Oct 10, 2019 - Sale 2519

Sale 2519 - Lot 132

Price Realized: $ 15,000
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 5,000 - $ 7,500
AUTOGRAPH SKETCH FROM "MASS" BERNSTEIN, LEONARD. Autograph Musical Manuscript Signed, sketch for the "Agnus Dei" movement from his Mass, 53 bars notated on 9 systems of 2-3 staves, with holograph lyrics, title, tempo directives, and other notes, in black, red, or green pencil. Signed and titled, in ink, at lower right of first page. 2 pages, folio, written on the recto and verso of a single sheet with 16 printed staves on each side; remnants of prior mounting at upper corners verso. Np, circa 1970

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Provenance: New York Metropolitan Opera's first public auction, December 6, 1975, lot 17, sold to the current owner.