Bohuslav Martinů: The Greek Passion

Bohuslav Martinů The Greek Passion
The Greek Passion

Bohuslav Martinů: The Greek Passion

Year of composition:
1957
Subtitle:
Music drama in 4 acts
Version:
1st version (London version)
Composer:
Bohuslav Martinů
Editor:
Aleš Brezina
Original language:
English
Translator:
Brian Large; Nicola Raab Mag. (10.01.2000)
Librettist:
Bohuslav Martinů
Writer of pre-existing text:
Nikos Kazantzakis
Piano reduction:
Adam Klemens; Karl Heinz Füssl
Adaptation:
Aleš Brezina
Instrumentation:
3 3 3 3 - 4 3 3 1 - timp(2), perc(3), hp, cemb, str - on the stage: rec, cl, acc, vln(1)
Instrumentation details:
1. flute
2. flute
3. flute (+ picc.)
1. oboe
2. oboe
3. oboe (+ c.a.)
1. clarinet in B
2. clarinet in B
3. clarinet in B
1. bassoon
2. bassoon
3. 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
tuba
timpani (2)
perc (min. 3 player)
harp
hpsd
violin I
violin II
viola
violoncello
contrabass
music on stage: descant recorder (+ Arecorder
tubalfl)
clarinet in C
accordion
violin (1)
Duration:
130’
Dedication:
Paul Sacher, Graf Herbert Otto Teo
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The Greek Passion

Bohuslav Martinů: The Greek Passion

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, 130’
Instr.: 3 3 3 3 - 4 3 3 1 - timp(2), perc(3), hp, cemb, str - on the stage: rec, cl, acc, vln(1)

The Greek Passion

Bohuslav Martinů: The Greek Passion

piano reduction
, 130’
Instr.: 3 3 3 3 - 4 3 3 1 - timp(2), perc(3), hp, cemb, str - on the stage: rec, cl, acc, vln(1)

Next performances

14 Sep

The Greek Passion

Leeds Grand Theatre, Leeds (GB)

21 Sep

The Greek Passion

Leeds Grand Theatre, Leeds (GB)

27 Sep

The Greek Passion

Leeds Grand Theatre, Leeds (GB)

19 Oct

The Greek Passion

Leeds Grand Theatre, Leeds (GB)

02 Nov

The Greek Passion

Theatre Royal, Newcastle (GB)

World première

Location:
Festspielhaus, Bregenz (AT)
Date:
20.07.1999
Orchestra:
Wiener Symphoniker
Conductor:
Ulf Schirmer
Main soloists:
Esa Ruuttunen - Priester Grigoris, Christopher Ventris - Manolios, John Daszak - Yannakos, Adrian Clarke - Kostandis, Douglas Nasrawi - Panait, Nina Stemme - Katerina, Jonas Kaufmann - Nikolio, Anat Efraty - Lenio, Richard Angas - Captain, Eglis Silins -

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