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

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


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