Sketches : autograph manuscript, [1834].

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Cary 715
Liszt, Franz, 1811-1886, composer.
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Hungarian composer.
Sketches : autograph manuscript, [1834].
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Purchased on the Mary Flagler Cary Fund in 2016.

At bottom of 1st page: "autograph de Liszt écrit pour grandmère quand elle a pris des leçons avec lui (4) arrangements de morceaux."


6 pages of music in the hand of Liszt; 4 in the hand of his assistant; 6 blank pages.
Includes unidentified sketches by Liszt as well as from Grande valse brilliante op. 18 by Chopin ("Valse de Chopin") and from Invitation to the dance by von Weber ("Walse de Weber").
Includes, in the hand of his assistant: Polacca brillante op. 72 (J.268) by von Weber; Grandes variations sur un thème militaire : la marche d'Alexandre op. 32 by Moscheles; and other fragments.
Watermark: "Cormatin" with IHS and a heart below and a Maltese cross.
Probably written in Brittany, summer 1834.


Alfred de Musset.

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Musset, Alfred de, 1810-1857, former owner.
Chopin, Frédéric, 1810-1849. Waltzes, piano, op. 18, E♭ major.
Weber, Carl Maria von, 1786-1826. Aufforderung zum Tanze.
Weber, Carl Maria von, 1786-1826. Polacca brillante.
Moscheles, Ignaz, 1794-1870. Marche d'Alexandre variée.
Liszt, Franz, 1811-1886. Works. Selections (Sketches)