Penthesilea, Op.18 (Szymanowski, Karol)



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Editor First edition
Adam Neuer (b. 1935)
Publisher. Info. Karol Szymanowski: Gesamtausgabe, Serie A, Bd.10 (pp.1-14)
Krakow: Polskie Wydawnictwo Muzyczne, 1977. Plate PWM-7342.

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General Information

Work Title Penthesilea
Alternative. Title Pentezilea
Composer Szymanowski, Karol
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.18
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IKS 24
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1908
First Performance. 1910/3/20 in Lvov*
Stanisława Korwin-Szymanowska (soprano), Grzegorz Fitelberg (conductor)
First Publication. 1977
Librettist Stanisław Wyspiański (1869-1907)
Language Polish
Average DurationAvg. Duration 7 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation soprano, orchestra
2 flutes, 2 oboes, English horn, 2 clarinets (B),
bass clarinet (B), 2 bassoons, contrabassoon
4 horns (F), 2 trumpets (B, C), 3 trombones, tuba
timpani, cymbals, harp, strings
External Links Szymanowski site article

Navigation etc.

  • gives 1910 as the year of first performance, but the Szymanowski site gives 1908. 1910 seems more likely.