Lot 509

HINDEMITH, Paul (1895-1963). A manuscript musical quotation from an unidentified work. With 8 other items. (9)

Estimate: £500 - £800
Hammer price: £450
Bidding ended. Lot has been sold.

HINDEMITH, Paul (1895-1963). A manuscript musical quotation of 4 bars from an unidentified work, signed by the composer, on a thin piece of cards with dimensions 44 x 120mm., laid down on a larger sheet of paper, with, on the verso, a more substantial manuscript musical quotation by Mina Härma, signed; with a one-page autograph letter, signed by Paul Hindemith, and dated 19.XI.22, to "Direktor [?]Hertzka"; and other short manuscript musical quotations, each signed, by Arnold Bax (piece unidentified), Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco (from his 1st Piano Concerto), Eric Coates ("Knightsbridge" from the London Suite), Carl Orff ("O Fortuna" from Carmina Burana), Wilhelm Peterson-Berger (piece unidentified) and William Walton (piece unidentified, but signed and dated Jan 25th 1938). Provenance: from the Collection of the late Dr Elkan Lewis (1931-2020). (9)

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