Nov 07, 2017 - Sale 2461

Sale 2461 - Lot 162

Price Realized: $ 2,000
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Estimate: $ 300 - $ 400
GLIMPSE OF ELGAR'S VISION OF MOZART'S SYMPHONY NO. 40 ELGAR, EDWARD. Autograph Musical Manuscript, unsigned, two 3-bar passages, each with holograph instrument labels and caption. The first, captioned "The exquisite passage in Mozart (bars 20 & 21)," from Mozart's Symphony No. 40 in G Minor, notated on a two-stave system. The second, captioned "is, in this respectful perversion," from an unnamed work, notated on a 5-stave system. 1 page, large 4to, 12 staves printed on recto and verso; marked staining overall with scattered smudging and fading (but still legible). sold as is. Np, circa 1878

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In 1878, Elgar composed a portion of the first movement of an unfinished symphony in G minor after Mozart.
From the Jimmy Van Heusen Collection.