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Music And Continental Books And Manuscripts
29 November 2016 • London
Sale Total: 5,914,317 GBP    Sale Number: L16406
211 lots
  • Partly autograph manuscript of '4 Melodies populaires hongroises' (= nos. 1, 4, 5 and 2 of 'Eight Hungarian Folksongs' BB 47), with autograph title-page signed
    Estimate: 25,000 – 30,000 GBP
    Lot Sold:
    25,000 GBP
    BIDDING IS CLOSED
  • Autograph musical quotation from the Symphonic Poem Kossuth, inscribed and signed ("Bartók Béla")
    Estimate: 3,000 – 5,000 GBP
    Lot Sold:
    3,500 GBP
    BIDDING IS CLOSED
  • Autograph manuscript of the "Allegretto" in B minor for string quartet WoO 210, composed for an English visitor to Vienna in 1817
    Estimate: 150,000 – 200,000 GBP
    BIDDING IS CLOSED
  • Lock of the composer's greying hair, with an autograph letter of presentation by J.A. Stumpff to the family of Jane Stirling of Kippenross Castle
    Estimate: 6,000 – 8,000 GBP
    Lot Sold:
    11,875 GBP
    BIDDING IS CLOSED
  • Autograph musical quotation from Roméo et Juliette, signed ("H. Berlioz")
    Estimate: 2,000 – 3,000 GBP
    Lot Sold:
    8,125 GBP
    BIDDING IS CLOSED
  • Autograph manuscript of ["...explosante-fixe..."], for solo flute, signed and inscribed to Carol and Bob Frankel
    Estimate: 25,000 – 30,000 GBP
    Lot Sold:
    47,500 GBP
    BIDDING IS CLOSED
  • Collection of five autograph letters signed and seven typed letters signed ("PBoulez"), in English, to Carol and Robert Frankel
    Estimate: 1,500 – 2,500 GBP
    Lot Sold:
    2,125 GBP
    BIDDING IS CLOSED
  • Fine autograph letter, signed ("JBrahms"), to Marie Baumeyer ("Geehrtes u. liebes Fräulein")
    Estimate: 2,000 – 3,000 GBP
    Lot Sold:
    3,125 GBP
    BIDDING IS CLOSED
  • Autograph letter, signed ("J.B."), ABOUT DVORÁK, to the publisher Fritz Simrock,
    Estimate: 1,500 – 2,000 GBP
    Lot Sold:
    3,250 GBP
    BIDDING IS CLOSED
  • Late autograph letter, signed ("J.B."), to the publisher Fritz Simrock,
    Estimate: 1,500 – 2,000 GBP
    Lot Sold:
    7,250 GBP
    BIDDING IS CLOSED
  • Lot Sold:
    2,750 GBP
    BIDDING IS CLOSED
  • Three autograph musical quotations by Bruch, Britten and Donizetti,
    Estimate: 1,500 – 2,000 GBP
    Lot Sold:
    2,250 GBP
    BIDDING IS CLOSED
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