Nov 07, 2017 - Sale 2461

Sale 2461 - Lot 141

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CORRECTED ORCHESTRAL SCORES OF TWO MEDITATIONS FROM "MASS" BERNSTEIN, LEONARD. Printed score for Two Meditations from Mass for orchestra, Signed thrice, in ink or pencil, with numerous holograph corrections throughout, in green or red colored pencil. The score, a facsimile of the original autograph musical document notated on sheets printed with 26 staves per page, in two parts ("Meditation #1" and "Meditation #2"). The first part, with holograph title ("Meditation #1 / from Mass"), signed on first page at upper right and again at lower edge ("copyright 1971, 1972 Leonard Bernstein"). The second part, signed on the first page at upper right, in pencil. Together 12 pages. Each folio, self-wrappers, staple binding; toning and chipping at all edges, horizontal fold, cello tape at edges of later pages of each part. Np, circa 1972

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with--Leonard Bernstein. Printed score for Two Meditations from Mass arranged by the composer for cello solo and piano, unsigned, with several holograph corrections in pencil and red colored pencil throughout. The score, a facsimile of the original autograph musical document notated on sheets printed with 16 staves per page. The cover includes a note to his music editor, Paul G. Wittke ("Wittke / See red changes"). 7 pages, 4to, staple binding. Np, circa 1972.
On October 31, 1971, Two Meditations from Mass was first performed in Austin, TX.