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Monteverdi - Kats-Chernin: Die Krönung der Poppea (L'incoronazione di Poppea) (1643/2012/17) 180'
Opera musicale in three acts with a prologue

Music Text

Deutsch

Libretto by Giovanni Francesco Busenello; German version by Susanne Felicitas Wolf (I,G)

Scoring

4S,M,A,4T,2Bar,B; chorus; 0.2.0.asax.tsax(=barsax).0-0.2.cimbasso.0-perc(2):maracas/cast/claves/shaker/guiro/crot/tgl/cyms/BD/SD/tpl.bl/glsp/vib/wdbls/congas/bongos/cowbell-continuo-strings; Tutti stings divided in: vla I–III, vlc I–II, db; Continuo: 2 gtr players, doubling and dividing the following instruments: banjo, dobro, mandolin, 12-string, electric, classical, Jazz, steal-string, slide, Hawaii, ukulele (some effects may be produced by the same instrument); 1 vlc(separate from the celli tutti); 1theorbo; 1kbd synthesizer: most used sounds include elec.org, Jazz.org, pipe.org, chamber.org, hpd, clavecin, and ad lib keyboard instruments as available.

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World premiere of version

16/09/2012
Komische Oper, Berlin
Barrie Kosky, director / Orchester und Ensemble der Komischen Oper Berlin / André de Ridder

World premiere of version

29/04/2017
(new instrumentation) - Komische Oper, Berlin
Barrie Kosky, director / Orchester und Ensemble der Komischen Oper Berlin / Matthew Toogood

Recommended Recording

Komische Oper Berlin (live, 2012)
André de Ridder, cond. | Barrie Kosky, dir.
Arthaus / Unitel 109078

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