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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
  • Der Rosenkavalier Kom&ouml;die f&uuml;r Musik von Hugo v Hofmannsthal. Musik von Richard Strauss. Skizzen f&uuml;r die Kost&uuml;me und Dekorationen von Alfred Roller, <em>Berlin: Adolph F&uuml;rstner, 1910; </em><em>together with: </em>Der Rosenkavalier...Regieskizze, <em>F&uuml;rstner, 1910</em>
    Estimate: 6,000 – 8,000 GBP
    BIDDING IS CLOSED
  • Autograph working manuscript of 'Fr&uuml;hling', the first of the <em>Vier letzte Lieder, </em>[Four Last Songs], signed and inscribed over the music: "Fr&uuml;hling (Hermann Hesse) Richard Strauss"
    Estimate: 150,000 – 200,000 GBP
    BIDDING IS CLOSED
  • Autograph manuscript of part of "Ariadne auf Naxos", signed and inscribed ("Najade, Dryade, Echo...Ariadne DRichard Strauss")
    Estimate: 10,000 – 15,000 GBP
    BIDDING IS CLOSED
  • THE AUTOGRAPH WILL OF RICHARD STRAUSS, a copy of the "Testament" and "Nachtrag zu meninem Testament [codicil to my will]", both boldly signed by the composer ("DrRichardStrauss")
    Estimate: 2,000 – 3,000 GBP
    BIDDING IS CLOSED
  • Autograph sketch leaf for the Second Horn Concerto in E flat major, signed in ink
    Estimate: 6,000 – 8,000 GBP
    BIDDING IS CLOSED
  • Elektra, trag&ouml;die, <em>Berlin: Aldoph F&uuml;rstner, [1909], </em><u style="text-decoration: underline;">f</u><u style="text-decoration: underline;">irst edition, signed by Strauss</u> ("DRichard Strauss")<u style="text-decoration: underline;">&nbsp;and by the singers during the first London production </u><u style="text-decoration: underline;">in March 1910</u>
    Estimate: 1,500 – 2,000 GBP
    Lot Sold:
    3,750 GBP
    BIDDING IS CLOSED
  • Fine autograph letter signed ("DRichardStrauss"), about music under the Nazis
    Estimate: 1,500 – 2,000 GBP
    Lot Sold:
    1,625 GBP
    BIDDING IS CLOSED
  • Autograph working manuscript signed ("Richard Strauss") of the <em>Erste&nbsp;Walzerfolge aus Der Rosenkavalier</em>, a concert suite of waltzes from Strauss's most famous opera,
    Estimate: 100,000 – 150,000 GBP
    BIDDING IS CLOSED
  • Fine large photograph, signed and inscribed on the mount ("DRichardStrauss, Amsterdam, 25.1.24")
    Estimate: 1,500 – 2,000 GBP
    Lot Sold:
    1,750 GBP
    BIDDING IS CLOSED
  • -- Otto Wiedemann, Fine large silhouette portrait of Strauss by Wiedemann, signed by both the artist and composer ("Richard Strauss 11.6.29")
    Estimate: 1,000 – 1,500 GBP
    Lot Sold:
    2,250 GBP
    BIDDING IS CLOSED
  • Autograph musical quotation from <em>Der Rosenkavalier </em>signed ("DRichard Strauss, 20.10.47")
    Estimate: 1,500 – 2,000 GBP
    BIDDING IS CLOSED
  • Calligraphic autograph manuscript of "Shchuka" ["The Pike"]. from <em>Four Russian Peasant Songs, </em>for unaccompanied women's voices, in a coloured folder made and decorated by the composer, dedicated to the artist Ruzena Z&aacute;tkov&aacute;, ("[to] Ruzhena Vlastimilovna Khvoshchinskaya / Igor Stravinsky A.D. 1914-1915"), in Russian
    Estimate: 20,000 – 30,000 GBP
    Lot Sold:
    27,500 GBP
    BIDDING IS CLOSED
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