Holiday 2019 Catalogue


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141. [Instrumentalists] [Piano].
Harmonie Kalender 1902 - Musical Almanac in the Shape of a Piano

Berlin: Harmonie Verlags-Gesellschaft für Literatur u. Kunst. [1902]. Musical almanac for the year 1902, in the shape of an upright Blüthner piano and containing the dates of composers' birthdays, photographs of notable composers and musicians, facsimiles of autograph quotations, and the texts of letters from Alexander Ritter, Adolf Jensen and others. Also includes a fold-out item of sheet music, "Der Gauklerin Lied" by Toni Thoms. Some wear to the die-cut edges, spine, and head of the front board; overall very good. 9.5 x 8.25 inches (24 x 21 cm).

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142. [Instrumentalists] Piatigorsky, Gregor. (1903-1976) [Magaloff, Nikita. (1912–1992)].
Original Photograph

Original photograph of the great cellist, from the collection of pianist Nikita Magaloff. Double weight photograph with some small creases, tears and wear to the edges, mostly hidden under window mat. Photograph 8.25 x 11 inches, matted to 9.25 x 12 inches. Overall very good. Read More...

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143. [Instrumentalists] Primrose, William. (1904–1982).
Halftone Photograph from Musical America

Striking halftone photograph of the important violist, on a large flyer advertising his recordings on Victor Red Seal. On the verso, an advertisement for piano duo Jacques Fray and Mario Braggiotti. Very fine. 10.5 x 14 inches (26.8 x 35.5 cm).

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144. [Instrumentalists] Primrose, William. (1904–1982).
Signed Program

Signed program from the important violist, who performed in a World War II-era recital presented by the Community Concert Association. He has signed on the back page of the program. The concert included Arthur Benjamin's Concerto on Themes of Cimarosa, Brahms' Sonata no. 2, and Bloch's Suite for viola and piano. 4 pp. Light toning and paperclip mark; overall fine. 6.25 x 9.5 inches (15.8 x 24.3 cm).

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145. [Instrumentalists] Rostropovich, Mstislav. (1927–2007) & Magaloff, Nikita. (1912–1992).
Original Photograph Playing Together

Original photograph of the great cellist playing with Russian-Georgian pianist Nikita Magaloff. Magaloff plays on a Clavinova, while at the left a woodwind player is barely visible. Stamped on the verso by Ouchy Photo of Lausanne. Very fine. 6.75 x 5 inches (17.3 x 12.4 cm). Read More...

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146. [Instrumentalists] Rubinstein, Arthur. (1887–1982) [Magaloff, Nikita. (1912–1992)].
Signed Photograph Embracing Magaloff

Charming signed photograph of Rubinstein embracing fellow pianist Nikita Magaloff. Rubinstein has penned at the head (translated from the French): "Dear Nikita, I love you as I embrace you! Arthur Rubinstein." He dates: Geneva, June 21, 1969. Stamped on the verso by Gyenes of Madrid, and also signed by the photographer at the upper right. Very fine. 7 x 5 inches (17.5 x 12.5 cm). Read More...

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147. [Instrumentalists] Rubinstein, Arthur. (1887–1982).
Portrait Photograph

Vintage portrait photograph of the beloved pianist, shown in a dramatically-lit studio portrait at the keyboard, ca. 1940's. One small pinhole, some light toning and surface wear, tape remnants to verso; overall in fine condition. 8 x 10 inches (20.4 x 25.9 cm).

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148. [Instrumentalists] Sarasate, Pablo de. (1844–1908).
"Malagueña" - Autograph Musical Quotation Signed

Autograph musical quotation from the important violinist and composer, who has penned the first six measures of the violin part from his piece Malagueña (Spanish Dances no. 1, op. 21), marked "Lento - Mélodie - Espagnole." He has signed and inscribed the quotation at the foot and dated January 28, 1886. On a small album leaf with a clipped halftone photograph of Sarasate mounted at the upper left corner. Some light edge wear and toning around the edges; overall fine. 11.25 x 8.5 inches (28.7 x 21.6 cm). Together with a postcard photograph. Read More...

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149. [Instrumentalists] Sarasate, Pablo de. (1844–1908).
Vintage Photograph

Large vintage sepia portrait photograph of the important violinist and composer, who is shown playing his instrument. Very slight crease at the lower right; otherwise very fine. 8 x 11.5 inches (20.1 x 29 cm).

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150. [Instrumentalists] Segovia, Andres. (1893–1987).
1959 Photograph in Texas

1959 photograph of the great guitarist, being met at the Midland, TX airport by local conductor Walter Mantani. The two are shown posing at the foot of the stairs to an airliner, with Segovia holding his guitar case. Dated April 1959 on the verso. Very good. 8 x 10 inches (20 x 25 cm).

