Belkis, Regina di Saba (Respighi, Ottorino)

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Publisher. Info. Milan: Casa Ricordi, 1932. Plate 122370.
Reprinted Munich: Musikproduktion Höflich, No.959, 2009.
Misc. Notes This reprint is this score's first commercial availability, but since the original Ricordi score bears a 1932 copyright date this year applies for determining copyright status, not 2009.
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Orchestral Suite No.1

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Publisher. Info. Milan: Ricordi, 1935. Plate PR 1343.
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General Information

Work Title Belkis, Queen of Sheba
Alternative. Title
Composer Respighi, Ottorino
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IOR 8
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 7 Quadri (ballet)

4 sections (suite)

Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1930-31 (ballet)

1934 (suite)

First Performance. 1932-1-23 (ballet)
First Publication. 1935 (suite)
Librettist Claudio Guastalla (1880-1948)
Language Italian
Average DurationAvg. Duration 80 minutes (ballet)

23 minutes (suites)

Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation Narrator, chorus, Orchestra
External Links Wikipedia article (Japanese)
MPH preface (to first edition of full score of ballet) by Christoph Schlüren

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Has only been presented as a ballet once (to date as of 2015...), in 1932; the composer accordingly extracted 2 suites (the 2nd was not completed, however).