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241. Segovia, Andres. (1893-1987).
Original Signed Portrait.
Attractive postcard portrait of the great guitarist, boldly signed signed and inscribed. 3.5 x 5.2 inches and in fine condition. $500.00
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242. Smith, Kate. (1907 - 1986).
Signed Photograph.
5 x 7 inch photograph, boldly signed by the popular singer, "Sincerely, Kate Smith." Best known for her rendition of Irving Berlin's "God Bless America," Smith had a radio, TV and recording career spanning five decades, reaching its most-remembered zenith in the 1940s. Sold.

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243. Smith, Kate. (1907 - 1986) & Berlin, Irving. (1888-1989).
Original Photograph.
Original 8 x 10 inch 1943 photograph of Smith and Berlin, taken around the time of her celebrated rendition Berlin's "God Bless America" in "This is the Army." $100.00
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244. Solomon. (1902-1988).
Signed Photograph.
Remarkable stylized multi-layered composite postcard photograph of the very fine English pianist Solomon, originally “Solomon Cutner.” Boldly signed "Solomon" in blue ink and in fine condition. 9 x 14 cm. $350.00
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245. Sondheim, Stephen. (b. 1930).
Anyone Can Whistle.
New York: Music Theatre International, 1964. First edition. Original printed typescript from the first production of "Anyone Can Whistle - A Musical Fable, " based on the book by Arthur Laurents, with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim. Produced, bound and issued for the original opening on Broadway on April 4, 1964 at the Majestic Theatre, where it closed after 9 performances and 12 previews.

Orange card wrappers. Title page; Musical Numbers; Cast of Characters; [1]1 - 52; [2] 1- 31; [3]1 - 36 pp. Pages and wrapper Near Fine, bound with two gold brads.

The story concerns a corrupt mayoress, an idealistic nurse, a man who may be a doctor, and various officials, patients and townspeople, all fighting to save a bankrupt town. This musical was Angela Lansbury's first stage musical role. $350.00
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246. Sondheim, Stephen. (b. 1930).
Sweeney Todd - SIGNED Souvenir Program.
Illustrated 1980 souvenir program, signed by Sondheim and by Dorothy Loudon, George Hearn and Cris Groenendaal who took over the roles of Mrs. Lovett, Sweeney Todd and Anthony later in the opening run. Very fine. Sold.

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247. Springsteen, Bruce. (b. 1949).
"Born in the U.S.A." Signed Album.
Iconic record album, boldly signed in black felt tip ink on the cover. Record included, in very fine condition. Born In the U. S. A. spawned a record-tying seven Top 10 hit singles in the United States, and is by far the best-selling album of Springsteen's career with over 15 million copies sold in the U.S. alone. Sold.

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248. Starker, Janos. (b. 1924).
Original Photograph.
Visually striking original 8 x 10 photograph of the cellist as seen from the unusual perspective of under his bow arm as he performs. In fine condition. Sold.

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249. Starker, Janos. (b. 1924).
Signed 1957 Concert Program.
Surprsingly scarce signed program from the great cellist who, with violinist John Weicher (CSO concertmaster), performed the Brahms Double Concerto with the Chicago Symphony under Fritz Reiner on March 12, 1957. 4 pp, removed from a larger program. Light horizontal folds, else fine. Sold.

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250. Stern, Isaac. (1920-2001) & Istomin, Eugene. (1925 - 2003) & Rose, Leonard. (1918-1984).
Original Photograph.
Vintage 1968 press photograph of the celebrated Istomin-Stern-Rose trio. Margins trimmed to 9.5 x 7.25 inches, else fine. $100.00
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251. Stern, Isaac. (1920-2001) [SCHICKEL, Richard and WALSH, Michael]
Carnegie Hall: The First One Hundred Years - INSCRIBED TO JACK GOTTLIEB.
New York: Abrams, 1987. First edition. Sumptuously produced hardcover book (in jacket) with 614 illustrations, including 26 color plates. Signed and inscribed by Isaac Stern to Jack Gottlieb, with an additional similar inscription from James D Wolfensohn, Carnegie Hall's chairman of the board from 1980 to 1990. Stern writes, on the first free endpage: "You are one of the very few in on EVERYTHING since we began in 1960 - So many good memories to share as well as my gratitude for always being there to hel and care - Affectionately, Isaac Stern; October 6-1988)." Together with two Carnegie programs: Isaac Stern at 80; The Opening Night Gala, 2000.

