Sothebys: Music, Continental Books and Medieval Manuscripts - bidstart 7/7, L20403, London

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Auction Date
07/14/2020 - 07/14/2020
Page Size: 167 items in 7 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
1

Two folio albums of letters and manuscripts by Clara Schumann, Parry, Lind, Viardot, Spohr, Bülow and others, C19

19th cGBP 1,500.00 - 2,000.00GBP 7,500.00
2AUBER, DANIEL-FRANÇOIS-ESPRIT

D.-F.-E. Auber, Autograph manuscript of the song "Sur les bords écumants des fleuves qui roulent des flots", 1840?

1840?GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00Not Sold
3BACH, JOHANN SEBASTIAN

J.S. Bach. First edition full score of the St. Matthew Passion, Berlin 1830

Berlin 1830GBP 8,000.00 - 10,000.00GBP 15,000.00
4BACH, JOHANN SEBASTIAN

J. S. Bach. Three first and early editions of music for organ, bound in one volume, 1831-1834

1831-1834GBP 1,200.00 - 1,500.00Not Sold
5BACH, JOHANN SEBASTIAN

J. S. Bach. Two early editions: Fantaisie pour le Clavecin, No I [BWV 906] & Chromatische Fantasie BWV 903

GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00Not Sold
6BARTÓK, BÉLA

B. Bartók, 5 autograph letters to Frederick Delius, about the influence of folk music on his works, 1910-1911

about the influence of folk music on his works1910-1922GBP 10,000.00 - 15,000.00GBP 20,000.00
7BEETHOVEN, LUDWIG VAN

L v Beethoven, unpublished autograph note signed about the "Archduke" Trio and his final violin sonata, [1813-1815]

1813-1815GBP 20,000.00 - 30,000.00Not Sold
8BEETHOVEN, LUDWIG VAN

L.van Beethoven. First edition, second issue of the Ninth Symphony op.125 [full score], Mainz & Paris, [c.1827]

Mainz & Parisc.1827GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00GBP 8,125.00
9BIZET, GEORGES

G. Bizet, Autograph musical quotation of the 'Flower Song' from "Carmen", in the album of the first Don José, 1868-1875

1868-1875GBP 15,000.00 - 20,000.00GBP 18,750.00
10BRAHMS, JOHANNES

J. Brahms. The correspondence with Ernst Rudorff, 16 letters with replies, and an autograph music manuscript 1865-1887

1865-1887GBP 30,000.00 - 40,000.00Not Sold
11BRAHMS, JOHANNES

J. Brahms. Autograph letter to Elisabet von Herzogenberg, about the op.76 piano pieces and Ethel Smyth, [1878]

1878GBP 2,000.00 - 3,000.00GBP 2,250.00
12BRAHMS, JOHANNES

J. Brahms. Autograph letter to Anna Franz (née Wittgenstein), thanking her for some tobacco [before 1892]

1892GBP 2,000.00 - 3,000.00GBP 3,000.00
13BRUCH, MAX

Max Bruch. Autograph manuscript full score of the Overture to his opera "Die Loreley", April 1863

1863GBP 5,000.00 - 6,000.00GBP 5,000.00
14BRUCH, MAX

M. Bruch. Collection of manuscripts of the opera "Die Loreley" op.16, some corrected by the composer, 1863-1916

1863-1916GBP 2,000.00 - 3,000.00Not Sold
15CAMPRA, ANDRÉ

A. Campra. Early eighteenth-century manuscript short score of the opera "Tancrède", 1726

1726GBP 2,000.00 - 3,000.00GBP 2,375.00
16CHOPIN, FRÉDÉRIC

F. Chopin. Autograph note to his pupil the young prodigy Carl Filtsch, about his concert in Paris [April 1843]

1843GBP 8,000.00 - 10,000.00GBP 17,500.00
17[CHOPIN, FRÉDÉRIC]--ANTOINE BARCINSKI

[F. Chopin]--autograph letter by Chopin's brother-in-law Antoine Barcinski, about the 17 Polish Songs op.74, 1857

1857GBP 1,500.00 - 2,000.00Not Sold
18GOUNOD, CHARLES

Ch. Gounod. Autograph manuscript of "Saint-François d'Assise", in a fine "Gothic" binding by Gruel, 1891

1891GBP 12,000.00 - 15,000.00GBP 13,750.00
19GRANATA, GIOVANNI BATTISTA

G.B. Granata. Soavi concenti di sonate musicali per la chitarra spagnuola [guitar], Bologna: Giacomo Monti, 1659

1659GBP 6,000.00 - 8,000.00GBP 10,000.00
20LISZT, FRANZ

F. Liszt. Autograph musical albumblatt of a "Preludio" for piano, Nuremberg, 11 October 1843

1843GBP 3,000.00 - 4,000.00GBP 4,375.00
21LISZT, FRANZ

F. Liszt. Large lithographed portrait of Liszt in 1846, with an autograph musical quotation, signed ("FL")

1846GBP 2,000.00 - 3,000.00GBP 8,125.00
22MASSENET, JULES

J. Massenet. Autograph manuscript of "Musique pour une Pie?ce antique", from "Les E?rinnyes", for piano, 1873

1873GBP 2,600.00 - 3,000.00GBP 3,000.00
23MENDELSSOHN BARTHOLDY, FELIX

F. Mendelssohn Bartholdy. Autograph manuscript of the song 'Im Frühling' ("Ich hör' ein Vöglein locken"), London 1842

London1842GBP 20,000.00 - 25,000.00Not Sold
24MENDELSSOHN BARTHOLDY, FELIX

F. Mendelssohn. Unpublished autograph letter to his publisher Friedrich Kistner, Leipzig, 18 December 1839

1839GBP 1,500.00 - 2,000.00Not Sold
25MEYERBEER, GIACOMO

G. Meyerbeer, Fine early autograph letter to Giovanni Ricordi about "Romilda e Costanza", 24 April 1818

1818GBP 600.00 - 800.00GBP 625.00
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