27279. [ADRIAN BOULT].: Beethoven Ninth Symphony pianoforte score by Carl Reinecke, Chorla Portion only English translation ...by Rev W T Southward.

Leipzig, Breitkopf & Hartel, circa 1900. Large 8vo, 78 pages, piano score, original cloth backed printed wrappers, slightly used but very good. SIR ADRIAN BOULT'S COPY, inscribed on the upper wrapper 'Adrian C Boult 15 Oct 1910.' After studying at Westminster school Boult went up to Christ Church, Oxford, to read history in 1908, Dyring this period of his life he devoted much time to musical activities in the area of performance, and this study arrangemnt of Beethoven's nInth dates from this period. An unusual early association piece. £30.00

27280. [PICAVER, ALFRED [TENOR].: Alfred Picaver's working score of Verdi's Aida.

Ricordi, circa 1910. 4to, pp 307, the tenor part indicated in red lencil, with performance annotations, signed on the drop title, original cloth, Picaver's name in gilt on upper board, and his fine etched Vienna Opera bookplate on the front paste-down. A few reapirs and necessary signs of use, but generally In very good state. Further details on request. Further details on request. £45.00

27281. HALL , MARIE [VIOLINIST].: A Good Signed photographic postcard of 'Miss Marie Hall.'

Rotary Photographic postcad postmarked 1907. An attractive signed portrait in VG state of this most famou of English female violinists of the period. who made her London debut in 1903. Vaughan Williams too advice from her in writing his 'Lark Ascending' and gave the first performances of both piano and violin accompanied versions. She also made the first -abridged - recording of the Elgar Violin Concerto. This example is certainly in response to a fan mail request addressed by herself to a Miss Hutchinson in Rochdale, sent from Bradford. £35.00