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7e. quatuor, pour deux violons, alto et violoncelle, oeuv.80

Description: This is a digital copy of the four parts of Charles Dancla's seventh string quartet, op.80 in D minor. Charles Dancla was the most prominent member of a family of musicians and a virtuoso violinist, composer and teacher. In 1828, he was admitted to the Paris Conservatory of Music, where he won the first prize in 1833. At the Conservatory, he studied violin with Paul Guérin and Pierre Baillot. Dancla played solo violin with the orchestra of the théâtre Royal de l'Opera Comique and with the Soc… more
Date: 186X
Creator: Dancla, Charles, 1817-1907.
Partner: UNT Music Library

Airs russes, [op.20]

Description: Musical score for "Airs russes" written for piano by Leopold von Meyer, as part of opus 20. This piece was issued as the second of four pieces published under the title "Repertoire de Léopold de Meyer."
Date: 184X
Creator: Meyer, Leopold von, 1816-1883
Partner: UNT Music Library

Bajazeth

Description: Musical score containing the piano part for "Bajazeth: air national [sic] des turques pour le piano forte" by Leopold von Meyer.
Date: 184X
Creator: Meyer, Leopold von, 1816-1883
Partner: UNT Music Library

[Binder's Collection: Columbus Public Library, Parts]

Description: Bound compilation of parts to accompany the volume M218.C67. This collection's contents do not overlap entirely with those of main volume. The library catalog record follows the handwritten numbering in the main volume, which generally assigns numbers to titles held in common between the two volumes. Therefore, some works are described by their position relative to numbered items. The set of parts also has several short manuscript pieces added at the end; some parts are for both violin or flute… more
Date: unknown
Creator: Columbus Metropolitan Library (Franklin County, Ohio)
Partner: UNT Music Library

[Binder's Collection: Oliver Brett]

Description: Bound compilation of sheet music collected by Oliver Sylvain Baliol Brett, 3rd Viscount Esher. The front cover is monogrammed O.S.B., with a bookplate reading "Ex libris Oliver Brett" on the front inside cover. Nearly all items contain a primary or secondary publishing location imprint in London. The collection is unusual for its inclusion of arrangements for banjo. The titles are generally in alphabetical order, beginning with the letter "K," which suggests the existence of a prior volume. Man… more
Date: unknown
Creator: Esher, Oliver Sylvain Baliol Brett, Viscount, 1881-1963
Partner: UNT Music Library

Cantates, Troisieme receuil

Description: Collection of solo cantatas with continuo by various composers, bound subsequent to publication. A handwritten table of contents with composers and dates (where available), and possibly approximate timings, is on the first end page.
Date: 17XX
Partner: UNT Music Library

Le carnaval de Venise

Description: This is a digital copy of "Le carnaval de Venise" by Leopold von Meyer. The Austrian composer and pianist von Meyer, had a successful performance career in Russia, eastern Europe and Vienna and also achieved success in London and Paris. He visited the United States on October 1845 and his histrionic performance style and bravura showpieces were received with wide acclaim. This piece was dedicate to the operatic soprano Eugenie García (née Mayer; 1815-1880), who was the first wife of the famous… more
Date: 184X
Creator: Meyer, Leopold von, 1816-1883.
Partner: UNT Music Library

Le depart et le retour, deux nocturnes

Description: Musical score containing a piano part for two nocturnes "Le depart" and "Le retour" by Leopold von Meyer. These nocturnes were issued as the first of four pieces published under the title "Repertoire de Léopold de Meyer."
Date: 184X
Creator: Meyer, Leopold von, 1816-1883
Partner: UNT Music Library

Les deux comtesses : opera bouffon imité de l'Italien et parodié sous la musique

Description: Paisiello’s comic operas were some of the most successful of the time. In point of fact, his operas enjoyed 251 performances in Vienna between 1783 and 1792, compared to 63 performances of Mozart’s operas. The intermezzo Le due comtesse, which first appeared in Rome (with an all-male cast) on 3 January 1776, was translated to French and parodied by Nicolas Etienne Framery, who also adapted Paisiello’s Il barbiere di Siviglia for the Parisian stage.
Date: 178X
Creator: Paisiello, Giovanni, 1740-1816 & Framery, Nicolas Etienne, 1745-1810
Partner: UNT Music Library

Fantaisie sur L'elisire d'amore, op. 32

Description: Musical score containing the piano piece for "Fantaisie sur L'elisire d'amore," part of opus 32 by Leopold von Meyer.
Date: 184X
Creator: Meyer, Leopold von, 1816-1883
Partner: UNT Music Library

Fantaisie sur Les Hirondelles

Description: Musical score containing the piano part for "Fantaisie sur Les Hirondelles" by Leopold von Meyer.
Date: 184X
Creator: Meyer, Leopold von, 1816-1883
Partner: UNT Music Library

Fantaisie sur Norma, [op.40]

Description: Musical score containing the piano piece for "Fantaisie sur Norma," part of opus 40 by Leopold von Meyer.
Date: 184X
Creator: Meyer, Leopold von, 1816-1883
Partner: UNT Music Library

