Die erste Walpurgisnacht, Op.60 (Mendelssohn, Felix)

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Publisher. Info. Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdys Werke, Serie 15
Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, 1877. Plate M.B. 118.
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Publisher. Info. Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdys Werke, Serie 15
Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, 1877. Plate M.B. 118.
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Sonja Leutwyler (alto), Maximilian Schmitt (tenor), Adrian Eröd (baritone), Markus Volpert (bass)
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Work Title Die erste Walpurgisnacht
Alternative. Title Die erste Walpurgisnacht, Ballade for Choir and Orchestra
Composer Mendelssohn, Felix
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.60
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's Overture and 9 movements
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1831/43
First Performance. 1843 February 2, Leipzig
First Publication. 1844 – Leipzig: Kistner
Librettist Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749–1832)
Language German
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation voices, chorus, orchestra
Voices
alto, tenor, baritone, bass
Mixed Chorus (SATB)
Orchestra
piccolo, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets (A/C/B), 2 bassoons
2 horns (C/F/E/D), 2 trumpets (D/E/C), 3 trombones
timpani, bass drum, strings
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