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cover of Original photograph of Leopold Stokowski with his All-American Youth Orchestra

Original photograph of Leopold Stokowski with his All-American Youth Orchestra

by Leopold Stokowski (subject)

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Published
1940
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$425.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1940. Vintage photograph of conductor Leopold Stokowski with the All-American Youth Orchestra during a rehearsal in Washington DC on July 23, 1940. Printed mimeo snipe affixed to the verso along with a date stamp and the stamp of Associated Press Photo. Stokowski created the All-American Youth Orchestra in early 1940, primarily to provide a means… Read more
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cover of Soviet Diary 1927 and Other Writings (First Edition)

Soviet Diary 1927 and Other Writings (First Edition)

by Sergei Prokofiev

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Published
1992
ISBN
9781555531201
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$75.00

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Boston: Northeastern University Press, 1992. First American Edition. Fine and unread without dust jacket as issued.
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cover of Original photograph of Pablo Casals, circa 1950s

Original photograph of Pablo Casals, circa 1950s

by Pablo Casals (subject); Helene Jeanbrau (photographer)

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Published
1950
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$325.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1950. Vintage borderless double weight photograph, circa the late 1950s, depicting world renowned Spanish cellist and composer Pablo Casals playing the cello, while his wife Marta looks on in the background. Rubber stamps for photographer Helene Jeanbrau, the Dalmas Photography Agency, and the International Magazine Service, with light holograph annotations in pencil and blue pencil on the… Read more
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Sotheby's Auction Catalog: Music, London 15 May 2008

by [Sotheby's Auctions]

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Published
2008
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$25.00

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London: Sotheby's, 2008. Fine and unread in illustrated wrappers as issued. Perfect bound. Illustrated profusely in color throughout. Includes auction items from Stravinsky, Vivaldi, Verdi, Satie, Beethoven, and more.
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The Great Waltz (Original poster for the 1972 film)

by Andrew L. Stone (director, screenwriter, producer); Horst Buchholz, Mary Costa, Nigel Patrick, Yvonne Mitchell (starring)

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Published
1972
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$45.00

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Beverly Hills, CA: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [MGM], 1972. Vintage one sheet poster for the 1972 film, featuring vignette artwork by the renowned Bob Peak. Based on the life of composer Johann Strauss and his family, and a remake of Julien Duvivier's 1938 musical. 27 x 41 inches, folded. Very Good plus, with a few tiny tears, and… Read more
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cover of The Organ Music of Olivier Messiaen (First Edition)

The Organ Music of Olivier Messiaen (First Edition)

by Stuart Waumsley

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Published
1968
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$250.00

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Paris: Alphonse Leduc, 1968. First printing of this edition, and first edition in English. A brief but intense study of Messiaen's organ music, aimed at an advanced audience, with illustrations of staves throughout. Small octavo. Small, neat owner name on the front wrapper (and again on the second leaf, containing the preface), else easily Very Good plus… Read more
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cover of Drumming for Eight Small Tuned Drums, Three Marimbas, Three Glockenspiels, Male and Female Voices, Whistling and Piccolo (Limited Edition LP and printed score)

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New York: John Gibson and Multiples, 1972. Limited edition LP and printed score, one of 500 copies (this being no. 65) SIGNED and numbered by Reich. A live recording of a performance at The Town Hall, New York City, originally released in 1971. One of Reich's early masterpieces, "Drumming" employs the composer's trademark phasing technique and functions… Read more
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$850.00
cover of 114 Songs (First Edition)

114 Songs (First Edition)

by Charles E. Ives

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Published
1922
Edition
First Edition
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$2,500.00

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Redding, CT: Charles Ives, 1922. First Edition. First Edition. Second issue, in publisher's blue cloth with titles and rule in gilt on the front board and spine, and with pages 37-39 printed, and no dust jacket as issued. Fine condition. A collection of avant-garde short pieces in every imaginable format (marches, violin sonatas, group sing-a-longs, etc.) written… Read more
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$2,500.00
cover of 50 Songs (First Edition)

50 Songs (First Edition)

by Charles Ives

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Published
1922
Edition
First Edition
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$750.00

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Redding, CT: C.E. Ives, 1922. First Edition. First Edition. A self-published volume of songs by Charles Ives, selected from a volume published earlier the same year, titled "114 Songs." Like "114 Songs," this was printed for distribution among the composer's friends, and judging from the small number of copies in world libraries (OCLC locates 12 libraries with copies, whereas… Read more
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cover of Steve Reich, Philip Glass, Sun Ra, John Ashbery, and others (Original poster for a May 1981 performance)

Steve Reich, Philip Glass, Sun Ra, John Ashbery, and others (Original poster for a May 1981 performance)

by Tim Page (curator); Steve Reich and Musicians, Philip Glass, Sun Ra, John Ashbery, Paul Jacobs, Kirk Nurock, Richard Munson, Paul Alexander, Jonathan Haas Harmonic Choir, David van Tieghem, Ad Hoc Rock (performers)

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Published
1981
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$350.00

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New York: Soho News, 1981. Original poster for a performance by Steve Reich and Musicians, Philip Glass, Sun Ra, John Ashbery, Paul Jacobs, and numerous others on May 27, 1981. An important moment for modern classical music. This concert coincided with the unveiling of a new music programming policy at New York's WNYC, at that time the… Read more
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$350.00