Act II Prelude
||Leipzig: J.Schuberth & Co, No 3885, n.d. Plate 6500.
||lots of pencil marks in the score probably for staging that work. page two mentions the year 1938 for these pencil changes so I guess they were not intended by the composer
Arrangements and Transcriptions
Act II Prelude
For 2 Pianos (Behn)
||Oper/Operndichtung in 3 Akten
||Schillings, Max von
|Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No.
|Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp.
||1894-11-13 — Karlsruhe, Hoftheater
||1895 – Leipzig: Schuberth & Co.
||Ferdinand Sporck (1848-1928)
|Average DurationAvg. Duration
||2 hours 30 minutes
|Composer Time PeriodComp. Period
||Voices: soprano, 3 tenors, 2 baritones, 2 basses; mixed chorus (SATTBB)|
Orchestra: 3 flutes, 3 oboes (one doubling as English horn), 3 clarinets (B♭) (one doubling as bass clarinet) (?), 3 bassoons (1 doubling on contrabassoon), 4 horns (E♭), 3 trumpets (B♭), 3 trombones, tuba, timpani, harp, bass drum, cymbal, triangle, tam-tam, strings
- On-stage instruments: 3 horns, 3 trumpets, 3 trombones, 3 violins (2 x vn 1, vn 2)
||RISM 280000852 (information about full score at Hochschule für Musik Franz Liszt, Hochschularchiv, Weimar)|
Universal Edition Ingwelde Page
Prelude to act 2 recorded on cpo in 1997. Information from Operone Ingwelde page and Universal Edition. (Gives instrumentation as 3-3-3-3-4-3-3-1-etc.) Prelude to Act II performed, along with another operatic excerpt by Schillings (from his Moloch), in the United States - in Chicago - on March 4 and 5 1910. (Program Notes, Page 261. See also page 253.)