Meyerbeer, Giacomo

STAGE WORKS

L'Africaine (Vasco de Gama) (1865) • Work description
Opera in 5 acts 
4 (1picc).2.2 c.a.2. 2 b cl.4. / 6.4cnt.ophic.4.3.0  / 3timp.perc / 4hp / str backstage ensemble: 2.0.2.2 / 2.0.0.0 / 2hp. Cannon
stage music: 2picc.0.0.0 / 4flghn.4cnt alto.4 cor.2cor baritone.4.0.6Btba / perc
Editor of the critical edition: Jürgen Schläder 

Le Pardon de Ploërmel – Dinorah (1859) • Work description
Opéra comique in three acts
First version with dialogues (1859) 
3sop.2ten.bar.bass.2 actors
2picc.2.2c.a.2.bcl.2 / 7.2cnt.4.3.0. / timp.perc / harp / str 
stage music: bell / harmonium / wind machine and thunder machine 
Editor of the critical edition: Fabien Guilloux 

Le Prophète (1849)
Opera in 5 acts
Text: Eugène Scribe
3(1. Picc).3(3. ca).3(3. Bcl).4.-4.2.2 Cornett.3.0.Oph.,Timp, Perc, 4 Hrp, Str, GCh, KCh; Soli; Banda (behind the stage)
Hrgs. der kritischen Edition: Matthias Brzoska

Emma di Resburgo 
editor of the critical edition: Marco Beghelli

Les Huguenots (1836)
Work description
Opera in 5 acts
6sop.2alt.7ten.10 bass. choir, ballet, actors
picc.2.2 (1c.a).2 (1bcl).4 / 4.Ophic.4.3.0 / timp.perc / harp / str 
stage music: picc.0.2.7 (1es).2.dbn / 4.ophic.5.2.0 / perc
editor of the critical edition: Oliver Jacob 

Robert le Diable (1831)
Work description
Opera in 5 acts
3sop.4tenors.3bass.mixed choir (with solo parts) / 2picc.2.2.c.a.2.4 / 4.ophic.4.3.0 / timp.perc / 2hp.org / str 
stage music: picc / 4.ophic.4.3.0 / dr (1player) 
editor of the critical edition: Wolfgang Kühnhold/Peter Kaiser 

Margherita d’Anjou (1820)
Melodramm semiserio in 2 acts
Text: Felice Romani
3S.2T.4Bar.1chr.
Orchestra: Picc.2.2.2.2 / 4.2.3.1 / timp.perc / str
Banda: picc.5cl.1bsn / 4.4.2.2 / perc
Editor of the critical edition: Peter Kaiser



SINGLE SCENES OF STAGE WORKS

L‘Africaine (Vasco de Gama)
Ouverture 
2picc.2.2.c.a.2.bcl.4 / 4.ophic.4.3.0 / timp.perc / 2hp / str 
Editor of the critical edition: Jürgen Schläder 

L‘Africaine (Vasco de Gama)
Entr'acte et marche indienne 
Act IV (Prelude)
picc.3 (1picc.).2.2.bcl.4 / 4.ophic.4.3.0 / timp.3perc / 2hp / str 
Banda (military chapel): 2picc / saxhorn (in D). 4saxhorns contralto (in A).4saxhorns contralto (in D).4saxhorns tenor (in A).2saxhorns baryton.6bass saxhorns (in C).4trp (in D) / tamb.mil. 
Editor of the critical edition: Jürgen Schläder 

Le Pardon de Ploërmel - Dinorah
Overture  
for orchestra
Duration: 6‘
Editor of the critical edition: Fabien Guilloux 

Les Huguenots
Danse des bohémiens (Gypsy dance)
No. 16, act III
Picc.2.2.2.4 / 4.ophic.4.3.0 / timp.4perc / str 
editor of the critical edition: Oliver Jacob 

Les Huguenots
Overture 
Picc.2.2 (1c.a).2.4 / 4.ophic.4.3.0 / timp.b dr / str 
Editor of the critical edition: Oliver Jacob 

Les Huguenots
Entr'acte et ballet de l'acte V 
No. 25: Interlude and ballet, act V
Picc.2.2.2.4 / 4.ophic.4.3.0 / timp.2perc / str 
Editor of the critical edition: Oliver Jacob 

Le prophète
2picc.2.2.2.bcl.4 / 4.ophic.4.3.0 / timp.3perc / str 
Editor of the critical edition: Matthias Brzoska 

Le prophète, Airs de ballet
Critical Edition: Matthias Brzoska 
Nr. 15 A-D, Akt III: I. Valse - II. Pas de la Redowa - III. Quadrille des patineurs - IV. Galop
2picc.2.2.2.bcl.4 / 4.ophic.4.3.0 / timp.3perc / str 
Editor of the critical edition: Matthias Brzoska 

Robert le Diable 
Overture 
Picc.2.2.2.2 / 4.ophic.2.3.0 / timp.perc / str 
Editor of the critical edition: Wolfgang Kühnhold / Peter Kaiser 



FURTHER WORKS

Arias for soprano
SY 2873

Arias for tenor
SY 2875

Arias for baritone and bass

SY 2877

Arias for mezzo soprano and alto
SY 2874

Gli Amori di Teolinda 

Cantata 
by Giuseppe Rossi
sop.male choir / cl. solo
picc.2.2.2.2 / 2.2.0.0 / timp / str 
Editor of the critical edition: M. Engelhardt / P. Kaiser 

Gott und die Natur
sop.alto.ten.bass.choir / 2.2.2.3 / 2.2.3.0 / timp / harp / str 
Editor of the critical edition: Peter Kaiser


Il Crociato in Egitto
Work description
The Crusader in Egypt: Pace io reco (Queste destre l'acciaro di morte)
2.2.2.2 / 2.2.2.0 / str

Margherita d’Anjou 
Sinfonia militare 
for orchestra
picc.1.2.2.2 / 4.2.3.0.serp / timp.4perc / str 

Le voici Scena e coro della banda 
Gli Ugonotti 
For voice, choir and orchestra

Zwei Psalmen 
Wenn der Herr nicht bei uns wär / Lehre, Ewiger... 
for choir and orchestra
Editor of the critical edition: Peter Kaiser
 

(September 05, 1791 - May 02, 1864)

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