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Strauss, RichardSalome op. 54 (1904-5) 100'
Music Drama in one act

Music Text  
Libretto drawn by the composer from Oscar Wilde's tragedy (G,Cz,E,F,I)

Major roles: S,M/A,T,3Bar; minor roles: A,5T,5B,mime 3.picc.2.corA.heckelphone.4.Ebcl.bcl.3.dbn- timp(2).perc(6-7):tam-t/cyms/BD/SD/tamb/tgl/cast/glsp/xyl- 2harp-cel-harm-org-strings(16.16.10-12.10.8) Reduced scoring: 3(III=picc).2.corA.2.Ebcl.bcl.3(III=dbn)- timp.perc(4):tam-t/cyms/BD/SD/tamb/tgl/cast/glsp/xyl-harp-cel-strings (16.16.10-12.10.8).
Abbreviations (PDF).

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World Premiere
Hofoper, Dresden
Dresden Hofoper / Ernst von Schuch

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