Copland, Aaron. (1900–1990)
"El Salon Mexico" - Autograph Musical Quotation
AMQS of seven measures from the instantly recognizable "El Salon Mexico," signed and inscribed in 1976 to the former principal violist of the L.A. Philharmonic, Jan Hlinka. Mounted to rigid backing, else fine. 9.5 x 5 inches.
El Salón México is a symphonic composition in one movement, a musical depiction of an eponymous dance hall in Mexico City. Copland began the work in 1932 and completed it in 1936. The Mexico Symphony Orchestra gave the first performance under the direction of Carlos Chávez (1937).