General information
Call number at BM Institute364/R3
Title of composition The Romance from the Dandelions - H 364
Class of sourceMusical source
Type of sourceReproduction - period copy
Closer specification of typereproduction of A
Author Martinů, Bohuslav
Bureš, Miloslav
Language 1Czech
Date of origin
Note on date of origin[May 1957, Rome]
Physical description
Diplomatic transcription of title page[no title page, on p. 1 in caption title, crossed out:] Leg [underlined:] Romance. | B. Martinu.
Number of leafs10+2 (obal/cover)
Number of pages bearing notation10+2 (obal/cover)
Total number of pages10+2 (obal/cover)
Original pagination1-9
Note on paginationlast page unnumbered
Maker of paper (company)Circle Blue Print Co., Inc.
Number and arrangement of staves26
Writing instrumentoriginal written in black pen
Diplomatic transcription of performing forces - 1st page of scoreSop. Solo, Tenor Solo, S., 1., 2., A, T., B.
CommentsThe correspondence provides clear evidence that the composer had two contemporary copies of A made ([R1] and [R2]), which he gave to Miloslav Bureš shortly after completing the work. The latter visited the composer in Rome in May 1957 and took both copies with him back to Prague, of which one was supposed to be passed on to Jan Kühn. The composer informed his family that he was not sending the cantata home by post but instead via Bureš in a letter from 24 May 1957 (Mar 1957-05-24). The only extant copy R3 is housed in the archive of PSS. As in the case of the other sources there for the other cantatas on Bureš's texts, the origin of the copy is unknown.
Owner of sourcePaul Sacher Stiftung, Basel
Place of depositionPaul Sacher Stiftung, Basel
Call numberbez sign.
Date of acquisition
Date of acquisition at BM Institute
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