Henry VIII (Saint-Saëns, Camille)

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Rgagnaux (2016/9/27)

Performers Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra
Henk Spruit
Publisher Info. Musical Masterpiece Society/Concert Hall
Concert-Hall [Annual series, 7] Release G-18, (P) 1952
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Publisher. Info. Paris: Durand, Schoenewerk & Cie., (1883). Plate D.S.& Cie. 3174.
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Arranger Léon Delahaye (1844–1896), piano reduction
Language French
Publisher. Info. Paris: Durand, Schoenewerk et Cie., n.d.[1883]. Plate D.S. & Cie. 3083.
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Arranger Léon Delahaye (1844–1896), piano reduction
Language French
Publisher. Info. Paris: Durand, Schoenewerk et Cie., n.d.[1883]. Plate D.S. & Cie. 3083.
Reissue — Paris: Durand-Schoenewerk, n.d.(after 1885). Plate D.S. 3083.
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Arrangements and Transcriptions

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For Piano solo (Cramer)
See: Illustrations sur 'Henry VIII' by R. Cramer

Ballet-Divertissement

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Arranger Gaston Choisnel (1857-1921)
Publisher. Info. Paris: A. Durand & Fils, n.d.(ca.1903). Plate D. & F. 6320.
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Marche du Synode

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Massenetique (2011/6/22)

Arranger André Messager (1853-1929)
Publisher. Info. Paris: Durand, Schœnewerk & Cie., n.d.(ca.1883). Plate D.S. et Cie. 3129.
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For Organ (Boëllmann)

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Daphnis (2009/11/9)

Arranger Léon Boëllmann (1862-1897)
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Quatuor (Act IV)

For Violin, Cello (ad. lib.), Harmonium and Piano (Guilmant)

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RTM (2014/1/23)

Arranger Alexandre Guilmant (1837-1911)
Publisher. Info. Paris: Durand, Schoenewerk et Cie., n.d.(ca.1883). Plate D.S. & Cie. 3160.
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General Information

Work Title Henry VIII
Alternative. Title
Composer Saint-Saëns, Camille
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 4 acts
  • Ballet-Divertissement
  1. Introduction - Entrée des Clans
  2. Idylle Écossaise
  3. La Fête du Houblon
  4. Danse de la Gipsy
  5. Scherzetto
  6. Gigue et Final
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1883
First Performance. 1883-03-05 in Paris: Opéra de Paris
Jean Lassalle (Henry VIII)
Gabrielle Krauss (Catherine d'Aragon)
Alphonsine Richard (Anne Boleyn)
Mlle. Nastorg (Lady Clarence)
Étienne Dereims (Don Gomez de Feria)
Auguste Boudouresque (Cardinal Campeggio)
Eugène Lorrain (Le duc de Norfolk)
Étienne Sapin (Le comte de Surrey)
M. Gaspard (Cranmer)
M. Malvaut (Garter King of Arms)
M. Boutens (Un huissier)
First Publication. 1883
Librettist Léonce Détroyat (1829-1898)
Armand Silvestre (1837-1901)
Language French
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation voices, chorus, orchestra
Cast
Henry VIII (baritone)
Catherine d'Aragon (soprano)
Anne Boleyn (mezzo-soprano)
Lady Clarence (soprano)
Don Gomez de Feria (tenor)
Cardinal Campeggio, legatus of the pope (bass)
Le duc de Norfolk (bass)
Le comte de Surrey (tenor)
Cranmer, Archbishop of Canterbury (bass)
Garter King of Arms (tenor)
Un huissier (bass)
Mixed Chorus
Orchestra
3 flutes, 2 oboes, English horn, 2 clarinets, bass clarinet in B
(also opt. contrabass clarinet in E), 2 bassoons, contrabassoon
4 horns, 3 trumpets, 2 cornets, 3 trombones, tuba,
timpani, percussion*, 2 harps, strings
*(bass drum, cymbals, triangle, tambourine, tam-tam)
Offstage Military Orchestra
piccolo clarinet (E), 5 saxophones (soprano in B, 2 alto in E, tenor in B, baritone in E)
2 cornets (B), trumpet (in F), 2 saxotrombas (E),
9 saxhorns (piccolo in E, 3 soprano in B, 2 baritone in B, bass in B, 2 contrabass in E and B)
3 trombones, tambour (field drum)
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Henry VIII - scores at Sheet Music Plus