1853 Piano Sheet Music Parlor Music Waltzes Dances American Songs Polkas RARE

Various composers

$499.00

In stock

Free shipping wordwide!


Satisfaction Guaranteed

Unsure? Ask an Expert!

A rare collection of piano music, published in the mid-19th-century. Parlor music gained a substantial popularity in the 19th-century, especially in western Europe and the United States, and the piano was the leading contributor to that popularity. Composers, both mainstream and amateur, were writing songs to be played in parlors across the country.

 

This collection of 28 songs features many waltzes, theme variations, songs for chorus, polkas, and mazurkas, all set for the piano. See below for a full list of the tunes.

$499.00

In stock

Free shipping wordwide!


Satisfaction Guaranteed

Image Gallery Description & Details

1853 Piano Sheet Music Parlor Music Waltzes Dances American Songs Polkas RARE

 

A rare collection of piano music, published in the mid-19th-century. Parlor music gained a substantial popularity in the 19th-century, especially in western Europe and the United States, and the piano was the leading contributor to that popularity. Composers, both mainstream and amateur, were writing songs to be played in parlors across the country.

 

This collection of 28 songs features many waltzes, theme variations, songs for chorus, polkas, and mazurkas, all set for the piano. See below for a full list of the tunes.

 

Item number: #6879

Price: $499

 

Various composers

 

[sheet music]

 

New York; Philadelphia; Chicago…etc, 1853-1870.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages
    • Many visible repairs to ripped pages throughout
  • Language: English
  • Binding: Leather; tight and secure
  • Size: ~13in X 10.5in (33cm x 27cm)

 

Our Guarantee:

Very Fast. Very Safe. Free Shipping Worldwide.

Customer satisfaction is our priority! Notify us with 7 days of receiving, and we will offer a full refund without reservation!

 

                                                                                     

 

Moss Roses.  By E. Mack.  (To the Young Ladies of Moore’s Hill College , Ind.).  (Color Front Cover Sheet).

The “Young Hero’s March” for the Piano.  No cover.  Phila.: Lee and Walker, 1866.

To Miss Louiza White.  Lou Lou Polka.  Composed for the Piano Forte by Carrie A. Barclay.  New York:  Published for the Author by Wm. A. Pond & Co., 1866.  (Black and White cover).

Gems of the Drawing Room, a Set of Polkas.  New York:  Published by S. T. Gordon.  (Black and White cover sheet.  The two pages of scored music are torn from the fore edge to the gutter).

24 Popular Airs Fingered and Aired for the Piano Forte by Ch. Czerny.  Boston:  Henry Tolman & Co.  (N.d.).

Le Valloon, Fantasie pour Piano sur des Chants favoris du Tyrol.  Par J. B. Cuvernoy.  Op. 291.  New York:  chez G. Schirmer.

The Medley Set.  For the Piano, with Brilliant Variations.  By James Bellak.  Cleveland, O.:  Published by S. Brainard & Sons, 1854.  (Black and White cover, no pictures).

Floral Set for Piano.  By James Bellack.  Philadelphia:  Lee & Walker, 1862.  (Black and white cover).

The Star Sett, a Collection of One Hundred Beautiful Melodies.  Arranged by James Bellak.  Cincinnati:  J. Church, Jr., (1860).  (Black and white title.  The title page (including the start of “Don Pasquale” on the reverse) is torn from the fore edge to the gutter.

The Young Minstrel.  A Collection of Very Easy Polkas, Polka-Mazourkas, Waltzes, &c., Arranged for the Piano from Celebrated Composers.  By L. p. Gerville.  Boston:  G. D. Russell & Company, (N.d.).

A.B.C.  Recreations for Young Pianists, Twenty-Six Progressive Pieces.  Respectfully Dedicated to Miss Bella Lee by E. Mack.  Philadelphia:  Lee & Walker, (1865).  Pictorial black and white cover.  Contains only one piece of music:  “Ada Waltz.”

Favorite Waltzes Made Easy.  By Ernest Leslie.  Boston:  G. D. Russell, 1866.  Title page has two horizontal tears, one going to the gutter.  Only one piece of music:  “Scheiden Waltzes,” which has a ragged horizontal tear from the fore edge to the gutter.

The Sylphs.  6 Easy and Agreeable Piano Pieces in Dance Movement.  By Fritz Spindler.  New York:  Published by J. L. Peters, (N.d.).

