Felix Horetzky works

The works list below represents my latest work on the works of Felix Horetzky (Feliks Horecki) (1796-1870). Horetzky republished the same composition with multiple publishers often tracing his movements from Vienna to Paris and then on to London. I have denoted these publications with letters after the opus numbers.

Augsburg = Freie Vereinigung zur Förderung guter Guitaremusik, Stadtbücherei Augsburg
BritLib = British Library
BSB = Gitarristische Sammlung Fritz Walter und Gabriele Wiedemann, Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, Munich
Frankfurt = Universitätsbibliothek Johann Christian Senckenberg, Frankfurt am Main
GDM = Gesellschaft der Musikfreunde, Vienna
IGV = International Gitarristisches Vereinigung, Münchner Stadtbibliothek
Nakano = Nakano Collection, Doshisha University, Kyoto
RAM =  Spencer Collection, Royal Academy of Music, London
RCM = Royal College of Music, London
RIAM = Hudleston Collection, Royal Irish Academy of Music, London
RIBS = Rischel & Birket-Smith Collection, Royal Library of Denmark, Copenhagen
Sparr = Private collection of Kenneth Sparr
RJC = Private collection of Robert Coldwell

*Edition not found in any library or collection.

Opus

Date

Title

Publisher

Plate no.

Modern edition

Original Source/Ref.

