Lot 180
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GERSHWIN, GEORGE. AUTOGRAPH MUSICAL QUOTATION FROM "RHAPSODY IN BLUE"

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  • Autograph musical quotation from “Rhapsody in Blue”, from the Andante central section, in E major, signed and inscribed by the composer “Rhapsody in Blue sincerely George Gershwin”
seven measures, in black ink on a single, printed stave 1 page, 3 1/2 x 6 3/4 inches., affixed by hinges to a backing sheet, no place or date

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Composed in 1924, Rhapsody in Blue is amongst the most famous works of the twentieth century and Gershwin’s undoubted masterpiece.
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