Potpourri sur 'Orphée aux enfers' (Marks, G. W.)


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Publisher. Info. Hamburg: August Cranz, n.d.(ca.1862). Plate 3181.
Misc. Notes Possibly Marks' Op.183.
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General Information

Work Title Potpourri sur 'Orphée aux enfers'
Alternative. Title
Composer Marks, G. W.
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Piano solo
Related Works Based on Orphée aux enfers by Offenbach

Misc. Comments

Possibly "Op. 183. 99me Potpourri, sur des Motifs de l’Opéra Orphée, d’Offenbach." (published 1862) or "Collection de Fantaisies en forme de Potpourris. No. 43. Offenbach, Orpheus." (pub.1863). (As the former especially uses the same opus number sequence as Marks' earliest works, from 1831 and earlier, then assuming perhaps wrongly that "Marks" was not intentionally collective entity like the Bourbaki Group , nor a pseudonym placed by the publisher rather than by the composer (and for whom the opus number sequence was, as then traditional, maintained by Cranz), this would make this probably a work by Marks rather than by Brahms...