Manasse, Op.16 (Hegar, Friedrich)

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Engraver Leipzig: F.M. Geidel.
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Gebrüder Hug, n.d.[1890]. Plate G.H.926.
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Work Title Manasse
Alternative. Title Dramatisches Gedicht in drei Scenen
Composer Hegar, Friedrich
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.16
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IFH 5
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 3 Scenes
First Publication. 1890
Librettist Joseph Viktor Widmann (1842-1911)
Language German
Dedication Frau Bodmer-Pestalozzi
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation 4 vocal soloists, Chorus, Orchestra
InstrDetail Orchestra: 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons, 4 horns, 2 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba, timpani, strings
Primary Sources CH-Bu kr XXV 5e; Nachlass Friedrich Hegar (1841-1927) (47 pages of autograph sketches of part 3)
CH-Bu kr XXV 5g; Nachlass Friedrich Hegar (full score of part 2. First scene is missing from this full score)

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Characters: "Nicaso (S) , Manasse (T) , Esra (Bariton) , Ein Bote (B)".

Instrumental detail from description of print score and parts copies at D-SHm Mus.C57:1. Full score published in 1892. Premiere conducted by Franz Wüllner (see CH-Bu kr XXV 5a.)