[Op. 50]. Feuersnot. Ein Singgedicht in einem Akt von Ernst von Wolzogen... Meinem Freunde Friedrich Rösch... Opus 50. Klavierauszug mit Text von Otto Singer. Pr. 12 Mk. netto. [Piano-vocal score]. Richard STRAUSS.

[Op. 50]. Feuersnot. Ein Singgedicht in einem Akt von Ernst von Wolzogen... Meinem Freunde Friedrich Rösch... Opus 50. Klavierauszug mit Text von Otto Singer. Pr. 12 Mk. netto. [Piano-vocal score]

Berlin: Adolph Fürstner [PN A. 5206 F.], [1901-1904]. Folio. Dark brown cloth with titling gilt. 1f. (recto title, verso blank), [1] (cast list), [2] (blank), 3-201, [i] (blank). Text in German. Printer's mark to lower right corner of p. 201: "Stich und Druck von C.G. Röder, Leipzig." With plate numbers "A.5202.5206.5250 F." to cast list. Publisher's handstamp to foot of title.

Signature, "F. Nicolics," dated Vienna, March 3, 1904, in black ink to title.

Binding slightly worn, rubbed and bumped. Slightly browned throughout.

First Edition, second issue. Trenner 203. Mueller von Asow p. 307. The first issue (1901) lacks the third plate number 5250 to the cast list; this number refers to Otto Singer's arrangement for piano without vocal parts.

First performed at the Königliches Opernhaus in Dresden on November 21, 1901 with Ernst von Schuch conducting.

"Despite its risqué text, Feuersnot boasted distinguished interpreters from the start: in Dresden the cross-grained lovers were Annie Krull and Karl Scheidemantel, destined respectively to be Strauss’s original Electra and the first Rosenkavalier Faninal, in Vienna Leopold Demuth sang the hero while Mahler conducted, and Berlin fielded Emmy Destinn as the (anti-)heroine. Since then, at least in Bavaria and adjacent regions, the opera has kept a toehold in the repertory." Bryan Gilliam and Charles Youmans in Grove Music Online. Item #27098

Price: $150.00  other currencies

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