Symphony in F major 'Urbs Roma' (Saint-Saëns, Camille)



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Publisher. Info. Holograph manuscript, 1856.
Misc. Notes Bibliothèque nationale de France, Musique (F-Pn): MS-492
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Publisher. Info. Paris: Éditions Françaises de musique, 1974. Plate E. F. M. 1915.
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Work Title Symphony in F major 'Urbs Roma'
Alternative. Title Deuxieme Symphonie
Composer Saint-Saëns, Camille
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. R 163
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. ICS 233
Key F major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 4 movements
  1. Largo - Allegro
  2. Molto vivace (A minor)
  3. Moderato, assai serioso (F minor)
  4. Poco allegretto
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1856
First Performance. 1857-02-15 in Paris, Conservatoire
Société des jeunes artistes du Conservatoire, Jules Pasdeloup (conductor)
First Publication. 1974
Dedication composée pour le concours de la Société Ste Cécile de Bordeaux
Average DurationAvg. Duration 40 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation orchestra
InstrDetail 20 parts
2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons
4 horns, 2 trumpets, timpani, strings
External Links Wikipedia article (French)
All Music Guide
Javotte (blog post)

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