Der neue Orpheus, Op.15 (Weill, Kurt)

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Sheet Music

Vocal Scores

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Chelichelona (2016/1/14)

Arranger Arthur Willner (1881-1959), piano reduction
Publisher. Info. Vienna: Universal Edition, 1926. Plate U.E. 8472
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General Information

Work Title Der neue Orpheus
Alternative. Title
Composer Weill, Kurt
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.15 (though see below)
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IKW 4
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1925
First Performance. 1927-02-03, Berlin
First Publication. 1926 (vocal score)
Librettist Yvan Goll (1891-1950)
Language German
Average DurationAvg. Duration 18 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Modern
Instrumentation soprano, violin, orchestra

Misc. Comments

Various numbered Opus 15 or 16, depending on source. The vocal score claims Op.15, but Universal Edition's website claims Op.16.