Daphne, Op.82 (Strauss, Richard)

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Daphnis (2009/2/16)

Publisher. Info. Vienna: Richard Strauss (Selbstverlag), 1938.
Reissue — Mainz: B. Schotts Söhne, 1938.
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Arranger Nikolaos-Laonikos Psimikakis-Chalkokondylis
Publisher. Info. Nikolaos-Laonikos Psimikakis-Chalkokondylis, 2010.
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Work Title Daphne
Alternative. Title Bukolische Tragödie in Einem Aufzüge
Name Translations Daphné; Dafne (opera Straussa); ダフネ (リヒャルト・シュトラウス); Dafne; Дафна (опера); 다프네; 達佛涅; 达佛涅
Authorities WorldCat; Wikipedia; VIAF: 182464261; LCCN: no96025903; GND: 300156405; BNF: 13919914p
Composer Strauss, Richard
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.82 ; TrV 272
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IRS 14
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1 act
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1936-37
First Performance. 1938-10-15 in Dresden, Semperoper
Karl Böhm (conductor)
First Publication. 1938
Librettist Joseph Gregor (1888-1960)
Language German
Average DurationAvg. Duration 105 Minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation voices, orchestra
Daphne, daughter of Peneios and Gaea: (soprano)
Peneios, a fisherman, father of Daphne: (bass)
Gaea, Peneios wife, mother of Daphne: (contralto)
Leukippos, a shepherd: (tenor)
Apollo (tenor)
1st Shepherd: (baritone)
2nd Shepherd: (tenor)
3rd Shepherd: (bass)
4th Shepherd: (bass)
1st Maid (Girl): (soprano)
2nd Maid (Girl): (soprano)
3 flutes (3rd also piccolo), 2 oboes, english horn, clarinet (C), 2 clarinets (B, A)
basset horn, bass clarinet (B, A), 3 bassoons, contrabassoon
4 horns (F, E, E, D), alphorn, 3 trumpets (C), 3 trombones, bass tuba
timpani, percussion:
(bass drum, cymbals, triangle, tambourine, tam-tam)
organ, 2 harps, strings (
Related Works Daphne-Etude, TrV 272b for violin
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