Leoš Janáček: Jenufa

  • Opera in 3 acts from Moravian peasant life (1894-1908/1916)
  • original version of 1904
  • 3 3 3 3 - 4 3 3 1 - timp, perc, hp, str; stage music: xyl, hn(2), zvonky, str(1 1 1 1 1)
  • Duration: 120’
  • Instrumentation details:
    piccolo
    1st flute
    2nd flute
    1st oboe
    2nd oboe
    cor anglais
    1st clarinet in Bb (+cl(A))
    2nd clarinet in Bb (+cl(A))
    bass clarinet in Bb
    1st bassoon
    2nd bassoon
    contrabassoon (ad lib.)
    1st horn in F
    2nd horn in F
    3rd horn in F
    4th horn in F
    1st trumpet in F (+tpt(C) +tpt(E))
    2nd trumpet in F (+tpt(C) +tpt(E))
    3rd trumpet in F (ad lib) (+tpt(C) +tpt(E))
    1st trombone
    2nd trombone
    3rd trombone
    tuba
    timpani
    percussion
    harp
    violin I
    violin II
    viola
    violoncello
    contrabass
    stage music: xylophone
    1st horn in F
    2nd horn in F
    zvonky
    violin I(1)
    violin II(1)
    viola(1)
    violoncello(1)
    contrabass(1)
  • Choir: SATTBB - Dorfvolk, Rekruten, Musikanten, Gesinde, Dorfmädchen
  • Roles: Grandmother Buryja, alto Kostelnicka Buryja, soprano Jenufa, soprano Laca Klemen, tenor Steva Buryja, tenor Foreman, baritone The Mayor, bass His Wife, mezzo-soprano Karolka, mezzo-soprano Herdswoman, mezzo-soprano Barena, soprano Jano, soprano Aunt, alto
  • Composer: Leoš Janáček
  • Librettist: Gabriela Preissová
  • Editor: Mark Audus
  • Language: Czech
  • Translator: Max BrodOtakar KrausEdward Downes
  • Dedication: im Angedenken an Olga Janácková

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