世界各国の図書館や個人の蔵書に散在しているショパンの初版譜を体系的に目録化し、注釈を付するプロジェクトの成果を、ショパン生誕200年の記念すべき年に遂に公刊！全部で4830点ものショパンの初版譜のそれぞれに出版社や所有者の印章や署名その他の詳細な書誌的記述が与えられ、同定が容易に。項目中に含まれる図版としては、222点もの表紙画像をファクシミリ版で再現。冒頭に置かれた序文では、ショパンの初版譜の一般的な特徴や出版に際しての事情、法的なコンテクストなどを詳細に解説し、音楽家にも音楽学者にも有益な創造の歴史が明かされる。 es which illustrate their respective catalogue entries. Musicians and musicologists alike will gain an unprecedented understanding of the creative history of each Chopin edition and the music within it.
This Annotated Catalogue presents the most ambitious and comprehensive research ever carried out on the first editions of Chopin's music. It begins with an in-depth introduction to these unique sources and the publishing practices that gave rise to them. A detailed description then follows of each Chopin first edition and the later impressions produced by the original publishers or their successors. The Annotated Catalogue facilitates identification of the Chopin scores held in libraries and private collections around the world by attempting to reconstruct the creative history of each edition. It features entries on 1,552 distinct impressions - of which some 4,830 copies are individually described - along with explanatory essays, appendices and facsimiles of over 200 title pages which illustrate their respective catalogue entries. Musicians and musicologists alike will gain an unprecedented understanding of the creative history of each Chopin edition and the music within it.
Preface; Sigla of publishers; Sigla of libraries and private collections; Chopin's first editions: historical overview; Introduction to the Annotated Catalogue; Annotated Catalogue; Plates; Appendices: I. Orchestral parts; II. Series title pages; III. Advertisements; IV. Index of libraries and private collections; V. Uncatalogued works; Bibliography.