The Hardy Norseman, Op.5 (Smith, Sydney)

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Schissel (2011/4/8)

Publisher. Info. London: Augener & Co., n.d.(ca.1861). Plate A. & C. 575.
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Work Title The Hardy Norseman, Op.5
Alternative. Title Fantaisie brilliante on the celebrated air The Hardy Norseman (or Le hardi Normand)
Composer Smith, Sydney
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.5
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. ISS 84
Key A major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1
First Publication. 1861 ? by Augener
Dedication To Miss Morris
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Piano

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Brinley Richards (1819–1895) also wrote a piano work on this air, in 1864 or 1865, according to Hofmeister (appears on page 8 of January 1865...), his opus 44. (Entitled der Kühne Nordmann.) Also according to HMB, Smith's fantasy was republished by Schott in 1866. - Schissel