Wagner, Richard (1813-1883)

Siegfried Idyll [for Orchestra].

René Coeckelberghs: Lucern, 1983. No. 245 of a limited deluxe edition of 999. Folio. 2 volumes: 14 facsimile pp. + 10 pp. of commentary; 79 pp. accompanying book. Full leather (brown morocco), raised bands on spines, beige linen slipcase with inset bronze medallion portrait of Wagner. As new.
Volume I of this splendid edition has a facsimile of the full score fair copy for publication. Also included is a tipped-in facsimile of Wagner's original dedication & a tipped-in facsimile of Wagner's presentation poem to Cosima. In addition to a lengthy text, volume II has extensive full-page portraits and photographs of Wagner's house "Triebschen", his studio, a map of Lucerne, musical examples, etc. Altogether an elegant production.