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Price Realized: $15,000 With Buyer's Premium Show Hammer Price
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Sale 2461 Lot 145
"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
Estimate $7,000 - 10,000
"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.Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $15,000