Valse chantée, H 131 (Berlioz, Hector)


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janno (2009/10/12)

Publisher. Info. Composer’s manuscript, 18 June 1855
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General Information

Work Title Valse chantée par le vent dans les cheminées d’un de mes châteaux en Espagne
Alternative. Title Waltz sung by the wind in the chimneys of one of my castles in Spain
Composer Berlioz, Hector
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. H 131
Key B major
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1855
First Publication. 2005 (incomplete)
2007 (in full)
Dedication Pour l’album de la princesse Marie Sayn-Wittgenstein (1837–1920)
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Piano right hand

Misc. Comments

There is a flippant note by Berlioz at the bottom of the first page: “Liszt is requested to provide the bass line!!”

Publication History

  • Kassel: Bärenreiter, 2005, BA 5461, as part of New Berlioz Edition (1967–2005), Volume 21, edited by Hugh Macdonald (but rendered incomplete)
  • St Andrews: The Hector Berlioz Website, 2007, edited by Michel Austin (complete)

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