Winter 2011 Catalogue


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Very rare first and fourth issues of the influential magazine. No. 1, Mai 1920; No. 4, Novembre 1920 [appearing as "Le Coq Parisien"]. Large single-sheet, single-sided format, trifolded for distribution, each panel 14 x 27.5 cm, expanding into fully printed newspaper format (42 x 55 cm). Fragile pink paper, some splitting and toning along the folds, overall fine (both issues). Together with a subscriptiont ticket. Read More...

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162. [Satie, Erik. (1866-1925)] Picasso, Tzara, Massot etc..
Les Feuilles Libres. No. 35, Janvier - Février 1924

Paris: Librarie Stock. 1924. First edition. 8vo. Title, with stamped limitation number ("7"); verso illustration; 275 - 344 pp. Finely printed limited issue periodical publication with contributions from Drieu La Rochelle, Pierre Reverdy, Tristan Tzara, Erik Satie, Pablo Picasso, Marcel Raval, Jacques Porel, Marcel Arland, René Crevel, Pierre de Massot, and "Quelques Fous." Illustrated with 10 drawings by (including two hors - texte), and with the lithograph portrait of Satie by Picasso. This issue includes also a first publication of an extract from Satie's "Chronique Musicale - Mémoires d'un amnésiac" as well as the first publication of the fourth song of the series "Ludions," which appears here in manuscript facsimile and which would not be published by Rouart-Lerolle until 1926. The issue in very fine condition, with one small blemish to the front wrapper, else fine.

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163. Satie, Erik. (1866-1925) [Pierre de Massot (1900-1969)].
Vieux Sequins et vieilles Cuirasses - Inscribed to Pierre de Massot

Paris: E. Demets [the label of Eschig laid over the imprint]. 1913. First edition. Folio, 25 x 33 cm. 11 pp. [PN] 1135. In very fine condition throughout. Inscribed at the head of the first page of music: "14 Juillet 1925 / Quel beau jour!..Rions, dansons, chantons. Oui. / Bon 14 juillet, Cher P. de Massot. Bien votre: ES [Satie's characteristic calligraphic monogram]" [14 July, 1924 / What a beautiful day! We laugh, we dance, we sing. Yes. Happy 14 July, dear P. de Massot. Yours truly: ES."] Read More...

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164. Schipa, Tito. (1888–1965).
Signed Costume Photograph

An attractrive original Piccagliani photograph of the great Italian tenor, the "outstanding 'tenore di grazia' of his generation." (Grove) A superb image of Schipa, shown in costume in a La Scala production of Cimarosa's "Il Matrimonio Segreto," boldly signed in black ink "Tito Schipa 1956." In very fine condition. 10.5 x 15 cm.

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165. Schmidt, Josef. (1904-1942).
Signed Photograph

A rare vintage signed silver postcard photograph, a very unusual and humorous image of the Romanian tenor, outfitted as a chef for the 1932 "Jubilaums-Reichs-Gastwirts-Messe" in Berlin. Boldly signed and in very fine condition. 9 x 14 cm. Due to his small figure, he was known affectionately as the "pocket Caruso." Autographs of Schmidt are rare, following his tragically early death at the age of 38. Read More...

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166. Schnabel, Artur. (1882-1951).
Signed Photograph

Original Ilse Bing glossy photograph of the Austrian/American pianist whose Schubert and Beethoven recordings are beyond compare. Signed, inscribed and dated 1946. A few creases (one moderately strong across the top inch of the image), overall in very good condition. Good signed photographs of Schnabel are elusive.

His teacher, Theodor Leschetizky, once told him: “You will never be a pianist. You are a musician.”


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167. Schnabel, Artur. (1882-1951).
Typed Letter

Typed letter, signed "Artur Schnabel." 1 page, on his personal letterhead. Dated 16-6-37 and addressed to Dr. Sluzewski. In fine condition. 20.9 x 27 cm. In German, translated in full: Read More...

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168. Scholz, Janos. (1903 - 1989).
Signed Photograph to the Moening Luthier Shop

A superb original photograph, boldly signed by the great cellist of the Roth String Quartet. Inscribed, "To all the Moennigs, with much appreciation, and sincere friendship, Janos Scholz, Philadelphia, 1944." 7 x 8.5 inches (17.8 x 21.6 cm). Matted and simply framed, just as it hung on the Moening shop wall. Read More...

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170. Schumann, Robert. (1810–1856).
Carnaval. Scènes mignonnes composées pour le Pianoforte sur quatre notes... Oeuv. 9.

