3 Symphonic Tableaux after Polyeucte, Op.21 (Tinel, Edgar)


Sheet Music


No.1 (Ouverture)

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Schissel (2010/8/3)

Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, n.d. (1891). Plate 18961.
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General Information

Work Title 3 Symphonic Tableaux after Polyeucte, Op.21
Alternative. Title Trois tableaux symphoniques pour orchestre tirés de la tragédie Polyeucte de P. Corneille, Par Edgar Tinel, op. 21.
Composer Tinel, Edgar
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.21
Key D Minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 3
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. by 1892
First Publication. 1891 part 1, 1892 parts 2 and 3
Librettist P. Corneille
Dedication F.A. Gevaert
Average DurationAvg. Duration 18 Min. (Overture)
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Scoring of overture: 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets in A, 2 bassoons, 4 horns in F, 2 trumpets in F, 3 trombones, 1 bass tuba, 3 timpani, harp, strings

Misc. Comments

Initially published separately, no. 1: overture in 1891, nos. 2 (Paulinen’s Traumgesicht) and 3 (Feier im Tempel Jupiters) following in 1892 -- dates of publication according to Hofmeister Monatsbericht.

BBC-broadcast recording has a duration of a bit over 18 minutes, including introduction.