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Mozart: Le Nozze di Figaro First Edition Two Volume Score (1806)

Item# 10056280


MOZART, Wolfgang Amadeus 1756-1791. [KV 492]. Le Nozze di Figaro Dramma Giocoso in Quattro Atti. [Full score]. Paris: Magasin de Musique [PN 566, 1-4],  printed in 1806
 
Two volumes. Folio. Attractively bound in half dark red morocco with marbled boards in period style.

  • Act I: 129 pp.
  • Act II:186 pp.
  • Act III:116 pp.
  • Act IV:127 pp.

First Edition, first issue of the full score, one of the great rarities.
 
Provenance
From the collection of the English opera singer Willoughby Hunter Weiss (1820-1867), composer of the famous tune "The Village Blacksmith" to words by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, with his small 19th century blindstamp to title and several pages and the signature in ink of Angelique Weiss to title and first page of third act.

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