Gigue et air de ballet, Op.24 (Alkan, Charles-Valentin)

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Karin Bütler (2006/12/30)

Editor Elie Miriam Delaborde (1839-1913)
Isidor Philipp (1863-1958)
Publisher. Info. Paris: Simon Richault, n.d.(ca.1860). Plate 13744.R.
Reprinted Paris: Costallat & Cie., n.d.(ca.1910). - edited
Reissue - Gerard Billaudot (after 1950)
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General Information

Work Title Gigue et air de ballet, dans les style ancien
Alternative. Title
Composer Alkan, Charles-Valentin
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.24
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. ICA 21
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 2 pieces
  1. Gigue. Presto (A minor)
  2. Air de ballet. Modéré (D minor)
First Performance. 1844 March (Air de Ballet only, as Opus 21)
First Publication. 1844
Paris: Bureau Central de Musique
Dedication Napoléon Alkan (1826-1906)
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation piano
Extra Information Publication noted in the Bibliographie de la France 1e série, 33e année (47e de la collection), N° 35, 31 Aout 1844, p.459, r.128.
Date of composition not known surely? date of premiere from William Alexander Eddie’s Charles Valentin Alkan: His Life And His Music.