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J & J Lubrano Music Antiquarians have just issued our latest catalogue,
number 89, “Summer Potpourri.”

The pdf catalogue can be viewed on our website:

It contains 194 items and includes important autograph letters of Bellini
to Count Apponyi in Paris discussing the composer’s constant work on his
opera I Puritani; Berlioz to a conductor at the Paris Opéra regarding his
Les Troyens; Gounod to the famous opera singer Adelina Patti praising her
performance as Juliette in his Romeo and Juliette; Verdi to his librettist
Francesco Piave regarding his opera Jérusalem; and Wagner discussing his
early opera Rienzi as well as his proposed biography of Beethoven.

Opera performers are represented by letters and photographs of Caruso,
Chaliapin, Jean de Reske, Gilbert Duprez, Adelina Patti, Marcella Sembrich,
Rosine Stoltz, and two collections of original and vintage photographs of
singers from the Golden Age of opera.

Musical first editions include works by Chopin, Mendelssohn, Haydn, Mozart,
Schubert, and Robert Schumann.

The catalogue also contains a wide variety of original fine engravings and
etchings of composers and musicians from the 17th through the 20th
centuries. There is, in addition, a smattering of books about music and

Questions can be directed to info -at- lubranomusic.com.

We look forward to your inquiries.


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