Holiday 2019 Catalogue


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Signed program from the important string quartet, who appeared with then 17-year-old pianist Peter Serkin at Boston's Jordan Hall on November 13, 1964. Serkin has signed on the cover, and quartet members Joseph Roisman, Alexander Schneider, Boris Kroyt and Mischa Schneider have signed on the first page of the program. The concert included quartets by Beethoven and Debussy, and Dvorak's piano quintet no. 2. The booklet also contains the program for a further concert on November 15, 1964. 5 pp. Very fine. 6 x 9 inches (15.3 x 22.7 cm).

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102. [Instrumentalists] Bustabo, Guila. (1916–2002).
Signed Program

Signed concert program from the remarkable and eccentric American violinist, who performed on January 11, 1934 with the Harrisburg Symphony Orchestra. She has signed over the program listing on p. 7, which includes Franck's Symphony in D minor and Tchaikovsky's Violin Concerto in D. 17 pp. total. Central page with signature detached from staple binding; on the facing page, a newspaper clipping has been mounted; dried flower petals pressed inside front cover. Toning and wear; overall very good. 6 x 9 inches (15 x 22.8 cm). Read More...

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103. [Instrumentalists] Casadesus, Robert. (1899–1972).
Signed Program

Signed program from the renowned 20th-century French pianist and composer, who performed at Southern Methodist University on March 18, 1943. He has signed on the front of the program. 3 pp. Foxing; overall very good. 6.25 x 9.5 inches (15.8 x 24 cm).

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104. [Instrumentalists] Casals, Pablo. (1876–1973).
Bach Cello Suite no. 3 - Autograph Musical Quotation Signed

Autograph musical quotation of the first phrase of the Bourée from Bach's Cello Suite no. 3, from the legendary cellist largely responsible for reviving interest in Bach's cello suites. Casals has signed and dated below the music: "souvenir de / Pablo Casals / 1925." Two small ink blots to the music and a few other small smudges; overall very good. 5.25 x 6.5 inches (13.3 x 16.7 cm).

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105. [Instrumentalists] Casals, Pablo. (1876–1973) & Menuhin, Yehudi. (1916–1999).
Two Portrait Prints

Original prints of two drawings by E. Vernarra, showing Yehudi Menuhin and Pablo Casals performing. Printed on recto and verso of a sheet taken from a volume of similar illustrations, and each with a facsimile signature from the performer. Overall fine. 10 x 13 inches (25.5 x 32.7 cm).

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An interesting group of autograph letters written between 1941 and 1970 to Rudolf Döblin, principal cellist and assistant music director of the Buffalo Philharmonic, and his wife Helga Doblin, translator and professor of German at Skidmore College. The group includes letters from writer Alfred Döblin (Rudolf Döblin's uncle), musicologist Curt Sachs, conductor William Steinberg, poet Richard Eberhart, and another unidentified German couple living in the US. Full details below.  Read More...

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107. [Instrumentalists] Cliburn, Van. (1934–2013).
Signed Program

Signed program from the brilliant pianist, who performed Brahms' Piano Concerto no. 1 with the Boston Symphony under Erich Leinsdorf on March 13, 1964. He has signed boldly across the program listing. Very fine. 5.5 x 8.5 inches (14 x 22 cm). Read More...

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108. [Instrumentalists] Dolmetsch, Carl. (1911–1997) & Saxby, Joseph. (1910–1997).
Signed 1951 Lecture-Recital Program

A rare signed program from a lecture-recital given on February 22, 1951 by two pioneers of the early music movement, recorder player Carl Dolmetsch and harpsichordist Joseph Saxby. Appearing at the Oddfellows Hall in Stafford, the two performed "Authentic Interpretations of early music, played on the instruments for which it was written," including Renaissance and Baroque pieces by J. C. Pepusch, Christopher Simpson, Francois Couperin, Handel, Corelli, and others. Both Dolmetsch and Saxby have signed boldly on the back page. 4 pp. Some light toning and wrinkling; overall very good. 5 x 8 inches (12.7 x 20.2 cm). Read More...

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109. [Instrumentalists] Elman, Mischa. (1891–1967).
Original Photograph Celebrating his 70th Birthday

Charming vintage photograph of the great violinist cutting a large 70th birthday cake while in rehearsal with the Midland, TX Symphony on January 21, 1961. A handwritten caption on the verso notes the date and the piece being rehearsed, the Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto. From the collection of Walter Mantani, conductor of the Midland Symphony. Very fine. 10 x 8 inches (25.5 x 20.5 cm).

