Oresteia (opera) (Taneyev, Sergey)

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Ambox notice.pngFor the orchestral piece on the same subject, see Oresteia (overture), Op.6.


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 Front cover, title page, preliminaries
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 Introduction and Part 1, Tableau 1
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 Part 1, Tableau 2
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 Part 2, Tableau 1
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 Part 2, Tableau 2
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 Part 2, Tableau 3
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 Part 3, Tableau 1
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 Part 3, Tableau 2
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 Part 3, Tableau 3
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Taneev Oresteia cov.jpg
Language:

Russian ; French ; German

Translator:

Mikhail Osipovich Ashkinasi as "Michel Delines", (1851-1914), French text
Hans Schmidt, German text

Publisher Info.:

Leipzig: M.P. Belaieff, 1900. Plate 2104.

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Public Domain [tag/del]

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 Kassandra's Arioso
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PMLP54219-Taneyev Kassandra .pdf
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"Арии и романсы: Для сопрано в сопровождении фп."
Moscow: Muzyka, n.d. Plate 15232

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General Information

Work Title Oresteia
Alternative Title Орестея
Composer Taneyev, Sergey
Movements/Sections 3 acts/parts, 8 tableaux
Part I. "Agamemnon"
Introduction
  • Tableau 1
1. Scene (guard)
2. Scene (Chorus of women, Clytaemnestra)
3. Scene (Clytaemnestra, chorus of people)
4. Scene (Narrative of Aegisthus. Duet)
  • Tableau 2
5. March with chorus
6. Scene (Agamemenon and chorus of warriors)
7. Scene and duet (Clytaemnestra and Agamemnon)
8. Scene of Cassandra with chorus (Clytaemnestra, Cassandra, chorus of people)
Arioso of Cassandra with chorus
9 Scene (Clytaemnestra and chorus)
10. Concluding scene (Aegisthus, Clytaemnestra, bodyguards, people)
Part II. "The Libation-Bearers"
  • Tableau 1
11. Recitative and arioso of Clytaemnestra
12. Scene (shade of Agamemnon, Clytaemnestra, later a female chorus)
13. Recitative and duet with chorus (Clytaemnestra, Elektra, and female chorus)
  • Tableau 2
14. Scene (Orestes)
15. Scene (Orestes with chorus of women)
16. Scene (Elektra and chorus of women)
17. Scene and duet (Elektra, Orestes, and chorus of women)
  • Tableau 3
18. Scene (Orestes and slave)
19. Quartet (Elektra, Clytaemnestra, Orestes, Aegisthus)
20. Scene (slave and Clytaemnestra)
21. Scene and duet (Clytaemnestra and Orestes)
22. Concluding scene (Orestes and chorus)
Part III. "The Eumenides"
  • Tableau 1
23. Entr'acte and scene (Orestes and Furies)
  • Tableau 2
24. Entr'acte
25. Scene (Orestes, Furies [offstage], later Apollo)
  • Tableau 3
26. Entr'acte and chorus of Athenians
27. Scene (Orestes and chorus)
28. Procession of areopagites
29. Scene (Orestes and an Areopagite)
30. Concluding scene (Athena, Orestes, Areopagites, people)
Year/Date of Composition 1887–94
First Performance 1895-10-29 – St Petersburg, Maryinsky Theatre
Eduard Krushevsky (conductor)
First Publication 1900 – Leipzig: M.P. Belaieff
Full score, Plate 2100.
Orchestral parts. Plate 2101.
Choral parts. Plate 2102.
Solo parts. Plate 2103.
Vocal score, 333 pages. Plate 2104.
Librettist Aleksey Venkstern (1856–1909), after a story by Aeschylus
Language Russian
Dedication In memory of Anton Rubinstein (1829–1894)
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation voices, chorus, orchestra
Cast: Agamemnon (Агамемнонь) (bass)
Clytemnestra (Клитемнестра) (alto)
Aegisthus (Эгистъ) (baritone)
Elektra (Электра) (soprano)
Orestes (Орест) (tenor)
Cassandra (Кассандра) (soprano)
Apollo Loxias (Аполлон Локсий) (baritone)
Pallas Athena (Афина Паллада) (soprano)
Areopagite (Ареопагит) (bass)
Koryphäe (Корифей ) (bass)
Guard (Страж) (bass)
Libation-Bearer (Раб) (bass)
Agamemnon's Spirit (Тень Агамемнона) (bass)
Mixed chorus (SATB)
Orchestra
Related Works Taneyev's concert overture Oresteia, Op.6 (1889), contains some themes that appear in the opera.
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