Pehr Frigel (1750−1842)

Overture [C minor]

  • Year of composition: April 1777 according to the score
  • Work category: Orchestral works in one movement
  • Duration: Approx. 10-15 min

Instrumentation

0.2.0.0 / 2.0.0.0 / cont / str

  • Location autograph: Musik- och teaterbiblioteket

Description of work

Adagio e staccato C minor 4/4, Tempo giusto E-flat major, Adagio e staccato , Tempo giusto C minor, Allegro non tanto C minor 3/4, Adagio C minor 3/2


Work comment

The piece ends on a dominant C major chord, as if something else in F minor were going to follow directly. It may have acted as an overture to another work.