Glückskind und Pechvogel, Op.177 (Reinecke, Carl)


Sheet Music

Arrangements and Transcriptions


For Piano 4 Hands (Reinecke)

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Publisher. Info. Ouverturen für das Pianoforte zu vier Händen von Carl Reinecke
Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, n.d.[1886]. Plate V.A. 556.
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General Information

Work Title Glückskind und Pechvogel
Alternative. Title Märchen-Oper für Kinder
Composer Reinecke, Carl
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.177
First Publication. 1883 – Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel
Librettist "Heinrich Carsten" (= Composer), after Richard von Volkmann's Träumereien an französischen Kaminen
Language German
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation 5 solo children's voices and children's chorus + piano 4 hands

Misc. Comments

Two numbers (overture and ballet music) were later arranged for string orchestra but no evidence that the accompaniment was originally for orchestra.