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Universal Edition - Franz Schreker – Der Schatzgräber

Franz Schreker
23.03.1878—21.03.1934

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Franz Schreker
Der Schatzgräber

Work Details

Year of composition: 1915-1918
Subtitle: Opera in 1 prologue, 4 acts and 1 epilogue
Composer: Franz Schreker
Librettist: Franz Schreker
Original Language: Deutsch
Parts: Der König, high bass
Die Königin, silent part
Der Kanzler, tenor
Der Graf, baritone
Der Magister, bass
Der Narr, tenor
Der Vogt, baritone
Der Junker, baritone or high bass
Elis, tenor
Der Schultheiß, bass
Der Schreiber, tenor
Der Wirt, bass
Els, soprano
Albi, lyric tenor
Ein Landsknecht, low bass
Erster Bürger, tenor
Zweiter Bürger, baritone
Dritter Bürger, bass
Erste alte Jungfer, mezzo-soprano
Zweite alte Jungfer, mezzo-soprano (or alto)
Ein Weib, alto (or mezzo-soprano)
Herzöge / Grafen / Ritter / Edle und ihre Frauen / Landsknechte (Soldaten) / Mönche / ein Henker / ein Büttel / Volk.
Choir: SATB
Im Orchestergraben: Mezzosopran, 1. Alt, 2. Alt
Instrumentation: 3 3 3 3 - 4 3 3 1 - timp, perc(4), high bells, hp(2), cel, str; stage music: 3 hn, 3 tpt
Instrumentation details: 1st flute; 2nd flute; 3rd flute (+picc); 1st oboe; 2nd oboe; cor anglais; 1st clarinet in A (+cl(Bb)); 2nd clarinet in A (+cl(Bb)); bass clarinet in Bb; 1st bassoon; 2nd bassoon; contrabassoon; 1st horn in F; 2nd horn in F; 3rd horn in F; 4th horn in F; 1st trumpet in C; 2nd trumpet in C; 3rd trumpet in C; 1st trombone; 2nd trombone; 3rd trombone; bass tuba; timpani; percussion(4); high bells; 1st harp; 2nd harp; celesta; violin I; violin II; viola; violoncello; contrabass; stage music: 1st horn in F; 2nd horn in F; 3rd horn in F; 1st trumpet in C; 2nd trumpet in C; 3rd trumpet in C;
Scenery: 6
Duration: 145′
Dedication: Der Stadt Frankfurt am Main und ihrem Opernhause in Dankbarkeit zugeeignet
 
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Audio Excerpt

Der Schatzgräber

World Première

Location: Oper Frankfurt Frankfurt am Main / Germany
Date: 21.01.1920
Orchestra: Orchester der Oper Frankfurt
Conductor: Ludwig Rottenberg

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