Um Mitternacht, WAB 90 (Bruckner, Anton)

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Publisher. Info. Holograph manuscript, n.d.(ca.1886)
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Misc. Notes ca.400dpi color images. This file is based on high-resolution images obtained from the source using a method explained on this page. Composer's manuscript sketch with autograph. Taken from Bruckner Online: Mus.Hs.28227.
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Publisher. Info. Holograph manuscript, 1886
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Misc. Notes ca.400dpi monochrome images. This file is based on high-resolution images obtained from the source using a method explained on this page. Composer's manuscript with autograph. Taken from Bruckner Drucke: MS11998-2. Publisher details: Sammlung bisher ungedruckter musikalischer und poetischer Blätter in autographischer Darstellung, Straßburg 1886.
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Misc. Notes ca.400dpi color images. This file is based on high-resolution images obtained from the source using a method explained on this page. Possibly copyist manuscript with autograph. Taken from Bruckner Online: A-SF20-72.
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Editor First edition
Viktor Keldorfer (1873–1959)
Publisher. Info. Vienna: Universal Edition, 1911. Plate U.E. 2927.
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Misc. Notes Contains two forewords by the editor (in German, pp.3 and 4.). Original images: ca.340dpi, color jpg files approx. 2196 by 3417 pixels. Editing: re-sampled to 600dpi, converted to black and white tif files, de-skewed, and set uniform margins. This file is based on high-resolution images obtained from the source using a method explained on this page. Title page is in color with white margins. (#433153)
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Editor Alexander Reuter
Publisher. Info. Alexander Reuter
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Misc. Notes Edited from manuscripts stored at the Austrian National Library under signatory A-WnMus.Hs.19768 and St. Florian Abbey under signatory A-SF20-72. See also www.bruckner-online.at. This edition is the first one which was slightly revised on recommendation of Eduard Kremser, who conducted the Wiener Männergesangverein. This performance brought Bruckner the first unquestioned succes in Vienna. The Revised version in available under IMSLP #262848.
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Arrangements and Transcriptions

For Tenor, Male Chorus and Harp (Schmidinger)

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Arranger Kajetan Schmidinger (fl.1924-1927)
Copyist Kajetan Schmidinger (fl.1924-1927)
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Misc. Notes ca.400dpi color images. This file is based on high-resolution images obtained from the source using a method explained on this page. Manuscript arrangement. Taken from Bruckner Online: Mus.Hs.19768.
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General Information

Work Title Um Mitternacht (II)
Alternative. Title At midnight
Composer Bruckner, Anton
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. WAB 90
Key F minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1 movement
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1886-02-11 in Vienna
First Performance. 1886-04-15 in Linz
First Publication. 1911 – Vienna: Universal Edition
Librettist Robert Eduard Prutz (1816–1872)
Language German
Dedication Straßburger Männer-Gesangverein
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Voices: tenor; male chorus (TTBB)
Related Works Mitternacht, WAB 80
Um Mitternacht, WAB 89
External Links Wikipedia article,

RISM 600658773, The Lied, Art Song, and Choral Texts Archive, Bruckner discography pages (WAB 90)


Misc. Comments

Secular choruses by Anton Bruckner


  • Premiere date from RISM (premiere date given in the foreword is somewhat later.)
    A first version WAB 89 for alto solo, 4-part men's chorus and piano dates from 1864; this is the second, a capella version dating from 1886.

- Schissel