Der Thurm zu Babel, Op.80 (Rubinstein, Anton)

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Translator Fitz William Rosier (1808–1882), English text
Publisher. Info. New York: G. Schirmer, No.6, 1883. Plate 2792.
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General Information

Work Title Der Thurm zu Babel
Alternative. Title The Tower of Babel, Sacred Opera in One Act. Oratorio.
Composer Rubinstein, Anton
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.80
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1 act
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1868/69
First Performance. 1870-02-99 in Königsberg
First Publication. 1870 - Leipzig: Bartholf Senff
Librettist Julius Rodenberg (1831–1914)
Language German
Average DurationAvg. Duration 45 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Voices, chorus, orchestra
External Links Wikipedia article
Extra Information 2nd performance: Feb. 20, 1870 in Vienna
US premiere: May 1881, New York
Leopold Damrosch (conductor)

Details from Anton Rubinstein: a life in music by Philip Taylor (p.135)


Misc. Comments

Rodenberg also wrote the libretto to Feramors, as pointed out in his en-Wikipedia article.