Jessonda, WoO 53 (Spohr, Louis)

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Scores

Complete (WoO 53)

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Editor Gustav Friedrich Kogel (1849-1921)
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Overture (Op.63)

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Parts

Overture (Op.63)

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13 more: Flute 1/Piccolo (E♭), Flute 2/Piccolo (E♭) • Oboe 1, 2 • Clarinet 1, 2 (A/B♭) • Bassoon 1, 2 • Horn 1, 2, 3, 4 (E♭, E♭, B/B♭/E♭, B/B♭/E♭) • Trumpet 1, 2 (E/E♭) • Trombone 1, 2, 3 (Alto, Tenor, Bass) • Timpani • Violins I • Violins II • Violas • Cellos • Basses

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Vocal Scores

Complete (WoO 53)

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Arranger Gustav Friedrich Kogel (1849-1921), piano reduction
Language German
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: C.F. Peters, n.d. (ca.1880). Plate 6178.
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Arrangements and Transcriptions

Complete

For Piano 4 Hands (Mockwitz)

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Arranger Friedrich Mockwitz (1785-1849)
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: C.F. Peters, n.d.(1826). Plate 1801, 1985.
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For Piano 4 hands

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Overture

For Piano 4 hands

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Editor Louis Oesterle (1854–1932)
Publisher. Info. New York: G. Schirmer, 1909. Plate 21032.
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For Piano (Ulrich)

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Arranger Hugo Ulrich (1827-1872)
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Leipzig: C. F. Peters, n.d.[1890]. Plate 7340.
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For Organ (Best)

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Arranger William Thomas Best (1826-1897)
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Waffentanz

For Piano (Kleinmichel)
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General Information

Work Title Jessonda
Alternative. Title Grosse Oper in drei Akten
Authorities Wikipedia; GND: 300269382; BNF: 139195377
Composer Spohr, Louis
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. WoO 53 ; Op.63 (overture)
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. ILS 44
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 3 acts
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1822 March-December
First Performance. 1823-07-28 in Kassel, Hoftheater
conducted by the composer
First Publication. 1824
Librettist Eduard Heinrich Gehe (1793-1850)
after the tragedy 'La veuve du Malabar ou L'Empire des coutumes'
by Antoine-Marin Lemierre (1733-1793).
Language German
Average DurationAvg. Duration 130 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation vocal soloists, mixed chorus, orchestra
External Links Wikipedia article
Spohr on operone.de

Misc. Comments

Overture published in 1824 - see December 1824 Allgemeine Musikalische Zeitung.

Op.63 is also attached to the entire opera (not just the overture) irregularly- see e.g. Hofmeister's Monatsbericht (1872), p.238 (Op.63. Jessonda. Klav.-Ausg.)