Genoveva, Op.81 (Schumann, Robert)

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Editor Clara Schumann (1819–1896)
Publisher. Info. Robert Schumanns Werke, Serie IX.
Grössere Gesangwerke mit Orchester oder mehren Instrumenten

Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, 1879-1912. Plate R.S. 81.
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Misc. Notes Full score published in 1887. See Hofmeister's Monatsbericht (1887), p.103. (Though "Ausgegeben 1886" on the first page of the overture suggests that this score, including the overture, was issued in 1886, whatever HMB says.)
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Overture

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Editor Clara Schumann (1819–1896)
Publisher. Info. Robert Schumanns Werke, Serie II: Ouverturen
Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, 1882. Plate R.S. 6.
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Misc. Notes scan: score scanned at 600dpi (High Quality Scanning) This score includes measure numbers.
Part of the research project Romantic Overtures, 1820-1850 (#467357)
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Parts

Overture

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Generoso (2009/1/11)

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Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, n.d.(ca.1890).
Reprinted New York: E.F. Kalmus, n.d.(1933-70).
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Vocal Scores

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4 more: Act I • Act II • Act III • Act IV

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Arranger Clara Schumann (1819–1896), piano reduction
Language German
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: C. F. Peters, n.d.(1880). Plate 6443.
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Arranger Clara Schumann (1819–1896), piano reduction
Language English / German
Translator Louisa Vance (fl.1874?-87?), English text
Publisher. Info. London: Novello, Ewer and Co., n.d.[1887].
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Misc. Notes This file is part of the Sibley Mirroring Project. Mentioned as "just published" in The Musical Times..." March 1, 1887"! 1874 (or earlier) fl. date for Vance because an 1874 (September 1) MTimes mentions a Schumann "Faust" she translated.
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Arrangements and Transcriptions

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For Piano Solo (Kirchner)

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Arranger Theodor Kirchner (1823-1903)
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: C. F. Peters, n.d.[1880]. Plate 6340.
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Overture

For Piano and Harmonium (Reinhard)

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Arranger August Reinhard (1831-1912)
Publisher. Info. Berlin: Carl Simon, n.d.[1898]. Plate C.S. 2184.
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For Piano 4 hands (Horn)

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Arranger August Horn (1825–1893)
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: C.F. Peters, n.d.[1887]. Plate 7022.
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For Piano 4 hands

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Editor Louis Oesterle (1854–1932)
Publisher. Info. New York: G. Schirmer, 1909. Plate 21031.
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For Piano solo

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Publisher. Info. Leipzig: C.F. Peters, n.d.[1887]. Plate 7023
From collection: Ouverturen-Album
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Librettos

German

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Publisher. Info. Dresden: C. C. Meinhold & Söhne, n.d.(ca.1870s?).
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Matthew Bishop conducts the Florida State University Symphony Orchestra (overture only. November 8, 2014, Opperman Music Hall) Javascript is required to submit files.

General Information

Work Title Genoveva
Alternative. Title
Name Translations ゲノフェーファ; Геновева; Ջենովևա
Authorities WorldCat; Wikipedia; VIAF: 180230746; LCCN: nr92024587; GND: 300145055; BNF: 14013033m; BNE: XX3163841
Composer Schumann, Robert
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.81
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IRS 48
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 4 acts
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1847-9
First Performance. 1850-06-25 in Leipzig
First Publication. 1851
Librettist Johann Ludwig Tieck (1773-1853), Friedrich Hebbel (1813-1863)/Schumann
Language German
Average DurationAvg. Duration 2 hours
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Vocal: See below
Orchestra: 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons,
4 horns (2 valved, 2 natural), 2 trumpets, 3 trombones, timpani, strings
External Links Wikipedia article

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Roles

  • Genoveva, Siegfried's wife: Soprano
  • Golo, Siegfried's head servant: Tenor
  • Siegfried, Count of Brabante: Baritone
  • Hidulfus, Bishop of Trier: Baritone
  • Margaretha, a servant: Soprano
  • Drago, an old steward: Bass
  • Balthasar, Siegfried's servant: Bass
  • Caspar, a hunter: Baritone
  • Angelo: Baritone
  • Conrad, Siegfried's farmhand: Baritone
  • Chorus: SATB