date detained in connection with the Hamlet Overture is
July 15, 1876. This date can be found on the condensed
score (ÖNB Mus. Hs. 28353, Bl.1-10) containing
than the first half of the work. However, sketches
(ÖNB Mus. Hs. 28315, verso and ÖNB Mus. Hs. 28387, recto)
suggest that Rott had worked on the music.
a sketch exists in the form of a piano reduction (ÖNB Mus.
Hs. 28353, pp. 11-12), which seems to be a direct
continuation of the condensed score and contains the conclusion
of the overture.
there is a score (ÖNB Mus. Hs. 28,352), which was likely
to be a fair copy of the work. With this work Rott began
on November 29, 1876 but stopped after the first
if it is an unfinished work, it could be reconstructed
well in terms of the detailed design. With 242 bars,
the Hamlet Overture is one of the most extensive compositions
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