Die Loreley, Op.16 (Bruch, Max)



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Schissel (2011/12/1)

Publisher. Info. Leipzig: C.F.W. Siegel's Musikhandlung, n.d.[1876]. Plate 5350.
Misc. Notes This file is part of the Sibley Mirroring Project. The cover makes clear this is extracted from the complete score (so not listed separately as a prelude in HMB, though HMB sometimes, indeed often, has "hieraus einzeln" etc. listings also.)
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Publisher. Info. Breslau: F.E.C. Leuckart, n.d.[1864]. Plate F.E.C.L. 1788.
Misc. Notes Scan obtained from the Landesbibliothek Coburg. Converted from color to black and white.
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Work Title Die Loreley
Alternative. Title Große romantische Oper 4 Akte
Authorities WorldCat; Wikipedia; VIAF: 209898124; GND: 4664014-9
Composer Bruch, Max
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.16
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IMB 27
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 4 acts
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1863 (conceived 1855, completed 1863)
First Performance. 1863-06-14 Mannheim Hoftheater, conducted by the dedicatee
First Publication. 1864 – Breslau: F.E.C. Leuckart
Librettist Emanuel Geibel (1815-1884)
Language German
Dedication Vinzenz Lachner
Average DurationAvg. Duration 2 hours 20 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation voices, chorus, orchestra
External Links *Operone (German)
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Wikipedia claims that Bruch did not even read Geibel's poem until 1860- does "1855" mean that some of the musical material for the opera was created as early as 1855, even if not meant for this particular opera until then, or something else?