Palestrina, WoO17 (Pfitzner, Hans)

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3 Preludes

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Schissel (2011/6/12)

Publisher. Info. Berlin: Adolph Fürstner, 1916. Plate A.7424 F.
Reprinted Vienna: Wiener Philharmonischer Verlag A.G., No.269, n.d.
Misc. Notes This file is part of the Sibley Mirroring Project. Preface by Bernhard Paumgartner (1882–1971) removed - these can be found at Sibley and downloaded within the US only.
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General Information

Work Title Palestrina
Alternative. Title Musikalische Legende 3 Akte
Composer Pfitzner, Hans
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. WoO17
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IHP 20
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 3 acts
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1912–15
First Performance. 1917 June 12 Munich, Prinzregententheater
First Publication. 1916 – Berlin: Fürstner
Librettist Felix Wolfes (1892–1971)
Language German
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation Voices, Chorus, Orchestra
2 Piccolos, alto flute, 4 Flutes, 3 oboes (English horn),
4 clarinets, bass clarinet, 4 bassoons, contrabassoon,
6 horns, 4 trumpets, 4 trombones, tuba,
timpani, percussion, 2 harps, celesta, 2 mandolins, strings

On stage

2 piccolos, 2 clarinets, 3 mandolins, guitar, organ, glockenspiel, tam-tam gong
External Links Wikipedia article

Misc. Comments

also pub. in 1916 by Mainz: Schott. PD-US-only because of librettist.