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MORITZ (CARL ADOLF LORENZ) - Noch Zwei Streiche

0. von Max und Moritz. In schoene und bekannte Musik gesetzt und seinem Freunde Max gewidmet von Moritz. Op. 11. Berlin, Schlesinger, n.d. [c. 1885]; c. 32 x 25 cm.; 12 pp. including colour-printed illustrated wrapper. Setting of one of Willhelm Busch's "Max und Moritz" humorous verse narratives - the "Letzter Streich" (the printed wrapper was used for either the fourth or the last, each being part of the one opus - for two voices (or two choirs) and piano by Carl .Adolf Lorenz, with rich parodic use of or allusion to popular choral works of the day, including "Mikado von Sullivan", "Das Fischermaedchen", "Zigeunerchor aus Trovatore", "Meine Koenigin von Coote", "Margarethe von Gounod", as well as several less-remembered works. Moritz studied music in Berlin, and spent his life as music director and there and in Mecklenburg. The cover is a full-page illustration after Wilhelm Busch. Ephemeral and scarce.
GBP 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 22.5 US$ 25.44 | JPą 2821] Book number IS00943

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