General information
Call number at the BM Institute276 I/A
Title of the composition Suite Concertante for Violin and Orchestra, H 276 I
Class of the sourceMusical source
Type of the sourceAutograph
Closer specification of the typeAutograph score of movements 1, 2, 4 and 5
Author Martinů, Bohuslav
Language 1French
Language 2English
Date of origin02/1939
Place of originParis
Physical description
Diplomatic transcription of the title pageI: [underlined, pen:] B. Martinů | Prelude | [pencil:] 3 min;
II: [pen:] B. Martinů | [twice underlined (pen), crossed-out in pencil:] Meditation [pencil:] Improvisation | Cantabile? Recitative | Bois par 2, corni 1.2. | Sans Trompetti et tromboni. | sans piano. | [pen:] Durée 4.30 minutes;
IV: [pen, underlined:] B. Martinů: | [twice underlined:] Intermezzo. | [pencil:] avec 2 corni et 2 trompetti[!] sans trombonne[!] et sans piano. | [pen, black ink:] Durée: [pencil:] 5 mt. [pen:] Paris Janvier 1939;
V: [pen:] "Suite concertante" | pour violon et orchestr | [underlined:] B. Martinů | Finale. | V. | [pencil:] Durée: 5.15 min.
Number of leavesI: 13; II: 4; IV: 10; V: 20
Number of pages bearing notationI: 24; II: 8; IV: 17; V: 40
Total number of pagesI: 26; II: 8; IV: 20; V: 40
Original paginationI: 1–24; II: 2–6; IV: 1–16; V: 1–34
Note on paginationV: title page and the last page not paginated
Dimensions (width x height)I: 270 x 350 mm; II: 286 x 396 mm; IV, V: 287 x 397 mm
BindingLoose leaves
Arrangement of sections of pagesI: 6 loose double leaves, 1 loose leaf; II: 1 double leaf, 2 loose leaves; IV: 1 double leaf, 8 loose leaves; V: 4 loose double leaves and 12 loose leaves
Paper characteristicsPaper yellowed, bent corners, teared on several places
WatermarkI: F[abricati]on J. D. Bellamy Normal 1er Choix; II, IV: Lard Esnault, BFK Rives
Number and arrangement of stavesI: 24; II, IV, V: 30
Total span of stavesI: 307 mm; II, IV, V: 354 mm
Distance between staff linesV: 1 mm
Writing instrumentPen (black ink), lead and blue pencil
Diplomatic transcription of performing forces - 1st page of the scoreI: Piccolo | Flauti 1.2. | Oboe | Clar. | Fag. | Corni Fa 1. 2. 3. 4. | C Trompetti 1. 2. | Timp. | G. Caisse | [underlined:] Solo | Violini I. II. | Alti | Vcelli | Cb.;
II: Flauti 1.2. | Oboe. | Clar. | Fag. | [underlined:] Solo | [Vl.] I. II.
Markings by B. MartinůMarkings and corrections (lead pencil); I, IV, V: rehearsal numbers (blue pencil); II: sketches (pencil); on title page of 2nd movement in the right upper corner: "[pencil:] Faudra [crossed out:] et [normal:] fixer le mouvement, | (acceller. – dimin. ritt.) | les signes dynamique et coups d´archet | Est ce que j´ai numerotai le Scherzo? | (Le partition et la p. de piano?)"; on p.[7] only sketches;
V: remark on the title page in the left upper corner: "[pencil:] Mr. Sam. | [pen:] Mr. Sam. Duschkin | % P. Rorimer | 170 East 78th Street | New-York. N.Y. | U.S.A
Other markingsLead pencil
CommentsI: date and place of origin on p.[24]: "Paris 8. Fevrier 1939 B.Martinů";
II: date and place of origin on p.6: "B.Martinů Paris 15. Janvier 1939.";
IV: date of origin on p.[17]: "18. Janvier 1939 B.Martinů";
V: date and place of origin not mentioned in the source, probably 01–02/1939, Paris; title page damaged
Owner of the sourceNadace Bohuslava Martinů
DepositionCentrum Bohuslava Martinů v Poličce
Former ownerHalbreich, Harry
Former owner 2Martinů, Charlotte
Date of acquisition27.11.2013
Date of acquisition (BM Institute)25.03.2014

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Date of digitisation2014
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