Le carnaval romain, H 95 (Berlioz, Hector)

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Carolus (2010/8/30)

Performer Pages University of Chicago Orchestra (orchestra)
Barbara Schubert (conductor)
Publisher Info. Chicago: University of Chicago Symphony
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Misc. Notes Performed 29 January 2005, Mandel Hall. From Internet Archive
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Rgagnaux (2016/3/20)

Performers Philharmonia Orchestra
Wilhelm Schüchter
Publisher Info. Parlophone PMC 1022, 1953.
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Misc. Notes Recorded 25 november 1953, EMI Studio No. 1, Abbey Road, London.
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Dandeutsch (2015/7/26)

Editor Charles Malherbe (1853–1911)
Felix Weingartner (1863–1942)
Publisher. Info. Hector Berlioz Werke, Serie II, Band 5
Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, 1901. Plate H.B. 10.
Reprinted Roman Carnival and Other Overtures in Full Score
Mineola: Dover Publications, 2012.
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Misc. Notes #387464 This score includes measure numbers.
Part of the research project Romantic Overtures, 1820-1850
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Massenetique (2012/6/7)

Publisher. Info. Leipzig: A. Cranz, n.d.(ca.1915). Plate C. 45002.
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Misc. Notes Includes a piano reduction placed underneath the score.
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Editor Charles Malherbe (1853–1911)
Felix Weingartner (1863–1942)
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, n.d.(ca.1910). Orch. B. 1140.
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Arranger Otto Singer II (1863-1931)
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: F.E.C. Leuckart, n.d., plate F.E.C.L. 5484
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Morel (2009/3/29)

Arranger Ferdinand Wrede (1827–1899)
Publisher. Info. Berlin: Schlesinger, n.d. Plate S.2986.
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Arranger Ferdinand Wrede (1827–1899)
Publisher. Info. New York: G. Schirmer, 1909. Plate 20642.
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Gbpiano (2008/7/14)

Arranger Otto Taubmann (1859–1929)
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, n.d. (1901). Plate 23802.
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General Information

Work Title Le carnaval romain: ouverture caractéristique
Alternative. Title Roman Carnival Overture
Composer Berlioz, Hector
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. H 95 ; Œuvre 9
Key A major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1844
First Performance. 1844-02-03 in Paris, Salle Herz.
First Publication. 1844
Dedication Prince von Hohenzollern-Hechingen
Average DurationAvg. Duration 10 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Orchestra: 2 flutes (1 also piccolo), 2 oboes (1 also English Horn), 2 clarinets,
2(4) bassoons, 4 horns, 2 trumpets, 2 cornets, 3 trombones
timpani, percussion (3 players: cymbals, triangle, 2 tambourines), harp, strings
External Links Wikipedia article on Berlioz overtures
On-line score (Scorch format) at Berlioz website

Misc. Comments

Based on themes from Benvenuto Cellini (one of which originates from the Gloria of the 1825 Messe solennelle).

Publication History

  • Paris: 1844, Œuvre 9 (full score)
  • Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, n.d. (1901), as part of Hector Berlioz Werke (1900–07), Serie II, Band V, 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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