[Martin Schwarzenlander [Martin Fischer], Austrian composer.] Autograph Score of his adaptation of Purcell's 'Fantazia In Nomine', with Autograph Letter Signed to dedicatee Richard Hutchins, copy of another version of the work, and of three others.

Martin Schwarzenlander (b.1955), Austrian classical composer, known as Martin Fischer during his marriage to journalist Erica Fischer (b.1943) [Richard Hutchins]
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Autograph Score dated 'Berlin, 1976/77'. Copy of second version of the piece dated 'Berlin, 20. Juni 1977'. Letter dated from Berlin, 16 December 1980.
SKU: 15950

All items in good condition, lightly aged and worn. ONE: Autograph Score. 7pp., 4to. On printed music paper. Sewn into green card printed wraps. Title: 'Henry Purcell | "Fantazia In Nomine" | (1680) | in seven parts for strings (viola da gamba a. s. on) | Adaptation for 12 parts for the 12 Cello-players of the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra from the original manuscript in The British Museum, London, from Martin Fischer | (This is my first version of the adaptation) | Meinem lieben Freund Richard Hutchins, Waynflete, England, in Dankbarkeit zugeeignet. Berlin, 1976/77'. On last page: 'This is dedicated to my friend Mr. Richard Hutchins, Waynflete, Curdridge, Nr. Botley, Southampton, England, with grateful thoughts of our common enthusiasm during more than twenty years in music! | Berlin, August '77 | Yours Martin Fischer'. TWO: Autograph Letter to 'Richard', signed 'Yours Helga, Martin and Andreas'. Berlin, 16 December 1980. 4pp., 8vo. Sending affectionate Christmas wishes to Hutchins and his sister, with topics including the improving health of Helga and Martin, Hutchins's sister's 'fire accident', a holiday in the Dolomites, his behaviour as Father Christmas. 'Now after getting better with my health I have more better feeling while I play in the orchestra and I played in some Christmas evenings viola solo (at Advent 7th. December and at 14th. December). [...] Now I have Extra concerts in the Orchestra for the help of the Italian catastrophe. Karajan and M. Pollini will play Beethoven and Tschaikowsky.' He ends in the hope of a meeting in London. THREE: Duplicated copy of manuscript score of later version of Item One. 1 + 14pp., 4to. In ring binding in grey wraps. Title the same, dated 'Berlin, 20. Juni 1977'. FOUR: Duplicated copy of manuscript score titled '"Was tönt so wunderbarer Klang" | Weihnachtsleid aus dem Kloster Maria Laach für Helga und die Ostpreussen-Feier 1975 gesetzt für Gesang und Viola von Martin Fischer'. 1 + 3pp., 8vo. Autograph dedication 'To my dear friend Richard Hutchins from Martin Fischer'. FOUR: Duplicated autograph score titled '"O Freude uber Freude" | Weihnachtslied aus Schlesien für Helga und die Ostpreussenfeier 1977 gesetzt fur Gesang und Viola von Martin Fischer'. 1 + 4pp., 8vo. FIVE: Duplicated autograph score headed "Aus Beethoven's Skizzenbuchern". 1p., 8vo. With '"From Beethoven's sketchbooks | Für Richard! Martin F.' added in autograph.