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Lot 507

COPLAND, Aaron (1900-90). A manuscript musical quotation from the Concerto for Clarinet. With a one-page autograph letter by Copland. (2)

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COPLAND, Aaron (1900-90). A manuscript musical quotation in the composer's hand of 3 bars from the Concerto for Clarinet, inscribed and signed by the composer "Solo Clar. in Bb Concerto for Clarinet, Aaron Copland ... with humor, relaxed" in the lower margin of a monochrome photograph by Viktor Kraft of the composer sitting at a piano, overall dimensions 235 x 155mm. With a one-page autograph letter by Copland, signed, to "Mr Coombs", dated "Aug 19 1955", requesting a copy of the score of 'Appalachian Spring' (a few chips with very slight loss). Provenance: from the Collection of the late Dr Elkan Lewis (1931-2020). (2)

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