Das Weltgericht, Op.46 (Schneider, Friedrich)

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Fynnjamin (2014/10/19)

Language German / Latin
Translator Johann Carl Wilhelm Niemeyer, Latin text
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel for the composer, n.d.
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Translator Johann Carl Wilhelm Niemeyer, Latin text
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Friedrich Hofmeister, n.d.[1820]. Plate 804.
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Schissel (2014/10/16)

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Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Friedrich Hofmeister, n.d.(1849). Plate 804.
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Misc. Notes Missing final pages after p.150. This appears to be the "Neue Auflage" advertised in Hofmeister's Monatsbericht (1849), p.27
The publisher kept the same plate/catalogue number as the 1820 edition.
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General Information

Work Title Das Weltgericht
Alternative. Title Oratorium in drei Teilen: The Last Judgment; Iudicium extremum
Composer Schneider, Friedrich
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.46
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IFS 9
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 3 large sections. 31 numbers (at least)
First Performance. 1820 March 6, Gewandhaus (if not earlier)
First Publication. 1820 – Leipzig: Friedrich Hofmeister
Librettist Johann August Apel (1771–1816)
Language German (+ Latin translation)
Dedication Frederike Louise Wilhelmine Amalie, Herzögin von Anhalt-Dessau (1796-1850), born Princess of Prussia
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Voices, chorus, orchestra

Misc. Comments

Publication announced in an April 1820 issue of AMZ (subscription series, announcement "signed" (typeset) by the composer) - see Advertisement; a performance reviewed in the March 15 1820 AMZ, pp.173 et seq.

Full score published in 2011 by Pfefferkorn-Verlag. See WorldCat, and earlier by Henle in 1981 (see WorldCat) (288 pp. plus the libretto and critical commentary, in a facsimile of the original full score also published around the same time by Hofmeister.)

Composed on/after the dedicatee's marriage (so between 1818-1850.)

Performed/broadcast on 16 November 2016 by the Leipzig Gewandhaus, the Gewandhaus Choir, and 6 soloists. (Given Op.46 there, and elsewhere in Worldcat.)

A 2001 performance circulates also, see WorldCat; and see WorldCat for a digitized libretto.