A Little Mountain Lad (Röckel, Joseph Leopold)

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Schissel (2011/5/19)

Publisher. Info. New York: G. Schirmer, 1879. Plate 2237.
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Publisher. Info. London: Boosey & Cº, n.d.[1890s?]
Simultaneous issue: Melbourne & Sydney: Nicholson & Ascherberg, n.d.
Misc. Notes do not know if this probably later publication is meant for alto or bass or is an alternative version for medium-low voice??
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General Information

Work Title A Little Mountain Lad
Alternative. Title
Composer Röckel, Joseph Leopold
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IJR 8
Key F major (for soprano or tenor), in E major (for alto or bass)
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1
First Publication. 1879 - New York: G. Schirmer (plate 2237)
Librettist Frederic Edward Weatherly (1848–1929)
Language English
Dedication Miss Villebois (on Boosey publication)
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Voice, piano

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Boosey print has "The music composed expressly for Madame Lemmens-Sherrington" in addition to the dedication to Miss Villebois. Further note: comparison of the endings, for instance, shows differences in unsubtle details- two examples in a brief work, the fff Allegro ending of the 1879 version has become (assuming the Boosey version - edition, I must now assume!! - is later and not earlier - as NLA seems to assume also) - "ff pesante" instead - so a change from ff to ff pesante rather than ff to fff allegro for the penultimate bars; and the final cadence is voiced differently, in the new version- Schissel