Arrangements and Transcriptions
For Piano solo
Leipzig: Bosworth, 1898. Plate B. & Co. 2386.
Public Domain [tag/del]
||The Merchant of Venice
- Barcarole (Serénade)
- Introduction and Bourrée
- Danse Grotesque (Pierrots and Harlequins)
- A la Valse
|Year/Date of Composition
||1871-9-19 - Manchester, Prince's Theatre
||Tenor solo (ad lib) and orchestra
First published as a piano duet by Cramer & Co., London, 1873, plate 6542. Published in full score by Bosworth & Co., Leipzig and London, 1898, plate 2341, and piano solo, plate 2386.
The original theatrical version includes a tenor soloist in the second movement, setting an interpolated text by F. Rizzelli, Nel ciel seren.
A suite consisting of four movements (1,3,5 & 7) was regularly performed during the composer's lifetime.