Sleeping Beauty, WoO.19 (Raff, Joachim)

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Publisher. Info. Holograph manuscript, n.d.(ca.1855).
Misc. Notes Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin (D-B): Raff, J. 14 N
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General Information

Work Title Sleeping Beauty
Alternative. Title Dornröschen, Märchen-Epos in 4 Teilen
Composer Raff, Joachim
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. WoO.19
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IJR 168
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 4 acts
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1855
First Performance. 1856/05/24, Großherzogliches Hoftheater Weimar
Librettist Wilhelm Genast (1822-1887)
Language German
Average DurationAvg. Duration 3 hours
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation voices, chorus, orchestra
Voices (soprano, alto, tenor, bass)
Mixed Chorus (SSATB)
piccolo, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons
4 horns, cornet, 2 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba
timpani, bass drum, triangle, strings

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Hrm. Ok, what would be a good translation of Märchen-Epos if not fairy-opera?