Fine full-length role-portrait photograph of the noted German tenor as Siegfried in Götterdämmerung posing with Grane, the horse offered him by Brünnhilde in exchange for his gift of a ring to her as a token of his faithfulness. Boldly signed in full and dated New York, 1914.
Romeo et Juliette. Sinfonie dramatique avec Choeurs, Solos de Chant et Prologue en Récitatif choral composée d'après la Tragédie de Shakespeare... A Nicolo Paganini... Op. 17 Partition de Piano par Th. Ritter. [Piano-vocal score].
Scrapbook of the 19th century harpist H.B. Fabiani ca. 1837-? active in both France and the United States containing autograph letters of Berlioz, Campana, Champein, Charles Eulenstein (German Jew's harp and guitar player), Fétis, Halévy, Kreutzer, Meyerbeer, and Thalberg together with original photographs of Berlioz, Meyerbeer, and Rossini; numerous programs including many featuring works by Fabiani or in which Fabiani performed; testimonials regarding the excellence of Fabiani's teaching; contemporary newspaper reviews; visiting cards, many with royal, religious, or diplomatic association; invitations; monogrammatic and decorative emblems extracted from letterheads; wax seals, etc. With primarily French content but also including items in German and English and letters written from various American cities including Chicago, Cincinnati, Detroit, and Washington, D.C. Ca. 1860s-1890s.
West Side Story. Libretto by Stephen Sondheim. Dye-line copies of manuscript piano-vocal scores of Something's Coming (Could Be) and Tonight, with annotations almost certainly in the hand of Bernstein's protégé, Yuri Krasnapolsky.
Collection of approximately 30 typed and autograph letters and postcards from Helen G. Coates, Bernstein's first piano teacher and personal assistant for most of his adult life, to Madeline Hsu (Forte), pianist and wife of musicologist Allen Forte