Fall 2018 Catalogue


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81. [Jazz & Song] The Weavers.
1956 Press Photograph

Original 1956 photograph of the American folk music quartet who sang traditional folk songs from around the world, as well as blues, gospel music, children's songs, labor songs, and American ballads, and sold millions of records at the height of their popularity. Scratches and chips to the image, much less visible in person than in scan; overall in good condition. 26 x 20.4 cm.

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82. [Instrumentalists] Ashkenazy, Vladimir. (b. 1937).
Signed Program from his Carnegie Hall Debut

Signed program from the young pianist's Carnegie Hall debut on October 24, 1958. Ashkenazy has signed (in Cyrillic) over the first page of the program listing, which included Brahms' Variations and Fugue on a Theme by Handel, as well as works by Chopin, Liszt, Rachmaninoff and Prokofiev.  In very fine condition, together with two newspaper clippings about the recital, a photocopied sheet of further press clippings, and a promotional flyer. The New York Times judged: "Mr. Ashkenazy is a young poet of the piano. He is no thunderer. He does not seek to overpower with speed or brilliance... And whatever music he undertakes he performs with individuality." Program 19 pp., 7.25 x 9.25 inches (18.5 x 24.8 cm).

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83. [Instrumentalists] [Bach, Johann Sebastian. (1685–1750)] Joachim, Joseph. (1831–1907).
Prelude to Partita No. 3 - Autograph Musical Quotation

Autograph musical quotation from the great Hungarian violinist and Brahms collaborator, who has penned the first two measures of the prelude to Bach's Partita no. 3 in E major. He signs below and dates March 19, 1906. Toning and tape remnants to corners; overall very good. 5 x 4.25 inches (13 x 11 cm.) Read More...

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84. [Instrumentalists] Brodsky, Adolph. (1851–1929).
Rare Signed Postcard Photograph

Signed postcard photograph of the important Russian violinist, the dedicatee of Tchaikovsky's Violin Concerto in D and the founder of the Brodsky Quartet. He is shown in a profile portrait and has signed boldly at the foot. Signed photographs of Brodsky are very rare. In very fine condition. 3.5 x 5.5 inches (8.5 x 13.6 cm).

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85. [Instrumentalists] Casals, Pablo. (1876–1973).
Bach Cello Suite no. 3 - Autograph Musical Quotation

Autograph musical quotation from the important Catalan cellist and composer, who has penned the first measure of Bach's Cello Suite no. 3 in C major, signed below and dated 1929. On a small album leaf with some light toning; overall in fine condition. 5.25 x 4 inches (13.5 x 10.3 cm).

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86. [Instrumentalists] Ciampi, Marcel. (1891–1980).
Signed Photograph

Signed photograph of the French pianist, who held the longest tenure in the history of the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique de Paris. He is shown at the keyboard and has signed and inscribed over the image to Madame ten Have, a relative of the violinist and composer Willem ten Have, dating May 1920. Photograph lightly wrinkled, mounted to a toned card. Overall very good. 5 x 6.5 inches (12.1 x 17 cm), mounted to 7 x 8 inches (17.5 x 22.8 cm).

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87. [Instrumentalists] Cliburn, Van. (1934–2013) & Kondrashin, Kirill P. (1914–1981).
Signed Carnegie Hall Program

Signed program from the celebrated pianist, who performed with Kirill P. Kondrashin and the Symphony of the Air on May 19, 1958 at Carnegie Hall, just one month after winning the first International Tchaikovsky Piano Competition in Moscow. Both Cliburn and Kondrashin have signed on the first page of the program listing, which included Prokofiev's Classical Symphony, Tchaikovsky's Piano Concerto no. 1, and Rachmaninoff's Piano Concerto no. 3. In very fine condition, together with two newspaper clippings reviewing the concert, stating: "...those who have backed him in this country and the Russians were right. He is a major talent." Program 19 pp., 7.25 x 9.25 inches (18.5 x 24.8 cm).

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88. [Instrumentalists] Cortot, Alfred. (1877–1962).
Signed Photograph with Additional Signature

Signed halftone photograph of the great French pianist, clipped from a program, together with a further clipped signature. Folding crease across the image, some toning; overall very good. Photograph 3.75 x 4 inches (9.5 x 10.5 cm); clipped signature 3.25 x 1.5 inches (8.5 x 3.5 cm).

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

Original cabinet photograph of the Scotch-born German pianist and composer who was one of Liszt's last pupils. He is shown in a handsome seated portrait with his arms folded, photographed by J. C. Schaarwächter of Berlin. One very slight edge dent; overall very fine. 4.25 x 6.5 inches (10.9 x 16.8 cm).

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90. [Instrumentalists] Davies, Fanny. (1861–1934) [Schumann, Robert. (1810–1856)] .
Romance no. 2 - Autograph Musical Quotation

Autograph musical quotation from the great English pianist, a student of Clara Schumann who was particularly admired in Beethoven, Schumann, and Brahms, but was also one of the first to perform Debussy and Scriabin in London. She has penned the first two measures of Robert Schumann's Romance no. 2 (from 3 Romanzen, op. 28) and signed and inscribed at the foot, dating June 24, 1890. On a small album leaf with some slight corner losses; mounting remnants to verso; overall very good. 4.5 x 3.5 inches (11.5 x 8.9 cm).