1817 12 Allemandes. Prag, Berra 45 Xr. (Horetzky, G.)       (Hofmeister Handbuch)
1a 1821 Polonaise Nationale / pour / DEUX GUITARRES, / composé et dedié / à Monsieur le Comte / Leopold de Lazanzky Diabelli 732 RIBS, Frankfurt, BritLib, RIAM, GDM, IGV
1b 1830 Polonaise / Nationale / Pour deux Guitares / dediée / à Monsieur Le Comte / L. de Lazanzky / et Composée par / Felix Horetzky Richault 1742 RIBS, BSB, Sparr
1c   Duos für die Gitarre und Terzgitarre Diabelli     (Powrozniak-Zuth)
2a 1823 Variations brillantes / sur un Thême du Ballet: / Nina, / pour / deux Guitarres / Composées et dediées / À MONSIEUR LE BARON / de Bretfeld=Chlumczansky Diabelli 878 RIBS, IGRA, RIAM, RJC GDM, Nakano
2b   Brilliant Waltzes Chappell     (Powrozniak)
9a 1826 VARIATIONS / Brillantes / POUR / une ou deux Guitares / DÉDIÉES / à Son Ami / Mr. Fréderic Stutzmann / par / Felix Horetzky Fischer 159 RIBS, Frankfurt, Hudleston, Nakano, IGV, BSB
9b 1826-27 VARIATIONS / Brillantes / pour / une ou deux Guitares / DÉDIÉES / à Son Ami / Mr. Fréderic Stutzmann / par / F. Horetzky Richault 1559 RIBS
9c   Brilliant waltzes for guitar Schott     (Bone)
10a 1824 WALSES BRILLANTES / pour la Guitarre / composées et dédiées / à / Monsieur Guill. Herrmann / par / Felix Horetzky Schott; Diabelli 2184 (Schott) PWM RIBS, IGRA, Frankfurt, BSB, Takei
10b   Sechs Ländler für 2 Gitarren Diabelli     (Powrozniak-Zuth, Nakano)
1824 La Lyre / ALBUM MUSICAL / POUR LA / Guitare Seule / Contenant / une Ouverture à la Rossini Pot Pourri, Variations / une Valse et la Hongroise / Composé par / F. HORETZKY Richault 1562 PWM (Czardasz) Boije
1825 LYRA / Geschenk / für / Freunde des Guitarrespiels und Gesangs Fischer RAM, Frankfurt, Boije
11a 1826 RONDO / für die Guitarre / componirt und / seinem Freunde / Herrn Heinrich Rapp Schott 2313 PWM RIBS, IGRA, Frankfurt, Augsburg, Nakano (ms), BSB, IGV, Cons. Liege
11b   Rondo for guitar Chappell     (Bone)
12a SÉRÉNADE / POUR / La Guitare / DÉDIÉE / A Madame / Henriette Keyl Richault 1561 RIBS, BSB, IGV
12b 1826 Potpourri pour la guitare seule Fischer 200 BSB
13a 1826 SIX / WALSES / (Laendler) / pour / deux Guitarres Schott 2381 PWM IGRA, Frankfurt
13b   Duos für 2 Gitarren Schott     (Powrozniak)
14a FANTAISIE / pour la / Guitarre seule / composée et dédiée à Monsieur / IOH. AD. FELS Simrock 1448 PWM RIBS, Nakano
14b 1826 Grande Fantaisie / pour la / Guitarre / composée par / Felix Horetzki Schott 2382 Boije, RIBS, BSB, Frankfurt
  Taschenbuch (Edizione tascabile)       (Powrozniak-Zuth)
14c FANTAISIE / pour / La Guitare / Dédiée / A Mr. Joh. Ad. Fels. / et Composée / par / Felix Horetzky London?? 1618R RJC
Dec. 1827 L’Aurore, / ou / Journal de Guitare, / Choix des plus beaux Morceaux, / Composés pour cet Instrument. / No. 3, / Contenant / … (Spencer no title page) Ewer & Johanning RAM, BritLib
June 1828 L’Aurore, / ou / Journal de Guitare, / Choix des plus beaux Morceaux, / Composés pour cet Instrument. / No. 4, / Contenant / Dix sept Pieces pour la Guitare Seule, / Giuliani, Diabelli, Bathioli, Millais, Nüske & Eulenstein / et / Air “O Pescator dell’onda.”, “Sal margine d’un rio.”, Nina non dir de nò.”, “Non my sprezzar Fileno.” Ewer & Johanning RAM
May 1827 L’Aurore, / ou / Journal de Guitare, / Choix des plus beaux Morceaux, / Composés pour cet Instrument. / No. 1, / Contenant / Dix huit Pieces pour la Guitare Seule, / Giuliani, Legnani, Aguado, Carulli, Diabelli & Horetzky, / et / “Ad altro laccio vedersi in braccio in un momento.” / Air favori de Giuliani. / Poeesie de Metastasio. / Choisi et corrigé par Monseiur Horetzky Ewer & Johanning RAM
Sept. 1827 L’Aurore, / ou / Journal de Guitare, / Choix des plus beaux Morceaux, / Composés pour cet Instrument. / No. 2, / Contenant / … (Spencer no title page) Ewer & Johanning RAM
15 1827 (Quarterly Musical Magazine Vol. IX, No. 36:537-39) INSTRUCTIVE EXERCISES, / for the / GUITAR, / Containing / Twenty Four Progressive Lessons, / Composed by / F. HORETZKY. Boosey & Co Boije
16a Grandes / VARIATIONS / POUR / la Guitare, / Composée par / FELIX HORETZKY Richault 2543 Tuscany Editions Boije, Augsburg
16b   Valses für 2 Gitarren       (Powrozniak)
16c   Grand variations Johanning and Co.     (Bone)
  1827 Whistling, 1828 Hofmeister Var. brill. Arr. p.Gu. Fl. et A. par Müller. Frankfurt, Pichler 36 Xr.       (Hofmeister Handbuch)
17 DIVERTISSEMENS, / Pour / GUITARE, / SEULE / Composées et dediées à / Mr. James Conran, / À DUBLIN, / Par / FELIX HORETZKY. Johanning and Co. Eufonium RIAM, (priv. coll.)
18a 1831 AMUSEMENS / pour / la Guitare / Composés et dédiés / à / Madame L. Joseph Kirkman, / Par / Felix Horetzky. Metzler & Son Eufonium RIAM, Boije
18b AMUSEMENS / pour / la Guitare / Composés et Dédiés / à / Madame Kirkman, / Par / F Horetzky. Richault 2338 Nakano, IGV, RAM
18c 1830 AMUSEMENTS / pour la / Guitare / Composés et dédiés à / Madame / Joseph Kirkman / par / F. Horetzky Fischer 482 Frankfurt, BSB
19 1835 Divertissements / for the / Guitar, / Composed and Dedicated / to / John Cowie Esqr / By / Felix Horetzky Metzler & Son RJC
20 Grand Variations / for the / Guitar / Compose & Respectfully Dedicated to the Hon.ble Georgiana / Lady Ponsonby, / By / Felix Horetzky Davis & Co Eufonium Boije, RIAM, (priv. coll.)
