The Wreckers (Smyth, Ethel)

Sheet Music



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Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, [1911].
Misc. Notes Scanned from a rather damaged score, some staves missing measures. Usable. Worldcat gives the publication date of this score as ©1911. A Universal Edition co-edition of this has plate UE 18684, but the B&H edition seems not to have plates.
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Act II: Prelude to 'On the Cliffs of Cornwall'

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Engraver Leipzig: F.M. Geidel.
Publisher. Info. London: Novello & Co., 1909.
Misc. Notes Possibly Hathitrust. Orchestrated for piccolo, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, English horn, 2 clarinets, bass clarinet, 2 bassoons, contrabassoon, 4 horns in F, 2 trumpets in C, 3 trombones, tuba, 3 timpani, large, small and tenor drums (gran cassa, tamburo piccolo e tamburo tenore), cymbals, triangle, tamtam, bells or glockenspiel, harp, strings.
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Vocal Scores

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Language German / English
Translator H. Decker and John Bernhoff (fl.1890s-fl.1940), German text
Publisher. Info. Vienna: Universal Edition, 1916. Plate U.E. 5516.
Reprinted London: Forsyth Brothers, Ltd., n.d.
Misc. Notes This file is part of the Sibley Mirroring Project.
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General Information

Work Title The Wreckers ; Standrecht
Alternative. Title Lyrical Drama in Three Acts
Name Aliases Les Naufrageurs
Authorities WorldCat; Wikipedia; VIAF: 183679656; BNF: 139788430
Composer Smyth, Ethel
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IES 16
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 3 acts
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1902-04
First Performance. 1906-11-11 in Leipzig: Neues Theater (in German)
First Publication. 1906
Librettist Alma Strettell (1856-1939) and Ethel Smyth
after Les naufrageurs by Henry Bennet Brewster (1850-1908)
Language English
Dedication A la mémoire de Prince Edmond de Polignac
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation voices, chorus, orchestra
External Links Wikipedia article

Misc. Comments

Publication: original version vocal score without cuts in 1906 (See Hathitrust catalog entry and full view - Harvard); "On the Cliffs of Cornwell" - 1909 ; overture - 1911 (WorldCat) ; complete vocal score and "Ballade und Elegie" - published 1916.