Uppsala University Library

Leufsta Music Collection

The Leufsta music scores are part of the De Geer family's library from Lövstabruk in North Uppland. They are now preserved at Uppsala University Library.

Title page from one of the Leufsta Collection's musical scores printed in Holland [Leufsta mus. tr. 80]
Title page from one of the Leufsta Collection's musical scores printed in Holland [Leufsta mus. tr. 80]

This collection consists of vocal and instrumental music from the mid 18th century, mainly printed in Amsterdam. Some of the prints are unique. The collection also includes manuscripts.

Listen to a piece from the Leufsta Music Collection
The recording has been taken from the CD "The Musical Treasures of Leufsta Bruk", Drottningholm Baroque Ensemble, BIS, 2006.

Catalogue

Dunning, Albert, Die De Geer'schen Musikalien in Leufsta, Svensk tidskrift för musikforskning; 48 (1966), p. 187-210.

The Section for Manuscripts and Music is happy to assist you with your searches. You can request a document and study it the same day, here in the Special Reading Room in the Library.

More about the music collections

Contact

E-mail: ask.library@ub.uu.se
Phone: 018-471 39 00
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