Sotheby's (London)

Collection, 1902-1996: 1 folder (77 leaves)

Founded in 1744, the auction house of Sotheby's has offices throughout the world. They occasionally auction items relating to Schoenberg.

Contents

auction item descriptions for:
books, Harmonielehre, Texte (1911-1926) (2 copies)
correspondence (53 items: 1902-1951) with Paul [s.n.], George Bainton, Helene Berg, Else Cross, Erna Gál, Felix Greissle, Leonard Gross, Alfred Herz, Alfred Kalmus, Gottfried Kassowitz, Paul Königer, Karl Rankl, Frau Redlich, Hermann Scherchen, Verdina Schlionsky, Josef Travnicek, Egon Wellesz, Wiener Volksbildungverein, Winkler, et al.
essay, Schoenberg's "Parsifal und Urheberrecht" (1912)
miscellaneous document (1 item: 1920)
music (18 items: 1903-1949)
correspondence (ASI, 9 items: 1978, 1996)
painting (1 item: 1917) portrait of Arnold Schönberg by Egon Schiele
photographs (7 items: 1909-1950)
teaching materials (1 item: ca. 1930)

correspondence original (11 items: 1902-1996): ASI, Karl Kraus, Hosefine Redlich

Correspondents

ASI (Clara Steuermann [3 items: 1978], Wayne Shoaf [5 items: 1996])
Alban Berg (7 items: 1912-1923)
Ferruccio Busoni (1 item: 1921)
Thomac H. Chapman (1 item: 1947)
John Lubrano, Music Antiquarian (1 item: 1996)
Karl Kraus (1 item: 1917)
Darius Milhaud (1 item: n.d.)
Josefine Redlich (1 item: 1902)
Arnold Schoenberg (27 items: 1902-1951)
Sotheby's (1 item: 1978)
Sir Michael Tippett (1 item: 1951)
Anton Webern (19 items: 1911-1940)

Music cited

Opp. 5, 10, 15, 17, 19, 21, 31, 34, 36, 37, 47, Gurre-Lieder, "So les' man mich in Tönen"

1998 catalogue contents: Arnold Schönberg: Erwartung op. 17, autograph manuscript von piano-vocal score (description in Catalogue 21 May 1998, p. 153, facsimile of one page on p. 63)
2012 catalogue contents: Arnold Schönberg: Streichquartett Nr. 2 op. 10, autograph manuscript (description in auction "De La Collection Musicale André Meyer", 16./17 October 2012, lot 469; 2 images, beginning 1st and 4th mouvement)
2013 catalogue contents: Arnold Schönberg: Gurre-Lieder (Handexemplar Franz Schreker), Texte (dedication to Franz Schreker), Gurre-Lieder piano score (signed by Schoenberg)

 

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