BACH, JOHANN SEBASTIAN
Manuscript full score of the Concerto in D minor for Cembalo, BWV 1052
notated in brown ink by an unidentified scribe on two six-stave systems per page, with pencil fingerings and some corrections in another hand to the solo cembalo part
52 pages, oblong 4to (26 x 32cm), wove paper, gilt title ("Concert von Joh. Seb. Bach.") to upper cover within a decorative floral border, ownership stamp ("D. A. Benda") and inscription to front free endpaper ("Ernst Rudorff. (aus Benda's Nachlaß stammend...)"), nineteenth-century half morocco, no place or date [first half of the C19th?]
The score of the D minor concerto BWV 1052 was not published until after 1836 (by Kistner).
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