Machmudier

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This is a digital copy of the Moroccan march "Machmudier, air guerrier national' des Turcs" 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 dedicate to Lieutenant Brownlow C. Bertie of the 2nd Regiment of Life Guards. The caption on page 1 of "No. 1 Air guerrier guerrier des Turcs" suggests that this is the ... continued below

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10 p. of music ; 35 cm.

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Meyer, Leopold von, 1816-1883. 184u.

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  • Meyer, Leopold von, 1816-1883. Par Léopold de Meyer, pianiste de la chambre de Sa Majesté L'Empereur d'Autriche. Membre honoraire de la Societé Philharmonique de St. Petersbourg et du Conservatoire de Vienne.

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  • Cramer, Beale & Co.
    Publisher Info: 201 Regent Street & 67 Conduit Street. Plate no. 3557.
    Place of Publication: London, England

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This is a digital copy of the Moroccan march "Machmudier, air guerrier national' des Turcs" 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 dedicate to Lieutenant Brownlow C. Bertie of the 2nd Regiment of Life Guards.

The caption on page 1 of "No. 1 Air guerrier guerrier des Turcs" suggests that this is the first of several such piano Turkish/Moroccan marches composed by von Meyer. The one shown here 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.

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10 p. of music ; 35 cm.

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Full title as appears in the t.p.: Marche marocaine. Machmudier, air guerrier national' des Turcs, pour le piano forte, dedié a l'Hon[ora]ble Brownlow C. Bertie, 2nd. Life Guards.

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  • 184u

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • Aug. 1, 2011, 10:42 a.m.

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  • Nov. 11, 2014, 11:41 a.m.

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Meyer, Leopold von, 1816-1883. Machmudier, score, 184u; London, England. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc39276/: accessed August 14, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Music Library.