*Jean-Paul-Egide Schwartzendorf, known as MARTINI (1741-1816) composer, author of Plaisir d'amour. MANUSCRIT MUSICAL autograph, and L.A.S. "M.", to the Countess Constance de SALM-DYCK; 1 page oblong in-4, and 1 page in-12 with address.
RARE MUSICAL MANUSCRIPT with 6 lines of music. Martini copied three arias, notated on a single staff, in 2 lines each: a Walse (16 bars), Il pleut (17 bars), and a Contredanse (13 bars). Authentication by Constance de Salm: "copied by Martini, author of L'Amoureux de 15 ans and Sapho c c".
30 December . Martini announces to the countess, then in his castle of Dyck, his nomination as knight of the royal order of Saint-Michel:
"I arrive all frozen with my black cord, with the medal, of which the King made me present. So here I am, Mr. Knight of the Royal Order of St. Michael. Tomorrow I will put it on over my habit and I will be in front of the King in the chapel orchestra where I will also give him my gifts with a Mass with tymbals and trumpets with 3 new pieces "...
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Location of the item France - 75016 Paris