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Karol Szymanowski: King Roger (The Shepherd)

  • Opera in 3 acts (1918-1924)
  • 3 3 4 3 - 4 3 3 1 - perc(6), hp(2), cel, pno, org, str
  • Duration: 120’
  • Instrumentation details:
    1st flute
    2nd flute
    3rd flute (+picc)
    1st oboe
    2nd oboe
    cor anglais (+3rd ob)
    1st clarinet in Bb (+cl(A))
    2nd clarinet in Bb
    3rd clarinet in Bb (+cl(A)
    bass clarinet in Bb
    1st bassoon
    2nd bassoon
    contrabassoon (+3rd bsn)
    1st horn in F
    2nd horn in F
    3rd horn in F
    4th horn in F
    1st trumpet in Bb (+tpt(C))
    2nd trumpet in Bb (+tpt(C))
    3rd trumpet in Bb (+tpt(C))
    1st trombone
    2nd trombone
    3rd trombone
    percussion(6): xylophone, glockenspiel, timpani, triangle, cymbals, tam-tam, snare drum, long drum, bass drum
    1st harp
    2nd harp
    violin I
    violin II
    stage music: 1st trumpet in C
    2nd trumpet in C
    3rd trumpet in C
    4th trumpet in C (ad lib)
  • Choir: SATB Knabenchor: Diskant (Sopran)/Alt
  • Composer: Karol Szymanowski
  • Librettist: Jaroslaw IwaszkiewiczKarol Szymanowski
  • Translator: Rudolf Stephan HoffmannGeoffrey DunnJosef Frantisek MunclingerPiotr Kaminski
  • Dedication: à Dorothy Jordan Robinson
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Karol Szymanowski: King Roger - op. 46 | UE7750

Opera in 3 Acts

  • Edition type: piano reduction
  • Languages: German | Polnisch
  • Format: 23.2 × 30.5 cm
  • ISBN: 978-3-7024-0977-7
  • ISMN: 979-0-008-01661-5
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