General information
Call number at the BM Institute171/A2
Title of the composition Rhapsody, H 171
Class of the sourceMusical source
Type of the sourceAutograph
Closer specification of the typeautograph score
Physical description
Diplomatic transcription of the title pagecover [foreign hand]:
[underlined:] B. MARTINŮ | [underlined:] Rhapsodie | (allegro symphonique)
title page:
[underlined:] (Pour Darney.) | [underlined three times:] Rhapsodie. | [underlined:] Allegro symphonique. | [underlined:] (Rhapsodie.) | B. Martinů. | 10. rue Mandar. | Paris 2 e. | Paris. 14 Mai 1928. | [in pencil:] Premièrè Boston ([?] A. ([?] Koussevitzky) 1928: | à Prague (Ansermet) 1930 | à Paris (Walter Straram) 1930
Number of pages bearing notation81
Total number of pages90+4
Original pagination2-79
Dimensions (width x height)290 x 401 mm
Bindingsewn binding, title page gloved
Paper characteristicsyellowed
Number and arrangement of staves32
Writing instrumentpen (black ink), pencil (lead, blue and red)
Other markingsbar numbering, dynamics, cuts and vi-de marked with red and blue pencil in large letters (probably Koussevitzky and Straram)
Color pencil cuts - red: page 2, 8, 50-54, 63-65, blue only page 63. Red pencil inscriptions with French inscriptions + con brio night on page 65, blue crayon inscriptions with Italian terminology.
Commentson the title page of the autograph there is the address "10 rue Mandar. | Paris 2 e." [district] and the date "14 Mai 1928.", the address is in the Chronological Table [MIHULE 2002] listed as confirmed only until year 1929 [s. 584]
Owner of the sourceBärenreiter, Kassel
Place of depositionBärenreiter, Kassel
Call numberBA 4315
Former ownerÉditions Alphonse Leduc, Paris
Note on the ownershipAlphonse Leduc (stamped on the 1st sheet of the score: "Exemplaire de location, appartient a l'editeur Alph. Leduc" No. 1)

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