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The structure and themes of the overture follow the play very generally. The Head Is Happy (Hearts Insane) - Aztec Camera - Knife C minor theme represents Op.
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Both Shakespeare's and Collin's plays are about the same semi-legendary figure, Gaius Marcius Coriolanuswhose actual fate was not recorded. The overture was premiered in March at a private concert in the home of Prince Franz Joseph von Lobkowitz.
The Symphony No. Sir Roger Norrington has created a notable period performance version with his recording of the overture with the London Classical Players. The work was a staple of Arturo Toscanini 's repertoire, and six recordings under Toscanini's baton are extant as well as one recording of rehearsal excerpts. From Wikipedia, the Coriolan Overture encyclopedia. Coriolan Overture. Oxford University Press, Ludwig van Beethoven. Johann father Maria mother Johanna sister-in-law Kaspar brother Johann brother.