MANUSCRIT MUSICAL autograph, O filii et filiae, double chorus by Leisring (XVIth century); title and 3 pages in-fol. (central fold split and repaired).
A double chorus by Volckmar LEISRING (1588-1637).
Marked Moderato, in D minor, at 3/2, this choir counts 35 measures for eight voices; opposite each part, Gounod noted the required number of 1600 people! for the concerts at the Royal Albert Hall in London in May-June 1872. It was published in the first book (n° 9) of the choirs of the concerts of the Royal Albert Hall (London, Rudall, Carte & Co).