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||London: Novello, Ewer & Co., 1892. Plate 9318.
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||The Music to Shakespeare's Hamlet
|Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No.
- Prelude to Act I
- Appearance of the Ghost
- Danish March
- Appearance of Ghost
- Prelude to Act II: Ophelia
- Flourish of Trumpets
- Hamlet. alone
- Act III: Interlude
- Hamlet's Monologue
- The Play Scene
- Appearance of Ghost in Queen's Chamber
- Prelude to Act IV: Ophelia's Death
- The Queen relates the drowning of Ophelia
- Prelude to Act V: Pastorale
- Churchyard Scene
- Fencing Scene
- Hamlet's Death
||1892-01 – London
||1892 – London: Novello, Ewer, & Co.
||English ; German translation by composer(?) (in final scene)
||Inscribed to the memory of his friend Max Eberstadt
|Composer Time PeriodComp. Period
||Voices: female chorus (SAA)|
Orchestra: piccolo, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, English horn, 2 clarinets (B♭, A), 2 bassoons, 4 horns (F, E♭, D), 3 trumpets (C, E♭, F), 3 trombones, tuba, triangle, tam-tam, cymbals, small side drum, timpani, organ, harp, strings
Composed for the production of the play at the Haymarket Theatre, London in January, 1892.
The choral part is only used in the final number and apparently consists of 3 voices per part. The score contains various textual cues in both English and German for the timing of performance. Henschel specifies that the concert suite is to consist of the following numbers: 1, 5, 8, 14, 12, and 3. Some of the numbers have alternate endings in the score for the concert version.