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Schönberg, Arnold, zum fünfzigsten Geburtstage 13. September 1924. Vienna, (Universal-Edition, 1924). Large 8vo. Title, pp. 269-342 (cpl.), 3 ll. publisher’s advertisements of Schönberg’s works. With portrait-frontispiece, 2 folded plts. and some examples of music. Orig. wrappers.
Special Issue of Musikblätter des Anbruchs (vol. VI, issue August-September 1924). – Title + last page with the stamp of the Austrian theosophical society “Adyar” and their rental library pocket inside of the front cover and on the latter itself the double library no. 1781. – Wrappers not quite fresh, text with dog’s ear in the white upper margin, but falling off. – Isolated notes in pencil.
Contributions i. a. by Erwin Stein (Neue Formprinzipien, 18 pp.), Hans Eisler (A. S., der musikalische Reaktionär), Hermann Scherchen, Artur Schnabel, Alban Berg, list of the published works (opi 1-26 + the unnumbered Gurre-Lieder, two choral-preludes by Bach worked on for large orchestra, Jakobsleiter, Harmonielehre). Introduction by Schönberg himself. – Among the publisher’s advertisements also the announcement of the establishing of an “Arnold Schönberg-Bibliothek für moderne Musik” on the occasion of the 50th birthday.
Offer no. 13,254 / EUR 86. (c. US$ 104.) + shipping