Der arme Heinrich, Op.37 (Rheinberger, Josef Gabriel)



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Rob Peters (2014/12/23)

Language German
Publisher. Info. Nürnberg: Wilhelm Schmid, n.d. Plate W.S. 238
Misc. Notes Overture written for piano 4-hands, rest for voices and piano 2-hands.
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Arrangements and Transcriptions

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Arranger William Alexander Barrett (1836–1891)
Language English
Translator William Alexander Barrett (1836–1891)
Publisher. Info. London: Augener, No.9057, n.d.[1879]. Plate 5684.
Misc. Notes Original scans: 14 files were 600dpi, black and white tif files, others were 300dpi, grayscale jpg2000 files approximately 2300 by 3300 pixels. Converted to black and white tif files, deskewed, re-sampled to 600dpi, set uniform margins. Includes libretto. Accompaniment arranged for solo piano. "Poor Henry" mentioned in the December 1 1879 Musical Times, p.670.
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General Information

Work Title Der arme Heinrich
Alternative. Title Komisches Singspiel für Kinder
Poor Henry
Composer Rheinberger, Josef Gabriel
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.37
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 2 acts
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1863
First Publication. 1870–Nuremberg: Schmid
Librettist Franz Bonn (1830–1894)
Language German
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Vocal soli, speakers, chorus, piano (overture: piano 4 hands)

Misc. Comments

It is uncertain if Rheinberger ever arranged the accompaniment for orchestra, but he did separately publish under the same opus number the overture arranged for orchestra.
UPDATE: Rheinberger only arranged the overture for orchester (→ Hans-Josef Irmen: Thematisches Verzeichnis der musikalischen Werke Gabriel Josef Rheinbergers).