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Jacques Offenbach : Can Can  

Jacques Offenbach : Can Can

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About 'Can Can'

Artist: Offenbach, Jacques (biography)
Born:1819 , nr. Cologne
Died:1880 , Paris
The Artist:German/French composer best known for his operattas, including Orpheus in the Underworld (with its famous Can-Can).
Composition Date:1858
Composition Info:The cancan first appeared in the working-class ballrooms of Montparnasse in Paris in around 1830. It comes from Offenbach's operetta 'Orpheus in the Underworld'.
Score TypeArrangement for String Quartet (2 violins, viola and cello)
Score KeyG major (Sounding Pitch)
Number of Pages4
Difficulty LevelIntermediate Level: Recommended for Intermediate Level players


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