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91. [Instrumentalists] Fournier, Pierre. (1906–1986).
Signed Photograph with Bach Autograph Musical Quotation

Signed photograph of the great cellist, who has inscribed boldly across the image in blue marker, and added an autograph musical quotation from Bach's Cello Suite no. 2 (Sarabande) at the upper right in the same ink as the included envelope addressed to a fan. In very fine condition. 5.75 x 4.5 inches (14 x 11 cm.) Read More...

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92. [Instrumentalists] Galamian, Ivan. (1903–1981).
Principles of Violin Playing and Teaching - SIGNED

Englewood Cliffs, N. J.: Prentice-Hall, Inc.. 1962. Signed book from the important violinist and pedagogue, teacher of Itzhak Perlman, Pinchas Zukerman, Michael Rabin and many other successful violinists. He has inscribed on the front free endpaper to violin collector James Sutherland, dating New York, 1963. 4to. 116 pp. Illustrations and musical examples throughout. Shelf wear and foxing to dust jacket; overall very good.

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93. [Instrumentalists] Galamian, Ivan. (1903–1981).
Typed Letter Signed

Typed letter signed from the important violinist and pedagogue, teacher of Itzhak Perlman, Pinchas Zukerman, Michael Rabin and many other successful violinists. 8vo. May 29, 1963. Galamian writes to violin collector James K. Sutherland: "Thank you for your nice letter... I hope to meet you personally in the near future. If you are in the northeast this summer, perhaps you will find time to visit our Meadowmount School." Together with the original transmissal envelope and a magazine clipping describing a lesson with Galamian (headlined "Cry Now, Play Later.") In very fine condition. 

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Original program from a concert of the spectacular Soviet pianist, signed on the cover by Gilels and additionally signed on the internal page by the Soviet politician and diplomat Vyacheslav Molotov. The concert, on October 16, 1960, was presented by the Gesellschaft der Musikfreunde in Vienna and included works by Bach, Schubert, Debussy and Prokofiev. In very fine condition, an unusual association. 6 x 8.25 inches (15 x 21 cm). Read More...

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95. [Instrumentalists] Gould, Glenn. (1932–1982).
Signed Carnegie Hall Program

Signed program from the legendary pianist, who performed on February 13, 1959 at Carnegie Hall. He has signed on the first page of the program listing (with a surprising typo at the head of the page!), which included pieces from William Byrd's My Ladye Nevells Booke, Bach's Partita no. 6, Schoenberg's Six Piano Pieces op. 19, Beethoven's Sonata op. 110, and Berg's Sonata op. 1. In very fine condition, together with a flyer for the concert and a press clipping of a review by Harold C. Schonberg of the recital, describing Gould as a "Colorful Canadian" and noting: "Mr. Gould is a tremendous platform personality. He easily out-Pachmanns the late Vladimir de. But one walked away from Carnegie Hall with the uneasy notion that all that glistens is not Gould." Program 23 pp., 7.25 x 9.25 inches (18.5 x 24.8 cm).

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96. [Instrumentalists] [Harmonica] [Hohner Harmonicas].
Oversized Replica Marine Band Harmonica

A striking oversized replica harmonica, constructed ca. 1950's from cardboard and vacuform plastic as an advertising display piece for Hohner, manufacturers of harmonicas and accordions. Just as on the real item, the top of the harmonica is detailed with numbers, the company's logo, and the text, "Marine Band M. Hohner." Some areas of wear, scuffs and dents to the plastic areas, but overall in fine condition. 6.5 x 24 x 5 inches. Read More...

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97. [Instrumentalists] [Harmonica] Minevitch, Borrah. (1902–1955).
Original Photograph

Large original photograph of the notable harmonica player, actor, and leader of the group The Harmonica Rascals in the 1930's–1940's. Photographed by White of N.Y., with photographer's stamp to verso. Some surface cracks and one small loss at the lower left; overall very good. 11 x 14 inches (27.9 x 35.8 cm).

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98. [Instrumentalists] [Harmonica] Adler, Larry. (1914–2001).
Signed Photograph

Signed photograph from the American musician, one of the world's most skilled harmonica players. He is shown in a glossy portrait with his instrument and has signed and inscribed at the right. A note on the verso dates the signature to May 3, 1952, from a performance at Town Hall, New York City. In very fine condition. 7 x 8.25 inches (17.7 x 20.8 cm). Read More...

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99. [Instrumentalists] [Heifetz, Jascha. (1901–1987)] Wright Jr., Frank Lloyd. (1890–1978) .
Original 1961 Architectural Plans for a House for the Heifetz Family

A home fit for...the king of violinists! Archive of original 1961 plans, specifications, working drawings, proposals and bid documents from the American architect Lloyd Wright, for the construction of a Malibu Beach House for Mr & Mrs Jascha Heifetz. The archive includes two large sheets of plans; 3 sets of detailed specifications and agreements, construction cost estimates, and a transmittal letter signed by Wright, all dated from 1960 and 1961. The house was never actually built, due to changing zoning requirements and the Heifetz' divorce; nevertheless, this is a remarkable and detailed archive showing the architect's work. Read More...

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100. [Instrumentalists] Horowitz, Vladimir. (1903-1989).
Original 1986 Photograph

Charming original photograph of the beloved and legendary pianist in later life, photographed by Henry John Corra for Deutsche Grammophon. Dated on the verso: 1986.  Slight smudge to the lower margin; otherwise in very fine condition. 17.7 x 23.7 cm.

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