Holiday 2018 Catalogue


Showing items 121 to 140

230 items in this catalogue total,
currently filtered to 230


121. [Instrumentalists] Stavenhagen, Bernhard. (1862-1914).
Original Photograph

Original photograph of the German pianist, composer, and conductor, one of the most celebrated students of Franz Liszt. Photographed by C. Brasch of Berlin and trimmed from a cabinet card into an oval shape. Somewhat unevenly trimmed, but the image itself in fine condition. 3.5 x 5 inches (9 x 13 cm). Read More...

Show all available items in this catalogue matching:
Unsigned Photograph
Classical Music

122. [Instrumentalists] Stoye, Paul..
Signed Photograph

Signed photograph from the German pianist Paul Stoye, a pupil of Siloti, Reinecke and Jadassohn who later taught in Chicago and Iowa. In fine condition. 5.5 x 7.5 inches (13.8 x 19.5 cm), mounted in a window mat to an overall size of 7.5 x 11 inches (19 x 28 cm).

From the collection of pianist Helen Lorraine Wood (1900–1968).


Show all available items in this catalogue matching:
Signed Photograph
Classical Music

123. [Instrumentalists] Suzuki, Shinichi. (1898–1998).
1984 Press Photograph

Original press photograph of the important violinist and pedagogue, shown holding his instrument and apparently demonstrating his bow hold to an audience of young violinists. Stamped on the verso: August 8, 1984. In very fine condition. 9.25 x 6 inches (23.6 x 15 cm).

Show all available items in this catalogue matching:
Unsigned Photograph
Classical Music

124. [Instrumentalists] D'Albert, Eugen. (1862–1932).
Cabinet Photograph

Cabinet photograph of the Scottish-born German pianist and composer, shown leaning on an upright piano. Photographed by J. C. Schaarwächter of Berlin. Areas of heavy toning to two corners and one chip to the upper edge; overall in very good condition. 4.25 x 6.5 inches (10.9 x 16.7 cm).

Show all available items in this catalogue matching:
Unsigned Photograph
Classical Music

125. [Instrumentalists] Tertis, Lionel. (1876–1975) [Telmányi, Emil. (1892-1988)] [Cleeve, Montagu. (1894–1993)].
Typed Letter Signed about Emil Telmányi

Typed letter signed from the highly important English violist to British army officer and violinist Montagu Cleeve, who studied with Emil Telmanyi and revived the viola d'amore in the twentieth century. May 8, 1973. Declining an invitation from Cleeve, Tertis writes that "I distinctly remember the name of Telmanyi and have probably met him. If [the Telmanyis] and you would care to come here, we should be pleased to see you..." 1 p. In fine condition. 5.5 x 7 inches (13.6 x 17.8 cm). Read More...

Show all available items in this catalogue matching:
TLS
Classical Music

126. [Instrumentalists] [Trombone] Blanco, Roberto. (b. 1937).
At the Trombone Factory - Original Press Photograph

Striking and amusing original photograph of the German Schlager singer, actor and entertainer, trying out a trombone at a musical instrument factory near Frankfurt. With original press caption printed on the verso. In very fine condition. 22 x 8 cm.

Show all available items in this catalogue matching:
Unsigned Photograph
Song

127. [Instrumentalists] [Violin].
"Should A Gentleman Offer a Tiparillo to a Violinist?" - 1960's Magazine Ad

Risqué late-1960's magazine ad for Tiparillo cigars, showing a scantily-clad violinist with the text: "Should a gentleman offer a Tiparillo to a violinist? After a tough evening with the Beethoven crowd, she loves to relax and listen to her folk-rock records. Preferably, on your stereo. She's open-minded. So maybe tonight you offer her a Tiparillo [...] After all, if she likes the offer, she might start to play. No strings attached." Clipped from a magazine; in very fine condition. 7.25 x 10 inches (18.5 x 25.6 cm). Read More...