Leipsic: Breitkopf & Härtel; Paris, M. Schlesinger. [1837]. First edition. Engraved folio (13.25 x 10 inches). 31 pp. [PN] 5813. Publishers stamp on title. Half calf with green cloth boards, gilt ruled with spine titled in gilt, with the stamp of the Birdsall bindery. With the humorous faces engraved into each of the letters of the title page. Read More...

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171. Schumann, Robert. (1810–1856).
Manfred. Dramatisches Gedicht in drei Abtheilungen von Lord Byron.... Op.115.

Leipsic: Breitkopf & Härtel; Paris, M. Schlesinger. [1853]. First edition. Engraved folio. 1 ff.,12 pp. of libretto, 53 pp. of engraved music. [PN] 8600. Modern full cloth, with the title and initials of previous owner (A. K.) stamped in gilt. Scattered light foxing, title-page browned, otherwise in very nice state. Read More...

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172. Schumann, Robert. (1810–1856) & Liszt, Franz. (1811–1886).
Musikalische Haus- und Lebens-Regeln … [from cover title:] Mit gegenüberstehender französischer Uebersetzung von Franz Liszt.

Leipzig & New-York: Eigenthum der Verleger J. Schuberth & Co.. [1859]. First edition. Small 8vo (139 x 108 mm), pp. 35, [1]; with facing French title Conseils aux jeunes musiciens, traduits par Francois Liszt, adding "Paris, chez G. Flaxland" to the imprint; light marginal pencil marks, some spotting; a very good copy in the original yellow printed wrappers, Schuberth's small stamp below imprint, lined with stiff blue paper, all edges gilt, contemporary ink ownership inscription of Carl Nossberger to first page (a blank), stamp of Ferdinand Nossberger (1817 -1891) to title and front cover. Read More...

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Original program from the Philharmonic Society Sixth Concert, Monday June 23, 1856. Paradis and the Peri A Cantata For Solo Voices, Chorus, and Orchestra by Dr. Robert Schumann. The Poetry from Moore’s “Lalla-Rookh,” Translated and adapted to the music by William Bartholomew. First time of performance in England. 8pp., 4to. Title page dust marked, some light foxing, but a very good copy. Read More...

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174. Schwarzkopf, Elizabeth. (1915-2006).
1947 Concert Broadside

Original concert program broadside from a recital of the great German soprano, who sang works of Bach and Mozart. Folds, small edge tears, overall fine.

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175. Schwarzkopf, Elizabeth. (1915-2006).
Signed Color Photograph in "Capriccio."

Superb signed color Fayer photograph of the beautiful German soprano as the Countess in Strauss's final opera. 5 x 7 inches. Boldly inscribed and signed in silver ink.

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176. [Shaker Music].
The North Family ORIGINAL SHAKER MUSIC

New York: Wm. A. Pond & Co.. 1893. 8vo. 5.5 x 8 inches. 271 pages. Bound in maroon cloth with lettering and borders in black. Edges dyed red with light brown endpapers decorated with floral designs. Published by the members of the North Family of Mount Lebanon, NY, a comprehensive collection of Shaker hymns composed over the course of the 19th century, and a companion to the so-called "first volume" published in 1884.  Ex-library reference copy not in circulation with minimal markings, light external age/wear, with a slightly sunned spine, solidly bound with clean pages.

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177. Sibelius, Jean. (1865-1957) .
Original Photograph

Original photograph of the great Finnish composer seated in a relaxed pose. 11.5 x 16 cm and in fine condition.

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178. Sibelius, Jean. (1865-1957) .
Signed Photograph

Doubleweight sepia matte photograph of the influential Finnish composer. An intense original bust portrait by Helander, ca. 1903s, boldly signed and inscribed in pencil. 7 x 9.5 inches. Corners slightly creased, not affecting signed area and otherwise fine.

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179. Sibelius, Jean. (1865-1957) .
Valse triste aus der Musik zu Arvid Järnefelt's Drama "Kuolema." Op. 44

Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel. 1904. First edition of the piano solo version. Für Pianoforte zu 2 Händen. Title; 2 - 7 pp. [PN] 2224. In original green printed wrappers, early ownership signatures on wrapper, scattered small tears to edges, overall very good.

Originally part of the incidental music Sibelius composed for his brother-in-law, Arvid Järnefelt's 1903 play "Kuolema" (Death), it is far better known as a separate concert work and remains one of Sibelius's signature pieces.


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180. Sibelius, Jean. (1865-1957) [Haendel, Ida.].
88th Birthday LSO Program

Original handbill from a celebratory performance honoring the composer on his 88th Birthday. London Symphony Orchestra under the baton of Anthony Collins and with violinist, Ida Haendel performing the Sibelius Violin Concerto. An attractive flyer, with an inset portrait of the composer.

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