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Oblong quarto. 2 volumes. Half mid-tan leather with raised bands on spine in decorative compartments gilt, leather title labels gilt, marbled edges. Vol. 1: 1f. (title with engraved vignette), 21ff. (preface dated Nuremberg, April 3, 1731), [i] ("Erstes Register" [table of contents]), [xvii] ("Anderes Register" [table of local variants of tunes]), 366 (music) pp.; Vol. 2: 1f. (title "Evangelisches Choral-Buch"), 367-776 (music), 777-880 (appendix to music) pp. Text and music typeset. All hymn tunes printed on two staves with melody in soprano clef and figured bass in bass clef. Some tunes texted; most tunes without text underlay but with text incipits for all strophes. Numerous elaborate woodcut tailpieces. With the attractive 18th century engraved bookplate of the author Georg Adam Schaumann, Nuremberg (fl. 1780s) to upper pastedown of both volumes.Contemporary paper slip (ca. 76 x36 mm.) inserted between two final leaves of "Anderes Register" with manuscript annotation in ink: "NB. Straf mich nicht in deinem Zorn quaere sub pagina 542 unter dem Lied Dich Herr Jesu Christ wo aliter dabey steht" (NB. "Straf mich nicht in deinem Zorn" see page 542 below the hymn "Dich Herr Jesu Christ," where the annotation "aliter" stands). Binding slightly worn, rubbed and bumped. Small tear to pp. 47/48; some upper outer corners creased; page 368 misnumbered "168;" "Drittes Register" (12ff.) lacking.
DRETZEL, Cornelius Heinrich 1697-1775
Des Evangelischen Zions Musicalische Harmonie, Oder: Evangelisches Choral-Buch
Nürnberg Wolfgang Moritz Endters seel. Tochter, Mayrin und Sohn 1731
Price: $3,200.00
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Recto: Nude male figure holding a garland, a shawl draped over one arm, crowned with a wreath, standing next to a column with a lyre atop, lettered "Conservatoire de Musique" in large capital letters to edge, "Epoque de la Paix Generale" in smaller letters below figure, "RFAX" across central portion. Verso: "Fonde en 1789 Organise par la Loi du 16th An 3" and "Hugot" within a wreath. 49 mm.
[FLUTE] Hugot, Antoine le jeune 1761-1803
Silver portrait medallion in relief
[ca. 1800]
Price: $185.00
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Recto: Fétis in profile to left within decorative dotted border. Verso: "Le Cercle Artistique et Litteraire de Bruxelles à F.J. Fetis Témoinage de Reconnaissance 1858." 60 mm.
FÉTIS, François-Joseph 1784-1871
Bronze portrait medallion in relief by Leopold Wiener
[ca. 1858]
Price: $165.00
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Recto: Polignac in profile to right with titling "Melchior S.R.E. Pres Card. de Polignac" and artist's name "F. Marteau F." to lower portion of image. Verso: Image of King David seated with harp and singing  with an angel presenting an open book with titling "Docebo Iniquos Vias Tuas," "MDCCXXX" to lower edge. 59 mm
POLIGNAC, Melchior de 1661-1742
Bronze portrait medallion in relief by Francois Joseph Marteau
[France] 1730
Price: $135.00
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Recto: Chevé in portrait to right with titling "Emile Chevé," the artist's name "Matagrin F." to lower edbe. Verso: Titling "Cours / de Musique / de / l'Association Polytechnique. / -  A Mr. Emile Chevé / ses Elèves / Reconnaissants. / 1850." 55 mm.
CHEVÉ, Emile Joseph Maurice 1804-1864
Bronze portrait medallion in relief by Matagrin
1850
Price: $50.00
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Recto: Scipione in profile to right with titling "Scipioni Maffeio March" "A.D.F." to lower edge. Verso: Image of the Verona Museum which Scipione founded with titling "Musei Veronensis Conditori" at upper edge and "Academia / Philarmonica / An MDCCLV" to lower. 55 mm
SCIPIONE, Francesco, Marchese di Maffei 1675&1755
Bronze portrait medallion in relief commemorating Scipione's death
1755
Price: $125.00
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Recto: Mehul in profile to left with titling "Etienne Mehul Compositeur Francais," artist's name "Veyrat F." to lower edge. Verso: Titles of 12 of Méhul's operas with "Né a Givet en 1763 / Mort a Paris en 1817. / - / 1822 " within circular wreath; "A. Mehul" outside wreath at upper edge,"Valentine de Milan" outside wreath at lower edge (Méhul's final opera completed posthumously by his nephew Joseph Daussoigne (1790-1875). 41 mm.
