November 1, 2016, 1:30 PM EST
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Lot 229: SCHUMANN, CLARA. Autograph Letter Signed, to "Sir," in English,(14 views)
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Description: "I SELECT . . . THE CONCERT STÜCK OF WEBER" SCHUMANN, CLARA. Autograph Letter Signed, to "Sir," in English, agreeing to perform for the Society of Female Musicians and indicating her choice of music. 2 1/2 pages, 12mo, written on a singled folded sheet; nearly complete separation at center vertical fold, minor scattered soiling, remnants of prior mounting at upper edge of third page. [London], 5 May [1839-66]
Notes: "I am happy to comply with your request that I should play a piece at the ensuing concert of the 'Society of Female Musicians' and it gives me pleasure to be able to forward the views of so valuable a Society. The piece I select is the Concert Stück of Weber."