Le tambour bat aux champs, Op.50bis (Alkan, Charles-Valentin)



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Engraver Leipzig: C.G. Röder.
Publisher. Info. Berlin: Ries & Erler, n.d.(after 1881). Plate R. 7871 E.
Misc. Notes Possibly published ca.1905.
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Publisher. Info. Robin Schreiber, 2018.
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Work Title Le tambour bat aux champs
Alternative. Title Esquisse
Composer Alkan, Charles-Valentin
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.50bis ; Op.50 No.2
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. ICA 75
Key B minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1 sketch
First Publication. 1859 – Paris: Richault
Copyright Information Publication noted in the Bibliographie de la France 
(2d Series, Vol.3, No.45, 5 November 1859, p.523, reg. no.2195).
Average DurationAvg. Duration 4-5 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation piano

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Capriccio alla soldatesca published as "Op.50 No.1" and Le tambour as Op.50 No.2 according to some editions (at least the Costallat one of 1913)? This may just be a posthumous opus renumbering however- one needs some clarifying here.