Julian Rushton (1941*)
Hector Berlioz: New Edition of the Complete Works, vol.5
Kassel: Bärenreiter-Verlag, 1970. Plate BA 5445 (issued 1970)
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||Huit scènes de Faust
||8 scenes from Faust
||“Œuvre 1”, H 33
- Chant de la fête de Pâques
- Paysans sous les tilleuls, dans et chant
- Concert de Sylphes
- Écot de joyeux compagnons, histoire d’un rat
- Chanson de Méphistophélès, histoire d’une puce
- Le roi de Thulé: chanson gothique
- Romance de Marguerite, chœur des soldats
- Sérénade de Méphistophélès
|Year/Date of Composition
||Paris, Salle du Conservatoire, 1 November 1829 (Concert de Sylphes only)
||Gérard de Nerval (1808–55), after Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749–1832)
||Soli: SSSSATBarB – Choir: SSTTBB – 2(2picc),2+2ca,2,4 – 4,2,0,oph – timp – guitar, 2harps, str – harmonica (glsp or cel)
Assigned the first number in Berlioz’s œuvre, the work was subsequently withdrawn by Berlioz in November 1829, until he later incorporated its music in La damnation de Faust, 1846.
- Paris: 1829, Œuvre 1 (full score); withdrawn by Berlioz the same year.
- Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, n.d. (1903), as part of Hector Berlioz Werke (1900–07), Serie V, Band X, edited by Charles Malherbe and Felix Weingartner
- Kassel: Bärenreiter, 1970, BA 5445, as part of New Berlioz Edition (1967–2005), Volume 5, edited by Julian Rushton