Sheet Music: Elsa's Procession to the Cathedral

TitleElsa's Procession to the Cathedral
from Lohengrin
ComposerRichard Wagner (1813–1883)
InstrumentationFlute solo
KeyE-flat major
RangeF4–Bb6
Time signature4/4
Tempo60 BPM
Performance time5:15
Difficulty levelintermediate
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Date added2010-07-19
Last updated2010-07-19
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Opera excerpts, Romantic, Wedding music

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Monday 19 July 2010

Tune of the Day: Elsa's Procession to the Cathedral

from “Lohengrin” by Richard Wagner

This piece, taken from Wagner's 1850 opera Lohengrin, occurs at Act II, Scene 4, where all are going to the Minster for the ceremony that will occur at the beginning of Act III. The piece starts with a subtle opening which sets the stage for a dramatic build-up, leading very well into any triumphant piece, particularly the famous Bridal Chorus, which falls immediately after this piece in the opera.

Thanks to Anastasia for suggesting this piece!

Other Movements from the same Work

Bridal Chorus Flute solo