BEETHOVEN: STRING QUARTET OP. 127

MS 5445
MS Short Title BEETHOVEN:
STRING QUARTET OP. 127
Text LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN: STRING QUARTET IN E-FLAT, OP. 127, STICHVORLAGE
Description MS in Italian on paper, Mainz, 1826, 4 fascicles, 29+23+36+29 pp., 23x31 cm, single column, (20x28 cm), ruled with 10 staves, by a single copyist, with alterations and extensively marked up by and for the printer, plate no. 2426 added.
Binding Mainz, 1826, paper wrappers, sewn on 3 cords.
Context The autograph is divided between Berlin, Bonn and Stockholm. The present Stichvorlage is copied directly from a copy in the hand of Beethoven's copyist Wolanek with corrections by Beethoven, now in Schott Archiv, Mainz.
Provenance 1. Schott Archiv, Mainz (1826-2010); 2. Sotheby's 9.6.2010:10.
Published Schott Söhne, Mainz, Quartett für 2 Violinen, Bratsche und Violoncello verfasst und seine Durchlaucht dem Fürsten Nicolaus v. Galitzin gewidmet von Ludwig van Beethoven. 1826. Plate no.2426. Sieghard Brandenburg: Die Quellen zur Entstehungsgeschicte von Beethovens Streichquartett Ess-Dur Op 127, pp. 221-276. in: Beethoven-Jahrbuch JG. 1978/1981, Bonn, Beethovenhaus, 1983.
Place of origin Mainz
Dates 1826

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