Excelsior (Balfe, Michael William)

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Publisher. Info. London: Boosey, n.d. Plate H. 4724 (plate on B minor only)
Misc. Notes B minor = monochrome
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Publisher. Info. Melbourne: E.W. Cole, n.d.
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Arrangements and Transcriptions

For 4 Voices and Piano (Button)

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Arranger Henry Elliot Button (1861-1925)
Publisher. Info. Novello's Part-Song Book (Second Series), No.992.
London: Novello & Co. Ltd., n.d.[1905].
Misc. Notes From uploader's collection. This SATB arrangement was orchestrated by Percy Fletcher ca.1904.
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General Information

Work Title Excelsior
Alternative. Title
Composer Balfe, Michael William
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IMB 7
Librettist Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Language English
Dedication The Rt. Hon. The Earl of Westmoreland
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation 2 equal voices and piano

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