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Prince Albert, Prince Consort (1819-61)

Volume of compositions by the Prince Consort c.1838-45

23.7 x 33.3 x 3.9 cm (book measurement (conservation)) | RCIN 1077785

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Manuscript music score. 248 p. of music. Bound in blue velvet with clasps and metal decorations.

While studying in Bonn, Prince Albert took lessons in composition. This is a collection of his compositions to texts by his brother Ernst II, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha) and other German poets. They are arranged as folk songs which was very much the fashion of the day.
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    Prince Albert, Prince Consort (1819-61) (composer)

    Ernest II, Duke of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha (1818-93) (author)

    Prince Albert, Prince Consort (1819-61)
  • 23.7 x 33.3 x 3.9 cm (book measurement (conservation))

    24.0 x 4.0 cm (book measurement (inventory))

  • Volume of compositions by the Prince Consort. []

  • Probably placed in the Royal Library by HRH Prince Albert, Prince Consort, before 1861

  • Object type(s)
      • printed & manuscript material
        • books
          • book: binding
            • book: binding with velvet
              • book: binding with blue velvet
            • book: fine binding
          • book: with clasps
          • book: with furniture
          • book: all edges gilt
          • book: doublures
            • book: silk doublures
        • music scores
          • manuscript music scores
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Music
        • Musical forms
          • Scores. Parts (music)