One of the most important Mozart discoveries in recent years will be auctioned on April 16 in Berlin. Check the news Unknown Mozart manuscript will be auctioned and more on Switzerland based Luxury Lifestyle Magazine- Kenleaks Magazine.
The autograph dealer JAStargardt is auctioning a recently emerged music manuscript that has so far remained unknown to researchers. The sheet from 1783 shows on one side the complete first violin part for two orchestral dances, KV 609 No. 4 and KV 463 (448c) No. 1, as well as three drafts for the program of his famous concert on March 23rd on the reverse 1783 in the Vienna Burgtheater.
The autograph provides new insights into the genesis of the two dances, the composition of which has so far been assigned to later years. Mozart’s concert on March 23, 1783 took place under his own direction and with the participation of Emperor Joseph II. It was an artistic and financial success and marked Mozart’s establishment as a freelance musician. The drafts show Mozart’s thoughts on the individual pieces, their order and the performers.
The manuscript had been in a German private collection since the middle of the 19th century. Now it will be auctioned on April 16 as part of the JAStargardt autograph auction, the estimated value is 140,000 euros.
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