Melpomene (Chadwick, George Whitefield)



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Publisher. Info. Boston: Arthur P. Schmidt, 1891. Plate A.P.S. 2794.
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Work Title Melpomene
Alternative. Title Dramatic Overture
Composer Chadwick, George Whitefield
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. F.11 / L. 2/8
Key D minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1887
First Performance. 1887-12-23 in Boston.
Boston Symphony Orchestra, Wilhelm Gericke (conductor).
First Publication. 1891
Dedication Wilhelm Gericke in Vienna
Average DurationAvg. Duration 12–16 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Orchestra
piccolo, 2 flutes, oboe, English horn, 2 clarinets (B), 2 bassoons
4 horns (2 in F, 2 in D), 2 trumpets (B), 3 trombones, tuba
timpani, cymbals, bass drum, strings
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