Emma und Eginhard

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Emma und Eginhard, oder Die Last-tragende Liebe, TWV 21:25, is a German Singspiel in three acts by Georg Philipp Telemann performed in Hamburg at the Oper am Gänsemarkt in 1728. The librettist was Christoph Gottlieb Wend (de).[1]

The opera's overture is also played as Violin Concerto in A minor.

Edition[edit]

  • Georg Philipp Telemann: Die last-tragende Liebe or Emma und Eginhard, Urtext edition, ISMN 979-0006497942

Recordings[edit]

  • Selected arias: "Das Auge starrt, die Lippen beben"; "Erscheine bald du, Irrlicht meiner Sinne"; "Steckt Mars den Degen ein, so wetzt Cupido Pfeile" from Telemann, album by Nuria Rial (Deutsche Harmonia Mundi, 2011, Cat. No: 88697922562)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Emma und Eginhard". Goldberg: Early Music Magazine. No. 47–49. 2007. p. 51. Emma und Eginhard, written to a libretto by Christian Gottlieb Wend, is undoubtedly one of the best of the Hamburg