Instrumentation details: 1. flute 2. flute 3. flute (+ picc.) 1. oboe 2. oboe 3. oboe 1. clarinet in B 2. clarinet in B 3. clarinet in B (+ bass cl.(Bb)) 1. bassoon 2. bassoon 3. bassoon (+ cbsn.) 1. horn in F 2. horn in F 3. horn in F 4. horn in F 1. trumpet in C 2. trumpet in C 3. trumpet in C 1. trombone 2. trombone 3. trombone tuba timpani perc (3) celesta pno harp violin I violin II viola violoncello contrabass music on stage: pno (4 hdg.)
Roles: Penelope, soprano
3 suitors: spielbariton, bass buffo, tenor buffo
1. Bote, baritone
2. Bote, tenor
Der Podestà von Castel Circeo, heldentenor
Penelope is a work by Rolf Liebermann. The librettist of Liebermann's work is Heinrich Strobel. This opera semiseria in 2 parts was composed between 1954-1955. The total length of the performance of this poem in German language is 90 minutes.