Rapsodie sur un thème de Paganini, pf, orch, op.43, ThrR I.43, MorP 1.25.24
Other title: Rhapsody on a theme of Paganini, Capriccio No
Partial autograph US-NYj , [without shelfmark]
Composer cross-reference: [Ascertained]
Dedicatee: [Verified]
Scoring summary: pf, orch
Opus number: op.43
Subject: Rhapsodies (inst.), Variations, Capriccios (inst.)
Scoring: iSol: pf, vl (2), vla, vlc, b, fl.picc, fl (2), ob (2), cor inglese, cl (2), fag (2), cor (4), tr (2), trb (3), timp, tamb, triangolo, piatti, cassa, campanelli, arp
Catalog of works: I.43 1.25.24
Original Title: [t.p.:] S. Rachmaninoff | Rapsodie | [struck through: En forme de Variations] | (Sur un thème de Paganini) | Op. 43.
  • Source type:
    Source type: Partial autograph
    Content type: Notated music
    Format, extent: score: 184p.
    Bound in leather. Front cover embossed with composer's initials.
    Binding note:
    Binding note: Bound and sewn.
Former owner: [Ascertained]
1.1.1; Introductione. Allegro vivace; vl 1
1.1.2; pf
Performer: [Ascertained]
Performer: [Ascertained]
Notes: Paginated.
The full score, written in 2 scribal hands, the music extensively revised and altered by Rachmaninov.
Autograph dedication to Fokine on t.p., dated 23 November 1940.
Autograph inscription, head of p.1: S. RACHMANINOFF, Op. 43.
Conductor's score, used at rehearsals and at premieres. Marked up by Rachmaninov, Stokowski, Walter; markings by Stokowski in pencil and by Walter in blue and orange crayon.
Many autograph revisions in black ink throughout, including: alterations to scoring; refinements to orchestration and phrase and articulation marks.
Variations renumbered by composer.
Library (siglum) shelfmark: [without shelfmark]
RISM ID no.: 900004973
Last update: October 16, 2022