Publication Schedule


Along with their importance for music theatre history, the decisive criterion for the choice of works to be edited was the editorial issues each presented. Accordingly, the compositions have been grouped into six modules, whose titles indicate the categories dealt with throughout the edition. The first volumes to appear are shown in yellow.

I Musical and Textual Parody


II Transfer and Transformation
  • Louis Spohr, Joseph Karl Bernard: Faust (1816/1852) · Ed. Tina Köth · BA 8820
  • Bedřich Smetana, Karél Sabina: Prodaná nevesta / Die verkaufte Braut (1866/1869) · Ed. Ivana Rentsch / Lucie Harasim-Berná · BA 8817


III Performance Practice and Interpretation
  • Agostino Steffani, Ortensio Mauro: Henrico Leone (1689) · Ed. Janette Seuffert · BA 8821
  • Ferdinando Paër, Giacomo Cinti: Leonora ossia L’amor conjugale (1804) · Ed. Christin Seidenberg · BA 8813
  • Carl Zeller, Moritz West, Ludwig Held: Der Vogelhändler (1891) · Ed. Stefanie Acquavella-Rauch · BA 8818


IV Work in progress
  • Joseph Martin Kraus, Johan Henrik Kellgren: Æneas i Carthago (1781–1792/1799 posthum) · Ed. Jens Dufner · BA 8823
  • Gaspare Spontini, Étienne de Jouy, Joseph Alphonse d’Esmenard: Fernand Cortez (1809/1817) · Ed. Klaus Pietschmann · BA 8822


V Speaking and Singing
  • Georg Anton Benda, Friedrich Wilhelm Gotter: Medea (1775) · Ed. Jörg Krämer · BA 8816
  • Engelbert Humperdinck, Elsa Bernstein: Königskinder (1897/1910) · Ed. Irmlind Capelle / Joachim Veit · BA 8826


VI Beyond Opera
  • Peter von Lindpaintner, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Carl Seydelmann: Ouverture, Entreacte, Chöre und Lieder zu Goethes Faust nach der szenischen Einrichtung von Carl Seydelmann (1832) · Ed. Antje Tumat / Andreas Münzmay · BA 8815
  • Adolphe Adam, Théophile Gautier, Jules Henri de Saint-Georges, Jean Coralli, Jules Perrot: Giselle ou les Willis (1842) · Ed. Marian Smith / Doug Fullington · BA 8819
  • Erik Satie, Francis Picabia, René Clair, Jean Börlin: Relâche / Cinéma: Entr’acte symphonique de Relâche (1924) · Ed. Andreas Münzmay · BA 8824
  • Bernd Alois Zimmermann, Alfred Jarry: Musique pour les soupers du Roi Ubu (1962–1966) · Ed. Janine Droese · BA 8825