Helgoland, WAB 71 (Bruckner, Anton)

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Publisher. Info. Holograph manuscript, 1893 (April 27-August 7)
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Engraver Vienna: Josef Eberle & Co.
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Publisher. Info. Vienna: Ludwig Doblinger, n.d.[1899]. Plate D. 2334.
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Publisher. Info. Holograph manuscript, 1893 (April 27-May 13)
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Copyist August Göllerich (1859-1923)
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Work Title Helgoland
Alternative. Title
Composer Bruckner, Anton
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. WAB 71
Key G minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 3 sections, coda
  1. Hoch auf der Nordsee, am fernesten Rand — Kräftig (und nicht zu schnell)
  2. Der du in den Wolken thronest — Feierlich (sehr rhuhig)
  3. Und siehe, die Welle, die wogend sich warf — Erstes Zeitmass (stürmisch)
  4. Coda: O Herrgott, dich preiset frei Helgoland! — Etwas breit
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1893
First Performance. 1893-10-8 — Vienna, Hofburg Palace: Men's Choir of Vienna, Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, Eduard Kremser (conductor)
First Publication. 1893 – Vienna: Doblinger
Librettist August Silberstein (1827–1900)
Language German
Dedication Dem Wiener-Männer-Gesang-Verein zur Feier seines 50jährigen Bestandes gewidmet
Average DurationAvg. Duration 14-15 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Voices: male chorus (TTBB)
Orchestra: 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons
4 horns, 3 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba
timpani, cymbals, strings
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