Johannes Brahms, introduction by Walter Frisch
A facsimile of the original manuscript of Brahms's great work for contralto, men's chorus, and orchestra, with an introduction documenting its place in the composer's life and work. The original manuscript of this musical setting of a text by Goethe is in the Library's Music Division.
76 pages, 44 facsimile pages. Published by New York Public Library, 1983.
Hardcover. $50.00. ISBN 0-87104-283-5.