Der faule Hans (Ritter, Alexander)
Leipzig: Fr. Kistner, . Plate 6798, 6906.
Original images: 200dpi, color jpg files approx. 2000 by 2540 pixels.
Editing: converted to black and white tif files, de-skewed, re-sampled to 600dpi, and set uniform margins. Score for the overture is engraved (plate 6906) while the opera's score is a copyist's manuscript (plate 6798).
Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, n.d.
Original images: 180dpi, color jpg files approx. 730 by 1080 pixels.
Editing: converted to black and white tif files, de-skewed, re-sampled to 600dpi, and set uniform margins. Hrm. The first edition libretto came out from Kistner, not B&H, in 1886 (see .) Not sure when this was released.
|Work Title||Der faule Hans|
|Alternative Title||Der faule Hans. Oper in 1 Akt|
|First Performance||1885-10-15 — Munich, Hofoper|
|Librettist||the composer (1833–1896), after Felix Dahn (1834–1912)|
|Instrumentation||Voices: 3 sopranos, 2 mezzo-sopranos, 2 altos, 5 tenors, 9 basses + mixed chorus (SATB)|
Orchestra: piccolo, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons + 4 horns, 3 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba + timpani, cymbals, snare drum, triangle + 2 harps (ad libitum) + strings. Offstage instruments: 2 horns, tuba, cymbals, ein becken mit paukenschlägel (cymbals with drumsticks?)