Antonius and Cleopatre, Op.116 (Rubinstein, Anton)

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Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Bartholf Senff, n.d.[1890]. Plate 2202.
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Work Title Antonius and Cleopatre
Alternative. Title Ouverture de la Tragédie "Antonius et Cléopatre" de Shakespeare ; Antony & Cleopatra
Composer Rubinstein, Anton
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.116
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IAR 3
Key G major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1 (Moderato, eroico e maestoso - Un poco animato - Tempo I - Un poco più mosso - ...)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1890?
First Publication. 1890 – Leipzig: Bartholf Senff
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Orchestra: piccolo, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets in A, 2 bassoons, 2 trumpets in G, 4 horns in F, 3 trombones, tuba, harp, timpani, percussion (triangle, tambourine, bass drum, cymbals), strings
External Links Analytical and Historical Programme to English premiere (March 5, 1891, Philharmonic Society, St. James Hall, London (Frederic Hymen Cowen, cond.))

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Date of composition also 1890? (Taylor, Anton Rubinstein: A Life in Music, p.254)