Der Wein (Berg, Alban)

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Publisher. Info. Vienna: Universal Edition, 1966. Plate U.E. 14286.
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Language German
Translator Stefan Anton George (1868-1933)
Publisher. Info. Vienna: Universal Edition, 1930. Plate U.E. 9957.
Misc. Notes 600 dpi
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General Information

Work Title Der Wein
Alternative. Title Konzertarie
Composer Berg, Alban
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IAB 15
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 4 sections:
  1. Einleitung. Langsam ( = 36-44) -
  2. Die Seele des Weines ( = 46-52) -
  3. Der Wein der Liebenden (Leicht bewegt.  = ca. 60) -
  4. Der Wein des Einsamen (Anfangstempo ( = 36-44))
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1929
First Performance. 1930
First Publication. 1930
Librettist Charles Baudelaire (1821-1867)
Language German
Average DurationAvg. Duration 13 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation voice and orchestra
Voice - soprano
2 flutes (both also piccolo), 2 oboes (2nd also English horn), 2 clarinets (B, A),
bass clarinet (B), alto saxophone (E), 2 bassoons, contrabassoon
4 horns (F), 2 trumpets (F), 2 trombones, tuba
timpani, percussion (3-4 players), piano, harp, strings
Discography MusicBrainz
External Links Universal Edition Page on Der Wein
Wikipedia article

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