König Lear, Op.20 (Weingartner, Felix)

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Editor First edition
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, 1897. Plate Part.B. 973.
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Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, 1897. Plate Orch.B. 1119/20.
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Arrangements and Transcriptions

For 2 Pianos (Composer)

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Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, 1897. Plate 21888.
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Arranger Otto Singer II (1863-1931)
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, 1897. Plate 21706.
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Language German
Publisher. Info. Breitkopf & Härtel's Musikbücher, Nr.601
Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, n.d.(ca.1898).
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Misc. Notes Composer's essay with musical examples.
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General Information

Work Title König Lear
Alternative. Title
Composer Weingartner, Felix
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.20
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IFW 17
Key C minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1
First Performance. 1896 June, Leipzig (or earlier)
First Publication. 1897 – Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Orchestra: piccolo, 3 flutes/piccolo, 3 oboes, 3 clarinets (B), 3 bassoons +
4 horns (C/E/E/F), 3 trumpets (2 in C, 1 in E), bass trumpet (C), 3 trombones, tuba +
timpani, gong, cymbals, bass drum + strings
External Links Detailed Description from program notes to December 10–11, 1897 (US Premiere) concert, Chicago, conducted by Theodore Thomas

Misc. Comments

Flute 3 also plays piccolo 2.

By the way: review with musical quotes of the publications of Opp.20, 21 and 23: Musikalisches Wochenblatt, Volume 30, 9 November 1899 (pages 617-619).