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 Desperella, manuscript written in pencil on a four-page sheet of white manuscript paper (PWM -12) measuring 210×295 mm. The music is written on pages 2 and 3, the theme with functions below, between staves 1 and 12. Written on page 1 is the title, Desperella, and above it, on the right, T. Stańko (page 4 is blank). State of preservation: very good. There are no deletions or corrections. Desperella is written above the first bar, with T. Stańko above the sixth bar in the top right corner. Written beneath the last bar, in the bottom right corner, is the date of the manuscript: 22.05.97. (The date is repeated in the sketch for this work, in the same collection.) This work was composed in or before February 1984. The manuscript is the property of Anna Stańko and is held at the Tomasz Stańko Foundation in Warsaw.

Tomasz Stańko