BRASS BAND - Overture to Benvenuto Cellini H76 (Op.23)

Composer
Hector Berlioz
Arranger
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The overture to Benvenuto Cellini is not new to brass bands since Frank Wright's arrangement was featured as the test-piece for the 1970 World Championships and later, the 1978 British Open Championships. There has been at least one other arrangement penned and recorded.

There has been a late revision to this score. I had niggling doubts about leaving a third arpeggio figure (octave below) out of the score. I have brought this into play and hope it doesn't disrup the weighting of parts too much. 17/08/2010

Erm, a further revision … I've decided to make the sop. part more playable. There are still occasions the player will have to reach out for a little helium, but more reasonably so! Because of this, underlying parts have had to be adjusted to maintain score integrity!


Score ID
74066
Composer
Hector Berlioz
Year of composition
1838
Arranger
Difficulty
Difficult (Grades 7+)
Duration
10 minutes
Instrumentation
Brass band
Genre
Classical music
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