Jolly Bears (Schleiffarth, George)

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Schissel (2013/12/11)

Publisher. Info. Boston: L.E. Whipple, 1881. Plate 18-10.
Misc. Notes "No.18."
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Work Title Jolly Bears
Alternative. Title Jolly Bears Polka Humoristic
Composer Schleiffarth, George
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IGS 5
Key B-flat major (introduction and coda in B minor)
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1 (with introduction, Tempo di Polka, trio and coda)
First Publication. 1881 – Boston: L.E. Whipple
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Military Band (Clarinets (B and E), Cornets (E and B), Baritone horns (treble and bass), Solo E alto horn, 3 E alto horns, 3 trombones, (saxophones?), drums (including bass and side drum), percussion (triangle, cymbals), contrabasses(?))

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Also published by Whipple in 1881 in a small orchestra (with strings, etc.) arrangement by Franz Engel (also scanned by LoC.)