Jubilum Amoris


M-H  3/4-1

Piano Score. MS and  brown paper cover. 36cm x 27cm. 12 stave. Black inked copyist’s score.  Imprinted ‘B & H. Vr 4. C.’ with the Breitkopf & Härtel emblem of a  bear and shield. Unpaginated nine sheets (18 pages). The outer cover is  inscribed in pencil: ‘Jubilum Amoris. Piano Score. G.W. M Hall’ and stamped in  purple ‘G.W.L. Marshall-Hall.’

The first recto  is inscribed ‘Jubilum Amoris. G.W L. Marshall-Hall. Allegro molto e brioso.  Hambourgisch!’ At the eleventh page is ‘(mit Hambourgischer Feinheit).’ [A work  of humorous intent?]

On the last line  of the fourth page words are introduced above the score: ‘(She:) Lo! as the  moonbeams kiss the sea, Thou, O Beloved, kiss thou me! As rocks the sea mew on  the sea’s breast, O, on they bosom let me rest!’ The words end at the fifth  page. Some key and tempo markings have been added throughout.