Jack Gottlieb (1930 - 2011) was an important composer, teacher and long time associate of Leonard Bernstein. Although he is primarily remembered as Leonard Bernsteins right hand man he was an important teacher and composer in his own right, particularly of music for the synagogue. Bernstein described Gottlieb as "one of the most important talents on the American musical scene. Sold.

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252. [Stradivari, Antonio. (1644 - 1737)] Fetis, Francois-Joseph. (1784-1871).
Antoine Stradivari Luthier Celebre Connu Sous Le Nom De Stradivarius Precede De Recherches Historiques et Critiques Sur L'origine et Les Transformations Des Instruments a Archet et Suivi D'analyses Theoriques Sur L'archet et Sur Francois Tourte...
Paris: Vuillaume, 1856. First edition. [i], [xi], Table des Matieres, 128 pp. Includes woodcut illustrations and a facsimile letter from Stradivari. Bound in red marbled boards, red leather spine somewhat rubbed, contemporary ownership signature on half-title ("J. Soeff violiniste 70 rue Truffaut Paris"), else fine.

This volume traces the history and development of bowed instruments with a focus on Stradivari. It also includes an analysis of the bows of François Tourte and a chapter on the Guarneri family. Sold.

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253. Strauss, Richard. (1864-1949).
Pair of Autograph Musical Quotation from "Josephslegende "
A set of two different boldly penned 6-measure autograph musical quotations from the composer's 1914 "Josephslegende"("The Legend of Joseph"), Op. 63. Each signed in full on ruled paper, both mounted at edges to another sheet, both with a single vertical crease, otherwise fine. Together with a vintage postcard photograph of the composer.

Josephs Legende, Opus 63, is an “opera without words” or “ballet-drama” with libretto by Hugo von Hofmannsthal (1874-1929). This ballet was premiered at Paris’ Opéra to great acclaim in May 14, 1914 less than three months before the outset of War World One. Sold.

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254. Strauss, Richard. (1864-1949).
Salome - SIGNED PRESENTATION SCORE.
Berlin: Adolph Fürstner. Nouvelle Edition. French piano-vocal score of the seminal opera, boldly signed and inscribed by the composer in blue ink opposite the first page of music "A Monsieur le Ministre / André Marie / hommage de Richard Strauss / Vichy 8.9.35." 203 pp. [PN] 5534. Marbled boards, quarter red leather. Paper toned throughout, head of spine chipped, else fine. A rare signed copy of this great opera.

The dedicatee of the score was André Marie (1897 - 1974), a French radical politician who served as Prime Minister during the Fourth Republic in 1948. In 1933, he entered the government as Under-Secretary of State to Albert Sarraut, responsible for Alsace-Lorraine. He served in several Under-Secretarial posts, and represented France at the League of Nations. As World War II escalated, André Marie, a reserve captain, was one of several parliamentarians who enlisted voluntarily. An artillery captain, he was decorated with a second croix de guerre, taken prisoner, and imprisoned at the Oflag at Saarburg. He was therefore absent for the vote of 10 July 1940, which empowered Marshal Pétain and instituted the regime of Vichy France. $2500.00
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255. [Strauss, Richard. (1864-1949)] Schmutzer, Ferdinand. (1870 - 1928).
Large Signed Portrait Etching.
Striking lifetime portrait of the composer executed by the Austrian artist c. 1923, signed "F. Schmutzer" in pencil at the lower right within the image. From an edition of 50 impressions. Etching with soft ground on paper, plate size 20 3/8 x 16 3/8 in. (51.8 x 41.5 cm). Framed. In fine condition, with unobtrusive toning and slight water staining along the lower edge.

