Ouverture de fête (Ibert, Jacques)

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Publisher. Info. Paris: Alphonse Leduc, 1946. Plate A.L. 20,307.
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Work Title Ouverture de fête
Alternative. Title
Composer Ibert, Jacques
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. L 84
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IJI 38
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1 movement
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1940
First Performance. 1940-12-07 at Kabuki-za, Tokyo
Symphony Orchestra in Celebration of the 2600th Anniversary
Kōsaku Yamada (conductor)
First Publication. 1946
Average DurationAvg. Duration 15 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation Orchestra
3 Flutes (3rd also piccolo), 2 oboes, English horn, 2 clarinets,
bass clarinet, alto saxophone, 2 bassoons, contrabassoon
4 horns, 4 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba
timpani, percussion, glockenspiel, 2 harps, strings
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Written for same celebration concert as Pizzetti's symphony and Britten's Sinfonia da Requiem (which was rejected), I think.