Dulce et utile, Op.55 (Cramer, Johann Baptist)

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Publisher. Info. Paris: Melles Erard, n.d. Plate 817.
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General Information

Work Title Dulce et utile
Alternative. Title Dulce et utile ou Six petites Etudes pour le Piano forte
Dulce et utile: consisting of six movements, intended as (moderately difficult) practice for the piano forte
Composer Cramer, Johann Baptist
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.55 ; M.3.04
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IJC 12
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 6 studies:
  1. Allegretto non tanto ed espressivo (A major)
  2. Moderato grazioso (F major)
  3. Allegro giocoso e brillante (C major)
  4. Allegro con brio (G major)
  5. Moderato espressivo assai (F minor)
  6. Toccatina. Presto (A-flat major)
First Publication. London: For the Author-Stationers Hall (British copyright office) 19 Dec 1815
Dedication Hélène Montgeroult (?)
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Classical
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation piano

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