Musik zu Hebbel's Nibelungen, Op.47 (Lassen, Eduard)

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Arrangements and Transcriptions

For Piano 4 hands

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Engraver Leipzig: C.G. Röder.
Publisher. Info. Breslau: Julius Hainauer, n.d.[1873]. Plate J. 1208 H.
Misc. Notes Original images: 150dpi, color jpg files approx. 1500 by 1870 pixels. Editing: re-sampled to 600dpi, converted to black and white tif files, de-skewed, and set uniform margins.
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General Information

Work Title Musik zu Hebbel's Nibelungen
Alternative. Title Elf Characterbilder für Orchester
Composer Lassen, Eduard
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.47
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IEL 13
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 11 pieces.
  1. Vorspiel. Der gehörnte Siegfried und der Wurf mit den Recken.
  2. Brunhild auf Island.
  3. Brunhild im Kampfe und Siegfried mit der Nebelkappe.
  4. Der Streit zwischen Kriemhild und Brunhild.
  5. Hagen und Kriemhild.
  6. Die Jagd und Siegfrieds Tod.
  7. Kriemhild's Verzweiflung.
  8. Bechlarn. Giselher und Gudrun.
  9. Das Heunenland.
  10. Volker.
  11. Der Nibelungen Noth.
First Performance. 1861 May 18, Weimar, Großherzogliches Theater (as incidental music)
First Publication. 1873 – Breslau: Julius Hainauer
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Orchestra
External Links RISM 280001167 (Incidental music versions? -- Nibelungen I (Der gehörnte Siegfried) and II (Siegfrieds Tod)) (these were premiered 1861 January 31)

RISM 280001168 (Nibelungen III (Kriemhilds Rache)) (manuscript copies at Liszt-Hochschule, Weimar) (premiered 1861 May 18)

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Actually, I'd argue with the description in the alternative title. The description at RISM makes it seem much more like incidental music - or perhaps this is an orchestral version/suite from, or deriving indirectly from, the incidental music, which seems to be scored for brass and organ only.