Lot 316
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F. SCHUBERT. AUTOGRAPH MANUSCRIPT OF THE SONGS "TISCHLERLIED", D.274, AND "TOTENKRANZ FÜR EIN KIND", D.275, 1815

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50,000 - 70,000 GBP
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  • Autograph manuscript of the two songs, "Tischlerlied" D.274 and "Totenkranz für ein Kind" D.275, 25 August 1815, REGARDED AS 'LOST' IN THE SCHUBERT THEMATIC CATALOGUE 
a composing manuscript, THE ONLY KNOWN AUTOGRAPH SOURCE FOR THE TWO SONGS, written in brown ink, each song notated on three three-stave systems and occupying separate sides of a single leaf, with autograph titles and dates ("Tischler-Lied...den 25 Aug. 1815...Todtenkranz für ein Kind...den 25 Aug. 1815"), the second and third verses of the Tischlerlied, and the second verse of Todtenkranz für ein Kind, written out by Schubert below the setting of the first verse, a few autograph deletions and corrections  2 pages, oblong 4to (23.5 x 31.7cm), 16-stave paper, watermarked "G KI[ESLING]" (cf. www.schubert-online.at: Wasserzeichen 61), various later annotations in pencil, red crayon and ink, including by the musicologist Johannes Wolf ("Im Repertorium ist noch verzeichnet: Tischlied, text von Göthe...nicht gestochen"), browning consistent with paper-type, small stain
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