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Music Scores from Various Operas

By Various

c1880 - London - Various Publishers, Paine and Hopkins, D'Almaine, S Chappell, G Walker and Son et al.

13.5" by 10"; 7pp; 9pp; 15pp; 15pp; 17pp; 27pp; 28-55pp; 7pp; 15pp; 21pp; 22-41pp; 11pp; 7pp; 11pp;  7pp; 11pp

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

DETAILS

A collection of sixteen pieces of music arranged for the Piano Forte.

The works present are in the following order:

No 1. Introduzione and Two Favorite Airs Arranged for the Piano Forte Alla Fantasia from Bellini's Celebrated Opera La Sonnambula and Dedicated to Madame Malibran by T A Rawlings
No 2. Introduzione and Two Favorite Airs Arranged for the Piano Forte Alla Fantasia From Bellinis Celebrated Opera La Sonambula and Dedicated to Madame Malibran by T A Rawlings.
Melange for the Piano Forte on the Favorite Airs in Auber's Celebrated Opera of Gustave the Third or the Masked Ball Performed at The Theatre Royal Covent Garden Composed by A Adam.
In Four Books The Favorite Airs Meyerbeer's Opera of Robert Le Diable Arranged for the Piano Forte by Adolphe Adam
Select Airs from Donnizetti's Favorite Opera Anna Bolena Arranged for the Piano Forte by M Truzzi
Airs from the Grand Opera of Fidelio Composed by L V Beethoven Arranged for the Piano Forte by J Moschelles Book 1.
Airs from the Grand Opera of Fidelio Composed by L V Beethoven Arranged for the Piano Forte by J Moschelles Book 2.
The Celebrated Waltz La Rosa Composed by Johann Strauss and Performed before Her Majesty the Queen with Introduction and Variations by E I Westrop
Aglaia & Euphrosyne A Serenade Duet for Two Performers on The Piano Fortes Originally written for Harp and Piano Forte Composed for and Dedicated to Miss Rose and Miss Charlotte Rose by P A Corri
A Collection of Celebrated Waltzes Composed by Beethoven Arranged for Two Performers on the Piano Forte and Inscribed to Miss and Miss Sarah Palmer by William Hutchins Callcott
A Second Selection of the most Celebrated Waltzes Composed by Beethoven Arranged for Two Performers on the Pianoforte and Inscribed to the Misses Wedd by William Hutchins Callcott
Le Proscrit Musard's Favorite 76th Set of Quadrilles Arranged for Two Performers on the Piano Forte by Rudolph Nordmann
Le Jour de la Noce a 9th Set of Original Quadrilles with a Brilliant Waltz Composed for the Piano Forte and Dedicated to Mrs de Freitas Lomelino Jun of Madeira by Duarte J Dos Santos.
New Series Musard's Thirteenth Set of Quadrilles or the First Set from Robert le Diable as Performed at His Majesty's Balls & The Court of France by the Author & Collinet Composed and Arranged for the Piano Forte with an ad lib Accompaniment fr the Flute dedicated to the Marchionds of Worcester by P Musard.
I Know a Bank Whereon the Wild Thyme Blows arranged as a Duet for two performers on the Piano Forte by T Baker
Herz's Celebrated Quadrilles Les Elegantes Arranged as Easy Duets for Two Performers on the Piano Forte by J T Craven

A lovely selection of music scores from operas and other original compositions. 

All published seperately, and bound together to form one volume by a prior owner.

CONDITION

In a half calf binding with paper covered boards. Externally, generally smart with slight rubbing to the extremities, joints and to the head and tail of spine. Crack to the head of the front joint. Prior owner's inscription to the recto of front endpaper, K E Evans S Mollons Vicarage, The Rectory Michaelston y Veda. Rear hinge is slightly strained but firm. Internally, firmly bound. Some repair to pages, particularly to the rear where the final work has been cropped and pasted on to pages, not affecting the score. Pages are slightly age toned in places with the odd spot and handling marks throughout. Overall: VERY GOOD. 


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