HECTOR BERLIOZ: SYMPHONIE FANTASTIQUE

MS 5499
MS Short Title HECTOR BERLIOZ: SYMPHONIE FANTASTIQUE
Text HECTOR BERLIOZ: SYMPHONIE FANTASTIQUE, 3RD AND 4TH MOVEMENTS; EXCERPTS PREPARED AS EXAMPLES FOR THE "GRAND TRAITÉ D'INSTRUMENTATION ET D'ORCHESTRATION MODERNES"
Description MS in French on paper, France, 1842-1843, 1 p., 26x27 cm, single column (18x21 cm), ruled with 19 staves, notated in 3 systems of 4 staves, autograph.
Binding England, 2011, blue cloth gilt folding case.
Context Berlioz' first symphony, Symphonie Fantastique, was composed in 1830. His Grand Traité was first published in 1843 and was a groundbreaking work on instrumentation and orchestration, where Berlioz included examples from his own works, including the 3rd movement "Scène aux Champs".
Provenance 1. Northcott Collection, England (-2011); 2. Sotheby's 8.6.2011:215
Place of origin France
Dates 1842-1843

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