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Sheet music signed by Castelnuovo-Tedesco  

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Six facsimile sheet music scores signed by the composer

Castelnuovo-Tedesco, Mario

Beverly Hills, CA




Six music scores in the hand of the composer printed in facsimile. Approx. 33x28 cm (13¼x11"), self-wrappers; Importance of Being Earnest comb-bound. Comprises: Die Kranische des Ibycus, Ballata Dall'Esilio, Vogelweide: ein Lieder-Cyklus für Bariton und Gitarre (oder Klavier), The Importance of Being Earnest: Act I: Vocal Score; Fuga Elegiaca for 2 Guitars; and Primavera Fiorentina.

All scores are inscribed to Erna and Gerhard [Albersheim] and signed by the composer. Gerhard Albersheim was a pianist and writer on music who had studied with Heinrich Schenker in Vienna prior to joining the Austrian and German Jewish emigre enclave in Los Angeles. The Importance of Being Earnest is dedicated "a Nino Rota". Vogelweide was written for Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau and Siegfried Behrend.

Lot Amendments

Moderate toning to margins, some edge and corner wear. Self-wrappers of Die Kranisch des Ibycus disbound; very good or better.

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