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Instrumentalist Autographs

(Listed in PROGRAMS - MUSIC - UNSIGNED - STRINGS)

(Item #: S2328-Bx24-5)
Program for a concert in Berlin, Nov 21st, 1932 with Adolf Busch performing as soloist with the Berlin Philharmonic conducted under Bruno Walter, 1931-1932. Full program, size is 6 x 9 inches, in excellent condition.

PRICE: $40.00 USD

(Listed in PROGRAMS - MUSIC - UNSIGNED - STRINGS)

(Item #: S1959-R1-8)
Program for a concert by this cellist with the Concertgebouw Orchestra, conducted by Eduard van Beinum, Amsterdam, October 26th, 1933. Size is 6.25 x 9.5 inches, in very good condition.

PRICE: $65.00 USD

(Listed in AUTOGRAPHS - COMPOSERS)

(Item #: GA6938-GX226D)

German composer, violinist, and conductor (1784–1859). Autograph letter to a friend, written in Cassel, Germany, August 9th, 1844, about personal and business matters. One sheet, written on both sides, size is 8.4 x 10.5 inches, in excellent condition.

ALSO INCLUDED are a 4-page note handwritten poem, a declaration of love sent to him by an unknown person regarding his niece, harpist and composer Rosalie Spohr (1829-1918), after a dinner in her uncle´s honor in 1850, when she was 21, and a photo postcard of the composer.

Both handwritten items are sold with a transliteration, the Spohr handwritten letter also comes with a translation into English. See scans.

PRICE: $1,250.00 USD

(Listed in POSTERS)

(Item #: M4890-OS10)

Poster signed by the American conductor and composer (1918-1990), and librettist Sam Wadsworth, for the world premiere of Bernstein´s 1-act opera "A Quiet Place". This performance took place in Houston, Texas, June 17th, 1983, together with another opera by Bernstein, "Trouble in Tahiti". After this widely criticized and quite unsuccessful premiere of "A Quiet Place", Bernstein and Wadsworth revised the opera cutting some scenes, incorporating "Trouble in Tahiti" in a new, second act of a 3-act version of this opera.

Size is 18.5 x 25.5 inches, some overall yellowish tone that is not present on borders (since this was kept framed), otherwise in very good condition.

PRICE: $650.00 USD

(Listed in AUTOGRAPHS - COMPOSERS)

(Item #: GA7187-GX240F)

French composer and organist (1908-1992), - and also ornithologist - one of the most influential music creators of the 20th century. Signed photo, shown taking notes in a forest, size is 6.5 x 8.4 inches, stamped on verso in German "only for private purposes", in excellent condition.

PRICE: $675.00 USD

(Listed in AUTOGRAPHS - COMPOSERS)

(Item #: GA7192-GX240F)
French composer, conductor and organist (1863-1937), his output includes several operas, choral and symphonic music, and chamber music. Signed photo postcard, shown at work with a score, size is 5.25 x 3.5 inches, in very good condition.

PRICE: $200.00 USD

(Listed in AUTOGRAPHS - COMPOSERS)

(Item #: GA7194-GX240F)

Hungarian-Romanian composer (1923-2006), one of the most innovative and influential of the 2nd half of the 20th century. Signed photo, size is 7 x 9.4 inches, in excellent condition.

PRICE: $125.00 USD

(Listed in AUTOGRAPHS - COMPOSERS)

(Item #: GA6751-GX235B)

French composer and teacher (1892-1974), one of the most prolific and influential modernist composers of the 20th century.

Signed photo postcard, size is 3.5 x 5.5 inches, fold at the bottom not affecting the signature, otherwise in excellent condition.

PRICE: $295.00 USD

(Listed in AUTOGRAPHS - COMPOSERS)

(Item #: M4509-OS8)

Hungarian composer of operettas (1882-1953), well known for his fusion of Viennese waltz music and Hungarian csardas. Of Jewish origin, and rejecting the offer by the nazi regime to become a "honorary Aryan", Kalman moved to the United States, returning to Europe in 1949.

Large signed photo of him, inscribed and handwritten with a long sentiment, dated in Stockholm in 1918. Size is 11.4 x 15 inches! autograph is in very bold ink, but the image has partially faded, minor cracks on borders and some small stains, but in good overall condition.

PRICE: $465.00 USD

(Listed in AUTOGRAPHS - COMPOSERS)

(Item #: GA6931-GX226D)
Czech-American composer and conductor (1921-2016), also teacher, Husa created a large number of orchestral, chamber music, keyboard and vocal pieces, and 3 ballets. Signed photo, inscribed and dated by him in 1992, with a short music quote from his "Music for Prague 1968" - a piece he created in memory of the 1968 Soviet bloc invasion of Czechoslovakia - one of his most celebrated compositions.

PRICE: $185.00 USD

(Listed in AUTOGRAPHS - COMPOSERS)

(Item #: GA6942)
Polish composer and conductor (1913-1994), one of the most important European musicians in the last decades of the 20th century. Signed half-tone photo, with an autograph music quote below, size is 5.5 x 8.25 inches, in excellent condition.

PRICE: $275.00 USD

(Listed in AUTOGRAPHS - COMPOSERS)

(Item #: GA6956-GX226D)
Estonian composer (b.1935) of classical and religious music - his music is in part inspired by Gregorian chant. Signed photo, shown playing the piano, size is 7 x 5 inches, in excellent condition.

