Air Louis XIII, Op.51 (Gobbaerts, Louis)

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Publisher. Info. Stine’s Dime Series of Popular Music, No.17.
Chicago: Wyman & Davis, 1878. Plate Air de Louis XIII.
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Work Title Air Louis XIII
Alternative. Title Air de Louis XIII
Composer Gobbaerts, Louis
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.51
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. ILG 1
Key D-flat major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1 movement
First Publication. 1875?
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Piano

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An arrangement (or fantasy, or somewhere in-between - not a strict transcription, with much free material) of Henri Ghys' own arrangement (first published sometime in the late 1860s/early 1870s) - found in the Ten Popular Pieces - of an anonymous Air attributed to Louis XIII but now attributed tentatively to Balthazar de Beaujoyeulx. (See also RISM 451503271.)

A work by the same name (possibly the same work) was published by the composer under his alias Streabbog, in versions for one pianist and for piano duet, in the same year (at least according to HMB; possibly earlier), with the opus number 115.