La rencontre imprévue, Wq.32 (Gluck, Christoph Willibald)

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Editor Jean-Baptiste Weckerlin (1821−1910), reduction
Publisher. Info. Paris: Gustave Legouix, n.d.[1891]. Plate G. L. G. 1308.
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Misc. Notes Plate number printed between odd and even pages, so it is not readable in the scan. Publication noted in the Bibliographie de la France 
2e série, 80e année, Nº 32, 8 Août 1891, p.543, r.3176.
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Language German
Publisher. Info. 15 Vocal Pieces (pp.91-94)
Manuscript, n.d.(ca.1790-99).
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Misc. Notes Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin (D-B): Mus.ms.autogr. Agricola, J. F. 1 (15)
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Language German
Publisher. Info. Hamburg: Fritz Schuberth, n.d.(ca.1865). Plate 975.
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Misc. Notes Same aria, with two other German versions (Einem Bach, der fliesst and Holde Frühlingszeit), in Lieder und Arien
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Publisher. Info. Paris: E. Gauche, n.d.
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Work Title La rencontre imprévue ; Les pèlerins de la Mecque
Alternative. Title Die unvermuthete Zusammenkunft ; Die Pilgrime von Mekka
The Unexpected Encounter ; The Pilgrims to Mecca
Composer Gluck, Christoph Willibald
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Wq.32
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. ICG 31
First Performance. 1764-01-07 in Vienna: Burgtheater
Librettist Louis Hurtaut Dancourt (ca.1725–1801)
after Les pèlerins de la Mecque (1726) by Alain René Lesage and Jacques-Philippe d'Orneval
Language French
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Classical
Piece Style Classical
Instrumentation voices, mixed chorus, orchestra
Cast
Ali (haute-contre)
Osmin, his servant (tenor)
Rezia, beloved of Ali, prisoner of the Sultan (soprano)
Amine, Balkis & Dardané, her attendants in the harem (soprano)
Vertigo, a painter (bass)
Calender, a dervish (bass)
Le Sultan (tenor)
Le chef de caravane (bass)
Mixed Chorus
Orchestra
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