Alkestis, Op.35 (Wellesz, Egon)

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Language German
Publisher. Info. Vienna: Universal Edition, 1923. Plate U.E. 7429.
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General Information

Work Title Alkestis
Alternative. Title Drama in einem Aufzuge nach Euripides
Composer Wellesz, Egon
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.35
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IEW 9
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1 act
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1922-23
First Performance. 1924/03/20 — Mannheim
First Publication. 1923 – Vienna: Universal Edition
Librettist Hugo von Hofmannsthal (1874-1929) after Euripides
Language German
Dedication Jakob Wassermann dem Freund, dem Künstler gewidmet
Average DurationAvg. Duration 85 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation Voices: 2 sopranos, mezzo-soprano, alto, 3 tenors, baritone, 2 basses + mixed chorus (SATB)
Orchestra: 3 flutes, 2 oboes, 3 clarinets, 2 bassoons + 4 horns, 3 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba + timpani, percussion + harp + strings
External Links Sound sample @ Universal Edition

Misc. Comments

A 1969 ORF performance is available from Premiere Opera.