Chant des chemins de fer, H 110 (Berlioz, Hector)

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Editor Charles Malherbe (1853–1911)
Felix Weingartner (1863–1942)
Translator Emma Klingenfeld (1846–1935), German text
Percy Pinkerton (1855–1946), English text
Publisher. Info. Hector Berlioz Werke, Serie VI, Band 14
Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, 1900–07. Plate H.B. 37.
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Editor Philip Legge (1972*)
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Arranger Stephen Heller (1813-1888), piano reduction
Publisher. Info. Collection de 32 mélodies pour une ou plusieurs voix et choeur par Hector Berlioz.
Paris: S. Richault, n.d.[1863]. Plate R. 13682.
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Work Title Chant des chemins de fer
Alternative. Title
Composer Berlioz, Hector
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Œuvre 19 No.3 ; H 110
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IHB 11
Key B minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 6
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1846
First Performance. 1846-06-14, Lille
First Publication. 1850 (vocal score)
1903 (full score)
Librettist Jules Janin (1804–74)
Language French
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation 2,2,2,2 – 4,2cornet,3,oph – timp, perc – str

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Publication History

  • Paris: 1850, in Œuvre 19 (vocal score)
Reprint: 1863, in Collection de 32 Mélodies H 139
  • Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, n.d. (1903), as part of Hector Berlioz Werke (1900–07), Serie VI, Band XIV, edited by Charles Malherbe and Felix Weingartner
  • Kassel: Bärenreiter, 1993, BA 5452/II, as part of New Berlioz Edition (1967–2005), Volume 12b, edited by David Charlton