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Rheinberger, Josef Gabriel

[ascertained]

Christoforus

  • Work information

    Scoring summary: V (5), Coro, orch
    Catalog of works: IrmR op.120
    Opus no.: op.120
    Text: Hoffnaass, Franziska von [ascertained] ; Egerton, Seymour
    Language: German, English
    Genre: Oratorios
  • Source description

    Title on source: [score, title page:] Christoforus. | Legende | Gedicht von F. von Hoffnaass | (engl. Uebersetzung von Symour Egerton) | componirt für | Soli, Chor und Orchester | von | Josef Rheinberger. | Op.120. | [....] | Leipzig, Fr. Kistner.
    Material:
    • 30 parts: 8, 9, 11, 9, 9, 16, 14, 14, 14, 8, 6, 2, 8, 8, 10, 9, 10, 10, 8, 8, 5, 5, 4, 4, 4, 6, 3, 6, 1, 1p. - Solo: S, A, T, Coro: T 2, B 2, vl 1, 2, vlc, b, fl 1, 2, fl.picc, ob 1, 2, cl 1 in B|b, 2, fag 1, 2, cor 1 in F, 2, tr 1 in C, 2, trb 1, 2, b-trb, bariton, arp, timp, triangolo, piatti
      Manuscript; Different sizes
      Notes on material: other parts missing
    • score: 202p.
      Druck
    • short score (piano score): 93p.
      Druck
    • 27 parts: 18, 18, 18, 18, 18, 18, 18, 18, 18, 18, 18, 18, 18, 18, 18,, 21, 19, 19, 28, 28p. - Coro: S (4x), A (5x), T (5x), B (8x), vl 1, 2, vla, vlc and b (2x)
      Druck; Different sizes
      Notes on material: other parts missing
  • Incipits

    1.1.1 vl 1, c Ouverture. Adagio; cIncipit Nr. 1.1.1
    1.1.2 fag 1, c/ Allegro; cIncipit Nr. 1.1.2
    1.2.1 S coro, c 1.Teil. Tempo moderato; cIncipit Nr. 1.2.1 – Es lebt' vor grauen Zeiten ein Held im Morgenland; T'was in the far bright Mornland a warrior dwelt of old
    1.3.1 Bariton solo Der Riese, c 2.Teil. Tempo moderato; dIncipit Nr. 1.3.1 – Satan cowardly friend ist this then thy might; Satan feiger Gesell ist dies deine Macht
  • Further notes

    Scoring: S (2), A, T, Bariton, Coro S, Coro A, Coro T, Coro B, vl (2), vla, vlc, b, fl (2), fl.picc, ob (2), cl (2), fag (2), cor (2), tr (2), trb (3), bombardone, timp, triangolo, piatti, b-trb, arp, pf (orch)
    Dedicatee: Maria Theresia, Königin von Bayern
    Roles: Des Christkind's Stimme (S) , Lockende Stimme (S) , Warnende Stimme (A) , Einsiedler (T) , Der Riese
    Notes: Widmung zu Beginn der Komposition
    Literature: RepertoriumSchweiz 
  • Provenance

    Former shelfmarks: Mw 511 [piano score]; 109,3 [parts]
Library (siglum) shelfmark: CH-E  Mw 111 [score]
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