Ouvertüre zu einem Trauerspiel, Op.18 (Bargiel, Woldemar)

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Editor First edition
Engraver Leipzig: C.G. Röder.
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Bartholf Senff, n.d.[1859]. Plate 238.
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Work Title Ouvertüre zu einem Trauerspiel
Alternative. Title Ouvertüre zu Romeo und Julia (original title, dropped by the composer.)
Composer Bargiel, Woldemar
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.18
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IWB 12
Key E minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1 (Adagio - Allegro)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1857
First Performance. 1858 December 2
First Publication. 1859 – Leipzig: Bartholf Senff
Average DurationAvg. Duration 15 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Orchestra: 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets (A), 2 bassoons, 4 horns (2 in E, 2 in C), 2 trumpets (E), 3 trombones, timpani, strings
Primary Sources D-B Mus.ms.autogr. W. Bargiel 2 N (autograph score, 1857)
D-B Mus.ms.autogr. W. Bargiel 3 N (autograph sketches, particell, ... 1856)

Misc. Comments

MPH issued this in 2015 with a preface by Dean Cáceres (item 1769.) (See MPH.)

Toccata Classics gives 1856 for composition date. There are 2 recordings as of March 2017, on Toccata Classics and on Sterling. The autograph is dated 1857 and is digitized, so one supposes neither 1856 (Toccata) nor 1858 (Musicweb) is quite right... (but there are autograph sketches dated as early as 1856.)