King Christian II (incidental music) (Sibelius, Jean)

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 Title, Contents, Instrumentation
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 1. Elegy (Overture)
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 2. Musette
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 3. Menuetto
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 4. Song of the Cross-Spider
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 6. Serenade
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 7. Ballade
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General Information

Work Title King Christian II
Alternative Title Incidental music to Adolf Paul's play
Composer Sibelius, Jean
Opus/Catalogue Number [Op.27]
Movements/Sections 7 sections
  • Movements composed for the February 1898 production
1. [Overture] Elegy
2. Musette
3. Menuetto
4. Lied des Narren (Song of the Cross-Spider)
  • Movements added during the summer of 1898
5. Nocturne
6. Serenade
7. Ballade
Year/Date of Composition 1898
First Performance 1898-02-24 in Helsinki
First Publication 1899
Librettist Adolf Paul (1863-1943)
Language Swedish
Average Duration 20–30 minutes
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation Orchestra
Piccolo, 2 Flutes, 2 Oboes, 2 Clarinets (B, A), 2 Bassoons,
4 Horns (F), 2 Trumpets (B), 3 Trombones, Tuba,
Timpani, Triangle , Cymbals, Bass Drum, Harp, Strings
Related Works King Christian II (suite), Op.27
External Links Sibelius.fi
All Music Guide


Misc. Comments

This is original score, the incidental music of Paul's play. Some dynamic markings and chords are different (specially in Elegy). In Musette there is only two clarinets and two bassoons, no strings.

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