Der faule Hans (Ritter, Alexander)

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Editor First edition
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Fr. Kistner, n.d.[1886]. Plate 6798, 6906.
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Misc. Notes Original images: 200dpi, color jpg files approx. 2000 by 2540 pixels. Editing: re-sampled to 600dpi, converted to black and white tif files, de-skewed, and set uniform margins. Score for the overture is engraved (plate 6906) while the opera's score is a copyist's manuscript (plate 6798).
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Engraver Leipzig: C.G. Röder.
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Fr. Kistner, n.d.[1886]. Plate 6800, 6908.
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Language German
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, n.d.
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Misc. Notes Original images: 180dpi, color jpg files approx. 730 by 1080 pixels. Editing: re-sampled to 600dpi, converted to black and white tif files, de-skewed, and set uniform margins. The first edition libretto came out from Kistner, not B&H, in 1886 (see Hofmeister's Monatsbericht (1886), p.150.) Not sure when this was released.
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General Information

Work Title Der faule Hans
Alternative. Title Der faule Hans. Oper in 1 Akt
Composer Ritter, Alexander
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1 act
First Performance. 1885-10-15 — Munich, Hofoper
First Publication. 1886 – Leipzig: Fr. Kistner
Librettist the composer (1833–1896), after Felix Dahn (1834–1912)
Language German
Dedication Franz Liszt
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation voices, chorus, orchestra
Solo 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 (optional), strings
Offstage Instruments
2 horns, tuba, cymbals (1 with timpani mallet)