Alexander Zemlinsky: Sinfonische Gesänge

  • for baritone (or alto) and orchestra
  • 3 4 4 3 - 2 3 3 1 - timp, perc(2), mand, str
  • Duration: 18’
  • Soloists:
    baritone or alto
  • Instrumentation details:
    piccolo
    1st flute
    2nd flute
    1st oboe
    2nd oboe
    3rd oboe
    cor anglais
    clarinet in Eb
    1st clarinet in Bb
    2nd clarinet in Bb
    bass clarinet in Bb
    1st bassoon
    2nd bassoon
    3rd bassoon (+cbsn)
    1st horn in F
    2nd 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(2)
    mandolin
    violin I
    violin II
    viola
    violoncello
    contrabass
  • Composer: Alexander Zemlinsky
  • Text author: Wilhelm Grosz
  • Translator: Jean Forman
  • Dedication: zum Tod seiner Frau Ida
  • Remarks: in memoriam of his wife Ida

Audiosamples

The complete perusal score (PDF-preview)

World première

Location:
Brno (CZ)
Date:
08.04.1935

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