Ein Heldenleben, Op.40 (Strauss, Richard)

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 Complete score
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PMLP04982-Strauss - Ein Heldenleben, Op. 40 (orch. score).pdf
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Leipzig: F.E.C. Leuckart, 1899. Plate F.E.C.L. 5200.

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Mineola: Dover Publications, 1979.

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 Flute 1, 2, 3, Piccolo
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 Oboe 1, 2, 3, 4 (also English Horn)
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 Clarinet 1, 2 (B), Bass Clarinet (B), Piccolo Clarinet (E)
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 Trumpet 1, 2, 3 (B)
Trumpet 1, 2 (E)

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 Timpani, Military Drum, Cymbals/Tam-Tam/Triangle,
Side Drum, Bass Drum

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 Harp 1, 2
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 Basses
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PMLP04982-StraussR-Op40.Flute.pdf
Publisher Info.:

Leipzig: F.E.C. Leuckart, 1899. Plate F.E.C.L. 5200.

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New York: Edwin F. Kalmus, n.d.(after 1956).

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Public Domain - Non-PD EU [tag/del]

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PMLP04982-Ein heldenleben - Clarinete 1 - ultima página - Clarinete en Sib - 2014-02-09 1113 - Clarinete en Sib.pdf
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Luis José Roncagliolo

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Luis José Roncagliolo

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This is the missing page from the Clarinet 1 part uploaded by user KGIll. Engraving directly from score (Leipzig: F.E.C. Leuckart, 1899. Plate F.E.C.L. 5200 / Reprint: Mineola: Dover Publications, 1979)

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Arrangements and Transcriptions

For 2 Pianos 8 hands (Singer)

 Color cover
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 Piano 1
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 Piano 2
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SIBLEY1802.10572.2242-39087032120307color cover.pdf
Arranger:

Otto Singer II (1863–1931)

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Leipzig: F.E.C. Leuckart, 1905. Plate F.E.C.L. 5887

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For Piano 4 hands (Singer)

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Strauss - Heldenleben.pdf
Arranger:

Otto Singer II (1863–1931)

Publisher Info.:

Leipzig: F.E.C. Leuckart, 1899. Plate F.E.C.L. 5203

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Strauss-Singer - Ein Heldenleben.pdf
Arranger:

Otto Singer II (1863–1931)

Publisher Info.:

Leipzig: F.E.C. Leuckart, 1903. Plate F.E.C.L. 5604

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General Information

Work Title Ein Heldenleben
Alternative Title Tondichtung für grosses Orchester
Composer Strauss, Richard
Opus/Catalogue Number Op.40 ; TrV 190
Year/Date of Composition 1898
First Performance 1899-03-03 in Frankfurt, Museum Concert
Städtliches Orchester, Richard Strauss (conductor)
First Publication 1899
Dedication Wilhelm Mengelberg and the Concertgebouw Orchestra
Average Duration 40 minutes
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Orchestra
Piccolo, 3 Flutes, 4 Oboes (4th also English Horn), Clarinet (E),
2 Clarinets (B), Bass Clarinet (B), 3 Bassoons, Contrabassoon
8 Horns (F, E, E), 5 Trumpets (3 in B, 2 in E - used offstage),
3 Trombones, Tenor Tuba or Euphonium (B), Tuba
Timpani, Bass Drum, Snare Drum, Cymbals, Tenor Drum, Tam-Tam, Triangle,
2 Harps, Solo Violin, Strings
External Links Wikipedia article


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