Berlioz, Hector - King Lear Overture, Op. 4. / Roman Carnival Overture, Op. 9. - (7180)Click Image to ZoomEnlarge Image

Berlioz, Hector (1803-1869)

King Lear Overture, Op. 4. / Roman Carnival Overture, Op. 9.

Disbound, but still sewn together. Solid and crisp copies. Both title pages stamped "Georg Henschel" and "Arthur W. Tams. Musical Library." Expressive markings in colored pencil scattered throughout; occasional foxing. An attractive volume overall.
Grande Ouverture du Roi Lear: Tragedie de Shakspeare dediee à M. Armand Berlin. et composée par Hector Berlioz. Oeuvre 4e. Richault: Paris, [after 1866, Hopkinson 24A(b)]. Plate no. 140009.R. Folio. 85 pp. Engraved. Large margin tear to p. 61 (not affecting music).

[Title page lacking] La Carnaval Romain Overture, Ouevre. 9.Brandus: Paris. Plate no. M.S.4019, [after 1846, Hopkinson 32 A (b), (c) or (d)]. 53 pp. Engraved.

Formerly in the library of the noted singer-conductor Georg Henschel, who was the first conductor of the Boston Symphony Orchestra.
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