Dear Mother, Was It Right (Strakosch, Maurice)


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Schissel (2012/4/19)

Publisher. Info. Philadelphia: Edward L. Walker, 1856.
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General Information

Work Title Dear Mother, Was It Right?
Alternative. Title Ballad
Composer Strakosch, Maurice
Key B-flat major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1
First Publication. 1856 – Philadelphia: Edward L. Walker
Librettist Alfred Burnet (Esq.) of Cincinnati (fl.1850s?)
Language English
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Voice, piano

Misc. Comments

"Sung at Parodi’s concerts by Madame Patti Strakosch". (Not exactly a dedication.) The famous singer Adelina Patti was sister-in-law to the composer (if I am reading right?... so that Madame Patti-Strakosch means Adelina Patti?)