Kurt Weill: The Pledge

  • Opera in 3 acts (1931)
  • 2 2 2 2 - 0 3 2 1 - pno(2), timp, perc, str, 3 hn behind stage
  • Duration: 210’
  • Instrumentation details:
    1. flute (+ picc.)
    2. flute (+ picc.)
    1. oboe
    2. oboe
    1. clarinet in B
    2. clarinet in B
    1. bassoon
    2. bassoon (+ cbsn.)
    1. trumpet in B (+ cornet.(Bb))
    2. trumpet in B (+ cornet.(Bb))
    3. trumpet in B
    1. trombone
    2. trombone
    bass tuba
    timpani
    perc
    1. pno
    2. pno
    violin I
    violin II
    viola
    violoncello
    contrabass
    1. horn in F
    2. horn in F
    3. horn in F
  • Choir: SATB
  • Composer: Kurt Weill
  • Librettist: Caspar Neher

Audiosamples

The complete perusal score (PDF-preview)

World première

Location:
Städtische Oper, Berlin (DE)
Date:
10.03.1932
Conductor:
Fritz Stiedry

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