Musician's Omnibus (Howe, Elias)

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Publisher. Info. Boston: Elias Howe, 1862, 1863, 1869.
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General Information

Work Title Musician's Omnibus
Alternative. Title
Composer Howe, Elias
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's at least 4 books/numbers
  1. over 700 pieces, including 40 Quadrilles
  2. 850 pieces, including 100 duets, 200 Scotch airs, 200 Irish airs
  3. over 1000 pieces, including 100 duets, 30 quadrilles, 200 waltzes, 300 Scotch and Irish airs
  4. includes 50 waltzes, 40 quadrilles
First Publication. 1863
Language English
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Classical
Instrumentation violin/flute/cornet/clarinet/fife/flageolet (treble instrument) - some duets for 2 treble instruments

Misc. Comments

  • Musician's Omnibus, No. 1. Containing the whole camp duty, calls and signals used in the army and navy; forty sets of quadrilles, (including waltz, polka and schottische,) with calls; and an immense collection of polkas, schottisches, waltzes, marches, quicksteps, hornpipes, contra & fancy dances, songs, &c. for the violin, flute, cornet, clarionet, &c. containing over 700 pieces of music.
  • Musician's Omnibus, No. 2. Containing 850 pieces of music, consisting of 100 duets for two flutes, two violins, &c., 200 Scotch airs, 200 Irish airs, quadrilles, fancy and contra dances, with the calls and figures, polkas, schottisches, waltzes, quicksteps, marches, hornpipes, songs, &c. for the violin, flute, clarionett, fife, cornet, flageolet, &c.
  • Musician's Omnibus, No. 3. Containing 1000 pieces of music, consisting of 100 duets for two flutes, two violins, &c. 30 sets of quadrilles with calls and figures, 200 German waltzes, 300 Scotch and Irish airs, contra and fancy dances, polkas, mazurkas, hornpipes, minuetts, redowas, schottisches, varsoviennas, marches, quicksteps, songs, &c. for the violin, flute, clarionet, fife, cornet, flageolet, &c.
  • Musician's Omnibus, No. 4. Containing 50 full sets of waltzes, 40 sets of quadrilles; galops, polkas, polka redowas, mazurkas, schottisches, marches, quicksteps, hornpipes, jigs, contra and fancy dances. Including the very latest and best compositions of Gung'l, Strauss, C. Faust, Parlow, Hermann, Godfrey, &c., &c. for the violin, flute, clarionet, fife, cornet, flageolet, &c.