Item MS-5-2, Box 7, Folder 1 - Csárdás no. 2

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Csárdás no. 2

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Csardas no. 2

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Rafael Joseffy

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  • Variations in title: Csardas no. 2 for piano in A Major

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MS-5-2, Box 7, Folder 1

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  • 1909 (Creation)
    Joseffy, Rafael
  • 1909 (Publication)
    New York (N.Y.)
  • December 1909 (Distribution)
    Joseffy, Rafael
    New York (N.Y.)
    Date of inscription to Ellen Ballon

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1 part (10 p.) ; 34.5 x 27 cm

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Rafael Joseffy was a Hungarian pianist, teacher, and composer. He studied with a number of teachers, including Ignaz Moscheles, Carl Tausig, and Franz Liszt. In 1879, he moved to New York City, where he spent the rest of his life.

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Item is a copy of Joseffy's composition, dedicated to his friend Moriz Rosenthal, and inscribed to Ellen Ballon. File includes a copy of handwritten piano scale exercises, presumably by Joseffy for Ballon.

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  • English
  • Hungarian

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This work is in the public domain in Canada. Please obey the copyright laws of your country. It is your sole responsibility to verify whether the file available for download and viewing is in the public domain in your country or if downloading a copy constitutes fair use.

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Revised by Rebecca Shaw on December 6, 2017.

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  • English

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  • Box: MS-5-2, Box 7