[Op. 74, arr.]. Grand Septuor pour Piano, Flûte, Hautbois, Cor, Alto Violoncelle et Contrebasse arrangée[!] pour Piano, 2 Violons, Alto et Violoncelle par J. B. André... Op. 74B... Pr. M. 11. [Parts]. Johann Nepomuk HUMMEL.

[Op. 74, arr.]. Grand Septuor pour Piano, Flûte, Hautbois, Cor, Alto Violoncelle et Contrebasse arrangée[!] pour Piano, 2 Violons, Alto et Violoncelle par J. B. André... Op. 74B... Pr. M. 11. [Parts]

Offenbach s/M: Jean André [PN 5915], [after 1872]. Folio. Original brown printed wrappers. Pianoforte: 1f. (title), [1] (part title: "Pianoforte"), 2-43, [ii] (blank), [i] (publisher's advertisement) pp; Violino I: [i] (part title), 2-13, [i] (blank) pp.; Violino II: [i] (part title), 2-13, [i] (blank) pp., Viola: [i] (part title), 2-13, [i] (blank) pp.; Violoncello: [i] (part title), 2-13, [i] (blank) pp. Transfer. Pianoforte part contains extra notes and staves in cue size for performance as a piano solo work.

With printed dedication to head of title: "À sa Majesté Madame la Princesse Impériale Marie Louise Archiduchesse d'Autriche Duchesse de Parme etc." and "24 IV 37" penciled to foot of upper wrapper. Some annotations (fingerings, articulation, etc.) in pencil to music.

Wrappers brittle, torn, and detached, with some loss, not affecting printed area. Upper outer corners slightly creased; outer bifolium of Pianoforte part detached.

First Edition of this arrangement, possibly a later issue. Zimmerschied p. 114-15 (under "op. 74" with no mention of "74b"; the plate number is the same as for André's edition of the original, dated "ca. 1869"). WorldCat (5 copies in the U.S., at the New York Public Library, the University of California at Berkeley, Connecticut College, Princeton University, and the Interlochen Center for the Arts). Price in Marks indicates a date after 1872, but French titling suggests a date before the Franco-Prussian war. Item #25718

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