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Zelenka, Jan Dismas (1679 - 1745)

Aria italiana "Se pensi cangiar quel core" [ZWV 176/1]
Sample Score

The main source of aria „Se pensi cangiar quel core“ is a ms. of the score collecting eight „Arie italiane“ ZWV 176 (Mus.2358-I-1, RISM ID no. 211010941) entitled: „Alcune Arie, | Cavata dalle diverse Opere, | posto in Musica | ed | Alle Loro Maeste Reali | di Polonia e Lituan etc: | Elet: di Sassonia [added by 2nd hand:] umillissimamente offerite | [by 1st hand:] da | Giovanni Disma Zelenka. | No: Io. | Anno 1733 a i 24 Ottob:”. A second ms. source regards only  the violin 2 and viola parts, (Mus. 2358-I-1a, RISM ID no. 211010950). Both manuscripts are online available at SLUB, Dresden.

Version 1.0
Sonata n.3 per Violino, Oboe e Fagotto [ZWV 181/3]
Sample Score

The source is the autograph ms. Mus. 2358-Q-1 of the score, including six Sonatas ZWV 181. The presumed date is 1721-22. The ms. was digitized in the project „Instrumentalmusik der Dresdner Hofkapelle“, SLUB, Dresden.

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Sonata n. 1 [ZWV 181/1] per 2 Oboi, Fagotto e Basso
Sample Score

The source is the autograph ms. Mus. 2358-Q-1 of the score, including six Sonatas ZWV 181. The presumed date is 1721-22. The ms. was digitized in the project „Instrumentalmusik der Dresdner Hofkapelle“, SLUB, Dresden.

Version 1.1
Sonata n. 6 [ZWV 181/6] per 2 Oboi, Fagotto e Basso
Sample Score

The source is the autograph MS Mus. 2358-Q-1 of the score, including six Sonatas ZWV 181. The presumed date is 1721-22. The ms. was digitized in the project „Instrumentalmusik der Dresdner Hofkapelle“, SLUB, Dresden.

Version 1.0 was published on August 20, 2013.
Capriccio con 2 Oboi, 2 Violini, 2 Corni da caccia, Fagotto e Basso [ZWV 185]
Sample Score

Source is the manuscript of separate parts Mus. 2358-N-4, RISM ID no. 212002994. Caption title (autograph): „A#. | Capricio à 2 Violin: | 2 Oboi, 2 Corn: di Caccia, | Fagotto, Contra= | Basso. | à Vien 20 Ottobre | 1718. [at bottom left:] Violin: 2: | Hautbois 2. | Corn. di Caccia. 2. | Fagotto | Contra Basso [at bottom right:] di Giovanni | Dismas Zelenka. | Musico di Camara | di S. M. Polaka | et Ellettore di Sassonia“. The ms. has been digitized in the project „Instrumentalmusik der Dresdner Hofkapelle“, SLUB, Dresden.

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Ouverture a 7 concertanti [ZWV 188, Praga 1723]
Sample Score

The source is the autograph manuscript Mus. 2358-N-6. The date of ms is in cover page: „à Praga 1723“. The ms. has been digitized in the project „Instrumentalmusik der Dresdner Hofkapelle“, SLUB, Dresden. A second late ms of separate parts  (ca. 1855, Mus. 2358-N-8) is available in the same collection. This second source has been used only when was difficult or impossible reading the autograph.

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Emit amor te ama et Roma time - Canoni a 2 e a 4 [ZWV 178]
Score with original clefs, Score with currently used clefs

Source of „Canoni“ ZWV 178/1 (RISM ID no. 211010632) e ZWV 178/2 (RISM ID no. 211010633)  is the autograph ms of the score, included in the collection „Collectaneorum Musicorum Liber III“.

Original title: [p. 329 by Zelenka:] „Sequunt[ur] Canones J: D: Zelenka, quos idem ad imitatione[m] Aestimatissimi sui Magistri supra eundem / Cantum firmum sic posuit. [sotto la terza linea:] Canon ad Septima[m] inferiorem

[p.225, by Zelenka:] Collectaneoru[m] Liber III: / Messe del Palestina [!] | à 4. 5. e 6. / (Detto del Sig: Bernardo Pasquini) / Quello che pretende d'essere maestro di Musica, / et anche Organista; e non gustira il Nettore, é / non beuera Latte di queste diuine Composizioni del / Palestina [!], sarà sempre pouerello. / Copiandas accepi à Duo Georgio Reitter Capellae Magistro apud / Sanctum Stephanu[m] Vienna Austriae. 1717. Copiavit D: / Philippus Troyer ibidem me hoc tempore existente, J. Disma Zelenka. / accesserunt quaedam pauca alia. / variorum autorum“.The ms. is available online at SLUB, Dresden.

Version 1.0
Capriccio in Sol maggiore per 2 Corni, 2 Oboi, 2 Violini, Viola, Fagotto e Basso [ZWV 183]
Sample Score

The source of Capriccio ZWV 183  is the autograph ms. of the score, Mus. 2358-N-12, RISM ID no. 212002998, digitized in the project „Instrumentalmusik der Dresdner Hofkapelle“, SLUB, Dresden. The date of the composition is January 24, 1718.

