Strauss, Richard : Der Rosenkavalier  (The Knight of the Rose)  op. 59 (1909-10)  200'


Comedy for music in three acts

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)
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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
26/01/1911
Hofoper, Dresden
Dresden Hofoper / Ernst von Schuch


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