06/085 Guide to the Reinhard Oppel Collection Oppel Finding Aid Authors: Maristella Feustle.

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Guide to the Reinhard Oppel Collection 1858/1935 Music Library Overview of the Collection Reinhard Oppel Collection 1858-1935 06/085 Oppel, Reinhard 19.00 German Music Library Access Terms

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Topical Term: Composition (Music) music theory
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Scope and Contents

The collection consists of about 19 boxes of materials related to the life and work of composer and music theorist Reinhard Oppel.

Detailed List of Contents id110891 A id110892 A 1 Letter from Franz Liszt 1858 May 8 Title:

Handwritten letter from Franz Liszt

id110893 A 2 Photo print of Oppel; correspondence between Dr. Carl Loewe and Emilie Mayer (3 letters) 1859-1860 Title:

Photograph of Reinhard Oppel

Title:

Correspondence between Dr. Carl Loewe and Emilie Mayer

Title:

Correspondence between Dr. Carl Loewe and Emilie Mayer

Title:

Correspondence betweeen Dr. Carl Loewe and Emilie Mayer

id110894 A 3 Typed statement regarding Emilie Mayer Title:

Aus ihrem Leben

id110895 A 4 Letter from Winifred Wagner to Fräulein Bötticher 1931 September 22 Title:

Letter from Winifred Wagner to Fräulein Bötticher

Scope and Contents

Dated at Nussdorf.

id110896 A 5 Two envelopes Title:

Photobild Elfr. Oppel

Title:

Envelope

Scope and Contents

First envelope from circa 1930. Second envelope originally addressed to Elfriede Oppel.

id110897 A 6 Reinhard Oppel: Über Beziehungen Beethovens zu Mozart zu Ph. Em. Bach Title:

Über Beziehungen Beethovens zu Mozart und zu Ph. Em. Bach

Scope and Contents

Very brittle. Post-it labeled "Book 1" removed from cover. Re-bound in light-green cover.

id110898 A 7 Iwan Knorr: Die Fugen des "Wohltempierten Klaviers" von Joh. Seb. Bach 1912 Title:

Die Fugen des "Wohltempierten Klaviers" von Joh. Seb. Bach

Title:

Die Fugen des "Wohltempierten Klaviers" von Joh. Seb. Bach

Title:

Die Fugen des "Wohltempierten Klaviers" von Joh. Seb. Bach

Title:

Die Fugen des "Wohltempierten Klaviers" von Joh. Seb. Bach

Scope and Contents

Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel. Labeled "Book 2." Includes looseleaf chart, envelope, and letter addressed to Oppel dated March 10, 1924.

id110899 A 8 Der Tonwille 1924 October Title:

Der Tonwille

id110900 A 9 Katalog XII, Musik und Theater Enhaltend die Bibliothek des Herrn Dr. Heinrich Schenker, Wien; Arthur Schopenhauers Metaphysik der Musik undated; 1895 Title:

Katalog XII, Musik und Theater Enhaltend die Bibliothek des Herrn Dr. Heinrich Schenker, Wien

Title:

Metaphysik der Musik

Scope and Contents

Katalog - Antiquariat und Autographenhandlung Heinrich Hinterberger, Wien. Schopenhauer - Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel.

id110934 A 10 Handwritten lists of Oppel's works; list of Oppel's publications; document conferring doctorate on Oppel 1911 June Title:

Blatt 2 Dr. Reinhard Oppel Kompositionen

Title:

Aufführungen

Title:

Solo sonata

Title:

Doctoris Philosophiae Gradum

Title:

Klavier

Title:

Gedrucktes

Title:

Über Reinhards Kompositionen

Title:

Max Reger

Title:

Dietrich Buxtehude in handschrift

Title:

Sonatina op. 24 D-dur

Title:

Eigenverzeichwisse & Aufstellungen

Scope and Contents

Portrait-orientation; not a diploma in the conventional sense. Poster-sized. Date on document. Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich. Post-it on envelope: "scanned."

id110935 A 11 Schenker: analysis of Beethoven's Symphony No. 5 1924 Title:

Der Tonwille

Title:

Beethoven V. Sinfonie

Scope and Contents

Tonwille-Verlag. 73 pages.

