Idomeneo, K.366 (Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus)

Ambox notice.pngFor the ballet music to this opera, see Idomeneo, ballet music, K.367


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Overture

For Piano 4 hands (Ulrich)

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Sheet Music

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Editor Series V editors (exact editor not specified)
Julius Rietz, Paul Waldersee, Victor Wilder
Franz Wüllner
Language Italian / German
Publisher. Info. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozarts Werke, Serie V:
Opern, Bd.6, No.13
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Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, 1881. Plate W.A.M. 366.
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Overture

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Julius Rietz, Paul Waldersee, Victor Wilder
Franz Wüllner
Publisher. Info. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozarts Werke, Serie V:
Opern, Bd.12, No.13
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Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, 1881. Plate W.A.M. 366.
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Generoso (2009/2/7)

Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, n.d. Plate Orch.B. 4756.
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Vocal Scores

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Translator Herr von Apell, German text
Publisher. Info. Bonn: N. Simrock, n.d. Plate 51.
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Arrangements and Transcriptions

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For 2 Violins, 2 Violas, and Cello (Double Bass ad lib.)

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Publisher. Info. Bonn: N. Simrock, n.d. Plate 523.
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For Piano solo (Metzdorff)

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Publisher. Info. Braunschweig: Henry Litolff's Verlag, n.d.(ca.1880). Plate 3678.
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Overture

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Arranger Richard Kleinmichel (1846-1901)
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: C.F. Peters, n.d. Plate 8633.
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For Piano 4 hands (Ulrich)

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Arranger Hugo Ulrich (1827-1872)
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For Piano solo (Martucci)

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Arranger Giuseppe Martucci (1856-1909)
Publisher. Info. Milano: Paolo Mariani, 1900. Plate 19052.
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Chorus: Placido è il mar (Act II)

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Editor C. Dobson Collet (1812-1898?), adapted English words
Language English / Italian
Publisher. Info. The Musical Times, No.130.
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General Information

Work Title Idomeneo
Alternative. Title Idomeneo, rè di Creta ; Ilia e Idamante
Composer Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. K.366
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 3 Acts
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1780–81
First Performance. 1781-01-29 in Munich: Hoftheater
First Publication. 1797 (piano arr.) – Leipzig: Schmidt und Rau
1805 (full and vocal scores) – Bonn: N. Simrock, Plate 444 (FS, 3 vols).
Librettist Giovanni Battista Varesco (1735–1805)
Language Italian
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Classical
Piece Style Classical
Instrumentation voices, chorus, orchestra
Cast
Ilia, daughter of King Priam of Troy (soprano)
Idomeneo [Idomeneus], King of Crete (tenor)
Idamante [Idamantes], son of Idomeneo (soprano castrato/tenor)
Elettra [Electra], Princess of Argos (soprano)
Arbace [Arbaces], Idomeneo's confidant (tenor)
High priest of Neptune (tenor)
The voice of the Oracle of Neptune (bass)
Two Cretan women (soprano, mezzo soprano)
Two Trojans prisoners (tenor, bass)
Mixed Chorus (SATB)
Trojan Prisoners, Cretan Women, Sailors
Pit Orchestra
piccolo, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets (C/B* [or B]/A), 2 bassoons
4 horns (G/F/E/E/D/C/B[high]/B[basso]/A) , 2 trumpets (D/C)
timpani, strings, continuo (harpsichord/fortepiano)
*see comments about B-natural clarinet
Off-stage Orchestra
2 horns (C) [from Pit Orchestra], 3 trombones (accompanying Neptune in Act 3)
External Links Wikipedia article
NMA score
NMA report (German)
Simrock 1805 FS, 34 mss parts (D-WRha DNT 105)


Misc. Comments

Operas by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart


  • Originally, Mozart wrote parts for clarinets in B-natural for this opera, which today is an obsolete instrument and is now substituted most of the time by the common B clarinet.