Sale: 348 / Rare Books, Nov. 17./18. 2008 in Hamburg Lot 63

 
Musik - Musiker-Slg.: 6 Taktstöcke (Toscanini, Furtwängler u. a.), div. Fotoalben, div. Graphiken, tlw. eigh. signiert.


 
63
Musik
Musiker-Slg.: 6 Taktstöcke (Toscanini, Furtwängler u. a.), div. Fotoalben, div. Graphiken, tlw. eigh. signiert., 1937.
Estimate:
€ 3,000 / $ 3,510
Sold:
€ 4,080 / $ 4.773

(incl. 20% surcharge)
Lot description
Taktstöcke. - Collection of music material with 6 batons of important conductors. In two baton cases (wood covered with cloth). Also 5 folders with ca. 160 orig. photographs and photo postcards of famous conductors and solo musicians, partly with autogr. dedication and signature. From the years around 1937 to 1970. Loosely in 5 cardborad folders. Oblong 8vo.
Remarkable collection of music material. - The batons by the conductors Arturo Toscanini (1867-1957; 49,5 cm, wood with cork handle), Wilhelm Furtwängler (1868-1954; 49,5 cm, wood, dated 1943) and Herbert von Karajan (1908-1989, 43,7cm, wood with cork handle), Otto Klemperer (1885-1953; 45,3 cm, white lacquered wood with cork handle, dated 1969), Fritz Busch (1890-1951; 42,7 cm, wood, enforced with tape) and Rafael Kubelik (1914-1996; 39,5 cm, dated 1955, wood with leather handle, tip minimally broken). - The collection of photographs (mostly in a format of 10 : 15 cm up to 13 : 18 cm, some up to 20 : 26 cm) comprises depictions of famous people (all with autogr. and signed dedication) such aswie W. Furtwängler, H. von Karajan (certificate for master class of conducting, with autogr. signature, photos without ms addition), Fritz Busch, Yehudi Menuhin, Otto Klemperer, Rafael Kubelik, Richard Strauss, Joseph Keilberth, Paul Casals, Emil Ludwig (writer), Bruno Walter, Robert Denzler, Carl Schuricht, Ernest Ansermet, Reine Gianoli (conductor), also photographs (without ms addition) of Johannes Brahms, A. Toscanini, S. W. Rachmaninow, Isaac Stern, Eugen Jochum, Karl Böhm, Clara Haskil, Marcel J. J. Dupré, Marie-José (former queen of Italye, with daughter) and much more. - Attached: 1 album with newspaper clips on Toscanini, 1 monography Toscanini by P. Stefan (1935) and 2 audio tapes, among others with a Toscanini interview. - 1 addition (reproduction). - In good condition. -
From the estate of Antonio Tusa (1900-1982), Swiss cellist, composer and Haydn expert. Tusa, solo- and orchestra cellist in the Winterthur municipal orchestra, started conducting as a hobby and worked together with the Bavarian radio orchestra, for example. During his career he met numerous important musicians and conductors.
Remarkable collection of music material of the Swiss cellist (1900-1982), composer and Haydn expert Antonio Tusa. With 6 batons of important conductors, Arturo Toscanini, Wilhelm Furtwängler, Herbert von Karajan, Otto Klemperer, Fritz Busch and Rafael Kubelik. In two baton cases (wood covered with cloth). Also 5 folders with ca. 160 orig. photographs and photo postcards of famous conductors and solo musicians, e.g. Richard Strauss, Yehudi Menuhin, Johannes Brahms etc., partly with autogr. dedication and signature. From the years around 1937 to 1970. Loosely in 5 cardborad folders. - Attached is 1 album with newspaper clips on Toscanini, 1 monography 'Toscanini' by P. Stefan (1935) and 2 audio tapes, among others with a Toscanini interview. 1 addition (reproduction). - In good condition.

63
Musik
Musiker-Slg.: 6 Taktstöcke (Toscanini, Furtwängler u. a.), div. Fotoalben, div. Graphiken, tlw. eigh. signiert., 1937.
Estimate:
€ 3,000 / $ 3,510
Sold:
€ 4,080 / $ 4.773

(incl. 20% surcharge)