id110966 A 12 Program for Regents Faculty Lecture by Dr. Timothy Jackson, Oppel's setting of "Ich sah den Wald sich farben," letter to Oppel from Felix Salzer 2002 November 6; 1925; 1935 February 2 Title:

Professor Reinhard Oppel

Title:

Regents' Faculty Lecture Reinhard Oppel 1878-1941

Title:

Sehr gehster Herr Professor

Title:

Brief von F. Salzer

Title:

Ich sah den Wald sich färben

Scope and Contents

Song text by Geibel, in envelope due to brittle paper.

id110967 A 13 Oppel's analysis of Bach's Der Kunst der Fuge Title:

Erklärung der Zeichen

Title:

Bachs Kunst der Fuge

Scope and Contents

Entirely handwritten in ink. Folder formerly labeled "Folder 3."

id111000 A 14 Zwei Lieder für eine Singstimme, Op. 3 Title:

Zwei Lieder für eine Singstimme, Op. 3

Scope and Contents

Berlin: Ries & Erler. Plate number R. 7685 E.

id111002 A 15 Zwei Etüden für Klavier, Op. 31 Title:

Zwei Etuden für Klavier, Op. 31

Scope and Contents

Kiel: Walter G. Mühlau.

id111006 A 16 Fünf Stücke für Klavier, Op. 21 Title:

Fünf Stücke für Klavier, Op. 21

Title:

Suite E-dur, Op. 30

Title:

Vier Präludien für Klavier, Op. 27

Title:

Kleine Suite für Klavier, Op. 26

Title:

Ciacona für Klavier, Op. 28

Scope and Contents

Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel. Plate numbers 28795-28798.

id111010 A 17 Schubert: Allegretto für Klavier 1907 Title:

Allegretto für Klavier

Scope and Contents

Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel. Plate number E.P. 8. Belonged to Oppel.

id111013 A 18 J.S. Bach: Klavierwerke Title:

Klavierwerke von Joh. Seb. Bach

Scope and Contents

Leipzig: C.F. Peters. Plate number 2696(210). Herausgegeben von Czerny, Griepenkerl, unt Roitzch.

id111014 A 19 Joseph Knettel: Lied I & V aus dem Siebenden Ring von Stefan George Title:

Lied I & V aus dem Siebenden Ring von Stefan George

Title:

Lied I & V aus dem Siebenten Ring von Stefan George

Scope and Contents

Autograph score in ink. Formerly labeled "Folder 1" with a Post-It.

id111015 A 20 Spiegel und Lefse Title:

Spiegel und Lefze

Scope and Contents

Single-page manuscript in pencil. Title in Oppel's handwriting. Previously labeled "Folder 2."

id111016 B id111017 B 1 Autograph scores Title:

Anlage 2

Title:

Analysis of Bach C-minor prelude

Title:

Sonata für Klavier, G moll

Title:

Unknown chorale

Title:

Am Sabbath

Title:

Langsam

Title:

Andante con moto, quasi Allegretto

Title:

Laudate Deo

Title:

Untitled

Title:

Messe II

Title:

Messe II

Title:

Passacaglia

Title:

Brunneninschriff

Title:

Praeludium I. Piano

Title:

String quartet (partial)

Title:

Untitled sketch of piano piece

Title:

Untitled piece for violin and organ

Title:

Osterhymnae

Title:

First movement of untitled piece of string quartet

Title:

Klavier Sonate, I. Satz

Title:

Klavier Sonate, I. Satz

Title:

Untitled piece for solo instrument and piano

Title:

Sketch of quartet

Scope and Contents

Osterhymnae (three movements based on religious texts, March 1905); analysis of Bach C-minor prelude; Messe II; Sonata für Klavier, G moll; work for solo instrument and piano ("Langsam"); Passacaglia (August 29, 1907); Brunneninschriff; Vorspiel zum Choral: Ein feste Burg (1885); first movement of string quartet; work for solo instrument and piano (July 28-30, 1918, Lille); work for violin and organ (April 21, 1932, Leipzig); Cello Romanze / Bei der Wiederholz Folgende Anderungen; Klavier Sonate, I. Satz (June 9, 1919, Kiel); single page of sketches; string quintet (partial); sketch of quartet; Praeludium I. Piano (July 12, 1899); small sheet labeled "Berlin 1757," and other years; sketch of piano work.

