Tribut à l'Amérique, Op.161 (Herz, Henri)

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Hobbypianist (2007/9/19)

Publisher. Info. Unidentified Publisher, n.d. Plate 363.
Misc. Notes Possibly Firth, Pond & Co. of New York, also in 1849? The plate table would work, I think...
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General Information

Work Title Tribut à l'Amérique
Alternative. Title Grand nocturne pour piano
Composer Herz, Henri
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.161
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IHH 82
Key D-flat major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1 (Introduzione - Notturno)
First Publication. 1849
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation 1 piano

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Publication noted in the Bibliographie de la France 1e série, 38e année (52e de la collection), Nº 39, 29 Septembre 1849, p.488, r.183.

It is possible that Tribut à l'Amérique was a group of pieces, not just a Nocturne; a "Tribute to America Polka by Herz from his Op.161", scanned by LoC, doesn't all resemble the D major nocturne above... (but it was published by Firth in 1849.) (And "183" in BdlF above includes a polka de concert and a polka de salon, though they aren't identified in BdlF as being part of "Tribut à l'Amérique" in that source.)