Neujahrslied, Op.144 (Schumann, Robert)

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Editor Clara Schumann
Publisher. Info. Robert Schumanns Werke, Serie 9
Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, 1887. Plate R.S. 93.
Misc. Notes (Possibly more of an n.d.(1887) but not supported by this template. Anycase, this volume of the Complete Edition was published in 1887. See Hofmeister's Monatsbericht (1887), p.103.) (Also, on page 3: "Ausgegeben 1887." Not exactly a copyright notice, but...)
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General Information

Work Title Neujahrslied
Alternative. Title
Composer Schumann, Robert
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.144
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IRS 101
Key E-flat major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1 movement, 7 sections
Text Incipit Mit eherner Zunge da ruft es - gebt Acht!
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1849/orchestrated 1850
First Performance. 1851 January 11?, Düsselsdorf
First Publication. 1861 – Winterthur: J. Rieter-Biedermann
Hofmeister's Monatsbericht (1861), p.232
Librettist Friedrich Rückert (1788-1866)
Language German
Average DurationAvg. Duration 15–19 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation solo baritone, SATB Chorus, Orchestra (flutes, oboes, clarinets (B), bassoons, 2 (valve) horns (E), trumpets, 4 trombones, timpani, strings)
External Links RISM 464000017 (description of autograph ms at SB Berlin)