Signed Composer Programs

Original vintage, collectible signed programs with composers conducting their own music, including some world premieres of music.

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Signed Conductor Programs

Unsigned Conductor Programs

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Unsigned Conductor Programs

 

(Item #: S2203B-D4I)
American composer (1911-2000), one of the most prolific 20th-Century composers. Brochure promoting the recording of his works released by Broadcast Music Inc. (BMI) in 1972, signed by him on the front cover with a music quote with 7 bars of music over the left border.  Size is 3.9 x 9 inches, 20 pages including covers, in excellent condition.

$350.00 USD

(Item #: S2203B-D4I)
American composer (1911-2000), one of the most prolific 20th-Century composers. Brochure promoting the recording of his works released by Broadcast Music Inc. (BMI) in 1972, signed by him on the front cover with a music quote with 7 bars of music over the left border.  Size is 3.9 x 9 inches, 20 pages including covers, in excellent condition.

(Item #: S4264-G9-1)
Program for a performance on December 18th, 1995, by the famous Latvian violinist performing works by Kancheli and Tchaikosvky, under the baton of Vladimir Azhkenazy; signed by the violinist, soprano Maacha Deubner, conductor Azhkenazy, and composer Kancheli.  Size is 7.7 x 7.7 inches, full program with all pages and covers, in very good condition.

$60.00 USD

(Item #: S4264-G9-1)
Program for a performance on December 18th, 1995, by the famous Latvian violinist performing works by Kancheli and Tchaikosvky, under the baton of Vladimir Azhkenazy; signed by the violinist, soprano Maacha Deubner, conductor Azhkenazy, and composer Kancheli.  Size is 7.7 x 7.7 inches, full program with all pages and covers, in very good condition.

(Item #: M5319-Y6E)
Soviet-Armenian composer (1903-1978) and conductor, considered one of the leading Soviet composers of his time. Trifold brochure in English about his career and music, signed by him and dated in Moscow in 1961, with a 2-bars music quote from "Sabre Dance". Brochure's open size is 12.2 x 9 inches, each page is 4 inches wide, in very good condition.

$695.00 USD

(Item #: M5319-Y6E)
Soviet-Armenian composer (1903-1978) and conductor, considered one of the leading Soviet composers of his time. Trifold brochure in English about his career and music, signed by him and dated in Moscow in 1961, with a 2-bars music quote from "Sabre Dance". Brochure's open size is 12.2 x 9 inches, each page is 4 inches wide, in very good condition.

(Item #: GA1772-GX008B)
Tetrafold brochure with his half-tone photograph on the front cover signed by him and a short music quote with 2 bars of music from an unknown piece, signed and inscribed by him as well.  Each page's size is 3.8 x 8.1 inches, in excellent condition.

$150.00 USD

(Item #: GA1772-GX008B)
Tetrafold brochure with his half-tone photograph on the front cover signed by him and a short music quote with 2 bars of music from an unknown piece, signed and inscribed by him as well.  Each page's size is 3.8 x 8.1 inches, in excellent condition.

(Item #: GA1770-GX008B)
Program for a performance of The New York Chamber Ensemble on March 10th, 1957, under the baton of Vittorio Rieti and works by Leonid Hambro and Leo Smit.  Program is signed by all three artists (Smit wrote a short music quote).  Size is 8.5 x 11.25 inches, small pinholes, folds, in very good condition.

$90.00 USD

(Item #: GA1770-GX008B)
Program for a performance of The New York Chamber Ensemble on March 10th, 1957, under the baton of Vittorio Rieti and works by Leonid Hambro and Leo Smit.  Program is signed by all three artists (Smit wrote a short music quote).  Size is 8.5 x 11.25 inches, small pinholes, folds, in very good condition.

(Item #: M2501-G1-4)
Full program for the Strasbourg International Festival, June 13th through 24th, 1962, signed by the 2 composers and the 2 conductors! A total of 120 pages plus covers, and 4-fold insert with the schedule, signatures are on the corresponding bio pages with photo.  Size is 6.1 x 9.25 inches, in excellent condition. 

