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20990. Joachim, Joseph. (1831-1907).
Two Postcard Photographs

Pair of postcard photographs of the important violinist, shown playing his instrument in one of the images and reading in the other.  Signature facsimile printed to each.  Silvering to margins of one, overall in fine condition.  5.25 x 3.25 inches (13.3 x 8.2 cm.).

14389. Joachim, Joseph. (1831-1907).
1877 Engraved Portrait in "The Graphic"

Cover page from the influential illustrated weekly "The Graphic," featuring a large engraved portrait of the important violinist and Brahms collaborator. Dated March 10, 1877. The image is captioned: "Herr Joseph Joachim, the new Doctor of Music, Cambridge University." Engraved by Roberts. The verso includes texts on the "Topics of the Week." Slightly irregularly trimmed but overall in fine condition. 11.25 x 16 inches (28.5 x 40.3 cm).

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21650. Joachim, Joseph. (1831-1907).
Signed CDV Photograph

Original bust portrait CDV photograph by Alexander Eichenwald of Moscow, inscribed and signed in pencil to the lower mount by the legendary violinist "Zum freundlichen Gedanken an Joseph Joachim".  2.5 x 4  inches (6.5 x 10.5 cm). Scattered speckling to the albumen, else fine.  Read More...


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9883. Joachim, Joseph. (1831-1907) .
Autograph Letter about Bow Technique

An interesting autograph letter from the great Hungarian violinist, dedicatee of the Brahms, Dvorak and Bruch Concertos and many other works. 1 page, in English, dated Berlin, May 14th [no year]. In full: "Dear Sir, I don't think I ever touch the hair of the bow with my thumb; it perhaps depends on the length of the thumb if people do or not. If in your case it causes a 'certain stiffness in the hand', then don't by any means. Ease of bowing is the thing to attain." In fine condition. 4.75 x 7.5 in (13 x 20 cm).  Read More...

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7137. [Joachim, Joseph. (1831-1907)].
Memorial Concert Program

1907 Memorial concert program honoring the great Hungarian violinist, dedicatee of the Brahms Concerto and many other works. The performers included Max Burkhardt, Fritz Becker, Severin Eisenberger, R.F. Mannreich and Ossip Schnirlin, with works by Verdi, Schubert, Brahms, and Joachim. Single sheet, rather toned with a horizontal folding crease and two small corner tears; overall very good. 5.75 x 9 inches (14.7 x 22.8 cm). Read More...

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Program, unsigned
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13686. Joachim, Joseph. (1831-1907).
Signed Carte De Visite Photograph

An early original signed H. Hering of London CDV portrait of the great Hungarian violinist, dedicatee of the Brahms Concerto and many other works. Joachim is shown as a young man, seated with his violin on the table next to him, a framed portrait of Stradivari on the wall over his shoulder. 3 x 4.5 inches. Upper edge slightly trimmed, else fine. An ideal example.

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13669. Joachim, Joseph. (1831-1907).
Autograph Letter mentioning Frau Schumann

Autograph letter from the great Hungarian violinist, dedicatee of the Brahms Concerto and many other works, addressed to a "Herr Geheimrath" (privy councilor), probably the Frankfurt banker Ladenburg, and dated January 6 [1879?]. Translated from the German: "The time of my Frankfurt concert draws near, and your old friend and guest gets in touch again. Can he take up his quarters, or do you have another, dearer visitor? I was very pleased about the news of your son's engagement, and congratulate him heartily. Frau Schumann wants to discuss possible plans for me with you, quartets at your house, etc." 1 p. of a bifolium with one crease and a small tape reinforcement inside; overall in fine condition. 4.5 x 7 inches (11.5 x 17.9 cm). Read More...

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13589. Joachim, Joseph. (1831-1907) .
Original Woodburytype Photograph

Original woodburytype photograph of the great Hungarian violinist, dedicatee of the Brahms Concerto and many other works. Circa 1885, Downey - London.  Image measures 3.75 x 5.5 inches. Mounted to board 7.5 x 9.5 inches. The photo is in quite good condition, the board has some visible chips and one corner taped repair.

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22824. Joachim, Joseph. (1831–1907).
Signed Jumbo Cabinet Photograph

Original jumbo cabinet photograph of the important violinist and Brahms collaborator, signed and inscribed on the lower blank mount and inscribed "Berlin, 26th Mai 1900." Photographed by Atelier Victoria of Berlin, with the photographer's impressed stamp lower right. 7.25 x 12.75 inches (18.5 x 32.5 cm). Crisp edges and corners, one area of light foxing, overall very fine. A most impressive example. 