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110. [Instrumentalists] Elman, Mischa. (1891–1967).
Vintage Photograph

Vintage photograph of the great violinist, known for his sensuous and infinitely expressive tone, who is shown playing his instrument in a studio portrait by D. Grubmar of New York. Some light edge wear; overall fine. 10 x 8 inches (25.5 x 20.8 cm).

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111. [Instrumentalists] [Feuermann, Emanuel. (1902–1942)].
The Etude, October 1942 - featuring Feuermann

The Etude music magazine. October 1942. Price 25 Cents. 649–720 pp. This issue features an interview with the cellist Emanuel Feuermann, conducted shortly before his untimely death in May 1942. The article concerns Feuermann's visit to an army camp and performance for the troops. Magazine includes 20 pp. of sheet music. Very good. 10.25 x 12 inches (26.5 x 30.5 cm).

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112. [Instrumentalists] Fournier, Pierre. (1906–1986).
Signed Hand Tracing

Original outline of the great cellist's left hand, traced in pencil, boldly signed and dated January 2, 1939 on an album leaf titled "Forget-Me-Not." 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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113. [Instrumentalists] Gabrilowitsch, Ossip. (1878–1936).
Portrait Photograph

Vintage photograph of the Russian-born pianist and conductor, shown in a studio portrait by Underwood & Underwood of New York. Tape remnants on the verso; otherwise in fine condition. 8 x 10 inches (20.2 x 25.7 cm). Read More...

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114. [Instrumentalists] [Galamian, Ivan. (1903–1981)] Galamian, Judith..
Autograph Letter Signed

Autograph letter signed from Judith [Johnson] Galamian, wife of the important violinist and pedagogue Ivan Galamian. November 28, [1970]; 1 p. Galamian writes to Gerald Moore, the brother of cellist Douglas Moore, regarding a scholarship of $75.00 for the Meadowmount School of Music, which was founded by the Galamians in 1944. Fine. 7 x 10.25 inches (18.3 x 26.3 cm).

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115. [Instrumentalists] Garbousova, Raya. (1909–1997).
Original Photograph

Original photograph of the important Russian cellist and teacher, a close friend of Rostropovich. Staple holes, some light creases and scratches; overall very good. 8.25 x 10 inches (20.8 x 25.4 cm).

Garbousova had a great European career before settling in the US in 1939. Barber, Rieti and Rathuas all wrote major works for her and she introduced works by Creston, Hindemith, Lopatnikoff, Martinu and Prokofieff. 


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116. [Instrumentalists] Gould, Glenn. (1932–1982) & Magaloff, Nikita. (1912–1992).
Original Photograph

Original photograph of the Georgian-Russian pianist Nikita Magaloff together with younger pianist Glenn Gould. Stamped on the verso by photographer Klaus Hennch of Zurich. Very fine. 6.75 x 4.75 inches (17.2 x 12.2 cm). Read More...

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117. [Instrumentalists] Haas, Monique. (1909–1987) [Sargent, Malcolm. (1895–1967)].
Autograph Signature with 1953 Proms Program

Clipped autograph signature from the acclaimed French pianist, dated January 1, 1951. Together with an original program from her August 4, 1953 concert at the Proms, performing concertos by Mozart and Ravel with the BBC Symphony Orchestra and Sir Malcolm Sargent. Signature slightly wrinkled; overall fine; 5.5 x 2.5 inches (14.5 x 6.3 cm).

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118. [Instrumentalists] Heifetz, Jascha. (1901–1987) & Bay, Emmanuel. (1891–1968).
Signed Program

Signed program from the masterful violinist, who performed with his longtime accompanist Emmanuel Bay in a recital for the Civic Music Association. Both Heifetz and Bay have signed in pencil across the program listing, which included works by Bach, Beethoven, Lalo, Schubert, Wieniawski and others. 3 pp. Fine. 5.5 x 8 inches (14 x 20.2 cm).

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119. [Instrumentalists] Heifetz, Jascha. (1901–1987).
Original Photograph

Original photograph of the great violinist, shown examining a score at the piano, ca. 1940. Mounting remnants to the verso; overall fine. 7 x 8 inches (18 x 20.7 cm).

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120. [Instrumentalists] Heifetz, Jascha. (1901–1987).
Signed Vaccination Booklet

The great violinist's original vaccination booklet, bearing his autograph name and address on the cover and a signature on the first page, and containing records of his vaccinations against smallpox, typhoid and cholera between 1964 and 1971. Signed and stamped multiple times internally by Heifetz' doctor, Kendrick Smith. 15 pp. Irregular bands of toning to front and back covers; otherwise in very good condition. 3.75 x 6 inches (9.5 x 15.2 cm).

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