Holiday 2019 Catalogue


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21. [Composers etc.] Brahms, Johannes. (1833–1897).
Carte de Visite Photograph

E. Bieber of Hamburg CDV photograph of the great composer. 

Fine. 2.5 x 4 inches (6.4 x 10.7 cm).


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22. [Composers etc.] Brahms, Johannes. (1833-1897).
Serenade für kleines Orchester... Op. 16 - FROM THE COLLECTION OF EDWARD SPEYER

Berlin: N. Simrock. [1876]. First Edition. Serenade für kleines Orchester (Blasinstrumente, Bratschen, Violoncelli u. Bässe) ... Neue, vom Autor revidirte Ausgabe. Partitur. [Full score.] [PN] 6129. Folio. 1f. (title), 3–65 printed music pp. Engraved. Hardcover, black boards with gilt lettering, with ownership name of Speyer to the lower right corner of the front board and pencil ownership signature of Speyer to the title page. Some light foxing throughout; a few light marks and wear to boards; overall fine. 10.5 x 13 inches (26.8 x 33 cm). Read More...

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23. [Composers etc.] Cadman, Charles Wakefield. (1881–1946).
Signed Photograph

Signed postcard photograph of the American composer, shown playing at the piano. He has signed and inscribed at the upper right in purple ink to a Lionel Pearson. A crisp image in very fine condition. 5.5 x 3.5 inches (13.8 x 8.8 cm). Read More...

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24. [Composers etc.] Cage, John. (1912–1992) [Zukofsky, Paul. (1943–2017)].
Empty Words - Inscribed to Paul Zukofsky

Middletown, Connecticut: Wesleyan University Press. [1979]. First edition. Presentation copy of the important composer's writings of 1973–1978, inscribed to his frequent collaborator, violinist Paul Zukofsky.  Read More...

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25. [Composers etc.] Copland, Aaron. (1900–1990) & Leinsdorf, Erich. (1912–1993) [Zukofsky, Paul. (1943–2017)].
Signed Berkshire Music Center Prize Certificate, Awarded to Paul Zukofsky

Certificate awarding the Berkshire Music Center's 1965 Albert Spalding Prize to violinist Paul Zukofsky, signed by both Chairman of the Faculty Aaron Copland and Director Erich Leinsdorf. Together with the original envelope with Boston Symphony Orchestra address label. Slight area of toning to the lower edge; overall fine. 8.5 x 11 inches (21.6 x 28 cm). Read More...

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26. [Composers etc.] [Cortot, Alfred. (1877–1962)] Chopin, Frédéric. (1810–1849).
Douze Grandes Études [...] op. 10 - From the Collection of Alfred Cortot

Leipzig / Paris: Fr. Kistner / M. Schlesinger. [1865]. Fourth edition. Douze grandes études pour le pianoforte, composées et dédiées a son ami F. Liszt. Oeuvre 10 [nos. 1 to 5]. Liv 1. Nouvelle Edition.  From the collection of Alfred Cortot, with his green stamp to the lower right of the title. 27 pp. [PN] 1018.2961–1018.2966. Last page detached; toning and foxing; overall very good. 10 x 13 inches (26 x 32.6 cm). Deutsch, Musikverlagsnummern 1961: 10 Read More...

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27. [Composers etc.] [Cortot, Alfred. (1877–1962)] Chopin, Frédéric. (1810–1849).
Sonate pour le Piano [...] op. 35 - From the Collection of Alfred Cortot

Paris / Leipsig: Chez E. Troupenas / Breitkopf & Haertel [Brandus & Cie]. [1850-60]. First Edition, fifth issue. Sonate pour le Piano, composée par Fred. Chopin. From the collection of Alfred Cortot, with his green stamp to the lower right of the title. 19 pp. [PN] T 891. Wrapper detached but present, with heavy wear and the lower half of the front wrapper perished. Internal pages with some foxing and toning. Overall good. 11 x 14 inches (27.5 x 35.5 cm). Grabowski & Rink 35-1c-TR. Read More...

