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|物品:||手稿, 签名集, 音乐|
|书名:||Neri Baraldi's Album Amicorum (Signed arrangements & autographs by Rossini, Meyerbeer, Gounod, Perosi, Gomes and others)|
Liber Amicorum Baraldi Signed Score Rossini Meyerbeer Gounod
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Rare Liber Amicorum that belonged to the famous 19th century tenor Pietro Neri-Baraldi. Autographs of Rossini, Bottesini, Coppola, Peri, Costa, Meyerbeer, Bolzoni, Gordigiani, Auteri Manzocchi, Mancinelli, Auber, Cossoul, Bazzini, Marchetti, Ponchielli, Gomes, Mazzucato, Faccio, Capulani, Gounod, Coronaro, Thomson, Valetta, Martucci, Catalani, Mascheroni, Heckmann, Clementi, Perosi, Richter, Fischer.
Luxury notebook for music notation, oblong 8vo with 50 music paper sheets with six staves framed by a four-corner gold frame with stylised floral motifs.
Green Morocco leather binding with geometric rectangular engravings that inscribe smooth parts, tumbled parts, and pure gold parts. Restored binding. Spine decorated with four-tile engraving, also decorated with pure gold with due corrugated lozenges on either end. Internal plates and endpaper lined with faux-silk pearly paper. The notebook was made by Lard-Esnault in Paris. The small label inside the front plate allows to date the purchase to one year after 1849.
Size: 15.5 x 23 cm.
98 pages, of which 40 handwritten
The opera singer was born in Minerbio near Bologna, after debuting at the Teatro Comunale of Bologna in 1850, began a bright career that led him to cover many tenor roles and was in contact with the greatest musicians at the time, such as Rossini, Meyerbeer, Gounod, Perosi, Gomes and many many more.
During his career, which reached its peak with his appointment as first tenor at the Sao Carlos in Lisbon, directly nominated by the King Louis I of Portugal, he jealously kept this precious booklet and collected autographs of the musicians whose operas he sang. The result is this wonderful piece of musical history that includes, like a treasure box, little gems of memory of the greatest musicians of the second half of the 19th century.
Giving a sufficient economic value to this liber amicorum is almost impossible, because no coin will ever repay the thrill of diving into its golden pages and getting carried away by the musical kaleidoscope coming from the hands of immortal masters of music.
What is a Liber Amicorum:
The Liber Amicorum originates from the German Festschrift, a term that refers to a collection of writings to celebrate an academic achievement, a special occasion, or an anniversary. The oldest Festschrift that we know of dates back to 1640 and was made to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the press in Europe, by Gregor Ritsch in Leipzig. This type of publication was very much in vogue in the 18th century in academia, and it very often is, depending on the object of the compliments collected, a true gold mine of autographs.
The Liber Amicorum (from Liber = book + Amicorum = of friends), is a Latin term that designates a collection of signatures and congratulations from a more intimate circle of colleagues and friends.
Pietro Neri-Baraldi was born in Manerbio, a small town near Bologna, on 1 February 1826 to a peasant family.
His musical studies led him then to debut at the Teatro Comunale of Bologna in 1850.
In 1853 he was first tenor at the Teatro del Corso in Bologna, where he played important tenor roles like Manico in Il Trovatore, the Duke of Mantua in Rigoletto and Ubaldo in Elena da Feltre by Mercadante.
After the success Neri Baraldi moved to Paris, where he performed in the theatre season 1854/1855 of both the Opera and the Theatre Italien in Paris.
From 1856 to 1868 he was often in London, where he played numerous important roles both at the Lyceum Theatre at the Royal Opera House.
Her music career certainly reached its peak with his appointment as first tenor by the King of Portugal Louis I, for which he sang at the Sao Carlo of Lisbon.
In 1863 he married the Austrian soprano Antonietta Fricci (1840-1912) with whom he also had an artistic collaboration, sharing the stage with her.
In his later years he devoted himself to the teaching and had among his best students the South African soprano Ada Forrest - Cherry Kearton.
Pietro Neri-Baraldi died in Bologna on 29 June 1902 at the age of 76.
- Rossini, Gioachino
“Mi lagnerò tacendo” for voice and piano -
3 pages with dedication “a Neri Baraldi - G. Rossini - Passy 22 settembre 1858”
- Bottesini, Giovanni
“Moderato” for piano
1 page with dedication “al suo caro amico Neri Baraldi - Giovanni Bottesini - Bologna 1858”
- Coppola, Pietro Antonio
“Elena e Malvina - Melodramma semiserio”
4 pages with dedication “Pietro Ant° Coppola a Neri Baraldi - Lisbona 1859”
Please note: Coppola was conductor at Sao Carlo of Lisbon during the years in which Neri Baraldi was first tenor.
