Clementi, Muzio, 1752-1832

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English composer, keyboard player and teacher, music publisher, and piano manufacturer of Italian birth.

From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : London, 15 June 1818, to Mme Lehmann (née Bilguer) in Berlin, 1818 June 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270564496

From the description of Autograph note signed, dated : Birmingham, 17 August 1829, 1829 Aug. 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270564500

Sonata first published 1795. This arrangement 1951.--Cf. Fleisher Collection.

From the description of Concerto for piano and strings, op. 34, no. 1 / Muzio Clementi ; freely arr. by Robert Barclay. c1952. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 51299528

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British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000561.0x0002cd

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referencedIn MEYERSTEIN BEQUEST. Vol. XII (ff. ii+4). Keyboard music:-(1) Unfinished piano cadenza in E flat; early 19th cent. In the same hand as item (3) below. At the foot of the page faint remains of music written in pencil. f. 1. (2) Piano cadenza in F by M..., 1760-1840 British Library
referencedIn Krebs, Mary, 1851-1900. Autograph letters signed (7), dated : Dresden and [London], 1880-1893, to Mr. [Joseph] Bennett, 1880 Feb. 15 and 1882 Jan. 19. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn ‘Original letters’: Queen’s Hall – Riseley (ff. 250); 1820-1913, n.d.includes:ff. 1-7, 12 Robert Newman, manager of the New Queen's Hall Orchestra: Francesco Berger, pianist and composer; Secretary, Philharmonic Society: Letters to Francesco Berger..., 1820-1913 British Library
creatorOf Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750. "Preludio e Fuga per Organo Pieno a due tastature e pedale di Gio: Seb: Bach." Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Bracey, Robert. Karen Beres, piano with Chris Hahn, piano & Robert Bracey, tenor [sound recording]. University of North Carolina School of the Arts, Semans Library
referencedIn Jascha Heifetz Collection, 1802-1987, (bulk 1911-1974) Music Division Library of Congress
referencedIn MEYERSTEIN BEQUEST. Vol. I (ff. 140). Letters and papers of musicians. Autograph unless otherwise stated. Contents:-(1) Letter (f. 2) from Carl Philipp Emmanuel Bach to -, criticising an aria and suggesting amendments; Hamburg, 20 Nov. 1780. German...., 1760-1999 British Library
creatorOf Clementi, Muzio, 1752-1832. Sonata pour te [sic] piano-forte avec accompagnement de flaute et violoncelle / de Clementi. Northwestern University
creatorOf Clementi, Muzio, 1752-1832. Autograph letter signed, dated : London, 15 June 1818, to Mme Lehmann (née Bilguer) in Berlin, 1818 June 15. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Glenn Dillard Gunn Collection, 1874-1961, (bulk 1910-1961) Music Division Library of Congress
referencedIn Wesley Bequest, 18th century-19th century British Library: Music Collections
creatorOf Clementi, Muzio, 1752-1832. Sonatines opus 36 [Multimédia multisupport] / Clementi, comp. Bibliothèque nationale de France, BnF
referencedIn Wilshire, Florence. Muzio Clementi and his era. Yale University, Music Library
referencedIn Saint-Saëns, Camille, 1835-1921. Autograph manuscript signed, dated : [n.p., Paris?], August 1891, 1891, August. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Alexander Mackay-Smith Collection, 1689-1827 University of Virginia. Small Special Collections Library
referencedIn ‘Original letters’: Tabb – Vert (ff. 269); 1821-1913, 1950-53, n.d.includes:f. 1 Richard Prestridge Valentine Tabb, cellist: William Hayman Cummings, Mus.D: Letter to William Hayman Cummings from Richard Prestridge Valentine Tabb: circa 1908.f. 2 ..., 1821-1953 British Library
creatorOf Clementi, Muzio, 1752-1832. [Fragments of instrumental music. HCL Technical Services, Harvard College Library
creatorOf ‘Original letters’: Cabel – Clinton (ff. 216); 1815-1913, 1953, n.d.includes:f. 1 Stanley Lucas, Secretary, Philharmonic Society: Marie-Josèphe Cabel, née Dreulette; singer: Letter to [S. Lucas] from Marie-Josèphe Cabel: circa 1870: Fr.f. 2 Stanl..., 1815-1953 British Library
referencedIn MEMORANDA and correspondence relating to Bach's Fugues in the preceding volume, beginning. (f. 2) with an account by Sarah H. Emett, "How I became possessed of the Bach MS." From this it appears that the MS. was purchased by her father John George Em..., 19th century British Library
creatorOf Clementi, Muzio, 1752-1832. Canone finito: à 3, per giusti intervalli : composto per 2 violini e viola. Yale University, Music Library
