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Music, Continental And Russian Books And Manuscripts
20 November 2014 • London
Sale Total: 1,205,625 GBP    Sale Number: L14406
207 lots
  • Autograph manuscript of the opéra-comique "Fior d'Alisa", signed "Victor Massé"
    Estimate: 3,000 – 5,000 GBP
    BIDDING IS CLOSED
  • Autograph manuscript of the op&eacute;ra-comique <em>Le fils du brigadier</em>
    Estimate: 3,000 – 5,000 GBP
    BIDDING IS CLOSED
  • Der Vollkommene Capellmeister, Das ist Gr&uuml;ndliche Anzeige aller derjenigen Sachen, die einer wissen, k&ouml;nnen, und vollkommen inne haben muss, der einer Capelle mit Ehren und Nutzen vorstehen will, <em>Hamburg: Christian Herold, 1739</em>&nbsp;
    Estimate: 2,000 – 3,000 GBP
    BIDDING IS CLOSED
  • Autograph letter, signed ("Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy"), to Carl Friedrich Rungenhagen, director of the&nbsp;Sing-Akademie in Berlin&nbsp;("Hochgeehrter Herr Musikdirector"), <u style="text-decoration: underline;">concerning&nbsp;a Berlin performance of <em>Paulus</em></u>
    Estimate: 3,000 – 4,000 GBP
    Lot Sold:
    BIDDING IS CLOSED
  • Autograph letter about a portrait, signed ("Pietro Metastasio"), to Contessa Angelica Bertolini Cataldi
    Estimate: 1,500 – 2,000 GBP
    BIDDING IS CLOSED
  • Nouvelle m&eacute;thode pour apprendre la musique...dedi&eacute; &agrave; Monsieur Couperin, <em>Paris: the Author & Foucault, 1709</em>
    Estimate: 1,200 – 1,500 GBP
    BIDDING IS CLOSED
  • Concerto pour le Clavecin, ou Forte-Piano, avec accompagnement de plusieurs Instruments...Oeuvre 21<sup>me</sup> [parts], <em>Offenbach: Andr&eacute;, [1792]</em>
    Estimate: 3,000 – 5,000 GBP
    Lot Sold:
    BIDDING IS CLOSED
  • Tre Quartetti per due Violini Viola e Basso...Opera N.<sup>o </sup>[manuscript:]&nbsp;18 [parts], <em>Vienna: Artaria, no date [1790s]</em>
    Estimate: 1,500 – 2,000 GBP
    Lot Sold:
    BIDDING IS CLOSED
  • First and early editions of string quartets and quintets, in&nbsp;parts
    Estimate: 2,000 – 3,000 GBP
    Lot Sold:
    BIDDING IS CLOSED
  • One first and two early editions of instrumental music
    Estimate: 1,500 – 2,000 GBP
    BIDDING IS CLOSED
  • Portrait miniature of Mozart,&nbsp;GIVEN BY THE COMPOSER TO HIS COUSIN MARIA ANNA THEKLA MOZART (THE <em>B&Auml;SLE</em>), OFFERED FOR THE FIRST TIME&nbsp;AT AUCTION&nbsp;BY DESCENDANTS OF HER FAMILY
    Estimate: 200,000 – 300,000 GBP
    Lot Sold:
    BIDDING IS CLOSED
  • Manuscript of the unpublished&nbsp;staged version of the <em>opera-tango</em> "Maria de Buenos Aires" (1987), with additional autograph music by Piazzolla,&nbsp;autograph letters by him about the opera and 17 stage designs, including:
    Estimate: 40,000 – 50,000 GBP
    Lot Sold:
    BIDDING IS CLOSED
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