George Hitching Collection

The George Harry Hitching Music Collection. A collection of thousands (!) of important Classical CD’s with rare as well as mainstream-recordings, unusual Composers and high-quality and out-of-print Recordings. Hundreds of Classical LP’s (Original Vinyl), Hundreds of original Gramophone Records (78’s) [merged with another, original, historical and early collection of Jazz-Recordings on 78’s], Classical and Folk-Music ranging from the 1930’s to the 1950’s. Reference Periodicals like “The Gramophone” and other Periodicals are as much included as a large Library / Collection of important books and reference works on Classical Composers from Johann Sebastian Bach to Joseph Haydn to Glenn Gould [merged with a collection of important monographs on classical Composers like Joseph Haydn]. One of Ireland’s largest, privately owned, Classical Music Collections, meticulously built over five decades, including rare and important pressings and publications and one of the largest collections of 1930s Jazz Records on the international market.

George Harry Hitching, The George Harry Hitching Music Collection

Hitching, George.

The George Hitching Music Collection. A collection of more than two-thousand important Classical CD’s & Related areas like Opera, Modern Song, Folklore etc. [c. 1900 single CD’s and 225 fantastic Box-Sets with multiple CD’s] with rare as well as mainstream-recordings, unusual Composers and high-quality and out-of-print Recordings. The Collection further includes “Hundreds” of Classical LP’s (Original Vinyl), Hundreds of original Gramophone Records (78’s) [merged with another, original, historical and early collection of Jazz-Recordings on 78’s], Classical and Folk-Music ranging from the 1930’s to the 1950’s. Reference Periodicals like “The Gramophone” and other Periodicals are as much included as a large Library / Collection of important books and reference works on Classical Composers from Johann Sebastian Bach to Joseph Haydn to Glenn Gould [merged with a collection of important monographs on classical Composers like Joseph Haydn]. One of Ireland’s largest, privately owned, Classical Music Collections, meticulously built over five decades, including rare and important pressings and publications and one of the largest collections of 1930s Jazz Records on the international market.

Ennis (County Clare), 1960 – 2019. Octavo. Very good condition with some minor signs of wear only. The Classical Music Collection is a perfect foundation for a private library, a private collector or even a public institution. The George Hitching Collection only sells in completion and the price includes international shipping per UPS Courier. Please find hundreds of photographs for the collection on our website. Feel free to ask for more details and images for the library and 78’s collection.

EUR 75.000,-- 

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Fantastic Collection of c. 750 (sevenhundredandfifty !) Issues of 20 important national and international Jazz & Classical Music - Magazines from the George Hitching Classical Music & Jazz Collection.

1. [Musical Times / Jazz News / and others] / Hitching Collection.

Fantastic Collection of c. 750 (sevenhundredandfifty !) Issues of 20 important national and international Jazz & Classical Music – Magazines from the George Hitching Classical Music & Jazz Collection. The collection includes the following magazines: 1.″Classics” – The Review of Mid-Price and Budget Releases (10 issues / February 1992 – January 1993) / 2. “Music in the USSR” (6 Issues / July 1984 – March 1986) / 3. “Records and Recording” (5 Issues / 1970-1978) / 4. “Classical Music” – The Magazine of the Classical Music Profession (13 Issues / October 1997 – April 1998) / 5. “Opus” – The Classical Music Magazine (10 Issues / October 1986 – April 1988) / 6. “Musical America” – The Journal of Classical Music incorporating “Opus” (basically the follow-up magazine for Opus) (7 Issues – July 1988 – July 1989) / 7. “The Musical Times” (23 Issues (August 1993 – September 1995) / 8. “Organists’ Review” (37 Issues between March 1989 – November 2003) [including several IAO News which came with the “Organist’s Review”] / 9. “International Piano” (98 Issues published between Summer 2000 – October 2017) / 10. “International Record Review” (150 Issues between March 2000 – March 2015 plus one old issue from March 1970) / 11. “Slovak Music (5 Issues from 1990 – 1991) / 12. The Dvorak Society – For Czech and Slovak Music (Year-Book from 1991 – 1996 plus one issue – special edition UK and Ireland Tour 12-29 September 1991) / 13. “Czech Music” (8 Issues between Spring 1989 – Winter 1994) / 14. “The Monthly Letter – A Critical Review of recent Recordings” – (More than 250 Issues from October 1950 – November 1967) AND (January 1971 – December 1979) AND then going forward under a new name: “The Monthly Guide to Recorded Music” – January 1981 – December 1984) / 15. “International Classical Record Collector ICRC / Classical Recordings Quarterly CRQ (The World’s Leading Review of Vintage Classical Recordings” [The Review of Historic Recordings] (70 Issues published between May 1995 – Spring 2012) – This is always the same Magazine – edited by the wonderful Tully Potter with a few new owners in-between issues Autumn 2002 and Spring 2008 / 16. “International Piano Quarterly” – (11 Issues from the first issue in Autumn 1997 – Winter 2000) / 17. “International Opera Collector” – (13 Issues from Autumn 1996 – Autumn 1999) / 18. “The Pianola Journal” – The Journal of the Pianola Institute (21 Issues from No1. in 1987 – No. 21 in 2010 / 19. “Jazz Journal (28 Issues from March 1979 – March 1989) / 20. “Jazz News” – Ireland’s Jazz & Blues Magazine (14 Issues from No.1 in December 1986 – No.4 August 1989)

1950-2015. Octavo – Quarto. More than 30000 pages na dillustrations on classical music and Jazz within some of the most important musical Magazines of the second part of the 20th century. Original Softcover Magazines. All in very good condition with only minor signs of external wear. The price includes an upgrade to worldwide free shipping of the collection per DHL Express Courier.

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