Verzweifle nicht im Schmerzenstal, Op.93 (Schumann, Robert)

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Editor Clara Schumann (1819-1896)
Publisher. Info. Robert Schumanns Werke, Serie 9
Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, 1879-1912. Plate R.S. 83.
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Work Title Verzweifle nicht im Schmerzensthal
Alternative. Title Motette für doppelten Männerchor m. Begl. der Orgel ad lib
Composer Schumann, Robert
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.93
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IRS 159
Key B-flat major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 5
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1850
First Performance. 1850 (June?)
First Publication. 1851
Librettist Friedrich Rückert (after Abu Mohammed al Kasim Harîrî)
Language German
Average DurationAvg. Duration 20-25 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation 2 TTBB Choruses, Orchestra (2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons, 2 horns, 2 trumpets, 3 trombones, timpani, strings), Organ (ad lib.)
External Links Preface by Benjamin-Gunnar Cohrs, 2005

Misc. Comments

There is also an a cappella version in manuscript.