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Made available here are digital images of selected resources on this composer. This collection was created to mark the bicentennial of the birth of composer Felix Mendelssohn on February 3, 2009. The Library of Congress’s Music Division is one of the world’s major repositories of primary source material related to the composer.
- Date: 1820
Manuscript on paper. Signatures: [a¹⁰, b²⁽⁺⁾, c¹², d¹⁴, e⁸, f¹², g-l⁸, m¹⁰, n⁸, o¹⁰⁺¹, p-q⁸, r⁸⁺¹, s-z⁸, A-D⁸, E⁶] Cursive script in several hands. Rubricated. The illus. are mounted and consist of colored drawings and woodcuts (South German, ca. 1450-ca. 1500). Cf. Engelbert Baumeister's Formschnitte des 15. Jahrhunderts in den Sammlungen des fürstlichen Hauses Oettingen-Wallerstein. Strassburg, 1920, Bd. 2, where the woodcuts are described ...
- Date: 1518
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Letter to W. von Zuccalmaglio by Mendelssohn with three lines notes written to [Frl. Wieck] and signed by R. Schumann, 1839 Dec. 4
An autograph letter of Mendelssohn to Zuccalmaglio (researcher, poet, musician, and critic) with Robert Schumann. Manuscript | 1 item. | The material described in this catalog record is located in the collections of the Music Division, Library of Congress. Composer. Manuscript (Form). Print (Form).
- Contributor: Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Felix
- Date: 1839
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Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Rosenwald 0008 Manuscript, on paper, 2 columns, rubricated. Leaves 1-12 misbound between leaves 25 and 26. Begins (leaf [1a]): Speculu[m] r[e]gu[m] co[m]pos[i]tu[m] p[er] Gotfridu[m] Viterbien[sem]; ends (leaf [16b]): Hic a Papa Hono[r]io in Basilica S[an]cti Petri coronat[us]. Et sic e[st] finis hui[us] op[er]is n[unc] laus Deo et o[mn]ib[us] s[an]ctis. Followed by the ...
- Contributor: Godefridus
- Date: 1478
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Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. LC copy bound with Copy 2 of: Solis, Virgil. Wappenbüchlein. . Manuscript on paper. Leaves - numb. 132-195. Leaves -, and - on different paper, in different, apparently later, handwriting. Leaves -: Vorred auf das Schempartbuch (rhymed). Leaves -: 64 full page colored drawings of the participants in the Schembart Carnival in ...
- Date: 15??
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This page links to the papers of author, educator, and political philosopher Hannah Arendt, which have become one of the principal sources for the study of modern intellectual life
- Contributor: Arendt, Hannah - Blücher, Heinrich
- Date: 1906
Manuscript on vellum. Signatures i-xiv⁸, xv⁴. Early gothic minuscule script. Red initials, rubricated. On leaf [2a] in 16th cent. hand: Residentia societatis Jesu millestadij inscrpt. and other notes; on leaf [115b], also in later hand than the text: Bernhardus sup vos qui tnsiti estis. Title from label on cover. Twelfth century romanesque stamped leather binding of white deerskin over wooden boards. Cf. U.S. Library ...
- Date: 1150
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Scrapbook. manuscript | 1 v. (unpaged) : ill. ; 31 cm. | Scrapbook compiled by Fräulein Henriette Grabau, later Frau Bünau, containing (on p.  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: Grabau, Henriette - Library of Congress - Gertrude Clarke Whittall Foundation
- Date: 1836
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