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Beethoven, Ludwig van / SYMPHONY NO. 7 IN A MAJOR, OP.92 - Score

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  • Breitkopf & Härtel (Leipzig)
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  • AR03B
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  • Leon Levy Foundation
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  • Used at United States premiere, 1843
    Also Marked by Toscanini and unknown others

    New York Philharmonic librarian in the 1920s, Henry G. Boewig, indicated the changes made by Gustav Mahler on this score of Beethoven's Symphony No. 7. Beneath Boewig's words appears Arturo Toscanini's signed reference to the changes as being "unworthy of such a musician." Toscanini was Principal Conductor of the Philharmonic from 1929-1936. Someone anonymously later added 'nomina stultorum sunt ubique locorum,' which, translated from the Latin, means: 'the names of fools appear everywhere.