Pourquoi pas (Becucci, Ernesto)

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Schissel (2014/7/22)

Editor First edition ?
Publisher. Info. Paris: Durand & Schœnewerk, n.d.[1889]. Plate D.S. 4073.
Misc. Notes Possibly issued first in Italy
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General Information

Work Title Pourquoi pas
Alternative. Title Pourquoi pas?, polka ; why not?
Composer Becucci, Ernesto
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IEB 3
Key G major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 3
First Publication. 1889 – Paris: Durand & Schœnewerk ?
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Piano
Extra Information Publication noted in the Bibliographie de la France 
2e série, 78e année, Nº 30, 27 Juillet 1889, p.510, r.3215.

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Also released in versions for orchestra and for piano duet.

  • This may be the same polka (with title changed for publication in France?) as "Ma perché?", his Op.192 published about the same time (1889) in Italy. (Have not compared the two.)