Philip II, Op.22 (Goossens, Eugene)

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Publisher. Info. London: J. & W. Chester, 1921. Plate J. W. C. 21.
Misc. Notes This file is part of the Sibley Mirroring Project.
Opus number incorrectly printed as "23."
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General Information

Work Title Philip II
Alternative. Title
Composer Goossens, Eugene
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.22
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IEG 16
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1918-19 (prelude in 1917?)
First Publication. 1921?
Average DurationAvg. Duration 10 minutes (Prelude)
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation Prelude: Flute, oboe, clarinet in A, bassoon, 4 horns, trumpet, timpani, bell, triangle, cymbals, bass drum, harp, strings

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Incidental music for Emile Verhaeren's "Philip II."

Mentioned in an article on Goossens in the July 1, 1919 Musical Times (" overture and incidental music for a performance of Verhaeren's 'Philip II' at the Court Theatre.") ("The music has since been remodeled as a suite, and will be heard again.") This prelude may be to the suite from the unsuccessful incidental music, not to the original- hard to say. The date 1917 in the bottom right corner of the last page suggests that it was in fact composed in that year?