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#2213809 - 01/13/14 04:30 AM Piano forte information required
rogerdee Offline
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Registered: 01/12/14
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I am looking to get as much information as i can on a book i have that was left to me by my father:
The current information i have been able to obtain is below:

P.S.. Is it actually worth anything.?

Thanks.

Sonate for the piano forte : op. 26
Author: Ludwig van Beethoven
Publisher: [London : Monzani & Hill, ca. 1815]
Series: Monzani & Hill's selection of Beethoven's piano forte music, no. 48
Edition/Format: Musical score : Sonatas : No Linguistic Content
Database: WorldCat

Subjects Sonatas (Piano)
Document Type: Musical Score
All Authors / Contributors: Ludwig van Beethoven
OCLC Number: 21830372
Notes: Caption title.
Description: 13 p. of music.
Series Title: Monzani & Hill's selection of Beethoven's piano forte music, no. 48
Other Titles: Sonatas,
Responsibility: composed and dedicated to H.H. Prince Lichnowski by L.V. Beethoven.

Sonate for the piano forte : op. 26by Beethoven, Ludwig van, 1770-1827



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#2213816 - 01/13/14 05:46 AM Re: Piano forte information required [Re: rogerdee]
chopin_r_us Offline
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Try Travis and Emery.

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#2213817 - 01/13/14 06:02 AM Re: Piano forte information required [Re: rogerdee]
jeffreyjones Offline
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There's a possibility that it will have some value, since it is one of the earliest editions of Beethoven and was done during his lifetime. If it was volume no. 27, there is apparently only one known surviving copy of that book. During his lifetime, though, Op. 26 was one of his most popular compositions, so I wouldn't have high hopes. It's likely to be one of the more common volumes. Nonetheless, you can contact a music library to get their opinion.

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