id111018 B 2 Suite für Violine solo in e-moll, Op. 19 1913 Title:

Suite für Violine solo in e-moll, Op. 19

Scope and Contents

Kiel: Self-published. Plate number R.O. 2. Numerous copies.

id111019 B 3 Autograph scores Title:

Cello Arie bei Hilsdorf-Bingen

Title:

Polnisches Weihnachtslied für Kinder

Title:

Reformationslied

Title:

Fantasie in Fugenform für Orgel

Title:

Ein Himmelfahrtslied aus der Reformationszeit (Melodie 1527)

Title:

Liturgieen für gemischten Chor, Op. 6, No. 3

Title:

Sonate für Klavier und Cello, H-moll

Title:

Drei Zweistimmige Lieder, Op. 4

Title:

Drei Lieder für dreistimmigen Frauenchor a cappella, Op. 17

Scope and Contents

Reformationslied (SATB, Bonn); Polenisches Weihnachtslied für Kinder (Bonn, July 20, 1907); Himmelfahrtslied I (Bonn), II. Shopfe (Mainz, 1907); Komm nicht in später Nacht (Op. 17, No. 3, Köln: Tischer & Jagenberg, T. & J. 166); Zwei ungarische Volklieder; Himmelfahrtslied aus der Reformationszeit (February 1907); Fantasie in Fugenform für Orgel; Sonate fur Klavier und Cello (Bonn, January-February 1904); Cello Arie bei Hilsdorf-Bingen (four movements); Liturgieen für gemischten Chor, Op. 6, No. 3 (1909); Zwei Lieder fur eine Singstimme mit Begleitung des Pianoforte (Op. 3, Berlin: Ries & Erler, pl. no. R. 7685 E., 2 copies); Drei zweistimmige Lieder, Op. 4 (soprano and alto, Berlin: Ries & Erler, pl. no. R. 7687-7689 E.

id111020 B 4 Fra Pensieri Quel Pensiero Title:

Fra pensieri quel pensiero

Title:

Fra pensieri quel pensiero

Scope and Contents

Autograph score. For flute or violin, alto, and piano

id111274 C id111275 C 1 "Messe" - settings of texts from the Ordinary of the Mass Scope and Contents

Includes Gloria, Credo, and Sanctus.

id111279 C 2 String Quartet No. 2, D minor Scope and Contents

String quartet, composed at Kiel. Score and parts.

id111281 C 3 Tanzsuite für Streichquartett; Terzetto fur 2 Violinen und Viola, Op. 11 1935 May; August 6 Scope and Contents

Tanzsuite dated May 1935; Terzetto dated August 6, at Bonn.

id111286 C 4 String Quartet No. 1, E-flat major 1920 (?) December 20 Scope and Contents

Score and parts.

id111291 C 5 String Quartet No. 3 in C minor / Cellostimme: Variationen und Fuge über ein Thema von Bach für Streichquartett 1932 December 8 Scope and Contents

Composed at Kiel. "Schulze-Prisca Quartett." No score.

id111297 C 6 Hans Weisse: Sieben Dreistimmige Stücke fur Klavier nebst einem Anhang: Ricercar für Laute Scope and Contents

"Heinrich Schenker zugeeignet." See also: "Hans Weisse, Joseph Knettel, Paul Kletzki Collections" (06/084), Box 1, Folder 11 (photocopy).

