The Sir Malcolm Arnold Collection

6th April 2017

Starts 10:30am

This unique sale is primarily comprised from the estate of a world renowned and celebrated composer described by the BBC as "a towering figure in the history of British music" Sir Malcolm Arnold CBE. We have been given the exclusive opportunity to offer items from his lifetime collection and work. A wide selection of lots will be put under the hammer ranging from a diverse Art collection including works created specifically for him and his symphonies, to his well earned Ivor Novellos, presentation gifts and personal belongings. Available at auction is a selection of his incredible original manuscripts including early works such as "Grand Fantasia" Opus 973, 1940; Symphony No 1, Opus 22, 1949 and further Film scores for example the "Great St. Trinian's Train Robbery" 1964 and "David Copperfield" 1969, to be sold alongside musical instruments, equipment and further memorabilia.    

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Contact: Kevin Lines or Kate Banks

Buyers Premium: 17.5% + VAT

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