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Franz Schreker: Das Spielwerk

  • Mystery in 1 act (1908-1912/1920)
  • 4 3 4 3 - 6 3 3 1 - timp, perc(5), hp(2), cel, guit(2), str; stage music: 3 2 3 0 - 6 3 0 0 - timp, perc(7), hp, cel, harm, org, basset hn, str
  • Duration: 100’
  • Soloists:
    flute (+Bühnenmusik)
  • Instrumentation details:
    1st flute
    2nd flute
    3rd flute
    4th flute (+picc)
    1st oboe
    2nd oboe
    3rd oboe (+c.a)
    clarinet in Eb (+3rd cl(Bb)
    cl(A))
    1st clarinet in Bb (+cl(A))
    2nd clarinet in Bb (+cl(A))
    bass clarinet in Bb
    1st bassoon
    2nd bassoon
    contrabassoon
    1st horn in F
    2nd horn in F
    3rd horn in F
    4th horn in F
    5th horn in F
    6th horn in F
    1st trumpet in C
    2nd trumpet in C
    3rd trumpet in C
    1st trombone
    2nd trombone
    3rd trombone
    bass tuba
    timpani
    percussion: 5 players
    1st harp
    2nd harp
    celesta
    guitar (2)
    violin I
    violin II
    viola
    violoncello
    contrabass
    stage music: 1st flute (+picc
    also solo)
    2nd flute
    3rd flute
    basset horn in F (solo, instead of flute)
    1st oboe
    2nd oboe
    clarinet in Eb
    1st clarinet in A (+cl(Bb))
    2nd clarinet in A
    1st horn in F
    2nd horn in F
    3rd horn in F
    4th horn in F
    5th horn in F
    6th horn in F
    1st trumpet in C
    2nd trumpet in C
    3rd trumpet in C
    timpani
    percussion: 7 players
    harp
    celesta
    harmonium
    organ
    basset horn
    violin I
    violin II
    viola
    violoncello
    contrabass
  • Choir: SATB
  • Roles: Meister Florian, baritone Die Prinzessin, soprano Ein wandernder Bursche, tenor Wolf, bassbaritone Die Graben-Liese, alto Der Kastellan, bass Der erste Mann, bass Der zweite Mann, bass Der dritte Mann, bass Der vierte Mann, tenor Erster Bürger, bass Zweiter Bürger, bass Dritter Bürger, tenor Vierter Bürger, tenor Fünfter Bürger, bass Sechster Bürger, bass Siebenter Bürger, bass Achter Bürger, tenor Neunter Bürger, tenor Pagen / junge Mädchen / junge Ritter / junge Frauen / Bürger / Weiber / allerlei Volk.
  • Composer: Franz Schreker
  • Librettist: Franz Schreker
  • Remarks: Study score available at Musikproduktion Höflich: www.musikmph.de

World première

Location:
Nationaltheater, München (DE)
Date:
30.10.1920
Orchestra:
Nationaltheaterorchester
Conductor:
Bruno Walter

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