You are purchasing a study score edition of Joseph Haydn’s Symphonie No. 85, also known as “The Queen” for Marie Antoinette. This edition published by G. Ricordi & Co. of Milan, Italy, no copyright date inside, but on the back cover the year 1951 appears at the bottom below a listing of other titles available. The contents include40 pages where all parts are represented as the larger score would appear, each page is equivalent to how a conductors score would appear in miniature. This makes for easy study following the score while listening to the recorded score or performance. This is No. 503 in the Ricordi series. There are minor corner bumps, some abrasion of the lower half of the spine with a 1’ separation of the spine at the lower corner. There is no writing inside or on the cover. This piece is in very good condition.
A great reference for student, teacher, performers and music lovers.
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