: bizet patrie
||Paris: Choudens, n.d.(ca.1875). Plate A.C. 2921.
Arrangements and Transcriptions
For Piano 4 hands (Composer)
For Piano solo (Dallier)
||Patrie - Ouverture dramatique
|Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No.
||WD 41 ; Op.19
|Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp.
|Composer Time PeriodComp. Period
||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
||MPH preface (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."