MÉHUL, Etienne-Nicolas 1763-1817
Bronze portrait medallion in relief by Veyrat
1822
Price: $135.00
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Recto: Beranger in profile to left with titling "Pierre Jean de Beranger," names of artists and date of strike to lower edge. Verso: A lyre surrounded by rays interspersed with titles of Béranger's works. 51 mm.
BÉRANGER, Pierre-Jean de 1780-1857 David, Pierre-Jean 1788-1856
Bronze portrait medallian in relief by Pierre-Jean David and Bauchery
[France] 1833
Price: $120.00
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Folio. Disbound. Piano: [1] (title), 2-19, [i] (blank) pp.; Violin: 5, [i] (blank) pp.; Violoncello: 5, [i] (blank) pp. String parts with small circular owner's blindstamp "Kottenbach" to upper right corner of first leaf; manuscript "10" in purple ink to head of each part.
BEETHOVEN, Ludwig van 1770-1827
Adagio, Variationen und Rondo, für Pianoforte, Violine und Violoncelle... 121tes Werk... Preis f2.C.M. [Parts]
Wien Tobias Haslinger [PN S:u:C:] 4603 [1826-29]
Price: $350.00
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Folio. Unbound. 1f. (title), 59; 12; 9; 10; 10 pp.Ex-libris Hermann Baron with his small handstamp to upper left corner of title. Slightly foxed; title torn and separated at spine; occasional fingering in pencil.
CASTILLON, Alexis de 1838-1873
[Op. 1]. Quintette pour piano 2 Violons, Alto et Violoncelle... Prix net: 10 f. [Parts]
Paris Durand [PN P.S. 4068] [ca. 1870]
Price: $40.00
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Oblong quarto. 19th century dark tan mottled calf-backed marbled boards. 1f. (title), [iii]-iv (preface), [v]-[vi] (introduction), 359, [i] (blank) pp. With fine engraved frontispiece illustrating various views of the pianoforte, including the hammer action mechanism and musical examples throughout.Binding quite worn, rubbed, bumped, scuffed and shaken; hinges tender; spine chipped at head and foot with minor loss. Slightly browned abnd foxed; annotations in pencil to pp. 18-67; some leaves trimmed at upper margin just affecting running head; last leaf creased; minor imperfections.A very good copy overall.
MÜLLER, August Eberhard 1767-1817
Fortepiano-Schule
Leipzig Carl Friedrich Peters [1815]
Price: $900.00
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Small quarto. 19th century marbled boards with dark red leather title label gilt to spine; upper edge coloured red. 1f. (title), 1f. (dedication), 2ff. (preface), [1]-32 (introduction), [33]-408, [xii] (index), 15 (musical examples), [i] (blank) pp. With musical examples throughout, including from works by J.S. Bach. W.F. Bach and C.P.E. Bach. With signature of Vilhelm Laub, 1874 to title; manuscript correction to p. 285. Binding slightly worn, rubbed and bumped with minor paper loss to hinges; endpapers lacking. Uniform light browning; light to moderate foxing; minor staining to inner margins of first ca. 30ff.; 4 leaves of closely-written text in a late 19th-early 20th century hand tipped-in between pp. 68-69 excepted from Winterfeld: Die evangelische Kirchengesang und sein Verhältniss zur Kunst des Tonsatzes, Leipzig, 1843; annotations in pencil to margin of p. 95 and occasionally throughout; profesisonal paper repairs to pp. 187-190 and 229-230. A good wide-margined copy overall.
TURK, Daniel Gottlob 1756-1813
Klavierschule, oder Anweisung zum Klavierspielen fur Lehrer und Lernende, mit kritischen Anmerkungen
Leipzig und Hale Schwickert... Hemmerde & Schwetschke 1789
Price: $1,750.00
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Oblong folio. Quarter black leather with marbled boards, dark red decorative leather title label gilt to upper. 1f. (title), 75 pp.Ex-libris the Forbes Library, Northampton, Massachusetts.Binding worn, rubbed and bumped with some loss; pencilled annotations to endpapers; Forbes Library label to front pastedown and perforated stamp to title.
