Winter 2019 Catalogue


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81. [Instrumentalists] Backhaus, Willhelm. (1884–1969).
Signed Program

Signed program from a February 5, 1955 all-Beethoven recital of the masterful pianist at Hunter College in New York. Backhaus has signed boldly over the program listing. Together with a promotional flyer advertising the concert. Paper clip mark; overall in fine condition. 7 x 10 inches (17.7 x 25.4 cm).

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82. [Instrumentalists] Brendel, Alfred. (b. 1931).
Early Signed Program

Early signed program from the great Austrian pianist, who performed an all-Beethoven recital on November 16, 1960 at the Gesellschaft der Musikfreunde in Vienna. Brendel has signed boldly on the cover. The program included the Eroica Variations as well as Sonatas op. 10 no. 2, op. 101 and 111. 2 pp. Some very light wear to the cover but overall in fine condition. 6 x 8.25 inches (15 x 21 cm).

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83. [Instrumentalists] Browning, John. (1933–2003) & Tourel, Jennie. (1900–1973).
Signed Carnegie Hall Program

Signed program from a February 1960 concert of the New York Philharmonic at Carnegie Hall, with pianist John Browning and mezzo-soprano Jennie Tourel, who stepped in for baritone Gerard Souzay in Mahler's Kindertotenlieder. Browning has signed over the first page of the program listing, and Tourel has signed over the listing of the Mahler work, striking through Souzay's name. Some light toning, but in fine condition overall, together with two booklets of program notes and a newspaper clipping about the concert. 23 pp. 7.25 x 9.75 inches (18.6 x 24.8 cm).

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84. [Instrumentalists] Bull, Ole. (1810–1880).
Two CDV Photographs

Two carte de visite photographs of the important Norwegian violinist. In one, photographed by Edouay of San Francisco, he is shown with his violin held under his arm; the other, by Nora of New York, shows Bull playing. Both very fine. 2.5 x 4 inches (6.3 x 10.5 cm).

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85. [Instrumentalists] Casals, Pablo. (1876–1973).
Autograph Letter

Autograph letter from the important cellist and composer. January 9, 1961; 1 p. Translated from the French: "Dear Leopold, on my return from Mexico I found your telegram. It gave me great pleasure and, from the heart, I thank you—and may the new year be good for you and those dear to you. Affectionately, Pablo Casals." Folding creases; overall fine. 5.5 x 8.5 inches (13.6 x 21.3 cm).

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86. [Instrumentalists] Casals, Pablo. (1876-1973).
Original Photograph

Amusing vintage 8 x 10 inch 1957 wire photograph of Casals making a funny face, as he reflects on how uncomfortable he is in the sun while making a film.

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87. [Instrumentalists] Cassadó, Gaspar. (1897–1966) & Cassado [Hara], Chieko..
Signed Program

Signed program from a November 14, 1960 recital of the Spanish cellist, together with his wife, pianist Chieko (Hara) Cassadó. Both have signed over the program listing, which included Beethoven's Cello Sonata no. 1, Mendelssohn's Sonata in D, and Brahms' Sonata in F.  In very fine condition. 5.75 x 8.25 inches (15 x 21 cm).

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Signed program from a January 4/5, 1961 performance of the virtuoso American pianist with the Wiener Symphoniker under Josef Krips. Both Cherkassky and Krips have signed on the cover. The concert included Strauss' Don Juan, Prokofiev's Piano Concerto no. 2 and Brahms' Symphony no. 2. 2 pp., together with 3 loose sheets of program notes. Light toning to the cover, but overall in fine condition. 5.75 x 8.25 inches (15 x 21 cm).

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89. [Instrumentalists] [Clarinet].
Carte de Visite Photograph

Carte de visite photograph of an unidentified clarinetist, shown seated at a small table with his instrument on his knee. Photographed by R. Thrupp of Birmingham. Fine. 2.5 x 4 inches (6.3 x 10.5 cm).

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90. [Instrumentalists] Curzon, Clifford. (1907–1982).
Signed Flyer with Concert Program

Signed promotional flyer for a March 12, 1955 recital of the beloved English pianist at Hunter College of New York, together with a program from the concert. Curzon has signed next to a sketch-style portrait of himself at the keyboard. The program included works of Mendelssohn, Schubert, Schumann and Ravel, and is printed opposite the program for a later concert of William Primrose and Rudolf Firkusny. Together with an unsigned copy of the flyer and a newspaper clipping about the recital. Area of toning and paper clip mark to the program; overall very good. Flyer 6.75 x 10 inches (17 x 25 cm); program 7 x 10 inches (17.7 x 25.3 cm).

