Anleitung zur Erlernung des von Hrn. Georg Staufer neu erfundenen Guitare-Violoncells (Schuster, Vincenz)

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Publisher. Info. Vienna: A. Diabelli et Comp., n.d.(1825). Plate D. et C. No.2052.
Misc. Notes Later sources - even 1826 and 1836 sources - have "1825", not "[1825]" or "(1825)", suggesting there is a date certain, but that it might be on the (unscanned!!) cover? (In which case "n.d." is not appropriate.)
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Work Title Instructions for learning Mr. Georg Staufer's newly invented Guitar-Violoncello
Alternative. Title Anleitung zur Erlernung des von Hrn. Georg Staufer neu erfundenen Guitare-Violoncells, Mit einer genauen Abbildung des Instrumentes
Composer Schuster, Vincenz
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IVS 1
Language German
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation arpeggione (guitar-cello). Music is in treble clef though sounding an octave lower. Pieces in 2 parts are for 2 arpeggioni, or arpeggione and cello, or arpeggione and guitar. One piece states guitar-cello, or flute or violin.

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The guitare-violoncell is also known as an arpeggione (See eg sonata by Schubert).

Published in 1825 according to Systematisch-chronologische Darstellung der musikalischen Literatur (Becker, 1836) and some earlier sources (as earlier as 1826).