Winter 2013 Catalogue


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Neatly penned AMQS from the influential Italian composer. Three measures from an unidentified work, signed, inscribed and dated May 11, 1986 on his printed "Il Colombino" letterhead. 21 x 15 cm, central mailing crease, a few modest wrinkles, otherwise fine. Scarce.

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2. [20th Century Composer Musical Quotations] Boulez, Pierre. (b. 1925).
"Notations IV" - Autograph Musical Quotation

Scarce AMQS from important French composer and conductor, one of the major innovators and forces in 20th century music. 5 x 8 inch sheet, signed P. Boulez and inscribed with 2 measures from the fourth of his twelve 1945 miniatures for piano, this being among those from the series which he later orchestrated. Fine.

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3. Copland, Aaron. (1900-1990).
"El Salon Mexico" - Autograph Musical Quotation

AMQS of seven measures from the instantly recognizable "El Salon Mexico," signed and inscribed in 1976 to the former principal violist of the L.A. Philharmonic, Jan Hlinka. Mounted to rigid backing, else fine. 9.5 x 5 inches. Read More...

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4. [20th Century Composer Musical Quotations] Dallapiccola, Luigi. (1904-1975).
"Goethe Lieder"- Autograph Musical Quotation

Detailed AMQS from the great Italian composer and pianist, who has written out 9 full measures including text in blue ink on red ink staves, signing and identifying the quotation as from his "Goethe Lieder." On a card measuring 13 x 8 cm and in very fine condition. Read More...

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5. [20th Century Composer Musical Quotations] Dutilleux, Henri. (b. 1916).
"Métaboles" - Autograph Musical Quotation

Lengthy detailed AMQS identified by the composer as "From ‚Métaboles‘ (1965) for orchestre (commissioned by the Cleveland Orchestra and dedicated to George Szell)," signed and inscribed in Paris, 1979. 29.5 x 18.5 cm. Very fine. Read More...

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Lengthy and amusing AMQS from important American composer, pianist and conductor. 11 x 14 inch manuscript sheet inscribed with 3 detailed lines of music which stretch the limits of tonal and dynamic range, marked variously "espressivo" and "doloroso," signed and inscribed to the former principal violist of the L.A. Philharmonic, Jan Hlinka: "with love + admiration / Lukas (Foss) / August 9th 1975." Mounted to rigid backing, light toning from former matting, else fine.

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An unusual AMQS from the celebrated Polish composer whose music was known only to a small number of connoiseurs, until a 1992 recording of his 15-year-old Third Symphony sold over a million copies. The present quotation marked "Deciso," three measures from one of his string quartets, signed in full. 8 x 5 inches, corners rounded, central fold, overall in fine condition.

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8. [20th Century Composer Musical Quotations] Grainger, Percy. (1882-1961).
"Country Gardens" - Autograph Musical Quotation

Two-measure AMQS in pencil from the well-regarded Australian-born pianist, conductor, and composer best known for his folk settings and colorfully experimental works. A quotation from his his arrangement of the English folk tune "Country Gardens," inscribed "yours cordially / Percy Grainger" on an envelope 22.5 x 10 cm. Small creases lower left, else fine.

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9. [20th Century Composer Musical Quotations] Harbison, John. (b. 1938).
"The Flight Into Egypt" - Autograph Musical Quotation

Boldly penned AMQS from the contemporary American composer who has written out three detailed measures from his 1985 "The Flight Into Egypt." On manuscript paper, 8.5 x 11 inches, and in fine condition.

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Attractive AMQS in red ink from the American composer particularly noted for incorporating elements of the music of non-Western cultures into his work. 5 x 8 inch sheet, signed additionally by pianist Ursula Oppens, conductor Dennis Russell Davies, and on the reverse by actor George C. Scott.

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Detailed AMQS from an unidentified work by the great Hungarian composer. 4 x 6 inches and in very fine condition.

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AMQS dated 27-6-87 from the influential German composer associated with musique concrète instrumentale. From an unidentified work, signed and dated on the verso of a postcard with a printed snippet of music on the recto. Fine. Read More...

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13. [20th Century Composer Musical Quotations] Mennin, Peter. (1923 - 1983).
"Symphony No. 5" - Autograph Musical Quotation

Full-page lengthy AMQS from the Fifth Symphony of of the American composer and teacher, longtime head of the Juilliard School, composer of nine symphonies, several concertos, and numerous works for wind band, chorus, and other ensembles. His students included Jacob Druckman, Richard Danielpour, Karl Korte, Charles L. Bestor, Jack Behrens, and Claire Polin. Read More...

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AMQS from the French composer of Romanian birth who was a founding member of the "Ecole de Paris" and husband of the important pianist Monique Haas. Four measures from his op. 93 "Periples" for small orchestra," boldly signed and dated 1968. On paper mounted to card, 8 x 13 cm. Fine.

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15. [20th Century Composer Musical Quotations] Pärt, Arvo. (b. 1935).
"Te Deum" - Autograph Musical Quotation

A scarce AMQS from the celebrated Estonian composer whose mostly minimalist music takes inspiration from Gregorian chant and is of the decidedly 'mystical' variety. The present quotation from his "Te Deum," signed, inscribed and dated 1996 on a 6 x 4 inch card. Overall in fine condition.

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16. Prokofiev, Sergei. (1891-1953).
"Classical Symphony" - Autograph Musical Quotation

Autograph musical quotation signed and dated 1930. 2 bars from the "Gavotte" of the composer's Symphony No. 1 in D major, Op. 25, the "Classical" symphony. 14 x 12 cm. Fine.

One of the most popular and beloved works by the composer, the Symphony was first performed on April 21, 1938 in Petrograd under the baton of the composer himself.


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Uncommon AMQS from the influential and controversial German composer. A single measure of unidentified music, signed and dated 4. IV. 92 on a 5 x7 inch card and in very fine condition.

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18. [20th Century Composer Musical Quotations] Tansman, Alexandre. (1897 - 1986).
"Fantasie for Violin and Piano" - Autograph Musical Quotation

AMQS from the French composer of Polish birth who was also a celebrated concert pianist. Three measures marked "Lento espressivo" from his 1963 "Fantasie for Violin and Piano," boldly signed and dated April, 1965. On paper mounted to card, 8 x 13 cm. Fine.

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19. Tcherepnin, Alexander. (1899-1977).
Autograph Musical Quotation

A scarce five-measure AMQS from the Russian composer, neatly penned in blue ink on a slip of manuscript paper, identified as "Allegretto" for Piano and Cello, signed and dated Avril 1931. 12.5 x 4.5 cm. Toned, slightly creased along the left edge, otherwise fine. Read More...

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20. [20th Century Composer Musical Quotations] Tcherepnin, Alexander. (1899-1977).
"Violin Sonata" - Autograph Musical Quotation

A scarce four-measure AMQS from the Russian composer's 1921 Violin Sonata, neatly penned in black ink on a slip of manuscript paper, signed and dated "6/I 1964 NYC." 15.5 x 7 cm. Toned, slightly creased along the left edge, otherwise fine. Together with a similar sheet, signed and inscribed with a quotation in Chinese characters and in English in the hand of Ming Tcherepnin, pianist and teacher and wife of the composer, and with a halftone photograph of the two musicians together. Read More...

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