Hélène, H 40 (Berlioz, Hector)

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Editor Charles Malherbe (1853–1911)
Felix Weingartner (1863–1942)
Translator Emma Klingenfeld (1846–1935), German text
Percy Pinkerton (1855–1946), English text
Publisher. Info. Hector Berlioz Werke, Serie VI, Band 14
Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, 1900–07. Plate H.B. 36.
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Editor Charles Malherbe (1853–1911)
Felix Weingartner (1863–1942)
Translator Emma Klingenfeld (1846–1935), German text
Percy Pinkerton (1855–1946), English text
Publisher. Info. Hector Berlioz Werke, Serie VII, Band 16
Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, 1900–07. Plate H.B. 73.
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General Information

Work Title Hélène: ballade
Alternative. Title
Composer Berlioz, Hector
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Œuvre 2, No.2; H 40
Key G major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 6 strophes (or just 1, 2, 3, and 6)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. A: 1829
B: orch. 1844
First Performance. B: Salle Herz, 3 February 1844
First Publication. 1830 (vocal score)
1903 (full score)
Librettist Thomas Moore (1779–1852), Irish Melodies
Thomas Gounet (1801–69), French translation
Language French
Average DurationAvg. Duration 5’
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation A: TTBB, pf
B: TTBB – 0,1,0,0 – 4,0,0,0 – timp – str


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Publication History

  • Paris: January 1830, as Œuvre 2, No.2 (vocal score)
  • Paris: 1863, H 40A included in Collection de 32 Mélodies: no. 8
  • Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, n.d., as part of Hector Berlioz Werke (1900–07), Serie VI, Band 14 (1903) and Serie VII, Band 16 (1904), edited by Charles Malherbe and Felix Weingartner
  • Kassel: Bärenreiter, as part of New Berlioz Edition (1967–2005)
    H 40B in BA 5452/I, Volume 12a (1991), edited by Julian Rushton
    H 40A in BA 5455, Volume 15 (2005), edited by Ian Rumbold

Libretto

Libretto at The Hector Berlioz Website