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Mahler, Gustav
AUTOGRAPH MUSICAL QUOTATION OF THE OPENING OF THE THIRD SYMPHONY, SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY THE COMPOSER ("2/I 1904 / FRAU HOFRATH SOPHIE BASSERMANN / GUSTAV MAHLER")
Estimate
4,0006,000
LOT SOLD. 6,250 GBP
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Mahler, Gustav
AUTOGRAPH MUSICAL QUOTATION OF THE OPENING OF THE THIRD SYMPHONY, SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY THE COMPOSER ("2/I 1904 / FRAU HOFRATH SOPHIE BASSERMANN / GUSTAV MAHLER")
Estimate
4,0006,000
LOT SOLD. 6,250 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

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Mahler, Gustav
AUTOGRAPH MUSICAL QUOTATION OF THE OPENING OF THE THIRD SYMPHONY, SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY THE COMPOSER ("2/I 1904 / FRAU HOFRATH SOPHIE BASSERMANN / GUSTAV MAHLER")
comprising the opening horn-call theme, marked by Mahler for eight horns ("8 Hörner"), four bars written in black on a hand-drawn stave, notated at sounding pitch 

1 page, 11.3 x 18.8cm, laid down on an oblong octavo album leaf, signed on verso by Sir Georg Solti, [Vienna], 2 January 1904, some light browning


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Catalogue Note

The dedicatee, Sofie Bassermann (1866-1943), was the wife of August Bassermann, Intendant of the Nationaltheater in Mannheim.  Mahler visited Mannheim at the end of January 1904 to see Pfitzner's opera Die Rose vom Liebesgarten.

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