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Cover of the revised piano score, published at the time of the ballet’s stage première in October 1910. First published in a limited, small-format, edition early in 1910, this reappeared in 4to size (as shown here) at the time of the stage première. Erich Wolfgang Korngold, photographed in Hamburg, March 1910. The Brendan G Carroll Collection One of two extracts from the ballet published in full score in 1911.  The orchestration, by Korngold's teacher Alexander Zemlinsky, was later revised by the composer himself. Poster for the stage première of Der Schneemann, Oct 4 1910. The Brendan G Carroll Collection Dancers Karl Godlewsky and Louise Wopalenska, in costume for Der Schneemann, Wiener Hofoperntheater, Oct 4 1910. The Brendan G Carroll Collection The composer caricatured as a huge snowman outside the Vienna Opera House.  This appeared in the Neues Wiener Tagblatt during the week of the stage première. The Brendan G Carroll Collection