General information
Indication of source374/A
Title of compositionNonet No. 2, H 374
Class of sourceMusical source
Abbreviation of sourceA
Type of sourceAutograph
Closer specification of typeautograph score
Author Martinů, Bohuslav
Language 1
Language 2
Date of origin01/1959
Note on date of origin
Place of originSchönenberg - Pratteln
Place of origin 2
Note on place of origin
Physical description
Diplomatic transcription of title page[make - brand - of paper] Circle blue print Co., Inc. | 225 West 57th Street | New York 19, N.Y. | [the folowing is in Martinů's handwriting; underlined:] B. Martinu | [underlined:] NONET. | Věnováno | [underlined:] Československému Nonetu. | Leden 1959 [signature:] B. Martinů | [at bottom: part of other composition, crossed out]
Number of parts
Number of leafs38 + titulní list + 1 strana seznamu zdvojených stránek
Number of pages bearing notation38 + titulní list
Total number of pages40
Original pagination1-47
Note on paginationlist with inscriptions: p.1=p.12, p.2=p.13, p.3=p.14, p.5=p.17, p.6=p.18, p.7=p.19, p.30=p.43, p.31=p.43, p.32=p.44, p.33=p.45
Dimensions (width x height)276 x 363 mm (titulní list), 280 x 358 mm, 188 x 300 mm (seznam zdvojených stran)
Bindingloose leaves
Arrangement of section of pages
Paper characteristicsyellowed transparent paper, adhesive tape imprints
Maker of paper (company)
Number and arrangement of staves21 on the title page (cut out from the larger-format), 20 on the other pages
Total span of staves
Distance between staff lines1,5 mm title page, the other pages 1,9 mm
Writing instrumentpen (black ink)
Diplomatic transcription of performing forces - 1st page of scoreFl. | Ob. | Cl. | in C. | Fg. | Horn | Viol. | Viola | Vc. | CB | Fl. | Ob. | Cl. | F. | H. | Viol. | Vla. | Vc. | CB
Content of various pagesmostly scratched out notation - pp. 6, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 20, 21, 24, 25, 28, 29, 34, 36, 38, 39, 40, 41, 45 (slurs, stems), occasionally smudged passages, rarely crossed out notation
Markings by B. Martinů
Other markings
CommentsThe score deposited in a new cover. The top right corners include page numbers in pencil (probably by BM) and the numbers of the doubled pages also in penci; residual glue on the edges - the pages were glued together and then cut apart; "list of double pages" - a page from a ruled exercise book with the list of doubled pages in ink, followed by "arrangé les VI-DE" in pencil, from p. 33 the numbers are written twice next to each other - in ink by BM - first corrected, second identical (apart from pp. 36, 38, 39, 40, 42, and then 47)
Owner of sourceBohuslav Martinů Centre in Polička
Place of depositionBohuslav Martinů Centre in Polička
Call numberAa 53
Acqusition number68/1977
Former ownerMartinů, Charlotte
Former owner 2
Note on ownership
Date of acquisition1977
Call number of copy at BM InstitutePBM Aa 53
Date of acquisition at BM Institute
Note on acquisition

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Date of digitization2010
Note on digitization13. fáze
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