"Sing God a Simple Song..." Leonard Bernstein Signed Musical Quote
Leonard Bernstein Signed Quote.
Item Number: 33071
Inscribed “For James Russell Leonard Bernstein ’74 and has added two bars from A Simple Song and the words, “Sing God a Simple Song….”, the second movement from his 1971 work Mass. In fine condition. Matted and framed with a photograph. The entire piece measures 15.5 inches by 18.25 inches.
Other Books by this Author
"I've been all over the world and I've never seen a statue of a critic": First Edition of Leonard Bernstein's Findings; Signed by Him
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1982.
First edition of this collection of thoughts from Leonard Bernstein. Octavo, original half cloth. Boldly signed by Leonard Bernstein on the front free endpaper. Fine in a fine dust jacket.
“Music, of all the arts, stands in a special region, unlit by any star but its own": The Joy of Music; Signed by Leonard Bernstein
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1959.
First edition, fourth printing of this classic work, a national best-seller on its publication, Bernstein’s first collection of essays and conversations on the world of music. Octavo, original cloth. Signed by Leonard Bernstein on the front free endpaper. Small name above, near fine in a near fine dust jacket with light wear. Dust jacket design by Ronald Clyne. Rare and desirable signed by Bernstein.
First Edition of Sennets & Tuckets: A Bernstein Celebration; Inscribed by Leonard Bernstein to Maria Cole
Boston: The Boston Symphony Orchestra in Collaboration with David R. Godine, 1988.
First edition of this work on Leonard Bernstein. Octavo, original cloth, original slipcase, illustrated. Inscribed by Leonard Bernstein on the half-title page, “For Mrs. Maria Cole Best always LB.” The recipient, Maria Cole, was a jazz singer who performed with Count Basie and Duke Ellington in the 1940s and who was married to Nat King Cole for 17 years until his death in 1965. Bernstein and Cole were friends since the 1940s, seeing one another at Tanglewood each summer, where they both had homes and Bernstein conducted. A nice association. Fine in a fine slipcase. Edited by Steven Ledbetter. With other essays by John Rockwell, Andrew L. Pincus, Larry Stempel, Paul Hume, Steven Ledbetter, Michael Tilson Thomas and by Leonard Bernstein.
New York : The Viking Press, 1968.
First edition. Quarto, original illustrated cloth, illustrated. Inscribed by Leonard Bernstein on the half-title page, “For Mrs. Bonnie Bourne with best wishes Leonard Bernstein.” The recipient Bonnie Bourne was the head and founder of The Bourne Company, a legendary music publisher. Near fine in a very good acetate dust jacket. Photographs by Ken Heyman
London: Macmillan and Company, 1937.
First edition. Octavo, original cloth. Light rubbing, near fine in a very good price-clipped dust jacket with a few small closed tears and a small chip.
“Two roads diverged in a wood, and I— I took the one less traveled by, And that has made all the difference”: ROBERT FROST'S MOUNTAIN INTERVAL; SIGNED BY HIM
New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1921.
First edition of the 1921 edition of this collection of poems, which features Frost’s, “The Road Not Taken.” Octavo, original cloth, tissue guard. Signed by the author on the title page, “Robert Frost South Shaftbury VT.” In very good condition with some rubbing.
Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1957.
First edition of the economist’s magnum opus. Octavo, original cloth. Fine in near fine dust jacket with some toning to the spine and a few small closed tears.
"To the best of my knowledge no one has left behind him so moving a record": Night; Inscribed by Elie Wiesel
New York: Hill and Wang, 1960.
First edition later printing. Octavo, original boards. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Inscribed by Elie Wiesel on the half title page.
Moscow: State Publishing House for Cinematograpical Literature, 1939.
First edition of this Russian photogaphic propaganda featuring diverse black & white images throughout. Original burgundy boards. In near fine condition. Uncommon.
New York: McGraw-Hill Company, 1966.
First edition of this work by Marvin Bower, who is considered “the father of modern management consulting” (Harvard Business School). Octavo, original red cloth. Fine in a near fine dust jacket.
Large drawing drawn by the caricaturist Jeff Sparks, boldly signed by Salvador Dali, “Dali, 1952.” Also signed by Sparks. The drawing measures 14 inches by 21 inches. Matted and framed, entire piece measures 19 inches by 26.5 inches. In fine condition.