creatorOf MUZIO CLEMENTI: Piano sonata in A flat major; circa 1970. Copy in pencil and ink, in the hand of Alan Tyson, with annotations in pencil in German, probably in the hand of Sonja Gerlach. Numbered ‘WO 13’ in A. Tyson, Thematic Catalogue of the Works of..., approximately 1970 British Library
creatorOf Blasco de Nebra, Manuel 1750-1784. Música manuscrita. Tomo 8o., Piezas de piano [Música notada]. Biblioteca Nacional de España, Biblioteca Nacional - Madrid
creatorOf AYRTON PAPERS. Vol. IV A (ff. ii+200). Letters, etc., 'From Composers, Performrs and other Musical Characters'; 1802-1847, n.d.includes:ff. 1-2 Robert Nicolas Charles Bochsa, composer and harpist: Correspondence: 1822.ff. 3-5b John Wall Callcott,..., 1802-1847 British Library
referencedIn Spada, Pietro, 1935-. Correspondence with Eugene Ormandy, 1978. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn MISCELLANE0US LETTERS AND PAPERS. Paper and ( artt. A, O, Q) Vellum; ff. 112. Folio. XII-XX centt., 12th century-20th century British Library
creatorOf Muzio Clementi: keyboard music; no later than 1780. For a discussion of this manuscript see O. W. Neighbour, ‘A New Manuscript from Clementi’s Early Years as a Keyboard Virtuoso’ in S. Brandenburg, ed., Haydn, Mozart & Beethoven: Studies in the Mus..., 1780 British Library
referencedIn ORIGINAL, LETTERS Of musicians, arranged as in the preceding volume ; 16th-19th centt. The names of writers are given in the Index. Among them are:-Dr. Thomas Augustus Arne. Sir Henry Rowley Bishop. Dr. William Boyce. Orlando Gibbons. Henry Lawes. Ma..., 16th century-19th century British Library
referencedIn Hanover royal music archive, 1651-1951, 1770-1870 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Clementi, Muzio, 1752-1832. Cadenzas [microform] / Muzio Clementi. University of Wisconsin - Madison, General Library System
referencedIn Nicolas Slonimsky Collection, 1873-1997, (bulk 1920-1990) Music Division Library of Congress
creatorOf Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750): Das Wohltemperierte Clavier, book 2. , 1739-1742 British Library
referencedIn COLLECTIONS by Eliza Wesley relating to English and foreign composers, musicians, singers and others, consisting of engraved portraits, photographs, newspaper-cuttings, and other printed matter, with a few original letters, etc. The names are all giv..., 19th century British Library
creatorOf Clementi, Muzio 1752-1832. Caccia [Música notada] del Sig. Muzio Clementi Biblioteca Nacional de España, Biblioteca Nacional - Madrid
creatorOf Clementi, Muzio, 1752-1832. Sonatines opus 36 [Multimédia multisupport] / Clementi, comp. Bibliothèque nationale de France, BnF
creatorOf Cherubini, Luigi, 1760-1842. Overtura di Faniska, composta da Cherubini. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Florence Wilshire: Florence Wilshire: Muzio Clementi and his Era, 20th century Irving S. Gilmore Music Library, Yale University
referencedIn Recommendations; 1815-46. All bearing the signatures of those making the recommendation, and most annotated with the dates on which the recommendations were read and with the result. Entered on printed forms from 1820 or 1821 onwards.ff. 218 + 169*. ..., 1815-1846 British Library
creatorOf Clementi, Muzio, 1752-1832. Concerto pour piano et orchestre en ut majeur [Multimédia multisupport]. Bibliothèque nationale de France, BnF
creatorOf Viotti, Giovanni Battista, 1755-1824. Viotti correspondence, ca. 1793-ca. 1822. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn George Benson Weston autograph collection, 1683-1879. Houghton Library.
creatorOf British Library. [Collection of music manuscripts and fragments from the British Museum] [microform] / [M. Clementi ; S. Wesley ; J. Hook]. University of Rochester, Eastman School of Music, Sibley Music Library
referencedIn Moldenhauer Archives at the Library of Congress, circa 1000-circa 1990 Music Division Library of Congress
creatorOf Clementi, Muzio, 1752-1832. Sonatine [Multimédia multisupport]. Bibliothèque nationale de France, BnF
creatorOf Haverlin, Carl, 1899-1985,. Music, rare editions, 1600-1963. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn SMART PAPERS. Vol. I (ff. I94). Correspondence, etc., of Sir George Thomas Smart, largely in connection with the Philharmonic Society (including some letters written to Lady Smart after her husband's death); 1790-1867, n.d.includes:ff. 1-3, 35, 47, 8..., 1790-1867 British Library
creatorOf Clementi, Muzio, 1752-1832. [Symphonies. HCL Technical Services, Harvard College Library
creatorOf Clementi, Muzio, 1752-1832. [Collection of music manuscripts and fragments, including sketches] [microform] / [Clementi]. University of Rochester, Eastman School of Music, Sibley Music Library
