Der Improvisator (Albert, Eugen d')



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Publisher. Info. Berlin: Bote & Bock, 1901. Plate 15280.
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Arranger Otto Singer II (1863-1931), piano reduction
Publisher. Info. Berlin: Bote & Bock, 1902. Plate 15282.
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Work Title Der Improvisator
Alternative. Title "Historic-romantic folk opera in three acts"
Composer Albert, Eugen d'
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 3 acts
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1898-1901
First Performance. 26 February 1902, Berlin, Königliches Opernhaus
First Publication. Overture: 1901
Librettist Gustav Kastropp (after Victor Hugo Angelo)
Language German
Average DurationAvg. Duration 2 hours 35 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Overture: piccolo, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets in A, 2 bassoons, 4 horns (in E/in D), 3 trumpets in D, 3 trombones, tuba, 3 timpani, cymbals, triangle, tambourine, snare drum, harp, strings. Opera: 2S,M,3T,2Bar,2B; chorus; ballet: 3 flutes (3rd takes piccolo), 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons, 4 horns, 3 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba, timpani, percussion, 2 harps, strings. On stage: 4 horns, 4 tenor horns, 8 trumpets, 6 trombones, guitar, percussion.

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Instrumentation of opera proper from Boosey and Hawkes.