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The ariel waltz / composed and respectfully dedicated to his pupils by T. Comer

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Comer, T (Thomas) cmp  Search this
Bella C. Landauer Collection of Aeronautical Sheet Music (Smithsonian Institution. Libraries) DSI  Search this
Physical description:
2 leaves of music ; 35 cm
Electronic resources
Sheet music
United States
To 1901
Caption title.
For piano.
Copies have two variations on a half-nude girl holding a lyre in a winged and festooned chariot drawn by butterflies in flight among the clouds. Unsigned.
Lithograph similar to two others used for Comer's The ariel waltz: one by Sharp & Michelin; B. Champney [del.] and the other by E. W. Bouvie's Lith.; F. H. Lane [del.], both published by Oakes & Swan, 8 1/2 Tremont Row in 1840.
Also available online.
Version with lithograph's rear flower festoon perpendicular to the page; 1 complete copy. DSI
Version with lithograph's rear flower festoon diagonal to the page; 2 incomplete copies. DSI
NASMRB has 1 complete copy mq1687931 and two incomplete copies mq1703373, mq1703375 in Landauer collection. Complete copy and incomplete copies have two similar, unsigned lithographs.
Waltzes  Search this
Piano music  Search this
Popular instrumental music  Search this
Chariots  Search this
Lyres  Search this
Butterflies  Search this
Girls  Search this
Wings  Search this
Festoons  Search this
Clouds  Search this
American  Search this
Call number:
M1 .B4
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries