Le Réveil du Lion, Op.115 (Kontski, Anton de)

Sheet Music


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Publisher. Info. Leipzig: C.F. Peters, n.d.(ca.1877). Plate 5936.
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Publisher. Info. Salon-Album, Band 1
Leipzig: C.F. Peters, n.d.[1871].
Reprinted [New engraving], n.d.(ca.1905). Plate 9138.
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Arrangements and Transcriptions

For Simplified Piano (Wagner)

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Arranger E. D. Wagner
Publisher. Info. Moscow: P. Jurgenson, n.d.[1886]. Plate 10094.
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General Information

Work Title Le Réveil du Lion
Alternative. Title Caprice héroïque
Composer Kontski, Anton de
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.115
Key D-flat major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1 (Tempo di marcia — Andante espressivo — Allegro di marcia (Le rappel) — Trio (G major) — Finale)
First Publication. 1848
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation piano

Misc. Comments

Mentioned in Bibliographie de la France in 1848. Publication noted in the Bibliographie de la France 1e série, 37e année, 51e de la collection, Nº 50, 9 December 1848, page 624, registration 229.

"This well-known descriptive piece of music has enjoyed rare vogue. It has been played everywhere by amateur and professional orchestras, has flourished as a piano" etc. (from a history of the Aeolian Company and its recordings, under Kontski's Réveil du Lion)