creatorOf 1816-22.ff. 198. 98 x 160, 178 x 114mm.includes:ff. 13v-14 Domenico Dragonetti, double-bass player and composer: William Watts, Secretary, Philharmonic Society: Copies of letters to Domenico Dragonetti from William Watts: 1816-44.f. 26 Catherine ..., 1816-1822 British Library
referencedIn Viotti correspondence, ca. 1793-ca. 1822 The New York Public Library. Music Division.
creatorOf MISCELLANEOUS LETTERS OF MUSICIANS AND OTHERS; 1806-1965, n.d.ff. 37. Overall size 283 x 247mm.1. ff. 1-5. Correspondence relating to a letter of 1790 from Clemens August von Schall to Amtsgerichtsrath Degen revealing that the author of the text of B..., 1806-1965 British Library
referencedIn Newland/Zeuner Collection, circa 1735-circa 1900 Music Division Library of Congress
creatorOf Clementi, Muzio, 1752-1832. Trois sonates pour le clavecin ou pianoforte avec flute, ou violon, et violoncelle ad libitum : op. 30 / composées par Mucio Clementi. Yale University Library
creatorOf Letter from Muzio Clementi to William Watts, 1816 British Library
referencedIn Wilshire, Florence. Muzio Clementi and his era [microform]. Yale University, Music Library
creatorOf MS Mus. 1220. 19th and 20th century letters and music.ff. 28. Largest size 310 x 270mm.A. Letter from the pianist and composer Muzio Clementi to William Watts, Secretary (from 1815 to 1847) of the Philharmonic Society; 17 February 1816. Italian. Pur..., 1816-1928 British Library
referencedIn Foundation book, with signatures and addresses of members; 6 Feb. 1813. With annotations and additions to 1847. The members are numbered 1-59, but some of the later names in this series are inserted in pencil rather than signed, and the series has be..., 1813-1847 British Library
creatorOf Clementi, Muzio, 1752-1832. Cadences dans differents tons : pour le piano-forte : composées dans le stile de Hayden [sic], Kozeluch, Mozart, Sterckel, Vanhall, et Clementi / par Muz. Clementi. Sonate a quatre mains pour le piano-forte / composées par Muzio Clementi. Sonate à quatre mains pour lo [sic] piano forte / composée par M. Clementi. Washington University in St. Louis, .
referencedIn Muzio Clementi collection, [19--?-ongoing]. Museum of Performance & Design
referencedIn Hanover royal music archive, 1651-1951 (bulk circa 1770-1870). Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Cooper, Ruskin. Ruskin Cooper, piano [sound recording]. University of North Carolina School of the Arts, Semans Library
creatorOf Collier, Gilman Frederick, 1929-. Variation on a sonatina by Clementi / Gilman Collier. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn "TRE sonate pel Piano-forte di Muzio Clementi." Autograph [?]. Paper; late xviiith or early xixth cent. Oblate Quarto. British Library
referencedIn MEYERSTEIN BEQUEST. Vol. XX (ff. 44). Miscellaneous music, partly autograph:-(1) 'Macbeth': late 18th cent. copies of the instrumental parts (first and second violins, viola, and bass) in The Original Songs, Airs and Chorusses ... in ... Macbeth, re..., 1760-1872 British Library
referencedIn Memorial Library of Music collection Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
creatorOf Clementi, Muzio, 1752-1832. [Sketches for symphonies, an overture, and a pianoforte sonata [microform]. HCL Technical Services, Harvard College Library
creatorOf Clementi, Muzio, 1752-1832. Autograph note signed, dated : Birmingham, 17 August 1829, 1829 Aug. 17. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Clementi, Muzio, 1752-1832. Sonatine [Multimédia multisupport]. Bibliothèque nationale de France, BnF
referencedIn ‘Original letters’: Coates – Costa (ff. 227); 1817-1913, 1951-3, n.d.includes:ff. 1-7 Albert Coates, conductor and composer: Francesco Berger, pianist and composer; Secretary, Philharmonic Society: Letters to Francesco Berger from Albert Coates: [n..., 1817-1953 British Library
referencedIn Little Orchestra Society concert recordings collection [sound recording], 1947-1957 The New York Public Library. Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound.
creatorOf Clementi, Muzio, 1752-1832. Concerto pour piano et orchestre en ut majeur. Bibliothèque nationale de France, BnF
referencedIn ‘Original letters’: Patey – Pyne (ff. 256); 1819-1913, n.d.includes:ff. 1-3 Janet Patey, née Whytock; contralto: Stanley Lucas, Secretary, Philharmonic Society: John George Patey, singer: Letters to Stanley Lucas from John George Patey rel. to Jane..., 1819-1913 British Library
referencedIn MEYERSTEIN BEQUEST. Vol. XXIII (ff. 37). Miscellaneous music copied from printed editions by E. H. W. Meyerstein; 20th cent. Originally three notebooks with Meyerstein's signature and comments on the covers. Contents mainly piano music by John Field ..., 20th century British Library
