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The Passion of Yeshua (Part I-[II]) (2017) (Short Score in the Composer's Manuscript, for Perusal Only). Autograph musical manuscript of the complete work for SATB Chorus and orchestra. Together with photocopies of both parts with autograph corrections by DANIELPOUR, Richard b. 1956

AUTOGRAPH MUSICAL MANUSCRIPT2 volumes. Oblong folio. With text and musical notation in pencil throughout on 10-stave "Lean Kat Music" music manuscript paper. Signed "R. Danielpour" and dated 2016 at upper right corner of page one on both parts and with "...

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$38,500.00


THE GREGORY L. SCHAEFER AMERICAN & BRITISH HYMNODY COLLECTION, 1515-1950

The Gregory L. Schaefer American & British Hymnody Collection, one of the largest private collections of its kind in the United States, encompasses both printed and manuscript material relating to virtually all Christian denominations in America, Great B...

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$35,750.00


Autograph letter signed ("Chopin"), possibly to the composer's pupil Friederike Müller by CHOPIN, Frédéric 1810-1849

1 page. Small octavo (131 x 100 mm). Dated "Paris 10 avril" [?1845]. In French. Chopin plans to leave Paris within three weeks, most probably for Nohant, George Sand's summer estate, and tells his correspondent that he will be back in September or Octobe...

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$31,350.00


Cello Concerto #3: Legend of the Phoenix. Autograph map of form and sketches by THOMAS, Augusta Read b. 1964

One leaf. Large oblong folio (482 x 737 mm; 19" x 29"). Original visual map of work. Executed in black and various bright colored inks on ivory paper. With title and dedication across the top of the page: "Cello Concerto #3 With admiration and gratitude ...

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$15,950.00


Sweet Potato Kicks the Sun. An Opera for All Ages. For Small Ensemble and Special Guest Artist. Libretto by Leslie Dunton-Downer. Autograph map of form with sketches by THOMAS, Augusta Read b. 1964

Large oblong folio (483 x 1499 mm; 19" x 59"); two sheets taped together to make one large leaf. Executed in brightly colored inks on beige paper. Incorporating several images of buildings, etc., laid down.Map of form depicts the progression of the opera...

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$15,400.00


Brio for orchestra. Autograph map of form with sketches by THOMAS, Augusta Read b. 1964

Large oblong folio (483 x 737 mm; 19" x 29"). Executed in various bright colors on heavy ivory paper. Title and dedication to head of page "Brio for orchestra - (Map of Form) / Dedicated with admiration and gratitude to Kay Bucksbaum / Commissioned by An...

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$14,850.00


Hemke Concerto "Prisms of Light" for solo alto saxophone and orchestra. Autograph map of form with sketches. Signed by THOMAS, Augusta Read b. 1964

Large oblong folio (483 x 889 mm; 19" x 35" ); two sheets taped together to make one large leaf. Executed in various colors of ink including black, brown, green, red, orange, yellow, and pink. Title, subtitle, and dedication to head of page: "Hemke Conce...

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$13,750.00


Symphony No. 3. "Thirty-Seven Years." Musical manuscript full score in a copyist's hand with extensive annotations, corrections, etc. in the hand of the composer. Signed in pencil at conclusion by EL-DABH, Halim 1921-2017

Full score:133, [i] (blank) pp. Large folio. Notated in ink. With title ("Symphonie No 3 of 37 years") to head, composer's name and "Cairo 1953" to upper outer corner, and copyright notes to foot of first page. Copyright date of 2008 to right margin whit...

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$13,200.00


EOS (Goddess of the Dawn). A Ballet for Orchestra. Autograph map of form by THOMAS, Augusta Read b. 1964

Large oblong folio (482 x 737 mm; 19" x 29"). Executed in brown, green, and various additional colors of ink on ivory paper. Title to lower center surrounded by illustration of a rising sun: "EOS / Goddess of the Dawn / A Ballet for Orchestra." Dedicatio...

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$13,200.00


!hope for choir (3 soprano and 2 alto voices), unaccompanied. Autograph map of form by THOMAS, Augusta Read b. 1964

Oblong folio (482 x 737 mm; 19" x 29"). Executed in various bright colors on heavy ivory paper. Title to center of upper margin: "!hope / (for SSSAA Choir)" with premiere, commission, and dedication surrounding title: "World premiere took place on Octobe...

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$13,200.00


Helios Choros, a Ballet, a triptych for orchestra. Autograph map of form by THOMAS, Augusta Read b. 1964

Oblong folio (482 x 737 mm; 19" x 29"). Executed in various bright colors on heavy ivory paper. Title to top center "Helios Choros / for Orchestra / - 2006 / (Sun God Dancers) / For Orchestra with Dancers." With "A General Outline of the Form" to upper l...

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$12,650.00


Qi for percussion quartet. Autograph map of form by THOMAS, Augusta Read b. 1964

Oblong folio (482 x 737 mm; 19" x 29"). Rendered in various bright colors on ivory paper. Title and instrumentation to upper left corner decorated with colorful stars, lines, squiggles, and dots like an expoding firecracker: "QI / for percussion quartet ...

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$12,650.00


[W. V, 8]. Sonata for violin and bass in E-flat major [Autograph musical manuscript] by VIOTTI, Giovanni Battista 1755-1824

1782. Small folio (ca. 30 x 23 cm). 4ff. Notated in ink on rastrum-drawn 16-stave laid paper. No date, no place, but almost certainly Paris, ca. 1782.1r (title), 1v-2v (Allegro), [3r-4v presumed missing], 5r (Andante conclusion), 5r-6v (Rondeau Allegrett...

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$12,650.00


Fanfare of Hope and Solidarity for Orchestra. Autograph map of form by THOMAS, Augusta Read b. 1964

1 leaf. Oblong folio (280 x 432 mm). Executed in black and various brightly-coloured inks. Signed in full by the composer and dated 2020. A dynamic visual representation of the work's progression, its elements anchored by a single horizontal line represe...

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$11,000.00


Symphony No. 2. In two movements. Autograph musical manuscript full score and associated material by EL-DABH, Halim 1921-2017

Autograph musical manuscript. Full score. Large folio, 510 x 332 mm. First movement pp. 1-24; second movement pp. 25-29. In ink on 30-stave "Circle Blue Print Co." onion skin. With titling, "To Judd Cook," instrumentation to head, and copyright dated 200...

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$10,450.00


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