Fantaisie concertante sur 'Matilde di Shabran', Op.3 (Lemoine, Henry)
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Arrangements and Transcriptions
For Cello and Piano (Mohr)
Désiré Mohr - cello and piano
Nicolas Louis - violin and piano
Paris: Henri Lemoine, n.d.(ca.1852?). Plate 3829, 3829bis HL.
Plate often unclear, probably 3829. This plate suggests a date in the 1850s, quite possible since Nicolas Louis was the next generation after Spohr (he was born during an early quartet concert of Spohr's music attended by the composer, as a story recounts!) The part could conceivably have the same plate despite belonging to a later work just because publishers liked to keep related works' plates together, I believe.- Schissel
|Work Title||Fantaisie concertante sur 'Matilde di Shabran'|
|Key||D major (introduction in A major)|
|First Publication||ca.1860 (original)|
1870 (cello arr.)
|Composer Time Period||Romantic|
For the cello version: Publication noted in the Bibliographie de la France , 2nd series, 59th year, no.17, 23 April 1870, page 196, registration 1168.
For the original version: by 1861 (appears in Catalogue des ouvrages de musique of Lemoine published 1861.)
The Mohr is a transcription; the violin and piano version seems to have been intended by the composer, with- I am guessing but this seems to fit?- some brushing up of the violin part for posthumous publication? by Nicolas Louis. - Schissel (on 2nd thought, Opp.5, 12 and 13 were published around 1832 acc. to Revue musicale, vol.1, so ... )