Répertoire International des Sources Musicales

Macbeth - orch


Name Pearsall, Robert Lucas (1795-1856)
Standardized title Macbeth
Scoring summary orch
Key or mode d
Title on source [title page:] Overture to Shakespeare's Macbeth | composed as an | Introduction to the celebrated | Witch Music attached to that Tragedy, by | R L Pearsall of Willsbridge Esquire
RISM ID No. 00000403008377

Library information

Library siglum CH-E 676,10.1


Work number 1.1.1
Title of movement, tempo Maestoso
Voice/instrument vl 1
Key or mode d
PAE Code
Work number 1.2.1
Title of movement, tempo Allegro moderato
Voice/instrument cl 1
Key or mode d
PAE Code


Strings 11111
Woodwinds 2222
Brass instruments 420
Percussion timp
Other instruments t-trb

Material description

Type Autograph
Format, extent 1 score: 39p.
Dimensions 25 x 32 cm

Further information

General note Gedruckte Stimmen vergleiche CH E 38,14a
Handschriftliche Stimmen vergleiche CH E 38,14b
Description summary Overture for the drama of Shakespeare


Bibliographic reference SchweizerKomponistenEinsiedeln

Index terms

Subject heading Incidental music
Name Shakespeare, William (1564-1616) [Conceptor]