Marsyas (Diepenbrock, Alphons)

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Sheet Music


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Editor Eduard Reeser (1908–2002)
Publisher. Info. Amsterdam: Alphons Diepenbrock-Fonds chez Alsbach, [1927].
Misc. Notes Worldcat has copublished with Alsbach and Senart, and ©1927 (several different sources).
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General Information

Work Title Marsyas (la Source enchantée). Comédie de Balthazar Verhagen. Suite d'orchestre.
Alternative. Title
Composer Diepenbrock, Alphons
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IAD 6
Key D minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 5 movements:
I. Prélude. Réveil au printemps de Marsyas
II. Entr'acte. Vagabondages à travers les forêts
III. Marsyas et les nymphes
IV. Prélude du 3ème acte. Nuit d'été
V. Final. Danse des nymphes et épilogue d'Apollon
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1910
First Publication. 1927
Average DurationAvg. Duration 35 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation Flute+Piccolo, 2 Oboes (2+English Horn), 2 Clarinets in B (2+E), Bass Clarinet in B, 2 Bassoons, 3 Horns in F/E, Timpani, Percussion (Castanets, Cymbals, Tambourine, Triangle), Harp, Strings

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Suite to incidental music.

Publisher's foreword:
La Comédie "Marsyas ou la Source enchantée" du poète hollandais Balthazar Verhagen traite le mythe grec du concours musical entre le dieu Apollon et le satyre Marsyas.