Lost Schumann manuscript turns up in US

The Saxon government has paid an undisclosed sum for Robert Schumann’s sketches for his first piano trio, offered for sale by a US dealer.

The 25-page notebook, dated 1847, once belonged to the town of Zwickau. The purchase price was in six figures.

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  • This was not “lost”–information about it and its whereabouts is well documented–it has merely changed hands.

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