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151. [Instrumentalists] Segovia, Andres. (1893–1987) .
Signed Photograph to Wanda Szigeti

1928 signed photograph of the important guitarist, inscribed to Wanda Szigeti, wife of violinist Joseph Szigeti. He has penned at the upper right: "To Wanda, the best example of Russian charm and the most formidable... A. Segovia / New York and Paris / 1928." Stamped at the lower right and on the verso by photographer Nickolas Muray of New York. Very fine. 10 x 8 inches (25.3 x 20.2 cm). Read More...

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152. [Instrumentalists] Stern, Isaac. (1920–2001).
Autograph Signature

Autograph signature from the important violinist, signed on an index card. Rather creased with one small tear and area of toning; overall very good. 6 x 4 inches (15.3 x 10.2 cm).

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153. [Instrumentalists] Stern, Isaac. (1920-2001).
Signed Photograph

Signed photograph of the great violinist, who is seen smiling in rehearsal and has boldly signed and inscribed below, dating 1990. In very fine condition. 5 x 7 inches (12.6 x 17.7 cm).

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154. [Instrumentalists] Szeryng, Henryk. (1918–1988).
Signed Hand Tracing

Original outline of the Polish-Mexican violinist's left hand, traced in pencil, boldly signed and dated January 1949 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). Most unusual! Read More...

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155. [Instrumentalists] Szigeti, Joseph. (1892–1973).
Signed Program

Signed program from the legendary violinist, who appeared in a recital for the Civic Music Association with pianist Andor Foldes. Szigeti has signed in pencil across the program listing, which included Franck's Sonata in A major, as well as works by Tartini, Bach, Schubert, and others. Light toning; overall fine. 5.5 x 8 inches (14 x 20.3 cm).

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156. [Instrumentalists] [Violin] [Dancing Master].
Caricatures parisiennes No 1. - Hand-Colored Lithograph - "For heaven's sake, use what nature has given you"

Attractive hand-colored lithograph engraving of a dancing master with a classroom of young girls. Titled "Caricatures Parisiennes no. 1" and captioned at the foot: "De la grâce, Mademoiselle, que diable, faites valoir ce que la nature vous a donné." ("Of grace, mademoiselle, for heaven's sake, use what nature has given you.") Engraved by Bernard et Frey and published by Hautecoeur Martinet, rue du Coq St. Honoré, ca. 1800-1805.  Sight size 9.5 x 8.25, nicely matted in a window mat to 14 x 12.5 inches (35.5 x 31.5 cm).

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157. [Instrumentalists] [Violin].
Catalogue of Violin Makers' Labels

A short seemingly self-published 1947 catalogue of facsimile labels of great violin makers, together with a typed key listing nationalities, prices and varnish colors. 16 pp. Staple bound as a small brochure with an orange cover stamped "Flint / Fine Arts Galleries" and stamped/signed in several places by owner, violin collector James Sutherland. Fine. 5.5 x 8.75 inches (14.4 x 22.3 cm).

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158. [Instrumentalists] [Violin] Godette, Nathan E..
Two Signed Photographs

Two signed photographs of Nathan E. Godette, an early-twentieth-century popular violinist. Dated May 24, 1917. Unevenly trimmed; one photograph with inscription partially smudged; overall fine. Each 3.25 x 8 inches (8 x 20 cm).

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159. [Instrumentalists] [Violin].
Mr. E. Lazard, Chef d'Orchestra - Caricature Portrait

Amusing caricature portrait of a Mr. E. Lazard, the concertmaster at the Théatre des Folies-d'Athènes in late-nineteenth-century Paris. He is shown with an oversized head and a thin body made out of a violin and pieces of rolled-up sheet music. Lithograph by Bloquet. Light toning and soiling; overall very good. 11 x 15 inches (28 x 38.5 cm).

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160. [Instrumentalists] [Violins].
Masterpieces of the Great Violin Makers - 1918 Catalogue with Price List

New York: The Rudolph Wurlitzer Co.. 1918. 63 pp. 11 color illustrations tipped in. Catalogue of violins offered and already sold by the Rudolph Wurlitzer Co., together with a price list of "Old Violins" and two letters from the company regarding a sale. The highest-priced violin offered at the time was a 1740 Guadagnini for $5,000, while a 1709 Jofredus Cappa or a 1735 Nicolas Gagliano were obtainable for $3,500. Wear to spine and edges; losses to foot of the price list. Overall very good. 6 x 9 inches (15.3 x 22.7 cm).

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