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|Work Title||The Messenger Overture|
|Alternative. Title||Overture "The Messenger"|
|I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No.||IFS 9|
|Composer Time PeriodComp. Period||Romantic|
|Instrumentation||Orchestra: flute, 2 clarinets (B♭) + 2 horns (F), 2 cornets (B♭), trombone + drums, triangle + piano + strings|
As published the work could be performed by an orchestra consisting of first and second violins, viola, bass, flute, clarinet, first and second cornets, trombone, and piano.