Capriccio alla soldatesca, Op.50 (Alkan, Charles-Valentin)



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Karin Bütler (2007/1/05)

Editor Elie Miriam Delaborde (1839-1913)
Isidor Philipp (1863-1958)
Publisher. Info. Paris: Simon Richault, n.d. [1859]. Plate 13294.R.
Reissue (edited) - Costallat & Cie., n.d.[1913].
Reprinted Gerard Billaudot, n.d.(after 1950)
Misc. Notes bad quality . Republished as Deux pièces (with Le tambour, Op.50 No.2, see below).
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General Information

Work Title Capriccio alla soldatesca
Alternative. Title
Composer Alkan, Charles-Valentin
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.50
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. ICA 8
Key A minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1
First Publication. 1859 – Paris: Richault
Copyright Information Publication noted in the Bibliographie de la France 
(2d Series, Vol.3, No.13, 26 March 1859, p.151, reg. no.598).
Average DurationAvg. Duration 6-8 minutes ca.
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Piano solo

Misc. Comments

Published it seems as Op.50 No.1 (possibly a posthumous renaming- does Eddie's or another book on Alkan clarify?); Le tambour bat aux champs was Op.50 No.2 - republished as 2 pieces in 1913.