Elektra, Op.58 (Strauss, Richard)

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Daphnis (2008/11/24)

PMLP55122-Strauss - Elektra, Op. 58 (orch. score).pdf
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Berlin: Adolph Fürstner, 1916.

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Massenetique (2011/11/15)

PMLP55122-Strauss - Elektra VS Sibley.1802.16776.pdf
Arranger:

Otto Singer II (1863-1931), piano reduction

Language:

German

Publisher Info.:

Berlin: Adolph Fürstner, 1908. Plate A. 5654 F.

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 Complete Score
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Alaric (2009/6/29)

PMLP55122-StraussR-Op058vsGE.pdf
Arranger:

Carl Besl (fl.ca.1912), piano reduction

Language:

German / English

Translator:

Alfred Kalisch (1863–1933)

Publisher Info.:

Berlin: Adolph Fürstner, 1910.

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London: Boosey & Hawkes, n.d.(after 1943). Plate H. 15780

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Arrangements and Transcriptions

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For Piano solo (Taubmann)

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Massenetique (2012/4/29)

SIBLEY1802.20306.997c-39087012874485score.pdf
Arranger:

Otto Taubmann (1859-1929)

Publisher Info.:

Berlin: Adolph Fürstner, 1909. Plate A. 5660 F.

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Missing the final pages (#165-?).
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 Orchestral Studies
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Generoso (2011/6/29)

PMLP55122-Strauss - Cello Orchestra Studies Heft3 Elektra (Hugo Dechert).pdf
Arranger:

Hugo Dechert (1860-1923)

Publisher Info.:

Berlin: Adolph Fürstner, 1912. Plate A. 6412 F.

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Piano (Singer)
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General Information

Work Title Elektra
Alternative Title Tragödie in einem Aufzuge ; Tragedy in One Act
Composer Strauss, Richard
Opus/Catalogue Number Op.58 ; TrV 223
Movements/Sections 1 Act
Year/Date of Composition 1906-08
First Performance 1909-01-25 in Dresden: Hofoper
First Publication 1908
Librettist Hugo von Hofmannsthal (1874-1929)
Language German
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Vocal soli, Mixed Chorus and Orchestra
Piccolo, 3 Flutes (3rd also Piccolo), 3 Oboes (3rd also English horn), Heckelphone,
Piccolo Clarinet (E), 4 Clarinets (B, A), 2 Bassethorns, Bass Clarinet,
3 Bassoons, Contrabassoon
8 Horns (2 also Wagner Tuba in B, 2 also Wagner Tuba in F), 6 Trumpets, Bass Trumpet,
2 Tenor Trombones, Bass Trombone, Contrabass Trombone, Tuba
2 Sets of Timpani, Snare Drum, Bass Drum, Cymbals, Tam-Tam, Triangle, Tambourine,
Castanets, Glockenspiel, Celesta, 2 Harps, Strings
External Links Wikipedia article
Libretto
Aria-database.com


Misc. Comments

Roles

  • Klytämnestra (Mezzosopran)
  • Elektra, ihre ältere Tochter (Sopran)
  • Chrysothemis, ihre jüngere Tochter (Sopran)
  • Aegisth (Tenor)
  • Orest (Bariton)
  • Der Pfleger des Orest (Bass)
  • Die Vertraute (Sopran)
  • Die Schleppträgerin (Sopran)
  • Ein junger Diener (Tenor)
  • Ein alter Diener (Bass)
  • Die Aufseherin (Sopran)
  • 5 Mägde (1 Alt, 2 Mezzosopran, 2 Sopran)
  • Chor: Dienerinnen und Diener


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