Universal Edition - Alban Berg – Wozzeck

Alban Berg

Alban Berg

Opus: op. 7
Year of composition: 1917-1922
Subtitle: Opera in 3 acts (15 scenes)
Version: reduced version (Stein)
Composer: Alban Berg
Arranger: Erwin Stein
Text Source: "Woyzeck" Drama von Georg Büchner
Text Author: Georg Büchner
Librettist: Alban Berg
Original Language: Deutsch
Translator: Vida Harford; Eric Blackall
Parts: Wozzeck, Bariton und Sprechstimme
Tambourmajor, Heldentenor
Andres, lyrischer Tenor und Sprechstimme Hauptmann, Tenorbuffo
Doktor, Baßbuffo
1. Handwerksbursch, tiefer Baß und Sprechstimme
2. Handwerksbursch, hoher Bariton
Der Narr, hoher Tenor
Marie, Sopran
Margret, Alt
Mariens Knabe, Singstimme
ein Soldat, Tenor
Choir: Soldaten und Burschen, Tenor I u. II, Bariton I u. II und Baß I u. II
Mägde und Dirnen, Soprane und Alte (zweistimmig)
Kinder (einstimmig)
Soloists: violin (+Kammerorchester); violin (+Kammerorchester); viola (+Kammerorchester); violoncello (+Kammerorchester); contrabass (+Kammerorchester)
Instrumentation: 3 3 3 3 - 4 3 3 1 - timp(2), perc(4), hp, cel, str; stage: "Heurigenmusik" - fiddle (2-4), cl, acc, guit, bass tuba; pno; chamber orch - 1 2 3 2 - 2 0 0 0 - str(1 1 1 1 1)
Instrumentation details:
1st flute (+picc)
2nd flute (+picc)
3rd flute (+picc)
1st oboe
2nd oboe
3rd oboe (+c.a)
1st clarinet in Bb (+cl(A))
2nd clarinet in Bb (+cl(Bb))
3rd clarinet in Bb (+bass cl(Bb))
1st bassoon
2nd bassoon
3rd bassoon (+cbsn)
1st horn in F
2nd horn in F
3rd horn in F
4th horn in F
1st trumpte in F
2nd trumpte in F
3rd trumpte in F
1st trombone
2nd trombone
3rd trombone
contrabass tuba
timpani (2 players)
percussion (4 players)
violin I
violin II
stage (Heurigenmusik): 1st fiddle
2nd fiddle
1st fiddle (transposed)
2nd fiddle (transposed)
clarinet in Bb
bass tuba
stage: piano out of tune
stage: (chamber orchestra): flute (+picc)
cor anglais
clarinet in Eb
clarinet in A
bass clarinet in B
1st horn in F
2nd horn in F
1st solo-violin
2nd solo-violin
viola, violoncello
Duration: 90′
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