Universal Edition - Alban Berg – Wozzeck

Alban Berg


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Alban Berg

Work Details

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)
Soloinstruments/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); celesta; harp; violin I; violin II; viola; violoncello; contrabass; stage (Heurigenmusik): 1st fiddle; 2nd fiddle; 1st fiddle (transposed); 2nd fiddle (transposed); clarinet in Bb; accordion; guitar; bass tuba; stage: piano out of tune; stage: (chamber orchestra): flute (+picc); oboe; cor anglais; clarinet in Eb; clarinet in A; bass clarinet in B; bassoon; contrabassoon; 1st horn in F; 2nd horn in F; 1st solo-violin; 2nd solo-violin; viola, violoncello; contrabass
Duration: 90′
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