Neatly penned AMQS from the popular children's song "Ah! vous dirai-je, maman", the basis for the Mozart Variations K. 265, and for works by J.C.F. Bach, Adam, Dohnanyi, Liszt and Saint-Saens, who quotes the tune in the 'Fossiles' movement of his Carnival of the Animals. One long measure, inscribed with the title and signed boldly "C. Saint-Saëns 1904." 1 large page, 31.5 x 23.5 cm [12.5 x 9.5 inches]. In fine condition, with some blocks of toning and a light vertical crease. Autograph musical quotations from the influential French composer are quite uncommon.
Though uninscribed, the present quotation is from the album of the celebrated soprano Delphine Ugalde (1829 - 1910). (Inventory #: 12136)
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