Mitternacht bei Sedan (Interlude between Act I, II)
||Oper in zwei Akten. Im Jahre 1870.
|Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No.
||1895-09-01:Leipzig: Neues Theater
||1896 (vocal score)
|Composer Time PeriodComp. Period
||Vocal soloists, chorus, orchestra
Refers not to an automobile or chair, but to the Battle of Sedan, 1 September 1870, during the Franco-Prussian War (as do other works by other composers with titles like "Vor Sedan", etc.- see @ HMB. For the likely reason, see the description/overview at the linked Wikipedia article.) - ES