拍品 166
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BRAHMS, JOHANNES. IMPORTANT AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED TO A FRIEND

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  • Important autograph letter signed (“J.Brahms”), to a friend (“Geehrtester Freund”), probably the conductor Carl Reinecke, about the first performance of the complete Deutsches Requiem in the Leipzig Gewandhaus on 19 February 1869
thanking him effusively for the performance, offering unstinting praise and thanks for the concert, expressing his concerns about the work, informing him of a meeting with Ferdinand Hiller and sending the best wishes of the singer Julius Stockhausen ...Die Concerte lassen mich nicht zu Athem kommen, sonst wäre m. Dank nicht so spät & nicht so fliegend gekommen.… Ihre Aufführung eine sehr gute war… 3 pages, 8vo, mauve monogram of “JB” on first page, no place “Feb 1869”, central fold unprofessionally repaired
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