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91. [Instrumentalists] D'Albert, Eugen. (1862–1932).
Piano Concerto no. 1 - Autograph Musical Quotation

Autograph musical quotation from the German pianist and composer who was one of Liszt's last pupils. On a small album leaf, he has penned an excerpt of two measures from his Piano Concerto no. 1, op. 2, signed and inscribed and dated Berlin, April 21, 1891. Light toning but overall fine. 6.75 x 4 inches (17 x 10 cm).

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92. [Instrumentalists] Demus, Jörg. (b. 1928).
Signed Program

Signed program from a December 28, 1960 all-Bach recital of the noted Austrian pianist at the Mozart-Saal of the Wiener Konzerthaus. Demus has signed boldly over the program listing; the concert was the first of two evenings presenting Bach's Wohltemperierte Klavier in two parts. 2 pp., together with an 8 pp. booklet of program notes. Some light toning and rust marks on the internal fold; overall in fine condition. 5.75 x 8.25 inches (14.7 x 21.2 cm).

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93. [Instrumentalists] Demus, Jörg. (b. 1928).
Signed Program

Signed program from a September 2, 1960 recital of the noted Austrian pianist at the Wiener Palais in Vienna. Demus has signed below his name on the inside page. The concert included works by Brahms, Beethoven, Chopin and Debussy. 2 pp. Slightly toned with a light bend; overall fine. 6.25 x 9 inches (16 x 23.2 cm).

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94. [Instrumentalists] De Try, Elisa. (1846–?).
Carte de Visite Photograph

Uncommon Carte de visite photograph of the French cellist Elisa de Try, who studied with Servais in Brussels and toured as a soloist and chamber musician in the 1860's to 1870's. Photographed by Numa Blanc & Cie, Paris. Very fine. 2.5 x 4 inches (6.1 x 10.3 cm).

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95. [Instrumentalists] Dupré, Marcel. (1886–1971).
Signed Photograph

Signed photograph of the great French organist, pianist, composer, and pedagogue. He is shown seated at the organ console with his arms folded, and has signed and inscribed at the foot, dating November 27, 1937. Photographed by Underwood & Underwood. Fine. 10 x 8 inches (25.3 x 20.2 cm). Read More...

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96. [Instrumentalists] Firkusny, Rudolf. (1912–1994).
Signed Program

Signed program from the the superb American pianist of Czech birth, who performed on October 11, 1960 at the Gesellschaft der Musikfreunde in Vienna. Firkusny has signed boldly on the cover. The program included works by Beethoven, Schubert, Chopin, Debussy, and Stravinsky. 2 pp., together with a ticket stub. In fine condition. 6 x 8.25 inches (15 x 21 cm).

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Signed program from a March 24, 1961 concert of the Wiener Symphoniker with Hungarian pianist Annie Fischer under Ferenc Fricsay. Fricsay and Fischer have both signed over the program listing, which included Bartok's Piano Concerto no. 3 and works by Honegger and Tchaikovsky. 3 pp. In fine condition. 6 x 8.25 inches (15 x 21 cm).

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98. [Instrumentalists] Fischer, Edwin. (1886–1960).
Autograph Postcard to Paul Hirsch

Autograph postcard from the great Swiss pianist, the first to record Bach's Well-Tempered Klavier, to music collector Paul Hirsch. Postmarked December 12, 1926. Fischer writes (translated from the German): "I will come to your house with great pleasure on January 7. All the best for you and your house. Yours, Edwin." Fine. 5.5 x 3.5 inches (9 x 14 cm.) Read More...

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99. [Instrumentalists] Francescatti, Zino. (1902–1991).
Signed Program

Signed program from a July 3, 1958 performance of the marvelous French violinist with the Stadium Symphony Orchestra under Pierre Monteux at the City College of New York. Francescatti has signed over the program listing, which included Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto as well as works by Berlioz, Sibelius, and De Falla. 34 pp. Together with a newspaper clipping about the concert. Some light overall toning and a patch of heavier toning to the signed page; overall in fine condition. 6 x 9 inches (15.2 x 22.8 cm).

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100. [Instrumentalists] Frantz, Dalies. (1908–1965).
Signed Program and Autograph Signature with Concert Program

Autograph signature from the American pianist, inscribed on a small album leaf and dated September 26, 1941, together with a signed concert program (ca. 1940's) and a further unsigned concert program (January 15, 1946) from Dalies. Overall fine. Signed leaf 6 x 4.5 inches, signed program 5.5 x 8.5 inches. Together with two newspaper clippings and a page of handwritten notes on Dalies. Read More...

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