La mort d'Ophélie, H 92 (Berlioz, Hector)

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Daphnis (2010/2/11)

Editor Charles Malherbe (1853–1911)
Felix Weingartner (1863–1942)
Translator Emma Klingenfeld (1846–1935), German text
Percy Pinkerton (1855–1946), English text
Publisher. Info. Hector Berlioz Werke, Serie VI, Band 14
Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, 1900–07. Plate H.B. 38.
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Misc. Notes Only the English translation is possibly under copyright in the EU.
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Philip Legge (2009/1/9)

Editor Philip Legge (1972*)
Publisher. Info. Choral Public Domain Library, 2001
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Misc. Notes See Creative Commons Attribution Share Alike 2.5 Australia for precise copyright terms. Based on Old Berlioz Edition above. Erratum: the word “melodiense” should be “melodieuse”.
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Massenetique (2011/12/17)

Publisher. Info. Collection de 32 mélodies pour une ou plusieurs voix et choeur par Hector Berlioz.
Paris: S. Richault, n.d.[1863]. Plate R. 13682.
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sjs1104 (2008/7/28)

Publisher. Info. Paris: Costallat & Cie., n.d.(ca.1900), plate C. & C. 708
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Misc. Notes Incorporated in Tristia, Op. 18, as No. 2
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Daphnis (2010/5/14)

Editor Charles Malherbe (1853–1911)
Felix Weingartner (1863–1942)
Translator Emma Klingenfeld (1846–1935), German text
Percy Pinkerton (1855–1946), English text
Publisher. Info. Hector Berlioz Werke, Serie VII, Band 16
Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, 1900–07. Plate H.B. 60.
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Work Title La mort d’Ophélie, ballade d’après Shakespeare
Alternative. Title Tristia, No. 2
Composer Berlioz, Hector
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Œuvre 18 No.2 ; H 92
Key A: B major, B: A major
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1842, orch. 1848
First Publication. 1849 (vocal score)
1851 (full score)
Librettist Ernest Legouvé (1807–1903)
Language French
Dedication à Prince Eugen von Sayn-Wittgenstein
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation A Soprano or tenor & piano
B Female chorus, 2,ca,2,0 – 3,0,0,0 – str 2,1,1,1

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Publication History

  • Paris: 1848 (H 92A, vocal score)
Reissue: 1849, in Tristia, as Œuvre 18, No.2
  • Paris: 1851 (H 92B, full score)
  • Paris: 1863, piano-vocal reduction of H 92B in Collection de 32 Mélodies H 139: no. 21
  • Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, n.d., as part of Hector Berlioz Werke (1900–07), Serie VI, Band XIV (H 92B, 1903), and Serie VII, Bands XVI (H 92B, piano-vocal reduction) and XVII (H 92A, 1904), edited by Charles Malherbe and Felix Weingartner
  • Kassel: Bärenreiter, as part of New Berlioz Edition (1967–2005)
    H 92B in BA 5452/II, Volume 12b (1993), edited by David Charlton
    H 92A in BA 5455, Volume 15 (2005), edited by Ian Rumbold

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Libretto at The Hector Berlioz Website

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    • Shouldn't this be not just Legouvé but Legouvé _after Shakespeare_? See eg Hyperion Records.