Balsazar, Op.12 (Ertel, Paul)

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Publisher. Info. Leipzig: D. Rahter, n.d.[1905]. Plate 2857.
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Work Title Balsazar
Alternative. Title Sinfonische Dichtung für grosses Orchester ; Belsazar
Composer Ertel, Paul
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.12
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IPE 1
Key D major ?
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1
First Publication. 1905
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Orchestra (3 flutes, (one doubles as piccolo), 2 oboes, English horn, 2 clarinets, bass clarinet, 3 bassoons, contrabassoon, 4 horns, 3 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba, timpani, gran cassa, tamtam, triangle, tambour de basque, bass drum, 2 harps, strings)

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Tamtam on last page though not (it seems) mentioned on first page of score. Key debatable? -- opens around D-flat major, but not exactly in it, moves around B-flat minor, soon moves to B-flat major for a length of time (or at least, to two flats for a substantial portion of the score, fwiw) - the last chord of the score is D-flat minor/c-sharp minor...