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Notable acquisitions, 2006-2007

~Manuscripts~

Paisiello, Giovanni, 1740-1816.
Nina o sia la paza per amore del Sigr. D. Giovanni Paisiello. Atto Primo.
Manuscript, piano-vocal score. Late 18th – early 19th century.
Acquired through the Lucie King Harris Books for Music Fund.
Special Collections, Green Library

~Opera~

Beethoven, Ludwig van, 1770-1827.

Notable acquisitions, 2005-2006

~Facsimile Manuscripts~

Chopin, Frédéric, 1810-1849.
Concerto for piano & orchestra in F minor, opus 21.
Pelplin: Bernardiium Publishing House, 2005.
Deluxe facsimile edition of the partial autograph fair copy in the Biblioteka Narodowa, Warsaw, MS mus. 215. With commentary by Jan Ekiera and accompanying CD.
No. 108 of 500 copies.
Acquired through the Mary K. Abercrombie Book Fund.
Music Library Locked Stacks

Massenet, Jules, 1842-1912.

Notable acquisitions, 2004-2005

~Facsimile Manuscripts~

Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750.
Orgelbüchlein: BWV 599-644: Faksimile nach dem Autograph in der Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin Preussischer Kulturbesitz; mit einer Einführung von Sven Hiemke. Laaber: Laaber-Verlag, c2004.
Acquired through the Allen B. Cagle Book Fund.
Music Library Miniature

Harmonia organica.

Notable acquisitions, 2003-2004

~Manuscripts~

Entretiens sur l'harmonie des sons : Entre Clelie, Polidore, Evariste, et Sylvain; ou l’on voit l’origine de la Musique de’s la Creation de L’Homme, les progrés parmis les Nations principales, et L’origine des trios genres d’instruments, pnuematiques, chromatiques, et crotales, avec la description de certaines maisons de plainsances du Boulonnois, et certains usages de son people par D.c. H. d. Q. France, 1741.
Acquired through the Susan & Ruth Sharp Book Fund.
Special Collections, Green Library

Notable acquisitions, 2002-2003

~Manuscripts~

Mattei, Stanislao, 1750-1825.
Cantata a quattro voci / composita dai Scolari del nuestro Maestro Mattei di Bologna. [s.l.]: ca. 1800.
Unpublished manuscript by Rossini and Donizetti’s teacher, scored for voice and piano. Includes five arias with recitatives.
Acquired through the Allen B. Cagle Book Fund.
Special Collections, Green Library

Stravinsky, Igor, 1882-1971.
Correspondence to Arnold Weissberger [1954-1962].

Notable acquisitions, 2001-2002

~Manuscripts~

Cimarosa, Domenico, 1749-1801.
Le Astuzie Femminili, atto 1o [-2o]. ca.1800-1810.
Date suggested by watermarks of Carmine Gimini and Gio. Baccari.
Occasional minor corrections, alterations, performance markings, etc.
Provenance: Dell'Archivio di Casa San Clemente in Firenze (handwriting in ink).
Acquired through the Susan & Ruth Sharp Book Fund.
Special Collections, Green Library

Notable acquisitions, 2000-2001

~Manuscripts~

A collection of autograph letters, postcards, etc., by various composers and musicians, including Clara Schumann (ALS Jan. 1866 to unknown addressee), Alma Mahler (4 ALS to unknown addressee, 3 refer to Mahler), Massenet (2 ALS, one to Delibes), d’Indy (musical quotation), Busoni, Goldmark, Ethel Smyth (to unidentified Capellmeister, concerning the problematic German translation of her opera, 3 May 1906), Hummel, Kienzl, Blech, Spitta, Siegfried Wagner, and others.
Special Collections, Green Library

Notable acquisitions, 1999-2000

~Manuscripts~

Cherubini, Luigi, 1760-1842.
Autographed letter signed, 1793 April 17.
1 letter (4 p.)
Written to an official (possibly of the Opéra or Conservatoire), reporting on progress in composing his opera Médée, and requesting permission to stay in the country to complete the piece rather than returning to Paris.
Acquired through the Lucie King Harris Book Fund.
Special Collections, Green Library

~Facsimile manuscripts~

Talamo, Emilia.

Notable acquisitions, 1998-1999

~Manuscripts~

Auber, D. F. E. (Daniel François Esprit), 1782-1871.
[Fra Diavolo. Libretto]
Corrected manuscript of the libretto for the opera. Contains extensive deletions and autograph revisions by Scribe.
Acquired through the Lucien King Harris, and Ruth & Susan Sharp Book Funds.
Special Collections, Green Library

Debussy, Claude, 1862-1918.
[Letter] 1914, 1er mai [to] Mon cher ami / Claude Debussy.
1914.

Notable acquisitions, 1997-1998

~Manuscripts~

Tarchi, Angelo, 1760-1814.
Scena e duetto : cantato in Genova / Angelo Tarchi.
[Genova], 1787.
Recitative and duet for the characters of Didone and Enea, probably a contribution to the pasticcio, performed in Genoa at the Teatro di San Agostina during the carnival of 1787.
Probably unpublished.
Special Collections, Green Library

~Facsimile manuscripts~

Dallapiccola, Luigi, 1904-1975.
Variazioni per orchestra (1954).
Milano : Edizioni Suvini Zerboni, c1954.
Reproduced from holograph.

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