Prelude in D-flat major (Albery, Dorothy)

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Notenquetser (2012/4/30)

Editor First edition
Publisher. Info. The Musical Association of New South Wales, n.d.(ca.1927).
Misc. Notes Cleaned, resized, downsampled to 600dpi
Copyright date nowhere on score. NLA catalog says [1927].
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Work Title Prelude
Alternative. Title
Composer Albery, Dorothy
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IDA 1
Key D-flat major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1 prelude
First Performance. 1927-05-30 – Sydney Conservatorium: Laurence Godfrey Smith (if not earlier?)
First Publication. 1927 ca. – The Musical Association of New South Wales
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation piano

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See note in composer category. Also, according to newspaper accounts, performed two preludes and a humoresque of her own (for piano) on 17 Jun. 1925 (and was a Conservatorium student at the time); conceivable that the prelude in D-flat was one of those... (ah. but "prelude" by "Dorothy Albery" turns up several times in papers, the first time as "a charming prelude of quiet harmonies working to a powerful climax", starting perhaps with a 31 May 1927 concert report in the SMH. So 1927-5-30 as first performance, whether or not year of first publication, makes sense.