Der Zweikampf mit der Geliebten, WoO 50 (Spohr, Louis)


Sheet Music

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Cypressdome (2011/4/23)

Arranger Christian Friedrich Gottlieb Schwencke (1767–1822), piano reduction
Publisher. Info. Hamburg: Johann August Böhme, (ca.1813). Plate S.
Misc. Notes Original scans: 300dpi, color jpg2000 files approximately 4400 by 2900 pixels. Converted to black and white tif files, deskewed (somewhat thwarted by page curvature), re-sampled to 600dpi, set uniform margins.
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General Information

Work Title Der Zweikampf mit der Geliebten
Alternative. Title
Composer Spohr, Louis
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. WoO 50
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 3 acts
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1810
First Performance. 1811-11-15 in Hamburg, Hamburg Opera Theatre
Louis Spohr (conductor)
First Publication. 1813ca. – Hamburg: Johann August Böhme (vocal score)
Librettist Johann Friedrich Schink (1755–1835)
Language German
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation 3 Sopranos, 3 tenors, 3 bass + orchestra

Misc. Comments

A copyist's manuscript of the full score with the composer's signature on the title page is in the collection of the Bibliothekssystem Universität Hamburg.

(Overture- only- recorded by conductor Howard Shelley as a pendant to some of the symphonies recently. The rest of the work remains commercially unrecorded as of early 2011, I believe-Schissel)