Philip II, Op.22 (Goossens, Eugene)

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Sheet Music

Scores

PDF scanned by US-R
Yoder (2013/6/18)

Publisher. Info. London: J. & W. Chester, 1921. Plate J. W. C. 21.
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Misc. Notes This file is part of the Sibley Mirroring Project.
Opus number incorrectly printed as "23."
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General Information

Work Title Philip II
Alternative. Title
Composer Goossens, Eugene
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.22
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1918-19 (prelude in 1917?)
First Publication. 1921?
Average DurationAvg. Duration 10 minutes (Prelude)
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation Prelude: Flute, oboe, clarinet in A, bassoon, 4 horns, trumpet, timpani, bell, triangle, cymbals, bass drum, harp, strings

Misc. Comments

Incidental music for Emile Verhaeren's "Philip II."

Mentioned in an article on Goossens in the July 1, 1919 Musical Times ("...an overture and incidental music for a performance of Verhaeren's 'Philip II' at the Court Theatre.") ("The music has since been remodeled as a suite, and will be heard again.") This prelude may be to the suite from the unsuccessful incidental music, not to the original- hard to say. The date 1917 in the bottom right corner of the last page suggests that it was in fact composed in that year?