$300.00 USD

(Item #: M2501-G1-4)
Full program for the Strasbourg International Festival, June 13th through 24th, 1962, signed by the 2 composers and the 2 conductors! A total of 120 pages plus covers, and 4-fold insert with the schedule, signatures are on the corresponding bio pages with photo.  Size is 6.1 x 9.25 inches, in excellent condition. 

(Item #: GA0752-GX002B)
Program for a performance of Pantaloon by composer Robert Ward, New York, 1956. Trifold program with each fold 6 x 9 in size. Composer inscribes and signs on first page, in excellent condition.

$25.00 USD

(Item #: GA0752-GX002B)
Program for a performance of Pantaloon by composer Robert Ward, New York, 1956. Trifold program with each fold 6 x 9 in size. Composer inscribes and signs on first page, in excellent condition.

(Item #: M7441-Y4H)
Program for a concert honoring this Spanish composer, performance by the Barcelona String Quartet plus 3 soloists, in Barcelona, 1940, with the composer also performing. A program including only Turina´s music, signed by the composer on the front page. Four pages, 5.4 x 8.5 inches, in very good condition.

$450.00 USD

(Item #: M7441-Y4H)
Program for a concert honoring this Spanish composer, performance by the Barcelona String Quartet plus 3 soloists, in Barcelona, 1940, with the composer also performing. A program including only Turina´s music, signed by the composer on the front page. Four pages, 5.4 x 8.5 inches, in very good condition.

(Item #: H0076-J4A)
Full program for a performance of his triple concerto for violin, viola, cello and orchestra during the British Festival in Pittsburg, USA, 1981, signed by the artist on the cover. Size is 6 x 9 inches, crack on the cover, otherwise in excellent condition.

$50.00 USD

(Item #: H0076-J4A)
Full program for a performance of his triple concerto for violin, viola, cello and orchestra during the British Festival in Pittsburg, USA, 1981, signed by the artist on the cover. Size is 6 x 9 inches, crack on the cover, otherwise in excellent condition.

(Item #: GA0749-GX002B)
Page from a program for a performance of his Symphony No.5 by the National Symphony Orchestra in Washington, 1943, conducted by himself. Size is 6 x 9 inches, program notes are also included, in excellent condition.

$40.00 USD

(Item #: GA0749-GX002B)
Page from a program for a performance of his Symphony No.5 by the National Symphony Orchestra in Washington, 1943, conducted by himself. Size is 6 x 9 inches, program notes are also included, in excellent condition.

(Item #: GA0722-GX002A)
Program for a concert at Harvard University, 1947. 4 pages program signed by three composers and soprano Nan Merriman on program page. Program includes music by them and other American composers. Size is 5.5 x 8 inches, storage holes, otherwise in very good condition.

$70.00 USD

(Item #: GA0722-GX002A)
Program for a concert at Harvard University, 1947. 4 pages program signed by three composers and soprano Nan Merriman on program page. Program includes music by them and other American composers. Size is 5.5 x 8 inches, storage holes, otherwise in very good condition.

(Item #: GA2201-GX015A)
Full program for the musical "Follies" by composer Stephen Sondheim, signed on the program page by him and 11 other signatures of stars from that performance at the Shubert Theater, New York, Feb 25th, 1973.   

$300.00 USD

(Item #: GA2201-GX015A)
Full program for the musical "Follies" by composer Stephen Sondheim, signed on the program page by him and 11 other signatures of stars from that performance at the Shubert Theater, New York, Feb 25th, 1973.   

(Item #: S2152-D4K)
Program for the world premiere of the composer's Symphony #3 at the Symphony Hall, Boston, 1941, conducted by Serge Koussevitzky and signed by the composer on the program page.  Size is 5.75 x 8.6 inches, in excellent condition.   ALSO INCLUDED is a typed note thanking to another composer, using his simplified signature and his letterhead, in excellent condition.

$60.00 USD

(Item #: S2152-D4K)
Program for the world premiere of the composer's Symphony #3 at the Symphony Hall, Boston, 1941, conducted by Serge Koussevitzky and signed by the composer on the program page.  Size is 5.75 x 8.6 inches, in excellent condition.   ALSO INCLUDED is a typed note thanking to another composer, using his simplified signature and his letterhead, in excellent condition.

