Piano Concerto No. 26 In D Major ("Coronation"), K.537: The Autograph Score (Pierpont Morgan Library Music Manuscript Reprint Series)
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Alessandro Lattanzi said Just a fetish for Mozart fans. The most important merit of this facsimile edition consists in supplying thousands of fans with a sample of Mozart handwriting at a low price. Why cannot musicologists benefit from this paperback? You are probably wondering whether scholars do not like cheap editions. Well, they do not when it is a matter of facsimiles, because no good facsimile is ever three-quarter-size nor is it black-and-white.Firs. An excellent facsimile of a Mozart autograph A Customer For those of us unable to view priceless Mozart autographs firsthand, Dover Publications presents a valuable facsimile of the autograph of the Piano Concerto in D, K. 537, preserved at the Pierpont-Morgan Library in New York. Special interest attaches to this work because of the large number of passages Mozart never filled in (perhaps because he improvised them?) in the piano part. An informative intro. rare facsimile It is so rare to find facsimiles of original compositions. Typically, facsimiles are expensive. This one show great detail and is fun to peruse.
An informative introduction by Alan Tyson, noted British musicologist, offers perceptive analysis of the manuscript and its distinguishing features. Study Mozart’s original intentions, revisions, etc.—just as they flowed from his pen. Superb facsimile of priceless handwritten score in Pierpont Morgan Library in New York. 121 black-and-white illus.