CRAMER, Johann Baptist 1771-1858
Studio per il Piano Forte Consisting of Forty-Two Exercises...Vol. I. Op. 39. Pr. 1.1., Op. 39
London Clementi & Co. [WM 1817]
Price: $120.00
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Folio. Early marbled boards. [1] (title), 2-46 pp. Binding considerably worn, upper detached. Worn; numerous tears, mostly repaired, with no loss of text; corners heavily thumbed.
CRAMER, Johann Baptist 1771-1858
Anweisung das Pianoforte zu spielen
Leipzig C.F. Peters [PN 1087] [ca. 1814]
Price: $250.00
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Oblong folio. 19th century quarter mid-tan calf with marbled boards. 1f. (title), [ii] (foreword), [i] (contents), [i] (blank), 1f. (folding plate of keyboard and the enharmonic scale, time values, etc.), 66 pp. Lithographed throughout. With circular diagram iillustrating major and minor key signatures to title, "No. 1" within central blank area. Text in Danish. Fingering in early manuscript to p. 31; several pages with pencil markings. Binding worn, rubbed, shaken and bumped with minor loss; spine slightly frayed. Minor foxing and browning; title slightly abraided, most probably related to erasure of previous owner's signature; blue crayon underlining to text on pp 13/14; vertical crease to first and final leaves.
CRAMER, Johann Baptist 1771-1858
Piano=Forte=Skole omarbeidet og foröget af A.D. Heger
Köbenhavn C.C. Lose [ca. 1820]
Price: $250.00
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Folio. Contemporary marbled boards. 1f. (title), 55 pp. Engraved. With a full-page illustration of the keyboard and corresponding notes and pitches. Binding worn; spine lacking; upper partially detached; endpapers slightly dampstained. Worn; pencil markings to many pages; occasional tears; several leaves frayed at margins and detached; occasional repairs.
VIGUERIE, Bernard 1761-1819
L'Art de Toucher le Piano-forté... Ire. Suite Prix 9f.
Strasbourg L. Pitois et S. Frost... Paris: F.G. Levrault [PN P.F. 26.] [ca. 1830]
Price: $75.00
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Oblong folio. Disbound. [i] (title), 2-11, [i] (blank) pp. Engraved. Occasional fingerings (Continental style) added in pencil; large cross in pencil to head of p. 9. Moderately foxed; several leaves detached; some edge tears with some loss to blank areas; several somewhat crude paper repairs.
MOZART, Wolfgang Amadeus 1756-1791
[K486]. Ouverture aus der Oper: Der Schauspieldirector... Für das Pianoforte zu vier Händen gesetzt von Carl Klage. Pr. 1/2 Rtlr.[!]
Berlin J. Wagenführ's Buch= und Musikalienhandlung [PN 1] [1827]
Price: $250.00
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Octavo. Quarter dark brown cloth with marbled boards. 1f. (title), 1f. (dedication), [v]-xxiv, 540 pp. Binding slightly worn; spine stained; joints split. Uniform light browning and some very minor foxing; remnants of early blue wrapper to inner margins of title and final leaf; occasional mispagination. Quite a good copy overall.
FORKEL, Johann Nicolaus 1749-1818
Allgemeine Litteratur der Musik
Leipzig Schwickertschen Verlage 1792
Price: $700.00
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3 volumes. Small octavo. Contemporary quarter mid-tan leather with red and black leather labels gilt to spine. 3ff. (half-title, frontispiece, title), [v-xxiv], [25]-338 + 12 pp. engraved music; 2ff. (half-title, title), [v]-xvi], [ii], [19]-315 + [i] (blank) + 4 pp. engraved music; 2ff. (title, half-title), [v-xvi], [ii], [19]-315, [i] + 4 pp. engraved music. Bindings slightly worn and scuffed; spines restored. Slightly foxed; foreword to Volume I mispaginated; tear to foot of pp. 79/80 in Volume I with slight loss of text.
GRÉTRY, André-Ernest-Modeste 1741-1813
Mémoires ou Essais sur la Musique... Nouvelle édition, augmentée de notes et publiée par J.H. Mees
Bruxelles L'Académie de Musique 1829
Price: $150.00
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Thick octavo. Full mid-tan contemporary calf with raised bands on spine in blind-ruled compartments, dark red leather title label gilt with decorative gilt border, fore-edges with decorative designs in blue-black ink. 1f. (title printed in red and black), 7ff. (foreword and contents), 1058, 32 (alphabetical index of lieder titles), 20 (alphabetical index of melodies), [iv] (explanation of correlation between titles and tunes and errata) pp. Without music. With engraved vignette to title depicting a group of worshippers, decorative woodcut headpiece to second leaf, engraved pictorial vignette to head of first page of text, small decorative initials throughout, large woodcut tailpiece with floral motif to final page of text. Binding slightly rubbed and bumped. Some minor staining and browning; portion of upper margin of title cut away not affecting printed area; lacking pp. 1059-1103 (curiously, the index includes references to songs up to p. 1058, the final page of song text, only). A very good copy overall.
[MORAVIAN MUSIC] Zinzendorf, Nicolaus Ludwig 1700-1760, ed.
Das Gesang-Buch der Gemeine in Herrn-Huth
Herrnhut Waysen-Huth 1737
Price: $275.00
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Large quarto. Original publisher's pictorial wrappers, the upper with a hand-coloured design by Barbier. 5ff. + 12 full-page plates of Nijinsky in pochoir. Wrappers worn, soiled, and partially split at spine. Some minor soiling and wear internally. Lacking title. Plates in very good condition.
[DANCE - 20th Century - Nijinsky]. Barbier, George 1882-1932
Dessins sur les danses de Vaslav Nijinsky par George Barbier Glose de Francis de Miomandre
Paris La belle édition 1913
Price: $3,800.00
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720 mm. x 960 mm. (ca. 28.63" x 38").Slightly worn and foxed; several small tears and stains to outer edges. A very good impression with strong contrast printed on heavy art paper.
MEYERBEER, Giacomo 1791-1864
Very large engraving by Joseph Alfred Annedouche (1833-19??) after the painting by Belgian-French artist Edouard Jean Conrad Hamman (1819-1888)
Paris [Printed by] Ch. et A. Chardon aine [published by] Bulla Joseph [1869]
Price: $1,100.00
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The composer is depicted half-length in three-quarter profile within an oval border. 250 x 193 mm. + good margins. A fine impression on laid paper. Remnants of adhesive to edges of verso.
DALAYRAC, Nicolas 1753-1809
Aquatint portrait engraving by Edme Quenedey (1756-1830)
Paris 1809
Price: $850.00
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Titled and signed in the stone by the artist. Signed in pencil by the artist. 330 x 249 mm. + wide margins.A fine impression on wove paper.
BORODIN, Aleksandr Porfir'yevich 1833-1887
Fine portrait lithograph by G. Artzibaishev (fl. 20th century)
Price: $600.00
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The composer is depicted seated, playing the organ. Dated 1898 in the plate. 220 x 178 mm. + wide margins.  A fine impression on laid paper.Very minor browning.
SAINT-SAËNS, Camille 1835-1921
Portrait etching by Achille Jacquet (1846-1908)
Price: $250.00
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With the artist's name and a date of 1816 in the plate. 225 x 145 mm. + wide margins. With unidentified collector's stamp ("N.B.") to verso. A fine impression on wove paper. Slightly browned at edges.
DITTERSDORF, Karl Ditters von 1739-1799
Half-length portrait lithograph by Heinrich von Wintter (1788-1825)
Price: $475.00
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Signed in pencil by the artist at lower right, just below impression. 237 x 180 mm. + wide margins.A fine impression on laid paper. Very slightly browned.
NIKISCH, Arthur 1855-1922
Fine bust-length etching by Emil Orlik (1870-1922)
Vienna [?ca. 1920]
Price: $300.00
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[OPERA SINGERS]. The Robert H. and Jacqueline M. Cowden Collection of Books Relating to Concert and Opera Singers
Approximately 1,100 titles dating from 1742 to present, carefully assembled over a 50-year period. Includes many rare items, autographed copies and limited editions
Price: $90,000.00
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Oblong folio. Contemporary dark green wrappers with oval cut paper label to upper titled in manuscript, embossed seal to lower. 31, [i] (blank) pp. Typeset. Printed on paper with a light blue tone. Fingerings, bowing marks, articulations, and corrections to musical text added in pencil. Wrappers worn. Occasional soiling, staining, foxing, and browning.
