Souvenirs dramatiques, Op.89 (Bériot, Charles-Auguste de)

Collaborative Work (including Pasticcios)
This work was co-authored by Charles-Auguste de Bériot and Benoit Constant Fauconier.

Sheet Music

Scores and Parts

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Schalltrichter (2016/8/2)

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Arranger Louis Dorus (ca.1812-1896), alternate flute part
Publisher. Info. Paris: Schott, n.d.[1854], [1860]. Plates C.B No.1, 13.
Misc. Notes No.1 with alternate Flute part. Hofmeister's Monatsbericht (1856), p.910,
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General Information

Work Title Souvenirs dramatiques
Alternative. Title Soirée musicale
Composer Bériot, Charles-Auguste de
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.89
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 14 pieces
  1. 6 Duettinos on La gazza ladra
  2. Freischütz. 6 Duettinos
  3. Anna Bolena, 5 Duettinos
  4. Don Juan, 6 Duos
  5. L’Elisire d’Amore, 6 Duos
  6. Norma, 6 Duos brillantes
  7. Beatrice di Tenda, 3 Duos
  8. Sémiramide, 6 Duos
  9. Les Puritains, 6 Duos
  10. La Sonnambula, 6 Duos
  11. L’Opéra sans Paroles, 3 Duos originales
  12. Oberon, 5 Duos
  13. 3 Duos on Otello
  14. Roméo et Straniera, 2 grandes Duos
First Publication. 1854-1860
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation violin, piano

Misc. Comments

Nos 10 to 12 were composed by Beriot in collaboration with his son, Charles-Wilfrid Bériot (1833-1914).
The series was issued in three versions:

  1. Duos vn pf, fl pf, vc pf
  2. Trios vn vc pf, fl vc pf
  3. Quartets 2v vc pf, fl v vc pf

However, the only piano score was the violin-piano version.
Cello parts were arranged by Prosper Seligman (1817-1882).