referencedIn SYMPHONIES and short musical pieces by Muzio Clementi. Autograph. Paper.; xixth cent. Folio., 19th century British Library
creatorOf Clementi, Muzio, 1752-1832. [Three sonatas for pianoforte, op. 13] [microform]. Princeton University Library
creatorOf Clementi, Muzio, 1752-1832. [Letter, 1825, Nov. 27, Elstree (Herttfordshire, Eng.) to Ignaz Moscheles] [microform] University of Rochester, Eastman School of Music, Sibley Music Library
creatorOf Clementi, Muzio, 1752-1832. Concerto for piano and strings, op. 34, no. 1 / Muzio Clementi ; freely arr. by Robert Barclay. Free Library of Philadelphia, Parkway Central Library
referencedIn Schenk, Johann, 1753-1836. Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to an unidentified Ricki, [n.d.]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Clementi, Muzio, 1752-1832. Sonata per pian forte, con variazione / del sig. Muzzio [i.e. Muzio] Clementi. Dwight Anderson Memorial Music Library, University of Louisville
creatorOf Krumpholz, Jan Křtitel, 1742-1790. [Bound set of piano music], 1786-1802. University of California, Los Angeles
referencedIn National portrait gallery of illustrious and eminent personages of the nineteenth century, extra-illustrated Houghton Library.
referencedIn 1. AUTOGRAPH COMPOSITIONS, or original sketches of compositions, by Muzio Clementi. The principal ones are two Pianoforte duets, the first of them " published in London in 1784 . . . tulit alter honores." There are also a Sonata for the Pianoforte, a..., 18th century-19th century British Library
referencedIn Burney, Charles, 1726-1814. Memoranda for musical articles to be furnished to a new edition of the Cyclopaedia of Chambers, 1801. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
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associatedWith Alexander Mackay-Smith person
associatedWith Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750. person
associatedWith Barclay, Robert, (Robert Lenard), 1918-1980. person
associatedWith British Library. corporateBody
associatedWith Burney, Charles, 1726-1814. person
associatedWith Cherubini, Luigi, 1760-1842. person
associatedWith Collier, Gilman Frederick, 1929- person
associatedWith Cooper, Ruskin. person
associatedWith Florence Wilshire person
associatedWith Gunn, Glenn Dillard, 1874-1963 person
associatedWith Haverlin, Carl, 1899-1985, person
associatedWith Heifetz, Jascha, 1901-1987 person
correspondedWith Jerdan, William, 1782-1869 person
associatedWith Keating, George T., b. 1892 person
associatedWith Krebs, Mary, 1851-1900. person
associatedWith Lehmann, Mrs., (née Bilguer), person
associatedWith Lemmers, Miss, person
associatedWith Library of Congress. Music Division. corporateBody
associatedWith Little Orchestra Society corporateBody
associatedWith Mary Flagler Cary Music Collection (Pierpont Morgan Library) corporateBody
associatedWith Moldenhauer, Hans. person
correspondedWith Moscheles, Ignaz, 1794-1870 person
associatedWith Newland, William Augustine, 1813-1901 person
associatedWith Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.). Music Library. General Manuscript Collection. corporateBody
associatedWith Orti, Isottina. person
associatedWith Ricasoli Collection (University of Louisville) corporateBody
associatedWith Saint-Saëns, Camille, 1835-1921. person
associatedWith Schenk, Johann, 1753-1836. person
associatedWith Schwarz, Eric. person
associatedWith Slonimsky, Nicolas, 1894-1995 person
associatedWith Spada, Pietro, 1935- person
associatedWith Viotti, Giovanni Battista, 1755-1824. person
associatedWith Weston, George Benson, collector. person
associatedWith Wilshire, Florence. person
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Sevastopol, the Crimea
Peru, South America
Marnhull, Dorset
South America, Americas
United States of America
Schortau, Saxony
Chile, South America
London, England
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Concertos (Piano with string orchestra), Arranged--Scores and parts
Concertos (Piano)--Cadenzas
Trios (Piano, flute, violoncello)--Parts
Ricasoli Collection
Musical sketches
Symphonies--Scores
Harpsichord music
Piano music
Música--Manuscritos
Overtures--Excerpts--Scores
Symphonies--Excerpts--Scores
Sonatas (Piano, 4 hands)
Instrumental music
Symphonies
Music--Manuscripts
Sonatas (piano)
Music--Manuscripts--Facsimiles
Piano trios--Parts
Canons, fugues, etc. (Violins (2), viola)--Scores
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Birth 1752-01-23

Death 1832-03-10

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