Marble Surface

Paul Steinhagen

Genevieve de Brabant, Galoppe, Op. 37

Arr. CPE Strauss

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My orchestration form the piano score of this galoppe by the American "Viennese" composer Paul Steinhagen. It is based on themes from Offenbach's operetta of the same name, so with Offenbach's tunes and my orchestration there is not a great deal of Steinhagen left.

Apart from the curiosity value, any British person of about my vintage will have heard the song one of the tunes is based played (it seemed) on a weekly basis by the BBC on the radio. "We run them in, we run them in ..."