MOZART, Wolfgang Amadeus 1756-1791
[K374d (376), 296, 374e (377), 317d (378), 373a (379), 374f (380)]. [Oeuvres d[e] Mozart Cah[ier] IV. Violino]. [Violin part only]
[Leipzig] [Breitkopf & Härtel] [without PN] [1799]
Price: $100.00
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Oblong folio. Original light green wrappers with titling within decorative border to upper, woodcut publisher's device to lower. 1f. (series title with vignette engraved by W. Böhm after Hans Veit Schnorr von Carolsfeld), [i] (title with incipits), 2-71, [i] (blank) pp. Lithographed. Former owner's signature in ink to upper right corner of upper wrapper: "blüthgen 1934." Wrappers slightly worn, bumped at outer corners, small tears to spine. Slightly foxed and browned.
MOZART, Wolfgang Amadeus 1756-1791
[K123a (381), 186c (358), 497, 594]. IV Sonates Pour le Piano-Forte à quatre mains par W. A. Mozart
Leipsic Breitkopf et Härtel [PN] 3257 [1821]
Price: $400.00
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Oblong folio. Half leather with blue cloth boards, spine in decorative gilt ruled compartments titled in gilt, marbled edges. 1f. (half-title with fine pictorial engraving by W. Böhm after G. V. Kininger), [i] (title), 6-178, [i] ("Das Requiem. Nach dem Lateinischen. Zu W.A. Mozarts Musik von Herrn Professor C.A.H. Clodius in Leipzig"), [i] ("Der Tag des Gerichts. Parodie des Requiem von Herrn Kapellmeister Hiller in Leipzig") pp. Typeset. Text in Latin and German. With handstamp "Arnold Dreyer Organist Berlin N. Kastanien-Allee 64, II. Sprechst. 1—2" to foot of half-title.Manuscript bass figures added in pencil to pp. 6-13 (Introit) and in red crayon, in a different hand, to pp. 151-152 (beginning of Agnus Dei). Dynamics added in red crayon to p. 52. Tempo "Andante c[on] moto" added in pencil to p. 59 (beginning of Recordare). Some instrumentation identified in pencil at inner margin of p. 147. Half-title and title quite heavily stained and with some dampstaining; several additional leaves dampstained; slightly foxed and soiled; some leaves slightly cropped; occasional paper repairs. The unusual pagination results from the omission of a dedication page included with the first four issues.
MOZART, Wolfgang Amadeus 1756-1791
[K626]. Missa pro Defunctis Requiem Seelenmesse mit untergelegtem deutschem Texte
Leipzig Breitkopf & Härtel [without PN] [after 1801]
Price: $1,600.00
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Original light green wrappers with titling within decorative border to upper and woodcut publisher's device to lower. Pianoforte Primo: Oblong folio. 1f (title), 3-20 p. Typeset. Incipit of first movement (4 measures) below titling. Price added in pencil to lower right corner of title: "f 4.75;" manuscript note in pencil: "cadenza manca" (cadenza lacking), to p. 10; cross in red crayon to final page (at fermata indicating cadenza). With light green paper reinforcement to spine.Pianoforte Secondo: Oblong folio. 1-19, [i] (blank) pp. Typeset. Footer "Moz. C. No. XVII. Pianof. secondo" to all pages. With light green paper reinforcement to spine.Orchestral parts: Folio. Disbound. Typeset. Footer "Moz. C. No. XVII." [followed by name of respective part] to all pages of music.Violino Primo: 4 pp. Violino Secondo: 4 pp.Viola: 3, [i] (blank) pp.Basso: 3, [i] (blank) pp.Oboe primo: 3, [i] (blank) pp.Oboe secondo: 3, [i] pp.Corno primo in Es: 2 pp.Corno secondo in Es: 2 pp.Fagotti (one part only): 3, [i] (blank) pp.Wrappers worn and frayed at spine and edges. Pianoforte Primo and Secondo parts somewhat foxed and with some dampstaining to lower outer corner; some leaves of Pianoforte Secondo detached; orchestral parts slightly to moderately foxed; minor paper imperfections.
