SCHUBERT, Franz, 1797-1828

Symphony in B Minor,
Sinfonie in h-moll: “Die Unvollendete”

Vollständiges Faksimile der autographen Partitur und der
Entwürfe mit einem Nachwort von Walter Dürr und Christa Landon

[Symphony, no.8 “Unfinished”, D.759, B minor]

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Publikationen der Sammlungen der Gesellschaft der Musikfreunde in Wien, 3. Munich, 1978. Oblong, 35 x 26 cm, 88, iv pp. Beautiful 4-color halftone of the autograph fair copy of the so-called Unfinished Symphony, dated October, 1822, as preserved in the archive of the Gesellschaft der Musikfreunde. Includes all the empty folios after the beginning of the third movement, the folios discovered by Christa Landon in 1969 that once belonged to the score of the Trio (20 bars of music which mysteriously break off), plus 8 pages of sketches. Commentary in German, accompanied by Beta-radiograms of watermarks. Special bibliophile edition of 1800 copies printed on laid paper and bound with linen spine and coverboards in Ingres marbled paper.  $274

(Also available: deluxe binding, 100 copies only, in full leather executed in the atelier of Simon Wappes, Munich; $355)

Schubert, Symphony in B minor, D.759, cover (leather)
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Schubert, Symphony in B minor, D.759, cover (marbled paper)
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