Um Mitternacht, WAB 90 (Bruckner, Anton)
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Edited from manuscripts stored at the Austrian National Library under signatory A-WnMus.Hs.19768 and St. Florian Abbey under signatory A-SF20-72. See also www.bruckner-online.at. This edition is the first one which was slightly revised on recommendation of Eduard Kremser, who conducted the Wiener Männergesangverein. This performance brought Bruckner the first unquestioned succes in Vienna. The Revised version in available under IMSLP #262848.
|Work Title||Um Mitternacht (II)|
|Opus/Catalogue Number||WAB 90|
|Year/Date of Composition||1886|
|First Performance||1886 April 15|
|First Publication||1911 – Vienna: Universal Edition|
|Librettist||Robert Eduard Prutz (1816–1872)|
|Composer Time Period||Romantic|
|Instrumentation||Voices: tenor; male chorus (TTBB)|
|External Links||Wikipedia article,
Bruckner discography pages (WAB 90), ,
|Secular choruses by Anton Bruckner|
- Premiere date from RISM (premiere date given in the foreword is somewhat later.)
A first version WAB 89 for alto solo, 4-part men's chorus and piano dates from 1864; this is the second, a capella version dating from 1886.