Souvenir de la Russie, Anh.4/6 (Brahms, Johannes)

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Editor First edition
Publisher. Info. Hamburg: August Cranz, n.d.(1852?).
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Misc. Notes Published under the pseudonym G. W. Marks
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Work Title Souvenir de la Russie
Alternative. Title Transcriptions en forme de fantaisies sur des airs russes et bohémiens
Composer Brahms, Johannes
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Anh.4/6
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 6 arrangements
  1. Hymne Nationale Russe de Lvoff. Allegro maestoso (F major)
    after the anthem God Save the Tsar by Aleksey Lvov
  2. Chansonette de Titoff. Andante (A minor)
    after the song The Branch (Ветка) by Nikolai Alekseevich Titov
  3. Romance de Warlamoff. Con moto (A minor)
    after the song Don't You Wake Her at Dawn (На заре ты её не буди) by Aleksandr Varlamov
  4. Le Rossignol, de A. Alabieff (D minor)
    after the song The Nightingale by Aleksandr Alyabyev.
  5. Chant Bohémien. Allegro moderato (G major)
    after the Bohemian folksong There's a Big Village on the Road (Вот на пути село большое)
  6. Chant Bohémien ("Kosa"). Moderato (G major)
    after the Bohemian folksong The Plait (Коса)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1852?
First Publication. 1852? (as Op.151 of the composer "G. W. Marks")
Average DurationAvg. Duration 20 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Piano (4 hands)

Misc. Comments

Note: These arrangements are now believed to have been misattributed to Brahms.

Fairly likely misattributed, and not too hard to see suggestive though not definite evidence- unless there's a reason not to, I'm removing this from the Brahms category altogether and just keeping it in the Marks cat. The "G.W. Marks" whose Op.151 these were also composed an Op.13 in 1831 and then on, fairly consistently in Op. no., through to Op.176 in the mid-1850s. This is easier to see if one searches for Marks in HMB-online- it's a sort of correlative stream, or something or other, though that could of course only prove publisher assignment of a pseudonymous name to various composers (someone else rather than Brahms pre-humously in 1831/32 for that Op.13, of course) rather than use of a name by one person- though I'm not positive they're all by the same publisher; need to recheck. - Schissel