(Item #: GA0746-GX002B)
Program for a performance in New York, 1964. Four pages program signed by all 5 composers next to their pieces, plus violinist and conductor Max Pollikoff. Size is 5.5 x 8.5 inches, in very good condition.

$50.00 USD

(Item #: GA0746-GX002B)
Program for a performance in New York, 1964. Four pages program signed by all 5 composers next to their pieces, plus violinist and conductor Max Pollikoff. Size is 5.5 x 8.5 inches, in very good condition.

(Item #: GA7619-GX246D)
French composer (1895-1985), who was also astrologist and writer. His music was in the modernist style. Signed brochure, with signature on his photo, dated by him in 1948. Eight folded pages, each one is 3.5 x 6.25 inches, in excellent condition.

$75.00 USD

(Item #: GA7619-GX246D)
French composer (1895-1985), who was also astrologist and writer. His music was in the modernist style. Signed brochure, with signature on his photo, dated by him in 1948. Eight folded pages, each one is 3.5 x 6.25 inches, in excellent condition.

(Item #: GA9493-GX295B)
Argentine tango composer (1921-1992) and also bandoneon player and arranger who revolutionized the traditional tango music into a new style. Signed record sleeve (LP record included), inscribed by him on the back where his photo is.  Size is 12.25 x 12.25 inches, in excellent condition.

$100.00 USD

(Item #: GA9493-GX295B)
Argentine tango composer (1921-1992) and also bandoneon player and arranger who revolutionized the traditional tango music into a new style. Signed record sleeve (LP record included), inscribed by him on the back where his photo is.  Size is 12.25 x 12.25 inches, in excellent condition.

(Item #: GA0740-GX002A)
Program for a performance of the Philadelphia Orchestra in Washington, 1938. Full program with all pages and covers, signed by composer McDonald and conductor Ormandy on program page. Size is 6 x 9.1 inches, storage holes, stains, in good condition.

$40.00 USD

(Item #: GA0740-GX002A)
Program for a performance of the Philadelphia Orchestra in Washington, 1938. Full program with all pages and covers, signed by composer McDonald and conductor Ormandy on program page. Size is 6 x 9.1 inches, storage holes, stains, in good condition.

(Item #: GA7614-GX246D)
German-American composer (1900-1996), also conductor and an early pioneer of tape and electronic music. Signed brochure with a short biography, listing most of his compositions. Signed on front on his photo. Twelve folded pages, each one is 4 x 9 inches, in excellent condition.

$100.00 USD

(Item #: GA7614-GX246D)
German-American composer (1900-1996), also conductor and an early pioneer of tape and electronic music. Signed brochure with a short biography, listing most of his compositions. Signed on front on his photo. Twelve folded pages, each one is 4 x 9 inches, in excellent condition.

(Item #: GA8998-GX268A)
Full color program for the musical "Starlight" (1984), signed by the British composer and the British Theater Director on the front cover.  Size is 8.75 x 11.8 inches, full program with all pages and covers, minor creases, in excellent condition.

$200.00 USD

(Item #: GA8998-GX268A)
Full color program for the musical "Starlight" (1984), signed by the British composer and the British Theater Director on the front cover.  Size is 8.75 x 11.8 inches, full program with all pages and covers, minor creases, in excellent condition.

(Item #: H1695-L10A-1)
Program for a concert of works by the Swiss composer performed by the Herings-Quintett, signed by the composer on the front cover and the five members of the quintet in the second page.  Size is 5.8 x 8.25 inches, 4 pages, in excellent condition.

$40.00 USD

(Item #: H1695-L10A-1)
Program for a concert of works by the Swiss composer performed by the Herings-Quintett, signed by the composer on the front cover and the five members of the quintet in the second page.  Size is 5.8 x 8.25 inches, 4 pages, in excellent condition.

(Item #: GA0736-GX002A)
Program for a concert in Cologne, Germany, 1987, of his opera Der Mundliche Verrat (The oral betrayal), signed by composer on bio page under his photo. Program was also signed by some of the singers (not shown) including Hannelove Hagger, Christian Bruckner, Hans Gelhar and Kristi Becker under their photos. Full program with all 32 pages and covers, size is 6.5 x 9.25, in excellent condition.

