Holiday 2019 Catalogue


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161. [Instrumentalists] [VIOLIN] [Tartini, Giuseppe. (1692 - 1770)] [Gingold, Joseph. (1909-1995)] Lev Ginsburg.
Tartini: His Life and Times - FROM THE LIBRARY OF JOSEF GINGOLD

New Jersey: Paganiniana . 1981. First. No dust jacket, as issued. 381pp. Color illustrated glossy boards. Photographs, illustrations, notes, bibliography, index, discography, illustrated endpapers. Biography of Giuseppe Tartini. Edited by Herbert R. Axelrod. Introduction by Lev Ginsburg. Preface by David Oistrakh. Translated by I Levin.

From the library of Josef Gingold and signed boldly by him on the title page.


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162. [Instrumentalists] [Violin] Thomas, Theodore. (1835-1905).
Thomas Grand Orchestra - Vintage Gut Strings Trade Card

Original trade card, ca. 1870-1900, advertising John F. Stratton & Co.'s Russian gut violin strings. The postcard features a detailed image of "Thomas' Grand Orchestra at Gilmore's Garden" depicting the American violinist and conductor of German birth, the founder of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. On the verso, a text describes the virtues of Russian gut strings, with testimonials from professional musicians. Overall toning and one spot on the verso; overall fine. 5.5 x 3.5 inches (14.2 x 8.6 cm).

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163. [Instrumentalists] Ysaye, Eugene. (1858-1931).
Signed Photograph with Violin, framed

Impressive vintage, sepia-toned photograph signed "E. Ysaye" by the violinist, composer and conductor. Ysaye is seated,looking at his violin, with his bold signature and date of 1921 in red ink on the 1 1/2" white lower border. Area of silvering in the center covers lower portion of his violin but does not effect overall content of the photo. Custom framed in cream matte and gold toned wooden frame. Frame: 15" x 18 1/2". Photograph: 7 1/2" x 10 3/4".  Read More...

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164. [Conductors] Ansermet, Ernst. (1883–1969) & Magaloff, Nikita. (1912–1992).
Original Photograph, Studying a Score

Original photograph of the Swiss conductor seated together at the piano with pianist Nikita Magaloff, studying a score. Some light wrinkling and verso rough; overall fine. 4 x 3 inches (10.5 x 7.3 cm). Read More...

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Opera

165. [Conductors] Ansermet, Ernst. (1883–1969).
Vintage Photograph

Vintage photograph of the great conductor, shown as an older man ca. 1940's, studying a large score with his glasses in one hand. Photographer credit in the lower right margin: Moss Photo, New York. Staple holes and some light surface wear; otherwise overall in fine condition. 8 x 10 inches (20.8 x 25.5 cm). Read More...

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166. [Conductors] Böhm, Karl. (1894-1981).
Original Photograph

An original photograph of the great Austrian conductor in later life together with a woman, identified below the image as his former secretary, Frau Döhnert. One small tear at the lower edge and some overall wrinkling; otherwise in very good condition. 8.75 x 7 inches (22.2 x 18 cm).

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167. [Conductors] Fistoulari, Anatole. (1907–1995).
Signed Photograph with Concert Program

Signed photograph of the great Russian-born English conductor, together with an original 1944 concert program of the London Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Fistoulari. He is shown at the podium in an original photographby Baron of London, and has signed and inscribed at the foot in black ink. Blind-stamped at the lower right and stamped on the verso. The concert program, from October 25, 1944 (4 pp.) includes Tchaikovsky's Romeo and Juliet and Franck's Symphony in D minor. Photograph in very fine condition, program with some light foxing, overall fine. Photograph 3.75 x 6 inches (9.3 x 15 cm), tipped to a mount of 6 x 7.75 inches. Program 5 x 8 inches (13.1 x 20.6 cm).

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Signed photograph of the avant-garde Ukrainian composer and conductor and his second wife, Donna Topazia Caetani. Markevitch has signed and inscribed at the foot to pianist Nikita Magaloff and his wife Irene (translated from the French): "To our very dear Nikita and Irene and to their lucky star / Igor and Topazia." The couple is shown in a small boat on a river, starting the outboard motor. Some light scratches and wear; inscription rather faded; overall very good. 5 x 7 inches (13 x 18 cm). Read More...

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Signed Photograph

169. [Conductors] Mitropoulos, Dimitri. (1896–1960).
Typed Note Signed

Typed note signed from the important conductor. February 23, [n.y.] Mitropoulos writes: "Dear Mr. Hill, Thank you so much for sending me the wonderful dates and your kindness to think of me. I am deeply touched and do appreciate your gesture as well as the delicacies. Very cordially yours, D. Mitropoulos." Light toning; overall fine. 5 x 3 inches (13 x 8.3 cm).

