TOSCANINI, Arturo (1867-1957) - Contratto dattiloscritto firmato per la direzione di sei rappresentazioni e pagina autografa con il programma musicale di due concerti. Milan: 16 Dicembre 1919-16 Febbraio 1920. The contract, signed with Alfredo Carlotti, La Scala's First oboe and later an important musical impresario, refers to the direction of 4 concerts and 2 works. Aida and Tosca which would be held in Prague from March 6 to March 28, 1920. The fee was of 3,000 lire per representation, corresponding to 3,500 euros today. The autograph document, dated 16/02/1920 shows the draft of the lineup of the first two concerts with pieces by classical and contemporary composers. A nice testimony on the "commercial" background of Toscanini's activity as director. (290 x 220mm).  typescript on letterhead "Concerti Prof. Cav. Alfredo Carlotti, autograph signature (some creasing).  Autograph manuscript in pencil and pen on letterheaded paper "Concerts Prof. Cav. Alfredo Carlotti (some creasing and slight marginal tears). All within  envelope "Concerts Prof. Cav. Alfredo Carlotti" (some tearing).