Bardengesang, Op.55 (Strauss, Richard)

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Sheet Music


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Madcapellan (2011/9/27)

Language German / English
Translator John Bernhoff, English text
Publisher. Info. Mainz: Fürstner Musikverlag, 1906. Plate 5574
Misc. Notes 600 dpi
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General Information

Work Title Bardengesang, Op.55
Alternative. Title
Composer Strauss, Richard
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.55 ; TrV 219
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IRS 8
Key C minor
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1906
Librettist Friedrich Gottlieb Klopstock (1724-1803)
Language German
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation Voices: male chorus
Orchestra: 4 flutes, 2 oboes, 4 clarinets (2 E, 2 B), 2 bassoons, contrabassoon
6 horns, 4 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba, percussion, timpani, 4 harps, strings

Misc. Comments

Grove Music lists this as simply "male chorus", but in the score this is divided into at least 3 choruses, each of which divides into at least two tenors and two basses, so fairly large numbers would be needed.