Frank Martin: The Tempest

Frank Martin The Tempest
The Tempest

Frank Martin: The Tempest

Year of composition:
1952/1955
Version:
First version
Composer:
Frank Martin
Text author:
William Shakespeare
Translator:
A.W. von Schlegel; Pauline Martin
Choir:
TB, gemischter Kammerchor hinter der Szene
Instrumentation:
3 3 3 3 - 4 3 3 1 - windmascine, flute stage music, 1. horn stage music, 2. horn stage music, trumpet in C stage music, Jazz-percussion stage music, Violine I stage music, Violine II stage music, Viola stage music, Violoncello stage music, doublebass stag
Instrumentation details:
1st flute
2nd flute
3rd piccolo
1st oboe
2nd oboe
cor anglais
1st clarinet
2nd clarinet
bass clarinet
tenor saxophone in Bb
1st bassoon
2nd bassoon
contrabassoon
1st horn in F in D
2nd horn in F in D
3rd horn in F
4th horn in F
1st trumpet in C
2nd trumpet in C
3rd trumpet in C
1st trombone
2nd trombone
3rd trombone
tuba
1st timpani
2nd timpani
windmashine
percussion(4)
celesta
harp
piano
violin I
violin II
viola
violoncello
double bass, flute stage music, 1. horn stage music, 2. horn stage music, trumpet in C stage music, Jazz-percussion stage music, Violine I stage music, Violine II stage music, Viola stage music, Violoncello stage music, doublebass stage music (the wind/brass instr. can be played by orchestra musicians)
Scenery:
5
Duration:
150’
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09 Feb

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04 Mar

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World première

Location:
Wien
Date:
17.06.1956
Conductor:
Ernest Ansermet

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