Nov 07, 2017 - Sale 2461

Sale 2461 - Lot 184

Price Realized: $ 4,500
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COMPLETE VOCAL SCORE OF "THE LIBERATION OF THESEUS" MILHAUD, DARIUS. Autograph Musical Manuscript dated and Signed, twice ("Milhaud" and in full), working draft of the vocal score for his single-act opera The Liberation of Theseus (Op. 99), notated on systems of between 2 and 8 staves, with holograph title-page and introductory text and lyrics, in French. Signed in byline on title-page and after last bar. German lyrics and notes in unknown hand. 16 pages, folio, 16 machine-ruled staves on recto and verso, written on two folded sheets and 6 loose leaves; chipping and minor loss to center vertical fold of cover, publisher's ink stamps on cover and first page of music, faint scattered soiling throughout; custom cloth box with gilt spine title. "L'Enclos" [Aix-en-Provence], 18 April 1927

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with--Darius Milhaud. La délivrance de Thésée: opéra minute en six scènes. Narrow 4to, printed wrappers. Wien: Universal Edition, 1953.
From the Jimmy Van Heusen Collection.