Musik zu Goethes Faust, Op.57 (Lassen, Eduard)

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II. Teil. No.3. Polonaise in E major

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#101603 - 5.70MB, 21 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- V/V/V - 250x

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PMLP208253-eduardlassen polonaisefromfaust.pdf
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Breslau: Julius Hainauer, n.d.[1877]. Plate J. 1868 H.

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Misc. Notes:

Lassen set both of Goethe's two books of Faust (Faust I.Teil and Faust II.Teil) ; this is from the incidental music to the second, much less musically-set book.

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 Book 1
#104885 - 12.46MB, 117 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- V/V/V - 249x

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 Book 2
#104886 - 12.43MB, 118 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- V/V/V - 144x

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TN-ELassen Musik zu Goethes Faust, Op.57.jpg
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Breslau: Julius Hainauer, n.d.[1877]. Plate J. 1766, 1767 H.

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General Information

Work Title Musik zu Goethes Faust
Alternative Title
Composer Lassen, Eduard
Opus/Catalogue Number Op.57
Year/Date of Composition 1876
First Performance 1876-06-05
First Publication 1877 – Breslau: Julius Hainauer
Librettist Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749–1832)
Language German
Composer Time Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Voices: soli + mixed chorus (SSATTBB)
Orchestra: piccolo, 3 flutes, 2 oboes, English horn, 2 clarinets, bass clarinet, 2 bassoons + 4 horns, 3 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba + timpani, cymbals, tamburino, bells, tam-tam + strings


Misc. Comments

some earlier publication in part, I think- published in full piano-reduction in 1877.
(1876 dates from RISM.)
Music was written for a production of the two parts of Goethe's Faust by Otto Devrient (1838–1894).

Instrumentation and further information about parts 1 and 2 can be found at RISM- D-WRha DNT 496a(part I); D-WRha DNT 496b (Part II).

Once (1886 October) conducted by Gustav Mahler (who never conducted Liszt's Faust-symphony or Schumann's Faust-scenes.)

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