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The Helena polka / composed & dedicated to William Philpot Esqre. by Charles D'Albert.
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Bound in the Stewart Symonds sheet music collection no. 1, volume of songs and music, circa 1825-1885.
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There is a possibility that this volume was also owned by Mary Miller, the binding is the same and 'Agnes' is written in the same child like handwriting as in the Mary Miller volume.
Cover title.
Caption title: The Helena polka.
Price 3/... partially trimmed off.
On cover at the top: No.1 solo ; no.2 duet.
This edition: no. 1. Solo.
Ent. Sta. Hall.
Advertisement on back cover: ..., waltzes, quadrilles, etc. by Charles D'Albert. Title trimmed.
Arranged for piano solo.
Plate number: 7549.
British Library catalogue date 1847, possibly later though.
"Composed and dedicated to William Philpot Esqre"--Cover.
Chromolithograph cover depicts a baby, under the coats of arms of the House of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha and a modified version of the Hanoverians'; presumably this polka was composed in honour of the birth of Princess Helena in 1846. Signed in-plate, J. Brandard.
Pencil annotations on page 3. (Fingering).
Provenance: Stewart Symonds sheet music collection.
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[ca1847-185?].
Publication details:
London : Chappell, 50 New Bond Street,
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7549 ; Chappell
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1 score (2 unnumbered pages, 7 pages) ; 35 cm.
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music
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