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Kalkbrenner, Frédéric

Quatrième Concerto Pour Le Piano Avec Accompangments D'Orchestre.

Depot Central de la Musique et de la Librairie Rue des Filles St Thomas: Paris, [ca. 1835]. Pl.n 855. Likely First Edition. Large quarto. 41 pp. Original purple wrapper (front only; detached and heavily chipped). Light stains and dealer stamp on title page. Some wear to edges (minor rumpling, toning, and chipping) with light thumb wear. Small tear to bottom margin of pp. 31-34 (not affecting). Pencil markings throughout. A good copy overall.
The piano part to Kalkbrenner's Piano Concerto No. 4 in A-flat major, Op. 127, with orchestral cues throughout. (The wrapper and title page incorrectly read "Op. 125.")
At the height of his career, Kalkbrenner was considered the best pianist in Europe. His only real rival was Johann Nepomunk Hummel.
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