Loeb Music Library

Recent Rare and Unique Acquisitions

Rare and unique additions to the collection, 2016


Scores

Manuscript scores

Arrieu, Claude, 1903-1990. Cantate des Sept poèmes d'amour en guerre : pour soprano, baryton, et orchestre. Vocal score. [Paris : Claude Arrieu, 1944]. Merritt Mus 618.744.703
http://id.lib.harvard.edu/aleph/014659864/catalog

Arrieu, Claude, 1903-1990. Cantate des Sept poèmes d'amour en guerre : pour soprano, baryton, et orchestre. Orchestral score. [Paris : Claude Arrieu, 1944]. Merritt Mus 618.744.704
http://id.lib.harvard.edu/aleph/014712652/catalog

Caruso, Luigi, 1754-1823. Che bel paese amabile : duetto, [1801?]. Merritt Mus 635.758.606      
http://id.lib.harvard.edu/aleph/014797615/catalog
                    
Cimarosa, Domenico, 1749-1801. Le sacrifice d'Abraham : scène, [approximately 1800]. Merritt Mus 638.1.503
http://id.lib.harvard.edu/aleph/014797628/catalog

Farinelli, Giuseppe, 1769-1836. Duetto : Ah, cara d'amore, [approximately 1805]. Merritt Mus 676.746.709
http://id.lib.harvard.edu/aleph/014561612/catalog

Farinelli, Giuseppe, 1769-1836. Duetto, [approximately 1810]. Merritt Mus 676.746.707           
http://id.lib.harvard.edu/aleph/014561608/catalog

Farinelli, Giuseppe, 1769-1836. Quante cose sono al mondo : cavatina / del Sigr. Maestro Farinelli, [approximately 1805]. Merritt Mus 676.746.708 http://id.lib.harvard.edu/aleph/014561615/catalog

Nasolini, Sebastiano, 1768?-1798 or 1799? Ah' quest'amplesso, o cara : scena e duetto nella Cleopatra, [approximately 1800]. Merritt Mus 748.801.701
http://id.lib.harvard.edu/aleph/014528033/catalog

Paine, John Knowles, 1839-1906. Symphonic poem : an island fantasy, op. 45, [approximately 1888]. Merritt Mus 779.3.229
http://id.lib.harvard.edu/aleph/014710699/catalog

Zingarelli, Nicola, 1752-1837. Christus e miserere, [between 1826 and 1832?]. Merritt Mus 888.1.585    
http://id.lib.harvard.edu/aleph/014781878/catalog

Zingarelli, Nicola, 1752-1837. Nella Circe, 1802. Merritt Mus 888.1.685
http://id.lib.harvard.edu/aleph/014763506/catalog

Zingarelli, Nicola, 1752-1837. Stanze, [between 1790 and 1800?]. Merritt Mus 888.1.708
http://id.lib.harvard.edu/aleph/014781709/catalog

Print scores

Auber, D. F. E. (Daniel François Esprit), 1782-1871. Fra Diavolo, ou, l'Hotellerie de Terracine : opéra-comique en trois actes. Paris : Chez E. Troupenas, éditeur du répertoire des opéras franćais avec acct. de piano, rue St. Marc, no. 23 ; Londres : chez E.T. Latour, 50 New Bond Street ; Mayence et ; Anvers : Chez les fils de B. Schott, [1830]. Merritt Mus 621.1.642                                            
http://id.lib.harvard.edu/aleph/014563213/catalog

Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750. Fuge für die Orgel : no. 2.          Leipzig : Bey Breitkopf & Härtel in Leipzig, [1821]. Merritt Mus 627.1.450.10
http://id.lib.harvard.edu/aleph/014799898/catalog

Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750. Grosse Passionsmusik nach dem Evangelium Johannis. Berlin : Verlag der Buch und Musikhandlung von T. Trautwein, 1831. Merritt Mus 627.1.516.2                                                               
http://id.lib.harvard.edu/aleph/014724420/catalog

Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750. Die Kunst der Fuge : 1749-1750. Leipzig : Breitkopf & Härtel, [1878]. Merritt Mus 627.1.1 (25/1)
http://id.lib.harvard.edu/aleph/014790948/catalog

Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750. Toccata et fuga. Erfurt und Leipzig : Verlag und Eigenthum von Gotth. Wilh. Körner, [approximately 1855]. Merritt Mus 627.1.458.5
http://id.lib.harvard.edu/aleph/014797762/catalog

Ballantine, Edward, 1886-1971. Waltzing mice : ten songs for pianoforte and voice, [1945]. Merritt Mus 627.527.712
http://id.lib.harvard.edu/aleph/014596598/catalog

Cherubini, Luigi, 1760-1842. Deuxième messe solennelle à quatre parties : avec accompagnement à grand orchestre. Paris : Chez l'Auteur, Rue du Faubourg Poissonniére No. 19, et en Depôt chez Mr. Frey, Place des Victoires No. 3, [between 1811 and 1842]. Merritt Mus 637.1.526.5
http://id.lib.harvard.edu/aleph/014800037

Donizetti, Gaetano, 1797-1848. Anna Bolena : tragedia lirica rappresentata al Teatro Carcano. Milano : Presso Gio. Ricordi ; Firenze : Presso Ricordi e Co., [1831?]. Merritt Mus 647.1.656.3                                                               
http://id.lib.harvard.edu/aleph/014603962/catalog

Kern, Jerome, 1885-1945. Peggy Fears presents Music in the air : a musical adventure in two acts. New York, N.Y. : T.B. Harms Company, [1933]. Merritt Mus 725.6.623
http://id.lib.harvard.edu/aleph/014271405

Milhaud, Darius, 1892-1974. Septième quatuor à cordes en si♭. Wien ; Leipzig : Universal-Edition, [1926]. Merritt Mus 744.9.357.1
http://id.lib.harvard.edu/aleph/014799908/catalog

Mozart, Franz Xaver, 1791-1844. Fest-Chor zur Enthüllung des Mozart-Denkmals in Salzburg : aus Compositionen des Gefeierten. Wien : Bei Artaria & Comp., [1842]. Merritt Mus 745.894.621
http://id.lib.harvard.edu/aleph/014505765/catalog

Mozart, Franz Xaver, 1791-1844. Variations pour le pianoforte sur la marche de l'opéra Coriolan, oeuvre 16. À Leipsic : Chez Breitkopf & Härtel, [1813]. Merritt Mus 745.894.413
http://id.lib.harvard.edu/aleph/014752529/catalog

Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus, 1756-1791. Così fan tutte, o sia, La scuola degli amanti : per il cembalo. Leipzig : In der Breitkopfischen Musikhandlung, [1794]. Merritt Mus 745.1.657.12 BMEO                                                            
http://id.lib.harvard.edu/aleph/06297733/catalog

Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus, 1756-1791. Cosi fan tutte = Weibertreue : grand opera. Mayence : Chez B. Schott fils, editeurs de musique de la cour de S. A. R. le Grand Duc de Hesse, [approximately 1821]. Merritt Mus 745.1.381.52
http://id.lib.harvard.edu/aleph/014759843/catalog

Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus, 1756-1791. Il dissoluto punito, osia, Il Don Giovanni : dramma giocoso in due atti. Hamburgo : Presso Giovanni Augusto Böhme, [between 1800 and 1809]. Merritt Mus 745.1.648.4
http://id.lib.harvard.edu/aleph/014620071/catalog

Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus, 1756-1791. Un quatuor pour le clavecin ou piano=forte. [Mayence] : Se vends chez Schott à Mayence, [1786]. Merritt Mus 745.1.302.5
http://id.lib.harvard.edu/aleph/0646787/catalog

Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus, 1756-1791. Rondo tres facile : pour le clavecin ou piano forte. A Vienne et Mayence : Chez Artaria Comp, [1792?]. Merritt Mus 745.1.412.55
http://id.lib.harvard.edu/aleph/014620068/catalog

Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus, 1756-1791. Der Schauspieldirektor : eine komische Oper in einem Aufzuge. [Leipzig] : Bei Breitkopf und Härtel in Leipzig, [1808?]. Merritt Mus 745.1.617.4  
http://id.lib.harvard.edu/aleph/014620070/catalog

Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus, 1756-1791. W.A. Mozarti Missa pro defunctis : Requiem = W.A. Mozarts Seelenmesse ; mit unterlegtem deutschen Texte                  Leipzig : Bei Breitkopf & Härtel, [1827?] Merritt Mus 745.1.556.2
http://id.lib.harvard.edu/aleph/014752523/catalog

Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus, 1756-1791. Weibertreue. Mainz : Bei B. Schott, [1796 or 1797]. Merritt Mus 745.1.657.24
http://id.lib.harvard.edu/aleph/014708562/catalog

Onslow, Georges, 1784-1853. 3tes Quintett für zwey Violinen, zwey Violen und Violonzell : 1tes Werk, Nro 3. Wien : Bei Tobias Haslinger, [after 1826]. Merritt Mus 767.795.334.8      
http://id.lib.harvard.edu/aleph/014669506/catalog

Plantade, Charles Henri, 1764-1839. Le jour : nocturne à deux voix : chanté par Mr. et Mme. Lafont. A Amsterdam et ; A La Haye : Chez F. J. Weygand, éditeur, et md. de musique, d'instrumens, d'estampes, et cartes-géographiques de S.M. le rois des Pays-Bas, [between 1816 and 1827]. Merritt Mus 505.110
http://id.lib.harvard.edu/aleph/014807293/catalog

Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901. Requiem. Milano : Museo teatrale alla Scala : Casa di riposo per musicisti, Fondazione G. Verdi : G. Ricordi, [1941?]. Merritt Mus 857.1.412 PF
http://id.lib.harvard.edu/aleph/06947951/catalog

Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883. Tristan und Isolde. Leipzig : Breitkopf & Härtel, [1879]. Merritt Mus 864.1.463
http://id.lib.harvard.edu/aleph/014579949/catalog

Wagner, Siegfried, 1869-1930. Concert für Violine mit Begleitung des Orchesters. Leipzig : Max Brockhaus, [1930?]. Merritt Mus 864.14.173
http://id.lib.harvard.edu/aleph/014678168/catalog

Weber, Carl Maria von, 1786-1826. Oberon : romantische Oper in drey Acten. Berlin : In Ad. Mt. Schlesinger's Buch- und Musikhandlung, Unter den Linden, No. 34, [1826]. Merritt Mus 865.1.683.5
http://id.lib.harvard.edu/aleph/04386523/catalog

Ernest Lewis Gay collection of John Gay songs, approximately 1844. London : George Virtue, [approximately 1844]. Merritt Mus 684.22.711
http://id.lib.harvard.edu/aleph/014837856/catalog

Keeling collection of 2nd violin parts (1770-1783), approximately 1770-1783. Merritt Mus 412.70
http://id.lib.harvard.edu/aleph/014797793/catalog

The Scotish minstrel : a selection from the vocal melodies of Scotland, ancient & modern. Edinburgh : Published & sold by Robt. Purdie at his music & musical instrument warehouse, no. 70 Prince Street, [between 1821 and 1824]. Merritt Mus 536.36
http://id.lib.harvard.edu/aleph/014839746/catalog

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Facsimiles and holographs

Gershwin, George, 1898-1937   Girl crazy : a musical comedy in two acts / book by Guy Bolton and John McCowan [sic] ; music by George Gershwin ; lyrics by Ira Gershwin.  [Dallas] : State Fair Musicals, 1953. ML50.G384  G5 1953 Merritt Room
http://id.lib.harvard.edu/aleph/013335434/catalog