21 PRELUDES, CADENCES, / and / Modulations / in every KEY for the / GUITAR / Composed & Dedicated / TO / J. Chandler Esqre. / By / F. HORETZKY Metzler & Son Boije, RJC
22 1831 Quatre variations / avec / L’Introduction et Finale / pour la / Guitare, / Composées et dediées à / Capitaine Geo. H. Phillips, / au Service de / Sa Majesté Brittanique, / par / Felix Horetzky. W.H. Aldridge PWM RIAM (ms), BritLib, Nakano, BSB, RJC
23 Twelve / DIVERTIMENTOS, / for the / GUITAR, / Intended as an Amusing Sequel, to the Authors, / INTRUCTIVE EXERCISES, / Composed, and Dedicated to / Capt. G.H. Phillips, / BY / F. HORETZKY T. Boosey & Co. Eufonium RAM, Boije
Dec. 1840 60 / NATIONAL AIRS / Of Different Nations, / Arranged for the / GUITAR, / And Dedicated to / Miss Amelia McDowalls, / By / FELIX HORETZKY Chappell 6190 Eufonium; PWM (selections) Boije, Nakano
26 1840 TWELVE EASY / Divertimentos, / for the / GUITAR, / Composed and dedicated to his Pupil, / Miss Harriet Brady, / BY / F. HORETZKY. J. J. Ewer Eufonium RIAM, RJC
30 1836 (Musical World No. 38: 188) Twenty four / Studies or Exercises, / PRINCIPALLY IN ARPEGGIO, / for the / GUITAR, / Composed and Dedicated to / his Pupil, / Mr. T.J. Dipple, / By / F. HORETZKY George & Manby PWM (priv. coll.), BritLib, RIAM
32 DE PINNA’S / Popular Theme, / What Fairy-like Music? / WITH AN / Introduction & Variations, / for the / Spanish Guitar, / Composed & Dedicated to his talented Pupil, / Miss Harriet Knyvett, / BY / F. HORETZKY. Keith, Prowse & Co. RIAM
33 Feb 9, 1838 INSTRUCTIVE LESSONS, / for the / SPANISH GUITAR, / Consisting of / GAMUTS, PASSAGES in THIRDS, SIXTHS, TENTHS, / and Arpeggios, with Cadences in every Key, / Carefully Fingered for both Hands, / Composed and Dedicated to / MR. T.J. DIPPLE, / By / F. HORETZKY Paine & Hopkins Boije
34 1836 25 Divertimentos       (Musical World)
Orpheæ, / A Collection of Forty Pieces, / by the Best Authors for the / Guitar / Selected and Dedicated  / to / The Countess of Kintore, / By / P. Yankowski Wood & Co.; Cramer, Addison & Beale; S. Chappell; (Wessell – Musical World, April, 1836) RIAM
Orpheæ, / a 2nd Collection of Forty Pieces, / by the Best Authors for the / Guitar / Selected and Dedicated  / to / The Countess of Kintore, / By / Felix Horetzky Wood & Co.; Cramer, Addison & Beale; S. Chappell; (Wessell – Musical World, April, 1836) RIAM
Dolce ed utile, elegante extracts for the Spanish guitar ; from the works of Giuliani, Legnani, Carulli, Horetzky & c. – Derwort, Georg Heinrich Wessel BSB
  Euterpe, a Collection of Airs of all Nations, P. Yankowski Wood & Co.; (Wessell – Musical World, April, 1836)      
  April, 1836 My Helen is the fairest flower George     (Musical World)
  April, 1836 Philomela, Nos. 48 to 58 (Songs) Wessell     (Musical World)
35 April, 1836 Recollections of Vienna (2 guitars) George & Manby RAM, RIAM
37 Grand Solo / for the / Guitar, / Composed & Dedicated to / his friend and pupil / Mr. T. J. Dipple, / by / Felix Horetzky. Wood & Co. Eufonium RIAM
40 FANTASIA / for the / GUITAR / Composed & Dedicated to the / Right Honble. Countess of Kintore, / BY / F. HORETZKY Metzler & Co RIBS (ms), Boije
Polka / for / One or Two Guitars. / Composed & Dedicated / to the / Misses Black, / of Ivy Lodge, Dysart, / by / Felix Horetzky Johanning and Co. IGRA
12 Admired Duets RAM
1830? Le Desir … Waltz [by F. P. Schubert] arranged for one or two Guitars by F. Horetzky, etc. Ewer & Johanning BritLib
‘Tis vain to deck thy Brow with Pearls, / The Popular Ballad, / COMPOSED BY / Joseph de Pinna, / Arranged with an Accompaniment for / THE GUITAR, / BY / Felix Horetzky. Keith, Prowse & Co. RIAM
The Crusader’s Serenade, or Come down! Come down! My Lady Love, a ballad, arranged with an accompaniment for the guitar…by P. Yankowski J. McFadyen Junr (Glasgow) BritLib
c. 1840 The Crusader’s Serenade, a ballad, [the accompaniment] arranged for the guitar … by Felix Horetzky. Johanning and Co. BritLib
c. 1840 Spinnerlied. Song … with an accompaniment for the guitar … by Felix Horetzky. Wessell BritLib
c. 1840 Isolina … [song, the accompaniment] arranged for the guitar … by Felix Horetzky. Johanning and Co. BritLib
c. 1840 Kennst du das Land. Song … [Words by Theodor von Haupt.] With an accompaniment for the guitar, arranged … by Felix Horetzky. Wessell BritLib
c. 1840 Dolente immagine, romanza … Arranged for the guitar by F. Horetzky, etc. [Song.] Johanning and Co. BritLib
c. 1840 O cara memoria … [cavatina, the accompaniment] arranged for the guitar … by Felix Horetzky. Paterson & Roy BritLib
1846 Lady awake, serenade [from F. F. A. von Flotow’s opera Stradella] written by L. Wray, arranged for voice and guitar by F. Horetzky. London?? BritLib
1846 The Voice of the Tempest. “Les plaintes de la jeune fille”. Written by Miss De Pontigny. Arranged for Voice and Guitar by F. Horetzky. Wessell BritLib
1846 Good night. Lied, arranged for voice and guitar by F. Horetzky. London?? BritLib
1849 The Spanish Bride. Bolero for the voice and guitar [begins: “Dark but lovely”] the English version by L. Wray. London?? BritLib
  Quande avvolte       (Bone)
3 Hungarian Melodies PWM

 

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