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|Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No.||Op.36|
|I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No.||IET 3|
|Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp.||1886-88|
|First Performance.||1888 August 22, Malines|
|Librettist||Lodewijk de Koninck (1838-1924)|
|Dedication||To Constance Teichmann|
|Composer Time PeriodComp. Period||Romantic|
|Instrumentation||Voices: soprano, mezzo-soprano, 2 tenors, baritone, bass + mixed chorus (SSAATTBB)|
Orchestra: 2 piccolos, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons + 4 horns, 3 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba + kettle drums, big drum, cymbals, triangle, timbrel, gong + 4 harps + organ + strings
Trauermarsch published separately in B&H's Orchesterbibliothek series in 1895.
Premiere information according to 1898 December 1 (page 825) Musical Times, volume 39 (not perfectly clear whether world or local premiere is meant but seems the former is) ? -- No- that seems to be local premiere; world premiere actually 1888 August 22 in Tinel's workplace-town, Malines (now Mechelen?), Belgium. Performed in New York and in Boston in 1893. Seeand also (remarks on international journal reports of the premiere.)
Libretto published 1888 or so (by Schmid?) according to Bibliographie de Belgique.