Fall 2018 Catalogue


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101. [Instrumentalists] Jonás, Alberto. (1868–1943).
Autograph Musical Quotation

Uncommon autograph musical quotation on a small album leaf from the Spanish virtuoso pianist, composer, and piano pedagogue, who has penned a short theme with the words "L'Ambassadeur de France" and noted in Spanish: "With admiration and apologies to dear Manén." On the verso of the leaf, another hand has inscribed: "In remembrance of a charming acquaintance—"Teddy Jonás" and his mother Elsa von Grave / Berlin, May 1906." Toning; overall fine. 7.25 x 4.5 inches (18.3 x 11.3 cm).

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102. [Instrumentalists] Kocián, Jaroslav. (1883–1950).
Signed Postcard Photograph

Signed postcard photograph of the Czech violinist, composer and teacher, who is shown playing and has signed at the upper right, dating September 28, 1913, adding an inscription at the foot in Czech. From the collection of Harry Idle, a fellow student of Ottakar Sevcik. Corner creases and edge wear; somewhat poor contrast to the inscription (best seen at an angle), but signature fine and overall very good. 5.5 x 3.5 inches (13.9 x 9 cm).

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103. [Instrumentalists] Kuerti, Anton. (b. 1938).
Original 1968 Photograph

Original press photograph of the young Austrian Canadian pianist, composer, and conductor, stamped on the verso with the date April 18, 1968. One diagonal pencil mark; otherwise in very fine condition. 20.6 x 25.6 cm. Read More...

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104. [Instrumentalists] Laredo, Jaime. (b. 1941) & Laredo (née Meckler), Ruth. (1927 - 2005).
1960 Photograph of the Engaged Couple

5 x 8 inch 1960 press photograph of the newly engaged couple of musicians. Irregularly trimmed along left edge, else fine. An early image of the celebrated violinist and pianist.

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105. [Instrumentalists] Laredo, Jamie. (b. 1941).
Early Signed Photograph

An early signed photograph of the noted violinist and conductor, who is shown as a young man and has signed and inscribed at the upper right, dating June 1970. Very fine. 4 x 5 inches (9.8 x 12.8 cm).

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106. [Instrumentalists] Luboshutz, Pierre. (1891–1971) & Nemenoff, Genia. (1905–1989).
Signed Photograph

Signed photograph of the celebrated husband-and-wife piano duo, shown in a promotional photograph by Bruno of Hollywood. Signed by both at the head and dated January 1946. Black-and-white photograph printed on card, with some edge wear and chips, but overall fine. 8 x 10 inches (20.2 x 25.2 cm).

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Signed cabinet photograph of the notable 19th-century violinist. She is shown in a vignette photograph by Elliott & Fry and has signed "Wilma Hallé / (Norman-Neruda)" at the upper right. Some very slight edge wear and toning; otherwise very fine overall. 4.25 x 6.5 inches (10.8 x 16.7 cm). Read More...

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108. [Instrumentalists] Neveu, Ginette. (1919–1949).
Signed Photograph

A very rare signed photograph of the brilliant French violinist, a prodigy who died tragically young. She is shown in a portrait photograph, playing her instrument, and has signed and inscribed at the lower right, dating July 1942. Some wear to the edges and rather poor contrast to the inscription; overall very good. 8 x 7 inches (20.5 x 17.8 cm). Only the second signed actual photograph of Neveu we have handled! Read More...

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109. [Instrumentalists] Oistrakh, David. (1908–1974) .
Signed Carnegie Hall Program from his American Debut

Signed program from the important Soviet violinist's American debut, on November 20, 1955 at Carnegie Hall. He has signed over the first page of the program listing, which included Beethoven's Sonata op. 12, no.1, Prokofiev's Sonata no. 1, and works by Tartini, Ysaÿe, and Khachaturian. In very fine condition. Program 19 pp, 7.5 x 10.25 inches (19 x 26 cm).

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110. [Instrumentalists] Pachmann, Vladimir de. (1848-1933).
Signed Postcard Photograph

Signed postcard photograph of the legendary Russian-German pianist especially known for his performances of Chopin, who is shown in a studio portrait and has signed at the foot. Some light silvering, with the text "Post Card" showing through at the left edge; overall fine. 3.5 x 5.5 inches (9 x 13.5 cm).

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Concert program from a March 26, 1955 recital of violist William Primrose and pianist Rudolf Firkusny at Hunter College of New York, signed over the program listing by both performers. The concert included sonatas by C. P. E. Bach, Hindemith, Milhaud, and Brahms. 3 pp., with letter from the president of Hunter College on the cover and another concert program on the facing page; together with a small newspaper clipping about the concert and two promotional flyers about Primrose and Firkusny. Patch of heavy toning to the signature page, with slight paperclip mark; overall very good. 7 x 10 inches (17.7 x 25.3 cm).

