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||Paris: Lemoine, n.d.(1834). Plate 1473 HL.
||London: Merton Music, No.6704, n.d.(1996-2010).
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||Piano Sextet No.2
|Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No.
- Allegro vivace
- Marche Funèbre 29 Juillet. Andante quasi allegretto. (C minor)
- Menuet. Presto (G minor)
- Finale. Presto
|Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp.
||J. B. Cramer (Johann Baptist Cramer perhaps)
|Composer Time PeriodComp. Period
||2 violins, viola, cello, contrabass, piano
a performance of a sextet of Bertini's (this one? no.1?) was praised (the performance, at least) in the Gazette musicale (Concerts de la Salle Chantereine, p.107) of 29 March 1835 (it took place a week prior), probably a year after the publication of this work.
Biography of Bertini in the early 1835 edition of Fétis lists 3 sextets. So unless one or more was lost (quite possible of course), one guesses at least composed by 1835 (in 1833, actually- later edit). As it says 3 Sextets (Lemoine) this suggests that it's counting only published works, and the Lemoine plate does seem to corroborate. - Schissel
According to Beyls, "Marche Funèbre 29 Juillet" refers to the last day of the Revolution of 1830 (see e.g. July Revolution.)