Lot 330
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R. WAGNER. AUTOGRAPH MANUSCRIPT PROSE DRAFT FOR "WIELAND DER SCHMIED", [WWV 82], 1850

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  • Wagner, Richard
  • Autograph manuscript prose draft for the three-act opera "Wieland der Schmied" [WWV 82], signed and dated ("Richard Wagner"), 1850
here titled "Wiland der Schmied. Heldenoper in drei akten", with cast list ("Personen: Wiland der schmied, Eigel der schütz, Helferich der arzt, Schwanhilde, Neiding, König der Nianen. Gram sein Marschal, Batlinder, Neiding's tochter...") and the prose text divided into scenes and acts, closely written in dark brown ink on forty lines per page, signed and dated at the end: "Richard Wagner/ (Paris, 11 märz 1850) (Zürich, 8 October 1850)", 23 pages, 4to (c.25 x 20cm), on 6 bifolia, fine watermarked paper ("J Whatman 1850"), top-centre paginations, horizontal centre fold, unbound, modern archival folder,
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