Eurydice in Tartarus, Op.47 (Kuhlau, Friedrich)

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For Piano 4 hands (Composer)

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Publisher. Info. Copenhagen: Samfundet til Udgivelse af Dansk Musik, 1877. Plate D.M. X.
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Work Title Eurydice in Tartarus
Alternative. Title Euridice in Tartarus. Lyrisk-dramatiske scene ; Scene aus einem ungedruckten Singspiel
Composer Kuhlau, Friedrich
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.47
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IFK 17
First Performance. 1816-06-17
Copenhagen: Kongelige Teater
First Publication. 1816 (libretto)
Librettist Jens Baggesen (1764-1826)
Language Danish
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Classical
Instrumentation Voices, Orchestra
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Instrumentation of overture according to DK-Kk (which has the parts): 2 vl I, vl II, vla, vlc-cb, b, fl I/II, ob I/II, cl I/II, fag I/II, cor I/II, tr I/II, trb, timp, kl

After a singspiel by Jens Baggesen. (As noted on e.g. the printed libretto.)

"One of these, the coloratura soprano, Minna Becker, followed Kuhlau back to Copenhagen where she appeared in several concerts. At the last of these, she gave the first performance of a lyric-dramatic scene Eurydice in Tartarus, which Kuhlau had written especially for her." - from