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Elgar, Edward--Heddle Nash
HEDDLE NASH'S WORKING COPY OF ELGAR'S "THE DREAM OF GERONTIUS", WITH AUTOGRAPH NOTES BY ELGAR TO THE TENOR, INCLUDING
Estimate
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Elgar, Edward--Heddle Nash
HEDDLE NASH'S WORKING COPY OF ELGAR'S "THE DREAM OF GERONTIUS", WITH AUTOGRAPH NOTES BY ELGAR TO THE TENOR, INCLUDING
Estimate
1,0001,500
LOT SOLD. 3,000 GBP
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Elgar, Edward--Heddle Nash
HEDDLE NASH'S WORKING COPY OF ELGAR'S "THE DREAM OF GERONTIUS", WITH AUTOGRAPH NOTES BY ELGAR TO THE TENOR, INCLUDING
1) a letter signed ("Edward Elgar"), advising on performing a number with a piano and looking forward to hearing Nash sing Gerontius, 1 page, 4to, Worcester, 28 April 1930, laid down obscuring the title; and 2) an album-leaf signed by Elgar praising Nash's performance in the title role, laid down; the printed vocal score with Nash's performance markings, including for the gramophone recording (8-13 April 1945), with his hand-written list of appearances (1931-1939), 8vo, cloth, 1930-1945, worn, hinges broken, repairs with translucent adhesive tape--3) Nash's marked-up copy of Così fan tutte for Glyndebourne, 8vo, red cloth boards, 1934-1937--4) Nash's marked-up copy of Vaughan Williams's Serenade to Music (1938), SIGNED BY THE COMPOSER, together with copies of the invitation to sing, and a programme signed by the composer laid down
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Catalogue Note

Heddle Nash (1894-1961) was the leading British lyric tenor of his generation, appearing in operas at Covent Garden and Glyndebourne.  He is especially remembered for performing The Dream of Gerontius with Elgar and for the first complete gramophone recording in 1945.

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