Holiday 2020 Catalogue


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81. [Composers] Satie, Erik. (1866-1925).
"Le Chapelier" from Trois Melodies.

Paris: Rouart, Lerolle, & Co.. 1917. Upright folio, 3 pp.  Ownership stamp for "M. Th. Ducuing" to cover.  Two diagonal creases to lower left quartile of cover, a few stains to front cover, small horizontal tear to right edge, edge wear throughout, else fine.  10.5 x 13.5 inches (26.7 x 34.3 cm.). Read More...

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82. [Composers] [Schumann, Robert. (1810–1856)] [Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Felix. (1809–1847)] [Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra].
Original 1851 Program including the Leipzig premiere of Schumann Symphony No. 3

"Montag, den 8. December 1851. Concert zum Besten des Orchester-Pensions-Fonds im Saale des Gewandhauses, unter Direction des Herrn Kapellmeister Julius Rietz." [Concert for the benefit of the pension fund for the Gewandhaus Orchestra under the direction of Julius Rietz.].  Read More...

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83. [Composers] Shostakovich, Dimitri. (1906–1975).
Autograph Signature

Autograph signature from the important composer, signed in pencil on a small album leaf. Left edge rough; amusing collector's note in pencil below ("monarch?"). Overall fine. 6.5 x 5.25 inches (16.4 x 13.3 cm).

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84. [Composers] Strauss, Richard. (1864–1949) [Lualdi, Adriano. (1885–1971)].
Group of Autograph Envelopes

Three original envelopes addressed in the important composer's hand to Italian composer Adriano Lualdi, ca. 1934–1936. Lualdi served as an Italian representative to the Permanent Council for International Cooperation between Composers, of which Strauss was the chair. Fine. 4.75 x 3.75 inches to 6.5 x 4.5 inches. Read More...

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85. [Jazz & Song] Autry, Gene. (1907 - 1998).
Signed Photograph

Signed and inscribed 8 x 10 inch halftone publicity photograph of the American actor who gained fame as The Singing Cowboy on radio, and in the movies and on television and who was also the owner of the California Angels baseball team. Corners slightly nicked, edges with small stains, else fine.

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86. [Jazz & Song] Calloway, Cab. (1907–1994).
Large Signed Photograph

Signed 9.5 x 12.5 inch Bloom of Chicago photograph of the American jazz singer, bandleader and dancer, who has inscribed "To Carol, Best Wishes, Yeah Man, Cab Calloway.”  Signed photographs of Calloway in this size are uncommon.  Trimmed edges, a crease to the upper left, and silvering to the background, else fine.

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87. [Jazz & Song] Cobb, Arnett. (1918–1989).
Signed Postcard Photograph

Signed postcard photograph of the "Wild Man of the Tenor Sax" playing his instrument, signature to verso and dated 7-27-55.  Light edgewear, small creases to upper left corner, else fine, 3.5 x 5.5 inches (8.9 x 14 cm.). Uncommon. Read More...

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88. [Jazz & Song] Doors, The. (1965–1973) [Apocalypse Now].
The Doors sign off on 'The End' for the Apocalypse Now soundtrack - SIGNED CONTRACTS

Two agreements between members of The Doors associated with the creation of the Apocalypse Now soundtrack album: the first is signed by John Densmore and Robby Krieger, two pages, 8.5 x 11, July 2, 1979, in part: "Reference is made to that certain agreement between you, Elektra/Asylum Records and the undersigned dated as of 0 January 1978 with regard to use of certain masters in the motion picture 'Apocalypse Now' an the soundtrack album thereof…You agree that the Album shall be a double disc Album and shall contain two (2) 'cuts' (as that term is understood in the record industry) of 'The End'"; the second is signed by Ray Manzarek, two pages, 8.5 x 11, March 11, 1980, and modifies the soundtrack to "a single disc Album" with "one (1) 'cut'…of the Composition." In overall fine condition.  Read More...

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89. [Jazz & Song] Doors, The. (1965–1973) [Diltz, Henry. (b. 1938)].
Morrison Hotel - Original Photograph

Original photograph of the iconic rock group, who are shown looking through the window of the "Morrison Hotel" as photographed for the cover of their 1970 album of the same name. Photographed by Henry Diltz and signed at the lower right. In very fine condition. 10 x 8 inches, nicely matted to 14 x 11 inches. Read More...

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90. [Jazz & Song] Elridge, Roy. (1911–1989).
Promotional Photograph for Martin Trumpet

Striking halftone Maurice of Chicago photograph of the American jazz trumpet player, instrument to his lips and shadow looming large behind him, with "Roy Elridge and his Martin Trumpet" written in negative and caption "Roy Elridge - 'Hottest of the Hot' - and a great Martin Booster!" printed to lower margin.  Three small pinholes to upper margin, light wear and toning to edge, else fine.  8 x 10 inches (20.3 x 25.4 cm.). Read More...