MOZART, Wolfgang Amadeus 1756-1791
[K316a (365)]. Concert pour deux Pianofortes avec Accompagnement de 2 Violons, Alto et Basse, 2 Hautbois, 2 Bassons, 2 Cors... No. 17. [Parts]
Leipsic Breitkopf et Härtel [without PN] [November 1804]
Price: $3,200.00
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Oblong folio. Unbound. [i] (title), 2-3, [i] (blank) pp. Engraved. Signature "Dissauer" in ink to lower right corner of title. Dynamics added in pencil. Slightly worn, soiled and stained; edges slightly frayed; repair to inner margin.
MOZART, Wolfgang Amadeus 1756-1791
[K621 no. 4]. Marcia per il Clavicembalo ricavata dall'Opera La Clemenza di Tito... 12 xr.
Vienna Artaria e Comp. [PN] 546 [1795]
Price: $400.00
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Original publisher's light green wrappers with titling within decorative border to upper, woodcut publisher's device to lower.  Pianoforte: Oblong folio. 1f. (title), 2-22 p. Typeset. With light green paper reinforcement to spine, lettered: "Oeuvres de Mozart. Concert p[our] l[e]. Pianof[orte] No. 5." Title: "Concert pour le Pianoforte avec Accompagnement de 2 Violons, Alto et Basse, 2 Hautbois, 2 Cors et 2 Bassons... No. 5." Incipit of first movement (2 measures) below titling. Manuscript addition in ink to reinforcement of spine: "C.dur."Together with:Orchestral parts, all folio, unbound and typeset:Violino Primo: 6 pp. Violino Secondo: 6 pp.Viola: 4 pp.Basso: 4 pp.Oboe primo: 2 pp.Oboe secondo: 2 pp.Corno primo in C: 2 pp.Corno secondo in C: 2 pp.Fagotto primo: 2 pp.Fagotto secondo: 2 pp.Pianoforte part slightly soiled and foxed; spine partially lacking; final leaf frayed at outer edge; some minor imperfections. Orchestral parts slightly to moderately foxed; Fagotto 1 and 2 parts slightly dampstained at lower edge; minor repairs to Basso part. A very good copy overall.
MOZART, Wolfgang Amadeus 1756-1791
[K387b (415)]. Concert pour le Pianoforte avec Accompagnement de 2 Violons, Alto et Basse, 2 Hautbois, 2 Cors et 2 Bassons....No. 5. [Parts]
Leipsic Breitkopf et Härtel [without PN] [November 1800]
Price: $3,000.00
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Oblong folio. Modern plain brown wrappers. [i] (title with text within oval border), 2-19, [i] (blank) pp. Engraved. Publisher's numbers "1623" and "1790" to lower left corner of title; printed note "Proprieté de l'editeur" above imprint; the words "tirée d'un Quintetto" below the line "tirée d'une Simphonie" erased. With plate numbers added to all pages.   Accidental added in pencil to last measure of p. 5.        Slightly soiled; some minor dampstaining to upper inner corners; minor paper imperfections; paper reinforcement to inner margins of outer leaves and spine.
MOZART, Wolfgang Amadeus 1756-1791
[K550]. [Gelinek, Josef 1758-1825]. Grande Sonate pour Le Forte-Piano par L'Abbé Gelinek tirée d'une Simphonie[!]... 1f. 20
Vienne Artaria et Comp. [PN 1790] [1806 or later]
Price: $400.00
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Oblong folio. Unbound. [i] (title with text within oval border), 2-19, [i] (blank) pp. Engraved. Publisher's numbers "1623" and "1790" to lower left corner of title; printed note "Proprieté de l'editeur" above imprint; the words "tirée d'un Quintetto" below "tirée d'une Simphonie" erased.Manuscript "VI" and monogram (?"Th") to upper left corner of title; "F 3" to upper right; accidental in ink to last measure of p. 5.        Some soiling and staining, primarily to outer margin.
