Winter 2019 Catalogue


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121. [Instrumentalists] Oistrakh, David. (1908–1974) & Yampolsky, Vladimir. (1905–1965).
Signed Carnegie Hall Program

Signed program from a November 23, 1955 recital of the important Soviet violinist, accompanied by pianist Vladimir Yampolsky, at Carnegie Hall. Signed on the first page of the program listing by Oistrakh and another, apparently Yampolsky. Toning but overall in fine condition, 23 pp. 7.5 x 10.25 inches (19.5 x 26 cm). Together with a newspaper clipping about the concert.

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122. [Instrumentalists] [Paderewski, Ignace Jan. (1860–1941)] Pope Pius XI (1857–1939).
Signed Letter to Paderewski from Pope Pius XI

Handwritten letter to the Polish pianist and politician, signed by Pope Pius XI, expressing thanks for a gift from Paderewski's greenhouse and concluding with a Papal benediction. December 17, 1926. 2 pp. Attractively calligraphed in French on both sides of the first sheet of a folded leaf.  Adorned with the Pope's gilt embossed seal at the head of the first page. With original envelope with wax seal. Collector's stamp to the second page and to the envelope. Some light handling wear and folding creases; overall fine. 9 x 6.75 inches (17.2 x 23.4 cm). Read More...


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123. [Instrumentalists] Paderewski, Ignace Jan. (1860–1941).
Signed Letter, Sending Birthday Wishes

Signed note from the great Polish pianist, composer and statesman who was prime minister and foreign minister of the Polish Republic. [Estoril, Portugal], October 13, 1940. 1 p. Paderewski sends greetings on the 40th birthday of his private secretary, Ignacy Kollupajlo. The note is signed by the pianist, his sister Antonina Wilkonska Paderewska, secretary Sylwin Strakacz, his wife Aniela Strakacz (who later wrote a memoir about Paderewski), and Anetka Strakacz. Toning and a slight smudge to Paderewski's signature; overall fine. 5.5 x 8.5 inches (13.9 x 21.5 cm). Together with the transmissal envelope, a typed translation, two visiting cards (one with Kollupailo's name and title as Paderewski's secretary; one with the names Ignace G. LaGrange and Guy de Kollupailo), and a clipped obituary for Kollupailo, who died in Dallas, TX.

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124. [Instrumentalists] Paderewski, Ignace Jan. (1860–1941).
Signed Photograph

Signed photograph of the great Polish pianist, composer and statesman who was prime minister and foreign minister of the Polish Republic. He is shown in a sepia portrait and has signed and inscribed at the lower left over the white of his collar, dating November 6, 1940. Very fine. 8 x 10 inches (20.4 x 25.5 cm).

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125. [Instrumentalists] [Paderewski, Ignace Jan. (1860–1941)] Zamoyski, Adam. (b. 1949).
Typed Letter Signed

Typed letter signed from the Polish-born English historian, seeking information for his biography of the Polish pianist and politician Ignacy Paderewski. London, September 21, 1979. 1 p. Translated from the Polish: "Dear Sir, I write to you by order of Ms. Aniela Mieczyslawska, who thinks that you may help me in some matter. I am working on the material for my biography of Paderewski, which will be published in English in London, and in this regard I would like to go on the track of Ms. Aniela Strakaczowny and Mrs. Liibke, who formerly lived with her, if she still lives. From this side of the Atlantic nobody knows what happened to these ladies. I would be very grateful if you could provide me with any information on this subject if possible. Yours, Adam Zamoyski." Fine. 7 x 9 inches (17.7 x 22.8 cm).

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126. [Instrumentalists] Peinemann, Edith. (b. 1937).
Signed Program

Signed program from a November 9/10, 1960 performance of the young German violinist with the Wiener Philharmoniker under Heinz Wallberg. Peinemann has signed on the cover. The program included Bartok's Violin Concerto, as well as Haydn's Symphony no. 98 and Franz Schmidt's Symphony no. 4. 2 pp., together with 3 loose sheets of program notes. Some light toning; overall fine. 6 x 8.25 inches (15 x 21 cm).

