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Bloch, Ernest (1880-1959)

Autograph Musical Quotation, Matted With Original Contemporary Photograph

, signed "Ernest Bloch". Decoratively matted with a total dimension of 11.25" h x 20.5" w. The image is by the New York photographer Apeda. One small crease in upper right, otherwise excellent.
The first ten measures of the first violin part of the String Quintet, written on music paper titled "Quintet" in his hand with the further note: "the sign / before a note indicates 1/4-tone above that note The = 1/4 'below'".
The String Quintet is undoubtedly one of the Swiss-born American's most popular works. It was written in 1921-23, five years after Bloch came to live in the United States, and at the time when he was the first director of the Cleveland Institute of Music.
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