Die Hermannsschlacht, WoO 4 (Draeseke, Felix)

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Publisher. Info. Composer's autograph manuscript (holograph), n.d. (ca.1860?).
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Misc. Notes Original images: 180dpi color jpg files approx. 2000 by 2540 pixels. Date of 1860 handwritten in blue pencil on first page appears to be a latter addition. Score consists of the following: prelude to act 1, instructions for act 5 scene 4, and music from scene 14 to the end of the play. RISM
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Publisher. Info. Composer's autograph manuscript, n.d. (ca.1860?).
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Misc. Notes Original images: approx. 150dpi color jpgs approx. 2000 by 1600 pixels. Score consists of the following: incomplete prelude (pp.9-17), act 1 horn calls, act 3 Einzug der Römer (Marsch), horn calls at the end of act 3, prelude to act 5, bard chorus, battle music, finale. RISM
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Work Title Die Hermannsschlacht
Alternative. Title Musik zu Heinrich von Kleist´s Herrmannschlacht.
Composer Draeseke, Felix
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. WoO 4
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1860-?
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Voices: male chorus (TB)
Orchestra: 2 piccolos, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons + 4 horns, 2 trumpets, 4 trombones, 2 tenor tubas, 2 bass tubas + timpani, cymbals, bass drum, snare drum, tamtam + harp + strings


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Incidental music to the play by Heinrich von Kleist consisting of according to the first page of the full score manuscript: "Vorspiel, melodramatischer Musik zum Auftreten der Alraune, den beiden Bardenchören und zwei Fanfaren."