Elegia eroica, Op.29 (Casella, Alfredo)

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Editor First edition
Publisher. Info. Vienna: Universal Edition, 1922. Plate U.E. 6983.
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Work Title Elegia eroica per grande orchestra
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Composer Casella, Alfredo
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.29
Key G minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1914 or 1916?
First Publication. 1922 – Vienna: Universal Edition
Dedication Alla memoria di un Soldato morto in Guerra
Average DurationAvg. Duration 15-16 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. 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

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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?...