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Beethoven: A Celebration of the 250th Anniversary of the Composer's Birth
Specialities : Music
Celebrating the 250th anniversary of Beethoven’s birth in 1770. It contains 113 items devoted exclusively to the composer, including first and early editions, a number of prints, 19th century books, and ephemera including early programs and playbills, all illustrated.
A few highlights include first editions of the iconic 5th Symphony and Beethoven's major work for the stage, the ballet Prometheus; the first edition, first issue of Op. 127, one of the famous late string quartets; and an original engraved copperplate for a striking 20th century Jugendstil image by the Austrian graphic artist Alois Kolb, together with a copy of the original print.
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