Eurydice in Tartarus, Op.47 (Kuhlau, Friedrich)
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Arrangements and Transcriptions
For Piano 4 hands (Composer)
|Work Title||Eurydice in Tartarus|
|Alternative Title||Euridice in Tartarus. Lyrisk-dramatiske scene ; Scene aus einem ungedruckten Singspiel|
|First Publication||1816 (libretto)|
|Librettist||Jens Baggesen (1764-1826)|
|Composer Time Period||Romantic|
Instrumentation of overture according to DK-Kk (which has the parts): 2 vl I, vl II, vla, vlc-cb, b, fl I/II, ob I/II, cl I/II, fag I/II, cor I/II, tr I/II, trb, timp, kl
After a singspiel by Jens Baggesen. (As noted on e.g. the printed libretto.)
"One of these, the coloratura soprano, Minna Becker, followed Kuhlau back to Copenhagen where she appeared in several concerts. At the last of these, she gave the first performance of a lyric-dramatic scene Eurydice in Tartarus, which Kuhlau had written especially for her." -.