Musik zu Goethes Faust, Op.57 (Lassen, Eduard)
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II. Teil. No.3. Polonaise in E major
Breslau: Julius Hainauer, . Plate J. 1868 H.
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.
Breslau: Julius Hainauer, . Plate J. 1766, 1767 H.
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|Work Title||Musik zu Goethes Faust|
|Year/Date of Composition||1876|
|First Publication||1877 – Breslau: Julius Hainauer|
|Librettist||Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749–1832)|
|Composer Time Period||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
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-(part I); (Part II).
Once (1886 October) conducted by Gustav Mahler (who never conducted Liszt's Faust-symphony or Schumann's Faust-scenes.)