Antonius and Cleopatre, Op.116 (Rubinstein, Anton)


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Editor First edition
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Bartholf Senff, n.d.[1890]. Plate 2202.
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General Information

Work Title Antonius and Cleopatre
Alternative. Title Ouverture de la Tragédie "Antonius et Cléopatre" de Shakespeare ; Antony & Cleopatra
Composer Rubinstein, Anton
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.116
Key G major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1 (Moderato, eroico e maestoso - Un poco animato - Tempo I - Un poco più mosso - ...)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1890?
First Publication. 1890 – Leipzig: Bartholf Senff
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Orchestra: piccolo, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets in A, 2 bassoons, 2 trumpets in G, 4 horns in F, 3 trombones, tuba, harp, timpani, percussion (triangle, tambourine, bass drum, cymbals), strings
External Links Analytical and Historical Programme to English premiere (March 5, 1891, Philharmonic Society, St. James Hall, London (Frederic Hymen Cowen, cond.))

Misc. Comments

Date of composition also 1890? (Taylor, Anton Rubinstein: A Life in Music, p.254)