6178. Karl Böhm - two autographed working copies

KARL BÖHM - TWO WORKING COPIES. SHEET MUSIC (5). 2 scores of Janacek and Bartok with provenance of the Austrian conductor Karl Böhm. Together with printed sheet music by Messiaen and Stockhausen.
JANACEK, LEOS. Jenufa Její Pastorkyna (Ihre Ziehtochter). Oper aus dem mährischen Bauernleben in 3 Akten von Gabriele Preiss. Deutsche Übersetzung von Max Brod. Musik von Leos Janacek. Partitur. Wien-Leipzig, Universal-Edition, 1917 (1918) Nr 6001. (Copy nr 72).
Authograph signed by Karl Böhm on both endpapers and with his directions and minor notes in blue and red in the score. 6 pages sewn together, 2 pages with metal clip in one corner, some soiling and minor tears to lower margins. Original printed boards, worn and soiled, black cloth spine.
BARTOK, BELA. Vier Orchesterstücke. Op. 12. Wien-New York, Universal-Edition, 1923. (Nr 7270).
Authograph signed by Karl Böhm, 1946, on first free endpaper and with his directions and minor notes in blue and red in the score. Black boards, slightly worn, black cloth spine with title in gilt.

Together with 3 others, sheet music by: STOCKHAUSEN, Karlheinz. nr. 2 Klavierstücke I-IV. Wien, London, Universal Edition, 1954. 4:o. 14 pp. U.E. 12251. First edition.
STOCKHAUSEN, Karlheinz. Nr. 11 Refrain für drei Spieler. London, Universal Edition, 1961. 4:o. Printed on a single cardboard sheet, partly in a cirkle, together with a transparent ruler. U.E. 13187. First edition.
MESSIAEN, Olivier. Vingt regards sur l'enfant-Jésus pour piano. Paris, Durand & Cie, 1947. Large 4:o. 177 pp. 5 volumes/sheets in total.

Provenance for the working copies: Karl Böhm (1894-1981), Austrian conductor, best known for his performances of the music of Mozart, Wagner and Richard Strauss.
Jenufa was first performed in 1904 and at the Metropolitan Opera in 1924.

From the library of Swedish antiquarian bookdealer Björn Löwendahl (1941-2013).