Der Thurm zu Babel, Op.80 (Rubinstein, Anton)

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Fitz William Rosier (1808–1882), English text

Publisher Info.:

New York: G. Schirmer, No.6, 1883. Plate 2792.


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Misc. Notes:

file 1 missing pp.34, 35 (duplicates of pp.36, 37 were in their place so the number of pages was right...). file 2 contains these pages (without color).
338577 This file is part of the Sibley Mirroring Project.


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General Information

Work Title Der Thurm zu Babel
Alternative Title The Tower of Babel, Sacred Opera in One Act. Oratorio.
Composer Rubinstein, Anton
Opus/Catalogue Number Op.80
Movements/Sections 1 act
Year/Date of Composition 1868/69
First Performance 1870-02-99 in Königsberg
First Publication 1870 - Leipzig: Bartholf Senff
Librettist Julius Rodenberg (1831–1914)
Language German
Average Duration 45 minutes
Composer Time Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Voices, chorus, orchestra
External Links Wikipedia article
Extra Information 2nd performance: Feb. 20, 1870 in Vienna
US premiere: May 1881, New York
Leopold Damrosch (conductor)

Details from Anton Rubinstein: a life in music by Philip Taylor (p.135)

Misc. Comments

Rodenberg also wrote the libretto to Feramors, as pointed out in his en-Wikipedia article.

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