Die tote Stadt, Op.12 (Korngold, Erich Wolfgang)

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Marietta's Lied zur Laute

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Marietta's Lied zur Laute

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Tanzlied des Pierrots

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General Information

Work Title Die tote Stadt
Alternative. Title Oper in drei Bildern
Composer Korngold, Erich Wolfgang
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.12
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 3 Acts and 12 Scenes
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1920
First Performance. 1920-12-04 in Hamburg and Cologne
First Publication. 1920
Librettist Paul Schott, pseud. Erich Korngold and Julius Korngold (1860-1945)
Language German
Dedication Dr. Ludwig Strecker
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation voices, chorus, orchestra
Cast
Paul (tenor)
Marietta (soprano)
Frank (baritone)
Brigitta (alto)
Juliette (soprano)
Lucienne (mezzo-soprano)
Gaston (mute role)
Victorin (tenor)
Fritz (baritone)
Prince Albert (tenor)
Chorus
Orchestra
3 flutes (2 and 3 also piccolo), 2 oboes, English horn,
2 clarinets, bass clarinet, 2 bassoons, contrabassoon
4 horns, 3 trumpets, bass trumpet, 3 trombones, tuba
timpani, percussion, glockenspiel, xylophone,
celesta, piano, harmonium, mandolin, 2 harps, strings
Behind the Stage
2 E-flat clarinets, 2 trumpets, percussion (triangle, tambourine, snare drum, bass drum, cymbls)
7 church bells (A B C# D D# E F#), wind machine
Above the Theatre (pref. 1st Loge)
2 trumpets, 2 trombones (doubled if possible)
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