Salamanca (Bretón, Tomás)

Sheet Music


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Publisher. Info. Holograph manuscript, 1916.
Misc. Notes "VIII-1916".
Missing 34 measures between pages 4 and 5. This makes 4 pages (= 1 sheet).
On the first and last pages the 4 themes of the composition are cited.
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Arrangements and Transcriptions

For Piano 4 Hands

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General Information

Work Title Salamanca
Alternative. Title Poema sinfónico
Composer Bretón, Tomás
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. ITB 31
Key F major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1 symphonic poem
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1916
First Performance. 1916/10/14
Dedication a mi ciudad natal [i.e. to the city of Salamanca]
Average DurationAvg. Duration 11 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation orchestra

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This symphonic poem is based on 4 themes, one of which (the opening theme) was composed by Bretón himself, while the others are taken from Cancionero salmantino by Dámaso Ledesma.