Rip van Winkle Overture (Chadwick, George Whitefield)

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Publisher. Info. Holograph manuscript, 1879?
Misc. Notes Grayscale Images. Some pages has very uneven dark contrast. Holograph in ink with corrections in pencil. Published as "revised edition': Rochester, NY: Eastman School of Music, 1930. Newspaper clippings of German and American performance reviews laid in removed from PDF.
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Work Title Rip van Winkle Overture
Alternative. Title Overture to 'Rip van Winkle' for Grand Orchestra
Composer Chadwick, George Whitefield
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. F.14 ; L.2.1
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1879, rev. 1929
First Performance. 1879-06-20 in Leipzig, Salle des Gewandhauses (original version)
Leipzig Conservatory Orchestra, George W. Chadwick (conductor)

1929-06-14 in Boston, Jordan Hall (revised version)

New England Conservatory Orchestra, George W. Chadwick (conductor)
First Publication. 1930 - Rochester: Eastman School of Music (revised version)
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Dedication Joseph Jefferson (1829-1905)
Average DurationAvg. Duration 11 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation orchestra
2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets (B), 2 bassoons
4 horns (F), 2 trumpets (B), 3 trombones, timpani, strings