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|Alternative. Title||Patrie - Ouverture dramatique|
|Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No.||WD 41 ; Op.19|
|Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp.||1873|
|Composer Time PeriodComp. Period||Romantic|
|Instrumentation||2 Flutes (2 also Piccolo), 2 Oboes (2 also English Horn), 2 Clarinets in B♭/A, 2 Bassoons, 4 Horns in E♭/C/D/G, 2 Trumpets in G/C/A/D (ad lib, parts cued in Cornets), 2 Cornets in B♭, 3 Trombones, Ophicleide (ad lib, part cued in Bassoons), Timpani, Percussion (Triangle, Bass Drum, Cymbals, Tambourine), Harps, Strings|
|External Links||(by Timothy Flynn, 2011)|
According to Bennett (quoted by Flynn), "performed by Pasdeloup’s orchestra (for whom it was composed) at Bizet’s funeral in the church of La Trinité just one year after its premiere."