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Mozart: Cosi fan tutte

Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus, Lorenzo Da Ponte, and Jacques Joseph Désiré Frey. 1822. Cosi fan tutte: dramma giocoso in due atti. Paris: Au magasin de J. Frey.

Call no. : ULB 782.1 M93 c8 A  

 “Folio. Attractively bound in dark green quarter leather with matching marbled boards, titling gilt to spine, edges colored yellow, 516 pp. Engraved. Text in Italian.

Rare. Later edition. WorldCat (10 copies, 3 of which are in the in U.S.). The first edition of the piano-vocal score was published by Breitkopf & Härtel in 1794, the first edition of the full score in 1810.Based on the 281 names on the list of subscribers it is likely that the print run of the present edition ran to approximately 300-350 copies.

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Modern versions available in the Music Library

Cosi fan tutte: opera, K588 London: Ernst Eulenburg Ltd. [19--].

Call no.: Music 782.1 M93 c8 E  score  

Miniature full score



Cosi fan tutte: the school for lovers, K588: an opera in 2 acts.

New York: Kalmus. 1968.

Call no.: Music 782.1 M93 c8  score  

Full score


Beethoven: Symphony No. 5


Beethoven, Ludwig van. 1830. Cinquième symphonie à grand orchestre. Leipzig: Chez Breitkopf & Härtel. 

Call no. : U 784.2184 B41 s9 no.5 B8               

“Modern blue half cloth with marbled boards, original dark yellow printed wrappers bound in. 1f. (title), 182 pp. Engraved. First Edition, later issue, printed from the original plates, but with a new engraved title and the addition of the printed note to p. 108. The printed note on p. 108 refers to volume 48 of Allgemeine musikalische Zeitung (1846); the note in German strikingly contrasts to the title page in French, testifying to the emerging status of the German language as a musical lingua franca of the later nineteenth century.”

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Symphonie Nr. 5 c moll, Opus 67.

Leipzig: Edition Peters. [19--].

Call no.: Music 784.2184 B41 s9 no.5 E  score

miniature full score




Symphonie V, C moll, op. 67 = C minor = Do mineur.

   Wien: Universal Edition. [19--].

   Call no.: Music 785.1 B41 no5  score  

   miniature full score



Symphony no. 5 in C minor: an authoritative score, the sketches, historical background, analysis, views and comments.

   New York: Norton. 1971. 

   Call no.: Music 785.1 B41 no5 +F  score

 Fünfte Symphonie, c-Moll, Opus 67: Faksimile nach dem Autograph in der Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin Preussischer  Kulturbesitz.

 Laaber: Laaber-Verlag. 2002.

 Call no.: MuR 784.2184 B41 no.5 M  score  



  Symphonien III.

  München: G. Henle Verlag. 2013.

  Call no.: MuR 780.81 B41 H5  vI/3 score     


Mahler: Das Lied von der Erde

 Mahler, Gustav, and J. V. Wöss. 1911. Das Lied von der Erde: eine Symphonie fur̈ eine Tenor- und eine Alt- (oder Bariton- ) stimme und Orchester (nach Hans Bethges "Die chinesische Floẗe"). Wien: Universal-Edition.  

Call no. : U 783.247 M21 l7    

“Folio. Original publisher's dark red cloth boards with gilt titling to upper and spine, decorative endpapers. [i] (title within decorative sepia border), [i] (table of contents), 3-99, [1] (blank) pp. Binding very slightly worn and rubbed with small stains to upper.”

“First Edition of the piano-vocal score, pre-dating the publication of the full score." 

"This orchestral song cycle, based on German versions of ancient Chinese poetry collected by Hans Bethge in Die chinesische Flöte (1907), was as original in form and technique as it was assured in its urgently lucid clarification of the subjective dialectic of the Fifth and Sixth Symphonies. Real Chinese music may have inspired the metrical innovations which contribute to quasi-heterophonic passages for solo instruments. In the extended last movement, ‘Der Abschied’, such passages project stylized images of the natural world as described by the singer ‘In narrative tone, without expression’. For tenor and contralto soloists in strict alternation (the second movement permits the contralto to be replaced by a baritone), the cycle's six movements fall into three pairs. The middle pair recall youth and beauty while the first and last present a tensely contested balance between energetic abandonment to existential despair (particularly in the two drinking songs; the ape howling its laughter amid gravestones is a crucial image in the opening movement) and a more controlled attempt to maintain lyrical equilibrium beyond the destructive expressionist ‘moment’." Peter Franklin in Grove online

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 Modern versions available in the Music Library

Das Lied von der Erde = The song of the earth.

Wien: Philharmonia Partituren in der Universal Edition. 1962.

Music 784.3 M21 l71 score  

miniature score



Das Lied von der Erde Eine Symphonie für eine Tenor- und eine Alt- oder Bariton-Stimme und Orchester. Sämtliche Werke / herausgegeben von der Internationalen Gustav Mahler Gesellschaft,Wien.

Wien: Universal Edition. 1964.

Call no.: MuR 780.81 M21  bd.9 score  

Full score


Das Lied von der Erde: für höhere und tiefere Singstimme mit Klavier.

Wien: Universal Edition. 2012.

Call no.: MuR 780.81 M21 P  Suppl. Bd.2 score  

Piano-vocal score


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