Esquisses orchestrales (Dubois, Théodore)

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Publisher. Info. Paris: Heugel, 1911. Plate H. & Cie. 25071.
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Work Title Esquisses orchestrales
Alternative. Title
Composer Dubois, Théodore
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. ITD 32
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 3 movements
  1. A l'aube...bruits de guerre
  2. Intermède pathétique
  3. Souvenirs de fête
First Publication. 1911 – Paris: Heugel
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Orchestra: 3 flutes/piccolo, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets (B/A), bass clarinet (B/A), 2 bassoons, sarrusophone + 4 horns (F/E), 3 trumpets (C), 3 trombones, tuba + timpani, cymbals, bass drum, triangle + strings + "clairons en Si au loin" and "tambours au loin"

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The bugle ("clairon") and drums are marked "au loin", which literally means "away", so this probably means they are played off-stage.

au loin - from afar - in the distance - offstage, yes. - Schissel