La fileuse: parodie d'Omphale

Description: "A parody in one act on André Cardinal Destouches' opera, Omphale."
Date: unknown
Creator: Vadé, M. (Jean Joseph), 1719-1757
Partner: UNT Music Library

Grand galop de bravoure

Description: This is a digital copy of "Grand galop de bravoure" by Leopold von Meyer. This piece was issued as the fourth of four pieces published under the title "Repertoire de Léopold de Meyer." The Austrian composer and pianist von Meyer, had a successful performance career in Russia, eastern Europe and Vienna and also achieved success in London and Paris. He visited the United States on October 1845 and his histrionic performance style and bravura showpieces were received with wide acclaim. "Grand g… more
Date: 184X
Creator: Meyer, Leopold von, 1816-1883.
Partner: UNT Music Library

Grand septuor, op. 20

Description: An arrangement for 2 pianos, 4 hands, of Beethoven's Grand Septuor, op. 20, which was originally for clarinet, bassoon, horn, violin, viola, cello and double-bass. Parts are on facing pages; UNT's copy lacks the title page and page 2 (the first page of the lower piano part).
Date: 188X
Creator: Beethoven, Ludwig van, 1770-1827
Partner: UNT Music Library

Grande fantaisie orientale, op. 38

Description: This is a digital copy of the "Grande fantaisie orientale, op.38" by Leopold von Meyer. The Austrian composer and pianist von Meyer, had a successful performance career in Russia, eastern Europe and Vienna and also achieved success in London and Paris. He visited the United States on October 1845 and his histrionic performance style and bravura showpieces were received with wide acclaim. "Grande fantaisie orientale" is part of a bound collection of piano pieces composed by von Meyer that also … more
Date: 184X
Creator: Meyer, Leopold von, 1816-1883.
Partner: UNT Music Library

Grande marche triomphale d'Isly, op.30

Description: This is a digital copy of the "Grande marche triomphale d'Isly, op.30" by Leopold von Meyer. The Austrian composer and pianist von Meyer, had a successful performance career in Russia, eastern Europe and Vienna and also achieved success in London and Paris. He visited the United States on October 1845 and his histrionic performance style and bravura showpieces were received with wide acclaim. "Grande marche triomphale d'Isly" is part of a bound collection of piano pieces composed by von Meyer … more
Date: 184X
Creator: Meyer, Leopold von, 1816-1883.
Partner: UNT Music Library

Machmudier

Description: This is a digital copy of the Moroccan march "Machmudier, air guerrier national' des Turcs" by Leopold von Meyer. The Austrian composer and pianist von Meyer, had a successful performance career in Russia, eastern Europe and Vienna and also achieved success in London and Paris. He visited the United States on October 1845 and his histrionic performance style and bravura showpieces were received with wide acclaim. This piece was dedicate to Lieutenant Brownlow C. Bertie of the 2nd Regiment of L… more
Date: 184X
Creator: Meyer, Leopold von, 1816-1883.
Partner: UNT Music Library

[Operas]

Description: This is the first of a two-volume collection of melodies from these 17th - 18th century operas: Des quatre saisons (p.1); Roland (p.12); Hesione (p.29); Persée (p.46); L'Europe galante (p.61); Amadis de Gaules (p.83); Issé (p.101); Phaéton (p.108). The manuscript contains cues for instruments, choruses, and characters of the opera. Most of the melodies are dances of the era: minuets, saraband, passacaglia, march; rondeau, boureé, gavotte, gigue, and canaries. The hard leather cover of the lib… more
Date: 170X
Partner: UNT Music Library

[Operas]

Description: This is the second of a two-volume collection containing the basso continuo accompaniment to melodies from these 17th - 18th century operas: Des quatre saisons (p.1); Roland (p.16); Hesione (p.39); Persée (p.58); L'Europe galante (p.76); Amadis de Gaules (p.107); Issé (p.126); Phaéton (p.134). The manuscript contains cues for instruments, choruses, and characters of the opera. Most of the melodies are dances of the era: minuets, saraband, passacaglia, march; rondeau, boureé, gavotte, gigue, an… more
Date: 170X
Partner: UNT Music Library

Recueil d'opera

Description: Collection of opera excerpts in manuscript (in an unidentified hand).
Date: 16XX
Creator: Lully, Jean Baptiste, 1632-1687
Partner: UNT Music Library

Six quintetti pour piano, avec accompagnement de deux violons, alto et violoncel - cello

Description: Cello part for Boccherini's quintets for piano, 2 violins, viola, and cello, G. 407-412. This set contains parts for the two violins, viola, and cello. Parts for Daniel Steibelt's Op. 28 No. 1 and 2 -- two of the Trois quintetti pour piano-forte, deux violons, alto et bass -- were bound with this set of Six Quintetti subsequent to publication.
Date: 18XX
Creator: Boccherini, Luigi, 1743-1805
Partner: UNT Music Library
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