Alexander Zemlinsky: Der Geburtstag der Infantin (Der Zwerg)

  • 3 3 5 4 - 4 3 3 1 - timp, perc(4), hp, cel, mand, guit, str; on stage: bsn, 2 cl(C), 2 hn(F), tamb, mand, str
  • Duration: 90’
  • Instrumentation details:
    1. flute
    2. flute
    3. flute (+picc)
    1. oboe
    2. oboe
    3. oboe (+c.a)
    1. clarinet in A (+cl(Bb))
    2. clarinet in A (+cl(Bb))
    3. clarinet in A (+cl(Bb)
    bass cl(Bb))
    1. bassoon
    2. bassoon
    3. bassoon (+cbsn)
    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
    bass tuba
    timpani
    perc(4)
    harp
    celesta
    mandolin
    guitar
    violin I
    violin II
    viola
    violoncello
    contrabass
    music on stage: bassoon
    clarinet in C(2)
    1. horn in F
    2. horn in F
    tambourine
    mandolin
    1. violin
    2. violin
    viola
    violoncello
    contrabass
  • Choir: SA
  • Composer: Alexander Zemlinsky
  • Librettist: Georg Klaren
  • Writer of pre-existing text: Oscar Wilde
  • Text adapter: Adolf Dresen

Audiosamples

World première

Location:
Staatsoper, Hamburg (DE)
Date:
20.09.1981
Conductor:
Gerd Albrecht
Main soloists:
Janet Perry - Infantin; Kenneth Riegel - Zwerg

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