Kurt Weill: The Ballad of Magna Carta [EAMC]

Kurt Weill The Ballad of Magna Carta [EAMC]
The Ballad of Magna Carta [EAMC]

Kurt Weill: The Ballad of Magna Carta [EAMC]

Year of composition:
1940
Scored for:
for narrator, solo voices, mixed chorus and orchestra
Composer:
Kurt Weill
Text author:
Maxwell Anderson
Roles:
Narrator King John (bass) Seneschal (high baritone) Leader (tenor)
Choir:
SATB
Instrumentation:
2 1 0 1 - 0 3 2 0 - perc, hp, pno, alto sax(Eb), alto sax(Eb), t.sax(Bb), t.sax(Bb), guit - strings
Instrumentation details:
1st flute (+picc)
2nd flute (+picc)
oboe (+c.a)
1st alto saxophone in Eb (+bass cl(Bb))
2nd alto saxophone in Eb (+cl(Bb))
1st tenor saxophone in Bb (+cl(Bb))
2nd tenor saxophone in Bb
bassoon
1st trumpet in Bb
2nd trumpet in Bb
3rd trumpet in Bb
1st trombone
2nd trombone
piano
guitar
harp
percussion
violin
viola
violoncello
double bass
Duration:
15’
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World première

Location:
New York
Date:
04.02.1940
Conductor:
Mark Warnow

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