Franciscus, Op.36 (Tinel, Edgar)
John Fenton, English text
London: Breitkopf & Härtel, 1893. Plate 20010.
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Arrangements and Transcriptions
For Organ (Jongen)
For Organ (de Pauw)
|Year/Date of Composition||1886-88|
|First Performance||1898?, Dresden, August Trenkler conducting, Gewerbe-Haus Orchestra|
|Librettist||Lodewijk de Koninck (1838-1924)|
|Dedication||To Constance Teichmann|
|Instrumentation||Voices: soprano, mezzo-soprano, 2 tenors, baritone, bass + mixed chorus (SSAATTBB)|
Orchestra: 2 piccolos, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons + 4 horns, 3 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba + kettle drums, big drum, cymbals, triangle, timbrel, gong + 4 harps + organ + strings
Trauermarsch published separately in B&H's Orchesterbibliothek series in 1895.
Premiere information according to 1898 December 1 (page 825) Musical Times, volume 39 (not perfectly clear whether world or local premiere is meant but seems the former is.)