L'enfance du Christ, H 130 (Berlioz, Hector)

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Le repos de la sainte famille (Part II)

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Translator Peter Cornelius (1824-1874), German text
Publisher. Info. Paris: Richault, n.d.[1855]. Plate 11277 R.
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John Bernhoff (ca.1850–ca.1930), English text
Publisher. Info. Hector Berlioz Werke, Serie IV, Band 9
Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, 1900–07. Plate H.B. 27.
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La fuite en Égypte (Part II)

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Editor Charles Malherbe (1853–1911)
Felix Weingartner (1863–1942)
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Editor Charles Malherbe (1853–1911)
Felix Weingartner (1863–1942)
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Arranger Otto Taubmann (1859–1929), piano reduction
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Translator Peter Cornelius (1824–1874) and Felix Weingartner (1863–1942), German text
John Bernhoff (ca.1850–ca.1930), English text
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Translator Peter Cornelius (1824-1874), German text
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La fuite en Égypte (Part II)

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L'Adieu des Bergers à la Sainte Famille (Part II)

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Le repos de la sainte famille (Part II)

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Duo: "Dans cette ville immense" (Part III, sc.1)

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General Information

Work Title L’enfance du Christ
Alternative. Title The Childhood of Christ, Sacred Trilogy
Composer Berlioz, Hector
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. H 130 ; Œuvre 25
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 3 sections
  • Part One. Le songe d’Hérode
  • Part Two. La fuite en Égypte
Ouverture
L’adieu des bergers
Le repos de la sainte famille (Légende et pantomime)
  • Part Three. L’arrivée à Saïs
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1850, 1853–54
First Performance. 1854-12-10 in Paris, Salle Herz, conducted by Berlioz
First Publication. 1855
Librettist The composer
Language French
Average DurationAvg. Duration 95 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation voices, mixed chorus, orchestra
Cast
Le récitant (tenor)
Centurion (tenor)
Polydorus (bass)
La vierge Marie (mezzo-soprano)
Joseph (baritone)
Hérode (bass)
Le père de famille (bass)
Mixed Chorus(SSAATTBB)
Orchestra
2 flutes (2nd also piccolo), 2 oboes (2nd also English horn), 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons
2 horns, 2 trumpets, 2 cornets, 3 trombones
timpani, harp, organ/harmonium, strings
External Links Wikipedia article
On-line score (Scorch format) at Berlioz website
Libretto (Berlioz website)

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Publication History

  • Paris: 1852 (La fuite en Égypte only, full score)
  • Paris: 1855, Œuvre 25 (full score)
  • Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, n.d. (1901), as part of Hector Berlioz Werke (1900–07), Serie IV, Band IX, edited by Charles Malherbe and Felix Weingartner; overture to La Fuite en Égypte published separately in Serie II, Band V (1901)
  • Kassel: Bärenreiter, 1998, BA 5451, as part of New Berlioz Edition (1967–2005), Volume 11, edited by David Lloyd-Jones


Compositions and Literary Works by Hector Berlioz
Operas

Les francs-juges, H 23 · Benvenuto Cellini, H 76 · Les Troyens, H 133 · Béatrice et Bénédict, H 138

Symphonies

Symphonie fantastique, H 48 · Harold en Italie, H 68 · Roméo et Juliette, H 79 · Grande symphonie funèbre et triomphale, H 80

Concert Overtures

Grande ouverture de Waverley, H 26 · Grande ouverture du Roi Lear, H 53 · Intrata di Rob-Roy MacGregor, H 54 · Le carnaval romain, H 95 · Le Corsaire, H 101

Liturgical works

Messe solennelle, H 20 · Grande messe des morts, H 75 · Te Deum, H 118

Other choral works

Lélio, ou le retour à la vie, H 55 · La damnation de Faust, H 111 · Tristia, H 119 · Vox populi, H 120 · L’enfance du Christ, H 130

Songs and cantatas

Herminie, H 29 · Cléopâtre, H 36 · Irlande, H 38 · Les nuits d’été, H 81 · Feuillets d’album, H 121 · Fleurs des landes, H 124

Writings

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