Universal Edition - Alfred Schnittke – Historia von D. Johann Fausten

Alfred Schnittke

Alfred Schnittke
Historia von D. Johann Fausten

Year of composition: 1987/1994
Subtitle: Oper in 3 Akten und 1 Epilog
Composer: Alfred Schnittke
Text Source: das Volksbuch von 1587
Librettist: Alfred Schnittke; Jörg Morgener
Original Language: Deutsch
Parts: Doctor Johann Faustus, Baß / Mephostophiles, höllischer Geist (auch Dienstbarer Geist des Faust, Marschall), Countertenor / Mephostophilia, weiblicher höllischer Geist (auch Gräfin von Bayern, Die schöne Helena, Königin von Griechenland), Alt / Drei Grafen , 3 Baritone / Drei Studenten, 3 Baritone / Herzog von Bayern, Baß / Weinherr, Baß / Der Alte, ein frommer Arzt, Tenor / Erzähler, Tenor (auch: Alt, Männer- oder gemischter Chor)( Ballett - Statisten)
Choir: SATB
Instrumentation details:
3 (2. also alto-, 3. also picc.)·3 (3. also c.a)·3 (1. and 2. also cl(Eb)., 2. also alto-sax., 3. also bass cl. and baritone sax.)·3 (3. also cbsn.) - 4·4·4·1 - timp., perc. (triangle, hanging cymbal, flexaton, tambourine, small and bass drum, 3 tam-tam, woodblockdrum, gong, tam-tam, glockenspiel, tubular bells, xyl., vibaphon, marimba, drums, 2 Lotos flutes): 5 player - hp., cel., pno., hpsd., organ / tbnitiv, 2 syntheziser, e-guitar, bassguitar - str. old instruments: Zwerchpfeife, crumhorn, lute, zither
Duration: 120′
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Historia von D. Johann Fausten

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Location: Hamburg / Germany
Date: 1995

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