General information
Call number at the BM Institute046–7/A
Title of the composition Nocturne, H 47 Song without Words, H 46
Class of the sourceMusical source
Type of the sourceAutograph
Language 1Czech
Origin
Physical description
Diplomatic transcription of the title pageSlečně | Božce Pacoldové. | Písně. | Božka Martinů. | u. p. Papeže. | Hroznová č. 8. | Kampa. | Praha III | [crossed out, partly hardly legible: „B. M. (atelier.) | Podskalská 1994 Šetelíkův dům. | Praha II.“]
Number of leaves6
Number of pages bearing notation4 + přední obálka a titulní list / front cover and title leaf
Total number of pages12
Note on paginationNo pagination; pp. [1–2]: front cover; p. [3]: title page; p. [4]: minor sketch in lead pencil; pp. [5–7]: Píseň beze slov; pp. [7–8]: Nocturno; pp. [9–10]: blank page without notation; pp. [11–12]: back cover
Dimensions (width x height)Ca 255 x 330 mm
BindingSewn binding
Number and arrangement of staves24 (cover, pp. [1–2] and [11–12]), 16
Writing instrumentPen (black ink), lead and red pencil
Content of the other pagesHeading of the 1st piece on p. [5]: “Sl. Božce Pacoldové. | [crossed out in lead pencil:] Písně. | Božka Martinů. | [underlined twice in lead pencil:] Píseň beze slov.”
Heading of the 2nd piece on p. [7]: “Nocturno. | Seděli jsme s Lottou na balkoně a | a [sic] poslouchali hudbu zaznívající sem z tanečního | sálu. | Verther. [sic]”
Markings by B. MartinůOn the front cover in pencil: “Změnil jsem byt; račte poslati korek. na adresu: | B. Martinů | u. p. d. Papeže. Hroznová ul. č. 8. | Ostrov Kampa Praha III.”
Other markingsProbably hands of Zlatá Praha employees.
On the front cover in pen: “zapraveno | dne 26/4 912 | [?]”.
On the title page in lead pencil: “Příloha 8. Stačí čís. 1. Píseň beze slov | hotovo 14/.II 12”.
Píseň beze slov (pp. [5–7]): markings in lead and blue pencil for an engraver.
Deposition
Owner of the sourceNational Museum – Czech Museum of Music, Department of Music History, Prague
Place of depositionNational Museum – Czech Museum of Music, Department of Music History, Prague
Call numberTr B 594
Acqusition number919/38
Note on the ownershipPrevious call number at the Czech Museum of Music: XXVI D 389
Date of acquisition1938
Date of acquisition (BM Institute)07/2021
Source

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Digitisation
Quality of digitisationProfessional
Digitized atNational Museum – Czech Museum of Music
Date of digitisation07/2021
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