This famed Dutch violinist played for and served as concertmaster for a wide variety of American orchestras, including the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra. Item #42879
Large and bold signature in ink on a 3½" X 2½" slip neatly mounted to heavy stock card, n.p., n.y. AMQ (unsigned) on a matching slip, n.p., n.d. (both bear pencilled 1904 date on verso). Both near fine. The unsigned Autograph Musical Quotation consists of two lines, being several bars of music which he identifies below as "Beethoven Violin concerto." Tak played first violin with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra from 1903 to 1905 when he penned this excerpt from the Violin Concerto in D major, which became one of Beethoven's best-known violin concertos. An attractive example.