MANUSCRIT MUSICAL autograph, Sujet de Massenet; 3.5 pages in-fol. of a bifeuillet.
Four-part fugue on a subject by Massenet.
This fugue, on a subject by Massenet, is 89 bars long and unfinished. In E flat major at 3/2, it includes subject, response, counter-subject, three divertissements, and a "1st Strette (simultaneous S. and C.S.)".
The manuscript is written on 24-line LardEsnault paper, in black ink, with indications in red ink marking the various repetitions of the subject, counter-subject, etc. The manuscript is written on 24-line LardEsnault paper, in black ink. On the bottom of the last page, Ravel has written in blue ink the title "On the form of Beethoven's 8th Symp." and noted a musical theme, then crossed it out...