PRICE: $75.00 USD

(Listed in AUTOGRAPHS - SINGERS (Q - T))

(Item #: GA6960-GX226D)

Bohemian soprano (1834-1902), associated with several significant premieres of Verdi operas, including the famous premiere of Aida at La Scala, 1872. Autograph text quote from the aria "O, Patria mia" from Aida, signed by her, dated in Milan in May 1890. This is on one side of this amazing autograph album page.

On verso: Autograph music quote by Antonio Carlos Gomes, a very important Brazilian opera composer (1836-1896) and creator of several operas. Gomes was the only non-European composer who succeeded in Italy during the golden years of opera.

Autograph music quote from his opera Lo Schiavo ("The Slave"), dated by him in Milan in May, 1890 - just months after the world premiere of September 1889 in Rio de Janeiro. Brazil had just finished to abolish slavery (1888) and declared itself a republic without the ruling monarchy (1889), this opera about slavery and freedom was a big success in Brazil, and this La Scala performance is probably its European premiere.

Size is 6.25 x 4.1 inches, in excellent condition - a rare, quite unique piece.

PRICE: $985.00 USD

(Listed in AUTOGRAPHS - COMPOSERS)

(Item #: GA6964-GX226D)

Belgian composer (1822–1890) who was also organist, pianist and teacher. Franck created music in a variety of genres, cataloged in almost 100 opus numbers. 

Short autograph note signed, in French, sold untranslated, matted with a photo postcard of the composer. Note is 3.75 x 5 inches (size of the opening), photo postcard is 3.5 x 5.2 inches (size of the opening), total mat size is 11.75 x 8.25 inches, in excellent condition.

PRICE: $750.00 USD

(Listed in AUTOGRAPHS - COMPOSERS)

(Item #: GA6959-GX226D)

English composer (1857-1934), famous for his orchestral music which is performed world wide, including 2 symphonies, cello and violin concertos, and symphonic pieces.

Signed photo postcard, 3.25 x 5.25 inches, some silvering, otherwise in excellent condition.

PRICE: $925.00 USD

(Listed in MARIA CALLAS: PROGRAMS AND POSTERS)

(Item #: M4866-Y4-A)
Rare program for a recital in San Francisco, November 26th, 1958, with the Symphony Orchestra under Nicola Rescigno at the Civic Auditorium. Callas sings several opera arias, complete program with all 8 pages and covers, 7 x 10 inches, in excellent condition.

PRICE: $140.00 USD

(Listed in AUTOGRAPHS - PIANISTS)

(Item #: M4865-Y4-A)
Welsh pianist, composer and satirist (1909-1963), was blind from birth, his career included not only the classical genre but also jazz and popular music. Signed photo, dated in 1940, size is 9.4 x 7.5 inches, inscribed, in excellent condition.

PRICE: $85.00 USD

(Listed in RECENTLY ADDED)

(Item #: M4863-Y4-A)
English composer (1802-1890) and music writer, creator of musical farces, opera, songs, a symphony, chamber music. Signed cabinet photo by Martyn, Cheltenham, dated by him in 1887. Size is 4.25 x 6.5 inches, in excellent condition.

PRICE: $125.00 USD

(Listed in AUTOGRAPHS - CONDUCTORS)

(Item #: M4864-Y4-A)
German conductor and composer (1849-1914), was the chief conductor in Lubec in the 1880s. Beautiful signed cabinet photo, dated in Lubeck in 1905, inscribed. Size is 4.25 x 6.5 inches, in excellent condition.

PRICE: $125.00 USD

(Listed in AUTOGRAPHS - PIANISTS)

(Item #: M4869-Y4-A)
English concert pianist (1916-2005), signed photo postcard, inscribed, no date. Size is 3.5 x 5.5 inches, in excellent condition.

PRICE: $145.00 USD

(Listed in AUTOGRAPHS - PIANISTS)

(Item #: M4852-Y4-A)

Venezuelan pianist, singer, composer and conductor (1853-1917), (her last name is also seen as Carreno in English) - a prodigy child who performed at age 10 for president Abraham Lincoln at the White House, Carreño toured extensively around the world.

Autograph music quote signed by her, a Prelude from an unknown piece, dated in Boston in 1889. Size is 5.75 x 7.25 inches, in excellent condition. Also included are a small half-tone photo from a magazine, and a short article clip about her.

PRICE: $540.00 USD

(Listed in AUTOGRAPHS - COMPOSERS)

(Item #: M4836-Y4-A)
Austrian composer (born in Bohemia, now part of the Czech Republic) (1860-1911), and a leading conductor, today one his music is one of the most recorded and performed. Signed photo postcard, 3.4 x 5.3 inches, in excellent condition.

PRICE: $13,500.00 USD

(Listed in AUTOGRAPHS - STRINGS)

(Item #: M4867-Y4-A)
Canadian violinist and teacher (1906-1985), toured extensively when young, later dedicated to teaching and retired early due to illness. Milhaud composed a violin concerto that he premiered in 1948. Le Blanc had the chance to perform for president Roosevelt at the White house in 1941. Signed photo, shown with his violin, inscribed and dated in Quebec, 1941. Size is 8 x 10 inches, in excellent condition.

PRICE: $125.00 USD

(Listed in AUTOGRAPHS - COMPOSERS)

(Item #: M4857-Y4-A)
Czech composer (1890-1959), autograph music quote with 3 bars identified as Allegro from an unidentified piece, on a short note signed by him and dated in August 1943. Martinu writes this short note to Mr. Kovier, saying he is out of town and will send a photo after he is back in NY. Size;1 page, size is 5.75 x 9 inches, minor folds, in excellent condition.

PRICE: $975.00 USD

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