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Strauss, RichardCapriccio op. 85 (1940-41) 130'
A conversation piece for music

Music Text  
Libretto by Clemens Krauss (G,E,F,I)

Scoring
Major roles: dramS,dramA,heldT,2Bar,B; minor roles: S,2T,B; chorus: 4T,4B 3(III=picc).2.corA.3.bhn.bcl.3(III=dbn)-4.2.3.0-timp.perc:cyms/BD- hpd-2harp-strings(16.16.10.10.6) On-stage: vln.vlc-hpd; backstage: string sextet.
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.


For full details on this stagework, including synopsis and roles, please visit our Opera section.


World Premiere
10/28/1942
Nationaltheater, Munich
Bavarian State Opera / Clemens Krauss


Recommended Recording
Gundula Janowitz/Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau/Peter Schreier/Hermann Prey/Karl Ridderbusch/Tatiana Troyanos/Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra and Chorus/Karl Böhm
Deutsche Grammophon 445 3472

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