Grand valse No.1 (Moelling, Theodore)

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Publisher. Info. Philadelphia: W.F. Shaw, 1878. Plate 1757.6.
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Work Title Grand valse No.1
Alternative. Title First Grand Valse pour Piano
Composer Moelling, Theodore
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. ITM 6
Key B-flat major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1
First Publication. 1878 – Philadelphia: W.F. Shaw (Plate 1757.6)
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Piano

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There does not seem to really be a Grand Valse No.2 strictly speaking (though there are the earlier Ristori published in 1866 by Root & Cady- making this not, strictly speaking, Moelling's first Grand Valse unless it was composed earlier! - and the later unnumbered Grand Valse de Concert in D major - published by WF Shaw in 1880, and other waltzes by Moelling without "grand" in the title.)

Note- was wondering what "Ristori" in the name of the 1866 waltz meant- guessing it might be a reference to Adelaide Ristori (1822–1906), actress, not to the 17th-century composer who I just learned about (Giovanni Ristori).