Euterpe, Op.76 (Horsley, Charles Edward)

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Work Title Euterpe
Alternative. Title An Ode to Music
Composer Horsley, Charles Edward
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.76
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. ICH 1
Key B-flat major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's Overture and 18 movements
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1870
First Performance. 1870-8-9, for the opening of Melbourne Town Hall
First Publication. 1876 (excerpts)
Librettist Henry Kendall (1841–82)
Language English
Dedication to Samuel Amess Esq., Right Worshipful Mayor of Melbourne
Average DurationAvg. Duration 60 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation SATB soli and chorus; Piccolo, 2 Flutes, 2 Oboes, 2 Clarinets, Bass Clarinet, 2 Bassoons, 4 Horns in F, 2 Cornets in B, 3 Trombones, Ophicléide, Timpani, Bass Drum, Side Drum, Cymbals, 2 Violins, Viola, Violoncello, Contrabass, Organ