The Wizard of Oz (Tietjens, Paul)

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Arrangements and Transcriptions


For Piano solo (Anderson)

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Bekayess (2013/1/26)

Arranger Hilding Anderson (fl. 1901-1942)
Publisher. Info. New York: M. Witmark & Sons, 1902.
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General Information

Work Title The Wizard of Oz
Alternative. Title
Composer Tietjens, Paul
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IPT 5
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's Prologue, 3 Acts
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1902
First Performance. 1902-06-16 in Chicago, Grand Opera House
First Publication. 1902
Librettist L. Frank Baum (1856-1919)
Language English
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Voices, Chorus, Orchestra

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Chorus, I should imagine, for the munchkins at least?...

I seem to recall that several of Baum's 15? 16? Oz books were staged and that at least one was written with a view to stage production (rather than this being a happy eventuality). (This is of course a production of the first book though changed in several details- though not as much so as the best-known movie, which just for example condenses the four witches into three.) - Schissel (Should L. Frank or, given our preference not to use abbreviations, Lyman Frank Baum be used, re librettist?)