Traumkönig und sein Lieb, Op.66 (Raff, Joachim)

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Publisher. Info. Mainz: Schott, n.d.[1875]. Plate 14163.
Misc. Notes Original images: ca.220dpi, color jpg files approx. 1650 by 2650 pixels. Editing: re-sampled to 600dpi, converted to black and white tif files, de-skewed, and set uniform margins. Lots of faint note stems despite setting a high b/w threshold resulting in lots of specks. The vocal score appeared 18 years earlier; this is the first edition of the full score.
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Work Title Traumkönig und sein Lieb
Alternative. Title Dichtung von Geibel . The Dream-King and his Love
Composer Raff, Joachim
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.66
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IJR 141
Key F major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1 movement in several sections.
  1. Mäßig langsam ( = 72) -
  2. Ein wenig langsamer (D major) (die Viertel im vorigen Zeitmaß) -
  3. Doppelt so schnell als zuvor, die Achtel wie zuvor die Sechszehntel (A major) later B major -
  4. Etwas langsamer (F major again) -
  5. Wie zu Anfang
Text Incipit Süss schlummert das Mägdlein im Kämmerlein
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1854 November, Weimar
First Performance. 1855-5-20, Weimar
Emilie Genast, soprano
Composer conducting
First Publication. 1857 – Mainz: Schott (vocal score)
1875 – Mainz: Schott (full score and parts)
Librettist Emanuel Geibel (1815–1884)
Language German
Dedication Emilie Genast (1833-1905)
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Voices: soprano
Orchestra: 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets (C), 2 bassoons + 4 horns (F) + timpani + strings

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