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91. [Jazz & Song] Goodman, Benny. (1909–1986).
Signed Photograph

Signed photograph of the great clarinetist and bandleader, shown with his instrument, and inscribed: "Best wishes/ Benny Goodman".  "Jul 26, 1976" stamped to verso.  Crease to upper left and lower right corner, else fine, 8 x 10 inches (20.3 x 25.8 cm).

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92. [Jazz & Song] Holiday, Billie. (1915–1959).
Early Promotional Photograph with Name Misspelling

Attractive cardstock photograph of the legendary jazz singer with a large smile on her face.  Numbered 605 to lower right, from a series of early promotional shots depicting Holiday in her trademark gardenia.  An earlier example we have offered with the number 583 used the erroneous spelling of her name as "Halliday," while here it is likewise incorrect, but written as "Holliday." In fine condition overall, 8 x 10 inches (20.3 x 25.4 cm.). Read More...

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93. [Jazz & Song] Ramsey, Frederic, Jr.. (1915 - 1995).
Where the Music Started. A photographic Essay by Frederic Ramsey, Jr.

New Brunswick : Rutgers University Press / Institute of Jazz Stuidies. 1970. First. Softcover exhibition catalog of photographs from Been Here and Gone, Frederic Ramsey Jr.’s journeys through the 1950s South, where he traveled in search of what might still remain of an original, authentic African American musical tradition, including a number of out-takes, and an essay by Ramsey. 8vo. 6 x 9 inches. 34 pp. Surface losses upper right and lower left of cover from sticker removal, else very good.

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Culture, Ethnicity & Gender
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Spectacular original photograph of Frank Sinatra and the so-called "Rat Pack" (Sammy Davis, Jr., Dean Martin and Jan Murray) clowning around on stage at Carnegie Hall in 1961, flanked on three sides by an orchestra and band. Printed on heavy stock, 14 x 11 inches, with the photographer's stamp to verso, "Bill Mark / Park Sheraton Hotel / New York City." The ebullience and joy of the evening comes alive through this image!

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95. [Jazz & Song] Us3 (1992–present) [Lion, Alfred. (1908–1987)].
Hand on the Torch - Framed Gold Record

Gold record of jazz-rap group Us3's 1993 album "Hand on the Torch," from the collection of Blue Note Records founder Alfred Lion and his wife Ruth Lion. Plaque reads: "Presented to Ruth Lion to commemorate RIAA certified Gold sales of more than 500,000 copies of the Blue Note Records album, cassette and CD 'Hand on the Torch.'" Framed with a poster of the group and a copy of the CD booklet to 19 x 25 inches; one large scratch to the plexi. Overall fine. Read More...

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Ephemera

96. [Instrumentalists] [Banjo] Harris, Harry C..
"The Banjo. An Original Imitation of this Inimitable Instrument, for the Piano"

Philadelphia: Lee & Walker. 1857. Upright folio. 4 pp.  Engraved throughout, featuring graphically striking illustration of the banjo on the cover.  Pages fully separated along spine, upper right corner perished, three short horizontal tears, else fine.  9 x 13.25 inches (22.9 x 33.6 cm.).

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Single-sheet Berlin Philharmonic program dated 4 February 1889, under the direction of Bülow in only his second season as conductor of the young orchestra.  The evening's program included Joachim Raff's cello concerto in D minor with Becker, the important German cellist, as the featured soloist, along with performances of the Serenade for large orchestra in D major from Brahms, the Overture for Le Roi d'Ys by Edouard Lalo, and Mozart's Symphony No. 40 in G minor.  Text along the top and sides informs patrons that while this program is free, they can purchase a booklet for 30 pfeniges.  Wear and light tearing to top and right edges, else fine.  5.5 x 8.75 inches (14 x 22.25 cm.). Read More...

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98. [Instrumentalists] Budapest String Quartet (1917-1967).
Original Press Photograph

Original photograph of the important string quartet showing Boris Kroyt, Mischa Schneider, Alexander Schneider, and Joseph Roisman posing together. Press caption on the verso, dated February 9, 1941, announces a performance in Seattle. Two layers of photo stock, trimmed with the upper left corner rounded off, and mounted on card. With unfortunate significant damage in two places, and several small cracks; otherwise in good condition. 5.5 x 8.5 inches with mount (14.2 x 21.7 cm),

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99. [Instrumentalists] Casals, Pablo. (1876–1973).
Signed Photograph

Original signed photograph of the great cellist, shown playing seated in front of an altar, signature in dark blue fountain pen ink to the lower margin. Stamped by photographer Studio Libold, Prades, on the verso.  Minor edgewear, else in fine condition, really one of the loveliest we've offered.  3.75 x 6.25 inches (12 x 16 cm.).

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100. [Instrumentalists] Elman, Mischa. (1891–1967).
Autograph Signature

Signed card from the great Russian violinist, mounted to a half-tone photograph clipped from an unidentified publication. Fine.  Card measures 3.25 x 2.25 inch (8.2 x 5.7 cm.), photograph 7.5 x 11 inches (19 x 27.9 cm).

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