Show all available items in this catalogue matching:
Ephemera
Classical Music
Culture, Ethnicity & Gender

128. [Instrumentalists] [Violin] Trentsensky, Joseph. (1793-1839).
"Zigeuner" - Original Lithograph of Gypsies with Violin

Original lithograph, ca. 1830, of two gypsies in traditional dress, the man playing a violin. Engraved by J. Trentsensky of Vienna as no. 22 in a series of images of couples in the traditional dress of various regions and eras. Some light foxing at the edges but overall in fine condition and a striking image. 8.75 x 14 inches (22.3 x 36 cm).

Show all available items in this catalogue matching:
Art
Classical Music
Culture, Ethnicity & Gender

129. [Instrumentalists] [Virginal] Van Buren, Lotta. (1877–1960).
Signed Photograph with Virginal

Signed photograph of the American pianist, harpsichordist and restorer and collector of period instruments, grandniece of Martin Van Buren. She is shown dressed in period costume and seated at a virginal, and has signed and inscribed at the lower right. The open virginal is inscribed with the morale in Jean de la Fontaine’s fable PHÉBUS ET BORÉE (Livre VI, Fable III) "Plus fait douceur que violence" ("Gentleness succeeds better than violence").  Slightly unevenly trimmed with overall toning; otherwise fine. 8 x 10 inches (19.5 x 25.7 cm).

Show all available items in this catalogue matching:
Signed Photograph
Classical Music

130. [Instrumentalists] Wilhelmj, August. (1895-1908).
CDV Photograph

Carte de visite photograph of the great German violinist and pedagogue, shown as a young man. Light toning and corner wear; overall fine. 2.5 x 3.75 inches (6.3 x 9.5 cm).

Show all available items in this catalogue matching:
Unsigned Photograph
Classical Music

131. [Instrumentalists] Ysaye, Eugene. (1858–1931).
Signed Photograph

Original photograph of the important violinist, composer and conductor, signed and inscribed at the head to violinist Marcel Chailley and dated Paris, June 1926. Ysaÿe is shown as a younger man in a brooding pose with his violin under his arm, and has penned (translated from the French): "A friendly souvenir for Marcel Chailley with all my admiration for his professional work." One small triangular tear affecting the inscription and some small edge chips; mounting remnants to the verso; overall in very good condition. 7.75 x 10 inches (19.7 x 25.2 cm). Read More...

Show all available items in this catalogue matching:
Signed Photograph
Classical Music

132. [Conductors] Bernstein, Leonard. (1918–1990).
Signed Photograph on the Podium

Signed original Foto Felicitas of Munich photograph of the important conductor and composer, shown in action on the podium while rehearsing a piano concerto in Munich, ca. 1971-2. Glossy print, stamped on the verso by the photographer and signed at the lower right in black marker "Leonard Bernstein."  7 x 5 inches (17.7 x 13 cm). In fine condition, a most attractive and unusual example. 

Show all available items in this catalogue matching:
Signed Photograph
Classical Music
Small collection of seven boldly signed glossy promotional photographs or photograph postcards of some of today's most influential conductors: Kent Nagano, Marek Janowski, Daniel Barenboim, Semyon Bychkov, Christian Thielemann, Riccardo Chailly, and Mariss Jansons. Ranging in size from 4 x 6 to 5 x 7 inches, all in very fine condition.

Show all available items in this catalogue matching:
Signed Photograph
Classical Music

134. [Conductors] Fricsay, Ferenc. (1914–1963).
Signed Program

Signed program from the Hungarian conductor, who directed the Radio-Symphonie-Orchester Berlin in a program of Bartok with violinist Yehudi Menuhin as part of the Wiener Festwochen 1961. Fricsay has signed over the first page of the program, which included Bartok's Violin Concerto and Concerto for Orchestra. 4 pp., with a striking white-on-black drawing to the cover by Fritz Wotruba. Some very light scratches; overall fine. 5.5 x 8.25 inches (14 x 21 cm).

Show all available items in this catalogue matching:
Signed Document/Item
Classical Music

135. [Conductors] Kubelik, Rafael. (1914–1996).
Signed Program

Signed program from the Czech-born conductor, who directed the Vienna Philharmonic in a program of Mozart and Mahler on November 20, 1960. Kubelik has signed over the program listing. Overall toning; in fine condition. 5.75 x 7.75 inches (14.5 x 19.7 cm).

