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Chopin, Frédéric. (1810–1849) [Cortot, Alfred. (1877–1962)] [Marmontel, Antoine François. (1816–1898)]
1er. Concerto pour le Piano - From the Collections of Antoine Marmontel and Alfred Cortot
Paris: Chez Maurice Schlesinger, [1833]. First Edition. Used; Like New/Used; Like New. 1er Concerto pour le Piano avec accompagnement d'orchestre, dedié à Monsieur F. Kalkbrenner par Fréd. Chopin. Op. 11. Disbound upright folio. 44 pp. [PN] M. S. 1409. From the collection of Alfred Cortot, with his green stamp to the lower right of the title. Occasional fingerings and other annotations in pencil. Notes on the verso of the last page in pencil, in French, indicate that this copy belonged to pianist Antoine François Marmontel and suggest that the fingerings may be in his hand. Translated from the French: "This copy belonged to Marmontel, judging by the dedications of the pieces bound in the same volume. Perhaps the notes in pencil are from Marmontel..." Toning and foxing; wear to the spine; overall very good. 10 x 13.25 inches (25.5 x 34 cm). Grabowski & Rink 11-1-Sm. A historic copy, having been owned by two of the most important pianists in history. <br style="">Pianist, teacher and musicologist Antoine François Marmontel became Professor of Keyboard at the Paris Conservatory in 1848, succeeding Pierre Zimmermann, and beating out his former teacher Charles-Valentin Alkan. He achieved renown as a pedagogue; among his many notable students were Georges Bizet, Vincent D'Indy, and Claude Debussy. Marmontel was the author of a large number of pedagogical works, as well as musicological works which are among the best sources for the history of the piano and pianists.<br style="">One of the 20th century's most influential — yet inimitable — cla … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Schubertiade Music & Arts [United States]
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