Die Schlacht bei Königgrätz, Op.28 (Todt, Johann August Wilhelm)

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Publisher. Info. Berlin: C.A. Challier & Co., n.d.[1866]. Plate C. & Co. 1313.
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Work Title Die Schlacht bei Königgrätz
Alternative. Title Die Schlacht bei Königgrätz am 3. Juli 1866; Characteristisches Tonbild für das Pianoforte; Tongemälde
Composer Todt, Johann August Wilhelm
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.28
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IJT 6
First Publication. 1866 – Berlin: C.A. Challier & Co.
Dedication Helmuth von Moltke the Elder
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation piano

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The piece celebrates a decisive battle (also known as Sadova) in the Austro-Prussian War of 1866 after which Bismarck of Prussia excluded Austria from German affairs. Following the Franco-Prussian war of 1870, the German Empire was created under Prussian leadership in 1871.