Hamlet Overture, Op.4 (Joachim, Joseph)

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Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, n.d.(ca.1909?). Plate Part.B. 2106.
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Work Title Hamlet Overture
Alternative. Title Ouvertüre zu Hamlet
Composer Joachim, Joseph
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.4
Key D minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1853
First Performance. 1854-03 — Leipzig?
First Publication. 1854 – Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel
(Hofmeister's Monatsbericht (1854), p.660)
Dedication Den Mitgliedern der Weimarschen Kapelle gewidmet.
Average DurationAvg. Duration 17 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Orchestra: flutes, oboes, clarinets (B), bassoons + horns (D, F), trumpets (D), trombones + timpani + strings

Misc. Comments

Neue Zeitschrift für Musik seems to report a performance of this overture in an article dated Marz.1854 Leipzig, in a volume that has been reproduced here (middle of right column).