- Peri, Achille
“Nell’Opera GIuditta” , voice and piano - Milan, 10 March 1866
1 page with dedication “All’Amico Neri Baraldi” - Achille Peri
- Costa, Mario
Variation on “Pur nel sonno almeno talora” by Domenico Scarlatti with text by Metastasio - voice and piano
2 pages with dedication “ à … Neri Baraldi - Souvenir de Mario Costa - Londres 2 août 1859”
- Meyerbeer, Giacomo
Principio dell’aria del Mietitore, cantata dal Signor Neri Baraldi nel Pardon di Plöermel - Andantino
1 page with dedication “Per l’album del Sig.r Neri Baraldi - ricordo a Giacomo Meyerbeer”
- Bolzoni, Giovanni
Brano d’un Minuetto - Tempo di minuetto comodo
1 page with dedication “9 Dicembre 1885 - All’egregio artista Cav. Neri Baraldi - Giovanni Bolzoni”
- Gordigiani, Luigi
Andantino con passione presumably unpublished “Dimmi Teresa… m’ami… rispondi” for voice and piano
1 music page applied to the Liber Amicorum - Musical signature on the front with dedication:
“all’amico Neri Baraldi - L- Gordigiani - Parigi 19 giugno 1855”
- Salvatore Auteri Manzocchi
Aria from Act I of Dolores
1 music page applied to the Liber Amicorum - Musical signature on the back
Handwritten note: “Dolores atto I° - Salvatore Auteri Manzocchi - Padova 2 luglio 1876”
- Mancinelli, Luigi
Andante - Barcarola in Cleopatra
1 page with dedication “All’amico car.mo Neri Baraldi - L. Mancinelli - Bologna 5 Dic. 1879”
- Auber, Daniel
Allegro moderato - piano
1 page with handwritten note “Paris, 5 ao?t 1861 - Auber”
- Cossoul, Guilhermo (Guillaume)
Andante ma non tanto for cello and piano
1 page with dedication “à son Ami Neri Baraldi - Souvenir de Guillaume Cossoul - Londres au 7 juillet 1863”
- Bazzini, Antonio
"Ballade” Andante for violin and piano
1 page with dedication “Milano 23/3 66 - All’Amico Neri BAraldi A. Bazzini"
- Marchetti, Filippo
from Ruy Blas - Act II - La Regina di Spagna “ Larva dorata del mio pensiero…” voice and piano
1 page with dedication “Al sig.r Neri Baraldi - F. Marchetti - Milano 24/1/74
- Ponchielli, Amilcare
Cavatina “Lina” from La Savojarda - voice and piano
2 pages with handwritten note: “Cavatina Lina nell’opera La Savojarda - Amilcare Ponchielli”
- Gomes, Antonio Carlos
From Salvator Rosa - Romanza - Isabella act III - Andantino moderato - Voice
1 page with handwritten note “ Milano li 2 aprile 1874 - A. Carlos Gomes”
- Mazzucato, Alberto
From Faust by Goethe - Voice and Piano - Margherita “ Ah! China china benigna…”
2 pages with handwritten note “A. Mazzucato - Milano, 3 Aprile 1874”
- Faccio, Franco
Fragment - Moderato for piano
1 page with dedication “all’ottimo amico Pierino F. Faccio - Milano aprile 1874”
- Capulani (?)
Musical score “quando ti vidi cinta di rose”
1 page with dedication “all’amico Neri Baraldi - (…) Capulani (?) - Cremona 24 7bre 75”
- Gounod, Charles
Musical score Andantino from “Cinq Mars”
1 page applied on the notebook with dedication “alla signora A. M. Fricci - Ch. Gounod”
(Antonietta Fricci was the wife of the tenor Neri Baraldi)
- Coronaro, Gaetano
Sheet music from “La Creola” - Moderato for voice and piano
2 pages with apostille and dedication: “ La Creola di Gaetano Coronaro - Bologna 26 Novembre 1878 -all’amico Pierino Baraldi ed alla bravissima interprete del suo primo lavoro Sig.ra Antonietta Fricci”
La Creola was the first major success of Coronaro, and the musical autograph was left just two days after the premiere which took place in Bologna on 24 November 1878 and the main character, Mirza, was entrusted to Fricci.
- Thomson, César
Musical score for violin and piano
1 page with dedication “Al gentile Signor Cav. Neri Baraldi - Bologna il 24 gennaio 86 -Cèsar Thomson”
- Valetta, Ippolito
Piano sheet “Quasi Minuetto”
1 page with dedication “Al gent.mo Sig. Cav. Neri Baraldi - Bologna 17 genn. 86 - Ippolito Valetta”
- Martucci, Giuseppe
Piano score “Allegretto”
1 page with dedication “Al Sig. Neri Baraldi - Bologna 17 ’86 - G.Martucci”
- Catalani, Alfredo
From the duet “Edmea” Act III - “Tu sei qui sul mio cor…” for voice and piano
Music paper applied on the notebook
1 pag. con dedica “All’Egregio Sig. Neri Baraldi - Milan, 2/11/86 - A. Catalani”
- Mascheroni, Edoardo
Piano score - Andantino
1 page with signature and date “E. Mascheroni - Bologna 2 dicembre 86”
- Heckmann, Robert
Violin score - tempo risoluto - Schumann Op. 41, no. 3
Handwritten note “Zu fwl. (…) in der Concert vor Heckmann u. Quartett in Köln - in Bologna um 30. Januar 87 - R. Heckmann”
- Clementi, Filippo
From “La Pellegrina” - Introduction for Horns in F and Timpani
1 page with signature and date (after the premiere) “Bologna Novembre 1890 - F. Clementi”
- Perosi, Don Lorenzo
Resurrezione di Cristo for voice and piano - Canto “Maria”
1 page with dedication: “Resurrezione di Cristo - D.L. Perosi - All’Egregio Sig. Neri Baraldi - Resurrezione di Cristo - Bologna 17.04.98”
- Richter, Hans
1 page with dedication “Il mio primo concerto a Bologna - 1 . V . 1900 - Hans Richter”
- Fischer, Edwin
Ariette Variée - W.A. Mozart
1 page with handwritten note - Bologna 30.III.52 - Edwin Fischer.
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