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Seven Sonnets of Michelangelo- First Edition 1943- Rare Publication

£80.00

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Seven Sonnets of Michelangelo- First Edition 1943
These are two very rare copies of Benjamin Britten's Music Score for tenor voice and piano. Both copies are Winthrop publications from 1943. They are attached to each other with tape and are both annotated in pencil and some red pencil. They belonged in the collection of Roy Ashton who was a Tenor and also a make-up artist which he did initially to support his studies and later as a career. He was a member of the Benjamin Britten's English Opera Group understudying Peter Pears.

This music is in generally good condition, although showing signs of wear particularly to the covers. The corners are dog-eared and the tape is coming away in places, however the music itself is intact. The front copy has some drawings on the back cover, most likely drawn by Roy Ashton. There is also an inscription to Roy Ashton dated 1943 (in the first copy) Both copies are signed by Roy Ashton.
The second copy is also a First edition but with an increased price stamp on it. A very interesting find with great appeal to collectors.

Item details

Condition:
Used
Genre:
Classical, opera & popera
Number of pages:
0

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Seven Sonnets of Michelangelo- First Edition 1943
These are two very rare copies of Benjamin Britten's Music Score for tenor voice and piano. Both copies are Winthrop publications from 1943. They are attached to each other with tape and are both annotated in pencil and some red pencil. They belonged in the collection of Roy Ashton who was a Tenor and also a make-up artist which he did initially to support his studies and later as a career. He was a member of the Benjamin Britten's English Opera Group understudying Peter Pears.

This music is in generally good condition, although showing signs of wear particularly to the covers. The corners are dog-eared and the tape is coming away in places, however the music itself is intact. The front copy has some drawings on the back cover, most likely drawn by Roy Ashton. There is also an inscription to Roy Ashton dated 1943 (in the first copy) Both copies are signed by Roy Ashton.
The second copy is also a First edition but with an increased price stamp on it. A very interesting find with great appeal to collectors.

Condition:
Used
Genre:
Classical, opera & popera
Number of pages:
0

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