Loesser, Frank, 1910-1969   Guys and dolls : a musical fable of Broadway / based on a a story and characters by Damon Runyon ; music and lyrics by Frank Loesser ; book by Jo Swerling and Abe Burrows.  New York, N.Y. : Music Theatre, [1950?]. ML 50.L8245 G88 1950 Merritt Room
http://id.lib.harvard.edu/aleph/013335458/catalog

Loewe, Frederick, 1901-1988.   Camelot / book and lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner ; music by Frederick Loewe.  New York, N.Y. : Jenny Productions, 1963. ML 50.L8256 C3 1963 Merritt Room
http://id.lib.harvard.edu/aleph/005349054/catalog

Musik des Mittelalters, in der Hamburger Musikhalle vom 1. bis 8. April, 1924.  [Hamburg? : s.n., 1924]. ML 42.H35 H3 1924 Merritt Room
http://id.lib.harvard.edu/aleph/011141621/catalog

Puccini, Giacomo, 1858-1924.   Mr. Henry W. Savage offers his English Grand Opera Company ... in Giacomo Puccini's Japanese lyric tragedy Madam Butterfly : the first production in America and the first presentation in English.  [New York : Press of Myers & Rosenfeld Co., 1906], c1905. ML 5D.P965 M2213 1906 Merritt Room
http://id.lib.harvard.edu/aleph/013247492/catalog

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Print librettos

Bolton, Guy, 1884-1979. "Oh boy!" New York : American Play Company, Inc., 522 Fifth Avenue, [approximately 1917]. Merritt ML50.K43 O4 1917
http://id.lib.harvard.edu/aleph/014683788/catalog

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Archival collections

Isham Library papers III : The string quartets of Haydn, Mozart, and Beethoven : studies of the autograph manuscripts : a conference at Isham Memorial Library, March 15-17, 1979 : typescript. Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Department of Music, March 15-17, 1979. Merritt          Ms. Coll. 154
http://id.lib.harvard.edu/aleph/014632564/catalog

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Jazz contracts

Delicious. Hollywood : Fox Film Corp, 1931. Merritt PN1997.D4518 1931
http://id.lib.harvard.edu/aleph/014834910/catalog

Hans Christian Anderson. Hollywood : Samuel Goldwyn Productions, Inc., 1951. Merritt PN1997.H361 1951
http://id.lib.harvard.edu/aleph/014758180/catalog

Daily production and progress report : "Night and day" : technicolor.  [Burbank, Calif. : Warner Bros. Pictures], August 2, 1945. Merritt PN1995.9 P7 N54 1945
http://id.lib.harvard.edu/aleph/014689117/catalog

[Contract between Duke Ellington, T. Hee, Bill Cottrell, and Tempo Music, Inc., for purchase of rights to It's love I'm in] : typescript, May 17, 1949. Merritt ML410.E44 C66 1949
http://id.lib.harvard.edu/aleph/014531234/catalog

[Contract between Duke Ellington and Tempo Music, Inc., for purchase of the rights to Stoona] : typescript, November 5, 1963. Merritt ML410.E44 C66 1963
http://id.lib.harvard.edu/aleph/014531247/catalog

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Portraits of composers

Sichling, Lazarus Gottlieb, 1812-1863, engraver. Joh. Seb. Bach. [Leipzig] : Breitkopf & Härtel, [1851]. Merritt Mus 627.1.1 (1) illustration
http://id.lib.harvard.edu/aleph/014805826/catalog

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Periodicals

Muzykalʹnyĭ sovremennik. [Petrograd : A.N. Rimskīĭ-Korsakov], 1915-. Merritt ML5.M996 1916 v.3
http://id.lib.harvard.edu/aleph/006942984/catalog

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