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Walton, William (1902-1983)

Autograph Musical Quotation From Façade Signed

"William Walton". To "Ann". February 18, 1977. On a piece of music paper cut down to 3.5" x 8.5". Fine.
Treble line, 2 bars. The Walton quote consists of two bars in ink. Walton has penned the inscription above the music and the title "Polka from Façade" above his signature.
Façade, a work for reciter and small orchestra, was written at the request of Dame Edith Sitwell in 1920. Stylish and inventive, it has become William Walton's most popular work.
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