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Trios, strings, K. Anh. 66, G major: MU.MS.905

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Current Location: In storage


Trios, strings, K. Anh. 66, G major
Anfang eines Trio [manuscript] / von Mozart und seiner Hand[schrift]. [2nd leaf] fur ein Trio / von Mozart


Composer: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
Associated name.: Nissen, Georg Nikolaus von
Associated name.: Stadler, Maximilian
Binder (person): Cockerell Bindery



For violin, viola and bass, in G major.
Thematic cat. no. K. Anh. 66 (562e)
Uncompleted fragment(s).
Dated in K6, Sept. 1788, New Grove (online) ca. 1790-91, and 1789 in Konrad Ulrich's "Fragmente" (Kassel, 2002).
Two separate leaves, each with caption title in the hand of Abbe Stadler and ascription in the hand of G.N. von Nissen.
Holograph in ink.
Watermark (leaf 1): "REAL" over 3 crescent moons ; countermark absent (Tyson WM Nr. 100)
Watermark (leaf 2): [3 crescent moons] ; countermark: "PS" (Tyson WM Nr. 99)
Former shelf mark: Music Box III (17)
Received unbound. Bound in quarter green morocco with marbled paper sides and vellum tips S. Cockerell.
1.1.1 vls All[egr]o G G-2 xF 3/4 y2.''G/4Dzy8{DBA}z/{yAGzGFyFEz}/{EDyDCzC'B}/


History note: With three documents relating to former owners. (1) Statement on origin by "J.F. Haast, Frankfurt, 8 Sept 1852", stating that the leaves were given to Aloys Fuchs by a son of the composer, who bequested them to Haast. Beneath is an additional statement by Charles Stegall "Purchased at the sale of the Library of the late Professor Palmesley at Cambridge, 1856, and presented to the undersigned by the Rev.d Arthur Ward, St. John's College Cambridge, 1856. Charles Stegall, Mus. D. Cantab"; (2) translation of (1) probably in the hand of Thomas Attwood Walmisley. (3) Cutting from the sale catalogue of Puttick & Simpson, 16th February 1939, lot 134.

Measurements and weight

1 ms. score (2 leaves) ; 27 x 35 cm. + 3 documents (3 leaves)

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1939) by The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum


Production date: AD 1789 : [Austria], [1789?]

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Identification numbers

Accession number: MU.MS.905
Primary reference Number: 278930
ALMA control 001: 994835983803606
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Created: Tuesday 15 December 2020 Updated: Tuesday 23 August 2022 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

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Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Manuscripts and Printed Books

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