Grande ouverture du roi Lear, H 53 (Berlioz, Hector)

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Performer Pages DuPage Symphony Orchestra (orchestra)
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Publisher Info. DuPage, IL: DuPage Symphony Orchestra
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Editor Charles Malherbe (1853–1911)
Felix Weingartner (1863–1942)
Publisher. Info. Hector Berlioz Werke, Serie II, Band 4
Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, 1900. Plate H.B. 7.
Reprinted Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, 1900. Plate Part.B.1603
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Arrangements and Transcriptions

For 2 Pianos 8 hands (Rihm)

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Arranger Alexander Rihm (1870-19??)
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Friedrich Hofmeister, 1907. Plate 8861
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General Information

Work Title Grande ouverture du roi Lear
Alternative. Title
Composer Berlioz, Hector
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Œuvre 4 ; H 53
Key A minor / C major
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1831
First Performance. 1833-12-22 in Paris, Conservatoire.
First Publication. 1839
Average DurationAvg. Duration 15 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Orchestra
2 flutes (2nd also piccolo), 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 4 bassoons
4 horns, 2 trumpets, 3 trombones, ophecleide (tuba), timpani, strings
External Links Wikipedia article on Berlioz overtures
On-line score (Scorch format) at Berlioz website

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Publication History

  • Paris: 1839, Œuvre 4 (full score)
  • Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, n.d. (1901), as part of Hector Berlioz Werke (1900–07), Serie II, Band IV, edited by Charles Malherbe and Felix Weingartner
  • Kassel: Bärenreiter, 2000, BA 5460, as part of New Berlioz Edition (1967–2005), Volume 20, edited by Diana Bickley


Compositions and Literary Works by Hector Berlioz
Operas

Les francs-juges, H 23 · Benvenuto Cellini, H 76 · Les Troyens, H 133 · Béatrice et Bénédict, H 138

Symphonies

Symphonie fantastique, H 48 · Harold en Italie, H 68 · Roméo et Juliette, H 79 · Grande symphonie funèbre et triomphale, H 80

Concert Overtures

Grande ouverture de Waverley, H 26 · Grande ouverture du Roi Lear, H 53 · Intrata di Rob-Roy MacGregor, H 54 · Le carnaval romain, H 95 · Le Corsaire, H 101

Liturgical works

Messe solennelle, H 20 · Grande messe des morts, H 75 · Te Deum, H 118

Other choral works

Lélio, ou le retour à la vie, H 55 · La damnation de Faust, H 111 · Tristia, H 119 · Vox populi, H 120 · L’enfance du Christ, H 130

Songs and cantatas

Herminie, H 29 · Cléopâtre, H 36 · Irlande, H 38 · Les nuits d’été, H 81 · Feuillets d’album, H 121 · Fleurs des landes, H 124

Writings

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