|First Publication||1860 – Paris: S. Richault|
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|Alternative. Title||Septuor pour violon, alto, clarinette, cor, basson, violoncelle et contrabase|
|Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No.||Op.40|
|First Publication.||1860 – Paris: S. Richault|
|Copyright Information||Publication noted in the Bibliographie de la France |
(2d Series, Vol.9, 49th year, No.48, 1 December 1860, p.569, reg. no.2539).
|Dedication||William III of the Netherlands|
|Average DurationAvg. Duration||25-30 minutes|
|Composer Time PeriodComp. Period||Romantic|
|Instrumentation||clarinet (A), bassoon, horn (E), violin, viola, cello, bass|
At least 3 CD recordings of this work (on Orfeo in 1992, on Atma in 2001, on Thorofon in 1996.) (4 or 5, by now, according to Naxos Music Library, as of mid-2017.)
An account of what may have been the premiere, in the Salle Érard, is given in the 31 Mai 1860 issue of Revue des deux mondes, starting page 764.