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O magnum mysterium ZWV 171 per Contralto, 2 Flauti, 2 Violini, Viola, Fagotto e Basso [1728]
Score first page Score

Main source of Mottetto ZWV 171 (1728) is the autograph ms. of parts (Mus.2358-E-501a, RISM ID no. 211011137) entitled: "[cover title, by Zelenka:] #1 L. G. C. | Mottetto à Contralto solo. | Violini 2 | Flauti Traversi 2 | Viola | e | Basso Continuo. | di | G: D: Z. [cover, label, by Uhle:] Lit: Schranck No: III. | [red ink:] Z. [black ink:] 13. Fach 16. Lage | [red ink:] No: 2) Motetto | Pro Nativitate Domini | O magnum Mysterium | [black ink:] a` Contr'alto Solo | co' VVni Viola, Flauti ed Org. | Partitura e parti | del Sigr Zelenka | [Incipit]". A second source ([p.1, at head right:] "Motetto pro Nativitate" - Mus. 2358-E-501, RISM ID no. 211011136) is a ms. of the score without the flute parts and with a few differences with respect the first source.

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Canoni [ZWV 191]
First page of the score Score

Source of 6 „Canoni“ on the same bass ZWV 191/6 (Rism no. 211010628) is the autograph ms of the score, included in the collection „Collectaneorum Musicorum Liber III“.

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Aria italiana "Non so più se vi rivedrò" con 2 Violini, Viola e Basso [ZWV 176/VI]
First page of score Full score

The main source of Aria „Non so se più ti rivedrò“ is a ms. of the score collecting 8 „Arie italiane“ ZWV 176 (Mus.2358-I-1, RISM ID no. 211010941) entitled: „Alcune Arie, | Cavata dalle diverse Opere, | posto in Musica | ed | Alle Loro Maeste Reali | di Polonia e Lituan etc: | Elet: di Sassonia [added by 2nd hand:] umillissimamente offerite | [by 1st hand:] da | Giovanni Disma Zelenka. | No: Io. | Anno 1733 a i 24 Ottob:”. A second ms. source includes Violin 2 and Viola parts, (Mus. 2358-I-1a, RISM ID no. 211010950). Both manuscripts are available on-line at SLUB, Dresden.

Version 1.0
Capriccio in Fa maggiore per 2 Corni, 2 Oboi, 2 Violini, Viola, Fagotto e Basso [ZWV 184]
Score first page Full score

The source of the Capriccio ZWV 184 is the autograph of the score ms. Mus. 2358-N-5, RISM ID no. 212002993, digitized in the project „Instrumentalmusik der Dresdner Hofkapelle“, SLUB, Dresden.

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Sonata n. 4 per 2 Oboi, Fagotto e Basso [ZWV 181/4]
Sample Score

The two sources of the Sonata are: the autograph of a score ms. Mus. 2358-Q-1, RISM-A/II- 211010356, including six Sonatas ZWV 181, and a ms. of separate parts, partly autograph, revised by Zelenka himself. This second source, partly different from the autograph score, has been considered as the primary source, for its better readability. The presumed date of the sources is 1721-22. Both manuscripts were digitized in the project „Instrumentalmusik der Dresdner Hofkapelle“, SLUB, Dresden.

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Sonata n. 2 per 2 Oboi, Fagotto e Basso [ZWV 181/2]
Sample Score

The two sources of the Sonata  are: the autograph of a score ms. Mus. 2358-Q-1, RISM-A/II- 211010356, in­clu­ding six Sonatas ZWV 181, and a ms. of separate parts, partly autograph (the Violone part), revised by Zelenka himself. This second source, partly different from the autograph score, has been considered as the primary source, for its better readibility. The presumed date of the sources is 1721-22. Both manuscripts were digitized in the project „Instrumentalmusik der Dresdner Hofkapelle“, SLUB, Dresden.

Version 1.0
Hypocondrie a 7 per 2 Oboi, 2 Violini, Viola, Fagotto e Basso [ZWV 187, Praga, 1723]
Sample Score

The source is the autograph ms of the score Mus. 2358-Q-1, Hypocondrie, ZWV 187, „à Praga, 1723“. The ms was digitized in the project „Instrumentalmusik der Dresdner Hofkapelle“, SLUB, Dresden.

Version 1.0 with a new editorial format.
Sonata n. 5 per 2 Oboi, Fagotto e Basso [ZWV 181/5]
Sample Score

The source is the autograph MS Mus. 2358-Q-1, including the score of six Sonatas ZWV 181. The presumed date is 1721-22. The ms. was digitized in the project „Instrumentalmusik der Dresdner Hofkapelle“, SLUB, Dresden.

Editorial revision of version 1.0, first published on February 13, 2011.
Capriccio n. 5 a 2 Corni, 2 Oboi, 2 Violini, Fagotto e Basso [ZWV 190]
Sample Score

The source is the autograph manuscript Mus. 2358-N-2. In the last page of the ms. is the date „18 Mair 1729“. The ms. was digitized in the project „Instrumentalmusik der Dresdner Hofkapelle".

Version 1.0 with a revised editorial format and with horn parts as in ms.
Capriccio n. 1 a 2 Corni, 2 Oboi, 2 Violini, Fagotto e Contrabbasso [ZWV 182]
Sample Score

The source is the autograph manuscript Mus. 2358-N-3. The estimated date of the ms. is in the period 1715-20. The ms. was digitized in the project „Instrumentalmusik der Dresdner Hofkapelle“, SLUB, Dresden. A second ms. Mus. 2358-N-3a of separate parts is available in the same library.

Version 1.0 with a revised editorial format. Horn parts have not been transposed.
Sinfonia concertante a 8 [ZWV 189] a 2 Violini, 2 Oboi, Viola, Violoncello, Fagotto e Basso continuo
Sample Score

The sources are: autograph ms. of the score Mus. 2358-N-9 and a second ms. of separate parts  2358-N-9a, both available at Digitale Bibliothek, SLUB, Dresden. The autograph is dated „Praga, 1723“. Both sources have been digitized within the project „Instrumentalmusik der Dresdner Hofkapelle“.

Version 1.0 with a revised editorial format