$75.00 USD

(Item #: GA0736-GX002A)
Program for a concert in Cologne, Germany, 1987, of his opera Der Mundliche Verrat (The oral betrayal), signed by composer on bio page under his photo. Program was also signed by some of the singers (not shown) including Hannelove Hagger, Christian Bruckner, Hans Gelhar and Kristi Becker under their photos. Full program with all 32 pages and covers, size is 6.5 x 9.25, in excellent condition.

(Item #: M2695-X2-9)
Program signed by the German composer (b.1939), in Cologne, Germany, 1989, includes 2 pieces by him. One page, 6 x 8.25 inches.

$48.00 USD

(Item #: M2695-X2-9)
Program signed by the German composer (b.1939), in Cologne, Germany, 1989, includes 2 pieces by him. One page, 6 x 8.25 inches.

(Item #: GA0734-GX002A)
Page from a program of the National Symphony Orchestra in Washington, 1944, signed by both artist (pianist and composer). Program includes music by her and other composers. Size is 5.75 x 9 inches, minor damage on top, otherwise in very good condition.

$35.00 USD

(Item #: GA0734-GX002A)
Page from a program of the National Symphony Orchestra in Washington, 1944, signed by both artist (pianist and composer). Program includes music by her and other composers. Size is 5.75 x 9 inches, minor damage on top, otherwise in very good condition.

(Item #: GA0732-GX002A)
Program for a performance in New York, 1952 of composer's Symphony No.3 and music by Alexei Haieff. 4 pages program, signed by composer Goeb on program page. Size is 5.5 x 8.5 inches, in excellent condition.

$25.00 USD

(Item #: GA0732-GX002A)
Program for a performance in New York, 1952 of composer's Symphony No.3 and music by Alexei Haieff. 4 pages program, signed by composer Goeb on program page. Size is 5.5 x 8.5 inches, in excellent condition.

(Item #: M6454-Y12D)
Group of 12 items, all signed by modern/contemporary composers, including: George Crumb (American, b.1929), one signed program - Michael Horwood (American-Canadian, b.1947), one signed program - William Schuman (American, 1910-1992), one signed program - Andrew Imbrie (American, 1921-2007), one signed program - Robert Ward (American, 1917-2013), one signed program - Gene Gutche (German-American, 1907-2000), two signed items: one signed program and one typed note signed - Elliott Carter (American, 1908-2012), one signed program - Richard Swift (American, 1927-2003), one signed program - Gail Kubik (American, 1914-1984), one signed newsletter with an article about him - Ned Rorem (b.1923), one signed promo playbill with a short music quote - Gloria Coates (b.1938), one photocopy of an article about her, signed on her picture. Various sizes, all in very good condition - see scans. Sold as a lot only, not sold separately.

$195.00 USD

(Item #: M6454-Y12D)
Group of 12 items, all signed by modern/contemporary composers, including: George Crumb (American, b.1929), one signed program - Michael Horwood (American-Canadian, b.1947), one signed program - William Schuman (American, 1910-1992), one signed program - Andrew Imbrie (American, 1921-2007), one signed program - Robert Ward (American, 1917-2013), one signed program - Gene Gutche (German-American, 1907-2000), two signed items: one signed program and one typed note signed - Elliott Carter (American, 1908-2012), one signed program - Richard Swift (American, 1927-2003), one signed program - Gail Kubik (American, 1914-1984), one signed newsletter with an article about him - Ned Rorem (b.1923), one signed promo playbill with a short music quote - Gloria Coates (b.1938), one photocopy of an article about her, signed on her picture. Various sizes, all in very good condition - see scans. Sold as a lot only, not sold separately.

(Item #: GA0720-GX002A)
Page from a program of a performance by composer Britten (piano) and tenor Pears (singer) in Salzburg, Austria in 1952. Size is 5.75 x 8.25 inches, folds, in very good condition. ALSO INCLUDED is a postcard of the artists with their portraits.

$300.00 USD

(Item #: GA0720-GX002A)
Page from a program of a performance by composer Britten (piano) and tenor Pears (singer) in Salzburg, Austria in 1952. Size is 5.75 x 8.25 inches, folds, in very good condition. ALSO INCLUDED is a postcard of the artists with their portraits.

