Nov 07, 2017 - Sale 2461

Sale 2461 - Lot 145

Price Realized: $ 15,000
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 7,000 - $ 10,000
"THIS SONG IS . . . OCCASIONALLY PLAYED . . . IN 'ACADEMIC FESTIVAL OVERTURE'" BRAHMS, JOHANNES. Autograph Musical Quotation Signed and Inscribed, in German, three bars from "Gaudeamus Igitur" in his Academic Festival Overture (Op. 80), notated on a hand drawn stave, with holograph title. 1 page, 4to; remnants of prior matting at all edges, faint scattered foxing. Mürzzuschlag, July 1888

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"Scholar Leo Schottlaender will have happily sung along in his day. / Let it also be added that in our day this song is also occasionally played on wind and / stringed instruments in an 'Academic Festival Overture' / by / Johannes Brahms."
From the Jimmy Van Heusen Collection.