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  • Book/Printed Material
    [Grabau album] Scrapbook. manuscript | 1 v. (unpaged) : ill. ; 31 cm. | Scrapbook compiled by Fräulein Henriette Grabau, later Frau Bünau, containing (on p. [2] of cover) a watercolor of the Gewandhaus in Leipzig by Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, with an excerpt from the opera Ali Baba by Luigi Cherubini in Mendelssohn's hand; holograph copies of Mendelssohn's Lieder ohne Worte, op. 85, no. 3, and op....
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Grabau, Henriette - Gertrude Clarke Whittall Foundation
    • Date: 1836

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  • Book/Printed Material
    Hensel, Fanny Mendelssohn
    Hensel, Fanny Mendelssohn
    Print. 1p. ; 25cm x 37.5cm |
    • Contributor: Mendel, Edward - Hensel, Wilhelm - Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Felix - Library of Congress. Gertrude Clarke Whittall Foundation
    • Date: 1847
  • Notated Music
    Gottes Zeit ist die allerbeste Zeit. Selections
    Gottes Zeit
    manuscript score | 4 ms. parts in close score ([4] p.) ; 31 cm. | [Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy]. (Statement Of Responsibility). Holograph, in ink, consisting of parts by F. Mendelssohn for 2 clarinets and 2 bassoons to be used as additional instrumental parts in J.S. Bach's cantata, BWV 106, Gottes Zeit ist die allerbeste Zeit. The holograph is accompanied by a printed score of...
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Bach, Johann Sebastian - Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Felix - Gertrude Clarke Whittall Foundation
    • Date: 183?

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    The alterations in the accompaniments of the Concerto in d manuscript score | 5 p., bound : music, port. ; 33 cm. | Holograph, in ink. Title from caption. At foot of p. 1: Mendelssohn's handwriting (alterations in his Concerto published by J.A. Novello)--Sabilla Novello. In the Gertrude Clarke Whittall Foundation Collection of the Library of Congress. Manuscript Score (Form). Print (Form).
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Felix - Gertrude Clarke Whittall Foundation
    • Date: 1837

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  • Book/Printed Material
    The Mendelssohn family Felix Mendelssohn--Abraham Mendelssohn, his father--Leah Mendelssohn, his mother--Cecile, his wife--Fanny Hensel, his sister Scrapbook. print | [61] leaves : 1 ill., ports (2 col.) ; 31 cm. | Scrapbook, containing printed matter about the family, holograph letters by them or to them, portraits, and holograph music ("Praeludium für ein Orgel, zum 3ten Oktober 1829," by Fanny Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, dated at end Sept. 28, 1829; and 5 measures by Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, dated at Birmingham Sept. 25, 1840). The contents...
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Hensel, Fanny Mendelssohn - Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Felix - Gertrude Clarke Whittall Foundation
    • Date: 19??

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  • Notated Music
    95. Psalm Kommet herzu
    Fünfundneunzigster Psalm | Lasst uns mit Danken
    manuscript score | 1 ms. score (2 v., [8] p.) ; 32 cm. | von Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy. (Statement Of Responsibility). Holograph fragment from an early version of the 2nd movement, in ink, signed. The 54 measures of the ms. correspond to measures 57-106 of the final version. For chorus and orchestra. Title from p. [4]. In the Gertrude Clarke Whittall Foundation Collection of...
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Felix - Gertrude Clarke Whittall Foundation
    • Date: 1838

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  • Notated Music
    Tutto è silenzio
    Dei clementi
    manuscript score | 1 ms. score ([4] p.) ; 36 cm. | Holograph, in ink. Recitative and aria for voice and orchestra; all after p. [4] wanting. Title from first words of text. At top of p. [1]: Berlin am 23sten Febr. 1829. Für Mad. A. Milder componirt und derselben in Erfurcht zugeeignet von Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy. Accompanied by the complete text in ms....
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Felix - Gertrude Clarke Whittall Foundation
    • Date: 1829

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  • Notated Music
    Symphonies no. 1, op. 11, C minor; arr manuscript score | 1 ms. score ([22] p.) ; 26 x 31 cm. | Holograph, in ink. Arr. for piano 4 hands, with violin and violoncello ad libitum. Composer's letter concerning the work, written in English to Johann Baptist Cramer ([4] p. ; 19 cm.) mounted on fly-leaf. Holograph parts for violin and violoncello bound in. In the Gertrude Clarke Whittall Foundation collection of...
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Felix - Gertrude Clarke Whittall Foundation
    • Date: 1829

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  • Notated Music
    Octet, violins (4), violas, violoncellos op. 20, E♭ major manuscript score | 1 ms. score ([77] p.) ; 33 cm. | Holograph, in ink. At end: Berlin, d. 15 Oct. 1825. Published: Leipzig : Breitkopf & Härtel, ca. 1845. In the Gertrude Clarke Whittall Foundation collection of the Library of Congress. Manuscript Score (Form). Print (Form).
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Felix - Gertrude Clarke Whittall Foundation
    • Date: 1825

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  • Notated Music
    Gesänge op. 47 Blumenstrauss manuscript score | 1 ms. score ([2] p.) ; 31 cm. | [Text] C. Klingemann ; [Musik, Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy]. (Statement Of Responsibility). Holograph, in ink, signed on p. [2]. At end: London, May 1832. In the Gertrude Clarke Whittall Foundation Collection of the Library of Congress. Manuscript Score (Form). Print (Form).
    • Contributor: Klingemann, Karl - Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Felix - Gertrude Clarke Whittall Foundation - Library of Congress
    • Date: 1832

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  • Book/Printed Material
    Gewandhaus Interior Print. Fronticpiece to "Wheat Autograph Album" (General).
    • Contributor: Wheat, Leo P.
    • Date: 18??
  • Book/Printed Material
    Mendelssohn at 12 years old
    Mendelssohn at 12 years old
    Print.
    • Contributor: Weger, August - Library of Congress. Gertrude Clarke Whittall Foundation - Weger, A., Leipzig
    • Date: 185?
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Letter to Eduard Devrient; 10 July, 1832 Correspondence. manuscript | 4p. | Manuscript (Form).
    • Contributor: Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Felix - Devrient, Eduard

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  • Book/Printed Material
    Mendelssohn, engraved portrait Print.
    • Contributor: Dircks, A. - Gebr, Kehr & Niessen, Cologne - Hildebrandt, Th.
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    Related Resources A staggering number of concerts of Felix Mendelssohn’s works are being planned throughout the world to commemorate the two-hundredth anniversary of his birth.  While most of these occurred in January and February 2009 (the composer’s birthday was on February 3rd), concerts, as well as lectures and exhibitions related to Mendelssohn will nevertheless take place throughout the year.  These events may be identified by means...
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    Rights and Access The Library of Congress is providing access to these materials for educational and research purposes and makes no warranty with regard to their use for other purposes. The written permission of the copyright owners and/or other rights holders (such as holders of publicity and/or privacy rights) is required for distribution, reproduction, or other use of protected items beyond that allowed by fair use or...
  • Article
    Articles and Essays Articles related to Mendelssohn's work, biographies, additional topics and research resources.
    • Date: 1820