Feuersnot, Op.50 (Strauss, Richard)



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Publisher. Info. Berlin: Adolph Fürstner, 1910. Plate A. 9028 F.
Misc. Notes 600 dpi
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Arranger Otto Singer II (1865–1931), piano reduction
Publisher. Info. Berlin: Adolph Fürstner, 1901. Plate A. 5206 F.
Misc. Notes 600dpi . Despite the copyright, this may have been issued in 1908. See Hofmeister's Monatsbericht (1908), p.247. (Sometimes copyrights on arrangements are misleading.)
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For Piano solo (Singer)

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Arranger Otto Singer II (1865–1931)
Publisher. Info. Berlin: Adolph Fürstner, 1901. Plate A. 5250 F.
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Generoso (2011/6/29)

Arranger Hugo Dechert (1860-1923)
Publisher. Info. Berlin: Adolph Fürstner, 1912. Plate A. 6410 F.
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General Information

Work Title Feuersnot
Alternative. Title Beltane Fire. Ein Singgedicht in einem Akt
Name Translations Погасшие огни; 火の危機; Згаслі вогні
Authorities WorldCat; Wikipedia; VIAF: 179905075; LCCN: n85119722; GND: 300156529; BNF: 13919885x
Composer Strauss, Richard
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.50 ; TrV 203
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IRS 27
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1 act
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1900-01
First Performance. 1901-11-21 in Dresden: Semperoper
Ernst von Schuch (conductor)
First Publication. 1901
Librettist Ernst von Wolzogen (1855-1934)
Language German
Dedication Friedrich Roesch
Average DurationAvg. Duration 70 Minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Voices, Men's chorus, Children's chorus, Orchestra
Schweiker von Gundelfingen, the bailiff: (low tenor)
Ortolf Sentlinger, the mayor: (low bass)
Diemut, Ortolf's daughter: (high soprano/dramatic)
Elsbeth, Ortolf's friend: (mezzo-soprano)
Wigelis, Ortolf's friend: (low contralto)
Margret, Ortolf's friend: (high soprano)
Kunrad, the alchemist: (high baritone)
Jörg Pöschel, the Leitgeb: (low bass)
Hämmerlein, the haberdasher: (baritone)
Kofel, the blacksmith: (bass)
Kunz Gilgenstock, the baker and brewer: (bass)
Ortlieb Tulbeck, the cooper: (high tenor)
Ursula, his wife: (contralto)
Ruger Asbeck, the potter: (tenor)
Walpurg, his wife: (high soprano)
Men and Children's chorus (SATB)
Citizens, women, children, retainers
3 flutes (3rd doubles piccolo), 3 oboes (3rd doubles english horn)
2 clarinets (A), clarinet (D) (also bass clarinet (A)), 3 bassoons (3rd doubles contrabassoon)
4 horns (F, E, D, A), 3 trumpets (B, C), 3 trombones, bass tuba
Timpani, Percussion
(Bass drum, snare drum, triangle, cymbals, castanets, tambourine, glockenspiel)
2 harps, strings (16,16,12,10,8)
Incidental music
Percussion: glockenspiel, 2 snare drums
Harmonium, harp, violin, cello
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