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215
Humperdinck, Engelbert
AUTOGRAPH MANUSCRIPT OF SIX CHORUSES, ENTITLED "NEWES VOLKSLIEDERBUCH DAS IST: URALTE, GEMEYNE WEISEN, AUFS NEWE TREWLICH IN NOTEN GESETZET, MIT SCHÖNEN HARMONIEN GEZIERET UND DENEN GEMISCHTEN CHÖREN DEDIZIERET"
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Humperdinck, Engelbert
AUTOGRAPH MANUSCRIPT OF SIX CHORUSES, ENTITLED "NEWES VOLKSLIEDERBUCH DAS IST: URALTE, GEMEYNE WEISEN, AUFS NEWE TREWLICH IN NOTEN GESETZET, MIT SCHÖNEN HARMONIEN GEZIERET UND DENEN GEMISCHTEN CHÖREN DEDIZIERET"
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3,0005,000
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Humperdinck, Engelbert
AUTOGRAPH MANUSCRIPT OF SIX CHORUSES, ENTITLED "NEWES VOLKSLIEDERBUCH DAS IST: URALTE, GEMEYNE WEISEN, AUFS NEWE TREWLICH IN NOTEN GESETZET, MIT SCHÖNEN HARMONIEN GEZIERET UND DENEN GEMISCHTEN CHÖREN DEDIZIERET"
comprising the songs "Ein gestlich Abendlied", "Heidenröslein", "Mädchenpreis", "Schön ist die Jugend", "Alleweil kann mer net lustig sein" and "Schabab", for four part choir, signed with initials ("EH"), notated in black ink on up to six systems per page, each of three staves, with revisions and alterations, including one deleted passage

3 pages, folio (35.5 x 26.2cm), 24-stave paper, modern green morocco folder gilt, no place or date, together with another song, the music notated without words on three two-stave systems, 1 page, cut down, slightly creased along central fold and in the margins
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Catalogue Note

Apparently unpublished.

These choruses are based on medieval texts, including Crusader songs and poems attributed to Gregory the Great. The draft of the final song uses the tune of "God save the Queen".

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