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Gottschalk

Gottschalk

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In 1861, Louis Moreau Gottschalk borrowed the overture to an opera by Etienne Mehul. The opera was called Le Jeune Henri, or "Young Henry." After Gottschalk arranged it for multiple pianos, it was performed in grand style and then it disappeared — until recently. Richard Rosenberg conducts the Festival Chamber Orchestra at the 2006 Hot Springs Music Festival in a performance of "La Casa del Joven," arranged by Gottschalk.