Deutsche Weihnacht (Humperdinck, Engelbert)

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Publisher. Info. Berlin: Ullstein, 1913. Plate M. f. A. 87.
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Work Title Deutsche Weihnacht
Alternative. Title Glöckners Weihnachtsphantasie
Composer Humperdinck, Engelbert
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IEH 21
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 10
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1913
First Publication. 1913
Librettist Adelheid Wette (1858-1916)
Language German
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Traditional (folk)
Instrumentation piano or harmonium (or mixed chorus)
Extra Information A Christmas poem accompanied by 10 traditional Christmas songs.

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Adelheid Wette wrote a poem about a man ringing the church's bells for Christmas and remembering past Christmas festivities. His memories include several Christmas songs that Engelbert Humperdinck arranged for piano or harmonium. Lyrics included, according to the composer the songs can be sung by a mixed singer quartett a capella.