XGa 27 • Ouverture de Coriolan. Tragédie de Mr de Collin • 1807
Collection name: RLL Music Archives
Location: Nelahozeves Castle
Inventory number: XGa 27
Composer: Beethoven, Ludwig van (1770-1827)
Other versions of composer´s name: Beethoven, Louis, Luigi
Title: Ouverture de Coriolan. Tragédie de Mr de Collin
Opus No.: 62
Description: Printed and manuscripts parts for Beethoven's Coriolan overture. All housed in a brown cardboard cover with the title information on the front (and scoring, etc.). Printed and ms. parts are all mixed together inside. Definitely used: lots of markings in pencils, likely showing numerous performance layers. Printed parts include: Violino 2do, Viole, Violoncelli e Bassi (2), Flauto 1, Flauto 2, Oboa 1, Oboa 2, Clarinetto 1, Clarinetto 2, Fagotto 1, Fagotto 2, Corno 1, Corno 2, Clarino 1, Clarino 2, Timpani Manuscript parts include: Violino 1mo (5), Violino 2do (5), Viola (3), Violoncello e Basso (3), Flauto 1, Flauto 2, Oboa 1, Oboa 2, Clarinetto 1, Clarinetto 2, Fagotto 1, Fagotto 2, Corno 1, Corno 2, Clarino 1, Clarino 2, Timpani
Total number of pieces: 46
Number of scores: 0
Number of parts for voices: 0
Number of parts for instruments: 46
Number of pages: 153 fols. (? needs to be checked)
State of completion: Complete
Date of composition: 1807
Date of copy / print: s.a.
Plate no.: 589
Format + size: Two sizes of paper; see below.
Number of staves: 10 (ms); 12 (prints)
Other notes: On many of the parts, the number 6 in red pencil has been crossed out by gray pencil. The cello/bass parts have the numbers 6 and 5 crossed out, and the number 7 or 8 written in red/gray pencil. On the Violino 1mo part, a "W" (for Wranitzsky) appears in gray pencil. In red pencil underneath the word "Ouvertura" it reads "[initial] v. HAuscha zum Diriginen". On the back of this part is a stamp reading "Muzeum Ceske hudby NM". Ms. parts size: Upright, 22,5 x 32 cm. Printed parts size: Upright, 25 x 34 cm.