Der Golem (Albert, Eugen d')

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Arranger Otto Singer II (1863-1931), piano reduction
Publisher. Info. Wien: Universal-Edition A.G, 1926. Plate U.E. 8525.
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Work Title Der Golem
Alternative. Title Musikdrama in drei akten
Composer Albert, Eugen d'
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 3 acts
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1926
First Performance. 1926-11-14 in Frankfurt: Alte Oper
First Publication. 1926
Librettist Ferdinand Lion (1883-1965)
after Der Golem: Ghettolengende in drei Aufzügen by Arthur Holitscher (1869-1941)
Language German
Dedication an Isis
Average DurationAvg. Duration 3 hours
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation voices, chorus, orchestra
Der Golem (bass)
Rabbi Loew (baritone)
His apprentice (tenor)
Lea, Rabbi Loew's foster daughter (soprano)
Emperor Rudolf II (bass)
First Jew (tenor)
Second Jew (baritone)
townspeople, members of the Emperor's court
3 flutes (3rd also piccolo), 2 oboe (2nd also English horn), English horn,
3 clarinets in B, A (3rd also bass clarinet in B), 3 bassoons
4 horns (in F, E), 4 trumpets (in C, B, F, E), 3 trombones, tuba
timpani, percussion, 2 harps celesta, strings
alto saxophone (also soprano in B), tenor saxophone (ad lib.)
2 cornets in B, 3 trombones, percussion
tam-tam, musical saw, harmonium (ad lib)
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