Gambrinus Polka (Bial, Rudolf)

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 Complete Parts
#104526 - 2.60MB, 11 pp. -  10.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (2- V/V/V - 766x

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Publisher Info.:

New York: Edward Schuberth & Co., 1880. Plate E.S. & Co. 617.


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Arrangements and Transcriptions

For Piano Solo (Composer?)

 Complete Score
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PMLP213505-BialR GambrinusPolka.pdf
Publisher Info.:

New York: Edward Schuberth & Co., 1881. Plate E.S. & Co. 400.


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Misc. Notes:

Oddly low plate number for something released in 1881.


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General Information

Work Title Gambrinus Polka
Alternative Title
Composer Bial, Rudolf
Key C major
Movements/Sections 1
First Publication 1880 – New York: Edward Schuberth & Co. (plate E.S. & Co. 617 (parts))
Dedication George Ehret, Esq. (piano reduction)
Composer Time Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Piccolo, Flute, oboes, 2 clarinets in C, bassoons, 4 horns in F, 2 cornets in B, 3 trombones, tuba, Percussion: bass drum, clash cymbals, triangle, bells; timpani, small drum. Strings.
Extra Information Title refers to a legendary king of Flanders and unofficial patron saint of beer or of brewing - see Gambrinus.

Misc. Comments

Also issued in 1881 arranged for piano. lists also a Gambrinus-Marsch by Josef Kellner (a.1884?), another polka op.56 by Gungl (ca.1845?), a Gambrinus-Tanze for piano by Johann Strauss, a work by a Fr. Ritter (his opus 36, "Zur Erinnerung an das Centennial-Fest in Philadelphia, 1876." and published that year by Mirsalis & Hamel- probably? not by Frédéric Louis Ritter since that latter composer was not even up to opus 15 by then.)

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