Merlin, WoO 30 (Draeseke, Felix)

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Publisher. Info. Felix Draeseke, 1913
Misc. Notes several doubled pages omitted 2013/9/17
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Work Title Merlin
Alternative. Title
Composer Draeseke, Felix
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. WoO 30
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IFD 25
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 3 acts
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1900/1903-1906
First Performance. 1906 in Gotha (pre-revision); 1913? (post-revision)
First Publication. 1913
Librettist Felix Draeseke
Language German
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation 2 sopranos, mezzo-soprano, 2 tenors, Bariton, 2 basses + mixed chorus (SATB); + full orchestra: piccolo, 2 flutes, 2/3 oboes, English horn, 2 clarinets (A/Bb), 2 bassoons, contrabassoon + 4 horns (F), 4 trumpets (A/Bb), long/baroque trumpet (C/Db), 3 trombones, tuba + timpani, cymbals, triangel, tamburin, bass drum, harp + strings; offstage: organ, 2 trumpets (D), 2 long/baroque trumpets (C), 3 trombones, cymbals, tamtam

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Premiered in Gotha in 1906, "but later revised somewhat in August". (, chronicle, 1900-1913)