Marionettes, Op.38 (MacDowell, Edward)

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Original version

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Publisher. Info. Breslau: Julius Hainauer, 1888. Plate J. 3222 H.
Misc. Notes 6 movements
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Publisher. Info. Boston: Arthur P. Schmidt, 1901. Plate A.P.S.5520-15.
Misc. Notes High-resolution scans With title page artwork by G.C. Parker. Files #219352 & 219353: This file is part of the Sibley Mirroring Project.
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General Information

Work Title Marionettes
Alternative. Title Eight Little Pianoforte Pieces
Marionetten ; Sechs kleine Klavierstücke
Composer MacDowell, Edward
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.38
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IEM 27
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 6 (1888) or 8 (1901) pieces
  • 1888 Version
  1. Soubrette
  2. Liebhaber
  3. Bube
  4. Liebhaberin
  5. Clown
  6. Hexe
  • 1901 Version
  1. Prologue
  2. Soubrette
  3. Lover
  4. Witch
  5. Clown
  6. Villain
  7. Sweetheart
  8. Epilogue
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1888; 1901
First Publication. 1888 – Breslau: Julius Hainauer; 1901 – Boston: Arthur P. Schmidt
Dedication Miss. Cornelia L. Nevins (The composer's sister-in-law)
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation piano

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First published in 1888 by Julius Hainauer / G. Schirmer, MacDowell revised the work in 1901. The revised version was issued that same year by Arthur P. Schmidt, Boston.
Publication first announced in Hofmeister's Monatsbericht (1888), p.474