Bohuslav Martinů: The Epic of Gilgamesh

Bohuslav Martinů The Epic of Gilgamesh
The Epic of Gilgamesh

Bohuslav Martinů: The Epic of Gilgamesh

Year of composition:
1955
Subtitle:
oratorio in three parts; according to the Critical Edition
Scored for:
for soli, mixed choir and orchestra
Composer:
Bohuslav Martinů
Choir:
SATB
Soloists:
Sopran, Tenor, Bariton, Bass
Instrumentation:
2 0 2 0 - 0 3 2 0 - timp, perc(4), hp, pno, str
Instrumentation details:
1st flute
2nd flute
1st clarinet in Bb
2nd clarinet in Bb
1st trumpet in C
2nd trumpet in C
3rd trumpet in C
1st trombone
2nd trombone
timpani
percussion(4x)
harp
piano
violin I
violin II
viola
violoncello
double bass
Duration:
50’
Dedication:
Maja Sacher
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The Epic of Gilgamesh

Bohuslav Martinů: The Epic of Gilgamesh

study score
for soli, mixed choir and orchestra , 50’
Instr.: 2 0 2 0 - 0 3 2 0 - timp, perc(4), hp, pno, str

The Epic of Gilgamesh

Bohuslav Martinů: The Epic of Gilgamesh

full score
for soli, mixed choir and orchestra , 50’
Instr.: 2 0 2 0 - 0 3 2 0 - timp, perc(4), hp, pno, str

The Epic of Gilgamesh

Bohuslav Martinů: The Epic of Gilgamesh

piano reduction
for soli, mixed choir and orchestra , 50’
Instr.: 2 0 2 0 - 0 3 2 0 - timp, perc(4), hp, pno, str

World première

Location:
Janácek Oper, Brno (CZ)
Date:
11.12.2014
Orchestra:
Brno Philharmonic Orchestra
Conductor:
Aleksandar Markovic
Main soloists:
Brian Caspe, narrator; Adriana Kohútková, s; Martin Šrejma, t; Jirí Hájek, bar; Adam Plachetka, bar

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