Die Ruinen von Athen, Op.113 (Beethoven, Ludwig van)

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Marcia alla turca (No.4)

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March with Chorus: Schmückt die Altare (Op.114)

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Marcia alla turca (No.4)

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For Piano solo (Liszt)
See: Capriccio alla turca sur des motifs de Beethoven, S.388 and Fantasie über Motive aus Beethovens Ruinen von Athen, S.122, by Franz Liszt

Overture

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Chorus of Dervishes (No.3)

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Marcia alla turca (No.4)

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March with Chorus: Schmückt die Altare (Op.114)

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General Information

Work Title Die Ruinen von Athen
Alternative. Title The Ruins of Athens
Composer Beethoven, Ludwig van
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.113 (and 114)
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 9 sections (including overture)
Overture (Andante con moto, G minor - Allegro, ma non troppo, G major)
1. Chor: Tochter des mächtigen Zeus (Andante poco sostenuto, E-flat major)
2. Duett (Ein Grieche, eine Griechen): Ohne Verschulden Knechtschaft dulden
(Andante con moto - Poco piu mosso, G minor)
3. Chor (Derwische): Du hast in deines Ärmels Falten (Allegro, ma non troppo, G major)
4. Marcia alla turca (Vivace, B-flat major)
5. Harmonie auf dem Theater (Allegro assai ma non troppo, C major)
6. Marsch und chor: Schmückt die Altare, Op.114 (Assai moderato, E-flat major)
6a. Rezitativ: Mit reger Freude
7a. Chor: Wir tragen empfängliche Herzen im Busen (Allegretto ma non troppo, G major)
7b. Aria mit Chor: Will unser Genius noch einen Wunsch gewähren? (Adagio, C major)
Er ist's! Wir sind erhört! (Allegro con brio, C major)
8. Chor: Heil unserm König! (Allegro con fuoco, A major)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1811 (and 1822)
First Performance. 1812-02-9 in Pest. Pest Theater (original version)
1822 in Vienna. Theater in der Josefstadt (revision)
First Publication. 1816 - Artaria
Librettist August von Kotzebue (1761-1819)
Language German
Average DurationAvg. Duration 60 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation voices, chorus, orchestra, ballet
Vocal soli
soprano, 2 basses, 2 speaking roles, silent role
Mixed Chorus
Orchestra:
piccolo, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons, contrabassoon
4 horns, 2 trumpets, 3 trombones
timpani, percussion (triangle, cymbals, bass drum), strings
External Links Wikipedia article
All Music Guide

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Overtures by Ludwig van Beethoven