Lot 223
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Korngold, Erich Wolfgang

20,000 - 30,000 GBP
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  • Korngold, Erich Wolfgang
  • Autograph manuscript of "Passover Psalm" op.30, signed and inscribed at the end (“ErichWKorngold/ April 1941”)
the full score for soprano solo, mixed chorus and orchestra, including piano and organ, the words in English, notated in black ink and pencil on up to twenty-six staves per page, marked for performance in red crayon, with autograph title above the music "Passover-Psalm (Lyric--based on Hebrew prayers--by Jacob Sonderling"

48 pages, large folio (c.41.5 x 27cms), the leaves written on one side and then pasted back-to-back, with the composer's copyright notice at the foot of the first page (1941), some clefs stencilled, a few inked over, contemporary cloth boards, with title to cover, April 1941, trimmed by the binder, hinges reinforced with tape