The Sorceress, Op.164 (Ries, Ferdinand)



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Editor First edition
Language English / German
Translator Johann Baptist Rousseau (1802–1867), German text
Publisher. Info. Bonn: N. Simrock, n.d.[1832]. Plate 2993.
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Publisher. Info. London: W. Hawes, n.d. Plate 611.
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General Information

Work Title The Sorceress
Alternative. Title Liska oder die Hexe von Gyllensteen
Composer Ries, Ferdinand
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.164
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IFR 99
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 2 acts
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1831 June-July
First Publication. 1832 – Bonn: N. Simrock / London: Hawes
Librettist Edward Fitzball (1792-1873)
Language English
Dedication Elisabeth, Crown Princess of Prussia
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation 3 sopranos, 2 tenors, 3 basses, mixed chorus (SATB), orchestra

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Not sure who Princess Elisabeth is- perhaps Elizabeth Mikhailovna (1826-1845) (whose Grandmother Empress Elizabeth died in 1826)?