Cornell Library’s Sketch
in Mozart’s Hand
This original sketch leaf contains Mozart's resolution (recto, top) of
one of the puzzle canons from Padre Martini's Storia della musica and
a variety of jottings (verso, bottom). The verso of this leaf preserves
a variety of Mozart’s jottings.
The 14-year-old Mozart studied counterpoint in Bologna
with Martini, who presented him and his father with volumes 1 and 2 of
his Storia (middle).
[top] Mozart sketch from a puzzle canon by Padre Martini.
[middle] Giovanni Batista Martini, Storia della musica, 3 vols.
[bottom] Mozart’s jottings on the verso of the above leaf
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