Rübezahl, Op.600 (Abt, Franz)

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Language English
Translator William Grist (1840–1896)
Publisher. Info. London: Augener & Co., n.d. [ca.1884]. Plate 6116.
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This edition erroneously assigns the work opus 593.
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Publisher. Info. Offenbach: Johann André, n.d. [ca.1884].
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General Information

Work Title Rübezahl
Alternative. Title Märchendichtung für Soli (S., A.) und Chöre (2 S. u. A.) und Pianoforte mit verbindender Deklamation
Composer Abt, Franz
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.600
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 8 songs
  1. Introductory: "By star-gleam never lighted"
  2. Chorus of Playmates. The King's Daughter: "See how the day-gleam the gloom overpowers"
  3. King's Daughter and Chorus of Gnomes: "Thou dear and lovely mortal child"
  4. King's Daughter, Playmates, and Gnome: "Succour to bear thee"
  5. Song of the King's Daughter: "The mountains are beaming"
  6. Song of the King's Daughter: "Birdie kind, oh do not tarry"
  7. The Gnomes' Song of Derision: "Count again, still count in wonder"
  8. Final Chorus: "Songs of gladness meet thee"
First Publication. 1884 – Offenbach: Johann André
Librettist Hermann Francke (1834?–1919?) after a poem by Johann Karl August Musäus (1735–1787)
Language German
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Voices: 2 sopranos, alto + female chorus (SSA)
piano

Misc. Comments

Hermann Francke may be an alternate spelling for the composer Hermann Franke. Musicsack seems to leave open the possibility, listing both (Francke, Hermann (b.1834) and Franke, Hermann (1834-1919).)