Das Buch mit sieben Siegeln (Schmidt, Franz)

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Geniusboy98 (2020/6/14)

Translator Thomas Martin Lindsay (1843-1914), English text
Publisher. Info. Vienna: Universal Edition, 1954. Plate U.E. 11711.
Reprinted London: Universal Edition, n.d.. Plate U.E. 16941.
Misc. Notes The separate copyright claim on the English translation is suspicious because it comes from Lindsay's edition of The New Testament published in 1907.
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Publisher. Info. Vienna: Universal Edition, 1938. Plate U.E. 10.951.
Misc. Notes A full score published 1954 has 384 pp. with plate 12.219. There's a somewhat later reprint also with plate 16941. Both, according to Worldcat?, have English translations by T.M. Lindsay.
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DR Koncerthuset broadcast conducted by Fabio Luisi with Danish National Symphony Orchestra, Danish National Concert Choir, Herbert Lippert (tenor), Franz-Josef Selig (bass), Simona Šaturová (soprano), Marianna Pizzolato (alto), Mauro Peter (tenor), Tareq Nazmi (bass), Michael Schönheit (organ), recorded December 2017, uploaded to their YouTube channel in June 2018. (Duration 112 min.) Javascript is required to submit files.

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Work Title Das Buch mit sieben Siegeln
Alternative. Title Das Buch mit sieben Siegeln. Aus der Offenbarung des hl. Johannes, für Soli, Chor, Orgel und Orchester.
Name Translations The Book with Seven Seals; 7つの封印の書; Livro dos Sete Selos; Il libro dei sette sigilli; 일곱 봉인의 책
Authorities WorldCat; Wikipedia; VIAF: 183583024; LCCN: n97103335; GND: 300138393
Composer Schmidt, Franz
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IFS 1
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 2 main parts, with prologue
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1935-1937
First Performance. 1938 June 15
First Publication. 1938
Librettist Book of Revelation
Language German
Dedication Das Gesellschaft der Muskfreunde an Wien
Average DurationAvg. Duration 110 minutes ca.
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation voices, chorus, orchestra
Voices: St. John (heldentenor), soprano, alto, tenor, bass
Chorus (SATB)
piccolo, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, English horn
2 clarinets (A, B), bass clarinet (B) (also clarinet in D), 2 bassoons, contrabassoon
4 horns (F, E), 3 trumpets (B, C), 3 trombones, tuba
timpani, xylophone, cymbals, tam-tam, snare drum, bass drum
organ, strings
Discography MusicBrainz
All Music Guide
External Links Wikipedia
DNB description
Description of Full Score at Free Library of Philadelphia
Universal Edition (includes ©1954 complete perusal score)