Four years before Schmutzer made his famous portrait of the Vienna Philharmonic, he made the present portrait of the composer and conductor so closely associated with this ensemble. In the same year as the first Salzburg Festival, Strauss sat for the artist who concentrated his portrait exculisively on the head of Strauss (by contrast to his other celbrated portraits of Hugo Wolf, Joseph Joachim etc.) Sold.

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256. Stravinsky, Igor. (1882-1971) .
Autograph Musical Quotation - "Rite of Spring."
Superb AMQS, the famous tune from the Rite of Spring, this iteration found at rehearsal 12 , the squiggle preceding the b, evidently at attempt to pen the grace notes. Boldly penned on a card measuring 13 x 8.5 cm. Inscribed and dated June, 1943. Fine, mounted to a slighly larger sheet.

In 1943, Stravinsky was revising parts of the Rite, which had originally been premiered in Paris by Diaghilev's Ballets Russes on May 29, 1913. Sold.

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257. Stravinsky, Igor. (1882-1971).
Firebird Suite (Suite de L'Oiseau de Feu)- SIGNED.
New York: Edwin F. Kalmus, 1949. "Re-Orchestrated by the Composer in 1919". 30 cm. 65, [12] pp. Full score of Stravinsky's first score to have won and held an enduring place in the repertory, boldly signed in fountain pen ink at the head of the first page of music. Covers creased and upper quarter of spine wrapper perished, a few small tears to page edges within, otherwise fine.

The Firebird was commissioned from the 27 year old composer by Diaghilev and on June 25, 1910, “with the celebrated ballerina Tamara Karsavina and the Ballet Russes, the most important ballet since Tchaikovsky had its premiere in Paris. As Diaghilev had predicted, Stravinsky became famous overnight...Stravinsky learned well from Rimsky-Korsakov and equaled his master in orchestral opulence. The score is an enchantment, and its individual numbers - from the Infernal Dance to the Berceuse - exude the fragrance of Russianism in the grand tradition, with added dissonant spice. Stravinsky's first important work remains a favorite.” (David Dubal) The original production featured scenery and costumes designed by Alexander Golovine and Leon Bakst; the original cast was Tamara Karsavina, Michel Fokine, Enrico Cecchetti, and Vera Fokina. Sold.

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258. Stravinsky, Igor. (1882-1971) & Monteux, Pierre. (1875-1964).
Vintage Photograph of "Rite of Spring" 50th Anniversary Performance.
Vintage 8 x 10 inch 1963 press photograph of Stravinksy and Monteux "shown at the Royal Albert Hall in London last night after the 50th anniversary performance of Stravinsky's 'The Rite of Spring." Fine. Sold.

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259. [Stravinsky, Igor. (1882-1971)] Newman, Arnold. (1918 - 2006).
Igor Stravinsky, New York City, 1946.
Gelatin silver print, probably printed in the 1950s. Signed, titled and dated in pencil (in the margin). 6 x 11 inches (16.5 x 30.2 cm), 11 x 14 inches (the full sheet). Some foxing and a small tear at lower right corner well away from image, moderate creasing in a few areas, well restored, most remaining faults matted out of visibility. Archivally matted and framed under UV protective plexiglass. Sold.

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260. Stravinsky, Vera. (1888 - 1982).
1958 Sketchbook containing Original Paintings, Pastels and Drawings.
Remarkable sketchbook containing 15 fully realized watercolor paintings, pastels and sketches by the pianist, actress and dancer who was the wife of composer, Igor Stravinsky. The album itself and all artworks in very fine condition, signed in ink "Vera Stravinsky" on the cover, adding the date 1958 and "Hamburg, Baden Baden, for rugs." Including landscapes ("Hamburg Oct,""En route home"), abstract works and designs in pencil and pastels for a rug. 27 x 21 cm.

An accomplished pianist and silent film actress, Vera also played the Queen in Diaghilev's 1921 revival of "The Sleeping Beauty" in London and in the mid-1920's, designed and made costumes for some of Diaghilev's other productions. She was also an interesting artist, who exhibited extensively and produced a remarkable series of gouache watercolors, following her husband's death in 1971. Sold.
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