José Padilla, arranged by Charles R Cronham,
reprint of the 1948 Harms original
This is a new printing on sturdy, acid-free paper. 12 pages. All markings are original. Included are photos, capsule
biographies of Padilla and Cronham. Highest
quality guaranteed. Size of music is 9.5" x 12.5"
This Is Newly Printed Music
José Padilla Sánchez
(1889-1960) trained as a musician in his hometown of Almeria, Spain, at the
Madrid Conservatory and in Italy. He composed zarzuelas, operettas, and songs that were adapted for use in theatre and films. He
is also still remembered for “El Relicario” and “La Violetera” which were adapted by Charlie Chaplin
for his film, “City Lights.”
His original “Valencia” was published in 1925 by Francis Salabert.
was born in Jersey City, New Jersey, and was a life-long advocate for the organ. He served as a
municipal organist in Portland, Maine
; he taught, wrote, and arranged many pieces
through his life. Most of the Hammond registrations you see were provided by Cronham. Moderately easy.