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28. [Composers etc.] [Cuban Musicians] Nin, Joaquin. (1879–1949).
Collection of Signed Postcards with Autograph Musical Quotations

An attractive and interesting group of 19 signed color postcards from Cuban composers, musicians, and artists of the early twentieth century. Included are autographs from Ignacio Cervantes (AMQS, Charleston, 1902); Angel B. Massanet (n.d.); Hubert de Blanck (AMQS, n.d.); Eduardo les Peyrellade (AMQS, 1902); painter Mario Carreño (November 8, 1936); Serafin Ramirez (n.d.); Joaquin Nin (autograph signature with long inscription, April 1902); Mario Gonzales (AMQS, July 25, 1902); Pablo Anckerman (AMQS); Jose Maria Joval (AMQS, April 4, 1902); Maria de la Presa (AMQS, 1904); Manuel Maury (AMQS, 1902); Jose Mauri (AMQS, n.d.); Enrique Jordá (AMQS, n.d.); Jose Marin Varona (AMQS, June 5, 1902); Modesto Julian (AMQS, n.d.); Antonio Martin (AMQS, May 14, 1902); Benjamin Orbón (AMQS, February 19, 1905); and Jose Fernandez (AMQS, July 27, 1902). Very elegantly penned on postcards of opera scenes. Toning and foxing; overall fine, and together with slips of paper in a collector's hand identifying each. Each 5.5 x 3.5 inches (13.8 x 8.8 cm). Read More...

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29. [Composers etc.] [Cupid in a Spiderweb] Moulton, Charles..
Beware! Take Care! - Sheet Music

New York: G. Schirmer. [ca. 1866]. Sheet music to a popular song "as sung by Miss Clara Louisa Kellogg," warning against falsehood in women. Bizarre illustration to the title shows Cupid caught in a spider's web below a threatening sign post. 5 pp. First page detached, with some toning; stamped page numbers to the upper right. Overall good. 10 x 13 inches (26 x 33.3 cm).

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30. [Composers etc.] Dohnányi, Ernö. (1877–1960).
Two Concert Programs

Two single-sheet concert programs from London piano recitals by the Hungarian composer, pianist, and conductor. Dohnanyi appeared at St. James's Hall on November 28, 1898, and February 27, 1899. The first program included works by Beethoven, Brahms, Chopin, and Liszt, as well as Dohnanyi's own 3 Intermezzi and Gavotte and Musette, and Délibes-Dohnanyi's Valse "Naila." The second program included Bach's Italian Concerto, Schubert's Sonata in A minor, and pieces by Brahms and Liszt. Folding creases, some toning and losses to the left edge of each; overall very good. Each 7 x 8 inches (17.6 x 20.8 cm).

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Original broadside from a grand concert at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane on March 11th, 1831, under the direction of Sir Henry R. Bishop. The broadside lists the complete program, which included arias by Handel, Haydn, Mozart, and others, a violin concerto by Giovanni Battista Viotti, and overtures by Spontini, Cherubini, and Rossini. The performers included the noted soprano Mary Anne Wood (née Paton), violinist Antonio James Oury, and the young organist Samuel Sebastian Wesley, who would go on to become an important composer. The broadside also announces that Handel's Messiah, with "additional accompaniments by Mozart," will be performed due to popular demand on the following Friday. Creases and rough edges, but overall in fine condition for its age. 8.25 x 16.75 inches (21.3 x 42.5 cm).

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32. [Composers etc.] Françaix, Jean. (1912–1997) & Forster, Karl. (1904–1963).
Signed Hand Tracing

Original outline of the French composer's left hand, traced in pencil, boldly signed and inscribed to "un ami de Berlin" on an album leaf titled "Forget-Me-Not." On the verso, a further hand tracing and signature from Karl Forster, director of the choir of the Hedwigs-Kathedrale, Berlin, with a note indicating that the signatures were given at the premiere of Françaix's oratorio L’apocalypse selon St-Jean (1939). Left edge rough and some light toning; overall in fine condition. 7.5 x 10 inches (19 x 25.7 cm). Read More...

