Orchestral Prelude to Shakespeare's Macbeth, WoO.50 (Raff, Joachim)



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Edward MacDowell (1860–1908) (possibly made for copyright claim)
Publisher. Info. Boston: Arthur P. Schmidt, 1891. Plate S. 113.
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Work Title Orchestral Prelude to Shakespeare's Macbeth
Alternative. Title
Composer Raff, Joachim
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. WoO.50
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IJR 71
Key C minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1879
First Performance. 1882-01-13 — Wiesbaden, Kurhaus: Louis Lüstner (conductor)
First Publication. 1891 – Boston: Arthur P. Schmidt
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Orchestra: piccolo, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets (B), 2 bassoons + 2 horns (F), 2 trumpets (F), 3 trombones + timpani, tamburo militare (field drum) + strings
External Links Detailed description at Raff.org
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