General information
Call number at the BM Institute337/RA2
Title of the composition Rhapsody-Concerto [auth.], H 337
Class of the sourceMusical source
Type of the sourceReproduction of the autograph score
Closer specification of the typeReproduction of the autograph score with Martinů’s markings
Date of origin1952
Physical description
Diplomatic transcription of the title pageB. MARTINU: | Rhapsody – Concerto. | for Viola | and orchestra. | 2 Fl. 2. Ob. 2 Cl. 2 Bsns. | 4 Horns 2 Trt. | Percussion. | Strings. | B. Martinů | New York 1952. | Duration = Min. 18.
Number of leaves22
Number of pages bearing notation42+1 (titulní strana/title page)
Total number of pages44
Original pagination1–42
Paper characteristicsYellowed
Brand of paperCircle Blue Print Co., Inc.
Number and arrangement of staves24
Diplomatic transcription of performing forces - 1st page of the scoreFl. | I. | II. | V. | C+B;
Fl. | I. | II. | V. | C. | B;
Fl. | Ob. | Cl. | Bs. | I. | II. | V. | C. | B
Markings by B. MartinůBlue pen, red and lead pencil. Title page: [crossed out] "Correction"; p. 21: strokes, 7x "f" and decrescendo, "à corrigue!"; p 31: strokes and “Voir la cadenza”; p. 40: “(ajouter la correction page -3-) Ici", 5x "pp", 9x decrescendo; p. 41: strokes, "Con sordini", "Con sordini (no ponticelli!); “ajouter | trois measure avec String.”; p. 42: 12x tie, arrow.
Other markingsPencil. On the title page: "8 20 | 10 40 | 19 Min".
CommentsAt heading on the cover page glued a small label: "Jascha Veissi | 1959 Las Tunas Road | Santa Barbara, California".
Owner of the source- private property -
Note on the ownershipJascha Veissi’s estate (Sandhya Kolar, Carmel, CA, USA)
Date of acquisition (BM Institute)2013

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Quality of digitisationNot professional colour
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