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Fantaisie pour le piano sur un air de Bellini


Musical score containing the piano piece for "Fantaisie pour le piano sur un air de Bellini" by Leopold von Meyer.

Creator(s): Meyer, Leopold von, 1816-1883
Creation Date: 1845
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Creator (Composer):
Meyer, Leopold von, 1816-1883

Par Léopold de Meyer, membre de la Société Philharmonique de St. Petersbourg.

Publisher Info:
Publisher Name: Chez E. Troupenas & Cie.
Publisher Info: Plate no.: E.T. et Cie. 1687
Place of Publication: Paris, France
  • Creation: 1845

Musical score containing the piano piece for "Fantaisie pour le piano sur un air de Bellini" by Leopold von Meyer.


The Austrian composer and pianist von Meyer, had a successful performance career in Russia, eastern Europe and Vienna and also achieved success in London and Paris. He visited the United States on October 1845 and his histrionic performance style and bravura showpieces were received with wide acclaim.


This piece was dedicated to the composer Frédéric Chopin.


"Fantaisie pour le piano sur un air de Bellini" is part of a bound collection of piano pieces composed by von Meyer that also includes fantasies on famous nineteenth-century operas, variations, national airs, marches, valses, an etude and nocturnes.

These are the titles of all the piano pieces by von Meyer in the order in which they appear in the library's collection:

Lucrezia Borgia: introduction and brilliant variations for the piano forte; Variations sur un theme de Semiramis de Rossini, op.37; Fantaisie sur L'Elixir d'amore, op.32; Fantaisie sur Norma de Bellini, op. 40; Fantaisie sur un air de Bellini; Le carnaval de Venise, varié pour le piano, op.31; Grande fantaisie orientale sur deux themes arabes, op.38; Fantaisie sur Les Hirondelles de Felicien David; Airs russes: fantaisie pour le piano forte, op.43; Marche marocaine Machmudier: air guerrier national [sic] des turcs [sic]; Grande march [sic] triomphale D'Isly, op.30; Hortense: notturno for the piano forte; Andante for the piano forte, op.42; Bajazeth: air nationale des turques; Grande etude de bataille, op.35; Quatre morceaux pour le piano forte: no.1 Le depart et le retour (deux noturnes); no.2 Airs russes, op.20; no.3 Valses brillantes; no.4 Grand gallop de bravoure.

Physical Description:

13 p. of music ; 35 cm.

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  • UNTCAT: b3812588 |
  • OCLC: 501019842 |
  • CALL-NO: M22 .M58
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc39268
Resource Type: Musical Score/Notation
Format: Image