Roma (Bizet, Georges)

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Performer Pages University of Chicago Orchestra (orchestra)
Barbara Schubert (conductor)
Publisher Info. Chicago: University of Chicago Symphony
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Misc. Notes Performed 29 January 2005, Mandel Hall. From archive.org
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Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Ernst Eulenburg, n.d.[1924]. Plate E.E. 4404.
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Arrangements and Transcriptions

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For Piano 4 hands (Bizet)

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Editor First edition
Publisher. Info. Paris: Choudens, n.d.[1880]. Plate A.C. 4852.
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Scherzo

For 2 Pianos 8 hands (Kronke)

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Arranger Emil Kronke (1865-1938)
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Steingräber Verlag, n.d., Plate 1530
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Work Title Roma
Alternative. Title Symphony No.2 ; Souvenirs de Rome, fantaisie symphonique
Name Translations Symphonie « Roma »; Roma Symphony; ローマ; Sinfonía Roma; 羅馬交響曲; Sinfonia Roma
Name Aliases Souvenirs de Rome; Symphony No. 2
Authorities WorldCat; Wikipedia; LCCN: n81133619; BNF: 139860456
Composer Bizet, Georges
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. GB 118
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IGB 52
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 4 movements
  • Version 1 (1859-61).
  1. [? La Chasse d’Ossian / d’Ostia ?]
  2. Marche funèbre. Andante (120 bars)
  3. Scherzo. Allegro vivace (233 bars), [Trio] (137 bars, 32 repeated), Scherzo da capo.
  4. [Finale]
  • Version 2 (1866-69)*.
  1. Andante tranquillo – Allegro agitato – Andante (393 bars)
  2. Scherzo. Allegro vivace (233 bars), [Trio] (137 bars, 32 repeated), Scherzo da capo.
  3. Andante molto (99 bars)
  4. Carnaval. Allegro vivacissimo (533 bars)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1859-61 (1st version), 1866-69 (2nd version)
First Performance. 1861-10-12 in Paris, Séance publique de l’Académie des Beaux-Arts (1st version, mvts 2-3)
1869-02-28 in Paris, Concerts populaires (2nd version, mvts 1, 3, 4)
Paseldoup Orchestra, Georges Paseldoup (conductor)
First Publication. 1880 - Paris: Choudens
Average DurationAvg. Duration 30-35 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation orchestra
InstrDetail
2 flutes (2nd also piccolo), 2 oboes (2nd also English horn), 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons
4 horns, 2 trumpets, 3 trombones
timpani, 2 harps, strings
External Links Bizet catalogue
Wikpedia article
Extra Information *Bizet made some minor revisions after the 1869 concert, which were most likely incorporated in the first edition(s) issued in 1880, which coincided with the first complete performance (Oct. 31, 1880) given at the Concerts populaires under Paseldoup.