Intermezzo, Op.72 (Strauss, Richard)

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Publisher. Info. Berlin: Adolph F├╝rstner, 1924. Plate A. 7800 F.
Misc. Notes 600 dpi
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For Piano solo

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Publisher. Info. Jede Woche Musik. Wochenschrift des Berliner Tageblatt
1. Jahrgang, Nr.8 (06. Dezember 1924)
Berlin: Adolph F├╝rstner, 1924
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General Information

Work Title Intermezzo
Alternative. Title
Composer Strauss, Richard
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.72 ; TrV 246
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IRS 42
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 2 acts
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1919-23
First Performance. 1924-04-11 in Dresden: Semperoper
Fritz Busch (conductor)
First Publication. 1924
Librettist Composer
Language German
Average DurationAvg. Duration 120 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation Voices, Chorus (all silent) and Orchestra
Robert Storch, a conductor and composer: (baritone)
Christine Storch, Robert's wife: (soprano)
Anna, the chambermaid of the Storches: (soprano)
Baron Lummer: (tenor)
Resi, a young girl: soprano
The notary: (baritone)
The notary's wife: (soprano)
Stroh, another conductor, and skat partner of Storch: (tenor)
A commercial counselor, and skat partner: (baritone)
A legal counsellor, and skat partner: (baritone)
A singer, and skat partner: (bass)
Franzl, the Storch's son: (boy, spoken)
Fanny, the Storch's cook: (spoken)
Marie and Therese, maids: (spoken)
Chorus (silent)
Young girl, Chambermaid, Housemaid.
2 flutes (2nd also piccolo), 2 oboes (2nd also english horn),
2 clarinets (B) (2nd also bass clarinet (B, (A)), 2 bassoons (see note at bottom of instrumentation)
3 horns (in F, E, D, E-flat, and A), 2 trumpets (C), 2 trombones
Timpani, Percussion:
(Cymbals (crash and suspended), snare drum, triangle, bass drum, sleigh bells)
Piano, harmonium, harp, strings (11,9,5,5,3)
(Note: 2nd bassoon must play low A in Act 2)
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