Erwartung, Op.17 (Schoenberg, Arnold)

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Editor First edition
Publisher. Info. Vienna: Universal Edition, 1916. Plate U.E. 5361.
Misc. Notes Originally submitted by Daphnis on 16 January 2011. 1923 copyright bogus.
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Work Title Erwartung
Alternative. Title Monodram
Name Translations 期待 (オペラ); La espera; Ожидание; 期待 (音樂); Atendo
Name Aliases 期待 (シェーンベルク); Expectation
Authorities WorldCat; Wikipedia; VIAF: 184685976; LCCN: n81148979; GND: 300178727; BNF: 139188563
Composer Schoenberg, Arnold
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.17
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IAS 4
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's Monodrama in 4 scenes:
Scene 1: Am Rande eines Waldes. Mondhelle Straßen und Felder; der Wald hoch und dunkel
Scene 2: Tiefstes Dunkel. Breiter Weg, hohe dichte Stämme
Scene 3: Weg noch immer im Dunkel. Seitlich vom Wege ein breiter heller Streifen
Scene 4: Mondbeschienene breite Straße, rechts aus dem Wald kommend. Wiesen und Felder
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1909
First Performance. 1924-06-06 in Prague, Deutsches Landestheater
Marie Gutheil-Schoder (soprano), orchestra, Alexander Zemlinsky (conductor)
First Publication. 1916 - Vienna: Universal Edition, Plate U.E. 5361.
Librettist Marie Pappenheim (1882-1966)
Language German
Average DurationAvg. Duration 30 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation soprano, orchestra
piccolo, 3 flutes (3rd also piccolo), 3 oboes, English Horn (also oboe), piccolo clarinet (D),
3 clarinets (1 in B, 2 in A), bass clarinet (in B), 3 bassoons, contrabassoon
4 horns (in F), 3 trumpets (in B), 4 trombones, tuba
timpani, cymbals, bass drum, snare drum, tamtam, ratchet, triangle,
glockenspiel, xylophone, harp, celesta, strings (16, 14, 10–12, 10–12, 8–10)
Discography MusicBrainz
All Music Guide
External Links Schoenberg Center
Wikipedia article
Erwartung -  Scores at Sheet Music Plus