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November 18, 2012, 12:00 PM EST | Freeville, NY, US    Live Auction

Lot 1274: Antique SHEET MUSIC Early 19th Century Decorative Engraved Flute Piano (87 views)

Antique SHEET MUSIC Early 19th Century Decorative Engraved Flute Piano
Estimate: $70 - $200
Details: This lot of sheet music is notable for its age -- late 18th, early 19th century -- and for its beautifully crisp engraving. Much of the music is for one or two flutes, but some pieces are for flute and piano, or etudes for piano alone. There are about 29 pieces in the lot, a few pieces are only two pages, but most are longer. Composers include Carl Krause (including a signed selection),Theobald Boehm, Heinrich Lichner, E.T. Paull, H. Martyn Van Lennep, Neil Mouret, A. Terschak, C. Nicholson, Raphael Dressler, Giulio Briccialdi, Joseph Fahrbach, T. Berbiguier, and W.H. Hamerton. Transcriptions of popular operas of the times, such as Bellini's "Norma" and "La Sonnambula" (both 1831) are present in arrangements for flute and piano by E. Krakamp and Luigi Truzzi.

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Condition / Notes: This material shows its age with some foxing and discoloration, and occasional tears.

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Lot 1274: Antique SHEET MUSIC Early 19th Century Decorative Engraved Flute Piano
National Book Auctions
Books and Ephemera - Lennep, Autographs, Nautical, Antiques
November 18, 2012, 12:00 PM EST