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Universal Edition - Alexander Zemlinsky – Sinfonietta

Alexander Zemlinsky

Alexander Zemlinsky
Sinfonietta

Opus: op. 23
Year of composition: 1934
Scored for: for orchestra
Composer: Alexander Zemlinsky
Edited by: Antony Beaumont
Instrumentation: 2 2 2 2 - 4 3 3 0 - timp, perc, hp, str
Instrumentation details:
1. flute
2. flute (+ picc.)
1. oboe
2. oboe (+ c.a.)
1. clarinet in B (+ cl.(A))
2. clarinet in A (+ cl.(Bb)
cl.(Eb))
1. bassoon
2. 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
timpani
perc
harp
violin I
violin II
viola
violoncello
contrabass
Duration: 22′
 
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Sinfonietta, op. 23

World Première

Location: Prag / Czech Republic
Date: 19.02.1935
Conductor: Heinrich Jalowetz

Work Introduction

The composition of this 22-minute orchestral work was suggested by Universal Edition: Alexander Zemlinsky was asked to write a piece without soloists that would be easy to promote.

It actually enjoyed a promising series of successful performances, including in New York under Mitropoulos – however, the composer was already too ill to attend the concert. The music of Sinfonietta lies somewhere between Mahler-style late-romanticism and a linear objectivity, with the second movement, a Ballade, coming closest to the spirit of Mahler. The work shows what Viennese music can sound like without Schönberg’s influence. Zemlinsky connoisseurs will also spot quotations from his own works, including String Quartet No. 2, the sixth Maeterlinck-Gesang and the opera Der Kreidekreis.

Score – Sinfonietta

  • for orchestra
  • Edition type: score
  • UE10287
  • ISBN: 978-3-7024-3840-1
  • ISMN: 979-0-008-02634-8
EUR 84,95

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Study score – Sinfonietta

  • for orchestra
  • Edition type: study score
  • UE31926
  • ISBN: 978-3-7024-1104-6
  • ISMN: 979-0-008-06535-4
EUR 60,95

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