[Chamber music - Ballet]. 4 music manuscripts in handwritten copies: "Fantaisie Basque" by Gabrie Pierné; "Plegaria" by A. Rubio; "Caprice" by Henryk Wieniawski; and "Malaguena" by Isaac Albéniz arranged by Jacque Thibaud. Includes a printed programme "Concerto de Danse. N. Trouhanowa".

[Paris], 25 May 1901, 1907, 1912, and no date.

(Oblong) folio. (24+8+6½+3¾ =) 42¼ pp. (including one title-page) on 7 bifolia, and 7 ff. Two with original wrappers (one including handwritten title), sewn.

32 pp. With black and white text lithographs and coloured lithographic plates, two of which folded. Original colour illustrated wrappers. Silk-cord bound.


Gabriel Pierné's "Fantaisie basque" (op. 49), score for violin and piano, dedicated on the title-page to the violin virtuoso Jacques Thibaud.

A. Rubio's "Plegaria" (op. 39), score for violoncello and organ.

Henri Wieniawski's "Caprice" (op. 18, copied by E. Tromont), arranged by Jacques Thibaud with Thibaud's autograph inscription to his friend, the violinist Jules Boucherit: "À mon ami Jules Boucherit".

Thibaud's arrangement of "Malaguena" (op.165) by Isaac Albéniz.

With some additions in pencil and blue crayon. Margins with occasional small defects throughout, somewhat damaged in places and showing slight foxing, partly reinforced.

Unnumbered deluxe copy of the programme for "Concerto de Danse. N. Trouhanowa" (printed by Maquet, Paris, 1912), Natalia Trouhanowa's ballet shows at the Théâtre des Arts. Includes "Istar" by Vincent d'Indy, "La Tragédie de Salomé" by Florent Schmitt, "La Péri" by Paul Dukas and "Adélaïde ou le Langage des fleurs" by Maurice Ravel. Depicts characters, costumes, and set designs, all illustrated by the show's decorators René Piot (cover), Georges Desvallières, Maxime Dethomas and Monsieur Dresa. With a menu in the centrefold and full-length photographic portrait of Trouhanowa in costume as "Salomé". Ownership of the composer Gustave Samazeuilh to front endpapers.

Wrappers slightly dust- and fingerstained; upper cover showing some marginal defects.

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