Berlioz, Hector
Les Troyens Holoman 133
Opéra en cinq actes (3 Teilbände). Partitur französisch, Aufführungsmaterial französisch/deutsch
Die Trojaner
Edition no.
BA 5442
Volume / Series
Neue Berlioz-Ausgabe, Band 2a-c
Macdonald, Hugh
Language(s) of work
Product format
Complete edition, Score, Urtext edition
Pages / Format
947 S. - 33,0 x 26,5 cm
The vocal score to “Les Troyens ” presents the text Berlioz conceived as a great five act opera. During the composition of this work between 1856 and 1858 and up until June 1863, Berlioz perceived “Les Troyens ” as one opera. Because of performance difficulties, the composition had to be divided into two operas, “La Prise de Troie ” and “Les Toyens à Carthage ”.

Berlioz began to write the libretto in Paris in April 1856 and completed it on June 26th of that same year. The dramatic material of acts III-V is taken from books 1 and 4 of Virgil's “ Aeneid ”.

The two trojan acts are loosely based on books 1 and 2 by Virgil.

Berlioz wrote in May 1861: “I am sure that I have created a great work, greater and superior to anything I have ever written before”.

The vocal score is based on the three-volume New Berlioz Edition and also on the one-volume vocal score edition that under Berlioz’s supervision, was privately printed in 1861-62 and then distributed. The appendix contains two complete scenes: The Sinon scene from the first act and the original finale from the fifth act.
If you can read this something went wrong
If you can read this something went wrong
If you can read this something went wrong
615.00 €
incl. VAT
Price reduction for a full subscription