London: Printed & Sold by J. Fentum No. 78 corner of Salisbury Street, Strand, n.d. [c. 1770-1781]. A.... Read More about T N U C or the Roundelay
New York: January 21, 1976; June 6, 1979. Two letters to Carnegie Hall supporter James Heineman, one mentioning the first Ysaye/Queen Elizabeth Competition and the Gilels siblings, the other thanking Heineman for a donation to Carnegie Hall and membership in the Friends of Carnegie Hall. Read More about Two Typed Letters, signed (“Isaac Stern”) to James Heineman
Philadelphia: 1716 Rittenhouse Street, 33/4/1. Read More about Leopold Stokowski. Typed letter, signed ("Prince", Bok's nickname for him), invitation...
Philadelphia: 1716 Rittenhouse Street, 33/5/1. Read More about Leopold Stokowski. Typed letter, signed ("Prince", Bok's nickname for him), talking...
1955. Published as Foreword to The Long Playing Record Guide, 1955. The LP “has intensely stimulated the musical and cultural life of America”. The original foreword by Stokowski to Warren De Motte’s The Long Playing Record Guide, 1955, the first comprehensive and sytematic survey of music available on LP, “from..... Read More about Typescript foreword to “De Motte’s Long-Playing Phonographic Record Guide,” signed; with...
London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1875. Second edition. Read More about The Story of the Jubilee Singers with Their Songs
New York: Carnegie Hall, 1945. Read More about Signed Program for Carnegie Hall for Sunday Evening, March 4. 1945. Straus Festival With Licia...
Leipzig: E. P. Tal & Co, 1921. One of 2000 copies. Read More about Richard Strauss und Sein Werk
New York: Alfred Scott Publisher, 1945. First edition. Carnegie Hall Program Signed by Igor Stravinsky. Boldly signed by Stravinsky on the front cover, which depicts a drawing of Carnegie Hall. In this concert, Stravinsky and Szigeti performed Stravinsky's Duo Concertante (1932) and Arrau performed Stravinsky's Serenade in A. Read More about Carnegie Hall Program, signed by Stravinsky, of the New York Philharmonic all-Stravinsky program,...
London: Gollancz, 1936. First English edition. Inscribed to Violinist Samuel Dushkin. Inscribed on the ffep, “A Sam & Louise Dushkin. Leur ami, I Stravinsky. Paris 30.3.36.”Samuel Dushkin (1891-1976) was a concert violinist who worked closely with Stravinsky on the composition of the latter’s Violin Concerto (1931), his first major work..... Read More about Chronicle of My Life
Cambridge: 1940. Stravinsky at Harvard, on the "Firebird" "Stravinsky began his stay in the United States at Harvard University, delivering six Charles Eliot Norton lectures on musical poetics during the 1939-1940 academic year" (ADNB).In this brief formal letter, Stravinsky acknowledges receipt of an edition of the Russian legend retold and..... Read More about Typed Letter, Signed ("Igor Strawinsky"), dated 1 May, 1940, on Harvard letterhead, to...
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1940. First edition. Read More about Walt Disney's Fantasia
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1940. First edition. AUTHOR TO HIS DAUGHTER. Inscribed on the flyleaf to the author’s daughter, Joan Kennedy Taylor: "For my dear Joan, with all my love./ Deems" Read More about Walt Disney's Fantasia. With a foreword by Leopold Stokowski. [Introduction by Walt Disney
Bath: H.N.King. Virtuoso Pianist Carte de Visite. Sigismund Thalberg (1812-1871) was a composer and distinguished pianist. Rumored to the be the illegitimate son of Prince Moritz Dietrichstein and Baroness Maria Julia Wetzlar von Plankenstern, his birth certificate lists his parents are Joseph Thalberg and Fortunée Stein. Thalberg was a young..... Read More about Carte-de-Visite, Signed
New York: Dodd, Mead and Company [Press of Francis Hart and Company, New York], 1882. Large paper copy, number 88 of 93 copies on Whatman's Hand made Papers. One of 93 Large Paper Copies. Includes songs from Shakespeare, Beaumont and Fletcher, Middleton, Jonson, Lyly, Dekker, Shirley, Davenant, Massinger, Heywood, Dryden..... Read More about Songs from the Dramatists
New York: June 4, 1947. Read More about Portrait photograph of Virgil Thomson
[New York]: 34 Gramercy Park, 23 December 1917. To unidentified “Dearest V. S.” explaining that they had been delayed in returning from Plainfield and that they thought that that was too late to call before the lecture, sending apologies. Read More about Autograph letter signed, “Emma Cecilia Thursby”
[New York]: 34 Gramercy Park, 8 March 1896. To Mrs. [Joseph A.] Milburn, wife of the eminent preacher of Indianapolis and a Greek scholar on her own, thanking her for the copy of Mr. Comstock's book, describing the war effort that she has been involved in “I am working all..... Read More about Autograph letter, signed “Emma Cecilia Thursby”
Amsterdam: By Antoni Schoonenburg Boekverkooper, 1725. First edition published in Dordrecht in 1692. Music in the Old Testament. Various musical instruments are illustrated. Read More about Digt-Sang-en Speel-Konst, soo der ouden, Autograph Letter, signed bysonder der...
New York: May 20, 1958. Signed by Van Clburn. Read More about Luncheon given in honor of Mr. Van Cliburn by the Honorable Robert F. Wagner
Victor Wittgenstein (1886-1961) was a noted American pianist of the early 20th century. He was born in Louisville Kentucky, was trained as a pianist in New York City with Edward McDowell and Rafael Joseffy, and in Europe with Varette Stepanoff. He returned to teach and concertize in the US, where..... Read More about Portait of Victor Wittgenstein, noted American pianist
New York: January 6, 1933. Variant of the portrait reproduced in PORTRAITS: the Photographs of Carl Van Vechten, (1978), edited by Saul Mauriber. Read More about Portrait photograph of "Annada Charan Bhotta Charyya"
New York: January 6, 1933. Read More about Portrait photograph of musician "Annada Charan Bhotta Charyya"
Exeter, New Hampshire: Published by J.J. Williams, 1818. Fifteenth edition, corrected and improved. Read More about The Village Harmony; or, New-England Repository of Sacred Musick
[London]: Paul Hamlyn, . Revised edition. Read More about German and Austrian Violin-Makers
Paris: Librairie Fischbacher, 1900. Read More about Correspondence de Wagner et de Liszt. Traduction Française par L. Scmitt