The Gipsey's Serenade (Allan, Edward)

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Publisher. Info. Philadelphia: George Willig, 1839.
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General Information

Work Title The Gipsey's Serenade
Alternative. Title The Gypsy's Serenade; From Rookwood, by William Harrison Ainsworth
Composer Allan, Edward
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IEA 1
Key B-flat major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1
First Publication. 1839
Librettist William Harrison Ainsworth (1805 - 1882)
Language English
Dedication Miss Felicia Thornton
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Voice, with piano

Navigation etc.

  • See William Harrison Ainsworth (Wikipedia) ; Rookwood. The libretto is found in Book III (The Gipsy), Chapter V (The Inauguration).
  • Note that Ainsworth's text actually calls for voice and guitar. It's not clear if this is an arrangement of an original composition for such instrumentation.