Erwartung, Op.17 (Schoenberg, Arnold)

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Publisher Info.:

Vienna: Universal Edition, 1916. Plate U.E. 5361.
(1923 copyright bogus)


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General Information

Work Title Erwartung
Alternative. Title Monodram
Name Translations 期待 (オペラ); La espera; Ожидание; 期待 (音樂)
Name Aliases 期待 (シェーンベルク); Expectation
Authorities WorldCat; Wikipedia; VIAF: 184685976; LCCN: n81148979; GND: 300178727; BNF: 139188563
Composer Schoenberg, Arnold
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.17
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IAS 4
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's Monodrama in 1 movement and 4 scenes
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1909
First Performance. 1924-06-06
First Publication. 1916
Librettist Marie Pappenheim (1882–1966)
Language German
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation Soprano soloist and orchestra
Piccolo, 3 flutes (3rd also piccolo), 3 Oboes, English Horn (also oboe), clarinet in D,
3 clarinets (1 in B, 2 in A), bass clarinet (in B), 3 bassoons, contrabassoon
4 horns (in F), 3 trumpets (in B), 4 trombones, tuba
timpani, cymbals, bass drum, snare drum, tamtam, ratchet, triangle,
glockenspiel, xylophone, harp, celesta, strings (16, 14, 10–12, 10–12, 8–10)
External Links Wikipedia article
Erwartung - scores at Sheet Music Plus