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Grande Symphonie Funebre et Triomphale Hol. 80

By Hector Berlioz

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SSTTBB choir ad lib, solo trombone, orchestra (Mixed choir: SSTTBB ad lib., trombone-solo, Fl-Picc, Fl, Ob, clarinet-es, clarinet-B, 2 bassoon, bassoon-Co, 4Hn, 4Trp, 2 Pist, 3trombone, trombone-B, 2 Op, timpani, percussion, Str) - Level 4
Composed by Hector Berlioz (1803-1869). Edited by Hugh MacDonald. This edition: complete edition, urtext edition. Linen. New Berlioz Edition (Neue Berlioz-Ausgabe - NBE) Volume 19. Score. Hol. 80. Duration 30 minutes. Baerenreiter Verlag #BA05459. Published by Baerenreiter Verlag (BA.BA05459).

Item Number: BA.BA05459

ISBN 9790006471614. 33 x 25.5 cm inches. Language: French. Preface: Hugh Macdonald.

Grande symphonie funebre et triomphale for wind, brass, strings and mixed chorus, was written to mark the tenth anniversay of the July Revolution of 1830 which brought Louis-Philippe to the throne of France, and it follows in the tradition of monumental French public ceremonial music.

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  • Appendix 1: Marche Funebre, first version. Appendix 2: Berlioz's three alternative arrangements of the solo part of the Oraison Funebre in default of a solo tenor trombone. Appendix 3: Table of instrumental specifications. Appendix 4: Vocal text 
  • Zur Ausgabe und Vorwort (englisch/franzosisch/deutsch) 
  • Kritischer Bericht (englisch) 
  • 4 Faksimiles 
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