [Gregg], 1965. Gregg Press reprint of Volume 47 of the original 1859 German Handel Society edition edited by Friedrich Chrysander."Chrysander was one of the pioneers of 19th-century German musicology ... In 1853 he published essays on folksong and oratorio, on the strength of which he was awarded a doctorate by Rostock University on 19 April 1855. By then he was already deeply interested in the study of Handel and had begun collecting material for a biography of the composer, the first volume of which appeared in 1858. The second followed in 1860 and part of the third in 1867; the work was never finished." Anthony Hicks in Grove Music Online.. Large octavo. Full blue cloth, titling to spine gilt. 1f. (series title), 1f. (title), [i]-iii (preface), [iv] (index),  ("Concerto"), 2-15,  (blank),  ("Water-Music"),18-70,  ("Concerti A. B."), 72-98,  ("Firework-Music"), 100-127,  (blank),  ("Concerti a Due Cori."), 130-241, [i] (index), 1f. (postscript), 203-231, 232 (index) pp. (Inventory #: 28202)
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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