Gustav Mahler manuscript breaks record at Sotheby”s selling for £4.5m

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Mahler manuscript sells for record £4.5m

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Gustav Mahler manuscript breaks record at Sotheby”s selling for £4.5m

29 November 2016 Last updated at 12:30 GMT

A piece of music handwritten by Gustav Mahler has broken the record for the highest price for a musical manuscript sold at auction.

The composer”s Second Symphony, which spans 232 pages, fetched £4.5m at Sotheby”s on Tuesday morning.