Zaide, K.344/336b (Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus)



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Editor Series V editors (exact editor not specified)
Julius Rietz, Paul Waldersee, Victor Wilder
Franz Wüllner
Publisher. Info. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozarts Werke, Serie V:
Opern, Bd.5, No.11
(, 1-123)
Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, 1881. Plate W.A.M. 344.
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Work Title Zaide
Alternative. Title Das Serail
Composer Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. K.344 ; K⁶.336b
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 2 acts (incomplete)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1779–80
First Performance. 1866-01-27 in Frankfurt
First Publication. 1838 or earlier
NMA gives 1838 for publication date in discussing the André publication : "Offenbach a.M. im Jahr 1838". HMB lists an André piano reduction/vocal score(?) in an early 1839 issue.
Librettist Johann Andreas Schachtner (1731-1795)
Language German
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Classical
Piece Style Classical
Instrumentation voices, orchestra
Zaide (soprano)
Gomatz (tenor)
Allazim (bass)
Sultan Soliman (tenor)
Osmin (bass)
Zaram, captain of the Guard (spoken)
Four Slaves (tenor)
2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 bassoons
2 horns (F/E/E/D/C/B alto, G), 2 trumpets (D)
timpani, strings, continuo (harpsichord)
External Links Wikipedia article
NMA score
NMA report (German)

Misc. Comments

Operas by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

NMA lists 10 characters in all (one with only a speaking part, as sometimes in Singspiele.)