Show all available items in this catalogue matching:
Signed Document/Item
Classical Music

136. [Conductors] Previn, André. (b. 1929).
Two Early Photographs

Two photographs of the pianist, conductor, and composer as a young man, ca. 1950. Press caption on the verso of each reads: "Music 'Genius'...is the description often given talented Andre Previn, who, despite his youth, is one of America's outstanding music minds. The noted pianist, composer and conductor [...] is conducting the scoring of 'Three Little Words,' Technicolor musical starring Fred Astaire, Red Skelton, Vera-Ellen and Arlene Dahl." In very fine condition. 8 x 10 inches (20.4 x 25.3 cm). Read More...

Show all available items in this catalogue matching:
Unsigned Photograph
Classical Music

137. [Conductors] Stokowski, Leopold. (1882-1977).
"World's Most Famous Hands in Action" - 3 Original 1936 Photographs

Stunning set of three original action photographs of the great conductor, shown during recordings for Paramount's "The Big Broadcast of 1937." Original press captions on the verso of each explain Stokowski's gestures: he calls for "more and richer vibrato tone" in the cellos, "gives a cue to his brilliant brass section," and "eases off the intensity of sound from one section of his famous orchestra, and guides the playing of another..." Dated 1936 below the image. A great set showcasing the conductor's elegant and dramatic gestures.  Read More...

Show all available items in this catalogue matching:
Unsigned Photograph
Classical Music

138. [Conductors] Weingartner, Felix. (1863-1942).
Original Cabinet Photograph as a Young Man

An attractive original cabinet photograph of the great Austrian conductor, composer, and pianist as a very young man. Photographed by Atelier Victoria, Berlin. In very fine condition, with the gold logo of the photography studio and the gold edges of the card fully intact. 4.25 x 6.5 inches (10.8 x 16.6 cm). Read More...

Show all available items in this catalogue matching:
Unsigned Photograph
Classical Music
Paris: Manzi, Joyant & Cie. 1909. Special number of the Parisian cultural magazine, devoted to the Saison Russe of 1909. No. 249, Mai (I) 1909. The decorative cover features a color image of Nijinsky and Anna Pavlova in Le Pavillon d'Armide; featured inside are photographs of Feodor Chaliapin in Rimsky-Korsakov's Ivan the Terrible; Michel Fokine, Vera Fokina, Tamar Karsavina, Vera Karalli, Pavlova and Nijinsky, and other singers, actors, and dancers of the Russian companies; and set designs by Roerich and Golovine. 24 pp. Archival tape repairs to the spine and one corner; some light soiling and toning, with one small tear to the back wrapper; overall in fine condition. 11 x 14 inches (27.5 x 35.3 cm). Read More...

Show all available items in this catalogue matching:
Program, unsigned
Dance

140. [Dance] [Ballets Russes].
Souvenir Serge De Diaghileff's BALLET RUSSE - Original 1916 Tour Program

An important piece of ballet history, an original 1916 souvenir program from the first American tour of the Ballet Russe, with full-color illustrations of costumes by Leon Bakst (and others). 9 x 12 pages. 36 pages, with many full-color illustrations and photographs, including a photograph of Nijinsky in Spectre de la Rose and Bakst's Nijinsky as Faun. Program includes ballet descriptions, an itinerary, and 2 pgs of ads. Pages are of thick ivory uncoated paper, cover is thick mottled brown paper, with embossed gold art and letters. This is a particularly rare copy, in that it features the superb illustration of Nijinsky in Scheherezade by Robert Montenegro on the cover. This is the more uncommon variant of the program, which is more commonly found with a different illustration on the cover. Edge wear to the cover with a small loss to the lower right and some toning, partial separation along the spine; overall very good. 9.25 x 12.25 inches (23.3 x 31.3 cm).

Show all available items in this catalogue matching:
Program, unsigned
Dance