Grande ouverture et marche triomphale, Op.172 (Ries, Ferdinand)



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Editor First edition
Publisher. Info. Mainz: Schott, n.d.[1833]. Plate 3716.
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Arrangements and Transcriptions

For Wind Band (Küffner)

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Arranger Joseph Küffner (1776-1856)
Publisher. Info. Manuscript, 1833.
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For Piano

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Massenetique (2011/8/31)

Arranger Unknown
Publisher. Info. Répertoire des morceaux d'ensemble exécutés par la Société des Concerts du Conservatoire.
Paris: Schonenberger, [1850]. Plate S. 1459.
Misc. Notes Date and plate from BNF.
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General Information

Work Title Grande ouverture et marche triomphale
Alternative. Title Ouverture militaire
Grosse Fest-Ouverture und Sieges-Marsch für grosses Orchester
Composer Ries, Ferdinand
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.172
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IFR 49
Key E-flat major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1 overture (Larghetto con moto — Allegro con brio — Poco meno allegro (Marche triomphale))
First Publication. 1833 – Mainz: Schott
Hofmeister's Monatsbericht (1833), p.22
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation orchestra
2 piccolos, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons
4 horns, 4 trumpets, 3 trombones, ophicleide
timpani, bass drum, triangle, cymbals, strings
External Links BNF entry for Richault instrumental parts
Extra Information Composed for the 1832 Lower Rhenish Music Festival in Cologne that was directed that year by Ries.

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Bert Hagels has created a full score edition of this as "Große Festouvertüre und Siegesmarsch" published by Ries & Erler in 2008.