Hamlet and Ophelia, Op.22 (MacDowell, Edward)

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Publisher. Info. Breslau: Julius Hainauer, 1885. Plate J. 2849 H.
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Arrangements and Transcriptions

For Piano 4 hands (MacDowell)

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Publisher. Info. Breslau: Julius Hainauer, 1885. Plate J. 2803 H.
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General Information

Work Title Hamlet and Ophelia
Alternative. Title zwei Gedichte für grosses Orchester
Composer MacDowell, Edward
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.22
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 2 sections
  1. Hamlet
  2. Ophelia
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1884
First Publication. 1885 – Breslau: Julius Hainauer
Dedication Hnery (Henry?) Irving, Ellen Terry
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Orchestra
piccolo*, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets (B), 2 bassoons
4 horns (F), 2 trumpets (F), 3 trombones, timpani, bass drum, cymbals, strings
*Piccolo used in Hamlet only


Misc. Comments

MacDowell prepared the Piano 4-hand version at the same time as the orchestral version.

Full score does not appear in HMB until mid-1886, anycase.-Schissel