MOZART, Wolfgang Amadeus 1756-1791
[K550]. [Gelinek, Josef 1758-1825]. Grande Sonate pour Le Forte-Piano par L'Abbé Gelinek tirée d'une Simphonie[!]... 1f. 20
Vienne Artaria et Comp. [without PN] [1806]
Price: $600.00
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Oblong quarto. Early stiff blue wrappers with oval cut paper label to upper titled in manuscript: "Sÿmphonie in Es von W: A: Mozart. Partitur." [i] (title), [2]-[84] pp. Carefully notated in black ink on heavy paper with fifteen pre-ruled staves. Oval handstamp to foot of upper wrapper and title.In the hand of an unknown copyist, with a number of corrections, erasures, etc., left incomplete and later used as the basis of a re-orchestration. Original score order: "Viol[in] 1," "Viol[in] 2," "A. Viole" (blank), "Flauti 1" (blank), "Flauti 2" (blank), "Clarinett 1," "Clarinett 2" (both in B-flat), "Corno 1," "Corno 2" (both in E-flat), "Tromp[ette] 1" (blank), "Tromp[ette] 2" (blank), "Bassi" (2 staves), "Fagotti" (2 staves). Overpaste to bassoon parts, pp. [45]-[49].Revisions in red ink in another hand: "A. Viole" struck through and replaced with "2 Oboes"; "Flauti 1" struck through and replaced with "Corni 3-4 in Es"; "Flauti 2" struck through and replaced with "3 Posaunen." Wrappers worn, stained and frayed with some loss to spine. Slightly soiled, foxed and browned; overpaste to pp. [45]-[49] moderately browned; small paper imperfection to pp. [49]-[50]; stain to p. [56]; dampstaining to inner margins of pp. [57]-[64]; red ink to final leaves slightly water damaged with some offsetting; handstamp to title illegible.
MOZART, Wolfgang Amadeus 1756-1791
[K543]. Sinfonie von Mozart Oev.[!] 58. [Manuscript full score]
[?Germany] [?after 1820]
Price: $2,000.00
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Oblong folio. Unbound. [i] (title), 2-9, [i] (blank) pp. Lithographed. Price blank. With printed note to foot of title: "2 1/2 bög[en]" (2 1/2 bifolia).Annotations and corrections to notation in pencil.Moderately foxed, soiled, and frayed at outer edge; repair to title leaf; spine reinforced with paper tape.
MOZART, Wolfgang Amadeus 1756-1791
[K527]. Ouverture aus der Oper Don Juan für das Piano=Forte.
Wien im Verlage der k.k. priv. chemy Druckerey [PN] 9 [1803]
Price: $450.00
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Signed and dated by the artist in the stone, together with an attestation to the fact that the portrait was made from life. Printed in black on a yellow ground. 193 x 165 mm. Margins slightly worn and foxed. In very good condition overall. A fine impression on wove paper.
ROSSINI, Gioachino 1792-1868
Fine bust-length portrait lithograph by Juilen Boilly (1796-1874)
Paris de Villain [ca. 1823]
Price: $600.00
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Folio. Newly bound in half dark tan leather with marbled boards, dark red leather label titled in gilt to spine. 1f. (title), 1f. (privilege), 1-9 (typeset preface), [i] (blank), 51, [i] (blank) pp. Engraved, with "Philips Sculpt." to foot of last page of music. With the signature of George Howell and a date of 1750 to front free endpaper.From the distinguished collection of the noted English music and instrument dealer Thomas William Taphouse (1838-1905), with his signature "TW Taphouse Oxford" on a small slip of paper affixed to front pastedown.Light uniform browning; two leaves slightly stained at blank upper margin; endpapers and final three leaves slightly foxed; Howell signature partially erased. A very good, clean and well-margined copy overall.
GEMINIANI, Francesco 1687-1762
The Art of Playing on the Violin
London [n.p.] 1751
Price: $2,800.00
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The composer is depicted in formal dress holding a quill pen poised over a leaf of blank music manuscript paper. "F. Halévy" printed to foot of image. 292 x 355 mm. Minor browning to edges. A fine impression on wove paper with large margins.
HALÉVY, Jaques Francois 1799-1862
Fine large bust-length portrait lithograph by Zéphirin Belliard (1798-?1857)
Paris Lith. de Grégoire et Deneux [1843-1851]
Price: $800.00
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