The Siege of Belgrade (Storace, Stephen)

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Language English
Publisher. Info. London: Longman & Broderip, n.d.(1790s).
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General Information

Work Title The Siege of Belgrade
Alternative. Title
Composer Storace, Stephen
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 3 acts
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1790
First Performance. 1791-01-01 in London: Theatre Royal Drury Lane
First Publication. 1791
Librettist James Cobb
Language English
Average DurationAvg. Duration 2 hours
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Classical
Piece Style Classical
Instrumentation Voices, Chorus and Orchestra
2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons, 2 horns, 2 trumpets
timpani, percussion (triangle, tambourine, bass drum), strings and cembalo/fortepiano*

*orchestration reconstructed from the surviving opera scores of Martini, Salieri and Paisiello from which Storace borrowed the music.

Misc. Comments

  • Music principally composed by Stephen Storace, also incorporating music by Mozart, Martini, Salieri and Paisiello.
  • No full orchestral score or parts of this work survive.