Daghela avanti un passo (Giorza, Paolo)

Sheet Music


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Schissel (2011/6/14)

Publisher. Info. Milan: Stabil. Nat. Tito di Gio. Ricordi, n.d.[1859]. Plate 30848.
Misc. Notes released the same month as the military band version and as versions for piano and violin, piano and flute, others. List of different arrangements of this polka is on the last page. 2nd page does have text of the popular song Daghela avanti un passo.
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Arrangements and Transcriptions

For guitar (Gardana)

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Town explorer (2021/6/14)

Arranger Enea Gardana (1843-1901)
Publisher. Info. Milan: Ricordi, n.d. Plate 83622.
Misc. Notes from Boije's Collection
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General Information

Work Title Daghela avanti un passo
Alternative. Title Polka sopra motivi di canzoni del popolo Milanese
Composer Giorza, Paolo
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IPG 1
Key F major (B major introduction)
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1
First Publication. 1840s?
Dedication to the people of Milan
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Piano, piano 4 hands, violin solo, flute solo, flute and piano, or violin and piano

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may be the same work published by Flaxland of Paris in the (presumably late) 1840s (when Giorza would be in his teens?) as "La Milanaise" and described by one library catalog as

Repertoire des concerts Musard -- Polka sur Le Chant National Italien: En Avant! (Daghela avanti un passo). though this version is arranged (for piano? from?) by Alfred Musard.

From list on last page, military band version is an arrangement by a G. Rossari; there are several arrangements listed on the last page of the 1859 piano Ricordi score, some without arranger listed, some with (small orch. arranged by E. Bernardi, guitar arranged by A. Mussi, voice and piano by E. Bernardi.)