Die schöne Schusterin, WoO 91 (Beethoven, Ludwig van)



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Editor First edition
Publisher. Info. Ludwig van Beethovens Werke, Serie 25: Supplement, Gesang-Musik, Nr.270
Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, n.d.[1888]. Plate B.270.
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Work Title 2 Arias for Die schöne Schusterin
Alternative. Title Two Arias for Ignaz Umlauf's Singspiel Die schöne Schusterin, oder Die pücefarbenen Schuhe
(The Beautiful Shoemaker's Wife, or The Peuce-Coloured Shoes)
Composer Beethoven, Ludwig van
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. WoO 91
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. ILB 25
Key see below
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 2 arias:
  1. O welch ein Leben! ein ganzes Meer. Allegretto (F major)
  2. Soll ein Schuh nicht drücken. Andante con moto (B major)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1795
First Publication. 1888 - Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel
Librettist Stephanie dem Jüngeren
Language German
Average DurationAvg. Duration 8 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Classical
Piece Style Classical
Instrumentation soprano, tenor, flute, 2 oboes, 2 bassoons, 2 horns, strings
Related Works Beethoven also used the theme of the first aria (O welch ein Leben!) in the song Mailied, Op.52 No.4.