General information
Call number at the BM Institute131/A
Title of the composition Vanishing Midnight, H 131
Class of the sourceMusical source
Type of the sourceAutograph
Closer specification of the typeautograph score
Language 1Czech
Physical description
Diplomatic transcription of the title page1. act
Háj satyrů. I. věta | [underlined:] Míjející půlnoc | I. | SATYŘI | V HÁJI CYPŘIŠŮ. | [underlined:] B. Martinů.
2. act
[underlined:] L'heure bleu. | [underlined:] Modrá | hodina. | B. Martinů
3. act
"Míjející půlnoc" | III. věta. | STÍNY. | [underlined:] B. Martinů.
Number of leaves84
Number of pages bearing notation1. 55, 2. 46, 3. 61
Total number of pages1. 60, 2. 46, 3. 61 = 167
Original pagination1. -, 2. 1-44, 3. 1-47, 49-60
Note on paginationin second act doubled pagination, for ex.: page 24 is originally numbered 11, page 26 originally numbered 12, etc.
Dimensions (width x height)1. 270x349 mm
Number and arrangement of staves30
Writing instrumentpen (black ink), pencil (lead, blue and red)
Other markings2. act
title page: "B. Martinů | 11 bis rue Delambre | Paris 14[...]"; first page: "[V Talich?]. Oznamte mi že jste partituru správně obdržel. | Ostatní poznámky k tomu Vám napíši.”
Commentsrepairs by scretch out. several of notes
1. act - in score 3x stamp: B. Roudanez, 9, Rue de Medicis, 9, PARIS - 6e
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 219, Tr B 481
Former ownerŠafránek, Miloš
Former owner 2Czech Philharmonic, Prague
Note on the ownershipTr B 219: purchased from Miloš Šafránek; Tr B 481: Czech Philharmonic
Date of acquisition (BM Institute)2003
Note on the acquisitionTr B 219: 2 volumes: I. Satyrs in the Cypress Grove, III. Shadows;
Tr B 481: 1 volume: II. The Blue Hour

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Quality of digitisationProfessional
Date of digitisation2003
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