Pehr Frigel (1750−1842)

Overture [F minor]

  • Year of composition: December 1804 according to the score
  • Work category: Orchestral works in one movement
  • Duration: Approx. 15-20 min

Instrumentation / / timp / str

  • Location autograph: Musik- och teaterbiblioteket

Description of work

Mesto e sostenuto F minor 3/4, Fugato: Allegro con forza ma non troppo presto F minor alla breve

Work comment

There is also a divergent version for winds, celli and contrabasses dated 1803. This version only contains the first slow part of the piece and ends in F minor, the opposite of the orchestra version, in which the same section ends on a dominant C major chord.