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Hummel, Johann Nepomuk

Die Eselshaut
Other title: Die blaue Insel
Opera in 3 acts
  • Work information

    Scoring summary: Coro, orch, bc
    Text author: Gewey, Franz Xaver Karl [Ascertained]
    Language: German
    Genre: Operas
  • Source description

    Title on source: [title page, p.1:] Die Eselhaut | oder | blaue Insel | die Musick von | H.rn Kapellm. Joh. Nep. Hummel
    • score: 498p.
      Manuscript copy: 1700-1799 (; 23,5 x 31 cm
      Notes on material: Bound by the Library of Congress; modern pencil pagination
  • Incipits

    1.1.1 vl, 6/8 Ouverture. Larghetto molto; EIncipit Nr. 1.1.1
    1.2.1 fl 1, c/ Allegretto; FIncipit Nr. 1.2.1
    1.3.1 c/ LargoIncipit Nr. 1.3.1
    1.4.1 cor 1, c Adagio non troppoIncipit Nr. 1.4.1
    1.4.2 S Coro, c Adagio non troppo; aIncipit Nr. 1.4.2 – O du der Eseln erster unterm Monde
  • Further notes

    Scoring: Coro S, Coro A, Coro T, Coro B, vl (2), vla, vlc, fl (2), ob (2), cl (2), fag (2), cor (2), tr (2), trb (3), timp, bc
    Notes: According to Grove|6: first performed 10.3.1814 Wien, Theater an der Wien
    [gilt lettering on the spine:] "HUMMEL | DIE ESELHAUT | ODER | BLAUE INSEL"
    Bibliographic reference: Grove|6 vol.8, p.787
Library (siglum) shelfmark: US-Wc  M1500.H93 E7 Case
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