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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 musical quotation from <em>La boh&egrave;me, </em>signed and inscribed (&ldquo;GPuccini all' amico C. Orselli&rdquo;),
    Estimate: 1,500 – 2,000 GBP
    BIDDING IS CLOSED
  • Essai d'une Methode pour apprendre&nbsp;&agrave; jouer de la Flute Traversiere, avec plusieurs remarques pour servir au bon gout dans la Musique, <em>Berlin: C.F. Voss, 1752</em>
    Estimate: 2,000 – 3,000 GBP
    BIDDING IS CLOSED
  • Postcard photograph signed on the image ("S. Rachmaninov, 12 April 1905, Moscow"),&nbsp;in Russian
    Estimate: 1,500 – 2,000 GBP
    Lot Sold:
    3,500 GBP
    BIDDING IS CLOSED
  • Pi&egrave;ces de clavecin avec un table pour les agr&eacute;mens, <em>second edition, </em><em>Paris, Boivin, Le Clair & the author, 1731;&nbsp; </em>Nouvelles Suites de pi&egrave;ces de clavecin avec des remarques sur les diff&eacute;rens genres de musique, <u style="text-decoration: underline;">first edition</u>, &nbsp;<em>Paris, the author, Boivin & Le Clerc, [c.1728]</em>
    Estimate: 6,000 – 8,000 GBP
    Lot Sold:
    15,000 GBP
    BIDDING IS CLOSED
  • Trait&eacute; de l'harmonie, reduite &agrave; ses principes naturels,&nbsp;divis&eacute; en quatre livres,&nbsp;<em>Paris: Jean-Baptiste Christophe Ballard, 1722,</em>
    Estimate: 2,500 – 3,000 GBP
    Lot Sold:
    2,750 GBP
    BIDDING IS CLOSED
  • Autograph&nbsp;graphic score&nbsp;of the "Cantus perpetuus", signed by the composer on the title,&nbsp;("A. Schnittke")
    Estimate: 4,000 – 6,000 GBP
    Lot Sold:
    4,375 GBP
    BIDDING IS CLOSED
  • Autograph manuscript of&nbsp;"The Lamentations&nbsp;of Dr. Johann Faustus" ("Die Weheklagen des D. Johann Fausten"), <u style="text-decoration: underline;">partly unpublished</u>
    Estimate: 10,000 – 15,000 GBP
    Lot Sold:
    11,250 GBP
    BIDDING IS CLOSED
  • Autograph working manuscript of "Drei Gedichte von Viktor Schnittke" (Three poems by Viktor Schnittke)
    Estimate: 3,000 – 5,000 GBP
    BIDDING IS CLOSED
  • Good collection of&nbsp;six typescript librettos and&nbsp;seven printed librettos with extensive autograph additions and revisions;
    Estimate: 8,000 – 10,000 GBP
    BIDDING IS CLOSED
  • Photograph signed on the image in blue ink ("DShostakovich")
    Estimate: 2,000 – 2,500 GBP
    Lot Sold:
    2,500 GBP
    BIDDING IS CLOSED
  • Good early cabinet-style photograph signed and inscribed on the image, to his future biographer Rosa Newmarch
    Estimate: 2,000 – 2,500 GBP
    Lot Sold:
    2,250 GBP
    BIDDING IS CLOSED
  • Autograph letter signed ("R. Schumann"), to Carl Friedrich Rungenhagen of the Berlin Sing-Akademie, about&nbsp;<em>Das Paradies und die Peri</em>
    Estimate: 4,000 – 5,000 GBP
    Lot Sold:
    11,250 GBP
    BIDDING IS CLOSED
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