Die Zerstörung Jerusalems, Op.24 (Hiller, Ferdinand)

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Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Fr. Kistner, n.d.[1842]. Plate 1303.
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Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Fr. Kistner, n.d.[1874]. Plate 4228.
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Work Title Die Zerstörung Jerusalems
Alternative. Title Oratorium nach der heiligen Schrift von Dr. Steinheim
Composer Hiller, Ferdinand
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.24
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IFH 75
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 47 movements
First Publication. 1842 – Leipzig: Fr. Kistner
Librettist Salomon Ludwig Steinheim (1789-1866)
Language German
Dedication Seinem Freunde Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy (Felix Mendelssohn)
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Voices: 2 sopranos, alto, 3 tenors, baritone, bass + mixed chorus (SATB)
Orchestra: 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets (B, A, C), 2 bassoons,
4 horns (E, C, D, A, E, G, F, B basso), 2 trumpets (E, A, E, D, F, C),
3 trombones, timpani, strings)

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Roles:

Zedekia, König in Juda (tenor)
Chamital, seine Mutter (sopran)
Jeremias (bariton)
Achicam, eine frommer Israelit (tenor)
Hanna, seine Schwester (alt)
Eine israelitsche Jungfrau (sopran)
Ein Herold (bass)
Ein Flüchtling (tenor)
Chor des Volkes, babylonische Krieger, etc.