id111384 D id111385 D 1 Analysis and Counterpoint Scope and Contents

Page 5 of unidentified work; Brahms IV-I Durchführung; Zu Bach, Solos für Viol und Cello; Bach Solos g IV 28 v 31; 24. Two-Voice Fugue (September 9, 1920); Fugue in C#, W.K [Well-Tempered Clavier] I (Kiel, Christmas, 1928); D Toccata (October 1931); W. K. I, Fuga II / Praeludium C I; Schenker-Oppel: Bach, Prelude I in C-sharp; Analysis of Prelude in E minor; Brahms, E-flat minor; Bach E Kleine Preluden 2. Teil; Bach, G minor; Bach, E minor (March 20, 1930); Bach, G minor solo sonata; cutouts of magazine art related to composers; 3 leaflets from Dr. Benno Filser Verlag, Augsburg; Palestrina, Plei sunt coeli; Brahms E-flat minor intermezzo / W.K. Fugue 2; Short analyses on folded paper; Analysis (February 6, 1919, at Kiel) / Chopin A-flat Etude Op. 25-I; two-voice fugue; No. 11, 12, 13, 14; Trio, October 20, 1919; "Tocc. g Fuge 38 + 509"; No. 4 3-voice Fugue in C; Sketches and "Hallelujah!" in black folder; Bach Studieren (April 1919); Palestrina, Agnus Dei; Einleitung / Ägypter; Analysen; Notizen; Jesu meine Freunde; 5-voice fugue in C for organ; Bach W.K. II fugue (on reverse of letter dated January 4, 1929); 5-Voice Fugue for Organ - analysis, April 27, 1922; newspaper, November 16, 1928; Tchaikovsky, Lied der Zigeunerin; newspaper with "De Profundis" (Psalm 130) highlighted; Frankfurter Zeitung, November 20, 1928

id111393 D 2 Bach and Handel Scope and Contents

Correlli-Joachim: Allegro from Sonata V in B major, "with one flat" (with two pages of printed music, pl. no. 2636) W.K. II No. 14, Canon; Polisches Volkslied - Carl Busse (TTBB, 2 copies, manuscript); Die Fromme Paulina von Rud. Baumbach (TTBB) / Die Harte Nuß (Peter Rosegger); Largo; Requiem (text by Friedrich Hebbel, also set by Reger, July 18-19, 1901; Nymphaea alba (gedicht von Wilhelm Walloth, for 4-voice men's chorus, July 17, 1901); Letter to Dr. Schmidt (May 3, 1933, Leipzig); Handel analyses; Palestrina: Missa ad Fugam analysis; Corelli - Vivace der 2. Sonata - B dur; Corelli - Sonata VIII, 2 Satz, op. 3 / Sonate da Chiesa (May 27, 1931); Paper Zur Handlungs[?]heit Bach zur Themen, folded with letter from Prof. J. Milsohn [illegible], November 1928); List of themes; card advertising Oppel lectures; Corelli 3. Sonate Allegro / Bach / Corelli/ illegible, soft fiber paper; 11 small leaves of notes; timeline of composers; 2 leaves of notes; poem, in "Kleines Feuilleton"; 2 additional leaves of notes; illegible soft paper; Bach - Fuga.

id111394 D 3 Oppel: String Quartet in E-flat, Op. 18 1912 Scope and Contents

With parts.

id111395 D 4 Oppel: String pieces and other works Scope and Contents

Sonate fur Violine solo in D-moll, Op. 12 (October 1910) - self published, pl. no. R.O. 1 Paul Thoma gewidmet Der Brauttanz (1910) - text by Simon Dach. Leipzig: Fr. Kistner, pl. no. 10434. TTBB Lied der Freundschaft für gemischten Chor - text by Simon Dach. Gottingen: Verlag von Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht Streichtrio in C moll, Op. 10. Violin, viola, cello. Parts only. Ciacona B-dur - for piano Präludium [und Grave] e moll fur Violin und Klavier (Leipzig, April 21, 1932), dedicated to Cyrill Ko[illegible]. Score and parts. Konzert für Violin mit Begleitung des Orchesters, g moll, Op. 20 (Kiel, March 30, 1913), dedicated to Walter Schulze Prisen (?). For piano and violin - score, with written cadenza. Klaviertrio (November 24, 27, 1921 / December 25, 1928) - score and parts.

id111396 D 5 Messe, Op. 32, and other works Scope and Contents

Nun laßt uns Gott dem Herre - for organ. Numbered 1-10, possibly related to item with 11 through 14 noted in Folder 1, November 1923. Untitled, Wurzburg, September 4, 1933; Handel Fugue in F minor, with article "On Handel's Instrumental Fugues" (Leipzig), and letter from Neue Bachgesellschaft zu Leipzig (July 3, 1931) Ciacona B dur für Klavier. Marked "QIII." Includes sketch of different work labeled August 29, 1922 Messe für Vierstimmigen Chor, Op. 32 (SATB). Debussy: Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune. Paris: E. Fromont, pl. no. E. 1091 F., 1895.