Lobkowicz Collections Music Series: Highlights

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This booklet offers an introduction to the rich musical traditions of the Lobkowicz family who were not only patrons, but also enthusiastic collectors and performers. It highlights some of the collection’s most exceptional pieces, including 18th century lute tablatures, oratorios and operas in manuscript and early prints, and performing parts for symphonies and quartets by Haydn, Mozart, and Beethoven. Six years of researching and cataloguing the Lobkowicz Music Archive unearthed remarkable new discoveries which are also included, such as a small instructive book on how to play the harpsichord, composed for the granddaughter of the 4th Prince Lobkowicz and written by Wenzel Raimund Birck who taught the children of the imperial Habsburg family. 

Additional Information

  • Dimensions: 19 x 16,5 cm / 7.5 x 6.5 in
  • Binding: paperback with hard paper cover
  • Authors: Kathryn Libin with Petr Slouka
  • Photos: Oto Palán
  • Publisher: Scala Arts & Heritage Publishers Ltd
  • Publication date: 2019
  • Pages: 80
  • Language: English

Collections Inspired 

These unique Lobkowicz-designed products are inspired by various paintings, artifacts, and motifs from the Collections. Take a piece of the Lobkowicz Collections home with you!

The Lobkowicz Collections

Purchasing this product will help support The Lobkowicz Collection o.p.s – a non-profit entity based in the Czech republic which manages the Lobkowicz Collections, one of Europe’s oldest, finest, and most intact family collections dating back over 1,000 years. To learn more about The Lobkowicz Collections, click on the Learn More button below. If you wish to further support out organization, we greatly appreciate any donations made.

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