Kunihild (Kistler, Cyrill)

Contents

Sheet Music

Arrangements and Transcriptions

Prelude to Act III

For Piano

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Publisher. Info. Neue Musik-Zeitung, 1894, No.18.
Stuttgart/Leipzig: Carl Grüninger, 1894. Plate C.G. 94.
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Publisher. Info. Munich: Chr. Werner, n.d.(ca.1884?).
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General Information

Work Title Kunihild
Alternative. Title Kunihild und Der Brautritt auf Kynast ; Operndichtung. "Kunihild and the bride-ride on Kynast, an opera-poem in three acts."
Composer Kistler, Cyrill
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 3 acts
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1881-1883
First Performance. 1884-03-20 — Sondershausen, Hoftheater
First Publication. 1884 – Leipzig: Fritzsch
Librettist Ferdinand Sporck (1848–1928)
Language German
Dedication Carl Schröder
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Vocal soloists, mixed chorus, orchestra
Mss Sources D-SHm C65:1 (this - 4 pages of the published score* of the 3rd act prelude - is inscribed by the composer to Julius Schreck.) Scoring of the excerpt of the prelude given by RISM as "vl (2), vla, vlc, cb, fl (2), ob (2), cl (2), fag (2), cor (4), tr (2), trb (3), timp". Fleisher also gives the scoring of the prelude - based on their copy of the Carl Simon published full score (Hofmeister's Monatsbericht (1895), p.346) from a copy held or once held by the Philadelphia Orchestra - as 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons, 4 horns, 2 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba, timpani, strings.
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Misc. Comments

Prelude to act 3 also arranged for piano and flute (Hofmeister's Monatsbericht (1897), p.106. Libretto published by Fritsch, Hofmeister's Monatsbericht (1884), p.290.)

Given again, in Würzburg in March 1894. (Since?)