Tavaszi ibolyák. (Keringő.) Hegedűre zongorakisérettel ... Edition "FAIB." With an autograph inscription signed in full by the composer. Ferenc ALBERT.

Tavaszi ibolyák. (Keringő.) Hegedűre zongorakisérettel ... Edition "FAIB." With an autograph inscription signed in full by the composer

Budapest: Preszler Mihály, 1937.

Folio. Stapled. Original wrappers with decorative title illustrated by E. Cservenka. 3, [1] (catalog of works) pp. + Violin part (verso of one leaf). Arranged by Imre Bocskai for violin and piano.

With an autograph inscription in ink to title, signed and dated Budapest, March 9, 1940: "Zsidek Béla Barátomnak igaz szeretettel és hálas köszönettel" (To my dear fried Béla Zsidek, with love and sincere gratitude).

Together with:
TINKOVAI, M.G. A Hegedű. Budapest: Cantate [C. 9], 1939. [4] pp. Lithographed. Decorative color title with reproduction of photograph of Albert holding violin. 1 page. For voice and piano. Text in Hungarian.
Signed and inscribed to Zsidek as above.

Wrappers slightly browned and soiled; very minor rust stain from staples.

Rare (no copies located).

Hungarian composer and violinist Ferenc Albert (Franz/Franćois d'Albert) was a popular performer and composer during the interwar period in Budapest. He left Hungary following the war, taught in Ireland for several years, and eventually settled in Chicago, where he became a prominent figure. He served as president of the Chicago Conservatory College from 1959 to 1980 and worked to promote the pedagogical methods of Zoltán Kodály.

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Price: $65.00  other currencies

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