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TLS

170. [Conductors] Monteux, Pierre. (1875–1964).
Original Photograph

Original photograph of the important conductor, shown in a studio portrait by Blackstone Studios of New York, with credit at lower right and to the verso. Very slight corner wear; overall very fine. 8 x 10 inches (20.4 x 25.3 cm).

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171. [Conductors] Reiner, Fritz. (1888–1963).
Signed Program

Signed program from the prominent Hungarian-born conductor, who appeared with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra in Boston on October 14, 1958. He has signed over the program listing, which included Berlioz' overture to The Corsair, Brahms' Symphony no. 3, and Strauss' Ein Heldenleben. 7 pp. Fine. 6 x 9 inches (15.3 x 22.7 cm).

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172. [Conductors] Sargent, Malcolm. (1895-1967).
Signed Program Photograph

Signed halftone photograph of the great British conductor, taken from a 1949 Promenade Concerts program. Sargent has signed boldly in pencil below his image. Dated January 22 [1949] on the verso, and with the program order of the concert, which included the premiere of Gordon Jacob's Music for a Prince as well as works by Howells, Tippett, Elgar, Ireland, Grieg, and Verdi. Light toning and right edge rough; overall in very good condition. 5.25 x 8.25 inches (13.5 x 20.8 cm).

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173. [Conductors] Serafin, Tullio. (1878-1968).
Original Piccagliani Photograph

Later reprint of an original Piccagliani photograph of the Italian conductor, the first important musical mentor to Maria Callas. La Scala label crediting Piccagliani on the verso. In very fine condition. 7 x 9.5 inches (17.7 x 24 cm). Read More...

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Opera

174. [Conductors] Stokowski, Leopold. (1882–1977).
Original Photograph

Original photograph of the important conductor, shown in a studio portrait looking to the left. Photographed by Rembrandt Studios of Philadelphia, with credit at the lower left and to the verso. Slight corner creases and mounting remnants to the verso; overall in fine condition. 8 x 10 inches (20.2 x 25.3 cm).

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175. [Conductors] Szell, George. (1897–1970).
Portrait Photograph

Vintage photograph of the long-time Cleveland Orchestra conductor, one of the mid 20th century greats. Some light scratches and mounting remnants to the verso; overall in fine condition. 7 x 9 inches (17.7 x 23.3 cm).

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176. [Conductors] Toscanini, Arturo. (1867–1957).
Original Photograph

Original photograph of the great conductor, shown in a profile portrait to the left. Mounted on card, with heavy wear to the edges including an area of scratching at the lower right. Overall in good condition. 7.5 x 9.5 inches (19.2 x 24.5 cm).

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177. [Conductors] Walter, Bruno. (1876–1962).
"Bruno Walter Dirigiert" - Signed Conducting Photographs

Signed ensemble of four half-tone photographs of the important German-born conductor, pianist, and composer. Under the caption "Bruno Walter Dirigiert" ("Bruno Walter conducts"), he is shown in four different moments of performance, captioned "Largo," "Pastorale," "Andante," and "Allegro." Walter has signed and inscribed at the foot to Mrs. Elise Friedhofer, dating San Francisco, April 1951. Photographs by E. Salomon. Clipped from a newspaper and mounted on paper; edges irregular and with some rather heavy toning and creases. Overall very good. 9.25 x 13.5 inches (23.5 x 34 cm).

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178. [Dance] Baryshnikov, Mikhail. (b. 1948).
Group of Original Photographs

Group of eight original photographs of the important ballet dancer. Included are a 1991 portrait by Annie Leibovitz showing Baryshnikov in a deep arabesque; a portrait by Gregory Heisler for the American Ballet Theatre; two on-stage photos in costume by Leslie E. Spatt; a portrait by Kenn Duncan for the American Ballet Theatre; and three photographs by Martha Swope of Baryshnikov with other dancers. He is seen with Deirdre Barberry in "The Little Ballet," with Elaine Kudo in "Sinatra Suite," and rehearsing with Gil Boggs for "Cinderella." All photos 8 x 10 inches and stamped on the verso by the photographer. Some light edge wear, but overall in very fine condition. Read More...

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179. [Dance] [Chopin, Frédéric. (1810–1849)] American Ballet Theatre. (1939–).
1958 Photograph at Chopin's Memorial

Vintage photograph of the ballerinas of the American Ballet Theatre grouped at the foot of Chopin's memorial statue in Warsaw, Poland in 1958. Captioned in pen on the verso. Fine. 8 x 10 inches (20.6 x 25.5 cm).

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Unsigned Photograph

180. [Dance] Cunningham, Merce. (1919–2009).
Untitled - 1993 Screenprint for the Whitney Biennial

Screenprint. 24 x 19.5 inches (61 x 49.5 cm). AP from an edition of 8. Signed. Nicely framed. This work was Merce Cunningham's contribution (among 14 artists,) comprising birds and foliage, to the 1993 Whitney Biennial Portfolio, Seoul. Published in 1994 by Korean Friends of the 1993 Whitney Biennial and the Whitney Music of American Art.

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