Johan Helmich Roman (1694-1758)

The Golovin Music (Musique satt til en Festin hos Ryska Ministern Graf Gollowin)

BeRI 1

1. [Con spirito]
2. [Entrée]
3. Larghetto [Non tanto]
4. [Allegro assai]
5. Vivace [Commodo]
6. Allegro
7. [Allegro molto]
8. [Presto]
9. Andante
10. [Moderato/Gustoso]
11. Allegro
12. Vivace
13. [Minuet]
14. [Vivace/Con spirito]
15. [Moderato]
16. Aria
17. Allegro
18. [Moderato]
19. [Vivace]
20. [Moderato]
21. [Allegro mà non presto/Scherzando]
22. [Allegro/Vivace]
23. [Larghetto/Lento]
24. Intermezzo [Commodo]
25. [Bourrée. Allegro molto]
26. [Maestoso/Poco Adagio]
27. [Allegro]
28. [Moderato]
29. Allegro
30. Andante; Aria [Allegro]
31. Allegro [Commodo]
32. [Menuetto]
33. [Menuetto]
34. [Allegro/Vivace]
35. [Commodo/Moderato]
36. [Affetuoso]
37. [Moderato. Bourrée]
38. [Commodo/Andantino]
39. Allegro mà non presto
40. [Andante grazioso]
41. Con affetto [Siciliano]
42. [Gavotta. Grazioso]
43. [Gavotte en Rondeau] Vivace
44. [Andantino]
45. Presto [Allegro]

  • Year of composition: 1728
  • Work category: Orchestral works in several movements
  • First performed: February or May 1728 in and outside of the Bååt's Palace, Stockholm (according to Monumenta Musicae Svecicae: 13). Musicians from the Royal Court Orchestra were most likely participating, as well the composer himself.
  • Arrangement/revision: The 24 movements are recorded by Musica Svecia MSCD 404/Caprice CAP 21325 and have been edited by Lars Frydén.
    Brass and kettledrum parts were arranged by Erik Bäck in preparation of a performance in Versailles 1990.
    Generalbasstämman i stämmaterialet har utarbetats av Lars Hallgren.
  • Duration: Approx. 50-60 min
  • Detailed duration: 50'16 (according to Musica Sveciae's selection of movements on MSCD 404)

Instrumentation

cont / str

Examples of printed editions

Monumenta Musicae Svecicae: 13, Edition Reimers AB, ER 107023 (score)

  • Location autograph: Musik- och teaterbiblioteket
  • Possible call no. and autograph comment: Stallet collections (also on microfilm Xe-R 39)

Literature

Monumenta Musicae Svecicae MMS 13 J.H. Roman: Golovinmusiken (ed. Ingmar Bengtsson, Lars Frydén), 1992. ER 107023

Description of work

1. [Con spirito] D majorr 3/4
2. [Entrée] D major 4/4 (C)
3. Larghetto [Non tanto] D minor 3/4
4. [Allegro assai] D minor 6/8
5. Vivace [Commodo] D major 12/8
6. Allegro D major alla breve
7. [Allegro molto] A major 2/4
8. [Presto] A major 6/8
9. Andante A minor alla breve
10. [Moderato/Gustoso] A minor alla breve
11. Allegro E minor 2/4
12. Vivace E minor alla breve
13. [Minuet] E minor 3/8
14. [Vivace/Con spirito] G major alla breve
15. [Moderato] G major 2/4
16. Aria C major 3/2
17. Allegro C major 2/4
18. [Moderato] F major 4/4 (C)
19. [Vivace] F major alla breve
20. [Moderato] F minor 4/4 (C)
21. [Allegro mà non presto/Scherzando] F major alla breve
22. [Allegro/Vivace] B-flat major 12/8
23. [Larghetto/Lento] E-flat major 3/4
24. Intermezzo [Commodo] E-flat major 2/4
25. [Bourrée. Allegro molto] A-flat major alla breve
26. [Maestoso/Poco Adagio] C minor alla breve
27. [Allegro] G minor 3/4
28. [Moderato] G minor 3/2
29. Allegro G major alla breve
30. Andante; Aria [Allegro] G minor alla breve
31. Allegro [Commodo] G major 6/8
32. [Menuetto] D major 3/4
33. [Menuetto] D minor 3/4
34. [Allegro/Vivace] F major alla breve
35. [Commodo/Moderato] F major alla breve
36. [Affetuoso] A minor 6/4
37. [Moderato. Bourrée] A minor alla breve
38. [Commodo/Andantino] E minor 4/4 (C)
39. Allegro mà non presto E minor alla breve
40. [Andante grazioso] A major alla breve
41. Con affetto [Siciliano] A minor 6/8
42. [Gavotta. Grazioso] D major alla breve
43. [Gavotte en Rondeau] Vivace G major alla breve
44. [Andantino] G minor 12/8
45. Presto [Allegro] G minor 2/4

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