F. Liszt. Autograph musical quotation from "Magyar dallok" no.7, S.242/7, signed, 12 October 1842
F. Liszt. Autograph musical quotation from "Magyar dallok" no.7, S.242/7, signed, 12 October 1842
F. Liszt. Autograph musical quotation from "Magyar dallok" no.7, S.242/7, signed, 12 October 1842
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F. Liszt. Autograph musical quotation from "Magyar dallok" no.7, S.242/7, signed, 12 October 1842

Estimate: 2,000 - 3,000 GBP

F. Liszt. Autograph musical quotation from "Magyar dallok" no.7, S.242/7, signed, 12 October 1842

Estimate: 2,000 - 3,000 GBP

Lot Sold:11,250GBP

Description

LISZT, FRANZ

Autograph musical quotation, signed ("F. Liszt"), 1842


being the first eight bars of the più animato section of Magyar dallok no.7, S.242/7,notated hastily in dark brown ink on two hand-drawn staves, with autograph heading ("Friska (Hongroise)"), signed boldly below the quotation, 8 bars in all,

overall size c.17.5 x 25.5cm, mounted on thin card, dated Paris, 12 October 1842, tear, affecting signature and music, repaired on verso with translucent adhesive tape, browning, a few small marks


The eleven pieces of Liszt's Magyar dallok ('Hungarian National Melodies'), S.242, were composed in 1839-1840 and published in four volumes from 1840 onwards. The seventh item, an Andante Cantabile in E flat, formed the second volume, published in Vienna in 1840 and in a second edition in Paris in 1842. A later version of this piece, composed between 1846 and 1853, was published in Vienna in 1853 as no.4 of the Ungarische Rhapsodien, S.244.


For autograph letters by Liszt and other composers, please see our sale in Paris, 18 November 2019, and the advertisement at the back of this catalogue.

Condition Report

Condition is described in the main body of the cataloguing, where appropriate.


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F. Liszt. Autograph musical quotation from "Magyar dallok" no.7, S.242/7, signed, 12 October 1842
F. Liszt. Autograph musical quotation from "Magyar dallok" no.7, S.242/7, signed, 12 October 1842
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