Elegia eroica, Op.29 (Casella, Alfredo)

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First edition

Publisher Info.:

Vienna: Universal Edition, 1922. Plate U.E. 6983.


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General Information

Work Title Elegia eroica per grande orchestra
Alternative Title
Composer Casella, Alfredo
Opus/Catalogue Number Op.29
Key G minor
Movements/Sections 1
Year/Date of Composition 1914 or 1916?
First Publication 1922 – Vienna: Universal Edition
Dedication Alla memoria di un Soldato morto in Guerra
Average Duration 15-16 minutes
Composer Time Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation Orchestra: 4 flutes, 2 oboes, English horn, E clarinet, 2 clarinets (A), bass clarinet (B), 2 bassoons, contrabassoon, 6 horns (F), 3 trumpets (C), 3 trombones, tuba, chromatic timpani, large drum, cymbals, military drum, tamtam, xylophone, celesta, harp, strings, with low C-tuned contrabass needed

Misc. Comments

There are at least two commercial recordings available - on Naxos with the 3rd symphony , and on a set on the Signum label titled Expressionismus.

The Musikmph preface has "1914" (Elegia eroica op.29 for large orchestra (1914)) - maybe 1914-16?...

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