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Franz von Suppé
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Opera and lyrical music
Sheet music for Franz von Suppe
Concert Band/Harmonie — Score Only —
Fantasie uber Themen von Franz von Suppe. Composed by Franz von Suppe (1819-1895). Arranged by Franz Watz. Score Only. Composed 2004. Edition DeHaDe #1161-04-140 DHD. Published by Edition DeHaDe (BT.1161-04-140-DHD).
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Free operetta by Franz von Suppe for singers and piano (ad libitum flute and violin on the stage). Composed by Franz von Suppe (1819-1895). Edited by Matthias Hammerschmitt. Score. Duration 70'00. Published by Edition 49 (E4.E49-06042-10).
Concert Band — Score and Parts — Concert, Contest
Composed by Franz von Suppe (1819-1895). Arranged by John R. Bourgeois. Bourgeois Series. All the thrilling elements that are evident in von Suppe's remarkable overtures. Concert, Contest. Score and Parts. Wingert-Jones Publications #3017281. Published by Wingert-Jones Publications (WJ.3017281).
Concert Band — Score — Concert, Contest
Composed by Franz von Suppe (1819-1895). Arranged by John R. Bourgeois. Bourgeois Series. All the thrilling elements that are evident in von Suppe's remarkable overtures. Concert, Contest. Score. Wingert-Jones Publications #3017282. Published by Wingert-Jones Publications (WJ.3017282).
String Orchestra — Score,Set of Parts — Romantic Period,Repertoire
Composed by Franz von Suppe (1819-1895). Arranged by Laura Jekel. Romantic Period, Repertoire. Score, Set of Parts. 15 pages. Published by Laura Jekel (S0.747063).
Piano Duet — Score — Romantic Period
Composed by Franz von Suppe (1819-1895). Arranged by L. Oesterle. Romantic Period. Score. 20 pages. FCMUSIC #PS821. Published by FCMUSIC (S0.25383).
Soprano saxophone, Alto saxophone, Tenor saxophone, Baritone saxophone — Score and Parts — Classical
Eingerichtet von Wolfgang Birtel. Composed by Franz von Suppe (1819-1895). Arranged by Wolfgang Birtel. SaxoPhonPower Vol. 14. Classical. Score and Parts. 6 pages (score); 8 pages (part) pages. Published by Verlag Dohr (VD.E.D.12574).
— Part(s); Score — Masterwork Arrangement; Romantic
Composed by Franz von Suppe (1819-1895). Arranged by Mark Williams. Concert Band; Masterworks; Performance Music Ensemble; Single Titles; SmartMusic. Challenger Band Series. Form: Overture. Masterwork Arrangement; Romantic. Part(s); Score. 234 pages. Alfred Music #00-4357. Published by Alfred Music (AP.4357).
Concert Band — score and set of parts —
Composed by Franz von Suppe (1819-1895). Arranged by Kenneth Singleton. Score and set of parts. Published by Grand Mesa Music (GC.GMM108-SET).
Flute,Woodwind Choir or Ensemble,Flute Choir,Flute Ensemble — Score,Set of Parts — Classical Period,Opera
Composed by Franz von Suppe (1819-1895). Arranged by Fabio Barnaba. Classical Period, Opera. Score, Set of Parts. 40 pages. Published by Fabio Barnaba (S0.168221).
The "Light Cavalry Overture" and the "Jolly Robbers" overture are two
well known pieces.
(conributed by Davis Beall <email@example.com>)
Francesco Ezechiele Ermenegildo Cavaliere Suppé Demelli, better know as Franz von Suppé, was born in the Dalmatian port city of Spalato (now, Split, Croatia). Suppé‘s father, an Austrian civil servant working in Dalmatia, opposed the idea of his son pursuing a musical career. Nevertheless, at the age of 13, Suppé composed a full-scale Catholic Mass entitled Missa dalmatia. The young Suppé studied law at the University of Padua, but continued to secretly pursue his musical interests.
After his father’s death in 1835, Suppé and his mother moved to Vienna. There, he studied music with Ignaz von Seyfried and Simon Sechter. The former helped Suppé in 1840 to gain his first, albeit unpaid, important musical position as third Kappellmeister at the theater in der Josefstadt in Vienna. In 1841, Suppé scored his first great success at the Josefstadt Theater with his incidental music to a play entitled Jung lustig, im Alter traurig, oder Die Folgen der Erziehung. The favorable reception accorded this work led to several compositions for the theater in der Josefstadt, including the incidental music to the play Ein Morgen, ein Mittag und ein Abend in Wien (Morning, Noon and Night in Vienna), which premiered on 26 February 1844.
In 1845, Suppé became Kappellmeister at the famous Theater an der Wien and served in that capacity for 17 years, achieving renown both as a composer and conductor. He later served in a similar capacities for the Kaitheater (1862-65) and Carltheater (1865-1882). Suppé was also an accomplished operatic basso and appeared in several regional productions. Suppé‘s prolific musical output included songs, operettas, full-scale operas, liturgical works, chamber music and symphonies. Suppé‘s Das Pensionat (1860) is considered the first successful Viennese operetta, but the composer was proudest of his Boccaccio, a work he called "the greatest success of my life". Suppé was at work at yet another operetta, Das Modell, at the time of his death in 1895 at the age of 76.
Today, Suppé is remembered for a handful of overtures, including that for Morning, Noon and Night in Vienna. Their melodic invention, colorful orchestration and irrepressible energy and charm have assured Suppé‘s overtures an occasional appearance in concert programs, even if sadly, his other works have lapsed into obscurity.