Kleider machen Leute, Op.12 (Zemlinsky, Alexander von)

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Original Version (1910)

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Editor First edition
Engraver Leipzig: C.G. Röder.
Publisher. Info. Berlin: Ed. Bote & G. Bock, 1910. Plate B. & B. 17400.
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Publisher. Info. Vienna: Universal Edition, 1922. Plate U.E. 7106.
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Work Title Kleider machen Leute
Alternative. Title Musikalische Komödie . "Clothes make the man" (rough translation of title)
Composer Zemlinsky, Alexander von
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.12
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IAZ 10
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's Prelude and 3 Acts (original version)
Prelude and 2 Acts (revised version)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1907-09, rev. 1922
First Performance. 1910 December 2, Vienna: Volksoper (original version)
1922 April 22, Prague: Neues Deutsches Theater (revised version)
First Publication. 1910 (first version)

1922 (rev. version)

Librettist Leo Feld (1869-1924) (after the tale of the same name by Gottfried Keller (writer, 1819-1890))
Language German
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Vocal soloists, Chorus, Orchestra
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Op.12, according to Beaumont, Zemlinsky, p.481. There is also a 6 Gesänge Op.12 published 1914.