Saturday, November 20, 2010

La Casa Musicale de Lerma to Issue Arrangement for Piano Quintet of George Bridgetower's 'Henry: A Ballad'

[George Bridgetower (Copyright: The British Museum)]

George Augustus Polgreen Bridgetower (1780-1860) is featured at on a page researched and written by Prof. Dominique-René de Lerma of Lawrence University Conservatory in Appleton, Wisconsin. Bridgetower is best known as a violin virtuoso, but he also composed some works of his own, including Henry: A Ballad. The work has been arranged for piano quintet by Dominique-René de Lerma. The arrangement has been performed in Germany and England. MMB Music of St. Louis was planning to issue the work, but after a change of ownership of the publishing house, Prof. De Lerma tells “It will now be issued under my own imprint: La Casa Musicale de Lerma.

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