Glückskind und Pechvogel, Op.177 (Reinecke, Carl)

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Language German / English
Translator William Grist (1840-1896), English translation
Publisher. Info. London: Augener & Co., No.9076, n.d. Plate 6324.
Misc. Notes The score is arranged with the same music on facing pages with German on the left and English on the right.
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Publisher. Info. Ouverturen für das Pianoforte zu vier Händen von Carl Reinecke
Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, n.d.[1886]. Plate V.A. 556.
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General Information

Work Title Glückskind und Pechvogel
Alternative. Title Märchen-Oper für Kinder
Composer Reinecke, Carl
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.177
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. ICR 29
First Publication. 1883 – Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel
Librettist the composer credited as Heinrich Carsten, after Richard von Volkmann's Träumereien an französischen Kaminen
Language German
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation 5 solo children's voices and children's chorus + piano 4 hands

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Two numbers (overture and ballet music) were later arranged for string orchestra but no evidence that the accompaniment was originally for orchestra.