An Introduction to the Skill of Musick, In Three Books... Containing I. The Grounds and Principles of Musick, according to the Gamut: In the most Easy Method, for Young Practitioners. II. Instructions and Lessons for the Treble Tenor, and Bass-Viols; and also for the Treble-Violin. III. The Art of Descant, or Composing Musick in Parts: Made very Plain and Easy by the late Mr. Henry Purcell. The Nineteenth Edition. Corrected, and done on the New-Ty'd Note.; The First Contains The Grounds and Rules of Musick, according to the Gam-ut, and other Principles thereof. The Second, Instructions and Lessons both for the Bass=Viol and Treble=Violin. The Third, The Art of Descant, or Composing of Musick in Parts, in a more Plain and Easie Method than any heretofore Published. The Tenth Edition, Corrected and Enlarged.
Collection of 132 rare broadside programs for performances of operas, pantomimes, dramas, comedies, etc. at the Hof-Theater in Weimar. An apparently complete (or near-complete) record of productions from September 18, 1847 to June 17, 1848. Of special note are performances under the direction of Franz Liszt dated from February 16 to February 27, 1848, and March 5.
Two Melodies set for voice and piano. I. Prière du Roi négre (dedicated to Aubrey Pankey) - in French - II. Melodía I - in Spanish -. Musical manuscripts in the hand of an unknown copyist. With an autograph inscription from the composer to noted African-American baritone Aubrey Pankey.
Un homme est Mort. Song for voice and piano with text by Pierre Vandendries. Autograph musical manuscript signed. With an autograph inscription from the composer to noted African-American baritone Aubrey Panky dated August 12, 1942.
Fine half-length photograph of this Armenian-born violinist and composer in formal dress. Signed "H. Gudenian," with a 2-measure autograph musical quotation identified as "Paganini Concerto" to upper portion. Inscribed "à Mr. Le Lieutenant v. Ballasko" [Lieutenant Carl Edler von Ballasko], in all likelihood a relation of the noted WWII fighter pilot Otto Edler von Ballasko (1919-2005).