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127. [Instrumentalists] Pollini, Maurizio. (b. 1942).
Early Signed Program

Early signed program from the important pianist, who performed with the Wiener Symphoniker under Wolfgang Sawallisch on January 15, 1961. Pollini has signed boldly on the cover. The program included Beethoven's Piano Concerto no. 4 and Bruckner's Symphony no. 5. 2 pp., together with 2 loose pages of program notes. In fine condition. 6 x 8.25 inches (15 x 21 cm).

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128. [Instrumentalists] Primrose, William. (1904–1982) [Wieniawski, Henryk. (1835–1880)].
Caprice op. 18, no. 3, arr. Primrose - Autograph Musical Manuscript

Autograph musical manuscript from the leading violist of his time, a member of the London String Quartet and the NBC Symphony under Toscanini who later embarked on an unprecedented successful solo career as violist. Here he has arranged Wieniawski's Caprice, op. 18, no. 3, originally for two violins, for viola and piano, transposing the work down by a fifth and adding a sparse, mostly chordal accompaniment. Viola part penned in a very small and precise hand, with piano part in a larger hand below. Small additions and changes have been made throughout to the piano part in pencil, including dynamics, tempo markings, articulations, and note changes. Signed on the cover. 5 pp. on 3 sheets of manuscript paper, which have been taped together into a makeshift binding. Corner creases, with some further tape repairs to the corners, showing evidence of performance use, a few small edge tears and light toning. Overall in very good condition. 9.5 x 12 inches (23.8 x 30.4 cm).  Autograph manuscripts from the celebrated violist are of the utmost rarity. Read More...

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129. [Instrumentalists] Rabin, Michael. (1936 – 1972).
Signed Photograph

Exceedingly rare signed photograph of the masterful prodigy violinist, one of the very greatest of all fiddlers, who died tragically young. 8 x 10 glossy J. Abresch of NY photograph of Rabin with his violin - presumably the 1736 Guarneri renamed ‘the Rabin’ after his death - signed and inscribed at the age of 15 "To my little admirer / wishing you the best of health / Sincerely, Michael Rabin / July 10, 1951."  Light minor crease to lower right corner, small nicks the upper margin, otherwise in fine condition.  20.7 x 25.4 cm. Read More...

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130. [Instrumentalists] Ricci, Ruggiero. (1918–2012) & Mennin, Peter. (1923–1983).
Signed Carnegie Hall Program

Signed program from a January 11, 1957 recital of the superb fiddler at Carnegie Hall. Ricci has signed over the first page of the program listing, and composer Peter Mennin has signed over the listing of his Sonata Concertante. The concerts also included Vivaldi, Bach, Beethoven and Paganini. In very fine condition, 23 pp. 7.5 x 10.25 inches (19.5 x 26 cm). Together with a promotional flyer and three newspaper clippings about the concert.

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131. [Instrumentalists] Rubinstein, Arthur. (1887–1982).
Signed Program

Signed program from an April 10, 1954 recital of the beloved pianist at Hunter College in New York. Rubinstein has signed boldly on the cover over the program listing, which included works of Bach-Busoni, Beethoven, Brahms, Chopin and Liszt. Together with a promotional flyer advertising the concert. Some light toning and foxing and a paper clip mark; overall in very good condition. 7 x 10 inches (17.7 x 25.4 cm).

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132. [Instrumentalists] Segovia, Andres. (1893–1987).
Signed Program

Signed program from a November 4, 1960 recital by the important guitarist at the Wiener Konzerthaus. Segovia has signed in bold blue marker over the program listing, which included Baroque and modern works, such as Alexander Tansman's suite composed for Segovia. 3 pp., together with a flyer advertising Segovia's recordings on Deutsche Grammophon. Some light toning and soiling to cover; overall fine. 6 x 8.25 inches (15 x 21 cm).

