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Franz Schreker: Der Schatzgräber

  • Opera in 1 prologue, 4 acts and 1 epilogue (1915-1918)
  • 3 3 3 3 - 4 3 3 1 - timp, perc(4), high bells, hp(2), cel, str; stage music: 3 hn, 3 tpt
  • Duration: 145’
  • Instrumentation details:
    1st flute
    2nd flute
    3rd flute (+picc)
    1st oboe
    2nd oboe
    cor anglais
    1st clarinet in A (+cl(Bb))
    2nd clarinet in A (+cl(Bb))
    bass clarinet in Bb
    1st bassoon
    2nd bassoon
    1st horn in F
    2nd horn in F
    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
    bass tuba
    high bells
    1st harp
    2nd harp
    violin I
    violin II
    stage music: 1st horn in F
    2nd horn in F
    3rd horn in F
    1st trumpet in C
    2nd trumpet in C
    3rd trumpet in C;
  • Choir: SATB Im Orchestergraben: Mezzosopran, 1. Alt, 2. Alt
  • Roles: Der König, high bass Die Königin, silent part Der Kanzler, tenor Der Graf, baritone Der Magister, bass Der Narr, tenor Der Vogt, baritone Der Junker, baritone or high bass Elis, tenor Der Schultheiß, bass Der Schreiber, tenor Der Wirt, bass Els, soprano Albi, lyric tenor Ein Landsknecht, low bass Erster Bürger, tenor Zweiter Bürger, baritone Dritter Bürger, bass Erste alte Jungfer, mezzo-soprano Zweite alte Jungfer, mezzo-soprano (or alto) Ein Weib, alto (or mezzo-soprano) Herzöge / Grafen / Ritter / Edle und ihre Frauen / Landsknechte (Soldaten) / Mönche / ein Henker / ein Büttel / Volk.
  • Composer: Franz Schreker
  • Librettist: Franz Schreker
  • Thematic analysis: Richard Specht
  • Dedication: der Stadt Frankfurt am Main und ihrem Opernhause in Dankbarkeit zugeeignet
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Franz Schreker: Der Schatzgräber  | UE6137

  • Edition type: libretto
  • ISBN: 978-3-7024-2175-5
  • ISMN: 979-0-008-06911-6
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