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#485817 - 06/04/03 07:51 PM Where to buy historical concert posters?
SoftwareResearch Offline
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Registered: 05/16/03
Posts: 283
Loc: Germany
In books on music one frequently sees copies of posters from - now - historical concerts, e.g., debut performances of a popular piece.

I wonder whether there is a market for that kind of stuff. I'd like to have some of these posters as decoration for my piano room. I'd be interested in both original posters and copies thereof.

I did not find anything like that at ebay.

Any hints where I might find what I am looking for?

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#485818 - 06/05/03 12:24 AM Re: Where to buy historical concert posters?
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A forum member who briefly posted in early 2003, Zongora, stole concert posters from Carnegie Hall a long time ago. (posters that had used their useful lives up). Check Carnegie Hall archives

www.carnegiehall.org/intro.jsp

archives can be found under the 2nd "essentials" menu near the top
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#485819 - 06/06/03 08:57 AM Re: Where to buy historical concert posters?
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Registered: 04/24/03
Posts: 49
Loc: Central Massachusetts
There are some opera posters at www.art.com (under music->classical) which I came across while looking (in vain) for a portrait of Bach.

Dale

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#485820 - 06/06/03 06:26 PM Re: Where to buy historical concert posters?
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Registered: 05/24/02
Posts: 3739
Loc: Chicago
They're hard to come by. The Chicago Symphony Orchestra sells some during their Radiothon (Symphoniathon). You can check their website early in the year - and see. They've also sold some in their store.

Otherwise, I do see them on E-bay from time-to-time. I saw one for Arthur Rubinstein performing in a city in South America a few months back.

Not easy to come by -- funny because there are a couple of them I'd have paid big bucks to have.

Ken

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