L'impériale, H 129 (Berlioz, Hector)

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Editor Charles Malherbe (1853–1911)
Felix Weingartner (1863–1942)
Publisher. Info. Hector Berlioz Werke, Serie V, Band 13
Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, 1900–07. Plate H.B. 33.
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General Information

Work Title L’impériale, cantate
Alternative. Title
Composer Berlioz, Hector
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Œuvre 26, H 129
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IHB 32
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1854
First Performance. Palais de l’Industrie, Paris, 28 November 1855
First Publication. 1856
Librettist Captain Lafont
Language French
Average DurationAvg. Duration 12’
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation SATB–SATB double choir – 2(6).2(6).2(6).2(8) – 4(8).2(6)+2.(6)cornet.8.2+2oph – timp, bass dr – str

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Publication History

  • Paris: 1856 (full score)
  • Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, n.d.(1903), as part of Hector Berlioz Werke (1900–07), Serie V, Band XIII, edited by Charles Malherbe and Felix Weingartner
  • Kassel: Bärenreiter, 1993, BA 5452/II, as part of New Berlioz Edition (1967–2005), Volume 12b: Choral Works with Orchestra edited by David Charlton