Schubert's Symphony No. 7 in E D729 (unfinished)
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2. Schubert's Symphony No. 7 in E D729 (unfinished)
Autograph manuscript, 1821 Opening bars of the first movement: Adagio. Only the first 10 folios are fully scored although outline sketches throughout all four movements follow. Ferdinand Schubert gave the manuscript to Felix Mendelssohn whose brother, Paul, sent it to Sir George Grove, first Director of the RCM.