Universal Edition - Alexander Zemlinsky – Kleider machen Leute

Alexander Zemlinsky
14.10.1871—15.03.1942

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Alexander Zemlinsky
Kleider machen Leute

Work Details

Year of composition: 1907-1910
Subtitle: Musikalische Komödie in 1 Vorspiel und 2 Akten
Composer: Alexander Zemlinsky
Text Source: Novelle "Kleider machen Leute" von Gottfried Keller
Librettist: Leo Feld
Parts: Wenzel Strapinski, Tenor / Sein Meister, Sprechrolle / 1. Schneidergeselle, Tenor / 2. Schneidergeselle, Bariton / Der Amtsrat, Bariton / Nettchen, Sopran / Böhni, Bariton / Kutscher, Bariton / Litumlei, Baß / Federspiel, Tenor / Häberlein, Tenor / Der Wirt, Bariton / Pütschli, Bariton / Ein Prologus, Sprechrolle / einige kleinere Partien
Choir: SATB
Instrumentation: 3 3 6 3 - 6 4 4 1 - timp, perc, hp, cel, pno, str
Instrumentation details: 1. flute; 2. flute; piccolo (+ fl.); 1. oboe; 2. oboe; 3. oboe (+ c.a.); 1. clarinet in B; 2. clarinet in B; 3. clarinet in B (+ cl.(A); cl.(Eb); cl.(D)); bass clarinet; 1. bassoon; 2. bassoon; 3. bassoon; 1. horn in F; 2. horn in F; 3. horn in F; 4. horn in F; 1. trumpet in C; 2. trumpet in C; 3. trumpet in C; 1. trombone; 2. trombone; 3. trombone; 4. trombone; bass tuba; timpani; harp; celesta; perc; violin I; violin II; viola; violoncello; contrabass; clarinet in B; clarinet in D; 1. horn in F; 2. horn in F; trumpet in C; pno; violin I; violin II
Scenery: 4
Duration: 100′
 
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Audio Excerpt

Kleider machen Leute

World Première

Location: Volksoper Wien / Austria
Date: 02.10.1910

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