Music by Mozart and Gounod from the Aristophil Collection

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Music by Mozart and Gounod from the Aristophil Collection1

This sale focusing on music manuscripts hit some high notes. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756–1791), autograph manuscript of a Kyrie in C composed for a four-part chorus, two oboes, two horns, two trumpets, timpani, strings and organ, 5 pages, oblong in-quarto on two stitched double leaves, 1772 Result: €390,000 The 46th Aristophil sale at the Hôtel Drouot offered music-loving bibliophiles four autograph manuscripts by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. A Kyrie in C fromthe first draft of a sacred work, with the list of instruments in the margin of the staves on the first page, reached the highest note at €390,000—much lower than the range of estimates. Next, two

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