(Item #: GA0717-GX002A)
Program for a concert with the Berlin Philharmonic, 1971. 4 pages, signed on first page by the composer. Size is 6.5 x 9.25 inches, storage holes, in very good condition.

$40.00 USD

(Item #: GA0717-GX002A)
Program for a concert with the Berlin Philharmonic, 1971. 4 pages, signed on first page by the composer. Size is 6.5 x 9.25 inches, storage holes, in very good condition.

(Item #: H0091-J4A)
Program for a concert with the New York Philharmonic of his variations for Orchestra in New York, 1983, signed by the composer in the program page. Full program with all pages and covers (including an unidentified signature). Size is 5.5 x 9 inches, in excellent condition.

$35.00 USD

(Item #: H0091-J4A)
Program for a concert with the New York Philharmonic of his variations for Orchestra in New York, 1983, signed by the composer in the program page. Full program with all pages and covers (including an unidentified signature). Size is 5.5 x 9 inches, in excellent condition.

(Item #: GA0725-GX002A)
Program for a performance of Carter's Partita in 1994 and other pieces of Debussy, Stravinsky and others with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Daniel Baremboim who also signed the program. Size is 8.4 x 8.2 inches, folds, in very good condition.

$45.00 USD

(Item #: GA0725-GX002A)
Program for a performance of Carter's Partita in 1994 and other pieces of Debussy, Stravinsky and others with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Daniel Baremboim who also signed the program. Size is 8.4 x 8.2 inches, folds, in very good condition.

(Item #: GA0724-GX002A)
Clipped signed cast page with their signatures on a program of a performance of Skyscrapers, a ballet composed by Carpenter on modern American life. Singers signed on clip above of a performance of The Bartered Bride in 1926. Clip's size is 6.25 x 8.25 inches, in excellent condition.

$75.00 USD

(Item #: GA0724-GX002A)
Clipped signed cast page with their signatures on a program of a performance of Skyscrapers, a ballet composed by Carpenter on modern American life. Singers signed on clip above of a performance of The Bartered Bride in 1926. Clip's size is 6.25 x 8.25 inches, in excellent condition.

(Item #: GA9077-GX268B)
Program for a performance of Casals' oratorio "El Pessebre" in Perugia, Italy, ca. 1960s (year not mentioned), signed and inscribed by the famous cellist and composer.  Performers include a very young Montserrat Caballé as the soloist soprano.  Size is 6.1 x 8.25 inches, full program with all pages and covers, in excellent condition.

$400.00 USD

(Item #: GA9077-GX268B)
Program for a performance of Casals' oratorio "El Pessebre" in Perugia, Italy, ca. 1960s (year not mentioned), signed and inscribed by the famous cellist and composer.  Performers include a very young Montserrat Caballé as the soloist soprano.  Size is 6.1 x 8.25 inches, full program with all pages and covers, in excellent condition.

(Item #: M2469-G1-4)
Program for the world premiere performance of the opera "The Voyage" by composer Philip Glass, October 12th, 1992, at the Metropolitan Opera in New York.  Signed by the composer on the cast page. Full program, with all pages and covers, 5.25 x 8.75 inches, in excellent condition.

$240.00 USD

(Item #: M2469-G1-4)
Program for the world premiere performance of the opera "The Voyage" by composer Philip Glass, October 12th, 1992, at the Metropolitan Opera in New York.  Signed by the composer on the cast page. Full program, with all pages and covers, 5.25 x 8.75 inches, in excellent condition.

(Item #: M2470-G1-4)
Program for the world premiere of this opera by John Harbison, December 20th, 1999, Metropolitan Opera, New York. Signed by the composer on the cast page. Full program with all pages and covers, size is 5.2 x 8.4 inches, in excellent condition.

$100.00 USD

(Item #: M2470-G1-4)
Program for the world premiere of this opera by John Harbison, December 20th, 1999, Metropolitan Opera, New York. Signed by the composer on the cast page. Full program with all pages and covers, size is 5.2 x 8.4 inches, in excellent condition.