Perpetuum mobile (Philipp, Isidor)

It is very unlikely that this work is public domain in the EU, or in any country where the copyright term is life-plus-70 years. However, it is in the public domain in Canada (where IMSLP is hosted) and other countries where the term is life-plus-50 years (such as China, Japan, Korea and many others worldwide). As this work was first published before 1923 or failed to meet notice or renewal requirements to secure statutory copyright with no "restoration" under the GATT amendments, it is very likely to be public domain in the USA as well.

Please obey the copyright laws of your country. IMSLP does not assume any sort of legal responsibility or liability for the consequences of downloading files that are not in the public domain in your country.

Contents

Sheet Music

Scores

PDF scanned by Unknown
Daphnis (2009/2/18)

Editor Isidor Philipp (1863-1958), composer/editor
Publisher. Info. Paris: Costallat, 1910. Plate 1510.
Copyright
Purchase
Javascript is required for this feature.
PMLP62743-Alkan - Perpetuum Mobile, Op. 30b (piano).pdf
Javascript is required to submit files.

General Information

Work Title Perpetuum mobile
Alternative. Title Étude de vélocité, Préparatoire à l'Etude en mouvement semblable, d'aprés le Finale de Trio op.30
Composer Philipp, Isidor
First Publication. 1910
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Piano

Misc. Comments

  • Etude by Isidor Philipp in preparation of the last movement to the Piano Trio by Alkan.
  • Philipp has simply extracted the piano part from the Trio, with the following additions:
  1. On page 6 of the etude, where there was originally 2 bars rest in the piano part of the Trio, Philipp has simply repeated the previous pattern an extra two times. He does this twice more in the same section (though only 1 bar repeats), at places where there were originally rests. The equivalent place to compare in the Trio is on page 31.
  2. On page 7 of the etude, where there were originally simple chords in the piano part of the Trio, Philipp instead takes the semiquavers from the string parts for 8 bars. He then goes back to the original piano part for 10 bars, takes semiquavers from the string parts for 15 bars, and then goes back to the normal piano part for the remainder of the piece. The equivalent place to compare in the Trio is on page 32.