La captive, H 60 (Berlioz, Hector)

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 Complete Score
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Daphnis (2010/2/10)

PMLP59001-Berlioz - La Captive, Op. 12 (orch. score).pdf
Editor:

Charles Malherbe (1853–1911)
Felix Weingartner (1863–1942)

Translator:

Peter Cornelius (1824–74), German text
John Bernhoff (ca.1850–ca.1930), English text

Publisher Info.:

Hector Berlioz Werke, Serie VI, Band 15.
Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, 1900–07. Plate H.B. 47

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Public Domain [tag/del]

Misc. Notes:

Orchestral version here is described by Holoman as H 60F. See below.

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 Complete Score (EU)
#109242 - 0.89MB, 13 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- C*/71/V* - 1044x

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Editor:

Ian Kemp (1931*)

Publisher Info.:

Hector Berlioz: New Edition of the Complete Works, vol.13 .
Kassel: Bärenreiter-Verlag, 1975. Plate BA 5453 (issued 1975)

URTEXT EDITION 
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Public Domain - Non-PD US [tag/del]

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600 dpi

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 Transcription of Version F, H 65F
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Massenetique (2011/12/17)

PMLP59001-Berlioz - La captive VPf Sibley.1802.17235.pdf
Arranger:

Stephen Heller (1813-1888), piano reduction

Publisher Info.:

Collection de 32 mélodies pour une ou plusieurs voix et choeur par Hector Berlioz.
Paris: S. Richault, n.d.[1863]. Plate R. 13682.

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Public Domain [tag/del]

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This file is part of the Sibley Mirroring Project.

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 Version A (voice, piano)
#26569 - 0.13MB, 5 pp. -  6.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (2- !N/!N/!N - 1208x

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Philip Legge (2009/1/10)

 Version C (voice, violoncello, piano)
#26570 - 0.15MB, 7 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- !N/!N/!N - 1911x

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 Version C (violoncello part)
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Philip Legge (2009/1/10)

PMLP59001-HB 60A La Captive VS PML.pdf
Editor:

Philip Legge (1972*)

Publisher Info.:

Choral Public Domain Library, 2002

Copyright:

Creative Commons Attribution Share Alike 3.0 [tag/del]

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See Creative Commons Attribution Share Alike 2.5 Australia  for precise copyright terms. Based on Old Berlioz Edition.

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General Information

Work Title La captive
Alternative Title Orientale
Composer Berlioz, Hector
Opus/Catalogue Number Œuvre 12, H 60 (6 versions), H65F (Heller trans. of orchestral version)
Movements/Sections 4 verses
Year/Date of Composition 1831–32
First Performance 1832-12-30 in Paris, Conservatoire. (version C)
1834-11-23 in Paris, Conservatoire. (version D)
1848-06-29 in London. Pauline Viardot, contralto (version E)
First Publication 1833 (version C)
1849 (versions E, F full score)
Librettist Victor Hugo (1802–1885)
Language French
Dedication à Mlle Louise Vernet
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation A,B voice, piano
C voice, violoncello, piano
D voice, orch (lost)
E,F voice (mezzo-soprano or contralto), 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons, 4 horns, timpani, bass drum, cymbal, strings, 2nd str orch ad libitum
Version E (E major) and F (D major) are identical except for changes owing to the different key.
External Links Libretto (Berlioz website)


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Publication History

  • Paris: 1833, as Œuvre 12 (version C)
  • Paris: 1849 (full score, versions E, F)
  • Paris: 1863, piano-vocal reduction of version F included in Collection de 32 Mélodies: no. 18
  • Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, n.d., as part of Hector Berlioz Werke (1900–07), Serie VI: Band XV (1903) and Serie VII: Band XVII (1904), edited by Charles Malherbe and Felix Weingartner
  • Kassel: Bärenreiter, as part of New Berlioz Edition (1967–2005)
    BA 5453, Volume 13 (1975), edited by Ian Kemp
    BA 5455, Volume 15 (2005), edited by Ian Rumbold
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