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Music Text

Libretto by Hugo von Hofmannsthal (G,Cz,E,F,I,R)

Scoring

Major roles: dramS,lyrcolS,dramM,charB,B; minor roles: S,A,T;
small roles: 2S,M,A,8T,Bar,6B,mimes; small chorus
3(III=picc).3(III=corA).3(I=Ccl,II=Ccl,III=Dcl,Ebcl).bcl(=bhn).
3(III=dbn)-4.3.3.1-timp.perc(3):tgl/t.bells/cast/cyms/tamb/t.mil/SD/
BD/glsp/bells/sleigh bells/ratchet-cel-pft-2harp-
strings(16.16.12.10.8 reduced where necessary)Off-stage orchestra: 2.
1.1.Ebcl.2-2.1.0.0-perc:SD-pft-harm- strings(1.1.1.1.1 doubl
ed if necessary)


Abbreviations (PDF)

Territory
This work is available from Boosey & Hawkes for all countries except Germany, Italy, Portugal, Danzig, and the former territories of the USSR.

Opera
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World Premiere
1/26/1911
Hofoper, Dresden
Dresden Hofoper / Ernst von Schuch
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