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Sheet Music 1860s From Veery Books


La Valse des Adieux
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La Valse des Adieux

By Nadaud, G. [Gustave Nadaud, 1820-1893]

New York: Beer & Schirmer, 1865. 4 pp. [cover, 2 p. score, catalog no. 2] Folio. Some foxing and offsetting, wear at extremities, disbound. Cover title: Choix de Romances Francaises favorite. For voice and piano. Text in French, with English translation. ''Il est un air a la fois vif et tendre, dont j'ai garde le touchant souvenir. J'aimais jadis; J'aime encore a l'entendre: il m'annoncait qu'elle devait venir.'' Nadaud is known for his political chansons in the tradition of Piere-Jean de Beranger. This, of course, is not a political song. Catalog on last page of vocal music offered by G. Schirmer, 701 Broadway (1866-1880), including Songs, Secular vocal ensemble music, and Sacred vocal ensemble music. Compositions by American composer Dudley Buck in the catalog indicate that this was probably a later printing from the same plates much later than 1865, yet WorldCat only finds two copies of this imprint.. Wraps. Very Good. Folio - 13'' X 10.5''.