Item Type: Music - Bound Volumes - Duet Concertina
Full Description: One of a series of large folio music pieces by Alexander Prince, the Duet concertina virtuoso. This piece, bound in an outer cardboard mount that revelas the image from the front cover, is “Beta Waltz for pupils on the English Duet Concertina”. Marked “AP 2” and “copyright 1921 by Alexander Prince, 29 Glebe Street, Nottingham”. The board-mounted cover has a fine photo of Prince in White Tie and Tails, with a six-sided Maccann Duet with broad ivory buttons. Neil Wayne visited Prince’s brother at the Glebe Street premises in the late 1960s, and viewed many old photos of Prince. Prince self-published these pieces to sell to his pupils and to others, and other copies are over-stamped as being sold via Wheatstone’s West Street premises. See also items NC.5.2.2-001 , [http://www.concertinamuseum.com/NC50202-001.htm] NC.5.2.2-002 , [http://www.concertinamuseum.com/NC50202-002.htm] NC.5.2.2-003 , [http://www.concertinamuseum.com/NC50202-003.htm] and NC.5.2.2-004 [http://www.concertinamuseum.com/NC50202-004.htm]
Source Catalogue No: The Concertina Museum: 5.2.2-005
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