227
227
Bach, Johann Sebastian
GROSSE PASSIONSMUSIK NACH DEM EVANGELIUM MATTHAEI....VOLLSTÄNDIGER KLAVIERAUSZUG VON ADOLPH BERNHARD MARX, BWV 244, BERLIN: SCHLESINGER, 1830
Estimate
2,5003,000
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227
Bach, Johann Sebastian
GROSSE PASSIONSMUSIK NACH DEM EVANGELIUM MATTHAEI....VOLLSTÄNDIGER KLAVIERAUSZUG VON ADOLPH BERNHARD MARX, BWV 244, BERLIN: SCHLESINGER, 1830
Estimate
2,5003,000
JUMP TO LOT

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Bach, Johann Sebastian
GROSSE PASSIONSMUSIK NACH DEM EVANGELIUM MATTHAEI....VOLLSTÄNDIGER KLAVIERAUSZUG VON ADOLPH BERNHARD MARX, BWV 244, BERLIN: SCHLESINGER, 1830
FIRST EDITION OF THE VOCAL SCORE OF THE "ST MATTHEW PASSION", 190 pages, oblong 4to (25.4 x 33.2cm), engraved title, subscription list (3 numbered pages), contents list (verso blank), and music (plate number 1571), publisher's stamp to title, contemporary half calf, ownership inscription to flyleaf ("A. Ergmann"), worn with spine defective, some staining to corners
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Literature

RISM B 436; Hirsch, IV, 1136; Fuld, p.171; cf. Hoboken, I, 27 (with 4 uncorrected plate numbers)

Catalogue Note

This is a good early copy of one of the greatest masterpieces of Western music, with clear impressions and little sign of wear to the engraved plates.

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