Grandfather's Album, Op.119 (Grechaninov, Aleksandr)

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 Complete Score with Color Cover
#270502 - 10.52MB, 13 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- V/C/27 - 625x

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 Complete Score
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 complete score, front cover
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PMLP437344-Grechaninov Op119GrandfathersBook.pdf
Publisher Info.:

Mainz: B. Schott's Söhne, Ed.1467, n.d.(1929). Plate 32355.


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# 272596 is cleaned and cropped


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General Information

Work Title Grandfather's Album
Alternative Title Little Pieces for Piano ; Grandfather's Book ; Das Großvaterbuch ; Album du grand-pere ; Dedushkin al'bom
Composer Grechaninov, Aleksandr
Opus/Catalogue Number Op.119
Movements/Sections 17 pieces:
  1. Meine liebe Mutti! — My dear mummy (F major)
  2. Ein altes Gedicht — An old romance (A minor)
  3. Spaßvogel — The wag (E major)
  4. Auf der Wiese — On the meadow (C minor)
  5. Russischer Tanz — Russian dance (E minor)
  6. Kleiner Walzer — Little waltz (E major)
  7. Traurige Geschichte — Sad story (E minor)
  8. Tanz der Schwalbe — Swallow dance (D major)
  9. Die Amme erzählt — Nurse tells a story (G minor)
  10. Marsch — March (D major)
  11. Das kranke Kätzchen — Pussy is ill (B minor)
  12. Spaziergang — Out for a walk (G major)
  13. Auf der Schaukel — On the swing (C major)
  14. Kleine Ballade — Little ballad (C minor)
  15. Glückliches Zusammentreffen — Happy meeting (B major)
  16. Zurück nach Hause — Returning home (G minor)
  17. Ferien — Holidays (C major)
Year/Date of Composition 1929?
First Publication 1929 (Schott)
Composer Time Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Piano

Misc. Comments

The entry at University of Sydney and a few other libraries are quite definite about the 1929 copyright - not sure why. Also, they mention 14 pages, not 12. Maybe on one of the two not in the above scan?- Schissel (also possible that the scanning source - "unknown" as per above (maybe it's or whatever, which always cuts off important copyright info- but again- unknown?- has removed that info?)

I don't know either, but a copyright date of 1929 is confirmed by the plate number (from known from plate numbers that are close to it). The extra 2 pages on the USYD entry are probably because of the covers, as I've found a scan from a separate website that has the front cover included. I've just uploaded it -Lisztrachmaninovfan
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