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877. [Schumann, Robert. (1810 - 1856)].
Memorial Program used in the 1947 film "Song of Love," starring Katharine Hepburn.

A prop program from "Song of Love" Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1947. An oversized, light blue program with black text on the cover reading "Royal Opera / House / Dresden / Robert Schumann / Memorial Concert / Farewell / Appearance / Clara Schumann / at the Pianoforte / October 15th, 1890" while the three interior pages give additional information about the concert; the back cover displays a image of the "Schumanns" in profile, as portrayed by Katharine Hepburn and Paul Heinreid. This...Read More.

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8916. Schumann, Robert. (1810-1856) .
Original 1854 "Das Paradies" Concert Program

Donnerstag, den 6. April 1854. Concert zum Besten der hiesigen Armen im Saale des Gewandhauses zu Leipzig. Das Paradies und die Peri ... componirt von Robert Schumann. 1 p. 4to. Fine.

An interesting lifetime performance of the composer's "Das Paradies," given at the Gewandhaus Leipzig for the benefit of the local poor. The performers included Brockhaus, Dreyschock, Hofmann, Schneider, Behr and Langer.



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7541. Schumann, Robert. (1810 - 1856).
Symphony No. 1, op. 38 in B-flat major, FACSIMILE

New York: Robert Owen Lehman Foundation. 1967. 24 x 31 cm, xxvi, 196 pp. Halftone of the complete autograph score in the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.. Including 16 pages of sketches, and sketches for a choral work “Herr, Herr hast Du mich ganz verlassen (vergessen?)” and corrections. Cloth, in fine condition throughout.

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11178. Schumann, Robert. (1810 - 1856).
Dichterliebe; Liedercyklus aus dem Buche der Lieder von H. Heine, fu?r eine Singstimme mit Begleitung des Pianoforte. Op. 48. [Heft I & II]

Leipzig: C.F. Peters. [August, 1844]. First Edition, First Printing. Upright folio. Title; 2 - 19 pp. Title; 2 - 23 pp. Engraved. [PN] 2867 [I, II]. Without price, as found in the copy at the Robert-Schumann-Haus, Zwickau. Hofmann p. 110; McCorkle p. 208-209. Rare. We have traced only one copy of this historic first edition at auction in the past 30 years. Scattered foxing, mostly the title pages; disbound with remnants along the left edge, else fine.

Schumann completed 130 songs in his annus mirabills 1840 – a considerable vocal output for a...Read More.


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9813. Schumann, Robert. (1810 - 1856).
Bilder Aus Osten. 6 Impromptus für das Pianoforte zu vier Händen. Op. 66. Complet.

Leipzig: Kistner. [1849]. First Edition. Folio. Title page lithographed, music engraved. [PN] 1665-1667. 31 pp. (double paginated as 1-17, 4-17). Beautiful decorative frame on title. With the preface of the composer on p. 3. Modern cloth-backed boards, outer leaves repaired. Hofmann p. 146-147. McCorkle p. 286. Scarce.

"In that he intended [Bilder Aus Osten] as a Christmas gift for Clara, and considering its scoring for the most convivial of keyboard media (piano four-hands), it can be said to have sprung no less...Read More.


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5028. Schumann, Robert. (1810 - 1856).
Das Paradies und Die Peri. dichtung aus Lalla Rookh von Th. Moore fur Solostimmen, Chor und Orchester. Op. 50 [Partitur]

Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel. [1845]. First edition. Engraved. [PN] 6262. As issued, text on four lithograph pages bound in, music on pages 3 - 248. Nicely bound in modern boards with half linen and the original green printed front wrapper affixed to front board. Scattered light foxing, overall very fine. Hofmann p. 114; McCorkle, p. 224.

The cantata for soloists, chorus, and orchestra was completed in 1843, and first published in full score here as Op. 50 in 1845. The text is a German translation (by Schumann and his friend Emil...Read More.


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5789. Schumann, Robert. (1810 - 1856).
Manfred. Dramatisches Gedicht in drei Abtheilungen von Lord Byron.... Op.115.

Leipsic: Breitkopf & Härtel; Paris, M. Schlesinger. [1853]. First edition. Engraved folio. 1 ff.,12 pp. of libretto, 53 pp. of engraved music. [PN] 8600. Modern full cloth, with the title and initials of previous owner (A. K.) stamped in gilt. Scattered light foxing, title-page browned, otherwise in very nice state.

Hoboken Vol.15, No.202; Hofmann p.251; CPM has only later editions of the piano-vocal score.

"Manfred" was composed in 1848-9 to a translation from Byron by K. A. Suckow and abridged by Schumann. It was first published in piano-vocal score:...Read More.


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11371. Schumann, Robert. (1810 - 1856).
Frauenliebe und Leben von Adalbert von Chamisso. Acht Lieder für eine Singstimme mit Begleitung des Pianoforte. [...] Op. 42.

Leipzig: F. Whistling. [1855]. First Edition. Upright folio, engraved (title lithographed). [PN] 300, 23 pp. Title with elaborate border, in fine condition throughout. Hofmann, p. 98f.; McCorkle, p. 187f. First edition, with the double-pagination for the individual issues.

The cycle of poems Frauenliebe und leben (A Woman's Love and Life) by French-born German poet Adelbert von Chamisso describes the course of a woman's love for her man, from her point of view, from first meeting through marriage to his death, and after....Read More.


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10742. Schumann, Robert. (1810 - 1856) & Schumann, Clara. (1819-1896).
Original CDV Photograph, Leipzig Ca. 1860

CDV photograph (after the original daguerreotype of circa 1850) of Clara and Robert Schumann, circa 1860. Clara seated at an upright piano, her husband standing beside, looking down at her as he rests his hand on his chin, bearing the photographer's imprint of Eulenstein, Leipzig, Germany, approx. 4 x 2.5 in. A touch of mild soiling, and very subtle "roughness" to emulsion (more easily felt than seen), otherwise in fine condition.

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