Heavenward! (Kinkel, Charles)


Sheet Music


PDF scanned by Rob Peters
Rob Peters (2014/5/2)

Publisher. Info. Unidentified Publisher, n.d.(ca.1880).
Reprinted Giant King, Folio of Music for Piano or Organ
Toronto: W.H. Billing Music Company, 1930.
Misc. Notes Title in score "Heavenwards March", but every online source has the (correct?) title "Heavenward! Marche Celeste".
Published under the pseudonym G. Vilbre (Guillaume Vilbré). See below.
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General Information

Work Title Heavenward!
Alternative. Title Marche Celeste
Composer Kinkel, Charles
Key F major
First Publication. 1865, New York: John L. Peters
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Piano

Misc. Comments

Apparently this piece was quite popular in the late 19th century, with many reprints. Every link I found online just mentions Vilbré (or Vilbre) as the author, but this single page claims Guillaime Vilbré is a pseudonym of Charles Kinkel: http://collections.si.edu/search/record/siris_sil_982493. I haven't found a confirmation, but it looks plausible. - R.P.