Overture in C major, Op.24 (Mendelssohn, Felix)



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Publisher. Info. Holograph manuscript, 1826.
Misc. Notes Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin (D-B): N.Mus.ms. 96

For flute, two oboes, two clarinets, two bassoons, two horns, trumpet and English bass horn

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Publisher. Info. Bonn: N. Simrock, n.d. Plate 5183.
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Dandeutsch (2017/4/15)

Editor Julius Rietz (1812–1877)
Publisher. Info. Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdys Werke, Serie 7
Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, 1877. Plate M.B. 29.
Misc. Notes This score includes measure numbers.
Part of the research project Romantic Overtures, 1820-1850 (#467369)
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Arrangements and Transcriptions

For Piano 4 hands (Kogel)

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Arranger Gustav Friedrich Kogel (1849-1921)
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: C.F. Peters, n.d.(ca.1870). Plate 6040.
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For Organ (Best)

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Arranger William Thomas Best (1826-1897)
Publisher. Info. Arrangements from the Scores of the Great Masters, Vol.1 (pp.205-217)
London: Novello, Ewer & Co., n.d. Plate 2229.
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General Information

Work Title Overture fĂĽr Harmoniemusik
Alternative. Title
Name Translations Overture, op. 24; OuvertĂĽre fĂĽr Harmoniemusik
Name Aliases Overture in C major; Overtures, band, op. 24, C major; Militair Ouverture; Overture for Wind Instruments, op. 24
Authorities WorldCat; LCCN: n92079719
Composer Mendelssohn, Felix
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.24
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IFM 119
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1 overture (226 bars)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1826-07-27, rev. 1838
First Publication. 1839 - Bonn: N. Simrock // London: J.B. Cramer, Addison & Beale
Dedication Miss Stone
Average DurationAvg. Duration 9-10 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Classical
Instrumentation Wind Band
piccolo, flute, 2 oboes, 2 piccolo clarinets (F), 2 clarinets (C),
2 basset horns (F), 2 bassoons, contrabassoon, English bass horn,
4 horns (2 in C, 2 in F), 2 trumpets, 3 trombones,
triangle, military drum, cymbals, bass drum

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