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112. [Instrumentalists] Rabin, Michael. (1936–1972).
Signed Program

Signed single-sheet program from the American virtuoso violinist who died tragically young. He performed as part of the Artists' Recitals series in New York on April 19, 1958, in a program which included Beethoven, Franck, Kreisler, Paganini, Saint-Saens, and Ravel. He has signed over the program listing on the verso of the sheet. In fine condition. 9.5 x 6.75 inches (24.1 x 17.2 cm).

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113. [Instrumentalists] Remenyi, Edouard. (1828–1898) .
Large Signed Portrait

Oversized signed portrait of the great Hungarian violinist, court violinist of Queen Victoria and the early sonata partner of Johannes Brahms, whom he is credited with "discovering" in a Vienna cafe. Remenyi is shown in a three-quarter-length portrait engraving by Hungarian artist Miklós Barabás, standing with his hat in his hand. His signature is reproduced below. At the foot of the sheet, he has boldly signed and inscribed in Hungarian, dating November 26, 1864. Printed by Reiffenstein and Rösch, Vienna. Light overall toning and a few wrinkles; signature and inscription somewhat faded but legible; overall fine. 14.5 x 19 inches (36.5 x 48.5 cm). Read More...

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114. [Instrumentalists] Remenyi, Edouard. (1828–1898).
Original Cabinet Photograph

Original cabinet photograph of the great Hungarian violinist, court violinist of Queen Victoria and the early sonata partner of Johannes Brahms, whom he is credited with "discovering" in a Vienna cafe. Remenyi is shown leaning on an ornate mantelpiece, holding his instrument and bow. Card stamped at the foot by photographer H. Rocher of Chicago. Some light toning and pencil notes on the verso; overall very fine. 4.25 x 6.5 inches (10.6 x 16.3 cm), tipped to a window mount (could easily be removed.)

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115. [Instrumentalists] Richter, Sviatoslav. (1915–1997).
Signed Photograph in Concert Program

Original concert program from the great Russian pianist, signed below his portrait photograph on the title page. He is shown at the keyboard in a dramatically silhouetted image, and has signed over a decorative staff and treble clef. The program, dated April 2, 1963, comes from a performance of Bach, Beethoven and Schubert in Bern, Switzerland on April 2, 1963. Mounting remnant to the last page; overall fine. 9 x 8 inches (22.6 x 20 cm).

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116. [Instrumentalists] Rosenthal, Moriz. (1862–1946).
Signed Postcard Photograph

Signed postcard photograph of the important Polish pianist, who is shown in a portrait by Gerschel of Paris and has signed at the right edge. Light silvering to the edges; overall fine. 3.25 x 5.25 inches (8.5 x 13.7 cm).

Moriz Rosenthal studied with Liszt for 9 years and was one of the most important pianists of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. A regular sonata partner of Fritz Kreisler, he toured frequently and left many recordings.


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117. [Instrumentalists] Sarasate, Pablo de. (1844–1908).
"The violin is like the cicada..." - Autograph Musical Quotation with Inscription

An amusing signed statement with a short autograph musical quotation from the great violin virtuoso. He has penned (translated from the French): "For the album / The violin is like the cicada because to make it sing, you must rub its belly." He adds a short musical quotation of two measures, and signs at the foot. Small tear to the right edge, folding crease; overall very good. 5.25 x 8.25 inches (13 x 20 cm).

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118. [Instrumentalists] Stern, Isaac. (1920–2001) & Rose, Leonard. (1918–1984).
Signed Carnegie Hall Program

Signed program from the celebrated violinist and cellist, who performed with the New York Philharmonic and Leonard Bernstein at Carnegie Hall on December 3–6, 1959. Stern and Rose have both signed over the second page of the program listing, which included Bach's Brandenburg Concerto no. 5, Berg's Violin Concerto, and Brahms' Double Concerto. In very fine condition, together with a separate booklet of program notes and a newspaper clipping about the concert. Program 23 pp., 7.25 x 9.25 inches (18.5 x 24.8 cm).

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119. [Instrumentalists] [Stradivari, Antonio. (1644–1737)].
Two Books about Stradivari

Helen Tinyanova, trans. Charles Angoff: Stradivari the violin-maker. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1938. 99 pp. 12mo. Red cloth boards. Fictionalized account of the famous violin-maker's life, illustrated with plates by Harrie Wood. Translated from the Russian. Ownership stamps and signatures throughout; otherwise overall fine. Read More...

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120. [Instrumentalists] Szeryng, Henryk. (1918–1988).
Signed Photograph

Signed postcard photograph of the Polish-Mexican violinist, who is shown in a close-up action shot and has signed at the right, dating September 1974. On the verso, a typed label refers to his television appearance in March 1972, and the card is stamped September 14, 1974. Fine. 5 x 3.5 inches (12.4 x 8.8 cm).

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