Symphony No.1 ('Sur un choral breton') (Ropartz, Guy)

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Sheet Music


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Publisher. Info. Paris: A. Ponscarme et Cie., n.d.[1900]. Plate A. P. & Cie. 962.
Misc. Notes date 1900 from BNF.
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General Information

Work Title Symphony No.1 ('Sur un choral breton')
Alternative. Title
Composer Ropartz, Guy
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IGR 79
Key A minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 3 movements
  1. Lent et majestueux - Assez animé
  2. Lent
  3. Pas tres vite, mais joyeux
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1894-5
First Performance. 1895 December 29
  • Concerts d'Harcourt
First Publication. 1897 (reduction for piano duet)

1900 (full score)

Dedication Henri Duparc
Average DurationAvg. Duration 40 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation 3 Flutes, 2 Oboes, English horn, 2 Clarinets (A), Bass Clarinet, 3 Bassoons, 4 Horns (F), 3 Trumpets (C), 3 Trombones, Bass Trombone, Timpani and Strings

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A review of an early performance- perhaps the premiere- appears in the Jan. 11 1896 issue of "La Chronique des arts et de la curiosité: supplément à la Gazette des beaux-arts" (and in other places); (prelude to the drama) Floréal by Amédée Dutacq was another work on the program, etc., by the Concerts Colonne et (de?) Lamoureux (and? of?) the National Society of Music.

Premiere December 29 1895 according to notes to first recording (Timpani 1C1093.)