Il Bacio, the Kiss.  Melody by Arditi.  New York:  Published by S. T. Gordon, (N.d.).

Beauties of the Dance, a Collection of Popular Polkas, Schottisches, Waltzes, Mazurkas, etc.  For the Piano Forte.  New York:  Published by Wm. Hall & Son, (1853).  Owner inscribed and dated 1870 on the front cover.  Black and white title cover.

When You and I were Young, Maggie; Song and Chorus.  Inscribed to Mrs. S. F. Atwell.  Words by George W. Johnson, Music by J. A. Butterfield.  Chicago:  Published by J. A. Butterfield, 1866.  Black and white cover.

Polka-Mazurka sur Faust.  Opera de Ch Gounod pour Piano par E. Ketterer.  Mayence (Mainz): chez les fils de B. Schott, (N.d.).  Pictorial black and white cover.  Inscribed by early owner and dated 1870.  Ink stamp of Wm. A. Pond & Col. of New York is on the title page.

Garden of Roses, a Sett of New and Easy Arrangements for the Piano Forte.  By E. Mack.  New York:  Published by S. T. Gordon, 1862.  Black and white decorative cover.

Wm. A. Pond & Co.’s Standard Educational Series, No. 1.  White Roses.  6 Easy Pieces, Without Octaves, Suitable for Teaching Purposes.  Composed by Theodore Oesten.  New York:  Wm. A. Pond & Co.  Cover sheet in black with red border and some lettering.

The Sylph….  By Fritz…  New York:  Published by Wm. Dr…  The decorative black and white title is obscured with tape down the middle; paper torn.  Another piece of white tape is on the blank reverse of the second (last) sheet as well.

Die Wilde jagd.  Galopp fur das Pianoforte von Fanz Budik.  K.K. Oestreich. Kapellmeister.  Frankfurt bei L. Massute, (n.d.)  Signed by early owner on the cover sheet.  Decorative lithographic cover sheet in black and white shows a bearded man riding a horse and being chased by a dragon.

To Miss Julia E. Hall of New York.  Little Ettie’s Favorites.  12 beautiful Melodies Arranged for the Piano.  By James Bellak.  New York:  Published by Wm. Hall & Son, 1859.  (Contains “Down in Alabam,” a Polka).

To Miss Huldah A. Hall (of Brooklyn N.Y.).  Woodland Whispers, a Collection of Easy Piano Music.  By Francis H. Brown.  New York:  Published by Wm. Hall & Son, 1863.  Black and white cover with a decorative “woodlands” border.

Rohmische Rouern-Polka Componirt von Joseph Strebinger.  K.K. Oestereich, Kapellmeister.  Op. 26.  Frankfurt bei L. Massute, (N.d.)  Prior owner’s name at the top; ink stamp at the bottom of the decorative cover page is for G. Schirmer of New York.

Friedrich Carl Sieges-Marsch.  Fur Das Pianoforte componirt und Seiner Konigl: Hoheit dem Prinzen Friedrich Carl von Preussen im tiefster Ehrfurcht gewidmet von B. Bilse, Konigl: Musikdirector.  Frankfurt bei L. Massute, (n.d.).  Name of  C. K. Bennett is written in nice calligraphic hand at the top of the decorative lithographic cover of military themes and battles by C. G. Roder.  At the bottom of this cover is inkstamped G. Schirmer of New York.  Some damping at the fore edge.

Three Beautiful Home Songs.  I put me in my Little Bed; Mother, Take me Home again; Little Em’ly.  Written by Dexter Smith; Music by C. A. White.  Boston: White, Smith & Perry, 1870.  (Only has “Put me in my Little Bed.”  Contains words).

Le Jeune Pianiste.  Variations elegantes et Instructives….  Pour le Piano par F. W. Kretschmar.  Paris (et al):  Braunschweig, Henry Litolffs Verlag, (N.d.).

A Collection of Favorite Dance Music, Composed by Labitsky, Lanner, Strauss, D’Albert, Ascher, &c.  Arranged for two Performers.  Boston & New York:  Oliver and C.H. Ditson, (N.d.).  Contains one lengthy piece:  “Indiana, grande Valse.”  Black and white cover with a decorative border.  Some damping at the lower right corner.

 

Categories

Americana, American History

Arts & Architecture

Other

Authors

Various composers

Printing Date

19th Century

Language

English

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete