: berlioz la belle voyageuse
||Ian Kemp (1931*)
||Hector Berlioz: New Edition of the Complete Works, vol.13 |
Kassel: Bärenreiter-Verlag, 1975. Plate BA 5453 (issued 1975)
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||La belle voyageuse
|Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No.
||Œuvre 2, No.4 ; H 42 (3 extant versions)
|Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp.
||1842-12-29 in Stuttgart (mezzo and orchestra)|
1851-03-25 in Paris, Salle Ste-Cécile (female chorus and orchestra)
||1830 (vocal score)|
1844, 1975 (full scores)
||Thomas Moore (1779–1852), Irish Melodies|
Thomas Gounet (1801–69), French translation
|Average DurationAvg. Duration
|Composer Time PeriodComp. Period
||A: mez, piano|
B: TTBB, piano – LOST
C: mezzo-soprano, orchestra (flute, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 1 bassoon, strings)
D: SA chorus, orch
- Paris: January 1830, as Œuvre 2, No.4 (vocal score)
- Paris: 1844 (full score of H 42C)
- Paris: 1863, reduction of H 42C included in Collection de 32 Mélodies: no. 10
- Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, n.d., as part of Hector Berlioz Werke (1900–07), Serie VI, Band 15 (1903) and Serie VII, Band 17 (1904), edited by Charles Malherbe and Felix Weingartner
- Kassel: Bärenreiter, as part of New Berlioz Edition (1967–2005)
- H 42C and 42D in BA 5453, Volume 13 (1975), edited by Ian Kemp
- H 42A in BA 5455, Volume 15 (2005), edited by Ian Rumbold
Libretto at The Hector Berlioz Website