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17468. [Joachim, Joseph. (1831–1907)] Sargent, John Singer. (1856–1925) .
Joseph Joachim - SIGNED LITHOGRAPH PORTRAIT

Remarkable original lithograph portrait of the great Hungarian violinist and Brahms collaborator, by the most successful portrait artist of his era. Printed on Chine-collé, signed in pencil by the artist on the lower right mount, bearing also the printed signature of the subject "Joseph Joachim / London, May 16th 1904." 15 1/4 x 13 1/4. Stains and chipping to the edges, mostly not affecting the portrait and slightly touching the edge of the signature.  Nicely matted and framed to an overall size of 16 x 19.5 inches. Read More...

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22889. Bruch, Max. (1838–1920) [Joachim, Joseph. (1831–1907)].
Autograph Letter Signed to Joseph Joachim

ALS of the German composer and conductor to the Hungarian violinist in Berlin.  Dated Friedenau [now Berlin], February 25, 1897.  In German.  1 p. (postcard).  In full, translated: "Dear Joachim, a young, highly talented Belgian violinist, Mlle. Sylva from Brussels, whom I heard play on the Rhine in the summer, has sent me an inquiry that I cannot answer without having consulted you first.  If it is convenient for you, I will visit you on Saturday morning around 9:45.  If you have to leave before that hour, please send me a word.  Cordially yours, M. Bruch."  Read More...

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18210. [Joachim, Joseph. (1831–1907)] Schmutzer, Ferdinand. (1870–1928).
"Das Joachim-Quartett" - Large Original Etching

Enormous original 1904 etching depicting the renowned Joachim Quartet (Joseph Joachim, Robert Hausmann, Emanuel Wirth and Carl Halir) rehearsing a Beethoven quartet. Etching and drypoint. Signed in the plate and by hand by the engraver, Ferdinand Schmutzer. Described as "perhaps the largest plate ever etched." (Thieme-B. XXX, 184: "Wohl die größte Platte, die je radiert wurde.") Weixlgärtner VIII, 77. Image size 33.5 x 48.5 inches (85.5 x 123 cm). Framed. With significant creases and a few cracks to the heavy inking, though less visible under glass, some light scratches, foxing and toning. Read More...

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Art & Design
Highly unusual carved violin scroll with head of Joseph Joachim, 7 5/8 inches tall, signed "K. Reindahl" on the back and in fine condition. Read More...

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Ephemera
Classical Music
Uncommon original albumen copy print of the great violinist by the important British portrait photographer, mounted to paperboard, 1868 (Cox and Ford 696). Irregularly trimmed, 3.25 x 2.75 inches (8.3 x 7 cm.), mounted to an overall size of 10.75 x 13.6 inches (27.3 x 34.5 cm.).  Provenance: Buhl Collection; Jane Corkin Gallery, Toronto, 1996.  Read More...

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6547. [Beethoven, Ludwig van. (1770–1827)] Joachim, Joseph. (1831–1907).
Large Signed Portrait featuring the Beethoven Violin Concerto

Impressive original large engraving depicting Joachim seated in a three quarter length pose. Published by Casper of Berlin, 1899, and bearing an engraved musical quotation of the Beethoven Violin Concerto in the lower border. Signed by Joachim in pencil with his name alone to the lower border. 14.5 x 20 inches, mounted to 20 x 26 inches overall. Fine. Read More...

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19742. Joachim, Joseph. (1831–1907) & Davies, Fanny. (1861–1934).
"Kreutzer Sonata" - Autograph Musical Quotation Signed

Autograph musical quotation signed from the important Hungarian violinist and composer, who has penned his name above the first two measures of Beethoven's Sonata No. 9, Op. 47 "Kreutzer," adding "Sheffield / Feb'y 23d / 1899" beneath.  Fanny Davies, the British pianist with whom Joachim regularly performed, has also signed and dated.  Scattered light foxing, else in fine condition.  6 x 7.75 inches (15.2 x 19.7 cm.). Read More...

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AMQS
Classical Music
A remarkable album of over 90 original concert programs, clippings, tickets and flyers chronicling musical performances in 1890's Brighton, London, and Germany, with a predominance of important pianists and violinists represented, as well as opera and theatre programs, and a ticket to the Wagner Nights. Highlights of the performers represented include Emil Sauer, Ignace Paderewski, Pablo de Sarasate, Joseph Joachim, Nellie Melba, Adelina Patti, Emma Albani, and Henry Irving. Many of the programs with notes from the collector; the album is signed by the collector, Sybil Mary Curtis, on the front pastedown, and dated January 3, 1896. Heavy wear to the binding, with spine and boards largely detached; toning. Most programs laid down to the pages, with some loosely laid in. Most programs in fine condition and overall very good. 8.5 x 11 inches (22.2 x 28 cm). Read More...

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Program, unsigned
Classical Music
Opera
Theater
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