De Oorlog (Benoît, Peter)

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Editor Second Edition
Engraver Leipzig: C.G. Röder.
Language Dutch (Flemish?)
Publisher. Info. Peter Benoit Orkestpartituren, I De Oorlog
Antwerp: Peter Benoit-Fonds, n.d.
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Misc. Notes Original images: ca.300dpi, color jpg files approx. 3190 by 4500 pixels. Editing: re-sampled to 600dpi, converted to black and white tif files, de-skewed, and set uniform margins. Front matter includes the libretto in Dutch, German (Heinrich Ludwig Flemmich (1823–1890)), French, and English (translated by W.L.M.). French translation is missing pages 2 and 3.
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General Information

Work Title De Oorlog
Alternative. Title
Composer Benoît, Peter
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 3 parts
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1869-1873 (July 17)
First Performance. 1873-08-16 — Antwerp
Librettist Jan van Beers (1821–1888)
Language Dutch (Flemish?)
Dedication Mevrouw Louisa De Deken en haren zoon, mijnen vriende Gustaaf De Deken
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Voices: SATB (solokoor), SATB (kleinkoor), SSAATTBB (Hoofdkoor)
Orchestra: 2 piccolos, 3 flutes/piccolo, 3 oboes/English horn, 3 clarinets/bass clarinet, 3 bassoons, contrabassoon + 4 horns, 3 trumpets, 6 krijgstrompetten (C), 6 cornets (A), 3 trombones, tuba + timpani, small cymbals, triangle + 2 harps + organ + strings (includes off-stage instruments)
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Misc. Comments

Front matter in the published 1880 libretto suggests vocal soloists at the premiere included a soprano, alto, tenor, baritone, and bass.