Faust (Spohr, Louis)
Revised Edition (1852)
Leipzig: C.F. Peters, . Plate 3923.
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Leipzig: C.F. Peters, n.d. (ca.1822). Plate 1769.
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Arrangements and Transcriptions
For Piano solo (Ulrich)
For Piano (Kleinmichel)
For 4 Violins (Dello)
|Alternative Title||Romantische Oper in zwei Akten / Grosse Oper in drei Akten|
|Opus/Catalogue Number||WoO 51 ; Op.60 (Overture) ; 1852 additions = WoO 51a / Op.60a|
|Movements/Sections||2 or 3 Acts|
|Year/Date of Composition||1813 (May-September), rev. 1852|
|First Performance||1816-09-01 in Prague: Estates Theatre (original version) (overture premiered by 1814)|
1852-07-15 in London: Covent Garden (revised version)
|First Publication||1822 - Leipzig (original version)|
1853 - Leipzig (revised version)
|Librettist||Josef Karl Bernard (1780-1850)|
|Instrumentation||Vocal soloists, Chorus, Orchestra|
|External Links||Wikipedia article|
Discussed e.g. by Brown (1984) pp.75–84 (Brown regards it as a "milestone in the development of German opera whose significance has too often been overshadowed by Weber's Der Freischütz (1821)".
A Paris: Maurice Schlesinger edition from ca.1830s (plate M.S. 955) is at the Anna Amalia Bibliothek.
Overture published separately by Peters, announced separately by AMZ in the October 1823 Intelligenzblatt supplement with Spohr's quartet Op.61.