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Christoforus - V (5), Coro, orch; op. 120; IrmR op.120


Name Rheinberger, Josef Gabriel (1839-1901)
Standardized title Christoforus
Scoring summary V (5), Coro, orch
Opus number op. 120
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.
RISM ID No. 00000403010476


Work number 1.1.1
Title of movement, tempo Ouverture
Voice/instrument vl 1
Key or mode c
PAE Code
Work number 1.1.2
Title of movement, tempo Allegro
Voice/instrument fag 1
Key or mode c
PAE Code
Work number 1.2.1
Title of movement, tempo 1.Teil
Tempo moderato
Voice/instrument S coro
Key or mode c
Text incipit Es lebt' vor grauen Zeiten ein Held im Morgenland
T'was in the far bright Mornland a warrior dwelt of old
PAE Code
Work number 1.3.1
Title of movement, tempo 2.Teil
Tempo moderato
Role Der Riese
Voice/instrument Bariton solo
Key or mode d
Text incipit Satan feiger Gesell ist dies deine Macht
Satan cowardly friend ist this then thy might
PAE Code


Solo voice 2110
Additional solo voice Bariton
Choir voice 1111
Strings 11111
Woodwinds 2222
Brass instruments 223
Plucked instruments arp
Percussion triangolo
Keyboards pf (orch)
Other instruments fl.picc
Dramatic roles named, standardized Des Christkind's Stimme (S)
Der Riese
Einsiedler (T)
Warnende Stimme (A)
Lockende Stimme (S)

Material description

Type Print
Publishing, Printing and Production Information Leipzig, Kistner, [Karl] Fr[iedrich]
Format, extent 1 short score (piano score): 93p.
1 score: 202p.
27 parts: 18, 18, 18, 18, 18, 18, 18, 18, 18, 18, 18, 18, 18, 18, 18, 18, 18, 18, 18, 18, 18, 18p.; 21, 19, 19, 28, 28p.
Dimensions Different sizes
Parts held Coro: S (4x), A (5x), T (5x), B (8x); vl 1, 2, vla, vlc and b (2x)
Plate number 5725/28

Further information

Copy examined for cataloging CH-E MW 111 [score], MW 511 [piano score], 109,3 [parts]


Catalog of works IrmR , op.120
Opus number op. 120

Index terms

Subject heading Oratorios
Language of text ger
Name Hoffnaass, Franziska von (1832-1892) [Text author]
Egerton, Seymour (1839-1898) [Text author]
Maria Theresia, Prinzessin von Bayern [Dedicatee]