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33. [Composers etc.] Franz, Robert. (1815–1892).
Autograph Letter Signed

Autograph letter signed from the German composer known for his large output of lieder. Halle, January 13, [18]78; 2 pp. Translated from the German: "Dear sir! Thank you very much for your kind attention! The version which has arrived from you is from a very skillful pen [...] although I am not entirely in agreement with your changes to the composition and I would particularly dislike the interludes. However, I myself am planning arrangements of my songs, and among the numbers published by Sander, I will try to locate a few which would be suited to being arranged for mixed choir, in order to publish them. Yours, Rob. Franz." Light toning, but overall in very fine condition. 5.5 x 8.5 inches (14.3 x 22 cm).

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34. [Composers etc.] Grieg, Edvard. (1843–1907).
Signed Cabinet Photograph

Signed Brokesch of Leipzig cabinet photograph of the important Norwegian composer. Grieg is shown in half profile to the left, wearing a coat and bow tie. Stamped 1896 at the lower right. Very fine. 4.25 x 6.5 inches (10.7 x 16.5 cm).

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35. [Composers etc.] Grétry, André Ernest Modeste. (1741-1813).
Engraved Portrait

Engraved portrait of the French operatic composer, shown in profile within an oval frame, his birth and death dates engraved below. Engraved by Pierre-Michel Adam. Slightly rough edges, mounting remnants on verso and a few creases and pencil marks; otherwise in fine condition. 6.5 x 9.5 inches (16.5 x 24.3 cm).

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36. [Composers etc.] [Haydn, Joseph. (1732-1809)] Dance, George. (1741-1825).
Original Portrait Drawing, Possibly from Life

A very fine original pen and ink portrait sketch of the great composer, possibly drawn from life, titled "Haydn" at the foot and with a lengthy 19th century note citing information on the composer, attributing the portrait to George Dance, and giving information on the artist from Samuel Redgrave's 1878 "A Dictionary of Artists of the English School." Rather toned, but overall fine. 3.5 x 4 inches (8.8 x 10 cm).  Read More...

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37. [Composers etc.] Humperdinck, Engelbert. (1854 - 1921).
Königskinder - Märchenoper in Drei Aufzügen

Leipzig: Max Brockhaus. 1910. First edition. Piano-vocal score. 318 pp. [PN] 576. Text in German. Original printed wrappers nicely bound in to green percaline binding, gilt-stamped at cover and spine. In very fine condition throughout, an ideal copy.

The final version of the opera was first performed at the Metropolitan Opera, Dec. 28, 1910 under the baton of Alfred Hertz and with Geraldine Farrar, Herman Jadlowker, Louise Homer, and Otto Goritz in the principal roles.


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38. [Composers etc.] Liszt, Franz. (1811-1886).
Signed Photograph

Cabinet card bust portrait of the "Abbé Liszt" showing a painting by Paul Düyffcke, signed boldly on the mount in brown ink, below the image.  6.5 x 4.5 inches overall; faint marginal discoloration from prior matting, remnants of hinging at upper edge verso, else fine. 

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39. [Composers etc.] Mancinelli, Luigi. (1848–1921).
Autograph Musical Quotation Signed from "Ero e Leandro"

Autograph musical quotation signed from the Italian conductor, composer, and cellist. He has penned an autograph musical quotation of two bars from Act I, Scene 6 of his opera Ero e Leandro, with the text: "Ero soave dal volto celeste," boldly signed below and dated New York, 1901. On letterhead of the Hotel Lavarre, New York. Folding creases and one split at the upper left. Overall very good. 5.5 x 8.5 inches (14 x 21.6 cm). Read More...

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40. [Composers etc.] [Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus. (1756-1791)] Barrington, Daines. .
Miscellanies By the Honourable Daines Barrington - WITH ENGRAVING OF MOZART AT AGE 7

London: Printed by J. Nichols. 1781. First Edition. Large 4to (11 1/2 x 8 1/2 in.; 292 x 215 mm). Folding pedigree chart, five tables, two maps (one folding), engraved portrait, 19th century half calf, front board detached, head of spine chipped and lacking, internally fine throughout. Read More...

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