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133. [Instrumentalists] Shafran, Daniil. (1923–1997).
Signed Carnegie Hall Debut Program

Signed program from the February 28, 1960 Carnegie Hall debut recital of the Soviet cellist, together with pianist Lydia Pecherskaya. Shafran has signed over the first page of the program listing. The concert included sonatas by Brahms, Shostakovich, and Schubert, and works by Ravel, Granados, and De Falla. In very fine condition, 23 pp, together with a newspaper clipping about the concert. 7.25 x 9.75 inches (18.7 x 24.8 cm).

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134. [Instrumentalists] Solomon. (1902–1988).
Signed Flyer with Concert Program

Signed promotional flyer from the fine English pianist Solomon Cutner, who performed under the single name "Solomon." The flyer advertises his recital on January 8, 1955 at Hunter College of New York, and is sold together with a program and a newspaper clipping from the concert, which included works by Mozart, Schubert, Beethoven and Schumann. The program listing is printed opposite the program for an earlier concert of soprano Irmgard Seefried. Light wrinkling and paper clip marks to the flyer, and area of toning to the program; overall fine. Flyer 7 x 10.5 inches (18 x 27 cm), program 7 x 10 inches (17.7 x 25.3 cm).

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135. [Instrumentalists] Suk, Josef. (1874–1935) & Ancerl, Karel. (1908–1973) .
Signed Program

Signed program from March 1/2, 1961 performance of the Czech violinist, with the Prague Philharmonic under Karel Ančerl. Ančerl has signed on the cover, and Suk on the first page of the program listing, which included Dvorak's Violin Concerto and works by Smetana. 2 pp., together with three loose pages of program notes. Some light toning; overall in fine condition. 5.75 x 8.25 inches (15 x 21 cm).

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136. [Instrumentalists] Szeryng, Henryk. (1918–1988).
Signed Program

Signed program from a June 4, 1960 performance of the Polish-Mexican violinist with the Philharmonia Orchestra of London at the Wiener Festwochen. The concert, the fourth of the festival's Beethoven cycle, included the Coriolanus Overture, the Violin Concerto in D, and the Symphony no. 8, under Otto Klemperer. Szeryng has signed below his name on the first page. 2 pp., together with 3 loose pages of program notes. Some light toning to the cover but overall fine. 6 x 8.25 inches (15 x 21 cm).

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137. [Instrumentalists] Szigeti, Joseph. (1892–1973).
Signed Photograph

Signed photograph of the great Hungarian violinist, who is shown inspecting the back of his violin and has signed and inscribed at the right: "For Ellen Bush / sincerely / Joseph Szigeti / 1941." Stamped on the verso by NBC Concert Management. Some light surface wear; overall fine. 10 x 8 inches (25.4 x 20.6 cm).

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138. [Instrumentalists] [Trombone].
Carte de Visite Caricature

Carte de visite photographic reproduction of an amusing drawing, showing a trombonist and bass drum player making music with bottles littered around them. Light flecks; overall fine. 4 x 2.5 inches (10.5 x 6.3 cm).

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139. [Instrumentalists] [Violin].
Carte de Visite Photograph

Carte de visite photograph of an unidentified violinist, shown seated with his instrument on his knee. One corner chip; overall fine. 2.5 x 4 inches (6.3 x 10.5 cm).

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140. [Instrumentalists] [Violin].
"Native Fiddler" - Postcard Photograph

Vintage postcard photograph of a young boy holding a violin and bow, seated on a bale of hay. Captioned at the head: "Native Fiddler, Bermuda." Published by William Weiss & Co. of Hamilton, [Bermuda]. Light toning; overall fine. 3.5 x 5.5 inches (8.7 x 13.8 cm).

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