Universal Edition - Carl Maria von Weber – Oberon

Carl Maria von Weber

Carl Maria von Weber

Year of composition: 1826
Subtitle: Romantische Feen-Oper in 3 Akten
Composer: Carl Maria von Weber
Edited by: Karlheinz Gutheim; Wilhelm Reinking
Text Source: die gleichnamige epische Dichtung
Librettist: James Robinson Planché
Translator: Karlheinz Gutheim; Wilhelm Reinking
Parts: Oberon, Tenor / Titania, stumme Rolle / Puck, Alt / Zwei Meermädchen, Soprane / Hüon, Tenor / Scherasmin, Bariton / Rezia, Sopran / Fatima, Mezzosopran / 8 Sprechrollen (Ballett)
Choir: SATB
Instrumentation: 2(4) 2 2 2 - 4 2 3 0 - timp, perc(4), guit, str
Instrumentation details:
1st piccolo (ad lib)
2nd piccolo (ad lib)
1st flute
2nd flute
1st oboe
2nd oboe
1st clarinet in A
2nd clarinet in A
1st bassoon
2nd bassoon
1st horn in F
2nd horn in F
3rd horn in F
4th horn in F
1st trumpet in D
2nd trumpet in D
1st trombone
2nd trombone
3rd trombone
1st percussion (triangle)
2nd percussion (tambourine)
3rd percussion (side drum)
4th percussion (bass drum, cymbals)
violin I
violin II
stage music: 1st flute
2nd flute
1st oboe
2nd oboe
1st clarinet in Bb
2nd clarinet in Bb
1st bassoon
2nd bassoon
Scenery: 9
Duration: 130′
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World Première

Location: London / Great Britain
Date: 1826

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